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Water Treatment Equipment

US demand to grow 6.0% per annum through 2017
Total demand for water treatment equipment in the US is expected to grow 6.0% yearly through 2017, with gains expected in every major market. Advances will be supported by increasing concerns about the health and environmental impacts of biological contaminants, chemicals, and disinfection byproducts in supply water and waste-water, and by more stringent manu-facturing requirements for process water. Resource extraction, commercial and residential, and ballast water treatment are expected to be among the fastest growing markets for water treatment equipment, while the larger municipal and manufacturing markets are projected to expand at a healthy, near average rate.

Resource extraction to be fastest growing market
The resource extraction market is expected to show the most rapid gains among major markets through 2017, as the treatment requirements for produced water in oil and natural gas extraction continue to rise, and as water recycling and reuse increase to satisfy the needs of expanded hydraulic fracturing activities in the US. An expected rebound in mining output, especially for minerals, will also contribute to an increased need for water treatment equipment. In particular, rising demand will benefit conventional filtration systems, which are the most commonly used water treatment equipment in the resource extraction market. Expected new US EPA regulations in hydraulic fracturing will also benefit this market in the long term.

The commercial and residential markets for water treatment equipment are expected to continue to recover from the declines seen during the 2007-2009 economic recession, with demand boosted by greater consumer interest in drinking water quality, increased consumer confidence, and expanded commercial and residential construction activities. Point-of-entry membrane filtration, disinfection, and deionization equipment are expected to benefit the most from rising demand. The small market for ballast water treatment is expected to be the fastest growing market overall, as US ships will soon be required to have ballast water management systems, including membrane systems and ultraviolet disinfection equipment, installed onboard to prevent the spread of invasive marine and aquatic species between ecosystems.

The municipal market for water treatment equipment is expected to improve, experiencing healthy growth through 2017. Demand for membrane systems and disinfection equipment will benefit as the EPA implements new regulations that stipulate maximum allowable limits for disinfection byproducts, volatile organic compounds, perchlorates, and other potentially hazardous contaminants.

All major types of equipment to see good growth
Expanded manufacturing output in response to the improving US economy, as well as increasingly stringent manufacturing requirements, will support growth in demand for every major type of water treatment. The need for very high quality process water in a number of applications will support greater demand for reverse osmosis, ultrafiltration, nanofiltration, and disinfection equipment. Manufacturing water treatment equipment demand will also benefit from the recycling of wastewater.


  • INTRODUCTION
  • EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
    • Table WATER TREATMENT EQUIPMENT DEMAND (million dollars)
  • MARKET ENVIRONMENT
    • General
    • Macroeconomic Overview
      • Table MACROECONOMIC INDICATORS (billion 2005 dollars)
    • Nonresidential Fixed Investment
      • Table NONRESIDENTIAL FIXED INVESTMENT (billion dollars)
    • Demographic Outlook
      • Table POPULATION & HOUSEHOLDS (million persons)
    • Manufacturing Outlook
      • Table MANUFACTURERS' SHIPMENTS (billion dollars)
      • Pharmaceuticals Outlook
        • Table PHARMACEUTICAL SUPPLY & DEMAND
      • Food & Beverage Industry Outlook
        • Table FOOD & BEVERAGE SHIPMENTS (billion dollars)
      • Electronic & Computer Product Shipments
        • Table ELECTRONIC COMPONENTS SHIPMENTS (billion dollars)
      • Pulp, Paper, & Paperboard Outlook
        • Table PAPER & PAPERBOARD PRODUCTION (thousand tons)
      • Refined Petroleum Industry Outlook
        • Table REFINED PETROLEUM PRODUCT CONSUMPTION & PRODUCTION (million barrels)
    • Electricity Production
      • Table ELECTRICITY GENERATION (billion kilowatt hours)
    • Water Use
      • Table WATER WITHDRAWAL & WATER USE (trillion gallons)
      • Electric Utilities
        • Table ELECTRIC POWER GENERATION WATER USE (trillion gallons)
      • Manufacturing & Mining
        • Table MANUFACTURING & MINING WATER USE (trillion gallons)
      • Municipal
        • Table MUNICIPAL WATER USE (trillion gallons)
    • Water Treatment Overview
    • Desalination Outlook
    • Environmental & Regulatory Issues
      • Water Pollution
      • Waterborne Diseases
      • Regulations
    • Technology & Product Innovation
    • Historical Market Trends
      • Table WATER TREATMENT EQUIPMENT MARKET, 2002-2012
    • World Demand & International Trade
  • PRODUCTS
    • General
      • Table WATER TREATMENT EQUIPMENT DEMAND BY TYPE & PRODUCT (million dollars)
      • Systems Overview
        • Table WATER TREATMENT SYSTEMS DEMAND BY PRODUCT (million dollars)
      • Consumables Overview
        • Table WATER TREATMENT CONSUMABLES DEMAND BY PRODUCT (million dollars)
    • Conventional Filtration
      • Table CONVENTIONAL FILTRATION EQUIPMENT DEMAND BY PRODUCT & MARKET (million dollars)
      • Sand Filtration
        • Table SAND FILTRATION EQUIPMENT DEMAND BY MARKET & TYPE (million dollars)
      • Cartridge Filtration
        • Table CARTRIDGE FILTRATION EQUIPMENT DEMAND BY MARKET & TYPE (million dollars)
      • Diatomaceous Earth Filtration
        • Table DIATOMACEOUS EARTH FILTRATION EQUIPMENT DEMAND BY MARKET & TYPE (million dollars)
      • Other Conventional Filtration Equipment
        • Table OTHER CONVENTIONAL FILTRATION EQUIPMENT DEMAND BY MARKET & TYPE (million dollars)
      • Suppliers
    • Membrane Equipment
      • Table MEMBRANE EQUIPMENT DEMAND BY PRODUCT & MARKET (million dollars)
      • Microfiltration
        • Table MICROFILTRATION EQUIPMENT DEMAND (million dollars)
      • Reverse Osmosis
        • Table REVERSE OSMOSIS EQUIPMENT DEMAND (million dollars)
      • Ultrafiltration
        • Table ULTRAFILTRATION EQUIPMENT DEMAND (million dollars)
      • Other Membrane Equipment
        • Table OTHER MEMBRANE EQUIPMENT DEMAND (million dollars)
      • Suppliers
    • Disinfection Equipment
      • Table DISINFECTION EQUIPMENT DEMAND BY PRODUCT, MARKET, & TYPE (million dollars)
      • Chemical Generation Equipment
        • Table CHEMICAL GENERATION EQUIPMENT DEMAND (million dollars)
      • Ultraviolet (UV) Equipment
        • Table ULTRAVIOLET EQUIPMENT DEMAND (million dollars)
      • Ozone Generation Equipment
        • Table OZONE GENERATION EQUIPMENT DEMAND (million dollars)
      • Other Disinfection Equipment
        • Table OTHER DISINFECTION EQUIPMENT DEMAND (million dollars)
      • Suppliers
    • Other Water Treatment Equipment
      • Table OTHER WATER TREATMENT EQUIPMENT DEMAND BY PRODUCT & MARKET (million dollars)
      • Deionization
        • Table DEIONIZATION EQUIPMENT DEMAND (million dollars)
      • Distillation
        • Table DISTILLATION EQUIPMENT DEMAND (million dollars)
      • All Other Water Treatment Equipment
        • Table ALL OTHER WATER TREATMENT EQUIPMENT DEMAND (million dollars)
      • Suppliers
  • MARKETS
    • General
      • Table WATER TREATMENT EQUIPMENT DEMAND BY MARKET (million dollars)
    • Municipal
      • Table MUNICIPAL MARKET FOR WATER TREATMENT EQUIPMENT (million dollars)
      • Supply Water
        • Table SUPPLY WATER TREATMENT EQUIPMENT DEMAND (million dollars)
      • Wastewater
        • Table WASTEWATER TREATMENT EQUIPMENT DEMAND (million dollars)
    • Manufacturing
      • Table MANUFACTURING WATER TREATMENT EQUIPMENT DEMAND (million dollars)
      • Pharmaceuticals
        • Table PHARMACEUTICALS MARKET FOR WATER TREATMENT EQUIPMENT (million dollars)
      • Food & Beverage
        • Table FOOD & BEVERAGE PROCESSING MARKET FOR WATER TREATMENT EQUIPMENT (million dollars)
      • Electronics
        • Table ELECTRONICS MARKET FOR WATER TREATMENT EQUIPMENT (million dollars)
      • Petroleum Refining
        • Table PETROLEUM REFINING MARKET FOR WATER TREATMENT EQUIPMENT (million dollars)
      • Pulp & Paper
        • Table PULP & PAPER MARKET FOR WATER TREATMENT EQUIPMENT (million dollars)
      • Other Manufacturing Markets
        • Table OTHER MANUFACTURING MARKETS FOR WATER TREATMENT EQUIPMENT (million dollars)
    • Commercial & Residential
      • Table COMMERCIAL & RESIDENTIAL MARKETS FOR WATER TREATMENT EQUIPMENT & CONSUMABLES (million dollars)
      • Residential
      • Commercial
    • Resource Extraction
      • Table RESOURCE EXTRACTION MARKET FOR WATER TREATMENT EQUIPMENT (million dollars)
      • Oil & Gas
      • Mining
    • Power Generation
      • Table POWER GENERATION MARKET FOR WATER TREATMENT EQUIPMENT (million dollars)
    • Other Markets
      • Table OTHER MARKETS FOR WATER TREATMENT EQUIPMENT (million dollars)
      • Agriculture
      • Ballast Water
      • Aquaculture
      • All Other
  • APPLICATIONS
    • General
    • Supply Water
      • Table SUPPLY WATER TREATMENT EQUIPMENT DEMAND (million dollars)
    • Wastewater
      • Table WASTEWATER TREATMENT EQUIPMENT DEMAND (million dollars)
    • Process Water
      • Table PROCESS WATER TREATMENT EQUIPMENT DEMAND (million dollars)
    • Ultrapurification
      • Table ULTRAPURIFICATION WATER TREATMENT EQUIPMENT DEMAND (million dollars)
    • Desalination
      • Table DESALINATION WATER TREATMENT EQUIPMENT DEMAND (million dollars)
  • INDUSTRY STRUCTURE
    • General
      • Table US WATER TREATMENT EQUIPMENT SALES BY COMPANY, 2012 (million dollars)
    • Market Share
    • Industry Restructuring
      • Table SELECTED ACQUISITIONS & DIVESTITURES
    • Cooperative Agreements
      • Table SELECTED COOPERATIVE AGREEMENTS
    • Competitive Strategies
      • Research & Development
      • Technical Service
    • Marketing & Distribution
    • Company Profiles
      • BWT AG
      • Calgon Carbon Corporation
      • Culligan International Company
      • Danaher Corporation
      • Doosan Heavy Industries and Construction Company Limited
      • Dow Chemical Company
      • Ebara Corporation
      • Ecolab Incorporated
      • GDF SUEZ SA
      • General Electric Company
      • GLV Incorporated
      • ITT Corporation
      • Kemira Oyj
      • Koch Industries Incorporated
      • K+S AG
      • Kurita Water Industries Limited
      • Nitto Denko Corporation
      • Pall Corporation
      • Parker-Hannifin Corporation
      • Pentair Limited
      • Severn Trent plc
      • Siemens AG
      • 3M Company
      • Toray Industries Incorporated
      • Toyobo Company Limited
      • Veolia Environnement SA
      • Xylem Incorporated

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