World Membrane Separation Technologies Industry, Global Industry Analysts

World Membrane Separation Technologies Industry, Global Industry Analysts

This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Membrane Separation Technologies in US$ Thousands by the following Product Segments: Microfiltration, Ultrafiltration, Reverse Osmosis, Nanofiltration, and Other Technologies. The report also analyzes the following End-Use Applications: Pharmaceuticals, Water Treatment, Chemical, Food & Beverage, and Others. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle East, and Rest of World. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2013 through 2020. Also, a seven-year historic analysis is provided for these markets. Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research. Company profiles are primarily based on public domain information including company URLs. The report profiles 104 companies including many key and niche players such as -

3M Purification Inc.
Applied Membranes, Inc.
Celgard LLC
Culligan International Company
Degremont SA



I. INTRODUCTION, METHODOLOGY & PRODUCT DEFINITIONS
Study Reliability and Reporting Limitations I-1
Disclaimers I-2
Data Interpretation & Reporting Level I-2
Quantitative Techniques & Analytics I-3
Product Definitions and Scope of Study I-3
Microfiltration I-3
Ultrafiltration I-3
Reverse Osmosis I-4
Nanofiltration I-4
Other Technologies I-4


II. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

1. OUTLOOK II-1
Membrane Separation Technologies - A Prelude II-1
Select Key Market Drivers II-2
Developed Regions Lead the Way II-3
Developing Markets to Drive Growth II-3
Reverse Osmosis Spearheads Growth II-4
End-Use Market Perspective II-4

2. INDUSTRY OVERVIEW II-5
Challenging Business Environment Dents Growth II-5
Biopharma Industry - A Major Growth Contributor II-6
Competitive Analysis II-6
Leading Players in the Global Membranes Market by Product
Segment - RO Membrane, RO Systems, Ultrafiltration
Membranes, Ultrafiltration Systems and Microfiltration
Systems II-7
Table 1: Leading Players in the Global Membranes Market
(2013): Percentage Market Share Breakdown of Revenues for GE,
Merck/ EMD Millipore, Nitto Denko, Pall, Toray and Others
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-7

Table 2: Leading Players in the Global Nanomembrane
Filtration Market (2013): Percentage Share Breakdown of
Revenues for Dow, GE, Koch, Nitto Denko, Toray and Others
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-8

Table 3: Leading Players in the Global Desalination Reverse
Osmosis Market (2013): Percentage Share Breakdown of Revenues
for Acciona, IDE Technologies, Suez Environment, Veolia
Environment and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-8
RO Marketplace II-8
Competitive Technologies II-8
Key Statistics II-9
Table 4: Leading Biotech Separation Technologies in the
Global Market (2013): Percentage Breakdown for
Centrifugation, DNA Microarray, Eletrophoresis, Flow
Cytometry, Liquid Chromatography, Membrane Filtration,
Protein Filtration and Others (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) II-9

Table 5: Municipal Water Treatment Plants Expenditure by
Category (2013): Percentage Breakdown for Cartridges,
Cross-Flow Membranes, Macrofiltration and Sedimentation
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-9

Table 6: Municipal Water Treatment Plants Expenditure for
Cross Flow Membranes (2013): Percentage Breakdown by Value
for Micro Equipment, Micro Membranes, RO Equipment, RO
Membranes, UF Equipment and UF Membranes (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-10

Table 7: World Market for Desalination Systems (2013) -
Percentage Breakdown of Revenues by Process Technology -
Membrane Processes (Electrodialysis, Nanofiltration and
Reverse Osmosis) and Thermal/Distillation Process
(Multi-effect Distillation, Multi-Stage Flash and Vapour
Compression) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-10

3. MARKET TRENDS II-11
Increased Need for UltraPure Water Boosts Market Growth II-11
Point-of-use Filtering Solutions Driving the Market Ahead II-11
Technological Advancements Fuelling the Market II-12
Hybrid Desalination Plants Spell Opportunities II-12
Trend towards Larger Modules II-12
Cross-Flow Membranes to Exhibit Growth II-13
Pervaporation Technologies to Register Growth II-13
Unconventional Fuels Gain Momentum II-13
Polymerics Continue to Lead Membranes Market II-13
Expansion and New Equipment Drive Demand for Membranes in
Industry II-14
Microfiltration Market - Matured, Still Growing II-14
Rise of Nanofiltration II-15
Nanostructured Membranes to Supply Affordable Clean Water II-15
Nanofiltration: Demand Driven by Environmental Concerns II-15
Immersed Membrane Bioreactors Gain Hold II-16
Table 8: Energy Consuming Components in an MBR System:
Percentage Breakdown for Membrane Aeration Blowers, Mixers,
Process Air Blowers, Process Pump, Recirculation Pumps, and
Other Equipment (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-16
Reverse Osmosis Gains Momentum II-17
Desalination Dominates RO Market II-17
Membrane Separation Technologies Gain Traction in Medical
Applications II-17
Microfiltration Drives Overall Filtration Growth in Pharma
Industry II-18
Biorefineries Deploy Membrane Separation Technologies II-18
Growing Prominence of Membrane-based Air Filtration Media II-18
Key Macro Level Growth Drivers II-19
Economic Development Drives the Need for Safe Water II-19
Table 9: Economic Growth (%) Worldwide by Region: 2011-2014E
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-20

Table 10: GDP Growth for Key Developed and Developing
Countries: 2003-2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-20
Expanding Population Fuels Demand II-21
Table 11: World Population by Geographic Region (2000-2050)
(In Millions) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-21

Table 12: Top 20 Populated Countries Worldwide (2013)
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-22
Membrane Fouling - A Major Concern II-23

4. MEMBRANE SEPARATION TECHNOLOGIES - AN INSIGHT II-24
A Peep into the History II-24
Milestones in Membrane Science II-24
Classification by Function: II-24
Microfiltration II-24
Ultrafiltration II-26
Reverse Osmosis II-27
Nanofiltration II-28
Pressure-Oriented Membrane Separation Technologies,
Respective Characteristics and Applications II-29
Gas Separation II-29
Pervaporation II-30
Electrodialysis II-31
Other Emerging Membrane Technologies II-31
Membrane Bioreactors - An Overview II-32
Membrane Modules - An Overview II-32
Membranes II-33
Classification of Membranes: II-33
By Material type: II-33
Polymeric Membranes: II-33
Non-polymeric Membranes: II-33
By Structure: II-34
Microporous Membranes II-34
Homogenous Membranes II-34
Asymmetric Membranes II-34
Electrically Charged Membranes II-34
Liquid Membranes II-34
A Peek into Application Markets II-34
Application of Membrane Processes by Select End-user Segments II-35
Water & Wastewater Treatment Market: II-35
Municipal Water Treatment II-35
Industrial Wastewater Treatment II-36
Table 13: World Market for Municipal Water Treatment
Equipment by Treatment Type (2013) - Percentage Breakdown
of Value Sales for Desalination, Disinfection, Surface
Water Treatment, and Water Recycling (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-36
Desalination and Membrane Separation Technologies II-36
Table 14: Global Desalination Technology Market (2013):
Percentage Breakdown of Applications for Membrane Processes
and Thermal Processes (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-37
Biopharmaceutical Industry II-37
Medical & Pharmaceuticals Industry: II-38
Chemical Industry: II-38
Industrial Gas Market: II-38
Food and Beverages Market: II-38
Key Statistics II-39
Table 15: Global Microfiltration Membranes Market (2013):
Percentage Breakdown of Revenues by End-use Segment
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-39

Table 16: Global Ultrafiltration Membranes Market (2013):
Percentage Breakdown of Revenues by End-Use Segment
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-39

Table 17: Global Reverse Osmosis Market (2013): Percentage
Breakdown of Revenues by End-use Segment (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-40

Table 18: World Nanofiltration Membranes Market (2013):
Percentage Breakdown of Revenues by End-use Segment
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-40

Table 19: Global Electrodialysis Market (2013): Percentage
Breakdown of Revenues by End-use Segment (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-40
Industrial and Commercial Sectors II-40
Industrial Wastewater Treatment II-41
Commercial II-41
Residential Sector II-41
Point-of-Use (POU) System II-42

5. PRODUCT INTRODUCTION/LAUNCHES II-43
Lanxess Unveils RO Membranes for Seawater Treatment II-43
ULTURA Launches FZ-PES-400 High Performance Membranes II-43
PWN Technologies Unveils Compact CeraMac Membrane Series II-43
Domestic Marine Introduces Sea Xchange RO System II-43
QUA Introduces EnviQ Submerged UF Membranes II-43
Dow Water & Process Solutions Launches FILMTEC™ SEAMAXX™ RO
Elements II-43
Siemens Water Technologies Launches Range of Vantage® Water
Treatment Systems II-43
QUA Group Unveils CeraQ™ Membrane Modules II-44
GE Unit Introduces ZeeWeed Series of Hollow Fiber UF Membranes II-44
Koch Membrane Systems Introduces MegaPure™ Hollow UF Membrane II-44
Siemens Water Technologies Launches MEMCOR® Membrane Systems II-44
Natrix Separations to Introduce NatriFlo HD-Q Membrane Products II-44
H2O Innovation Unveils FiberFlex™ Membrane BioReactor II-44
Pall Corporation Launches Range of Filtration and Purification
Products II-44
Dow Water & Process Solutions Introduces IntegraFlo™
Ultrafiltration Modules II-44
Dow Water & Process Solutions Launches FILMTEC ECO Elements II-45
Lanxess Launches Low Energy RO Products in China II-45
GE Power & Water Launches AG LF Series Membrane II-45
Pall Corporation Unveils 13 mm Acrodisc MS Syringe Filter II-45
Sofi Filtration Develops New Cross Flow Membrane Sofi Filter II-45
Honeywell's UOP Unveils Separex™ Select Member Element II-45
Lanxess Sybron Chemicals Launches Lewabrane Membrane
Separation Elements II-45
Dow Water & Process Solutions Rolls Out Dow FilmTec RO Water
Filtration Membranes II-45
Envirogen Water Technologies Unveils Patented Cartridge Series II-46
Sartorius Expands arium® Lab Water Systems Portfolio II-46
Dow Water & Process Solutions Launches DOW IntegraPac™
Ultrafiltration Skid Range II-46
Veolia Introduces AQUAMOVE™ MOFI-UF-65C Ultrafiltration Mobile
Unit II-46
PRAB to Unveil New Equipment II-46
Genesis Water Technologies Rolls Out GWT Series Light
Commercial Ultrafiltration System II-46
QUA® Unveils Q-SEP® Hollow Fiber Ultrafiltration Module II-46
Culligan® Launches Culligan® High Efficiency Softener Series II-47
Koch Membrane Systems Unveils SR™3D Nanofiltration Element II-47
Sartorius Rolls Out Sartoguard NF Prefilter Range II-47
Sartorius Launches Vivaspin Turbo 15 Ultrafiltration Device II-47
Sartorius Stedim Biotech Rolls Out Sartopore® Platinum Filters II-47
EasyWater Unveils EasyWater RevitaLife Drinking Water System II-47

6. RECENT INDUSTRY ACTIVITY II-48
AEA Takes Over Siemens Water Technologies; Forms Evoqua Water
Technologies II-48
Arkema and Polymem Collaborate to Develop UF Membrane Technology II-48
Degrémont Receives Contract for Desalination Plant in Abu Dhabi II-48
Degrémont and BASF Subsidiary Enter into Partnership Agreement
Over Ultrafiltration Solutions II-48
Hyflux Inks JV Agreement with Tolaram Corporation for Membrane
Water Treatment in Nigeria II-48
BASF's inge and Aquasource Sign Long Term Agreement Over
Membrane Separation Technologies II-48
KMS Outsources its PURON® MBR Technology to Russia II-48
KMS Outsources its PURON® MBR Technology to China II-49
United Utilities Deploys Evoqua's MEMCOR® Membrane Systems II-49
Uniqflux Establishes Thin Film Composite RO Membrane
Manufacturing Plant in Pune II-49
Dow Enters into Agreement with Haier Group Over FILMTEC™ RO
Components II-49
Pentair's X-Flow UF Membranes Chosen for Pretreatment of
Kraken Oil Field II-49
FUJIFILM Sets Up Membrane Production Facility in Tilburg II-49
Veolia Water Technologies and Pentair Sign Supply Agreement II-49
Pervatech Takes Over Cobra Technologies II-50
NanoH2O to Establish RO Production Unit in China II-50
Dow Water & Process Solutions Enters into License Agreement
with Ecosoft II-50
Degrémont Bags Contract to Develop SmartRack™ Membrane
Filtration System II-50
Lanxess Commences Production of Lewabrane RO Membrane II-50
Pall Corporation Establishes New Office in Middle East II-50
Hyflux and Grundfos Enter into Collaboration to Develop
Standardized UF Membrane Subsystem II-50
LiqTech International Obtains Approval for Ultra- filtration
SiC Membrane for Liquid Sterilization II-50
Quench Takes Over Advanced H2O Solutions II-51
The Freudenberg Group Takes Over Aquabio II-51
Hyflux Membrane Manufacturing Enters into Partnership with
Grundfos Holding II-51
GE Deploys Advanced Wastewater Treatment Technology II-51
Sartorius Sets Up New Facility for Producing Membranes II-51
Sartorius Establishes New Single-Bag and Filter Manufacturing
Facility II-51
AXEON Water Technologies Acquires Intellectual Property Rights
and Assets of Pure-O-Tech II-51
Ahlstrom Takes Over Munktell Filter II-52
Freudenberg Filtration Technologies to Acquire Pyramid Filters II-52
Petrobras Selects Separex Technology of UOP II-52
Hydration Technology Innovations Inks Agreement with Errol
McClelland's New Venture II-52
Renaissance Energy, Sumitomo and Sumitomo Chemical to Form
Joint Venture II-52
Fiberight Secures Rights from KmX Membrane Technologies II-52
Shanghai Denovo Environment Protection Inks Agreement with
LiqTech International II-52
Grundfos Holding Takes Over Enaqua II-52
Pentair Filtration Solutions Takes Over Carl Prandtl II-53
MAHLE Industry Takes Over InnoWa Membrane II-53
Dow Chemical to Invest in Water Technology Manufacturing in China II-53
Nephros Inks Agreement with Medica for Ultrafiltration Products II-53

7. FOCUS ON SELECT PLAYERS II-54
3M Purification Inc. (US) II-54
Applied Membranes, Inc. (US) II-54
Celgard LLC (US) II-54
Culligan International Company (US) II-55
Degremont SA (France) II-55
Dow Chemical Company (US) II-55
Dow Water & Process Solutions (US) II-56
E.I. DuPont De Nemours and Co. (US) II-56
EMD Millipore (US) II-56
Evoqua Water Technologies (US) II-57
GEA Filtration (US) II-57
GE Water & Process Technologies (US) II-58
Hainan Litree Purifying Technology Co., Ltd. (China) II-58
Hyflux Ltd. (Singapore) II-58
Imtex Membranes Corp. (Canada) II-59
Koch Membrane Systems, Inc. (US) II-59
Kubota Corp. (Japan) II-60
Membrana GmbH (Germany) II-60
Nitto Denko Corporation (Japan) II-60
Pall Corporation (US) II-61
Pentair Ltd. (Switzerland) II-61
Pervatech Sales (Netherlands) II-61
Pure Aqua, Inc. (US) II-62
Sartorius AG (Germany) II-62
Sulzer Ltd. (Switzerland) II-62
Toray Industries, Inc. (Japan) II-63
Toyobo Co., Ltd. (Japan) II-63
Veolia Environnement SA (France) II-63
Xylem, Inc. (US) II-63

8. GLOBAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE II-65
Table 20: World Recent Past, Current & Future Market Analysis
for Membrane Separation Technologies by Geographic Region -
US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan),
Middle East and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed
with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousands for Years 2013
through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-65

Table 21: World Historic Review for Membrane Separation
Technologies by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe,
Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Rest of World
Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in
US$ Thousands for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-66

Table 22: World 15-Year Perspective for Membrane Separation
Technologies by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of
Dollar Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific
(excluding Japan), Middle East and Rest of World Markets for
Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-67
Analysis by Technology II-68
Table 23: World Recent Past, Current & Future Market Analysis
for Microfiltration Membrane Systems by Geographic Region -
US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan),
Middle East and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed
with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousands for Years 2013
through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-68

Table 24: World Historic Review for Microfiltration Membrane
Systems by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe,
Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Rest of World
Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in
US$ Thousands for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-69

Table 25: World 15-Year Perspective for Microfiltration
Membrane Systems by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown
of Dollar Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific
(excluding Japan), Middle East and Rest of World Markets for
Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-70

Table 26: World Recent Past, Current & Future Market Analysis
for Ultrafiltration Membrane Systems by Geographic Region -
US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan),
Middle East and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed
with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousands for Years 2013
through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-71

Table 27: World Historic Review for Ultrafiltration Membrane
Systems by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe,
Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Rest of World
Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in
US$ Thousands for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-72

Table 28: World 15-Year Perspective for Ultrafiltration
Membrane Systems by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown
of Dollar Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific
(excluding Japan), Middle East and Rest of World Markets for
Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-73

Table 29: World Recent Past, Current & Future Market Analysis
for Reverse Osmosis Membrane Systems by Geographic Region -
US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan),
Middle East and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed
with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousands for Years 2013
through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-74

Table 30: World Historic Review for Reverse Osmosis Membrane
Systems by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe,
Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Rest of World
Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in
US$ Thousands for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-75

Table 31: World 15-Year Perspective for Reverse Osmosis
Membrane Systems by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown
of Dollar Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific
(excluding Japan), Middle East and Rest of World Markets for
Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-76

Table 32: World Recent Past, Current & Future Market Analysis
for Nanofiltration Membrane Systems by Geographic Region - US,
Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle
East and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with
Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousands for Years 2013 through
2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-77

Table 33: World Historic Review for Nanofiltration Membrane
Systems by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe,
Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Rest of World
Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in
US$ Thousands for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-78

Table 34: World 15-Year Perspective for Nanofiltration
Membrane Systems by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown
of Dollar Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific
(excluding Japan), Middle East and Rest of World Markets for
Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-79

Table 35: World Recent Past, Current & Future Market Analysis
for Other Membrane Separation Technologies by Geographic
Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding
Japan), Middle East and Rest of World Markets Independently
Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousands for Years
2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-80

Table 36: World Historic Review for Other Membrane Separation
Technologies by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe,
Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Rest of World
Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in
US$ Thousands for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-81

Table 37: World 15-Year Perspective for Other Membrane
Separation Technologies by Geographic Region - Percentage
Breakdown of Dollar Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe,
Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Rest of World
Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) II-82
Analysis by End-Use Application II-83
Table 38: World Recent Past, Current & Future Market Analysis
for Membrane Separation Technologies in Pharmaceutical
Applications by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe,
Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Rest of World
Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in
US$ Thousands for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-83

Table 39: World Historic Review for Membrane Separation
Technologies in Pharmaceutical Applications by Geographic
Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding
Japan), Middle East and Rest of World Markets Independently
Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousands for Years
2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-84

Table 40: World 15-Year Perspective for Membrane Separation
Technologies in Pharmaceutical Applications by Geographic
Region - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for US, Canada,
Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and
Rest of World Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-85

Table 41: World Recent Past, Current & Future Market Analysis
for Membrane Separation Technologies in Water Treatment
Applications by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe,
Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Rest of World
Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in
US$ Thousands for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-86

Table 42: World Historic Review for Membrane Separation
Technologies in Water Treatment Applications by Geographic
Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding
Japan), Middle East and Rest of World Markets Independently
Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousands for Years
2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-87

Table 43: World 15-Year Perspective for Membrane Separation
Technologies in Water Treatment Applications by Geographic
Region - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for US, Canada,
Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and
Rest of World Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-88

Table 44: World Recent Past, Current & Future Market Analysis
for Membrane Separation Technologies in Chemical Applications
by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific
(excluding Japan), Middle East and Rest of World Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
Thousands for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) II-89

Table 45: World Historic Review for Membrane Separation
Technologies in Chemical Applications by Geographic Region -
US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan),
Middle East and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed
with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousands for Years 2006
through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-90

Table 46: World 15-Year Perspective for Membrane Separation
Technologies in Chemical Applications by Geographic Region -
Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for US, Canada, Japan,
Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Rest
of World Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-91

Table 47: World Recent Past, Current & Future Market Analysis
for Membrane Separation Technologies in Food & Beverage
Applications by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe,
Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Rest of World
Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in
US$ Thousands for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-92

Table 48: World Historic Review for Membrane Separation
Technologies in Food & Beverage Applications by Geographic
Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding
Japan), Middle East and Rest of World Markets Independently
Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousands for Years
2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-93

Table 49: World 15-Year Perspective for Membrane Separation
Technologies in Food & Beverage Applications by Geographic
Region - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for US, Canada,
Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and
Rest of World Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-94

Table 50: World Recent Past, Current & Future Market Analysis
for Membrane Separation Technologies in Other End-Use
Applications by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe,
Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Rest of World
Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in
US$ Thousands for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-95

Table 51: World Historic Review for Membrane Separation
Technologies in Other End-Use Applications by Geographic
Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding
Japan), Middle East and Rest of World Markets Independently
Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousands for Years
2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-96

Table 52: World 15-Year Perspective for Membrane Separation
Technologies in Other End-Use Applications by Geographic
Region - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for US, Canada,
Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and
Rest of World Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-97


III. MARKET

1. THE UNITED STATES III-1
A.Market Analysis III-1
Current & Future Analysis III-1
Recession and Thereafter III-1
US - A Leading Exporter of Water Filtration and Purification
Equipment III-2
Table 53: US Exports of Water Filtration and Purification
Equipment (2013): Percentage Breakdown of Export Value by
Destination Region (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-2

Table 54: US Sand Filtration Equipment Market (2013):
Percentage Breakdown of Value Demand by End-Use (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-2

Table 55: US Sand Filtration Equipment Market (2013):
Percentage Breakdown of Value Demand by Type (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-3
Trends and Issues III-3
Wastewater Recycling Drives Growth for Membrane Separation
Technologies III-3
Polymeric Membranes Lead the US Membranes Market III-3
Improved Performance and Reduced Cost Fuel Membrane
Filtration Market III-4
Demand from Key Industries and Strict Regulations Drive
Market Growth III-4
Membrane Separation Technologies Become More Affordable III-5
Key Players III-5
Table 56: Leading Players in the US Membrane Separation
Systems Market (2013) - Percentage Breakdown of Sales for
Dow, EMD Millipore, GE Water & Process Technologies,
Hydranautics (Nitto Denko), Pall Corp. and Others (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-5
Product Launches III-6
Strategic Corporate Developments III-8
Review of Major Players III-10
B.Market Analytics III-16
Table 57: US Recent Past, Current & Future Market Analysis
for Membrane Separation Technologies by Product Segment -
Microfiltration, Ultrafiltration, Reverse Osmosis,
Nanofiltration and Others Markets Independently Analyzed
with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousands for Years 2013
through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-16

Table 58: US Historic Review for Membrane Separation
Technologies by Product Segment - Microfiltration,
Ultrafiltration, Reverse Osmosis, Nanofiltration and Others
Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in
US$ Thousands for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-17

Table 59: US 15-Year Perspective for Membrane Separation
Technologies by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of
Dollar Sales for Microfiltration, Ultrafiltration, Reverse
Osmosis, Nanofiltration and Others Markets for Years 2006,
2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-18

Table 60: US Recent Past, Current & Future Market Analysis
for Membrane Separation Technologies by End-Use Application -
Pharmaceuticals, Water Treatment, Chemical, Food &
Beverage and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with
Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousands for Years 2013 through
2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-19

Table 61: US Historic Review for Membrane Separation
Technologies by End-Use Application - Pharmaceuticals, Water
Treatment, Chemical, Food & Beverage and Others Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
Thousands for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-20

Table 62: US 15-Year Perspective for Membrane Separation
Technologies by End-Use Application - Percentage Breakdown
of Dollar Sales for Pharmaceuticals, Water Treatment,
Chemical, Food & Beverage and Others Markets for Years 2006,
2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-21

2. CANADA III-22
A.Market Analysis III-22
Current & Future Analysis III-22
Product Launches III-22
Strategic Corporate Development III-23
Imtex Membranes Corp. - A Key Player III-23
B.Market Analytics III-24
Table 63: Canadian Recent Past, Current & Future Market
Analysis for Membrane Separation Technologies by Product
Segment - Microfiltration, Ultrafiltration, Reverse Osmosis,
Nanofiltration and Others Markets Independently Analyzed
with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousands for Years 2013
through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-24

Table 64: Canadian Historic Review for Membrane Separation
Technologies by Product Segment - Microfiltration,
Ultrafiltration, Reverse Osmosis, Nanofiltration and Others
Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in
US$ Thousands for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-25

Table 65: Canadian 15-Year Perspective for Membrane
Separation Technologies by Product Segment - Percentage
Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Microfiltration,
Ultrafiltration, Reverse Osmosis, Nanofiltration and Others
Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-26

Table 66: Canadian Recent Past, Current & Future Market
Analysis for Membrane Separation Technologies by End-Use
Application - Pharmaceuticals, Water Treatment, Chemical,
Food & Beverage and Others Markets Independently Analyzed
with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousands for Years 2013
through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-27

Table 67: Canadian Historic Review for Membrane Separation
Technologies by End-Use Application - Pharmaceuticals, Water
Treatment, Chemical, Food & Beverage and Others Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
Thousands for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-28

Table 68: Canadian 15-Year Perspective for Membrane
Separation Technologies by End-Use Application - Percentage
Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Pharmaceuticals, Water
Treatment, Chemical, Food & Beverage and Others Markets for
Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-29

3. JAPAN III-30
A.Market Analysis III-30
Current & Future Analysis III-30
Japanese Companies Enter in to Downstream Business III-30
Dominance of Japanese Companies in Water Treatment Business III-31
Key Statistics III-31
Table 69: Japanese Membrane Separation Technology Market by
Supplier (2013): Percentage Breakdown of Revenues for
Domestic and Overseas Membrane Suppliers (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-31

Table 70: Japanese Reverse Osmosis Market by Application
(2013) - Percentage Breakdown of Revenues for Industrial
Water Treatment, Potable Water Treatment, Sewage Treatment
and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-31
Strategic Corporate Development III-32
Review of Select Players III-32
B.Market Analytics III-34
Table 71: Japanese Recent Past, Current & Future Market
Analysis for Membrane Separation Technologies by Product
Segment - Microfiltration, Ultrafiltration, Reverse Osmosis,
Nanofiltration and Others Markets Independently Analyzed
with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousands for Years 2013
through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-34

Table 72: Japanese Historic Review for Membrane Separation
Technologies by Product Segment - Microfiltration,
Ultrafiltration, Reverse Osmosis, Nanofiltration and Others
Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in
US$ Thousands for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-35

Table 73: Japanese 15-Year Perspective for Membrane
Separation Technologies by Product Segment - Percentage
Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Microfiltration,
Ultrafiltration, Reverse Osmosis, Nanofiltration and Others
Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-36

Table 74: Japanese Recent Past, Current & Future Market
Analysis for Membrane Separation Technologies by End-Use
Application - Pharmaceuticals, Water Treatment, Chemical,
Food & Beverage and Others Markets Independently Analyzed
with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousands for Years 2013
through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-37

Table 75: Japanese Historic Review for Membrane Separation
Technologies by End-Use Application - Pharmaceuticals, Water
Treatment, Chemical, Food & Beverage and Others Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
Thousands for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-38

Table 76: Japanese 15-Year Perspective for Membrane
Separation Technologies by End-Use Application - Percentage
Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Pharmaceuticals, Water
Treatment, Chemical, Food & Beverage and Others Markets for
Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-39

4. EUROPE III-40
A.Market Analysis III-40
Current & Future Analysis III-40
Growth Propellers III-40
Factors Hindering Growth III-41
Reverse Osmosis III-41
Table 77: European Market for Reverse Osmosis Membrane
Separation Systems (2013): Percentage Breakdown of Value
Sales by End-Use (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-41
Disinfection Equipment III-41
Market for Immersed MBRs Bodes Well in Europe III-42
Competition III-42
Table 78: Leading Players in the European Microfiltration
Membrane Separation Systems Market (2013) - Percentage
Breakdown of Revenues for Degrémont SA, Ionics Membranes,
Merck Millipore, Pall Corp., Veolia Environnement and
Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-42

Table 79: Leading Players in the European Ultrafiltration
Membrane Separation Systems Market (2013) - Percentage
Breakdown of Revenues for Ionics Membranes, Koch Membrane
Systems, Merck Millipore, Pall Corp., Veolia Environnement
and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-42
End-Use Scenario III-43
Table 80: European Reverse Osmosis Market by End-Use
Segment (2013) - Percentage Breakdown of Revenues for
Chemicals, Food & Beverages, Industrial Wastewater,
Microelectronics, Municipalities, Pharmaceuticals, Power
and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-43

Table 81: European Microfiltration/Ultrafiltration Market
by End-Use Application (2013): Percentage Breakdown of
Revenues for Drinking Water, Industrial, RO Pretreatment,
Wastewater Reuse and Others (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-43
B.Market Analytics III-44
Table 82: European Recent Past, Current & Future Market
Analysis for Membrane Separation Technologies by Geographic
Region - France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia and Rest
of Europe Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales
Figures in US$ Thousands for Years 2013 through 2020
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-44

Table 83: European Historic Review for Membrane Separation
Technologies by Geographic Region - France, Germany, Italy,
UK, Spain, Russia and Rest of Europe Markets Independently
Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousands for
Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-45

Table 84: European 15-Year Perspective for Membrane
Separation Technologies by Geographic Region - Percentage
Breakdown of Dollar Sales for France, Germany, Italy, UK,
Spain, Russia and Rest of Europe Markets for Years 2006,
2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-46

Table 85: European Recent Past, Current & Future Market
Analysis for Membrane Separation Technologies by Product
Segment - Microfiltration, Ultrafiltration, Reverse Osmosis,
Nanofiltration and Others Markets Independently Analyzed
with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousands for Years 2013
through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-47

Table 86: European Historic Review for Membrane Separation
Technologies by Product Segment - Microfiltration,
Ultrafiltration, Reverse Osmosis, Nanofiltration and Others
Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in
US$ Thousands for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-48

Table 87: European 15-Year Perspective for Membrane
Separation Technologies by Product Segment - Percentage
Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Microfiltration,
Ultrafiltration, Reverse Osmosis, Nanofiltration and Others
Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-49

Table 88: European Recent Past, Current & Future Market
Analysis for Membrane Separation Technologies by End-Use
Application - Pharmaceuticals, Water Treatment, Chemical,
Food & Beverage and Others Markets Independently Analyzed
with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousands for Years 2013
through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-50

Table 89: European Historic Review for Membrane Separation
Technologies by End-Use Application - Pharmaceuticals, Water
Treatment, Chemical, Food & Beverage and Others Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
Thousands for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-51

Table 90: European 15-Year Perspective for Membrane
Separation Technologies by End-Use Application - Percentage
Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Pharmaceuticals, Water
Treatment, Chemical, Food & Beverage and Others Markets for
Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-52

4a. FRANCE III-53
A.Market Analysis III-53
Current & Future Analysis III-53
Competition III-53
Table 91: Leading Players in the French Membrane Separation
Systems Market (2013): Percentage Breakdown of Revenues for
GE Water & Process Technologies, Pall Corp., Siemens Water
Technologies, and Others (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-53
Strategic Corporate Developments III-54
Review of Major Players III-54
B.Market Analytics III-55
Table 92: French Recent Past, Current & Future Market
Analysis for Membrane Separation Technologies by Product
Segment - Microfiltration, Ultrafiltration, Reverse Osmosis,
Nanofiltration and Others Markets Independently Analyzed
with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousands for Years 2013
through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-55

Table 93: French Historic Review for Membrane Separation
Technologies by Product Segment - Microfiltration,
Ultrafiltration, Reverse Osmosis, Nanofiltration and Others
Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in
US$ Thousands for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-56

Table 94: French 15-Year Perspective for Membrane Separation
Technologies by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of
Dollar Sales for Microfiltration, Ultrafiltration, Reverse
Osmosis, Nanofiltration and Others Markets for Years 2006,
2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-57

Table 95: French Recent Past, Current & Future Market
Analysis for Membrane Separation Technologies by End-Use
Application - Pharmaceuticals, Water Treatment, Chemical,
Food & Beverage and Others Markets Independently Analyzed
with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousands for Years 2013
through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-58

Table 96: French Historic Review for Membrane Separation
Technologies by End-Use Application - Pharmaceuticals, Water
Treatment, Chemical, Food & Beverage and Others Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
Thousands for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-59

Table 97: French 15-Year Perspective for Membrane Separation
Technologies by End-Use Application - Percentage Breakdown
of Dollar Sales for Pharmaceuticals, Water Treatment,
Chemical, Food & Beverage and Others Markets for Years 2006,
2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-60

4b. GERMANY III-61
A.Market Analysis III-61
Current & Future Analysis III-61
Competition III-61
Table 98: Leading Players in the German Membrane Separation
Systems Market (2013): Percentage Breakdown of Revenues for
GE Water & Process Technologies, Koch Membrane Systems,
Pall Corp., and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-61
End-Use Scenario III-62
Table 99: German Reverse Osmosis Membrane Separation
Systems Market (2013): Percentage Share Breakdown of
Revenues by End-Use Segments - Automotive, Chemicals, Food
and Beverage, Microelectronics, Municipal Water,
Pharmaceuticals, Power, Textiles and Others (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-62
Product Launches III-62
Strategic Corporate Developments III-63
Review of Major Players III-63
B.Market Analytics III-65
Table 100: German Recent Past, Current & Future Market
Analysis for Membrane Separation Technologies by Product
Segment - Microfiltration, Ultrafiltration, Reverse Osmosis,
Nanofiltration and Others Markets Independently Analyzed
with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousands for Years 2013
through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-65

Table 101: German Historic Review for Membrane Separation
Technologies by Product Segment - Microfiltration,
Ultrafiltration, Reverse Osmosis, Nanofiltration and Others
Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in
US$ Thousands for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-66

Table 102: German 15-Year Perspective for Membrane
Separation Technologies by Product Segment - Percentage
Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Microfiltration,
Ultrafiltration, Reverse Osmosis, Nanofiltration and Others
Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-67

Table 103: German Recent Past, Current & Future Market
Analysis for Membrane Separation Technologies by End-Use
Application - Pharmaceuticals, Water Treatment, Chemical,
Food & Beverage and Others Markets Independently Analyzed
with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousands for Years 2013
through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-68

Table 104: German Historic Review for Membrane Separation
Technologies by End-Use Application - Pharmaceuticals, Water
Treatment, Chemical, Food & Beverage and Others Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
Thousands for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-69

Table 105: German 15-Year Perspective for Membrane
Separation Technologies by End-Use Application - Percentage
Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Pharmaceuticals, Water
Treatment, Chemical, Food & Beverage and Others Markets for
Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-70

4c. ITALY III-71
A.Market Analysis III-71
Current & Future Analysis III-71
Competition III-71
Table 106: Leading Players in the Italian Membrane
Separation Systems Market (2013): Percentage Breakdown of
Revenues for GE Water & Process Technologies, Pall Corp.,
Siemens Water Technologies, and Others (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-71
End-Use Scenario III-72
Table 107: Italian Reverse Osmosis Membrane Separation
Systems Market by End-Use Segment (2013): Percentage
Breakdown of Revenues for Chemicals, Food & Beverages,
Industrial Wastewater, Microelectronics, Municipal Water,
Pharmaceutical, Power, Textiles and Others (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-72
B.Market Analytics III-73
Table 108: Italian Recent Past, Current & Future Market
Analysis for Membrane Separation Technologies by Product
Segment - Microfiltration, Ultrafiltration, Reverse Osmosis,
Nanofiltration and Others Markets Independently Analyzed
with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousands for Years 2013
through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-73

Table 109: Italian Historic Review for Membrane Separation
Technologies by Product Segment - Microfiltration,
Ultrafiltration, Reverse Osmosis, Nanofiltration and Others
Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in
US$ Thousands for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-74

Table 110: Italian 15-Year Perspective for Membrane
Separation Technologies by Product Segment - Percentage
Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Microfiltration,
Ultra