Global demand for membranes is projected to rise nine percent annually through 2015. The BRIC countries and others with large, developing industrial bases and stressed local water resources will see the fastest growth. The US and China combined will account for nearly half of market gains between 2010 and 2015.
This study analyzes the $12.6 billion global membrane industry. It presents historical demand data for the years 2000, 2005 and 2010, and forecasts for 2015 and 2020 by product (e.g., microfiltration, reverse osmosis, ultrafiltration), market (e.g., water treatment, wastewater treatment, food and beverage processing, pharmaceutical and medical), world region and for 34 countries.
The study also considers market environment factors, details industry structure, evaluates company market share and profiles 37 industry participants, including Pall, EMD Millipore and General Electric.