Water Management Chemicals

Specialty Chemicals Update Program

Table of Contents

Section Page Number

Executive summary6
Summary7
Introduction12
Abbreviations14
Overview of water sources and uses16
United States16
Europe18
Japan21
China24
Overview of the water management chemicals business27
North America27
Structure of the industry27
Market participants27
Company profiles28
Ecolab/Nalco28
Solenis LLC29
SUEZ Water Technologies & Solutions29
Operating characteristics29
Research and development29
Manufacturing30
Marketing30
Profitability and cost structure30
Government regulations30
Critical factors for success31
Trends and opportunities31
Europe32
Structure of the industry32
Market participants34
Company profiles34
SNF SAS34
Operating characteristics36
Research and development36
Manufacturing37
Marketing37
Profitability and cost structure38
Government regulations38
Critical factors for success39
Trends and opportunities40
Japan41
Structure of the industry41
Market participants42
Operating characteristics42
Research and development42
Manufacturing43
Marketing43
Profitability and cost structure43
Government regulations45
Critical factors for success48
Trends and opportunities48
China49
Structure of the industry49
Market participants50
Company profiles50
BASF50
Dow Chemical51
Ecolab/Nalco51
SNF (China) Flocculants Co. Ltd.52
Solenis52
SUEZ53
Veolia Water53
Domestic companies54
Dalian Bio-Chem Co., Ltd.54
Delan Chemical Co., Ltd.54
Qingshuiyuan Technology Co., Ltd.54
Taihe Water Treatment Co., Ltd.55
Government regulations55
Trends and opportunities57
Other Asia58
Products and functions61
Ion exchange resins61
Organic polymer coagulants and flocculants61
Function of coagulants62
Function of flocculants63
Organic polymers63
Polyacrylamides64
Polyamines, polyethylimines, and quaternary ammonium compounds64
Other polymers65
Formulated products65
Corrosion inhibitors65
Scale inhibitors66
Biocides67
Foam control agents68
Cooling water treatment69
Boiler water treatment69
Water management chemical products and markets71
North America71
Summary71
Ion exchange resins71
Overview71
Consumption and markets71
Market participants72
Prices72
Future trends and strategic issues73
Organic polymer coagulants and flocculants73
Overview73
Consumption and markets74
Market participants75
Prices77
Future trends and strategic issues77
Formulated products78
Overview78
Consumption and markets78
Market participants79
Prices81
Future trends and strategic issues82
South America82
Europe85
Summary85
Ion exchange resins86
Overview86
Consumption and markets87
Market participants88
Prices89
Future trends and strategic issues90
Organic polymer coagulants and flocculants90
Overview90
Consumption and markets91
Market participants93
Prices94
Future trends and strategic issues95
Formulated products96
Overview96
Consumption and markets97
Market participants 100
Prices 104
Future trends and strategic issues 106
Japan 107
Summary 107
Ion exchange resins 108
Overview 108
Consumption and markets 108
Market participants 109
Prices 110
Future trends and strategic issues 110
Organic polymer coagulants and flocculants 110
Overview 110
Consumption and markets 110
Market participants 112
Prices 113
Future trends and strategic issues 113
Formulated products 113
Overview 113
Consumption and markets 116
Market participants 116
Prices 117
Future trends and strategic issues 118
China 118
Summary 118
Ion exchange resins 119
Overview 119
Consumption and markets 120
Market participants 122
Prices 124
Future trends and strategic issues 124
Organic polymer coagulants and flocculants 124
Overview 124
Consumption and markets 125
Market participants 127
Prices 129
Future trends and strategic issues 129
Formulated products 129
Overview 129
Consumption and markets 131
Market participants 132
Prices 133
Future trends and strategic issues 134
Other Asia and Oceania 135
Summary 135
Ion exchange resins 135
Overview 135
Consumption and markets 135
Market participants 136
Future trends and strategic issues 137
Organic polymer coagulants and flocculants 137
Overview 137
Consumption and markets 137
Market participants 138
Future trends and strategic issues 139
Formulated products 139
Overview 139
Consumption and markets 139
Market participants 141
Future trends and strategic issues 141
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