Water Treatment Chemicals in the US - Procurement Research Report

Water Treatment Chemicals Procurement in the US

This report is intended to assist buyers of water treatment chemicals. Chemical manufacturers and wholesalers provide water treatment chemicals for a wide range of buyers, including water distributors, paper and pulp producers, printing companies and agribusiness firms. Products in this market include algaecides, antiscalants, descalers, boiler feed chemicals, odor control chemicals, water softening compounds, demulsifiers and water fluoridation chemicals. These items are used to treat water in swimming pools and industrial facility wastewater, as well as groundwater in aquifers and surface water in streams, ponds, marshes and lakes. This report does not include water treatment equipment or systems.


TABLE OF CONTENTS

AT A GLANCE

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

PRICE ENVIRONMENT
Price Fundamentals
Price Drivers
Recent Price Trend
Price Forecast

PRODUCT CHARACTERISTICS
Product Life Cycle
Total Cost of Ownership
Product Specialization
Related Goods
Substitute Goods
Regulation

Quality Control

SUPPLY CHAIN & VENDORS
Supply Chain Dynamics
Competitive Environment
Market Profitability
Switching Cost

PURCHASING PROCESS
Buying Basics
Key RFP Elements
NEGOTIATION STATISTICS

BUYER POWER SCORE COMPONENTS

JARGON & GLOSSARY

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