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NEW YORK, Oct. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue:
US demand to rise 3.2% annually through 2017
Demand for water treatment chemicals in the US is forecast to rise 3.2 percent per year to $6.6 billion (15.2 billion pounds) in 2017. Gains will reflect not only healthy demand growth in the oil, gas, and mining markets, and a rebound in manufacturing water treatment chemical demand, but also the increased use of scale control and other water treatment chemical products that can protect companies' investments in water treat¬ment equipment. A shift in product mix favoring more efficient and less hazard¬ous chemicals that have higher prices will also promote growth in dollar terms. In addition, chemical demand will be aided by efforts to recycle water, as water treated for reuse generally needs greater conditioning than fresh supply water.
Scale, foam control agents to be fastest growing types
Increasing investment in water treatment equipment going forward will be gener¬ally supportive of greater water treatment chemical consumption as companies seek to avoid fouling, scale, foam, and corrosion to maximize equipment life and operating efficiency. Scale control agents are expected to show the fastest growth through 2017, followed by foam control agents. In addition to the boost from increased use of water treatment equip¬ment, demand for these products will be supported by a shift to more expensive chemicals and increased water recycling activities. Biocide demand growth, however, will be restrained by the rising use of disinfection equipment.
Mature product segments to see more modest growth
The larger, more mature categories of water treatment chemicals are expected to show more modest growth, with gains driven by trends in equipment use, water use and recycling, and changes in product mix. The use of higher-value coagulants and flocculants will be supported by greater use of membrane separation systems, and by an increased emphasis on reducing sludge volumes. Corrosion inhibitor market value is expected to recover from the price declines of the 2007-2012 period; going forward, demand for these products will be aided by increased oil and gas production, and by gains in manufacturing output. Demand for pH control agents will be supported by water recycling efforts; however, the declining use of alum as a coagulant and the dependence on inexpensive commodity chemicals for pH adjustment will slow growth for these products. US EPA rules are expected to reduce biocide use in the municipal market, particularly as disinfection equipment can lower chemical use. The increased presence of disinfection equipment in other markets will also serve to restrain demand for biocides.
Mining, energy markets to offer best growth prospects
The mining and energy markets are projected to show the fastest growth through 2017. In the mining market, an expected increase in mine output and a continued emphasis on wastewater remediation will support gains in water treatment chemical demand. In the energy markets, the primary driver will be the rise in oil and gas production from hydraulic fracturing activities, which require large volumes of water. Industry efforts to reuse water, as well as tighter restrictions on treated wastewater in some states, will also further growth. The manufacturing markets are expected to recover from the 2007-2012 period, when manufacturing activities were hampered by the struggling economy.
This upcoming Freedonia industry study,
Water Treatment Chemicals
, is priced at $4900. It presents historical demand data for 2002, 2007, and 2012, plus forecasts for 2017 and 2022 by product, applica¬tion and market. The study also considers market environment factors, evaluates company market share and profiles 31 US industry competitors.
TABLE OF CONTENTS
INTRODUCTION ixI. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY 1
II. MARKET ENVIRONMENT 4
General 4Demographic Trends 5Macroeconomic Outlook 8Manufacturing Outlook 12Pulp & Paper Outlook 15Chemical Outlook 19Metals Outlook 22Food & Beverage Outlook 24Electricity Generation 27Oil & Natural Gas Outlook 29Petroleum Refining Outlook 32Water Use Trends 34Electric Utilities 36Industrial 38Municipal 39Environmental & Regulatory Issues 40Water Pollution 41Waterborne Diseases 43Regulations 44Water Treatment Overview 48Pricing & Product Mix 51Historical Market Trends 53International Activity & Foreign Trade 55
III. MARKETS 57
General 57Municipal 60Potable Water 63Wastewater 64Manufacturing 66Pulp & Paper 69Chemical Processing 73Metals 77Food & Beverage Processing 80Pharmaceuticals 84Other Manufacturing 87Energy 89Petroleum Refining 91Other Energy Markets 93Mining & Mineral Processing 96Electric Power Generation 99Commercial & Institutional 102Other Markets 105
IV. APPLICATIONS 108
General 108Wastewater 110Cooling Water 112Process Water 114Boiler Water 116Other Applications 118
V. PRODUCTS 121
General 121Biocides 124Chlorine Derivatives 127Chlorine 128Bromine Derivatives 130Other Biocides 131Coagulants & Flocculants 133Polymers 137Metallic Salts 138Other Coagulants & Flocculants 140Corrosion Inhibitors 142Molybdates 146Phosphates 147Nitrites 148Phosphonates 150Other Corrosion Inhibitors 151pH Control Agents 153Bases 156Acids 158Scale Control Agents 159Foam Control Agents 162Other Water Treatment Chemicals 165Fluoridation Chemicals 166Chelating Agents 168Oxygen Scavengers 170All Other Water Treatment Chemicals 172
VI. INDUSTRY STRUCTURE 174
General 174Market Share 176Industry Restructuring 179Competitive Strategies 182Research & Development 182Low Cost Position 183Focus Strategies 184Cooperative Agreements 185Marketing & Distribution 187Company Profiles 190Akzo Nobel NV 191Albemarle Corporation 194ALTIVIA Chemicals LLC 196Arch Chemicals, see Lonza GroupAshland Incorporated 197Axiall Corporation 203Baker Hughes Incorporated 205BASF SE 207Berwind Corporation 209BioLab, see ChemturaBuckman Laboratories International Incorporated 212Cargill Incorporated 214Chemco, see General ChemicalChemTreat, see DanaherChemtura Corporation 216Danaher Corporation 218Dow Chemical Company 220DuPont (EI) de Nemours 224Ecolab Incorporated 226Evonik Industries AG 229FMC Corporation 231GE Water and Process Technologies, see General ElectricGeneral Chemical Performance Products LLC 235General Electric Company 238GEO Specialty Chemicals Incorporated 242GLV Incorporated 244Great Lakes Solutions, see ChemturaKA Steel Chemicals, see OlinKemira Oyj 247K+S AG 251LANXESS AG 253Lonza Group Limited 255Morton Salt, see K+GNalco Holding, see EcolabOccidental Petroleum Corporation 261Olin Corporation 264Ovivo, see GLVOxyChem, see Occidental PetroleumPolymer Research, see GEO Specialty ChemicalsPPG Industries Incorporated 266SNF SAS 268Southern Water Consultants Specialty Chemical, seeGeneral Chemical Performance ProductsVeolia Environnement SA 270Wujin Fine Chemical Factory Company Limited 272
LIST OF TABLES
SECTION I -- EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
Summary Table 3
SECTION II -- MARKET ENVIRONMENT
1 Population & Households 82 Macroeconomic Indicators 123 Manufacturers' Shipments 154 Pulp, Paper, & Paperboard Production 195 Chemical Product Shipments 226 Metals Industry Outlook 247 Food & Beverage Shipments 278 Electricity Generation 299 Oil & Gas Production & Consumption 3210 Refined Petroleum Products Supply & Demand 3411 Water Use Trends 3612 Electric Power Generation Water Use 3713 Industrial Water Use 3914 Municipal Water Use 4015 Water Treatment Product Demand 5116 Water Treatment Chemical Pricing 5317 Water Treatment Chemical Market, 2002-2012 55
SECTION III -- MARKETS
1 Water Treatment Chemical Demand by Market 592 Municipal Market for Water Treatment Chemicals 623 Municipal Potable Water Market for Water TreatmentChemicals 644 Municipal Wastewater Market for Water Treatment Chemicals 665 Manufacturing Markets for Water Treatment Chemicals 686 Pulp & Paper Market for Water Treatment Chemicals 727 Chemical Processing Market for Water Treatment Chemicals 768 Metals Market for Water Treatment Chemicals 799 Food & Beverage Market for Water Treatment Chemicals 8310 Pharmaceuticals Market for Water Treatment Chemicals 8611 Other Manufacturing Markets for Water Treatment Chemicals 8812 Energy Markets for Water Treatment Chemicals 9013 Petroleum Refining Market for Water Treatment Chemicals 9214 Other Energy Markets for Water Treatment Chemicals 9515 Mining & Mineral Processing Market for Water TreatmentChemicals 9816 Electric Power Generation Market for Water TreatmentChemicals 10117 Commercial & Institutional Markets for Water TreatmentChemicals 10418 Other Markets for Water Treatment Chemicals 107
SECTION IV -- APPLICATIONS
1 Water Treatment Chemical Demand by Application 1092 Wastewater Treatment Chemical Demand by Product 1123 Cooling Water Treatment Chemical Demand by Product 1144 Process Water Treatment Chemical Demand by Product 1165 Boiler Water Treatment Chemical Demand by Product 1186 Water Treatment Chemical Demand in Other Applicationsby Product 120
SECTION V -- PRODUCTS
1 Water Treatment Chemical Demand by Type 1222 Biocide Demand in Water Treatment 1253 Chlorine Derivative Demand in Water Treatment 1284 Chlorine Demand in Water Treatment 1295 Bromine Derivative Demand in Water Treatment 1316 Other Biocide Demand in Water Treatment 1337 Coagulant & Flocculant Demand in Water Treatment 1358 Polymer Coagulant & Flocculant Demand in Water Treatment 1389 Metallic Salt Coagulant & Flocculant Demand in WaterTreatment 14010 Other Coagulant & Flocculant Demand in Water Treatment 14111 Corrosion Inhibitor Demand in Water Treatment 14412 Molybdate Corrosion Inhibitor Demand in Water Treatment 14713 Phosphate Corrosion Inhibitor Demand in Water Treatment 14814 Nitrite Corrosion Inhibitor Demand in Water Treatment 15015 Phosphonate Corrosion Inhibitor Demand in Water Treatment 15116 Other Corrosion Inhibitor Demand in Water Treatment 15317 pH Control Agent Demand in Water Treatment 15518 Base pH Control Agent Demand in Water Treatment 15719 Acid pH Control Agent Demand in Water Treatment 15920 Scale Control Agent Demand in Water Treatment 16121 Foam Control Agent Demand in Water Treatment 16422 Other Water Tratment Chemical Demand in Water Treatment 16623 Fluoridation Chemical Demand in Water Treatment 16824 Chelating Agent Demand in Water Treatment 17025 Oxygen Scavenger Demand in Water Treatment 17226 All Other Water Treatment Chemical Demand 173
SECTION VI -- INDUSTRY STRUCTURE
1 US Water Treatment Chemical Sales by Company, 2012 1752 Selected Acquisitions & Divestitures 1813 Selected Cooperative Agreements 187
LIST OF CHARTS
SECTION III -- MARKETS
1 Water Treatment Chemical Demand by Market, 2012 602 Manufacturing Markets for Water Treatment Chemicals, 2012 69
SECTION IV -- APPLICATIONS
1 Water Treatment Chemical Demand by Application, 2012 110
SECTION V -- PRODUCTS
1 Water Treatment Chemical Demand: Volume & Value, 2012 1232 Biocide Demand: Volume & Value, 2012 1263 Coagulant & Flocculant Demand: Volume & Value, 2012 1364 Corrosion Inhibitor Demand: Volume & Value, 2012 145
SECTION VI -- INDUSTRY STRUCTURE
1 US Water Treatment Chemical Market Share, 2012 177To order this report: US Water Treatment Chemicals Market http://www.reportlinker.com/p0702468/US-Water-Treatment-Chemicals-Market.html#utm_source=prnewswire&utm_medium=pr&utm_campaign=Water_distribution_and_treatment
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