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Global Reverse Osmosis (RO) Membrane Market 2017-2021

Global Reverse Osmosis (RO) Membrane Market 2017-2021

About Reverse Osmosis (RO) Membrane

Reverse osmosis is a technology that uses a semipermeable membrane to eliminate dissolved salts or organic molecules from water by cleaning, purifying, and sterilizing it.

Technavio’s analysts forecast the global reverse osmosis (RO) membrane market to grow at a CAGR of 9.06% during the period 2017-2021.

Covered in this report

The report covers the present scenario and the growth prospects of the global reverse osmosis (RO) membrane market for 2017-2021. To calculate the market size, the report considers the revenue generated from the sales of reverse osmosis (RO) membrane.

The market is divided into the following segments based on geography:

  • Americas
  • APAC
  • EMEA
Technavio's report, Global Reverse Osmosis (RO) Membrane Market 2017-2021, has been prepared based on an in-depth market analysis with inputs from industry experts. The report covers the market landscape and its growth prospects over the coming years. The report also includes a discussion of the key vendors operating in this market.

Key vendors
  • The Dow Chemical Company
  • General Electric
  • Koch Membrane Systems
  • Toray Group
  • Toyobo
Other prominent vendors
  • Applied Membranes
  • NanOasis
  • Nitto Denko
  • Xylem PCI membranes
  • Pure Aqua
Market driver
  • Advantages of RO membranes in water treatment
  • For a full, detailed list, view our report
Market challenge
  • Fouling of membranes
  • For a full, detailed list, view our report
Market trend
  • Intensifying R&D expenditure
  • For a full, detailed list, view our report
Key questions answered in this report
  • What will the market size be in 2021 and what will the growth rate be?
  • What are the key market trends?
  • What is driving this market?
  • What are the challenges to market growth?
  • Who are the key vendors in this market space?
  • What are the market opportunities and threats faced by the key vendors?
  • What are the strengths and weaknesses of the key vendors?


Press Release

Technavio Announces the Publication of its Research Report – Global Reverse Osmosis (RO) Membrane Market 2017-2021

Technavio recognizes the following companies as the key players in the global reverse osmosis (RO) membrane market: The Dow Chemical Company, General Electric, Koch Membrane Systems, Toray Group, and Toyobo.

Other Prominent Vendors in the market are: Applied Membranes, NanOasis, Nitto Denko, Xylem PCI membranes, and Pure Aqua.

Commenting on the report, an analyst from Technavio’s team said: “The latest trend gaining momentum in the market is intensifying R&D expenditure. Membranes are an essential part of many applications, chiefly in water treatment. Various developments in membrane technology and materials such as perfluoro polymer, nonporous nanofiltration, anti-fouling multilayer membranes and solid polymer electrolyte is expected to have a positive effect on the market. The demand for high-grade quality and technically advanced membrane systems is increasing the market competition. This trend can reflect a high R&D investment by top global vendors in the market.”

According to the report, one of the major drivers for this market is advantages of RO membranes in water treatment. Membranes for reverse osmosis, owing to their advantages and technological enhancements, are being used in many industries, such as water and wastewater treatment.

Further, the report states that one of the major factors hindering the growth of this market is fouling of membranes. Fouling is a process in which the solute or the components of the water block the pores of the membrane and degrade its performance. Fouling causes serious flux decline, which affects the quality of permeates and hampers the time of purification and its functional effectiveness. Therefore, the foremost challenge that the market encounters is the issues related to the functionality of the membrane after a definite phase. When the performance of the membrane diminishes thereafter change of membranes leads to functional and conservational costs. This is expected to decrease the demand.



Companies Mentioned

The Dow Chemical Company, General Electric, Koch Membrane Systems, Toray Group, Toyobo, Applied Membranes, NanOasis, Nitto Denko, Xylem PCI membranes, and Pure Aqua.

  • Executive summary
  • Scope of the report
  • Research Methodology
  • Introduction
    • Key market highlights
    • Overview
      • Table Classification of membranes by technology
  • Market landscape
    • Market overview
      • Table Global RO membrane market
    • Market size and forecast
      • Table Global RO membrane market 2016 and 2021 ($ billions)
      • Table Market forecast: Global RO membrane market 2016-2021
    • Five forces analysis
      • Table Five forces analysis
  • Market segmentation by application
    • Global RO membrane market by application
      • Table Global RO membrane market by application 2016
      • Table Global RO membrane market by application 2021
    • Global RO membrane market for desalination systems
      • Table Global RO membrane market for desalination systems 2016 and 2021 ($ billions)
      • Table Market forecast: Global RO membrane market for desalination systems 2016-2021
    • Global RO membrane market for Reverse osmosis purification systems
      • Table Global RO membrane market for RO purification systems 2016 and 2021 ($ billions)
      • Table Market forecast: Global RO membrane market for RO purification systems 2016 - 2021
    • Global RO membrane market for other applications
      • Table Global RO membrane market for other applications 2016 and 2021 ($ billions)
      • Table Market forecast: Global RO membrane market for other applications 2016-2021
  • Geographical segmentation
    • Market segmentation by geography
      • Table Global RO membrane market by geography 2016
      • Table Global RO membrane market by geography 2021
    • Global RO membrane market in APAC
      • Table RO membrane market in APAC 2016 and 2021 ($ billions)
      • Table Market forecast: RO membrane market in APAC 2016-2021
    • RO membrane market in Americas
      • Table RO membrane market in Americas 2016 and 2021 ($ billions)
      • Table Market forecast: RO membrane market in Americas 2016-2021
    • RO membrane market in EMEA
      • Table RO membrane market in EMEA 2016 and 2021 ($ billions)
      • Table Market forecast: RO membrane market in EMEA 2016-2021
  • Decision framework
  • Drivers and challenges
    • Market drivers
    • Impact of drivers in key regions
      • Table Impact of drivers
    • Market challenges
    • Impact of challenges on key applications
      • Table Impact of challenges
  • Market trends
    • Rapid industrial expansion
    • Intensifying R&D expenditure
    • Increasing health consciousness among consumers
  • Vendor landscape
    • Competitive scenario
      • Table Key vendors of global RO membrane market
      • Table Key competitive factors of the market
    • Other prominent vendors
  • Key vendor analysis
    • The Dow Chemical Company
      • Table The Dow Chemical Company: Business segmentation by revenue 2016
      • Table The Dow Chemical Company: Geographic segmentation by revenue 2016
    • General Electric
      • Table General Electric: Business segmentation by revenue 2016
      • Table General Electric: Geographic segmentation by revenue 2016
    • Koch Membrane Systems
      • Table Markets catered by Koch Membrane Systems
    • Toray Group
      • Table Toray Group: Business segmentation
      • Table Toray Group: Business segmentation by revenue 2015
      • Table Toray Group: Geographic segmentation by revenue 2015
    • Toyobo
      • Table Toyobo: Business segmentation
      • Table Toyobo: Business segmentation by revenue 2016
      • Table Markets catered by Toyobo
  • Appendix
    • List of abbreviations
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