NEWS RELEASE                                                                                        OCTOBER 2016

Water and Wastewater Treatment Chemical Market Sales to Surpass $27 Billion Next Year

Sales of water and wastewater treatment chemicals will exceed $27 billion next year.  This is the latest forecast in McIlvaine Water and Wastewater Treatment Chemicals: World Market. The largest region will be East Asia with 36 percent of the total purchases.


Corrosion inhibitors will be the leading product followed by organic flocculants.

1  Corrosion Inhibitors
2  Organic Flocculants
3  Scale Inhibitors
4  Inorganic Flocculants
5  Oxidizers & Biocides
6  pH Adjusters
7  Other
8  Odor Control
9  Ion Exchange
10  Activated Carbon
11  Chelants
12  Defoamers

Municipal water treatment plants will spend more than $5 billion for treatment chemicals in 2017.  Power plants will be the second largest purchasers followed by municipal wastewater plants.

1  Water
2  Power
3  Wastewater
4  Refining
5  Pulp & Paper
6  Other Industries
7  Oil & Gas
8  Metals
9  Chemical
10  Food
11  Mining
12  Electronics
13  Pharmaceutical

For more information, click on N026 Water and Wastewater Treatment Chemicals: World Market