Demand for Fresh Water on the Rise
The demand for the water in South America is growing at a fast pace owing to increasing population, higher standards of living and increasing growth in emerging economies. In addition, the demand for water treatment resulted in an increased quantity of waste, improved technologies and smart water grid legislatures have been developed to process waste, such as concentrated industrial wastewater, brine from desalination and sludge from municipal treatment plants, more as a resource, with an associated research focus on resource recovery. These factors, in turn, are projected to boost the market in the region through the forecast period.
Reverse Osmosis – The Fastest Growing Technology
Wastewater treatment demand in the South American region is mainly due to the coal, steel, and iron industries, which require fresh water for their daily activities. Reverse osmosis technology in Chile is expected to increase, due to the growing government regulations and rising fresh water prices. There has been a growing demand for reverse osmosis technology in South America due to the rising government regulations. South American countries have enacted regulations on water use and water discharge to improve the region’s precious water resource. Recently, the government has tightened the rules for coal and chemical plants to adapt zero-liquid discharge (ZLD). These regulations are forcing industrial plants to implement the reverse osmosis technology, which can purify up to 90% of the wastewater produced.
Chile to Lead the Market Growth
Chile is projected to grow significantly during the forecast period due to the adoption of strict environmental regulations. Owing to the rising demand for fresh water will augment the membrane water treatment chemicals market predominantly in municipal and industrial water treatment facilities. Membrane bioreactor, reverse osmosis, micro, ultra, and Nano filtration are the widely accepted membrane technologies globally, for purifying water. Therefore, rising demand for fresh water will drive the market in the forecast period.
September 2017: Avista Technologies re-evaluated plant systems to optimize membrane performance
March 2017: Suez bought GE water treatment uni.
Major Players: Kurita Water Industries Ltd., Ecolab Inc., Kemira Oyj, Suez, and Veolia Water Solutions and Technologies, among others.
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1.1 Research Phases
1.2 Scope of the Market
1.3 Study Deliverables
2. Executive Summary
3. Market Insights
3.1 Indstry Value Chain Analysis
3.2 Industry Attractiveness - Porter's Five Forces Analysis
3.2.1 Bargaining Power of Suppliers
3.2.2 Bargaining Power of Consumers
3.2.3 Threat of New Entrants
3.2.4 Threat of Substitute Products and Services
3.2.5 Degree of Competition
4. Market Dynamics
4.1.1 Demand for Fresh Water on the Rise
4.1.2 Stringent Government Emission Laws
4.2.1 High Capital Costs
4.2.2 Lack of Awareness on Water Treatment Technologies in Emerging Nations
4.3.1 Growing Usage of Membrane Bio-Reactors
4.3.2 Huge Investments on R&D
5. Market Segmentation and Analysis (Market Size, Growth, and Forecast)
5.1 By Technology
5.1.1 Microfiltration (MF)
5.1.2 Ultrafiltration (UF)
5.1.3 Nanofiltration (NF)
5.1.4 Reverse Osmosis
5.2 By Chemical
5.2.2 Cleaning Chemicals
5.2.4 Biological Controllers
5.3 By End-user Industry
5.3.1 Food and Beverage Processing
5.3.6 Others (Pulp & Paper, Oil & Gas, Petrochemicals, etc.)
6. Regional Market Analysis (Market Size, Growth, and Forecast)
6.5 Rest of South America
7. Competitive Landscape
7.1 Mergers and Acquisitions, Joint Ventures, Collaborations and Agreements
7.2 Market Share Analysis***
7.3 Strategies Adopted by Leading Players
8. Company Profiles (Overview, Financials**, Products & Services and Recent Developments)
8.1 Avista Technologies, Inc.
8.3 Danaher (ChemTreat Inc.)
8.5 Ecolab, Inc.
8.6 GE Water and Process Technologies
8.7 Genesys International Ltd
8.8 Italmatch Chemicals S.p.A
8.9 Kemira Oyj
8.10 King Lee Technologies
8.11 Kurita Water Industries Ltd.
*List not exhaustive
**Subject to availability on public domain
- Avista Technologies Inc.
- Danaher (ChemTreat Inc.)
- Ecolab Inc.
- GE Water and Process Technologies
- Genesys International Ltd
- Italmatch Chemicals S.p.A
- Kemira Oyj
- King Lee Technologies
- Kurita Water Industries Ltd.