The global membrane filtration market is expected to witness moderate growth during the forecast period between 2021 and 2031.
Membrane filtration is the process of separating contaminated particles from liquid solutions. Membrane filtration procedures are deployed in wastewater treatment to remove microbes, bacteria, and other contaminants from water.
Membrane filtration has become an important technology since post the filtration procedure, the original characteristics of products remain unchanged.
Factors such as stringent regulations for water safety and filtration and higher efficiency offered by membrane filtration technology as compared to other technologies have emerged as the key growth drivers for the membrane filtration market.
Rising customer awareness about the membrane filtration technology and its benefits could fuel demand and help in the growth of the membrane filtration market, in the years to come.
In addition to this, technological advancements in ceramic membranes, which could increase production efficiency, are expected to have a positive impact on the membrane filtration market, in the upcoming years. Ceramic membrane filtration technologies could witness a surge in demand among consumers in the upcoming years.
Also, there could be a rise in the trend to recycle used water and purify wastewater in future. This may lead to an increase in demand for membrane filtration technology and as a result, propel the overall membrane filtration market, in the coming years.
Reverse osmosis technology could witness high demand in future as this process helps remove hardness and toxic elements in water, easily.
The global membrane filtration market consists of a few established players and other smaller players. Leading players in the membrane filtration market could look to engage in different growth strategies that would help them remain competitive in the overall market.
One such strategy could be to launch new products in a bid to resolve issues such as flow control and filtration requirements. These products could meet the requirements of large customer base and propel the overall membrane filtration market.
Prominent players may also look to collaborate with a few of the smaller players, in a bid to help build their market presence and fuel their revenues. Also, players may look to work on marketing campaigns to promote new products and aim to increase their consumer base.
The R&D activities could be a key growth strategy for the membrane filtration market, in the coming years.
Some of the key players in the membrane filtration market include Alfa Laval AB, Pall Corporation, 3M Company, DowDuPont, and GEA GroupAG.
The global membrane filtration market is divided into five regions: Asia Pacific, North America, Europe, Middle East and Africa, and Latin America.
Asia Pacific is anticipated to witness the maximum growth in the membrane filtration market.
A rise in demand for dairy products, and increasing purchasing power of middle-class families in countries such as India and China are expected to be the key growth drivers for the membrane filtration market.
In addition to this, the growing population in India and China could result in a greater need for purification technologies, which would ensure the supply of non-contaminated water. This factor is expected to fuel the demand for membrane filtration technology and, in turn, propel the membrane filtration market, in future.
Also, government support for different membrane filtration technologies are expected to drive growth in the membrane filtration market in the region.
Europe is expected to stand in second place in the membrane filtration market, followed by North America.
Middle East and Africa and Latin America are expected to witness moderate growth in the membrane filtration market, in the coming years.