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Specialty Water Treatment Chemicals: Technologies and Global Markets

Specialty Water Treatment Chemicals: Technologies and Global Markets

The global specialty chemicals market for water treatment should reach $38.2 billion by 2021 from $28.5 billion in 2016 at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 6.1%, from 2016 to 2021.
This report provides:
An overview of the global market for specialty chemicals used in water treatment
Analyses of global market trends, with data from 2015, estimates for 2016, and projections of compound annual growth rates (CAGRs) through 2021
Elaboration on the influence of government regulations, current technology, and the economic factors that are and will shape the marketplace
A look at the regulatory environment which has been a driving force in the specialty water treatment chemicals industry
Analysis of the product life cycle and technology life cycle of various types of specialty chemicals used in water treatment
Information on competitor initiatives, and information with regard to demand for specialty chemicals used to develop new products and for new applications
Profiles of leading companies in the industry


This report is a detailed review of the global specialty chemicals industry used in water treatment. It examines product categories, key drivers, emerging trends and major players in each of the categories, and provides market estimates. The report also analyzes the companies and regions that are key players in this market. The report highlights and elaborates on the influence of government regulations, current technology and economic factors in this marketplace. It also provides the facts, figures and statistics required to evaluate stable aspects of the market, as well as the current trends and future projections of the industry.

CHAPTER 1 Introduction
OVERVIEW
STUDY GOALS AND OBJECTIVES
REASONS FOR DOING THIS STUDY
INTENDED AUDIENCE
SCOPE OF REPORT
METHODOLOGY
INFORMATION SOURCES
ANALYST'S CREDENTIALS
RELATED BCC RESEARCH REPORTS
BCC RESEARCH WEBSITE
DISCLAIMER
CHAPTER 2 SUMMARY
SUMMARY TABLE GLOBAL SPECIALTY CHEMICALS MARKET FOR WATER TREATMENT, THROUGH 2021 ($ MILLIONS)
SUMMARY FIGURE GLOBAL MARKET FOR SPECIALTY CHEMICALS FOR WATER TREATMENT, 2015-2021 ($ MILLIONS)
CHAPTER 3 OVERVIEW
DEFINITIONS
CONCEPTS IN THE INDUSTRY
IMPORTANCE OF THE INDUSTRY
LIFE CYCLE ASSESSMENT OF SPECIALTY CHEMICALS
TECHNOLOGY LIFE CYCLE
HISTORY OF WATER TREATMENT
HISTORY OF FILTRATION
HISTORY OF WATER DISINFECTION
FORESEEABLE FUTURE DEVELOPMENTS
GOVERNMENT REGULATIONS
TECHNOLOGICAL STANDARDS
EFFLUENT STANDARDS
REGULATIONS IN COUNTRIES AROUND THE WORLD
REGULATIONS IN THE U.S.
The Safe Drinking Water Act
The Clean Water Act
REGULATIONS IN THE EUROPEAN UNION
Urban Wastewater Treatment Directive
Drinking Water Directive
Water Framework Directive
REGULATIONS IN CHINA
Drinking Water Quality Regulations
Water Law of the People's Republic of China
Environmental Protection Law
Law on the Prevention and Control of Water Pollution
Flood Control Law
Law on Water and Soil Conservation
REGULATIONS IN INDIA
Water (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act
Hazardous Waste (Management and Handling) Rules
River Boards Act
CHAPTER 4 GLOBAL MARKET FOR SPECIALTY WATER TREATMENT
CHEMICALS
GLOBAL MARKET FOR SPECIALTY CHEMICALS IN WATER TREATMENT
TABLE 1 GLOBAL SPECIALTY CHEMICALS MARKET FOR WATER TREATMENT, THROUGH 2021 ($ MILLIONS)
FIGURE 1 GLOBAL MARKET FOR SPECIALTY CHEMICALS IN WATER TREATMENT, 2015-2021 ($ MILLIONS)
REGIONAL MARKETS FOR SPECIALTY CHEMICALS IN WATER TREATMENT
TABLE 2 GLOBAL MARKET FOR SPECIALTY CHEMICALS IN WATER TREATMENT BY REGION, THROUGH 2021 ($ MILLIONS)
FIGURE 2 GLOBAL MARKET FOR SPECIALTY CHEMICALS IN WATER TREATMENT BY REGION, 2015-2021 ($ MILLIONS)
MARKET FOR CORROSION INHIBITORS
MARKET FOR CORROSION INHIBITORS IN WATER TREATMENT
TABLE 3 GLOBAL MARKET FOR CORROSION INHIBITORS IN WATER TREATMENT, THROUGH 2021 ($ MILLIONS)
FIGURE 3 GLOBAL MARKET FOR CORROSION INHIBITORS IN WATER TREATMENT, 2015-2021 ($ MILLIONS)
MARKET FOR CORROSION INHIBITORS IN WATER TREATMENT BY FORMULATION TYPE
TABLE 4 GLOBAL MARKET FOR CORROSION INHIBITORS IN WATER TREATMENT BASED ON FORMULATION TYPE, THROUGH 2021 ($ MILLIONS)
FIGURE 4 GLOBAL MARKET FOR CORROSION INHIBITORS IN WATER TREATMENT BASED ON FORMULATION TYPE, 2015-2021 ($ MILLIONS)
REGIONAL MARKETS FOR CORROSION INHIBITORS IN WATER TREATMENT
TABLE 5 GLOBAL MARKET FOR CORROSION INHIBITORS IN WATER TREATMENT BY REGION, THROUGH 2021 ($ MILLIONS)
FIGURE 5 GLOBAL MARKET FOR CORROSION INHIBITORS IN WATER TREATMENT BY REGION, 2015-2021 ($ MILLIONS)
MARKET FOR COAGULANTS AND FLOCCULANTS
MARKET FOR COAGULANTS AND FLOCCULANTS IN WATER TREATMENT
TABLE 6 GLOBAL MARKET FOR COAGULANTS AND FLOCCULANTS IN WATER TREATMENT, THROUGH 2021 ($ MILLIONS)
FIGURE 6 GLOBAL MARKET FOR COAGULANTS AND FLOCCULANTS IN WATER TREATMENT, 2015-2021 ($ MILLIONS)
REGIONAL MARKETS FOR COAGULANTS AND FLOCCULANTS IN WATER TREATMENT
TABLE 7 GLOBAL MARKET FOR COAGULANTS AND FLOCCULANTS IN WATER TREATMENT BY REGION, THROUGH 2021 ($ MILLIONS)
FIGURE 7 GLOBAL MARKET FOR COAGULANTS AND FLOCCULANTS IN WATER TREATMENT BY REGION, 2015-2021 ($ MILLIONS)
MARKET FOR BIOCIDES AND DISINFECTANTS IN WATER TREATMENT
TABLE 8 GLOBAL MARKET FOR BIOCIDES AND DISINFECTANTS IN WATER TREATMENT, THROUGH 2021 ($ MILLIONS)
FIGURE 8 GLOBAL MARKET FOR BIOCIDES AND DISINFECTANTS IN WATER TREATMENT, 2015-2021 ($ MILLIONS)
REGIONAL MARKETS FOR BIOCIDES AND DISINFECTANTS IN WATER TREATMENT
TABLE 9 GLOBAL MARKET FOR BIOCIDES AND DISINFECTANTS IN WATER TREATMENT BY REGION, THROUGH 2021 ($ MILLIONS)
FIGURE 9 GLOBAL MARKET FOR BIOCIDES AND DISINFECTANTS IN WATER TREATMENT BY REGION, 2015-2021 ($ MILLIONS)
MARKET FOR SCALE INHIBITORS IN WATER TREATMENT
TABLE 10 GLOBAL MARKET FOR SCALE INHIBITORS IN WATER TREATMENT, THROUGH 2021 ($ MILLIONS)
FIGURE 10 GLOBAL MARKET FOR SCALE INHIBITORS IN WATER TREATMENT, 2015-2021 ($ MILLIONS)
REGIONAL MARKETS FOR SCALE INHIBITORS IN WATER TREATMENT
TABLE 11 GLOBAL MARKET FOR SCALE INHIBITORS IN WATER TREATMENT BY REGION, THROUGH 2021 ($ MILLIONS)
FIGURE 11 GLOBAL MARKET FOR SCALE INHIBITORS IN WATER TREATMENT BY REGION, 2015-2021 ($ MILLIONS)
MARKET FOR ADJUSTERS AND SOFTENERS IN WATER TREATMENT
TABLE 12 GLOBAL MARKET FOR PH ADJUSTERS AND SOFTENERS IN WATER TREATMENT, THROUGH 2021 ($ MILLIONS)
FIGURE 12 GLOBAL MARKET FOR PH ADJUSTERS AND SOFTENERS IN WATER TREATMENT, 2015-2021 ($ MILLIONS)
REGIONAL MARKETS FOR PH ADJUSTERS AND SOFTENERS IN WATER
TREATMENT
TABLE 13 GLOBAL MARKET FOR PH ADJUSTERS AND SOFTENERS IN WATER TREATMENT BY REGION, THROUGH 2021 ($ MILLIONS)
FIGURE 13 GLOBAL MARKET FOR PH ADJUSTERS AND SOFTENERS IN WATER TREATMENT BY REGION, 2015-2021 ($ MILLIONS)
MARKET FOR ACTIVATED CARBON IN WATER TREATMENT
TABLE 14 GLOBAL MARKET FOR ACTIVATED CARBON IN WATER TREATMENT, THROUGH 2021 ($ MILLIONS)
FIGURE 14 GLOBAL MARKET FOR ACTIVATED CARBON IN WATER TREATMENT, 2015-2021 ($ MILLIONS)
REGIONAL MARKETS FOR ACTIVATED CARBON IN WATER TREATMENT
TABLE 15 GLOBAL MARKET FOR ACTIVATED CARBON IN WATER TREATMENT BY REGION, THROUGH 2021 ($ MILLIONS)
FIGURE 15 GLOBAL MARKET FOR ACTIVATED CARBON IN WATER TREATMENT BY REGION, 2015-2021 ($ MILLIONS)
MARKET FOR DEFOAMERS IN WATER TREATMENT
TABLE 16 GLOBAL MARKET FOR DEFOAMERS IN WATER TREATMENT, THROUGH 2021 ($ MILLIONS)
FIGURE 16 GLOBAL MARKET FOR DEFOAMERS IN WATER TREATMENT, 2015-2021 ($ MILLIONS)
REGIONAL MARKETS FOR DEFOAMERS IN WATER TREATMENT
TABLE 17 GLOBAL MARKET FOR DEFOAMERS IN WATER TREATMENT BY REGION, THROUGH 2021 ($ MILLIONS)
FIGURE 17 GLOBAL MARKET FOR DEFOAMERS IN WATER TREATMENT BY REGION, 2015-2021 ($ MILLIONS)
MARKET FOR OTHER SPECIALTY CHEMICALS IN WATER TREATMENT
TABLE 18 GLOBAL MARKET FOR OTHER SPECIALTY CHEMICALS IN WATER TREATMENT, THROUGH 2021 ($ MILLIONS)
FIGURE 18 GLOBAL MARKET FOR OTHER SPECIALTY CHEMICALS IN WATER TREATMENT, 2015-2021 ($ MILLIONS)
REGIONAL MARKETS FOR OTHER SPECIALTY CHEMICALS IN WATER
TREATMENT
TABLE 19 GLOBAL MARKET FOR OTHER SPECIALTY CHEMICALS IN WATER TREATMENT BY REGION, THROUGH 2021 ($ MILLIONS)
FIGURE 19 GLOBAL MARKET FOR OTHER SPECIALTY CHEMICALS IN WATER TREATMENT BY REGION, 2015-2021 ($ MILLIONS)
CHAPTER 5 MARKET FOR APPLICATIONS OF SPECIALTY CHEMICALS IN WATER TREATMENT
OVERVIEW
APPLICATION SEGMENTS
INDUSTRIAL PROCESS WATER TREATMENT
MUNICIPAL POTABLE WATER TREATMENT
SEWAGE/WASTEWATER TREATMENT
SEAWATER TREATMENT
GLOBAL MARKET FOR SPECIALTY CHEMICALS IN WATER TREATMENT BY APPLICATION SEGMENT
TABLE 20 GLOBAL MARKET FOR SPECIALTY CHEMICALS IN WATER TREATMENT BY APPLICATION SEGMENT, THROUGH 2021 ($ MILLIONS)
FIGURE 20 GLOBAL MARKET FOR SPECIALTY CHEMICALS IN WATER TREATMENT BY APPLICATION SEGMENT, 2015-2021 ($ MILLIONS)
MARKET FOR INDUSTRIAL APPLICATIONS OF SPECIALTY CHEMICALS
TABLE 21 GLOBAL MARKET FOR INDUSTRIAL APPLICATIONS OF SPECIALTY CHEMICALS IN WATER TREATMENT BY END-USER INDUSTRY, THROUGH 2021 ($ MILLIONS)
FIGURE 21 GLOBAL MARKET FOR SPECIALTY CHEMICALS IN WATER TREATMENT BY END-USER INDUSTRY, 2015-2021 ($ MILLIONS)
GLOBAL MARKET FOR CORROSION INHIBITORS IN WATER TREATMENT BY APPLICATION SEGMENT
TABLE 22 GLOBAL MARKET FOR CORROSION INHIBITORS IN WATER TREATMENT BY APPLICATION SEGMENT, THROUGH 2021 ($ MILLIONS)
FIGURE 22 GLOBAL MARKET FOR CORROSION INHIBITORS IN WATER TREATMENT BY APPLICATION SEGMENT, 2015-2021 ($ MILLIONS)
MARKET FOR INDUSTRIAL APPLICATIONS OF CORROSION INHIBITORS
TABLE 23 GLOBAL MARKET FOR INDUSTRIAL APPLICATIONS OF CORROSION INHIBITORS IN WATER TREATMENT BY END-USER INDUSTRY, THROUGH 2021 ($ MILLIONS)
FIGURE 23 GLOBAL MARKET FOR INDUSTRIAL APPLICATIONS OF CORROSION INHIBITORS IN WATER TREATMENT BY END-USER INDUSTRY, 2015-2021 ($ MILLIONS)
GLOBAL MARKET FOR COAGULANTS AND FLOCCULANTS IN WATER
TREATMENT BY APPLICATION SEGMENT
TABLE 24 GLOBAL MARKET FOR COAGULANTS AND FLOCCULANTS IN WATER TREATMENT BY APPLICATION SEGMENT, THROUGH 2021 ($ MILLIONS)
FIGURE 24 GLOBAL MARKET FOR COAGULANTS AND FLOCCULANTS IN WATER TREATMENT BY APPLICATION SEGMENT, 2015-2021 ($ MILLIONS)
MARKET FOR INDUSTRIAL APPLICATIONS OF COAGULANTS AND FLOCCULANTS
TABLE 25 GLOBAL MARKET FOR INDUSTRIAL APPLICATIONS OF COAGULANTS AND FLOCCULANTS IN WATER TREATMENT BY END-USER INDUSTRY, THROUGH 2021 ($ MILLIONS)
FIGURE 25 GLOBAL MARKET FOR INDUSTRIAL APPLICATIONS OF COAGULANTS AND FLOCCULANTS IN WATER TREATMENT BY END-USER INDUSTRY, 2015-2021 ($ MILLIONS)
GLOBAL MARKET FOR BIOCIDES AND DISINFECTANTS IN WATER TREATMENT BY APPLICATION SEGMENT
TABLE 26 GLOBAL MARKET FOR BIOCIDES AND DISINFECTANTS IN WATER TREATMENT BY APPLICATION SEGMENT, THROUGH 2021 ($ MILLIONS)
FIGURE 26 GLOBAL MARKET FOR BIOCIDES AND DISINFECTANTS IN WATER TREATMENT BY APPLICATION SEGMENT, 2015-2021 ($ MILLIONS)
MARKET FOR INDUSTRIAL APPLICATIONS OF BIOCIDES AND DISINFECTANTS
TABLE 27 GLOBAL MARKET FOR INDUSTRIAL APPLICATIONS OF BIOCIDES AND DISINFECTANTS IN WATER TREATMENT BY END-USER INDUSTRY, THROUGH 2021 ($ MILLIONS)
FIGURE 27 GLOBAL MARKET FOR INDUSTRIAL APPLICATIONS OF BIOCIDES AND DISINFECTANTS IN WATER TREATMENT BY END-USER INDUSTRY, 2015-2021 ($ MILLIONS)
GLOBAL MARKET FOR SCALE INHIBITORS IN WATER TREATMENT BY APPLICATION SEGMENT
TABLE 28 GLOBAL MARKET FOR SCALE INHIBITORS IN WATER TREATMENT BY APPLICATION SEGMENT, THROUGH 2021 ($ MILLIONS)
FIGURE 28 GLOBAL MARKET FOR SCALE INHIBITORS IN WATER TREATMENT BY APPLICATION SEGMENT, 2015-2021 ($ MILLIONS)
MARKET FOR INDUSTRIAL APPLICATIONS OF SCALE INHIBITORS
TABLE 29 GLOBAL MARKET FOR INDUSTRIAL APPLICATIONS OF SCALE INHIBITORS IN WATER TREATMENT BY END-USER INDUSTRY, THROUGH 2021 ($ MILLIONS)
FIGURE 29 GLOBAL MARKET FOR INDUSTRIAL APPLICATIONS OF SCALE INHIBITORS IN WATER TREATMENT BY END-USER INDUSTRY, 2015-2021 ($ MILLIONS)
GLOBAL MARKET FOR PH ADJUSTERS AND SOFTENERS IN WATER TREATMENT
TABLE 30 GLOBAL MARKET FOR PH ADJUSTERS AND SOFTENERS IN WATER TREATMENT BY APPLICATION SEGMENT, THROUGH 2021 ($ MILLIONS)
FIGURE 30 GLOBAL MARKET FOR PH ADJUSTERS AND SOFTENERS IN WATER TREATMENT BY APPLICATION SEGMENT, 2015-2021 ($ MILLIONS)
MARKET FOR INDUSTRIAL APPLICATIONS OF PH ADJUSTERS AND SOFTENERS
TABLE 31 GLOBAL MARKET FOR INDUSTRIAL APPLICATIONS OF PH ADJUSTERS AND SOFTENERS IN WATER TREATMENT BY END-USER INDUSTRY, THROUGH 2021 ($ MILLIONS)
FIGURE 31 GLOBAL MARKET FOR INDUSTRIAL APPLICATIONS OF PH ADJUSTERS AND SOFTENERS IN WATER TREATMENT BY END-USER INDUSTRY, 2015-2021 ($ MILLIONS)
GLOBAL MARKET FOR ACTIVATED CARBON IN WATER TREATMENT
TABLE 32 GLOBAL MARKET FOR ACTIVATED CARBON IN WATER TREATMENT BY APPLICATION SEGMENT, THROUGH 2021 ($ MILLIONS)
FIGURE 32 GLOBAL MARKET FOR ACTIVATED CARBON IN WATER TREATMENT BY APPLICATION SEGMENT, 2015-2021 ($ MILLIONS)
MARKET FOR INDUSTRIAL APPLICATIONS OF ACTIVATED CARBON
TABLE 33 GLOBAL MARKET FOR INDUSTRIAL APPLICATIONS OF ACTIVATED CARBON IN WATER TREATMENT BY END-USER INDUSTRY, THROUGH 2021 ($ MILLIONS)
FIGURE 33 GLOBAL MARKET FOR INDUSTRIAL APPLICATIONS OF ACTIVATED CARBON IN WATER TREATMENT BY END-USER INDUSTRY, 2015-2021 ($ MILLIONS)
GLOBAL MARKET FOR DEFOAMERS IN WATER TREATMENT
TABLE 34 GLOBAL MARKET FOR DEFOAMERS IN WATER TREATMENT BY APPLICATION SEGMENT, THROUGH 2021 ($ MILLIONS)
FIGURE 34 GLOBAL MARKET FOR DEFOAMERS IN WATER TREATMENT BY APPLICATION SEGMENT, 2015-2021 ($ MILLIONS)
MARKET FOR INDUSTRIAL APPLICATIONS OF DEFOAMERS
TABLE 35 GLOBAL MARKET FOR INDUSTRIAL APPLICATIONS OF DEFOAMERS IN WATER TREATMENT BY END-USER INDUSTRY, THROUGH 2021 ($ MILLIONS)
FIGURE 35 GLOBAL MARKET FOR INDUSTRIAL APPLICATIONS OF DEFOAMERS IN WATER TREATMENT BY END-USER INDUSTRY, 2015-2021 ($ MILLIONS)
GLOBAL MARKET FOR OTHER SPECIALTY CHEMICALS IN WATER TREATMENT
TABLE 36 GLOBAL MARKET FOR OTHER SPECIALTY CHEMICALS IN WATER TREATMENT BY APPLICATION SEGMENT, THROUGH 2021 ($ MILLIONS)
FIGURE 36 GLOBAL MARKET FOR OTHER SPECIALTY CHEMICALS IN WATER TREATMENT BY APPLICATION SEGMENT, 2015-2021 ($ MILLIONS)
MARKET FOR INDUSTRIAL APPLICATIONS OF OTHER SPECIALTY CHEMICALS
TABLE 37 GLOBAL MARKET FOR INDUSTRIAL APPLICATIONS OF OTHER SPECIALTY CHEMICALS IN WATER TREATMENT BY END-USER INDUSTRY, THROUGH 2021 ($ MILLIONS)
FIGURE 37 GLOBAL MARKET FOR INDUSTRIAL APPLICATIONS OF OTHER SPECIALTY CHEMICALS IN WATER TREATMENT BY END-USER INDUSTRY, 2015-2021 ($ MILLIONS)
CHAPTER 6 TECHNOLOGY
WATER TREATMENT
TYPES OF WATER TREATMENTS
Potable/Drinking Water Treatment
PROCESSES FOR DRINKING WATER TREATMENT
TECHNOLOGIES FOR POTABLE/DRINKING WATER TREATMENT
MUNICIPAL WATER TREATMENT
INDUSTRIAL PROCESS WATER TREATMENT
PROCESSES FOR INDUSTRIAL WATER TREATMENT
INDUSTRIAL WASTEWATER TREATMENT PROCESSES
Physicochemical or Primary Processes
Coagulation (Rapid Mixing)
Flocculation (Slow Mixing)
Decantation
Sedimentation
Membrane Technology
Secondary or Biological Wastewater Treatment Processes
Equipment/Systems for Biological Wastewater Treatment
Aeration Systems
Diffused Air Systems
Mechanical Aeration Systems
Other Equipment
Tertiary Wastewater Treatment Processes
SEWAGE/WASTEWATER TREATMENT
STAGES IN SEWAGE TREATMENT
Pretreatment
Primary Treatment
Secondary Treatment
Tertiary Treatment
SEAWATER TREATMENT
PRETREATMENT PROCESSES
Microfiltration
Reverse Osmosis
POST-TREATMENT PROCESSES
Boron Removal Process
Neutralization/Remineralization Process
Disinfection
WATER TREATMENT CHEMICALS
CORROSION INHIBITORS
Types of Corrosion Inhibitors
TABLE 38 TYPES AND EXAMPLES OF CORROSION INHIBITORS
Application of Corrosion Inhibitors
COAGULANTS AND FLOCCULANTS
Coagulants
Organic Coagulants-Polymers
Inorganic Coagulants
TABLE 39 EXAMPLES OF ORGANIC AND INORGANIC COAGULANTS
Flocculants
DISINFECTANTS
Chlorination
Chlorine Dioxide
Ozone
Hypochlorite
Chloramine
Ultraviolet (UV) Radiation (Light)
Hydrogen Peroxide
BIOCIDES
Uses of Biocides
Hazards and Environmental Risks
Types of Biocides
Oxidizing Agents
Chlorine
Chlorine Dioxide
Chloroisocyanurates
Hypochlorite
Ozone
Nonoxidizing Agents
Acrolein
Amines
Chlorinated Phenolics
Copper Salts
Organo-Sulfur Compounds
Quaternary Ammonium Salts
SCALE INHIBITORS
Types of Scale Inhibitors
Solubilizing Scale Inhibitors
Crystal Modifying Scale Inhibitors
Threshold Scale Inhibitors
PH ADJUSTERS AND WATER SOFTENERS
Water-Softening Techniques
Chemical Precipitation (Lime Softening)
Ion Exchange (Zeolite Softening)
Reverse Osmosis Softening
Electrodialysis
Nanofiltration
Distillation
Freezing
Softeners Used in Softening Processes
Salt-Based Water Softeners (Ion Exchange)
Advantages
Disadvantages
Salt-Free Water Softeners (Catalytic Media)
Advantages
Disadvantages
Reverse Osmosis (Ultrafine Filtration under Pressure)
Advantages
Disadvantages
Magnetic Water Softener (Using Magnets)
Advantages
Disadvantages
DEFOAMERS/ANTIFOAMING AGENTS
Antifoaming Agents
WATER FILTRATION USING FILTER MEDIA
TYPES OF FILTRATION EQUIPMENT
Gravity Filters
Pressure Filters
Upflow Filters
Automatic Gravity Filters
Continuous Cleaning Filters
Reverse Osmosis Water Filters
FILTER MEDIA
Classification of Filter Media
Types of Filter Media
Sand Filters
Rapid Sand Filters
Slow Sand Filters
Biological Sand Filters
Carbon Filters
Activated Carbon Filters
Types of Activated Carbon
Conventional Carbon Filters
Biological Carbon Filters
Membrane Filters
Lava Filters
Ultrafiltration Membranes
OTHER SPECIALTY CHEMICALS
Chelating Agents
Dispersants
Fluoridation Chemicals
Advantages
Disadvantages
Regenerants
Oxidants
Oxygen Scavengers
Algaecides
Resin Cleaners
Odor-Control Chemicals
Vapor-Phase Technologies
Liquid-Phase Technologies
SIGNIFICANCE OF PATENTS
IMPORTANCE OF PATENT ANALYSIS
ANALYSIS OF SAMPLE U.S. PATENTS
PATENT ANALYSIS BASED ON COUNTRY OF ORIGIN
TABLE 40 U.S. PATENTS RELATED TO WATER TREATMENT EQUIPMENT AND CHEMICALS BASED ON THE COUNTRY OF ORIGIN, JAN. 2011 THROUGH MARCH 2016
PATENT ANALYSIS BASED ON YEAR ISSUED
TABLE 41 U.S. PATENTS RELATED TO WATER TREATMENT EQUIPMENT AND CHEMICALS BASED ON THE YEAR ISSUED, JAN. 2011 THROUGH MARCH 2016
PATENT ANALYSIS BASED ON TECHNOLOGY
TABLE 42 U.S. PATENTS RELATED TO WATER TREATMENT EQUIPMENT AND CHEMICALS BASED ON TECHNOLOGY, JAN. 2011 THROUGH MARCH 2016
PATENT ANALYSIS BASED ON NUMBER OF PATENTS ISSUED TO COMPANIES
TABLE 43 U.S. PATENTS ON WATER TREATMENT EQUIPMENT AND CHEMICALS BY COMPANY, JAN. 2011 THROUGH MARCH 2016
CHAPTER 7 INDUSTRY STRUCTURE AND COMPETITIVE ANALYSIS
OVERVIEW
MAIN ISSUES AND CHALLENGES
GROWTH DRIVERS
PRICE
EASE OF USE
SKEPTICISM ABOUT ALTERNATIVE AND ADVANCED TECHNOLOGIES
DEMOGRAPHICS AND GROWTH OF ECONOMY
WATER USE AND WATER POLLUTION
GROWTH IN DEVELOPING COUNTRIES
TECHNOLOGICAL IMPROVEMENTS
REGULATIONS AND LEGISLATION
UNTREATED WASTEWATER
TRENDS IN THE WATER TREATMENT CHEMICALS INDUSTRY
WATER TREATMENT IS SHIFTING TO BECOME MORE SERVICE-ORIENTED FOCUS OF WATER TREATMENT CHEMICALS MARKET SHIFTING TOWARD THE INDUSTRIAL SECTOR
DEMAND FOR NONCHEMICAL WATER TREATMENT SUPPLIES IS PROJECTED TO UNDERGO HIGHER GROWTH THAN CHEMICAL PRODUCTS
DEVELOPED NATIONS SHIFTING FOCUS TO SOPHISTICATED TREATMENT
TECHNIQUES
BUSINESS STRATEGIES AND MARKETING ACTIVITIES
INDUSTRY STRUCTURE
CHALLENGES
GENERAL AVERSION TO CHEMICAL TREATMENT TECHNOLOGIES
ALTERNATIVE TECHNOLOGIES SUBSTITUTING FOR CHEMICALS
PATENT EXPIRY RESTRICTS PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT
MAJOR MARKET PARTICIPANTS DOMINATE THROUGH INDUSTRY
CONSOLIDATION
HIGHLY COMPETITIVE MARKET
REGIONAL ANALYSIS OF MARKET FOR WATER TREATMENT CHEMICALS
NORTH AMERICAN REGION
EUROPEAN REGION
ASIA-PACIFIC REGION
China
India
MERGERS/ACQUISITIONS IN THE WATER TREATMENT CHEMICAL INDUSTRY
TABLE 44 MERGERS AND ACQUISITIONS IN THE WATER TREATMENT EQUIPMENT AND CHEMICALS INDUSTRY, APRIL 2011 THROUGH MARCH 2016
CHAPTER 8 PROFILES OF MANUFACTURERS OF SPECIALTY CHEMICALS
FOR WATER TREATMENT
ACCEPTA
AKZO NOBEL N.V.
ALBEMARLE CORP.
ANGUS CHEMICAL CO.
AQUATECH INTERNATIONAL LLC
ARCH CHEMICALS INC.
BASF CORPORATION
BUCKMAN LABORATORIES
BWA WATER ADDITIVES
CABOT NORIT NEDERLAND B.V NIJVERHEIDSWEG NOORD 72
CHEMTRADE LOGISTICS INC
CHEMTREAT INC.
CHEMTURA CORP.
CULLIGAN WATER TECHNOLOGIES INC.
DOW WATER & PROCESS SOLUTIONS
ECOLAB INC.
E. I. DU PONT DE NEMOURS AND CO.
EVOQUA WATER TECHNOLOGIES
GEO SPECIALTY CHEMICALS INC.
GE WATER & PROCESS TECHNOLOGIES
GREAT LAKES CHEMICAL CORP.
H2O INNOVATION INC.
HYFLUX LTD.
ISRAEL CHEMICALS
ITALMATCH CHEMICALS S.P.A.
KEMIRA OYJ
KEMIRA WATER SOLUTIONS INC.
KURITA WATER INDUSTRIES LTD.
LAYNE CHRISTENSEN CO.
LONZA GROUP AG
NALCO HOLDING CO.
OCCIDENTAL CHEMICAL CORP.
OLIN CORP.
ORGANO CORP.
PALL CORP.
PPG INDUSTRIES INC.
PQ CORP.
QEMI INTERNATIONAL INC.
ROHM AND HAAS
SNF FLOERGER
SOLENIS LLC
SOLVAY S.A.
SUEZ ENVIRONMENT S.A.
VA TECH WABAG LTD.
VEOLIA ENVIRONNEMENT S.A.
WEX TECHNOLOGIES PVT. LTD.
CHAPTER 9 APPENDIX
TABLE 45 SELECTED U.S. PATENTS ON SPECIALTY CHEMICALS IN WATER TREATMENT, JAN. 2011 THROUGH MARCH 2016
TABLE 46 MANUFACTURERS OF WATER TREATMENT CHEMICALS AND WATER TREATMENT EQUIPMENT

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