2023-2029 is the forecast period in the market report.
Membrane filtration process can be defined as a physical separation method used to separate molecules of different sizes and properties. The force driving this separation is the change in pressure between the two sides of a membrane. Using membrane filtration technology can help increase overall product quality while reducing overall production costs. The membrane itself is a physical barrier that can be characterized as a thin layer of semi-permeable, porous sheet material. Membranes can have highly specialized properties that only allow certain desired components to pass. Growing consumer awareness about filtration processes coupled with growing demand for advanced membrane filtration technologies from the beverage industry is driving the growth of the market. Additionally, membrane filtration has been used to improve the quality of liquids, which in turn has gained popularity among dairy and beverage manufacturers and ultimately is expected to help fuel the growth of the Membrane Filtration market.
In recent years, the demand for membrane filtration technology in food and beverage applications has increased mainly because it primarily removes harmful microorganisms. Recently, food and beverage manufacturers are emphasizing the adoption of proactive food safety technologies due to the growing demand from consumers around the world for high quality, safe and value-added food products. Milk standardization can be done using ultrafiltration technology, which standardizes the protein content without the need to add casein, milk powder and protein concentrates. Therefore, this technology is often adopted by high-end dairy manufacturers. Applications of milk membrane filters in the dairy industry are determined by economic and technical factors. Leading manufacturers of water treatment equipment are constantly developing new technologies and business models to meet the ever-increasing global demands for water. Some of the major advancements in water treatment equipment in recent years are driving the growth of the market. On the other side, rapid economic development in developing countries has led to a rise in the adoption of advanced solutions, which is expected to create new growth prospects for the market during the estimated time period.
According to the WHO, more than 3.4 million people die each year from water-related diseases, making them the leading cause of disease and death worldwide. Most of the victims are young children and overwhelming majority of whom die of diseases from organisms that thrive in water sources contaminated with raw wastewater. As a result, regional governments, as well as membrane filtration technology for food, beverage and dairy manufacturers, are increasing water quality and removing bacteria and are expected to continue adopting it in the coming years, which a in turn is expected to provide huge opportunities for the global Membrane Filtration market.
Membrane filtration technology is beneficial when it comes to cleaning and reducing the total cost of operations. However, the initial construction of membrane filtration plants is very expensive, which is expected to be a major challenge during the forecast period. In developing countries like India and China, where this technology is relatively new, high installation costs might be one of the factors inhibiting the growth of the Membrane Filtration market.
In the food industry, manufacturers use traditional cleaning and filtration processes such as chemical or biological. Membrane filtration technology provides high efficiency and requires less food and beverage preparation. In addition, compared to traditional methods, it consumes less energy and reduces overall production costs. However, due to a lack of awareness of these benefits, manufacturers still use traditional water filtration techniques. This could be a challenging factor for the growth of the market.
The report provides an in-depth analysis of the global Membrane Filtration market, market size, and compound annual growth rate (CAGR) for the forecast period of 2023-2029, considering 2022 as the base year. With increasing demand for membrane filtration in various applications has led the increasing demand for market and is expected to witness the growth at a specific CAGR from 2023-2029.
The global Membrane Filtration market comprises different market segments like type, membrane material, module design, application and geography.
By type, the Membrane Filtration market includes the key segments of
Reverse osmosis segment is expected to dominate the market over the forecast period. Reverse osmosis, also known as pressure-driven membrane process, where pressure reverses the natural process of osmosis. These are typically characterized by a sub-nm pore. It is used to separate salts and small molecules from low molecular weight solutes (typically less than 100 Daltons) at relatively high pressures using membranes with NMWLs of 1 kDa or less. Reverse osmosis can effectively remove almost all inorganic and organic contaminants from water. Reverse osmosis membrane is used to effectively remove radium, natural organic substances, pesticides, cysts, bacteria and viruses. Apart from them, reverse osmosis also eliminates minerals such as iron, lead, fluorine, salt, manganese and calcium.
On the other side, microfiltration segment is expected to grow at a significantly high rate. Microfiltration is a water pre-treatment for nanofiltration and reverse osmosis. Microfiltration is used in the production of whey protein isolates and cold sterilization of beverages, clarification of fruit juices, wines and beers. In the water treatment industry, this technology is used to separate bacteria from water. For example, researchers at Princeton University in the United States are developing a wooden membrane capable of solving the energy consumption problem associated with desalination. On the other hand, researchers at the National Academy of Engineering in the United States are using bacteria to renew membranes. Such types of activities are expected to drive the growth of the microfiltration segment in the coming years.
By membrane material, the Membrane Filtration market is segmented into
Polymeric segment is expected to maintain its dominance over the estimated time period. Polymers are sometimes preferred for membrane filtration because they are more flexible, easier to handle, and less expensive than inorganic membranes made from oxides, metals, and ceramics. Polymers are used as an active membrane layer and porous support in reverse osmosis (RO), nanofiltration (NF), ultrafiltration (UF), microfiltration (MF) processes. The use of polymers for filtration is still receiving enormous attention and further improvements in the characteristics of polymers are expected in the coming years to improve membrane performance.
Ceramic segment is expected to grow at a high rate over the forecast period. Ceramic membranes are a kind of artificial membrane made of inorganic materials, such as aluminium oxide, titanium oxide, zirconia or silicon carbide. Ceramic membranes have excellent thermal stability making them useful at high temperatures and can be used in separations where aggressive media such as acids and strong solvents are present.
By module design, the Membrane Filtration market is segmented into
The plate and frame and hollow fiber segment is expected to find increasing demand in the market over the forecast period. Hollow fiber modules are made of hollow fiber membranes and are typically manufactured for microfiltration and ultrafiltration membrane systems. The hollow fiber module has various advantages such as, simple separation of solids from water and purification. This construction is very effective in reducing the cost of the system. Hollow fiber membranes are widely used to sterilize water of various beverage products, which in turn is expected to further the growth of the segment.
Also, the Tubular membranes segment is expected to have high growth over the forecast period. Tubular membranes are used for their high turbulence and good cleaning characteristics. These membrane systems allow for robust cleaning methods such as the use of harsh chemicals, backwashing, and even mechanical cleaning that may not be available for other system configurations. They can handle the highest loads of solids and emulsified oil when compared to many other types of membranes and can be physically cleaned with sponge balls.
The Membrane Filtration market has major applications in
Water and wastewater segment is expected to grow at a high rate during the forecast period. Water and wastewater treatment has a wide range of applications in the industrial and municipal fields. Membrane filtration processes in this area can provide effluent for disposal or raw materials for a reuse process. The method is used to describe the removal of particles from the feed stream. Membrane filtration is an ideal method for water and wastewater because the choice of membrane pore size helps meet the regulatory standards of the municipality or any industrial sector.
Likewise, the dairy industry is experiencing demand for membrane filtration technology. Membrane filtration technology has revolutionized the dairy industry. Different types of membranes are used in industry for different purposes such as, extending the shelf life of milk without heat treatment, standardizing major milk components to fit new products, increasing product yield and quality milk, and concentrating, splitting and purifying the components of milk, in particular the valuable milk proteins in their natural form.
The global Membrane Filtration market is studied for the following regions
Asia Pacific is expected to grow at a high CAGR over the forecast period. The APAC region is the most important market for ultrafiltration worldwide. The development of the APAC ultrafiltration market can be attributed to the large industrial base in the region and the increased demand for ultrafiltration from the pharmaceutical and food and beverage industries in the region. Furthermore, various initiatives by governments of different countries in the region to attract investments from various international companies are expected to increase the growth of the market in the Asia Pacific region during the forecast period. Also, Europe is anticipated to hold the second position in the market followed by North America. Europe is likely to have growth at specific growth rate.
Axiom MRC provides a 360 degree analysis of micro and macro-economic factors on the global Membrane Filtration market. In addition, a complete analysis of changes in the global Membrane Filtration market expenditure, economic and international policies on the supply and demand side is provided in this exclusive report. The report also studies the impact of the pandemic on global economies, international trade, business investments, GDP and marketing strategies of key players present in the market. The COVID-19 outbreak has affected various industries around the world. The membrane filtration market has also had a huge impact. Governments around the world have taken strict measures such as border seals, lockdowns and implementing strict social distancing measures to stop the rapid spread of COVID-19. These measures have had serious repercussions on the global economy, affecting various industries. In addition, the decline in construction activities worldwide continued to affect the demand for membrane filters.
After the coronavirus outbreak, membrane filter consumption patterns have undergone major changes. Consumers are spending more and more on nutritious and organic food and health and hygiene products, generating growth opportunities and influencing short-term market forecasts. On the other hand, major players in the Membrane Filtration market are preparing to face disruptions in cash flow and supply chain. These problems are likely to persist even after the lockdown is over. After the outbreak, companies are likely to experience delays in delivery schedules, which will be a major challenge for the industry.
The competitive landscape analysis of the Membrane Filtration Market is majorly focused on expanding the global growth of the membrane filtration sector with new product innovation, business expansion, increasing presence of a range of manufacturers operating in the membrane filtration industry has led growing demand for the market. Besides, the market offers a range of products in different applications to fulfil the required demand of consumer which is further contributing to healthy growth in the market.
The key players studied in market are
February 2019: Koch Membrane Systems unveiled Sani-Pro Elements for the food, beverage, and life science industries. This product is designed to withstand high pressure. It had suited for the animal- and plant-based protein concentration and purification, fermentation broth clarification, product recovery, gelatin concentration, juice colour concentration, sugar separations, and sweetener clarification.
September 2018: Porvair Filtration Group had expanded its presence in France and North Africa by appointing an industrial process specialist Sofise (France) as its distributor to further expand its global operation.
By type, the Membrane Filtration includes the key segments of reverse osmosis (RO), Ultrafiltration (UF), microfiltration (MF) and nanofiltration (NF). The reverse osmosis segment is expected to dominate the market over the forecast period. By membrane material, the Membrane Filtration market is segmented into Polymeric and Ceramic. The polymeric segment is expected to maintain its dominance over the estimated time period. By module design, the Membrane Filtration market is segmented into spiral wound, tubular systems, plate and frame and hollow fiber. The plate and frame and hollow fiber module design is expected to find increasing demand in the market over the forecast period. The Membrane Filtration market has major end users like water and wastewater, food and beverages, dairy products, drinks and concentrates, wine and beer. Water and wastewater segment is expected to grow at a high rate during the forecast period. The global Membrane Filtration market is studied for the following regions: North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific and Rest of the World (RoW). Asia Pacific is expected to grow at a high CAGR over the forecast period.
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Alfa Laval AB
Koch Separation Solutions
Fileder Filter Systems Ltd
SUEZ Water Technologies & Solutions
The 3M Company
Porvair Filtration Group
Evoqua Water Technologies LLC
Synder Filtration, Inc.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
What would be forecast period in the market report?
2023-2029 is the forecast period in the market report.
Which is the leading application segment for Membrane Filtration market?
Water and wastewater segment has accounted the major market share, and is expected to witness the growth at highest pace during the forecast period.
Which region is gaining majority of market share during the forecast period (2023-2029)?
Asia Pacific is expected to gain major market share during the forecast period (2023-2029).