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Water Treatment Chemicals

  • INTRODUCTION
  • EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
    • Table WATER TREATMENT CHEMICAL DEMAND
  • MARKET ENVIRONMENT
    • General
    • Demographic Trends
      • Table POPULATION & HOUSEHOLDS
    • Macroeconomic Outlook
      • Table MACROECONOMIC INDICATORS
    • Manufacturing Outlook
      • Table MANUFACTURERS' SHIPMENTS
      • Pulp & Paper Outlook
        • Table PAPER, PAPERBOARD, & PULP PRODUCTION
      • Chemical Outlook
        • Table CHEMICAL PRODUCT SHIPMENTS
      • Metals Outlook
        • Table METALS INDUSTRY OUTLOOK
      • Food & Beverage Outlook
        • Table FOOD & BEVERAGE SHIPMENTS
    • Electricity Generation
      • Table ELECTRICITY GENERATION
    • Oil & Natural Gas Outlook
      • Table OIL & GAS PRODUCTION & CONSUMPTION
    • Petroleum Refining Outlook
      • Table REFINED PETROLEUM PRODUCTS SUPPLY & DEMAND
    • Water Use Trends
      • Table WATER USE TRENDS
      • Electric Utilities
        • Table ELECTRIC POWER GENERATION WATER USE
      • Manufacturing & Mining
        • Table MANUFACTURING & MINING WATER USE
      • Municipal
        • Table MUNICIPAL WATER USE
    • Environmental & Regulatory Issues
      • Water Pollution
      • Waterborne Diseases
      • Regulations
    • Water Treatment Overview
      • Table WATER TREATMENT PRODUCT DEMAND
    • Pricing & Product Mix
      • Table WATER TREATMENT CHEMICAL PRICING
    • Historical Market Trends
      • Table WATER TREATMENT CHEMICAL MARKET, 2004-2014
    • International Activity & Foreign Trade
  • MARKETS
    • General
      • Table WATER TREATMENT CHEMICAL DEMAND BY MARKET
      • Table CHART III-1 WATER TREATMENT CHEMICAL DEMAND BY MARKET, 2014
    • Municipal
      • Table MUNICIPAL MARKET FOR WATER TREATMENT CHEMICALS
      • Potable Water
        • Table MUNICIPAL POTABLE WATER MARKET FOR WATER TREATMENT CHEMICALS
      • Wastewater
        • Table MUNICIPAL WASTEWATER MARKET FOR WATER TREATMENT CHEMICALS
    • Manufacturing
      • Table MANUFACTURING MARKETS FOR WATER TREATMENT CHEMICALS
      • Table CHART III-2 MANUFACTURING MARKETS FOR WATER TREATMENT CHEMICALS, 2014
      • Pulp & Paper
        • Table PULP & PAPER MARKET FOR WATER TREATMENT CHEMICALS
      • Chemical Processing
        • Table CHEMICAL PROCESSING MARKET FOR WATER TREATMENT CHEMICALS
      • Metals
        • Table METALS MARKET FOR WATER TREATMENT CHEMICALS
      • Food & Beverage Processing
        • Table FOOD & BEVERAGE MARKET FOR WATER TREATMENT CHEMICALS
      • Pharmaceuticals
        • Table PHARMACEUTICALS MARKET FOR WATER TREATMENT CHEMICALS
      • Other Manufacturing Markets
        • Table OTHER MANUFACTURING MARKETS FOR WATER TREATMENT CHEMICALS
    • Energy
      • Table ENERGY MARKETS FOR WATER TREATMENT CHEMICALS
      • Petroleum Refining
        • Table PETROLEUM REFINING MARKET FOR WATER TREATMENT CHEMICALS
      • Oil & Gas
        • Table OIL & GAS MARKET FOR WATER TREATMENT CHEMICALS
      • Other Energy Markets
        • Table OTHER ENERGY MARKETS FOR WATER TREATMENT CHEMICALS
    • Consumer
      • Table CONSUMER MARKET FOR WATER TREATMENT CHEMICALS
    • Mining & Mineral Processing
      • Table MINING & MINERAL PROCESSING MARKET FOR WATER TREATMENT CHEMICALS
    • Electric Power Generation
      • Table ELECTRIC POWER GENERATION MARKET FOR WATER TREATMENT CHEMICALS
    • Commercial & Institutional
      • Table COMMERCIAL & INSTITUTIONAL MARKETS FOR WATER TREATMENT CHEMICALS
    • Other Markets
      • Table OTHER MARKETS FOR WATER TREATMENT CHEMICALS
  • APPLICATIONS
    • General
      • Table WATER TREATMENT CHEMICAL DEMAND BY APPLICATION
      • Table CHART IV-1 WATER TREATMENT CHEMICAL DEMAND BY APPLICATION, 2014
    • Potable Water
      • Table POTABLE WATER TREATMENT CHEMICAL DEMAND BY PRODUCT
    • Process Water
      • Table PROCESS WATER TREATMENT CHEMICAL DEMAND BY APPLICATION & PRODUCT
      • Cooling Water
        • Table COOLING WATER TREATMENT CHEMICAL DEMAND BY PRODUCT
      • Boiler Water
        • Table BOILER WATER TREATMENT CHEMICAL DEMAND BY PRODUCT
      • Other Process Water
        • Table OTHER PROCESS WATER TREATMENT CHEMICAL DEMAND BY PRODUCT
    • Wastewater
      • Table WASTEWATER TREATMENT CHEMICAL DEMAND BY PRODUCT
    • Other Applications
      • Table WATER TREATMENT CHEMICAL DEMAND IN OTHER APPLICATIONS BY PRODUCT
  • PRODUCTS
    • General
      • Table WATER TREATMENT CHEMICAL DEMAND BY PRODUCT
      • Table CHART V-1 WATER TREATMENT CHEMICAL DEMAND: VOLUME & VALUE, 2014
    • Corrosion & Scale Inhibitors
      • Table CORROSION & SCALE INHIBITOR DEMAND IN WATER TREATMENT
      • Table CHART V-2 CORROSION & SCALE INHIBITOR DEMAND: VOLUME & VALUE, 2014
      • Molybdates
        • Table MOLYBDATE CORROSION & SCALE INHIBITOR DEMAND IN WATER TREATMENT
      • Phosphates
        • Table PHOSPHATE CORROSION & SCALE INHIBITOR DEMAND IN WATER TREATMENT
      • Phosphonates
        • Table PHOSPHONATE CORROSION & SCALE INHIBITOR DEMAND IN WATER TREATMENT
      • Nitrites
        • Table NITRITE CORROSION & SCALE INHIBITOR DEMAND IN WATER TREATMENT
      • Polymers
        • Table POLYMER CORROSION & SCALE INHIBITOR DEMAND IN WATER TREATMENT
      • Other Corrosion & Scale Inhibitors
        • Table OTHER CORROSION & SCALE INHIBITOR DEMAND IN WATER TREATMENT
    • Biocides
      • Table BIOCIDE DEMAND IN WATER TREATMENT
      • Table CHART V-3 BIOCIDE DEMAND: VOLUME & VALUE, 2014
      • Chlorine Derivatives
        • Table CHLORINE DERIVATIVE DEMAND IN WATER TREATMENT
      • Chlorine
        • Table CHLORINE DEMAND IN WATER TREATMENT
      • Bromine Derivatives
        • Table BROMINE DERIVATIVE DEMAND IN WATER TREATMENT
      • Other Biocides
        • Table OTHER BIOCIDE DEMAND IN WATER TREATMENT
    • Coagulants & Flocculants
      • Table COAGULANT & FLOCCULANT DEMAND IN WATER TREATMENT
      • Table CHART V-4 COAGULANT & FLOCCULANT DEMAND: VOLUME & VALUE, 2014
      • Metallic Salts
        • Table METALLIC SALT COAGULANT & FLOCCULANT DEMAND IN WATER TREATMENT
      • Polymers
        • Table POLYMER COAGULANT & FLOCCULANT DEMAND IN WATER TREATMENT
      • Other Coagulants & Flocculants
        • Table OTHER COAGULANT & FLOCCULANT DEMAND IN WATER TREATMENT
    • pH Control Agents
      • Table pH CONTROL AGENT DEMAND IN WATER TREATMENT
      • Bases
        • Table BASE pH CONTROL AGENT DEMAND IN WATER TREATMENT
      • Acids
        • Table ACID pH CONTROL AGENT DEMAND IN WATER TREATMENT
    • Foam Control Agents
      • Table FOAM CONTROL AGENT DEMAND IN WATER TREATMENT
    • Other Water Treatment Chemicals
      • Table OTHER WATER TREATMENT CHEMICAL DEMAND
      • Fluoridation Chemicals
        • Table FLUORIDATION CHEMICAL DEMAND IN WATER TREATMENT
      • Chelating Agents
        • Table CHELATING AGENT DEMAND IN WATER TREATMENT
      • Oxygen Scavengers
        • Table OXYGEN SCAVENGER DEMAND IN WATER TREATMENT
      • All Other Water Treatment Chemicals
        • Table ALL OTHER WATER TREATMENT CHEMICAL DEMAND
  • INDUSTRY STRUCTURE
    • General
      • Table US WATER TREATMENT CHEMICAL SALES BY COMPANY, 2014
    • Market Share
      • Table CHART VI-1 US WATER TREATMENT CHEMICAL MARKET SHARE, 2014
    • Industry Restructuring
      • Table SELECTED ACQUISITIONS & DIVESTITURES
    • Competitive Strategies
      • Research & Development
      • Low Cost Position
      • Focus Strategies
      • Cooperative Agreements
        • Table SELECTED COOPERATIVE AGREEMENTS
      • Marketing & Distribution
    • Company Profiles
      • Akzo Nobel NV
      • Albemarle Corporation
      • ALTIVIA Chemicals LLC
      • Ashland Incorporated
      • Axiall Corporation
      • Baker Hughes Incorporated
      • BASF SE
      • Berwind Corporation
      • Buckman Laboratories International Incorporated
      • Cargill Incorporated
      • Chemours Company
      • Chemtrade Logistics Income Fund
      • Chemtura Corporation
      • Danaher Corporation
      • Dow Chemical Company
      • DuPont (EI) de Nemours
      • Ecolab Incorporated
      • Evonik Industries AG
      • FMC Corporation
      • General Electric Company
      • GEO Specialty Chemicals Incorporated
      • K+S AG
      • Kemira Oyj
      • KIK Custom Products Incorporated
      • LANXESS AG
      • Lonza Group Limited
      • Occidental Petroleum Corporation
      • Olin Corporation
      • Ovivo Incorporated
      • PeroxyChem LLC
      • SNF SAS
      • Solenis LLC
      • Tronox Limited
      • Veolia Environnement SA
      • Wujin Fine Chemical Factory Company Limited

Water Treatment Chemicals

Growth in the US water treatment chemicals market for will total 3.2% annually through 2019, reaching $7.5 billion and a market volume of 15.5 billion pounds. Advances will be driven by expansion in water recycling and reuse as well as other water management practices that require pretreatment. A growing preference towards less hazardous chemicals and lower doses will boost the market value, as these products come at a premium price.

This report segments the water treatment chemicals industry by market, application, and product. Data are provided in dollars with selected data also provided in pounds.

Markets for water treatment chemicals include:
Commercial & Industrial
Consumer
Electric Power Generation
Energy -- Petroleum Refining; Oil & Gas
Manufacturing -- Chemical Processing; Food & Beverage Processing;

Metals; Pharmaceuticals; Pulp & Paper
Mining & Mineral Processing
Municipal -- Potable Water; Wastewater

The municipal market was the leading outlet for water treatment chemicals in 2014, accounting for 33% of demand. The most rapid gains through 2019 are forecast for the Energy market, fueled by expansion of hydraulic fracturing.

Among the key applications for water treatment chemicals are:
Potable Water
Process Water -- Cooling Water; Boiler Water
Wastewater

Process water was the largest application in 2014. Going forward, wastewater applications will see the strongest advances, benefiting from the growing prominence of water recycling.

Water treatment chemical products include:
Biocides -- Bromine Derivatives; Chlorine; Chlorine Derivatives
Chelating Agents
Coagulants & Flocculents -- Metallic Salts; Polymers
Corrosion & Scale Inhibitors -- Molybdates; Nitrites; Phosphates; Phosphonates; Polymers
Foam Control Agents
Fluoridation Chemicals
Oxygen Scavengers
pH Control Agents -- Acids, Bases

Corrosion and scale inhibitors will remain the largest of these through 2019, accounting for 35% of the market. Fastest growth will be for chelating agents, oxygen scavengers, and foam control agents, due to their use in wastewater applications.

Although the US water treatment chemical industry includes large chemical producers and smaller firms which focus on specific products, the industry is concentrated. Major producers include Akzo Nobel, Buckman Laboratories, Chemtura, Danaher, Ecolab, General Electric, GEO Specialty Chemicals, Kemira, KIK Custom Products, Lonza, OxyChem, and Solenis (formerly Ashland Water Technologies).


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