Global Flow Chemistry Market: Snapshot

The rise in the number of applications and the increasing demand from developing economies have been supporting the growth of the global flow chemistry market in the last few years. According to the market research study published by Transparency Market Research, in 2013, the global market for flow chemistry was worth US$808.6 Mn and is expected to reach a values of US$1,526.3 Mn by the end of 2020. The market is estimated to register a healthy 9.50% CAGR between 2014 and 2020.

Rising Number of Application to Enhance Market Growth

The rising number of applications in diverse industries and the less operation cost required in comparison with the batch reactors are considered as the key factors estimated to encourage the growth of the flow chemistry market in the next few years. In addition to this, the manufacturing bulk chemicals and the rising opportunities in the Middle East and Africa for chemicals and petrochemicals are further estimated to enhance the growth of the overall market in the coming few years.

On the flip side, the high amount of investments required for research and development activities and the high cost of large MRT systems are predicted to hamper the growth of the global flow chemistry market in the coming years. Nonetheless, the rising number of opportunities for flow chemicals in food and beverages, biofuels, and other industries is estimated to generate promising growth opportunities for the market players in the next few years. Moreover, the energy savings, sustainable production, and less emission offered by flow chemicals are projected to support the overall growth of the market in the next few years.

North America to Register Strong Growth in Global Flow Chemistry Market

Among the key regional segments, North America is projected to hold a major share of the global flow chemistry market in the next few years. The high growth of this region can be attributed to the growing demand for flow chemistry in the chemical and pharmaceuticals industry. Asia Pacific is projected to remain in the second position, holding a significant share of the global market in the coming years. The rising research activities in the pharmaceutical, chemical, and industrial sectors is projected to support the growth of the Asia Pacific market in the next few years. Furthermore, the rising number of industrial and academic research activities and the rise in the manufacturing of nanostructured materials are some of the key factors that are estimated to enhance the growth of the Europe flow chemistry market in the next few years.

The global market for flow chemistry is highly competitive in nature with a huge number of players operating in it around the world. The key players in the market, in order to maintain their position are focusing on the research and development activities and the expansion of the product portfolio. These factors are projected to enhance the competitive environment of the market and support the growth of the overall market in the next few years. In addition to this, the rise in the number of new entrants is another key factor that is likely to support the market growth in the near future. Some of the key players operating in the flow chemistry market across the globe are Lonza Group, AM Technology, Royal DSM, ThalesNano Inc., Vapourtec Ltd., Uniqsis Ltd., Chemtrix B.V., Syrris Ltd., and FutureChemistry Holding BV.

The report analyzes and forecasts the flow chemistry market on a global and regional level. The study provides the historical data of 2013 along with forecast from 2014 to 2020 based on revenue (US$ Mn). The report includes drivers and restraints for the flow chemistry market along with their impact on demand during the forecast period. It also comprises an analysis of opportunities available in the flow chemistry market on the global and regional level. Drivers, restraints and opportunities mentioned in the report are justified with the help of quantitative and qualitative data, which has been verified by primary and secondary resources.
 
We have included a detailed value chain analysis to provide a comprehensive view of the flow chemistry market. Value chain analysis provides details such as integration in the market, raw materials, manufacturers, distribution channels, applications and end-users for the market. An analysis of Porter’s Five Forces model for the flow chemistry market has also been included to help understand the competitive landscape of the market. The study encompasses a market attractiveness analysis, wherein end-users in the market are benchmarked based on their market size, compounded annual growth rate (CAGR), general attractiveness and company market share. We have also incorporated company market share analysis to provide detailed analysis of the market.
 
The study provides a decisive view of the flow chemistry market by segmenting it in terms of product segment and end-users. Product segment and end-users have been analyzed based on present and future trends, and the CAGR for the market has been estimated between 2014 and 2020. Regional segmentation includes the current and forecast demand for North America, Europe, Asia Pacific and Rest of the World (RoW). RoW comprises Latin America, the Middle East and Africa. The report also includes demand for individual product segments and end-users across all the regions.
 
The report provides a detailed competitive outlook including profiles of key players operating in the global flow chemistry market. Key players profiled in the report include Syrris Ltd., ThalesNano Inc., Uniqsis Ltd., Vapourtec Ltd., FutureChemistry Holding BV, Chemtrix B.V., AM Technology, Royal DSM, Milestone Srl and Lonza Group. Company profiles include attributes such as company overview, brand/product portfolio, financial overview, business strategy, key/recent developments, and acquisitions, collaborations and partnerships related to the market. 
 
Constant currency rates have been considered while estimating the forecast in this report. The report on flow chemistry covers the market data pertaining to equipment. Sales of raw materials in the manufacturing of equipment have not been taken into account. Regional average price has been considered while breaking down this market by product and end-user segment in each region. Models and estimates have been used to produce comprehensive data sets when hard data was not available. We have used the bottom-up approach by considering individual product and end-user segments and integrating them to arrive at the global market. Product and end-users segment have been further bifurcated using the top-down approach to derive the consumption of products in the regional market.
 
In order to compile the research report, we conducted in-depth interviews and discussions with a wide range of key industry participants and opinion leaders. Primary research represented the bulk of research efforts, supplemented by an extensive secondary research. We reviewed key players’ product literature, annual reports, press releases and relevant documents for competitive analysis and market understanding. Secondary research also includes a search of recent trade, technical writing, internet sources, and statistical data from government websites, trade associations and agencies. This has proven to be the most reliable, effective and successful approach for obtaining precise market data, capturing industry participants’ insights and recognizing business opportunities.
The market has been segmented as below:
 
Flow Chemistry Market – Product Segment Analysis
  • Microreactor Systems
  • Continuous Stirred Tank Reactor (CSTR)
  • Plug Flow Reactor (PFR)
  • Others (Including microwave reactor, etc.)
Flow Chemistry Market - End-user Analysis
  • Pharmaceutical 
  • Chemical 
  • Academic & industrial research 
  • Petrochemical 
  • Others (Including polymers, etc.)
Flow Chemistry Market - Regional Analysis
  • North America
  • Europe
  • Asia Pacific
  • Rest of the World (Including Latin America, the Middle East and Africa)
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