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Membrane Technology for Liquid and Gas Separations

Membrane Technology for Liquid and Gas Separations

The combined U.S. market for membranes used in liquid and gas separations should reach $4.6 billion by 2021 from $3.4 billion in 2016 at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 6.2%, from 2016 to 2021.

This report provides:
An overview of the market for membrane technology for liquid and gas separations, with examination of the global activities due to the international presence of many industry participants.
Analyses of market trends, with data from 2015, 2016, and projections of compound annual growth rates (CAGRs) through 2021.
Information on applications for membrane technology for liquid and gas separations, including potable water, process water, and wastewater treatment; food and beverage processing; biopharmaceuticals production; other large-scale liquid separations; and industrial gas separation.
Coverage of technologies including reverse osmosis, nanofiltration, ultrafiltration, microfiltration, electrochemical processes, gas separation, pervaporation, and others.
Profiles of major players in the industry.


REPORT SCOPE

This report is primarily a study of the U.S. market, but due to the international presence of many industry participants, global activities are included where appropriate. Values are given in U.S. dollars, and revenue is counted at the manufacturer level. Forecasts are in constant U.S. dollars and growth rates are compounded. Five-year projections are provided for market activity and value. Industry structure, technological trends, pricing considerations, R&D, government regulations, company profiles and competitive technologies are included in the study. Only industrial-scale membrane products will be evaluated. No consumer products (i.e., point-of-use water systems) are included in the analysis.

CHAPTER 1 Introduction
STUDY GOAL AND OBJECTIVES
REASONS FOR DOING THE STUDY
INTENDED AUDIENCE
SCOPE OF REPORT
INFORMATION SOURCES
ANALYST'S CREDENTIALS
RELATED BCC RESEARCH REPORTS
BCC RESEARCH WEBSITE
DISCLAIMER
CHAPTER 2 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
SUMMARY TABLE U.S. MARKET FOR MEMBRANE MODULES USED IN GAS AND LIQUID SEPARATIONS, THROUGH 2021 ($ MILLIONS)
SUMMARY FIGURE U.S. MARKET FOR MEMBRANE MODULES USED IN GAS AND LIQUID SEPARATIONS, 2015-2021 ($ MILLIONS)
CHAPTER 3 INDUSTRY OVERVIEW
HISTORY OF THE INDUSTRY
TABLE 1 A BRIEF HISTORY OF MEMBRANE DEVELOPMENT
MEMBRANE TECHNOLOGY
MEMBRANE MATERIALS
Cellulosics
Polycarbonates
Polysulfones
Fluorinated Polymers
Polyamides
Inorganics
Ceramic
Metal
Stainless Steel
Palladium
Carbon
Carbon Nanotubes
Graphene Oxide
Zeolite and Other Novel Inorganic Membranes
Mixed-matrix Materials
MODULES
CONFIGURATION
Plate and Frame
Tubular Membranes
Spiral Wound Membranes
Hollow Fiber Membranes
MOLECULAR WEIGHT CUTOFF
FLUX
FOULING
METHODS OF FILTRATION
DIRECT-FLOW FILTRATION
CROSSFLOW FILTRATION
CHAPTER 4 MEMBRANE TECHNOLOGY TYPES
REVERSE OSMOSIS
APPLICATIONS
TABLE 2 APPLICATIONS FOR REVERSE OSMOSIS MEMBRANES
MANUFACTURERS
TABLE 3 MANUFACTURERS OF REVERSE OSMOSIS MEMBRANES
TRENDS AND TECHNICAL DEVELOPMENTS
Organic/Inorganic Nanocomposites
Carbon Nanotube Membranes
Graphene Oxide Membranes
Aquaporins
Oxidant-resistant Membranes
Forward Osmosis
Pressure-retarded Osmosis
Concentrate Management, Reuse and Mining
Beneficial Brine Reuse
Concentrate Minimization
Zero Liquid Discharge
Recovery and Resale of Salts in Desalination Brine
NANOFILTRATION
APPLICATIONS
TABLE 4 APPLICATIONS FOR NANOFILTRATION MEMBRANES
MANUFACTURERS
TABLE 5 MANUFACTURERS OF NANOFILTRATION MEMBRANES
TRENDS AND TECHNICAL DEVELOPMENTS
Organic Solvent Nanofiltration
DuraMem
SolSep
New OSN Materials
ULTRAFILTRATION
APPLICATIONS
TABLE 6 APPLICATIONS FOR ULTRAFILTRATION MEMBRANES
MANUFACTURERS
TABLE 7 MANUFACTURERS OF ULTRAFILTRATION MEMBRANES
TRENDS AND TECHNICAL DEVELOPMENTS
Oil Industry Wastewater Treatment
MICROFILTRATION
APPLICATIONS
TABLE 8 APPLICATIONS FOR MICROFILTRATION MEMBRANES
MANUFACTURERS
TABLE 9 MANUFACTURERS OF MICROFILTRATION MEMBRANES
TRENDS AND TECHNICAL DEVELOPMENTS
Micromachined Silicon Membranes
ELECTROCHEMICAL PROCESSES
ELECTRODIALYSIS
ELECTRODIALYSIS REVERSAL
ELECTROLYSIS
Chloralkali Production
ELECTRODEIONIZATION
MEMBRANE CHROMATOGRAPHY
Membrane Adsorbers
APPLICATIONS
TABLE 10 APPLICATIONS FOR ION EXCHANGE MEMBRANES
MANUFACTURERS
TABLE 11 MANUFACTURERS AND ION EXCHANGE MEMBRANE PRODUCTS
TRENDS AND TECHNICAL DEVELOPMENTS
Bipolar ED
Salinity Gradient Power
Electrolysis for Hydrogen Production
Brine Treatment
New ED
VALUE OF THE U.S. MARKET FOR MEMBRANE PRODUCTS USED IN LIQUID SEPARATIONS BY MEMBRANE TYPE
TABLE 12 U.S. MARKET FOR MEMBRANE PRODUCTS USED IN LIQUID SEPARATIONS BY TECHNOLOGY TYPE, THROUGH 2021 ($ MILLIONS)
FIGURE 1 U.S. MARKET FOR MEMBRANE PRODUCTS USED IN LIQUID SEPARATIONS BY TECHNOLOGY TYPE, 2015-2021 ($ MILLIONS)
REVERSE OSMOSIS
NANOFILTRATION
ULTRAFILTRATION
MICROFILTRATION
ELECTROCHEMICAL
GAS SEPARATION
APPLICATIONS
TABLE 13 APPLICATIONS FOR GAS SEPARATION MEMBRANES
MANUFACTURERS
TABLE 14 MANUFACTURERS AND THEIR MEMBRANE PRODUCTS FOR GAS
SEPARATION
TRENDS AND TECHNICAL DEVELOPMENTS
Zeolite and Carbon Molecular Sieve Membranes
CMS Hybrid Membranes
Carbon Nanotube Membranes
Graphene Oxide Membranes
Mixed Ionic and Electronic Conducting Materials
Facilitated Transport
CO2 Capture
Oxygen Transport Membranes
Improved Oxygen Transport Membranes
VALUE OF THE MARKET FOR GAS SEPARATION MEMBRANES
TABLE 15 U.S. MARKET FOR MEMBRANE PRODUCTS USED IN GAS SEPARATIONS, THROUGH 2021 ($ MILLIONS)
FIGURE 2 U.S. MARKET FOR MEMBRANE PRODUCTS USED IN GAS SEPARATIONS, 2015-2021 ($ MILLIONS)
PERVAPORATION
APPLICATIONS
TABLE 16 APPLICATIONS FOR PERVAPORATION MEMBRANES
MANUFACTURERS
TABLE 17 MANUFACTURERS AND THEIR MEMBRANE PRODUCTS FOR PERVAPORATION
TRENDS AND TECHNICAL DEVELOPMENTS
HybSi Ceramic Membranes for Process Intensification
Sustainable Furfural Production
VALUE OF THE MARKET FOR PERVAPORATION MEMBRANES
TABLE 18 U.S. MARKET FOR PERVAPORATION MEMBRANES, THROUGH 2021 ($ MILLIONS)
FIGURE 3 U.S. MARKET FOR PERVAPORATION MEMBRANES, 2015-2021 ($ MILLIONS)
CHAPTER 5 APPLICATIONS FOR MEMBRANE TECHNOLOGY
TABLE 19 MEMBRANE APPLICATIONS AND ALTERNATIVE SEPARATION
PROCESSES
TABLE 20 U.S. MARKET FOR MEMBRANE MODULES BY APPLICATION, THROUGH 2021 ($ MILLIONS)
FIGURE 4 U.S. MARKET FOR MEMBRANE MODULES BY APPLICATION, 2015-2021 ($ MILLIONS)
POTABLE WATER PRODUCTION
MUNICIPAL DRINKING WATER
Reverse Osmosis
Microfiltration
Ultrafiltration
Nanofiltration
Electrodialysis Reversal
MANUFACTURERS
TABLE 21 MAJOR MANUFACTURERS OF MEMBRANES FOR
DRINKING-WATER TREATMENT, BY TECHNOLOGY TYPE
TABLE 22 MAJOR MANUFACTURERS AND MEMBRANE PRODUCTS FOR POTABLE-WATER PRODUCTION
BOTTLED WATER TREATMENT
TRENDS AND TECHNICAL DEVELOPMENTS
Membrane Distillation
VALUE OF THE U.S. MARKET FOR MEMBRANES USED IN POTABLE WATER
TREATMENT
Reverse Osmosis
Nanofiltration
Microfiltration
Ultrafiltration
Pretreatment for Reverse Osmosis Desalination
Electrodialysis/Electrodialysis Reversal
Emerging Contaminants
Barriers to Membrane Technology
TABLE 23 U.S. MARKET FOR MEMBRANE MODULES USED IN POTABLE WATER TREATMENT BY TYPE, 2015 ($ MILLIONS/%)
FIGURE 5 U.S. MARKET FOR MEMBRANE MODULES USED IN POTABLE WATER TREATMENT BY TYPE, 2015 ($ MILLIONS)
WASTEWATER TREATMENT
DOMESTIC AND MUNICIPAL WASTEWATER
Membrane Bioreactors
Wastewater Reuse
INDUSTRIAL WASTEWATER
TABLE 24 POTENTIAL WASTEWATER COMPONENTS BY INDUSTRY
Heavy Metals
Organic Compounds
Oily Wastewaters
WATER AND RAW MATERIALS RECOVERY/RECYCLING
TABLE 25 RECOVERY/RECYCLE OPPORTUNITIES IN INDUSTRIAL
PROCESSES
MANUFACTURERS
TABLE 26 MANUFACTURERS AND THEIR MEMBRANE PRODUCTS FOR WASTEWATER TREATMENT
TRENDS AND TECHNICAL DEVELOPMENTS
Groundwater Replenishment System
Produced Water Reuse
VALUE OF THE MARKET FOR MEMBRANES USED IN WASTEWATER
APPLICATIONS
Municipal Wastewater Treatment
The Private Activity Bond Initiative
Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Authority
Membrane Bioreactors
Endocrine-disrupting Compounds
Industrial Wastewater Treatment
TABLE 27 U.S. MARKET FOR MEMBRANE MODULES USED IN WASTEWATER TREATMENT: CONVENTIONAL CROSSFLOW METHODS VS. MBR, 2015 ($ MILLIONS/%)
FIGURE 6 U.S. MARKET SHARE FOR MEMBRANE MODULES USED IN WASTEWATER TREATMENT: CONVENTIONAL CROSSFLOW METHODS VS. MBR, 2015 (%)
PROCESS-WATER TREATMENT
POWER-PLANT PROCESS WATER
BOILER FEEDWATER
Deoxygenation
Boiler Blowdown
Reusing Boiler Blowdown
Cooling-tower Water
Cooling-tower Blowdown
ULTRAPURE MICROELECTRONICS-GRADE WATER
COMPENDIAL WATER
OTHER PROCESS WATER
Chemicals Manufacturing
Oil and Gas Processing
MANUFACTURERS
TRENDS AND TECHNICAL DEVELOPMENTS
Produced Water Treatment
VALUE OF THE U.S. MARKET FOR MEMBRANE MODULES USED IN PROCESS
WATER TREATMENT
Power Plant and Industrial Boiler Feedwater Treatment
Semiconductor Water Treatment and Recycling
Compendial Water
FOOD AND BEVERAGE
FOOD PROCESSING APPLICATIONS
TABLE 28 MEMBRANE APPLICATIONS FOR FOOD PROCESSING
BEVERAGE PROCESSING APPLICATIONS
TABLE 29 MEMBRANE APPLICATIONS FOR BEVERAGE PROCESSING
MANUFACTURERS
TABLE 30 MANUFACTURERS AND THEIR MEMBRANE PRODUCTS FOR FOOD AND BEVERAGE APPLICATIONS
TRENDS AND TECHNICAL DEVELOPMENTS
Micro-engineered Silicon Membranes
Dairy Separations
Diafiltration Method for Producing Micellar Casein Concentrate
Isolating Minerals from Dairy Process Streams
Water Reuse
Forward Osmosis in Food Processing
VALUE OF THE MARKET FOR MEMBRANES USED IN FOOD AND BEVERAGE
APPLICATIONS
Dairy Separations
Soy, Corn and Other Mill-product Applications
Beverage Applications
Wastewater Treatment and Recycling Applications
Sugar, Starch and Sweetener Applications
Competitive Technologies and Barriers to Membrane Use
TABLE 31 U.S. MARKET FOR MEMBRANE MODULES USED IN FOOD AND BEVERAGE APPLICATIONS BY INDUSTRY SECTOR, 2015 ($ MILLIONS/%)
FIGURE 7 U.S. MARKET SHARE FOR MEMBRANE MODULES USED IN FOOD AND BEVERAGE APPLICATIONS BY INDUSTRY SECTOR, 2015 (%)
PHARMACEUTICALS AND BIOTECHNOLOGY
APPLICATIONS
TABLE 32 APPLICATIONS FOR MEMBRANES IN BIOTECHNOLOGY AND PHARMACEUTICALS
Laboratory-scale Applications
Downstream Bioprocessing
MANUFACTURERS
TABLE 33 MANUFACTURERS AND MEMBRANE PRODUCTS FOR BIOPHARMACEUTICALS PRODUCTION
TRENDS AND TECHNICAL DEVELOPMENTS
Disposable Manufacturing
Solvent-resistant Nanofiltration in Pharmaceutical Industry Applications
Membrane Crystallization
VALUE OF THE MARKET FOR MEMBRANES IN THE BIOTECH/PHARMACEUTICAL INDUSTRY
The Biopharmaceuticals Market
Lab-scale and Small-scale Production Separations
Bioprocessing Products
Single Use Products
Virus Filters and Membrane Adsorbers
Water Treatment
Biogenerics
Competitive Technologies
OTHER INDUSTRIAL LIQUID SEPARATIONS
TABLE 34 OTHER INDUSTRIAL APPLICATIONS FOR MEMBRANES
APPLICATIONS
Chemicals and Petrochemicals Manufacturing
Semiconductor Chemicals Filtration
Electrocoat Paint
Automotive Paint Pretreatment
Metalworking
Removal of Sulfur from Transportation Fuels
Radioactive Waste Treatment
MANUFACTURERS
TABLE 35 MANUFACTURERS AND THEIR MEMBRANE PRODUCTS FOR OTHER LIQUID SEPARATIONS
TRENDS AND TECHNICAL DEVELOPMENTS
Harvest of Fuel Precursors from Algal Suspensions
Biomass Detoxification by Membrane Extraction
Sugar Concentration of Lignocellulosic Hydrolysate
Extracting Hydrogen from Any Renewable Organic
VALUE OF THE U.S. MARKET FOR MEMBRANE PRODUCTS USED IN OTHER
INDUSTRIAL LIQUID SEPARATIONS
Semiconductor Manufacturing
Chemical Industry Applications
Biofuels Production
Other Applications
INDUSTRIAL GAS SEPARATIONS
APPLICATIONS
Nitrogen/Air Separation
Aircraft Fuel Tank Inerting
Oxygen/Air Separation
Hydrogen Separations
Natural Gas Purification
Natural Gas Dehydration
Nitrogen Removal
Vapor/Gas Separations
Vapor/Vapor Separations
Other Applications
Air Drying
Ultrapure Hydrogen Production
Membrane Reactor Processes
CO2 Capture
TABLE 36 MEMBRANES IN DEVELOPMENT FOR CO2 CAPTURE
VALUE OF THE U.S. MARKET FOR MEMBRANES USED IN INDUSTRIAL GAS
SEPARATION
Nitrogen/Air Separation
Hydrogen Separations
Natural Gas Treatment
Oxygen/Air Separation
Separating Vapors from Permanent Gases
Vapor/Vapor Separations
Other Applications
TABLE 37 U.S. MARKET FOR MEMBRANE PRODUCTS USED IN GAS SEPARATIONS BY APPLICATION, THROUGH 2021 ($ MILLIONS)
FIGURE 8 U.S. MARKET FOR MEMBRANE PRODUCTS USED IN GAS SEPARATIONS BY APPLICATION, 2015-2021 ($ MILLIONS)
CHAPTER 6 PATENT SURVEY
PATENTS BY APPLICATION
TABLE 38 U.S. PATENTS BY APPLICATION, SEPTEMBER 1, 2011 TO AUGUST 30, 2016
FIGURE 9 U.S. PATENTS BY APPLICATION, SEPTEMBER 1, 2014 TO AUGUST 31, 2016 (NUMBER)
PATENTS BY COMPANY
TABLE 39 U.S. PATENTS BY COMPANY, SEPTEMBER 1, 2011 TO AUGUST 31, 2016
CHAPTER 7 INDUSTRY STRUCTURE
MERGERS AND ACQUISITIONS
TABLE 40 MERGERS AND ACQUISITIONS OF COMPANIES INVOLVED IN MEMBRANES, 1996-2016
COMPANY PROFILES
3M PURIFICATION
ADVANTEC MFS INC.
AIR LIQUIDE
Medal, LP
AIR PRODUCTS AND CHEMICALS INC.
Air Products Prism Membranes
ALFA LAVAL
AMFOR INC.
APPLIED MEMBRANES INC.
APPLIED MEMBRANE TECHNOLOGY
AQUAMARIJN MICROFILTRATION BV
AQUAPORIN A/S
ASAHI KASEI
ASTOM CORP.
ATECH INNOVATIONS GMBH
BERGHOF FILTRATIONS UND ANLAGENTECHNIK GMBH
BWT GROUP
CAMERON INTERNATIONAL
CANTEL MEDICAL
Mar Cor Purification
CLEAN MEMBRANES INC.
COMPACT MEMBRANE SYSTEMS
DAICEN MEMBRANE SYSTEMS LTD.
DONALDSON CO.
DOW CHEMICAL CO.
Dow Water & Process Solutions
ECONITY
ELTRON RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT
ENTEGRIS INC.
EVONIK INDUSTRIES AG
EVOQUA WATER TECHNOLOGIES
GENERAL ELECTRIC
GE Water & Process Technologies
GE Healthcare
GEA WESTFALIA SEPARATOR GROUP GMBH
Westfalia Separator Membraflow GmbH
GENESIS FUELTECH INC.
GKN SINTER METALS FILTERS GMBH
GRAVER TECHNOLOGIES
HONEYWELL INTERNATIONAL
UOP
HY9 CORP.
HYDRATION TECHNOLOGY INNOVATIONS
HYDROGENICS CORP.
HYFLUX LTD.
IMBRIUM SYSTEMS CORP.
IMTEX MEMBRANES CORP.
INGE GMBH
INNOVATIVE GAS SYSTEMS (IGS)
ITM POWER PLC
ITN NANOVATION AG
JIANGSU JIUWU HI-TECH CO. LTD.
KOCH MEMBRANE SYSTEMS
KUBOTA CORP.
LANXESS AG
LG WATER SOLUTIONS
MANTEC TECHNICAL CERAMICS LTD.
MARKEL CORP.
MEDIA AND PROCESS TECHNOLOGY
MEISSNER FILTRATION PRODUCTS INC.
MEMBRANA-CHARLOTTE
MEMPORE CORP.
MEMBRANE TECHNOLOGY & RESEARCH INC.
MEMBRANES INTERNATIONAL
MEMSTAR TECHNOLOGY LTD.
MICRODYN-NADIR GMBH
MILLIPORESIGMA
MITSUBISHI RAYON CO. LTD.
MMF MAXFLOW MEMBRAN FILTRATION GMBH
MTB TECHNOLOGIES
NANOASIS
NATRIX SEPARATIONS
NEW LOGIC INTERNATIONAL
NGK INSULATORS LTD.
NITTO DENKO CORP.
Hydranautics
NOVASEP PROCESS
OASYS
PALL CORP.
PARKER HANNIFIN CORP.
PCA-POLYMERCHEMIE ALTMEIER GMBH UND PCCELL GMBH
PENTAIR INC.
PERMIONICS
PERVATECH BV
PIONETICS CORP.
POLYAN GMBH
POLYMEM S.A.
PORIFERA INC.
PORVAIR PLC
Porvair Filtration Group Inc.
PRAXAIR INC.
PRIME WATER BVBA
PWN TECHNOLOGIES
QUA GROUP
REB RESEARCH AND CONSULTING
SAES PURE GAS
SARTORIUS
SEPARATION DYNAMICS INC.
SIMPORE
SINOMEM TECHNOLOGY. LTD.
SNOWPURE LLC
SPECIALTY SILICONE PRODUCTS INC.
SPECTRUM LABORATORIES
SPINTEK SYSTEMS
SUEZ ENVIRONNEMENT
Infilco Degremont Inc.
SULZER CHEMTECH LTD.
SUMITOMO ELECTRIC INDUSTRIES
Sumitomo Electric Fine Polymer Inc.
SYNDER FILTRATION
SYNKERA TECHNOLOGIES INC.
T3 SCIENTIFIC LLC
TAMI INDUSTRIES
TIANJIN MOTIMO MEMBRANE TECHNOLOGY LTD.
TOKUYAMA CORP.
Tokuyama America Inc.
TORAY INDUSTRIES
Toray Membrane USA
TOYOBO CO. LTD.
TRISEP CORP.
UBE INDUSTRIES
ULTURA GMBH
VEOLIA WATER
VOLTEA
W.L. GORE & ASSOCIATES
XYLEM
YUASA MEMBRANE SYSTEMS CO. LTD.
Kyoto Head Office
Tokyo Head Office

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