PVDF Membrane Market Size, Competitive Landscape and Market Forecast - 2029

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> Global PVDF Membrane Market Expected to reach a high CAGR By 2029: DataM Intelligence

Global PVDF Membrane Market is segmented by Type(Hydrophilic PVDF Membrane and Hydrophobic PVDF Membrane), By Technology(Ultrafiltration, Microfiltration, Nanofiltration, and Others), By Application (General Filtration, Sample Preparation, Bloating, Bead-based Assays, and Others), By End-User(Biopharmaceutical, Industrial, Food & Beverage and Others) and By Region (North America, Latin America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Middle East, and Africa) – Share, Size, Outlook, and Opportunity Analysis, 2022-2029

 

Market Overview

The Global "PVDF Membrane Market" is predicted to reach at a high CAGR during the forecast period (2022-2029).

Polyvinylidene fluoride, otherwise called polyvinylidene difluoride (PVDF), is an uncommon plastic material with a fluoropolymer family. It is a thermoplastic and non-responsive fluoropolymer shaped by the polymerization of vinylidene difluoride. PVDF is a fine powder grade; polyvinylidene fluoride is a component utilized in top-line paints for metals. These PVDF layer paints have amazingly great sparkle and shading maintenance. PVDF is likewise broadly utilized in films, sheets, layers, and coatings in different end-client enterprises.

PVDF film is principally utilized in applications that require strength, high opposition, and virtue to solvents, bases, acids, and warmth. Layers of PVDF are broadly utilized to immobilize proteins inferable from their similarity to amino acids. The PVDF membrane market is categorized into hydrophilic and hydrophobic based on type. The hydrophilic PVDF membrane is the most broadly utilized PVDF layer attributable to its different actual properties, like high porosity, synthetic and scraped spot opposition, molecule maintenance, comfort in taking care of, high filtration proficiency, and high stream rates. Besides, Hydrophobic PVDF membranes exhibit extraordinarily high resistance under chemically harsh conditions such as strongly acidic or bleaching agents, solvents and UV-irradiation.

Polyvinylidene fluoride (PVDF) membranes have been extensively applied in the industrial process due to their outstanding properties, such as high thermal stability, good chemical resistance, and membrane forming properties. PVDF membrane is widely used to treat municipal and industrial wastewater treatment.

Source: DataM Intelligence Analysis (2021)

Market Dynamics

Stringent regulations pertaining to emission and treatment of municipal and industrial wastes

Strict administrative and sustainability orders have expanded the interest in water cleaning and wastewater treatment. Different discharge control acts have been upheld in many nations throughout the planet to control the degree of contamination to guarantee that arranged squanders present lower ecological dangers. For instance, In Canada, more than 150 billion liters of untreated wastewater are delivered into streams each year, one of the country's significant well-being, ecological, and financial issues.

Moreover, the EU Drinking Water Directive (DWD) has additionally proposed a few water sanitizations commands and guidelines to keep up with the virtue and portability of drinking water.

These guidelines guarantee that top-notch principles are kept up with for drinking water and wastewater treatment, thus building the PVDF membrane's demand for water and wastewater treatment ventures. For instance, in April 2021, Koch Separation Solutions (KSS) announced expanding its tubular membrane product line with the launch of INDU-COR HD (High Density). It is an enhanced technology designed to treat various industrial waste streams more effectively.

Moreover, in August 2019, Toray Industries introduced a new membrane module that applies advanced PVDF membrane chemistry and the thermally induced phase separation (TIPS) spinning method to control the pore size carefully and evenly distribute the number of pores on the membrane surface. The result is a hollow fiber membrane with fine separation of viruses, bacteria, suspended solids, low fouling, and high permeability.

The high production cost of PVDF membrane

The significant crude material utilized for the assembling of PVDF film is PVDF. PVDF films with sufficient attributes are not accessible at a sensible expense, as the membrane business is capital-escalated in nature. PVDF film is all the more expensive contrasted with PTFE and other nitrocellulose layers. The expense of creating and supporting these layers is a lot higher, accordingly bringing about more financially savvy options. Greater expense limits the development of the PVDF layer, particularly in the developing business sectors.

The capital and working expenses of PVDF film filtration frameworks are high. Working expenses incorporate force utilization and substance use for both activity and layer cleaning. Besides, the current players are more predominant on the lookout, making it harder for new contestants to build up a significant expense fabricating unit and market their item. Along these lines, the PVDF layer's high capital and creation cost build the expense of PVDF film, which goes about as a significant restriction for the development of the global PVDF layer market.

COVID-19 Impact Analysis

Due to the pandemic, stakeholders across the industry have seen a notable impact as all the production work, factories and other activities were closed. As a result, production was hindered by halts and supply chain disruption globally. Furthermore, after the pandemic, the governments still impose various restrictions, such as working with half the workforce and fewer operating hours hindering the production cycle of the market. As a result, the losses are incorporated with less demand from the industry.

However, the market is expected to recover after the pandemic, with sectors aiming to complete the existing projects with higher production rates to recover from the incorporated losses.

Segment Analysis

Based on type, the PVDF membrane market is categorized into hydrophilic and hydrophobic.

The hydrophilic PVDF membrane is the most broadly utilized PVDF layer attributable to its different actual properties, like high porosity, synthetic and scraped spot opposition, molecule maintenance, comfort in taking care of, high filtration proficiency, and high stream rates. Because of these properties, hydrophilic PVDF discovers broad filtration applications, including openness to watery arrangements and gasses. It is widely utilized in gas and watery arrangement filtration applications in food and drink, substance and petrochemical, biopharmaceutical, handling, and different enterprises.

Companies are more into innovating and developing hydrophilic PVDF membranes, meeting the need of customers. For instance, MS®NanoPure PES cartridge filters are designed for DI water and applications where weak acids or bases are used. A layer of pleated hydrophilic Polyethersulfone membrane provided a high flow rate particle retention.

Moreover, a technique called the vapor induced phase separation (VIPS) technique is introduced to develop a hydrophilic polyvinylidene fluoride (PVDF) membrane with polyethylene glycol (PEG) as an additive for produced water treatment. Results show that the VIPS method hinders additive leaching during the cast film immersion because of its slow non- solvent intake. The results also reveal that the exposure of the film to the open air before immersion greatly influences the structure of the developed membranes

Besides, Hydrophobic PVDF membranes exhibit extraordinarily high resistance under chemically harsh conditions such as strongly acidic or bleaching agents, solvents and UV-irradiation. They are utilized in Application areas such as Membrane distillation, Pervaporation, Electrolysis, Treatment of corrosive solutions, Well-suited for protein blotting assays and Degassing of aqueous solutions

Source: DataM Intelligence Analysis (2021)

Geographical Analysis

Based on the geography, the PVDF membrane market is segmented into North America, Europe, South America, Asia-Pacific, and Middle East & Africa.

The Asia-Pacific region is to dominate the market for PVDF membranes during the forecast period. Increasing chemical and pharmaceutical industries and growing awareness among people and industries to treat wastewater in countries like China, India, and Japan, increased the demand for PVDF membranes in the region.

The largest producers of PVDF membrane are located in the Asia-Pacific region, such as HYUNDAI MICRO CO. LTD, Co better Filtration Equipment Co. Ltd, GVS SpA, CITIC Envirotech Ltd, and Synder Filtration Inc.

According to the National Bureau of Statistics of China, the Chinese pharmaceutical and medicine manufacturing industry was valued at about USD 399.65 billion in 2019. Moreover, the pharmaceutical and medicine export value was amounted to about USD 32.36 billion in 2019. Besides, according to the India Brand Equity Foundation (IBEF), the Indian pharmaceutical market turnover was valued at USD 20.03 billion in 2019, with a growth rate of 9.8% yearly compared to the previous year.

Polyvinylidene fluoride (PVDF) membranes have been extensively applied in the industrial process due to their outstanding properties, such as high thermal stability, good chemical resistance, and membrane forming properties. PVDF membrane is widely used to treat municipal and industrial wastewater treatment.

As per the National Bureau Statistics of China, the investment in industrial wastewater treatment in China was valued at about USD 1.07 billion in 2019, with a growth rate of about 9% compared to the previous year, which, in turn, enhanced the demand for the market studied. Therefore, the factors above are expected to impact the PVDF membrane market in the coming years significantly.

Source: DataM Intelligence Analysis (2021)

Competitive Landscape

The PVDF membrane market is moderately competitive with the presence of local as well as global companies.  Some of the key players which are contributing to the growth of the market include Arkema, Merck Millipore, Koch Separation Solutions, Cytiva, CITIC Envirotech, Pall, Bio-Rad Laboratories, Thermo Fisher Scientific, Membrane Solutions, and Toray Industries among others. The major players are adopting several growth strategies such as product launches, acquisitions, and collaborations, which are contributing to the growth of the PVDF membrane market globally.

Koch Separation Solutions

Overview: Koch Separation Solutions is a waste management company that uses, develops and leverages synergistic technology such as membrane filtration, ion exchange, processing equipment and more. The company offers comprehensive solutions for the most challenging applications in food and beverage, life science, and general industrial markets.

Product Portfolio: Koch Separation Solutions offers a portfolio of innovative liquid-solid separation technologies for a wide range of applications including product recovery, concentration, purification, and wastewater treatment.

Key Developments:

  • In April 2021, Koch Separation Solutions announced expanding its tubular membrane product line with the launch of INDU-COR HD (High Density). It is an enhanced technology designed to treat various industrial waste streams more effectively. INDU-COR HD provides a higher packing density of up to 300%, making crossflow filtration more economical while taking up less space.

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