The Membranes Market was calculated around USD 6.1 billion in 2021 and is expected to touch USD 12.2 billion in 2029, and is predicted to grow at a CAGR of 9.0% over the forecast period (2022-2029).

The factors driving the growth of Membranes Market includes rising concerns related to water scarcity, Government regulations to reduce water pollution, increasing aquatic population around the world, development of salination plants for irrigation purposes and improvements in the living standards. As per the report published by World Wildlife Fund (WWF), around 1.1 billion people globally have limited access to water and 2.4 billion people are exposed to diseases, such as cholera, typhoid fever, and other water-borne illnesses, which is pushing the demand for membranes across the globe. Moreover, technological advancements in membranes, rise in the launch of innovative products, growing demand for water purifiers in the residential areas and rapid urbanization, are some of the additional factors supplementing the Membranes Market size. In addition, the increasing investments by major corporations on research and development, strategic mergers, and partnerships between key companies, rising disposable incomes and growing population growth rates, are further contributing towards the market growth. 

However, growth of the Membranes Market is hindered attributed to high cost of fouling in water production membrane system.

The prominent players operating in the market are Syner Filtration, KOCH ENGINERRED SOLUTIONS COMPANY, Pentair, TOYOBO CO., LTD., TORAY INDUSTRIES, INC., DuPont, SUEZ worldwide, Hydranautics – A Nitto Group Company, Pall Corporation and Seccua GmBH, among others.

Based on Technology, the Nanofiltration (NF) segment is predicted to expand at a significant CAGR during the forecast period

The Nanofiltration based membrane technology reduces heavy metal, salt, and other nitrate contents, along with its increasing application in water treatment, are some of the factors responsible for the segment’s growth.

Based on Material, the Polymeric segment is projected to expand at a robust CAGR over the forecast period

As per the Membranes Market Global Forecast, increasing application of polymeric in beverage processing and chemical processing owing to its magnificent performance, are pushing growth of the segment.

Based on Region, the Asia-Pacific region is estimated to grow at a remarkable CAGR during the forecast period

Growing demand for water treatment solutions across China, India, and Malaysia, rise in the number of desalination projects, rapid urbanization, increasing per capita incomes and high population growth rates, are some of the important factors augmenting the market growth in Asia-Pacific region.

Key Development

  • In 2019, DuPont completed the acquisition of Evoqua Water Technologies, a manufacturer of PVDF membrane and MBR. This acquisition helped DuPont to enter the membrane business with the spin-off Dow-DuPont in 2019.

Market Segmentation

Segmentation by Technology

  • Reverse Osmosis (RO)
  • Ultrafiltration (UF)
  • Microfiltration (MF)
  • Nanofiltration (NF)
  • Others

Segmentation by Application

  • Water & Wastewaters treatment
  • Industrial Processing

Segmentation by Material

  • Polymeric
  • Ceramic
  • Others

Segmentation by Region

  • Asia Pacific
    • China
    • Japan
    • India
    • Rest of APAC
  • North America
    • United States of America
    • Canada
  • Europe
    • United Kingdom
    • Germany
    • France
    • Spain
    • Rest of Europe
  • RoW
    • Brazil
    • South Africa
    • Saudi Arabia
    • UAE

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