The use of sludge in fertilizer processing is likely to offer growth opportunities in the market during the forecast period.
The global sludge treatment chemicals market size is projected to reach nearly USD 12.0 billion by 2028. In addition, Sludge treatment chemicals market is likely to expand by more than 4% CAGR during the forecast period. Processes such as Hydro-Thermal Oxidation (HTO), a sludge cycle that converts organic sludge with low dry matter into an effectively solid mineral by injecting pure oxygen under pressure into the sludge, and PYROFLUID is a method for removing waste sludge from thermal treatment. Therefore, these processes are anticipated to favor the market growth in the coming years.
The high sludge production in hydro thermal oxidation systems used in oil and gas, food and beverage, personal care, automobile, and paper & pulp are expected to turnout the major customers for sludge treatment chemicals. Innovation & introduction of advanced techniques for waste water removal is expected to further drive the market growth for sludge treatment chemicals. BASF SE among other important players offers its waste water ultrafiltration process technology for sludge treatment.
The report outlines the various statistics of the global sludge treatment chemicals industry by assessing the market via studying the value chain. Moreover, the sludge treatment chemicals market report comprises various qualitative parts of the sludge treatment chemicals industry in market restraints, essential industry drivers, and opportunities. Furthermore, the report provides a complete assessment of the market through company profiling and the competitiveness of the local as well as global vendors.
The sludge treatment chemicals market has high competition amongst the already well-known and new market players. Also, the sludge treatment chemicals industry players are focused on new product launches to be competitive and lead among the other industry players, In addition to this, they are focused on, agreements, acquiring other companies & new establishing collaboration & partnerships, and growing their business existence.
Furthermore, the use of flocculants in the municipal sewage sludge treatment.to promote coagulant processing in the de-watering and thickening process. These chemicals are cost-effective compared with other sludge treatment systems, and are commonly used in major developed economies. Additionally, Pulp & paper is projected to contribute significantly to the growth of the market for sludge treatment chemicals. Growing number of food processing and packaging industries combined with growing demand for packaged food would lead the food & beverage sector to attract market growth.
The North American market led the overall global market in 2019 and is expected to retain its position during the forecast years 2018-2028. North America has a large share of the industrial sludge treatment chemicals industry due to the growing population coupled with various factories and the rising water & sewage treatment facilities. The region is projected to show substantial growth rate during the forecast period. Moreover, Europe is a region with various food & beverage processing related businesses, many waste water treatment schemes in this region have been initiated. For instance, SUEZ Group, operates Meistratzheim waste-water treatment plant in France where the sludge treatment is done by Degremont technology of the company.
The major players of the global sludge treatment chemicals market include BASF SE, AkzoNobel N.V., General Electric, AMCON INC., CHEM. ENGI. s.r.o., Ecolab, Accepta, Beckart Environmental, Inc., Condorchem Envitech, Ashland, Inc., and Aries Chemical, Inc. and Natural Industries. In addition, manufacturers are focused on designing multifunctional polymers that could help reduce costs and increase performance. A number of suppliers of sludge treatment chemicals engaged in corporate mergers and acquisitions to extend their consumer base internationally.
Segment Overview of Global Sludge Treatment Chemicals Market
Key Segments of the Global Sludge Treatment Chemicals Market
Type Overview, 2018-2028 (USD Billion) (Kilo Tons)
Application Overview, 2018-2028 (USD Billion) (Kilo Tons)
- Oil & gas
- Food & beverages
- Pulp & paper
- Personal care & chemicals
- Metal processing
Regional Overview, 2018-2028 (USD Billion) (Kilo Tons)
• North America
o Rest of Europe
• Asia Pacific
o Rest of Asia-Pacific
• Middle East and Africa
o South Africa
o Rest of Middle East and Africa
• South America
o Rest of South America