Ultra-high-purity Anhydrous Hydrogen Chloride (HCl) Gas Market - Description

  • Ultra-high-purity Anhydrous Hydrogen Chloride (HCl) is a colorless gas with strong, pungent odor. It is hygroscopic in nature and it forms white fumes in moist air, which is a mist of hydrochloric acid. It is used in various industries such as chemical, electronics, food & beverages, steel & metals, and pharmaceutical.
  • Key applications of Ultra-high-purity Anhydrous Hydrogen Chloride (HCl) gas include hydrochlorination of rubber, production of vinyl and alkyl chlorides, and production of pharmaceutical products. In the semiconductor industry, it is employed to etch semiconductor crystals and purify silicon via trichlorosilane (SiHCl3).

What are the Key Growth Drivers of Ultra-high-purity Anhydrous Hydrogen Chloride (HCl) Gas Market?

  • Rise in the demand for smartphones, tablets, and flash memory cards and increase in their application in consumer electronics have propelled the demand for Ultra-high-purity Anhydrous Hydrogen Chloride (HCl) gas, as it is useful in gas-phase polishing of monocrystalline silicon.
  • Ultra-high-purity Anhydrous Hydrogen Chloride (HCl) gas is widely used in the etching of epitaxial bases and production of large-scale integrated circuits and printed circuit boards (PCBs). Ultra-high-purity Anhydrous Hydrogen Chloride (HCl) gas is employed in various surface-cleaning processes and in cleaning of LPCVD chambers.
  • Rise in the demand for consumer electronics appliances, increase in the disposable income in developing economies, and growth in the consumption of semiconductor materials in data processing and communication applications are anticipated to propel the demand for Ultra-high-purity Anhydrous Hydrogen Chloride (HCl) gas during the forecast period.
  • In industrial applications, Ultra-high-purity Anhydrous Hydrogen Chloride (HCl) gas is used to produce sulfuric chlorohydrins, regenerating catalysts, synthetic rubbers, methyl chloride, and vinyl chloride. It is also employed in oxichlorination.
  • Ultra-high-purity Anhydrous Hydrogen Chloride (HCl) gas is an important material for silicon etching, passivation, and epitaxy in integrated circuit production. The purity of hydrogen chloride is increasingly in demand, with the development of large-scale integrated circuits.

What are the Key Challenges in the Ultra-high-purity Anhydrous Hydrogen Chloride (HCl) Gas Market?

  • High costs associated with the production and transportation of Ultra-high-purity Anhydrous Hydrogen Chloride (HCl) gas are likely to restrain the market during the forecast period.
  • In addition, high competition from available substitutes, such as boron trichloride (BCl3), carbon tetrafluoride (CF4), and ammonia (NH3), is expected to create intense competition among manufacturers.

Lucrative opportunities in the Global Ultra-high-purity Anhydrous Hydrogen Chloride (HCl) Gas Market

  • Rise in research on integrated circuits (ICs), optoelectronics, and radio frequency (RF) devices, such as monolithic microwave integrated circuits (MMICs), and electronic components coupled with heavy FDIs in the electronics industry, particularly in India and China, is expected to create lucrative opportunities for the global Ultra-high-purity Anhydrous Hydrogen Chloride (HCl) market in the near future.
  • Increasingly stringent restrictions imposed on the content of hydrocarbons and carbon oxides during wafer processing and rapid rise in the production of ICs and PCBs are likely to boost the global Ultra-high-purity Anhydrous Hydrogen Chloride (HCl)gas market during the forecast period

Asia Pacific to Dominate Ultra-high-purity Anhydrous Hydrogen Chloride (HCl) Gas Market

  • China in the Asia Pacific region, is increasingly investing in chip and semiconductor production facilities. Increasing demand for chips specialized for artificial intelligence (AI) applications is boosting the market in the country.
  • India is expected to provide lucrative opportunities to manufacturers of Ultra-high-purity Anhydrous Hydrogen Chloride (HCl) gas in the near future. The recent ‘Make in India’ campaign has encouraged players in India to reduce imports and develop high-quality products, thereby fueling the demand for Ultra-high-purity Anhydrous Hydrogen Chloride (HCl) gas in the country.
  • Furthermore, focus on digitization and foreign direct investment (FDI) is likely to propel the electronics sector in India. This, in turn, is anticipated to drive the Ultra-high-purity Anhydrous Hydrogen Chloride (HCl) gas market in the country during the forecast period.
  • The electronics sector in India is anticipated to receive investments worth US$ 56.0 Bn between 2017 and 2020. All these factors are likely to propel the market in Asia Pacific during the forecast period.
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North America, another Prominent Region, Portraying Growth Opportunities

  • North America is another prominent region, in terms of consumption of Ultra-high-purity Anhydrous Hydrogen Chloride (HCl) gas. The U.S. is a highly lucrative country of the Ultra-high-purity Anhydrous Hydrogen Chloride (HCl) gas market in North America.
  • Production capacity expansion and increasing research activities to produce Ultra-high-purity Anhydrous Hydrogen Chloride (HCl) gas with the purity level more than 99.999% are boosting the market in the region.
  • In 2017, Gas Innovations Inc. expanded its production facility for specialty gases and established eHCI Innovations Inc. in La Porte, Texas (the U.S.). The latter has developed proprietary purification technology for producing industrial-grade anhydrous Hydrogen Chloride (HCl).
  • The process of producing Ultra-high-purity Anhydrous Hydrogen Chloride (HCl) gas also involves further purification to produce electronic grades of hydrogen chloride (with the purity level more than 99.999%) for use in the semiconductor industry.

Leading Players Actively Engaging in Joint Ventures and R&D Activities

  • Key players operating in the global Ultra-high-purity Anhydrous Hydrogen Chloride (HCl) gas market include
    • Niacet Corporation
    • SUMITOMO SEIKA CHEMICALS CO., LTD
    • The Linde Group
    • Purityplus Specialty Gases
    • Gas Innovations Inc.
    • Air Liquide S.A.
    • Shandong Yanhe Chemical Co., Ltd.

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  • These companies engage in joint ventures and research and development activities to expand their capacity as well as product portfolios of ultra-high-purity anhydrous HCl gas.

Introduction:

The report analyzes and forecasts the ultra-high-purity anhydrous Hydrogen Chloride (HCl) gas market for industrial and electronic applications at global and regional levels. The market has been forecast based on volume (tons) and value (US$ Mn) from 2019 to 2027. The study includes drivers and restraints of the global market. It covers the impact of these drivers and restraints on the demand for ultra-high-purity anhydrous Hydrogen Chloride (HCl)gas for industrial and electronic applications during the forecast period. The report also highlights opportunities in the ultra-high-purity anhydrous Hydrogen Chloride (HCl) gas market for industrial and electronic applications at the global level.

Market Dynamics:

The report comprises a detailed value chain analysis, which provides a comprehensive view of the global ultra-high-purity anhydrous Hydrogen Chloride (HCl) gas market. Porter’s Five Forces model has also been included to help understand the competitive landscape of the market. The study encompasses market attractiveness analysis, wherein various end-uses of ultra-high-purity anhydrous Hydrogen Chloride (HCl) gas market have been benchmarked based on their market size, growth rate, and general attractiveness.

Market Segmentation:

The study provides a decisive view of the global ultra-high-purity anhydrous Hydrogen Chloride (HCl) gas market by segmenting it in terms of end-user. These segments have been analyzed based on present and future trends. The regional segmentation includes the current and projected demand for ultra-high-purity anhydrous Hydrogen Chloride (HCl) gas in North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Latin America, and Middle East & Africa. The report also covers the demand for ultra-high-purity anhydrous Hydrogen Chloride (HCl) gas in end-use segments across all regions.

Competitive Landscape:

The section covers detailed competitive matrix, company market share, and company profiles of the key players operating in the ultra-high-purity anhydrous Hydrogen Chloride (HCl) gas market. These players include:

  • Niacet Corporation
  • SUMITOMO SEIKA CHEMICALS CO., LTD
  • The Linde Group
  • Purityplus Specialty Gases
  • Gas Innovations Inc.
  • Air Liquide S.A.
  • Versum Materials
  • Gujarat Fluorochemicals Ltd
  • Zhejiang Britech Co., Ltd.
  • Shandong Weitai Fine Chemical Co. Ltd
  • Shandong Yanhe Chemical Co., Ltd.

These companies have been profiled in terms of attributes such as company overview, financial overview, business strategies, and recent developments. The key active players in the market are engaged in expansion, merger & acquisition, and contract in order maintain their market share in the ultra-high-purity anhydrous Hydrogen Chloride (HCl) gas. For instance, in 2017, Gas Innovations Inc. expanded its facility for specialty gases and established eHCI Innovations Inc. in La Porte, Texas, the U.S. eHCI Innovations Inc. has developed proprietary purification technology for producing industrial grade aHCL (anhydrous grade Hydrogen Chloride (HCl)). The process of producing ultra-high purity anhydrous Hydrogen Chloride (HCl) gas also involves further purification to produce electronic grades of hydrogen chloride (99.999 %+) for the semiconductor industry

Research Methodology:

In-depth interviews and discussions were conducted with several key market participants and opinion leaders to compile the research report. Primary research represents a bulk of research efforts, supplemented by extensive secondary research. Annual reports, press releases, and relevant documents of key players operating in various application areas have been reviewed for competition analysis and market understanding. Secondary research also includes recent trends, technical writing, internet sources, and statistical data from government websites, trade associations, and agencies. These have proved to be reliable, effective, and successful approaches for obtaining precise market data, capturing market participants’ insights, and recognizing business opportunities.

Global Ultra-high-purity Anhydrous Hydrogen Chloride (HCl)Gas Market, by End-user

  • Industrial
  • Electronics

Global Ultra-high-purity Anhydrous Hydrogen Chloride (HCl)Gas Market, by Region

  • North America
    • U.S.
    • Canada
  • Europe
    • Germany
    • France
    • U.K.
    • Italy
    • Finland
    • Russia & CIS
    • Rest of Europe
  • Asia Pacific
    • China
    • Japan
    • India
    • ASEAN
    • Rest of Asia Pacific
  • Latin America
    • Brazil
    • Mexico
    • Rest of Latin America
  • Middle East and Africa
    • GCC
    • South Africa
    • Rest of Middle East & Africa

Key Takeaways

  • Extensive analysis of market trends from 2018 to 2027 to identify growth opportunities and market developments
  • Identification of key factors useful to build a roadmap of growth opportunities for the ultra-high-purity anhydrous HCl gas market at the global, regional, and country levels
  • Comprehensive analysis with respect to investments and regulatory scenario that would subsequently impact the outlook and forecast for the global ultra-high-purity anhydrous HCl gas market between 2019 and 2027
  • Detailed competition landscape of key players operating in the market to help understand the competition level
  • Gross profit margin analysis, by end-user
  • Detailed pricing analysis based on regional and end-user segments
  • Porter’s Five Forces analysis that highlights the power of buyers and suppliers 
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