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Water Management Chemicals

Table of Contents

Section Page Number

Abbreviations8
Summary10
Introduction15
Overview of water sources and uses19
United States19
Europe21
Japan22
China26
Overview of the water management chemicals business28
North America28
Market size28
Structure of the industry28
Mergers and acquisitions29
Market participants31
Company profiles31
GE Water & Process Technologies31
Nalco32
Solenis LLC32
Operating characteristics33
Research and development33
Manufacturing33
Marketing33
Profitability and cost structure33
Government regulations34
Critical factors for success35
Trends and opportunities35
Europe37
Market size37
Structure of the industry38
Market participants41
Company profiles42
SNF SAS42
Operating characteristics44
Research and development44
Manufacturing45
Marketing45
Profitability and cost structure46
Government regulations46
Critical factors for success48
Trends and opportunities48
Japan49
Market size49
Structure of the industry51
Market participants52
Operating characteristics54
Research and development54
Manufacturing54
Marketing55
Profitability and cost structure55
Government regulations57
Waterworks Law57
Environmental standards59
Wastewater quality standards59
Total pollutant control measures60
Protection of water quality in lakes and ponds60
Protection of underground water quality60
Critical factors for success61
Trends and opportunities61
China62
Market size62
Structure of the industry63
Market participants64
Company profiles64
BASF64
Dow Chemical65
GE65
Nalco65
SNF (China) Flocculants Co. Ltd66
Solenis66
Veolia Water68
Domestic companies69
Jianghai Environmental Protection Co., Ltd69
Qingshuiyuan Technology Co., Ltd69
Taihe Water Treatment Co., Ltd69
Government regulations70
Trends and opportunities72
Other Asian countries72
Products and functions76
Ion exchange resins76
Organic polymer coagulants and flocculants77
Function of coagulants78
Function of flocculants79
Polyacrylamides80
Emulsions81
Metal precipitants82
Technology and manufacturing82
Economies of scale82
Back-integration82
Complementary products82
Globalization and shift to a commodity market83
Manufacturing of cationic polyacrylamides83
Manufacturing of anionic and nonionic polyacrylamides83
Research activities83
Formulated products83
Corrosion inhibitors84
Scale inhibitors85
Biocides86
Foam control agents88
Water management chemical products and markets90
North America90
Ion exchange resins90
Overview90
Consumption and markets90
Market participants91
Prices92
Future trends and strategic issues93
Organic polymer coagulants and flocculants93
Overview93
Consumption and markets94
Market participants96
Prices98
Future trends and strategic issues98
Formulated products—cooling water, boiler water, slime control and other chemicals99
Overview99
Cooling water treatment99
Boiler water treatment100
Foam control/deaeration101
Consumption and markets102
Market participants103
Producers of formulated water management chemicals103
Water service companies selling formulated water management chemicals105
Prices106
Future trends and strategic issues106
South America107
Europe109
Ion exchange resins109
Overview109
Consumption and markets111
Market participants112
Prices113
Future trends and strategic issues114
Organic polymer coagulants and flocculants114
Overview114
Consumption and markets115
Market participants117
Prices119
Future trends and strategic issues120
Consumption optimization120
Customization120
Commoditization121
Innovation121
EU directive impacts121
Formulated products—corrosion inhibitors, scale inhibitors, biocides and foam control agents122
Overview122
Consumption and markets123
Technology and manufacturing127
Market participants127
Service companies127
Specialty chemicals suppliers129
Prices132
Future trends and strategic issues134
Japan136
Ion exchange resins136
Overview136
Products and functions136
Consumption and markets136
Technology and manufacturing138
Market participants139
Prices140
Future trends and strategic issues140
Organic polymer coagulants and flocculants141
Overview141
Products and functions141
Consumption and markets142
Anionic/nonionic142
Cationic143
Technology and manufacturing144
Market participants145
Prices146
Future trends and strategic issues146
Formulated products—cooling water, boiler water, slime control chemicals, and other147
Overview147
Products and functions147
Cooling water chemicals147
Boiler water chemicals148
Slime control chemicals149
Other formulated products150
Consumption and markets150
Cooling water chemicals150
Boiler water chemicals151
Slime control chemicals152
Other formulated products152
Technology and manufacturing152
Market participants153
Cooling water chemicals153
Boiler water chemicals154
Slime control chemicals154
Prices155
Future trends and strategic issues155
China156
Ion exchange resins156
Overview156
Products and functions156
Consumption and markets156
Technology and manufacturing159
Market participants159
Prices160
Future trends and strategic issues161
Organic polymer coagulants and flocculants161
Products and functions161
Consumption and markets162
Technology and manufacturing164
Market participants164
Prices166
Future trends and strategic issues167
Formulated products—cooling water, boiler water, slime control and other chemicals167
Overview167
Cooling water chemicals167
Boiler water chemicals167
Products and functions168
Corrosion inhibitors168
Scale inhibitors168
Biocides168
Antifoaming agents168
Consumption and markets169
Technology and manufacturing170
Market participants170
Prices171
Future trends and strategic issues171
Other Asia and Oceania172
Overview172
Ion exchange resins173
Overview173
Consumption and markets173
Market participants174
Future trends and strategic issues175
Organic polymer coagulants and flocculants175
Overview175
Consumption and markets175
Market participants176
Future trends and strategic issues176
Formulated products—cooling water, boiler water, slime control chemicals and other176
Overview176
Consumption and markets177
Market participants179
Future trends and strategic issues179

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