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NEWS RELEASE                                                                                                       SEPTEMBER 2013

China Will be the Leading Purchaser of Ultrapure Water Ion-Exchange and EDI Systems in 2017

Ion-Exchange and Electrodeionization (EDI) Systems are used in ultrapure water systems. By 2017 China will be the leading purchaser of these systems for applications in power, semiconductor, pharmaceutical and other industries where an extremely high purity is required. This is the most recent prediction in Ultrapure Water World Markets published by McIlvaine Company.

Ion-Exchange and Electrodeionization (EDI) Systems

($ Thousands)

  

Country

  
  

2017

  

China

 28,168  

United States

 26,198

India

 15,227

Taiwan

 12,997  

Japan

 12,906  

South Korea

 11,151  

Germany

 4,726

Brazil

 4,689

United Kingdom

 3,949

Russia

 3,888

France

 3,433

Mexico

 2,477

Italy

 2,207

Indonesia

 2,137

Canada

 1,969

Spain

 1,845

Turkey

 1,739

Other Africa

 1,509

Poland

 1,402

Australia

 1,391

Vietnam

 1,318

South Africa

 1,284

Other Middle East

 1,204  

Iran

 1,182

Thailand

 1,162

The large investment in new coal-fired power plants and the accompanying need for boiler feedwater have lifted China to the top position. The U.S. activity in pharmaceuticals is part of the reason it will hold second place. The other is the construction of combined cycle gas turbine power plants.

For more information on Ultrapure Water World Markets, click on: http://home.mcilvainecompany.com/index.php/markets/27-water/447-n029-ultrapure-water-world-markets