Water Treatment Chemicals Market By Product Type (Coagulants & Flocculants, Biocide & Disinfectant, Defoamer & Defoaming Agent, pH Adjuster & Softener, Scale & Corrosion Inhibitor, Others), By Application (Raw Water Treatment, Water Desalination, Cooling Tower, Boiler, Effluent Water Treatment, Others), By End-use Industry (Power, Oil & Gas, Chemical Manufacturing, Mining & Mineral Processing, Municipal, Food & Beverage, Pulp & Paper, Others) and By Region - Global Forecasts 2016 To 2026

Date : Mar 2021

|

Report ID : 57

|

Category : Water and Water Treatment

|
Report Format:  PDF EXCEL PPT WORD

Water Treatment Chemicals Market Overview:

Treatment of water is essential for a variety of reasons such as dearth, contamination due to industrial and human activities and so on. Water purification involves the removal of suspended solids, viruses, fungi, bacteria, etc. using either physical, chemical or a combination of both methods. The chemicals used in the treatment of water are referred to as water treatment chemicals. The most commonly used chemicals are chlorine, muriatic acid, soda ash, algicide and many more.

The novel coronavirus has had a negative impact on the water treatment chemicals market.

The pandemic has resulted in lockdowns across the globe. This coerced numerous companies across various sectors to temporarily halt operations or shutdown their operations. Also, the supply chain was disrupted, which in turn affected the supply of raw materials as well as finished goods. Coupled with the supply chain disruption, the closure of manufacturing activities has resulted in the decline in production. Therefore, the growth of the water treatment chemical market is expected to be sluggish until the second quarter of 2021. 

Water Treatment Chemicals Market Size:

The global water treatment chemicals market, in 2019, was valued at around USD 30.0 billion. The effect of the pandemic has declined the market valuation by nearly USD 2.0 billion. Further on, it is estimated to register a compound annual growth rate of approximately 6% from 2021 to 2026. At this rate, it is expected to reach a valuation of approximately USD 40.0 billion by the end of 2026.

Water Treatment Chemicals Market

Water Treatment Chemicals Market Bifurcation:

The water treatment chemicals market segment is broadly classified into product type, application, end-use industry and region.

Water Treatment Chemicals Market – by Product Type

  • Coagulants & Flocculants
  • Biocide & Disinfectant
  • Defoamer & Defoaming Agent
  • pH Adjuster & Softener
  • Scale & Corrosion Inhibitor
  • Others

Coagulants & flocculants garnered over 30% of the market share in 2019. Coagulants & flocculants are used for water purification, softening, solids removal and dewatering and sludge thickening. Moreover, with the upsurge in water requirements, coagulants & flocculants can help in removal of contaminants. All these factors are expected to make this segment the fastest growing among the other types.

Besides this, the biocides & disinfectants segment accounted for the second-largest market share. The segment helps achieve desired water conditions while controlling bacteria and microbial augmentation.

Water Treatment Chemical Market – by Application

  • Raw Water Treatment
  • Water Desalination
  • Cooling Tower
  • Boiler
  • Effluent Water Treatment
  • Others

The raw water treatment segment led the market in 2019 capturing around 50% of the revenue share. To meet the increasing demand of water from the industrial sector, the purification of alternate water source is the need of the hour. Therefore, the dominance of this segment is attributed to the rising need of water.

Water Treatment Chemicals Market – by End-use Industry

  • Power
  • Oil & Gas
  • Chemical Manufacturing
  • Mining & Mineral Processing
  • Municipal
  • Food & Beverage
  • Pulp & Paper
  • Others

In 2019, the municipal segment dominated the market in terms of revenue due to the growing usage of chemicals for municipal wastewater treatment applications. Rising water requirements as a result of soaring population and industrialization has resulted in water scarcity. The continuous and exponentially rising need to treat water has resulted in the growth of the segment.

The power industry is projected to witness the fastest growth rate during the forecast period. Power plants consume approximately 200 billion gallons of water per day for operations. An upsurge in demand for power is anticipated to drive the expansion of the segment.

Water Treatment Chemicals Market – by Region

  • North America
  • Europe
  • Asia – Pacific
  • South America
  • Middle East & Africa

North America dominated the market in 2019. The growing initiatives to use water treatment chemicals for domestic applications is estimated to fuel the regional market growth. The National Infrastructure Plan (NIP) launched by the Mexican government in 2019 will augment the regional market further.

The Asia – Pacific region is projected to dominate the market during the forecast period due to rising demand from countries such as China and Japan. Rapid urbanization and stable economic conditions in China will propel the expansion of several industries which, in turn, will drive the water treatment chemicals market growth. An upsurge in the number of chemical manufacturing plants and evolving power industry in India is anticipated to positively affect the regional market growth.

The growing concern of Waterborne diseases will propel the market growth significantly

The large-scale discharge of untreated water from industries, power plants, commercial waster has made numerous water sources unfit for human consumption. The number of cases related to waterborne diseases is increasing at an alarming rate since fresh water reserves are being contaminated with high level of toxic waste. Therefore, to prevent the spread of these diseases, treatment of water has been made mandatory by global governments. The rising number of cases and the corresponding regulations implemented by governments will positively impact the water treatment chemicals market growth.

Desalination will present new opportunities for the market to flourish.

Countries with limited freshwater reserves such as U.A.E., Qatar, Saudi Arabia, etc. are looking for alternative methods to meet their water requirements. The process of desalination assists in converting seawater into potable water. Therefore, the demand for this technology will propel the water treatment chemicals market since desalination requires a variety of water treatment chemicals.

Company Profiles and Competitive Intelligence:

The major players of the water treatment chemicals market are:

  1. Suez SA
  2. BASF SE
  3. Ecolab Inc.
  4. Solenis LLC
  5. Nouryon
  6. Kemira OYJ
  7. Baker Hughes Company
  8. The Dow Chemical Company
  9. SNF Floerger Group
  10. Cortec Corporation
  11. Buckman Laboratories International Inc.
  12. Solvay S.A.
  13. Kurita Europe GmbH
  14. Veolia Environment SA
  15. Somicon ME FZC
  16. Green Water Treatment Solutions
  17. Johnson Matthey
  18. Akzo Nobel N.V.
  19. Lonza Group AG
  20. BWA Water Additives

To strengthen their market presence and/or expand their portfolio, these companies engage in mergers and acquisitions. For instance,

  1. In March 2019, U.S. Water Services Inc. was acquired by Kurita Water Industries Ltd. for more than USD 250 million. This acquisition strengthened the company’s presence in the North American region.
  2. Similarly, Global Water Technology Inc. acquired Butler Chemical Company Inc. in the month of August 2019. This acquisition gave an additional 175 customer portfolios across Indiana and Illinois in the U.S.

The research report analyses the ecosystem of the water treatment chemicals market and categorizes it to forecast the revenues and analyse the trends in each of the following below-mentioned market segments.

Water Treatment Chemicals Market Segmentation:

By Product Type

  • Coagulants & Flocculants
  • Biocide & Disinfectant
  • Defoamer & Defoaming Agent
  • pH Adjuster & Softener
  • Scale & Corrosion Inhibitor
  • Others

By Application

  • Raw Water Treatment
  • Water Desalination
  • Cooling
  • Boiler
  • Effluent Water Treatment
  • Others

By End-use Industry

  • Power
  • Oil & Gas
  • Chemical Manufacturing
  • Mining & Mineral Processing
  • Municipal
  • Food & Beverage
  • Pulp & Paper
  • Others

By Region

  • North America
    • US
    • Canada
    • Mexico
  • Europe
    • Germany
    • UK
    • France
    • Norway
    • Italy
    • Spain
    • Netherlands
    • Rest of Europe
  • Asia Pacific
    • China
    • India
    • Japan
    • Australia
    • New Zealand
    • Rest of Asia Pacific
  • South America
  • ROW

Author Credentials

Priyanka has been writing chemicals & material market research reports for the last 12 years. A post-graduate, her specialization is in the chemicals sector. Preparing end-to-end reports covering minute details for market insights, competitive intelligence and trend analysis in the CMFE sector.

  1. INTRODUCTION
    1. Product Outline
    2. What are Water Treatment Chemicals
    3. Overview of Water Treatment Chemicals
    4. Water Treatment Chemicals comparison
    5. Analysis of Water Treatment Chemicals Ecosystem / Value Chain
    6. Supply Chain Analysis
    7. Covid -19 Impact
    8. Market Dynamics
      1. Drivers
      2. Restraints
      3. Opportunities
      4. Threats
    9. Technology Overview
    10. Patent Analysis
  2. Regulatory Landscape for Water Treatment Chemicals
    1. Regulations and Standards
  3. Technology  Analysis
      1. Water Treatment Technologies
  4. Water Treatment Chemicals Pricing Analysis
    1. Prices of Water Treatment Chemicals
  5. Water Treatment Chemicals Market by Product Type
    1. Coagulants & Flocculants
    2. Biocide & Disinfectant
    3. Defoamer & Defoaming Agent
    4. pH Adjuster & Softener
    5. Scale & Corrosion Inhibitor
    6. Others
  6. Water Treatment Chemicals Market by End-use Industry
    1. Power
    2. Oil & Gas
    3. Chemical Manufacturing
    4. Mining & Mineral Processing
    5. Municipal
    6. Food & Beverage
    7. Pulp & Paper
    8. Others
  7. Water Treatment Chemicals Market by Application
    1. Raw Water Treatment
    2. Water Desalination
    3. Cooling Tower
    4. Boiler
    5. Effluent Water Treatment
    6.  Others
  8. Regional Analysis
    1. North America
      1. US
      2. Canada
      3. Mexico
    2. Europe
      1. Germany
      2. UK
      3. France
      4. Norway
      5. Italy
      6. Spain
      7. Netherlands
      8. Rest Of Europe
    3. Asia Pacific
      1. China
      2. India
      3. Japan
      4. Australia
      5. New Zealand
      6. Rest Of Asia Pacific
    4. Middle East and Africa
    5. South America
  9. Key Strategic Insights
    1. New Applications
    2. Emerging Technologies
    3. Opportunity mapping
    4. Critical Success Factors
    5. Environmental Impact and sustainability issues
    6. Consumer preferences in Food Products
  10. Key Market Trends / Recent Developments
  11. Competitive Scenario
    1. Competitive Strategies of Key Players
      1. Mergers and Acquisitions
      2. Investments
      3. Joint Ventures
      4. New Product launches
    2. Strength of product portfolio
    3. Ranking of Key Players
    4. Presence of players by Geographies
  12. KEY GLOBAL PLAYERS
    1. Suez SA
    2. BASF SE
    3. Ecolab Inc.
    4. Solenis LLC
    5. Nouryon
    6. Kemira OYJ
    7. Baker Hughes Company
    8. The Dow Chemical Company
    9. SNF Floerger Group
    10. Cortec Corporation
    11. Buckman Laboratories International Inc.
    12. Solvay S.A.
    13. Kurita Europe GmbH
    14. Veolia Environment SA
    15. Somicon ME FZC
    16. Green Water Treatment Solutions
    17. Johnson Matthey
    18. Akzo Nobel N.V.
    19. Lonza Group AG
    20. BWA Water Additives
Research Methodology

Choose License

Buy Now

Actionable and high-quality Premium Insights by ResearchCMFE

  • Customer Insights (Customer Expectations & Market Unmet Needs)
  • Market Opportunity Mapping (Market Sizing, Forecast and Trend Analysis)
  • Competitive Intelligence for Key Companies
  • Market Entry Strategy (Raw Material, Feedstock Trends, M&A, Channel Structure, Supply Chain Analysis)
  • Product Mix and Pricing (Pricing Strategy, Average Pricing, New Technologies, Products/Services Comparison)
  • Segmentation Analysis (Value Chain Analysis, Industry Structure)
  • Neural Network Diagram for Depicting Connected Market Ecosystem.
  • Market Attractiveness Framework
  • Demand Supply Scenario
  • Patent Landscape / Innovation Hotspots/ Technology Landscape
  • Impact of Circular Economy or Digital Transformation Trends
  • Region Specific Reports / Country Specific Reports for Specific Topics
  • As Per Customer Need Section Wise Reports
  • Pre and Post-Sales Service and Support

Why Choose ResearchCMFE?

  • Monthly market updates for 6 months
  • Online access of reports
  • Options to buy sections of report
  • Critically analysed research on “Quadrant Positioning” of your company.
  • Syndicated report along with a supplementary report with objective-based study
  • Get profiled in the reports. Expanding your visibility across our network of readers and viewers
  • We provide local market data in local language on request
  • A complementary co-branded white paper
  • Flat consulting fee based exclusive studies. Consult at the price of syndicate
  • Access to expert team for free transaction advisory service.

/*