Membrane Filtration Market - Forecast(2021 - 2026)

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Membrane Filtration Market Overview

Membrane Filtration Market size was estimated at $14.4 Million in 2020, projected to grow at a CAGR of 6.3% during the forecast period 2021-2026. Membrane Filtration industry has witnessed huge demand in its application in various fields such as water & waste water, Food & Beverage. Membrane filtration is a technique for separating particles in liquid or gaseous liquids. The four main pressure-driven membrane filtration methods are Microfiltration (MF), Ultrafiltration (UF), Nanofiltration (NF), and Reverse Osmosis (RO), in order of decreasing pore size. From dairy processing to wastewater treatment, this method is used in a variety of applications. The semi-permeable membrane serves as a buffer, preventing larger particles to pass through permeate while allowing smaller molecules to move through. Durability, porosity, flexibility, permeability, and selectivity are only a few of its outstanding characteristics. It is also used in large-scale wastewater treatment plants to disinfect and filter the water and make it drinkable. Food & beverage, medical & pharmacy, water & waste management, and industrial processing are some of the main end-users in the membrane filtration industry. The demand is projected to expand owing to a shift in priorities for chemical-free wastewater treatment in order to embrace environmentally sustainable technologies. In the near future, membrane filtration technology is projected to have a plethora of possibilities. Chemical-free treatment is increasingly being adopted by the food and beverage industry in order to reduce packaging time and the environmental risks associated with chemicals. The growing popularity of reverse osmosis technology, which provides an efficient filtration process, is expected to drive membrane filtration market development. Reverse osmosis technology is used to make ultrapure water, desalinate seawater, and process landfill leachates. Furthermore, compared to conventional water treatment technology, this technology has a higher recovery rate. As a result, industry growth is projected to be fuelled by rising demand for reverse osmosis technology.

Membrane Filtration Market Report Coverage

The report: “Membrane Filtration Market Forecast (2021-2026)”, by Industry ARC, covers an in-depth analysis of the following segments of the Membrane Filtration Market.
By Product Type: Reverse Osmosis, Ultrafiltration, Microfiltration and Nanofiltration
By Application: Water & Waste Water, Food & Beverage (Drinks & Concentrate, Dairy, Wines & Beer)
By Material: Ceramic, Polymer
By Module Design: Tubular System, Spiral Wound, Plate & Frame and Hollow Fiber
By Geography: North America (U.S., Canada, Mexico), Europe (Germany, U.K., France, Italy, Spain, Russia and Rest of Europe), Asia Pacific (China, Japan, India, South Korea, Australia & New Zealand, and Rest of Asia Pacific), South America (Brazil, Argentina and Rest of South America), and Rest of the World (Middle East and Africa)

Key Takeaways

  • Increased Incidences of Waterborne Diseases offer industry players with untapped opportunities. 
  • According to WHO, 785 million people, including 144 million people who rely on surface water, do not have access to even basic drinking water. At least 2 billion people around the world drink water that has been polluted with faeces.
  • The demand for membrane filtration is being driven by the rapidly rising dairy industry around the world. 
  • However, Membrane Filtration Market is expected to be restrained by the high flow rates used in cross-flow feed that harm shear-sensitive materials. Furthermore, high equipment costs may limit market growth to some degree.
Membrane Filtration Market: Market Share (%) by Region, 2020

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Membrane Filtration Market Segment Analysis – By Product Type

Based on Product Type, Membrane Filtration market is segmented into Reverse Osmosis, Ultrafiltration, Microfiltration and Nanofiltration. Reverse Osmosis (RO) is accounted for the largest revenue market share in 2020 owing to its efficiency to remove toxic contaminants from water. This cycle removes minerals such as iron, chlorine, lead, salt, manganese, and calcium in general. Reverse osmosis is a high-efficiency water purification system that can remove up to 99% of certain mineral contaminants. As a result, among the water purification techniques present on the market, RO is in extremely high demand. This process removes minerals such as copper, fluoride, lead, salt, manganese, and calcium in general. Water used in the soda industry is usually obtained from municipal outlets. This water is drinkable, but it contains hardness or heavy metal deposits that are usually found in the vessels that carry the water; these components in the water influence the flavor of the water, and therefore the taste of the beverages. As a result, RO is widely used in the beverage industry to avoid these issues. Microfiltration Segment is predicted to grow with the fastest CAGR of 6.8% in the forecast period 2021-2026 owing to its effective Microfiltration (MF) is a pressure-driven separation system that can be used to concentrate, purify, or extract macromolecules, colloids, and suspended particles from a solution. This method is commonly used in the pharmaceutical industry for cold sterilization. Pharmaceuticals have been shown to lose their effectiveness when exposed to sunlight. MF membranes are used to remove bacteria and other toxic fluids from liquids in a process known as cold sterilization, which avoids the use of heat. Microfiltration technology has become more common in recent decades as pharmaceutical testing and product demand have increased. . Therefore, microfiltration has become a critical component of pharmaceutical research and development, and demand for microfiltration technology is expected to increase. 

Membrane Filtration Market Segment Analysis – By Application

Based on Application, Membrane Filtration market is segmented into Water & Waste Water, Food & Beverage (Drinks & Concentrate, Dairy, and Wines & Beer). Water & Waste Water segment accounted for the largest revenue market share in 2020. Membrane filtration systems are being more widely used to remove bacteria, microorganisms, particulates, and natural organic content from water, which can alter the colour, taste, and odor of the water. Reverse Osmosis is used in treating waste water. Reverse osmosis membranes are much tighter than nanofiltration membranes, allowing water molecules to flow by in aqueous solutions while rejecting all monovalent ions. They're also capable of removing viruses and bacteria from feed solutions. Consumer awareness is increasing, allowing water treatment plants and government agencies to put a greater focus on limiting the quantities and amount of chemicals used during water treatment. As a result, government bodies all over the world are implementing membrane filtration technology to provide safe and filtered drinking water to their people, owing to factors such as the increasing focus on minimizing the use of chemicals in water treatment and benefits such as efficient purification and lower operating costs provided by this technology. Food & Beverage Segment is poised to grow with the fastest CAGR of 7.1% in the forecast period 2021-2026. Microfiltration is particularly common in the food and beverage industry for treating wastewater until it is discharged to a municipal sewer. The pore sizes of microfiltration membranes range from 0.1 to 10µm. Big particulates, colloids, and bacteria are usually removed from feed sources using these filters. 

Membrane Filtration Market Segment Analysis – By Geography

Based on Geography, Asia Pacific Membrane Filtration Market accounted for the 37% revenue share in 2020. Membrane filtration technology is in high demand in this area due to the growing use of membrane filtration in water treatment plants and the dairy and food industries for pasteurization, sterilization, and concentration processes. The Asia Pacific membrane filtration industry was dominated by China. The membrane filtration market in this field is being driven by the growing use of membrane filtration technology for water purification. The country's increasing population has increased the need for long-term purification solutions to ensure the availability of clean drinking water. North America market is poised to grow with the fastest CAGR in the forecast period 2021-2026 owing to high demand in this area and due to the involvement of key players operating in this sector, as well as rapid advances in filtration technology. Membrane filtration technology has been helped in the industry by the use of reusing water to meet rising needs with the goal of mitigating water shortages and reducing draught situations. Moreover, ongoing contamination production, as well as water pollution, are major contributors to the region's reduced water supply.

Membrane Filtration Market Segment Analysis-Drivers

Rising Demand for Membrane Filtration from Municipal Corporations:

The municipal industry's growing demand for membrane separation is projected to fuel business development. Membrane isolation is used in the municipal sector to process wastewater and provide it to the public water grid for use. Reverse osmosis filtration is widely used in seawater desalination and municipal water treatment. Since the operating pressure for reverse osmosis and nanofiltration is significantly higher than that of Microfiltration and Ultrafiltration membranes, the total yield of Reverse osmosis and Nanofiltration membranes is lower than that of Microfiltration and Ultrafiltration membranes. Increasing demand for urban water as a result of population growth and industrialization is projected to drive membrane separation market growth. Furthermore, urban population growth is a major factor driving demand for municipal water, which in turn is driving membrane separation market growth. Over the projected era, rising cases of waterborne disease are likely to drive demand for membrane separation. Water-related diseases kill 3.4 million people per year, mainly infants, according to the World Health Organization. The demand for membrane separation is expected to expand further as consumers in developed countries become more conscious of proper sanitation and hygiene.

Membrane Filtration Market Segment Analysis-Challenges

High Installation Costs:

Membrane isolation is expected to be limited in its use due to its high installation and operational costs. Furthermore, a lack of understanding of the technology's advantages in developed countries' rural areas is likely to stymie business expansion. Business development is likely to be hampered by fluctuating prices of raw materials used in membrane separation processing over the projected period.

Membrane Filtration Market Segment Landscape:

Product launches, mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures and geographical expansions are key strategies adopted by players in the Membrane Filtration Market. Membrane Filtration Market top 10 companies are 3M Company, IDE Technologies LLC, Satorius AG, Koch Membrane Systems Inc., The Dow Chemical Company, Asahi Kasei Corporation, TriSep Corporation, IDE Technologies, Pall Corporation, Kubota, Polypore International, Inc., Pentair X-Flow Corporation, GE Water & Process Technologies

Acquisitions/Product Launches:

  • In February 2020, Applied Biomimetic, a manufacturer of polymer and protein-membrane technology, has added two additional membrane products to its solution portfolio, the PS 20,000 and PS 30,000 Dalton molecular weight cut off (MWCO) rated membranes, to its solution portfolio.

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1. Membrane Filtration Market Overview
    1.1 Definitions and Scope
2. Membrane Filtration Market Executive Summary
    2.1 Market Size and Key Trends 
    2.2 Key trends by Type
    2.3 Key trends by Application
    2.4 Key trends by Module Design
    2.5 Key trends by Membrane Material
    2.6 Key trends by Geography
3. Membrane Filtration Market Landscape
    3.1 Market Share Analysis- Key Companies
    3.2 Product Benchmarking- Key Companies
    3.3 Financial Analysis - Key Companies
    3.4 Patent Analysis
    3.5 Pricing Analysis
4. Membrane Filtration Market - Startup companies Scenario Premium Premium
    4.1 Key startup company Analysis by
        4.1.1 Investment
        4.1.2 Revenue
        4.1.3 Application Analysis
        4.1.4 Venture Capital and Funding Scenario
5. Membrane Filtration Market - Industry Market Entry Scenario Premium Premium
    5.1 Regulatory Framework Overview
    5.2 New Business and Ease of Doing business index
    5.3 Case Studies of successful ventures
6. Membrane Filtration Market Forces
    6.1 Market Drivers
    6.2 Market Constraints/Challenges
    6.3 Porters Five Force Model
        6.3.1 Bargaining Power of Suppliers
        6.3.2 Bargaining Powers of Customers
        6.3.3 Threat of New Entrants
        6.3.4 Rivalry Among Existing Players
        6.3.5 Threat of Substitutes 
7. Membrane Filtration Market Strategic Analysis
    7.1 Value Chain Analysis
    7.2 Opportunities Analysis
    7.3 Market Life Cycle
8. Membrane Filtration Market – By Type (Market Size -$Million/$Billion)
    8.1 Reverse Osmosis (RO)
    8.2 Ultrafiltration (UF)
    8.3 Microfiltration (MF)
    8.4 Nanofiltration (NF) 
9. Membrane Filtration Market– By Application (Market Size -$Million/$Billion)
    9.1 Water & Wastewater
    9.2 Food & Beverages
        9.2.1 Dairy Products
        9.2.2 Drinks & Concentrates
        9.2.3 Wine & Beer
        9.2.4 Others
10. Membrane Filtration Market– By Module Design (Market Size -$Million/$Billion)
    10.1 Spiral Wound
    10.2 Tubular Systems
    10.3 Plates & Frames and hollow fibers
11. Membrane Filtration Market – By Membrane Material (Market Size -$Million/$Billion)
    11.1 Polymeric 
    11.2 Ceramic
12. Membrane Filtration Market - By Geography (Market Size -$Million/$Billion)
    12.1 North America
        12.1.1 U.S.
        12.1.2 Canada
        12.1.3 Mexico
    12.2 Europe
        12.2.1 U.K.
        12.2.2 Germany
        12.2.3 France
        12.2.4 Italy
        12.2.5 Spain
        12.2.6 Rest of Europe
    12.3 Asia-Pacific
        12.3.1 China
        12.3.2 Japan
        12.3.3 South Korea
        12.3.4 India
        12.3.5 Australia & New Zealand
        12.3.6 Rest of Asia-Pacific
    12.4 Rest of the World
        12.4.1 Middle East
        12.4.2 Africa
        12.4.3 South America
13. Membrane Filtration Market Entropy
14. Membrane Filtration Market - Industry / Segment Competition landscape Premium Premium
    14.1 Market Share Analysis
        14.1.1 Market Share by Country- Key companies
        14.1.2 Market Share by Region- Key companies
        14.1.3 Market Share at Global Level- Key companies
        14.1.4 Best Practices for Companies
15. Membrane Filtration Market- Key Company List by Country Premium Premium
16. Membrane Filtration Market Company Analysis
    16.1 Company Revenue, Products, M&A, Developments
    16.2 Company 1
    16.3 Company 2
    16.4 Company 3
    16.5 Company 4
    16.6 Company 5
    16.7 Company 6
    16.8 Company 7
    16.9 Company 8
    16.10 Company 9
    16.11 Company 10
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