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Adsorbents Market by Type (Molecular Sieves, Activated Carbon and Alumina, Silica Gel,Clay, and Others), by Application (Petrochemicals, Water Treatment, Air Separation & Drying, and Others), and by Region - Global Trends and Forecast to 2020

Adsorbents Market by Type (Molecular Sieves, Activated Carbon and Alumina, Silica Gel,Clay, and Others), by Application (Petrochemicals, Water Treatment, Air Separation & Drying, and Others), and by Region - Global Trends and Forecast to 2020

North America is the leader in the global adsorbents market and accounts for the largest market size. This trend is projected to continue till 2020, due to the presence of many major players in the region. The U.S is the fastest-growing economy and a key market in this region that drives half of the demand for adsorbents globally. It is followed by Canada and Mexico, where the market size in terms of volume is registering a moderate growth.

The U.S. includes several large-scale production plants built as joint ventures with foreign companies such as Calgon Carbon Corporation (U.S.), W.R Grace and company (U.S.), and UOP LLC (U.S.) for increased adsorbents production facilities. This country is also experiencing an increase in investments for applications due to increased production capabilities across the country. This is driving the demand for adsorbents and this trend is projected to continue till 2020. This demand is mainly growing due to the rising industrialization and governmental pressure for use of adsorbents for water treatment application. Also, the environmental concerns are leading to the increased use of adsorbents in petroleum refining and chemical manufacturing industries for controlling the harmful emissions and contaminants.

In North America, the rise in manufacturing sector is also fueling the demand for silica gels and activated alumina, resulting in increased demand for adsorbents. The petroleum refining and air separation & drying are the leading application areas for adsorbents in North America and are driving the demand for adsorbents in the region. Adsorbents are widely used in these applications due to their separation and purification properties. For example, activated alumina is widely used in air separation & drying applications, as these adsorbents are appropriate for use in dehydrating gases in both thermally regenerative and pressure swing modes.

Molecular sieves are projected to be the fastest-growing type of adsorbents globally. Molecular sieves are mainly used in the chemicals/petrochemicals and air separation & drying. These adsorbents provide properties such as, high porosity and high adsorption capacity. Moreover, increasing demand from petrochemical industry is due to the stringent purification guidelines by government and environmental agencies.

Expansions, mergers & acquisitions, joint ventures & collaborations, and new product launches are some of the key strategies undertaken by major companies such as Arkema SA (France), Axens (France), BASF SE (Germany), Cabot Carbon Corporation (U.S.), Calgon Carbon Corporation (U.S.), Graver Technologies (U.S.), and UOP LLC (U.S.) in the adsorbents market. These strategies have helped to enhance production and increase the demand for adsorbents.


  • INTRODUCTION
    • OBJECTIVES OF THE STUDY
    • MARKET DEFINITION
    • SCOPE OF THE REPORT
      • MARKETS COVERED
      • YEARS CONSIDERED IN THE REPORT
    • CURRENCY AND PRICING
    • PACKAGE SIZE
    • LIMITATIONS
    • STAKEHOLDERS
  • RESEARCH METHODOLOGY
    • RESEARCH DATA
      • SECONDARY DATA
      • PRIMARY DATA
    • MARKET SIZE ESTIMATION
    • MARKET BREAKDOWN AND DATA TRIANGULATION
    • RESEARCH ASSUMPTIONS
  • EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
  • PREMIUM INSIGHTS
    • ATTRACTIVE MARKET OPPORTUNITIES IN THE ADSORBENTS MARKET
    • GLOBAL ADSORBENTS MARKET: BY APPLICATION
    • ASIA-PAIFIC ADSORBENTS MARKET: BY TYPE
    • ADSORBENTS MARKET ATTRACTIVENESS
    • ADSORBENTS MARKET, BY TYPE (2015)
    • ADSORBENTS MARKET, BY REGION
    • ADSORBENTS MARKET: DEVELOPED VS DEVELOPING NATIONS
    • LIFECYCLE ANALYSIS, BY REGION
  • MARKET OVERVIEW
    • INTRODUCTION
    • MARKET SEGMENTATION
      • BY TYPE
        • Table ADSORBENTS MARKET, BY TYPE
      • BY APPLICATION
        • Table ADSORBENTS MARKET, BY APPLICATION
      • BY REGION
    • MARKET DYNAMICS
      • DRIVERS
      • RESTRAINTS
      • OPPORTUNITIES
      • CHALLENGES
  • INDUSTRY TRENDS
    • INTRODUCTION
    • SUPPLY CHAIN ANALYSIS
      • ADSORBENTS RAW MATERIALS SUPPLIERS
      • ADSORBENTS MANUFACTURERS
      • END-USE APPLICATIONS OF ADSORBENTS
    • PROPERTIES OF ADSORBENTS
      • Table PROPERTIES OF ADSORBENTS
    • PROCESS COMPARISION: ADSORPTION VS ABSORPTION
      • Table COMPARISON OF ADSORBENTS AND ABSORBENTS
    • PORTER'S FIVE FORCES ANALYSIS
      • BARGAINING POWER OF SUPPLIERS
      • BARGAINING POWER OF BUYERS
      • THREAT OF NEW ENTRANTS
      • THREAT OF SUBSTITUTES
      • INTENSITY OF RIVALRY
  • ADSORBENTS MARKET, BY TYPE
    • INTRODUCTION
    • MARKET SIZE AND PROJECTION
      • Table ADSORBENTS MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
      • Table ADSORBENTS MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2013-2020 (KILOTON)
    • MOLECULAR SIEVES
      • Table MOLECULAR SIEVES MARKET SIZE, BY REGION, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
      • Table MOLECULAR SIEVES MARKET SIZE, BY REGION, 2013-2020 (KILOTON)
    • ACTIVATED CARBON
      • Table ACTIVATED CARBON MARKET SIZE, BY REGION, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
      • Table ACTIVATED CARBON MARKET SIZE, BY REGION, 2013-2020 (KILOTON)
    • SILICA GELS
      • Table SILICA GELS MARKET SIZE, BY REGION 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
      • Table SILICA GELS MARKET SIZE, BY REGION 2013-2020 (KILOTON)
    • ACTIVATED ALUMINA
      • Table ACTIVATED ALUMINA MARKET SIZE, BY REGION, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
      • Table ACTIVATED ALUMINA MARKET SIZE, BY REGION, 2013-2020 (KILOTON)
    • CLAY
      • Table CLAY MARKET SIZE, BY REGION, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
      • Table CLAY MARKET SIZE, BY REGION, 2013-2020 (KILOTON)
    • OTHERS
      • Table OTHER ADSORBENTS MARKET SIZE, BY REGION, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
      • Table OTHER ADSORBENTS MARKET SIZE, BY REGION, 2013-2020 (KILOTON)
  • ADSORBENTS MARKET, BY APPLICATION
    • INTRODUCTION
      • Table ADSORBENTS MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
      • Table ADSORBENTS MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2013-2020 (KILOTON)
    • PETROLEUM REFINING
      • Table ADSORBENTS MARKET SIZE IN PETROLEUM REFINING, BY REGION, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
      • Table ADSORBENTS MARKET SIZE IN PETROLEUM REFINING, BY REGION, 2013-2020 (KILOTON)
    • GAS REFINING
      • Table ADSORBENTS MARKET SIZE IN GAS REFINING, BY REGION, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
      • Table ADSORBENTS MARKET SIZE IN GAS REFINING, BY REGION, 2013-2020 (KILOTON)
    • CHEMICALS/PETROCHEMICALS
      • Table ADSORBENTS MARKET SIZE IN CHEMICALS/PETROCHEMICALS, BY REGION, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
      • Table ADSORBENTS MARKET SIZE IN CHEMICALS/PETROCHEMICALS, BY REGION, 2013-2020 (KILOTON)
    • WATER TREATMENT
      • Table ADSORBENTS MARKET SIZE IN WATER TREATMENT, BY REGION, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
      • Table ADSORBENTS MARKET SIZE IN WATER TREATMENT, BY REGION, 2013-2020 (KILOTON)
    • AIR SEPARATION AND DRYING
      • Table ADSORBENTS MARKET SIZE IN AIR SEPARATION & DRYING, BY REGION, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
      • Table ADSORBENTS MARKET SIZE IN AIR SEPARATION & DRYING, BY REGION, 2013-2020 (KILOTON)
    • PACKAGING
      • Table ADSORBENTS MARKET SIZE IN PACKAGING, BY REGION, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
      • Table ADSORBENTS MARKET SIZE IN PACKAGING, BY REGION, 2013-2020 (KILOTON)
    • OTHERS
      • Table ADSORBENTS MARKET SIZE IN OTHER APPLICATIONS, BY REGION, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
      • Table ADSORBENTS MARKET SIZE IN OTHER APPLICATIONS, BY REGION, 2013-2020 (KILOTON)
  • ADSORBENTS MARKET, BY REGION
    • INTRODUCTION
      • Table ADSORBENTS MARKET SIZE, BY REGION, 2013-2020 (KILOTON)
      • Table ADSORBENTS MARKET SIZE, BY REGION, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
    • NORTH AMERICA
      • Table NORTH AMERICA: ADSORBENTS MARKET SIZE, BY COUNTRY, 2013-2020 (KILOTON)
      • Table NORTH AMERICA: ADSORBENTS MARKET SIZE, BY COUNTRY, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
      • Table NORTH AMERICA: ADSORBENTS MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2013-2020 (KILOTON)
      • Table NORTH AMERICA: ADSORBENTS MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
      • Table NORTH AMERICA: ADSORBENTS MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2013-2020 (KILOTON)
      • Table NORTH AMERICA: ADSORBENTS MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
      • U.S.
        • Table U.S.: ADSORBENTS MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2013-2020 (KILOTON)
        • Table U.S.: ADSORBENTS MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
        • Table U.S.: ADSORBENTS MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
      • CANADA
        • Table CANADA: ADSORBENTS MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2013-2020 (KILOTON)
        • Table CANADA: ADSORBENTS MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
        • Table CANADA: ADSORBENTS MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
      • MEXICO
        • Table MEXICO: ADSORBENTS MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2013-2020 (KILOTON)
        • Table MEXICO: ADSORBENTS MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
        • Table MEXICO: ADSORBENTS MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
    • ASIA-PACIFIC
      • Table ASIA-PACIFIC: ADSORBENTS MARKET SIZE, BY COUNTRY, 2013-2020 (KILOTON)
      • Table ASIA-PACIFIC: ADSORBENTS MARKET SIZE, BY COUNTRY, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
      • Table ASIA-PACIFIC: ADSORBENTS MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2013-2020 (KILOTON)
      • Table ASIA-PACIFIC: ADSORBENTS MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
      • Table ASIA-PACIFIC: ADSORBENTS MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2013-2020 (KILOTON)
      • Table ASIA-PACIFIC: ADSORBENTS MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
      • CHINA
        • Table CHINA: ADSORBENTS MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2013-2020 (KILOTON)
        • Table CHINA: ADSORBENTS MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
        • Table CHINA: ADSORBENTS MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
      • INDIA
        • Table INDIA: ADSORBENTS MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2013-2020 (KILOTON)
        • Table INDIA: ADSORBENTS MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
        • Table INDIA: ADSORBENTS MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
      • JAPAN
        • Table JAPAN: ADSORBENTS MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2013-2020 (KILOTON)
        • Table JAPAN: ADSORBENTS MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
        • Table JAPAN: ADSORBENTS MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
      • SOUTH KOREA
        • Table SOUTH KOREA: ADSORBENTS MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2013-2020 (KILOTON)
        • Table SOUTH KOREA: ADSORBENTS MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
        • Table SOUTH KOREA: ADSORBENTS MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
      • REST OF APAC
        • Table REST OF APAC: ADSORBENTS MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2013-2020 (KILOTON)
        • Table REST OF APAC: ADSORBENTS MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
        • Table REST OF APAC: ADSORBENTS MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
    • EUROPE
      • Table EUROPE: ADSORBENTS MARKET SIZE, BY COUNTRY, 2013-2020 (KILOTON)
      • Table EUROPE: ADSORBENTS MARKET SIZE, BY COUNTRY, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
      • Table EUROPE: ADSORBENTS MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2013-2020 (KILOTON)
      • Table EUROPE: ADSORBENTS MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
      • Table EUROPE: ADSORBENTS MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION 2013-2020 (KILOTON)
      • Table EUROPE: ADSORBENTS MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
      • RUSSIA
        • Table RUSSIA: ADSORBENTS MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2013-2020 (KILOTON)
        • Table RUSSIA: ADSORBENTS MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
        • Table RUSSIA: ADSORBENTS MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
      • U.K.
        • Table U.K.: ADSORBENTS MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2013-2020 (KILOTON)
        • Table U.K.: ADSORBENTS MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
        • Table U.K.: ADSORBENTS MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
      • GERMANY
        • Table GERMANY: ADSORBENTS MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2013-2020 (KILOTON)
        • Table GERMANY: ADSORBENTS MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
        • Table GERMANY: ADSORBENTS MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
      • ITALY
        • Table ITALY: ADSORBENTS MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2013-2020 (KILOTON)
        • Table ITALY: ADSORBENTS MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
        • Table ITALY: ADSORBENTS MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
      • REST OF EUROPE (AUSTRIA, NORWAY, AND DENMARK)
        • Table REST OF EUROPE: ADSORBENTS MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2013-2020 (KILOTON)
        • Table REST OF EUROPE: ADSORBENTS MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
        • Table REST OF EUROPE: ADSORBENTS MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
    • ROW
      • Table ROW: ADSORBENTS MARKET SIZE, BY REGION, 2013-2020 (KILOTON)
      • Table ROW: ADSORBENTS MARKET SIZE, BY REGION, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
      • Table ROW: ADSORBENTS MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2013-2020 (KILOTON)
      • Table ROW: ADSORBENTS MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
      • Table ROW: ADSORBENTS MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2013-2020 (KILOTON)
      • Table ROW: ADSORBENTS MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
      • BRAZIL
        • Table BRAZIL: ADSORBENTS MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2013-2020 (KILOTON)
        • Table BRAZIL: ADSORBENTS MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
        • Table BRAZIL: ADSORBENTS MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
      • REST OF ROW
        • Table REST OF ROW: ADSORBENTS MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2013-2020 (KILOTON)
        • Table REST OF ROW: ADSORBENTS MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
        • Table REST OF ROW: ADSORBENTS MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
  • COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE
    • OVERVIEW
    • COMPETITIVE SITUATIONS & TRENDS
    • ACQUISITIONS
      • Table ACQUISITIONS, 2011-2015
    • AGREEMENTS
      • Table AGREEMENTS, 2011-2015
    • EXPANSIONS
      • Table EXPANSIONS, 2011-2015
    • JOINT VENTURES
      • Table JOINT VENTURES, 2011-2015
    • MERGERS
      • Table MERGERS, 2011-2015
    • NEW PRODUCT/TECHNOLOGY LAUNCHES
      • Table NEW PRODUCT/TECHNOLOGY LAUNCHES, 2011-2015
  • COMPANY PROFILES
    • INTRODUCTION
    • ARKEMA S.A.
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • PRODUCTS OFFERED
      • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
      • SWOT ANALYSIS
      • MNM VIEW
    • AXENS S.A.
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • PRODUCTS OFFERED
      • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
      • SWOT ANALYSIS
      • MNM VIEW
    • BASF SE
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • PRODUCTS OFFERED
      • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
      • SWOT ANALYSIS
      • MNM VIEW
    • CABOT CORPORATION
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • PRODUCTS OFFERED
      • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
      • SWOT ANALYSIS
      • MNM VIEW
    • CALGON CARBON CORPORATION
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • PRODUCTS OFFERED
      • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
      • SWOT ANALYSIS
      • MNM VIEW
    • CLARIANT AG
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • PRODUCTS OFFERED
      • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
    • W.R.GRACE
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • PRODUCTS OFFERED
      • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
    • GRAVER TECHNOLOGIES
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • PRODUCTS OFFERED
      • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
    • WESTROCK
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • PRODUCTS OFFERED:
      • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
    • SORBEAD
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • PRODUCTS OFFERED
    • UOP LLC
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • PRODUCTS OFFERED
      • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
    • ZEOCHEM
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • PRODUCTS OFFERED
    • ZEOLYST INTERNATIONAL
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • PRODUCTS OFFERED
  • APPENDIX
    • INSIGHTS FROM INDUSTRY EXPERTS
    • NEW PRODUCT/TECHNOLOGY LAUNCHES
      • Table NEW PRODUCT/TECHNOLOGY LAUNCHES, 2011-2015
    • DISCUSSION GUIDE
    • INTRODUCING RT: REAL TIME MARKET INTELLIGENCE
    • AVAILABLE CUSTOMIZATIONS
    • RELATED REPORTS

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