Stringent Regulations to Control Wastewater Disposal
Pollution can severely contaminate water to the extent that it will no longer be usable without intense clean-ups. To solve this problem, governments around the world are imposing strict rules on industries as a bid to protect the environment. In the United States, plant personnel is forced to comply with tighter National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) guidelines for cooling water systems, as per the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and individual state regulators mission, to deal with wastewater issues. In Europe, the guidelines for cooling water treatment and wastewater issues are given by REACH. The guidelines have been tightened, which forces companies and plant officials to ensure correct water treatment systems.
Coagulants and Flocculants to Lead the Market
Coagulation and flocculation are the well-known processes in the wastewater treatment used for treatment of water containing colloids (suspended particles) and metal ions. Flocculants are used in various water treatment processes in numerous industries, such as chemical processing, food & beverage, oil & gas, and power generation, among others. Municipal water treatment forms the largest market for flocculants. Following the market trends of flocculants, Asia-Pacific occupies the largest market share in the global market, and is among the fastest growing market segment.
Asia Pacific to Lead among Other Regions
In Asia-Pacific, there are fewer stringent regulations with regard to the produced and wastewater disposal. The governments are taking serious steps to tackle the disposal of wastewater. Countries, such as Japan, Singapore, South Korea, and Australia, are investing in the water treatment, owing to strict environment laws. For instance, the South Korean Toxic Chemical Control Act provides momentum to the water treatment market. These laws are expected to drive the market for water treatment chemicals market in the region.
October 2017: SUEZ finalized the acquisition of GE Water & Process Technologies and set up a business unit "Water Technologies & Solutions"
March 2017: China inaugurated its first facility that uses electron beams to treat industrial wastewater, introducing a new era for radiation technology
Major Players: Berwind (BWA Water Additives), Ecolab Inc.(Nalco), Suez Environment, Kurita Water Industries Ltd., Veolia Water Solutions, and Technologies, among others.
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1.1 Research Phases
1.2 Study Deliverables
1.3 Scope of the Report
2. Executive Summary
3. Market Insights
3.1 Industry 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
3.3 Regulatory Policy Analysis
4. Market Dynamics
4.1.1 Stringent Regulations to Control Produced and Waste Water Disposal
4.1.2 Growing Power and Industrial Applications
4.1.3 Increasing Demand from Municipal and Manufacturing Sector
4.2.1 Increasing Adoption of Water Treatment Equipment
4.2.2 Dearth of Awareness Regarding Waste Water Treatment Chemicals
4.3.1 Increasing Adoption Rate in Asia-Pacific and Middle-East
4.3.2 Shifting Focus towards the Usage of Green Chemicals
5. Market Segmentation and Analysis
5.1 By Product
5.1.1 Flocculants and Coagulants
5.1.2 Biocides & Disinfectants
5.1.3 Defoamers & Defoaming Agents
5.1.4 pH Adjusters
5.1.5 Odor Control Agents
5.2 By End-user Industry
5.2.1 Power Generation
5.2.2 Oil & Gas
5.2.3 Chemical Manufacturing
5.2.5 Food & Beverage
5.2.6 Mining & Mineral Processing
6. Regional Market Analysis- (Market Size, Growth, and Forecast)
6.1.4 South Korea
6.1.5 ASEAN Countries
6.1.6 Rest of Asia-Pacific
6.2 North America
6.2.1 United States
6.2.4 Rest of North America
6.3.2 United Kingdom
6.3.6 Rest of Europe
6.4 South America
6.4.3 Rest of South America
6.5 Middle East & Africa
6.5.1 Saudi Arabia
6.5.2 South Africa
6.5.3 Rest of Middle East & Africa
7. Future of the Market
8. Competitive Landscape
8.1 Mergers & Acquisitions, Joint Ventures, Collaborations, and Agreements
8.2 Market Share Analysis**
8.3 Strategies Adopted by Leading Players
9. Company Profiles (Overview, Products & Services, Financials**, Recent Developments, and Analyst View)
9.1 Alkema Solutions
9.2 Avista Technologies, Inc.
9.3 BASF SE
9.4 Berwind (BWA Water Additives)
9.5 Chemtex Ltd.
9.6 Chemtex Specialty Ltd.
9.7 Danaher (ChemTreat Inc.)
9.8 Ecolab Inc. (Nalco)
9.9 Genesys International Ltd
9.10 H2O Innovation Inc.
9.11 Hydrite Chemical Co.
9.12 Ion Exchange India Limited
9.13 Italmatch Chemicals S.p.A
9.14 Kemira Oyj
9.15 King Lee Technologies
9.16 Kurita Water Industries Ltd.
9.17 Reverse Osmosis Chemicals International
9.18 Siemens Water Technologies
9.20 Suez Environnement (including GE Water & Process Technologies)
9.21 Thermax Ltd
9.22 Veolia Water Solutions and Technologies
9.23 WEX Technologies Ltd.
*List Not Exhaustive
**Subject to availability on public domain
- Alkema Solutions
- Avista Technologies Inc.
- BASF SE
- Berwind (BWA Water Additives)
- Chemtex Ltd.
- Chemtex Specialty Ltd.
- Danaher (ChemTreat Inc.)
- Ecolab Inc. (Nalco)
- Genesys International Ltd
- H2O Innovation Inc.
- Hydrite Chemical Co.
- Ion Exchange India Limited
- Italmatch Chemicals S.p.A
- Kemira Oyj
- King Lee Technologies
- Kurita Water Industries Ltd.
- Reverse Osmosis Chemicals International
- Siemens Water Technologies
- Suez Environnement (including GE Water & Process Technologies)
- Thermax Ltd
- Veolia Water Solutions and Technologies
- WEX Technologies Ltd.