Membrane Bioreactors: Global Markets

Mar 2011| MST047C| BCC Publishing
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Report Highlights

Valued at an estimated $337 million in 2010, the global MBR market is rising at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 13.2% and is expected to reach $627 million by 2015. The MBR market is growing faster than both the larger market for wastewater treatment equipment and the market for other membrane systems treating wastewater.


The study is divided into chapters dealing with the membrane component of MBRs, the biological component, system configurations, typical MBR performance, cost analyses, system applications, companies active in the market, market share, and industry structure.  Quantitative evaluations are given for the major market segments, historically and for a 5-year horizon.  The global scope of the MBR market is identified within four major geographical regions with information on regional economics, water needs, MBR experience, and proposed projects.

The MBR market in this study is centered on biological/membrane wastewater treatment for the municipal, industrial, and environmental sectors.  The evaluated market does not include catalytic membrane reactors or enzymatic membrane reactors.


During the past 14 years, Susan Hanft has authored more than 30 market research reports for BCC Research in the fields of membrane technology, water and wastewater treatment, and separations used in food and beverage manufacture, medicine, and biotechnology.  

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Full Report: Membrane Bioreactors: Global Markets 222 $2,750 Free
Chapter- 1: INTRODUCTION4Free
Chapter- 2: EXECUTIVE SUMMARY3$250Free
Chapter- 3: OVERVIEW25$310Free
Chapter- 5: PATENT SURVEY5$62Free
Chapter- 8: INDUSTRY STRUCTURE66$818Free
Chapter- 9: APPENDIX I11$136Free
Published - Jun-2008| Analyst - Susan Hanft| Code - MST047B

Report Highlights

  • The global market for membrane bioreactor technology is expected to increase from $216.6 million in 2005 to an estimated $296 million by the end of 2008. It should reach $488 million in 2013, a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 10.5%
  • Most MBRs use aerobic microbial processes, which are expected to be worth $291 million in 2008 and $483 million in 2013, a CAGR of 10.7%
  • Municipal and domestic wastewater treatment generated $96.6 million in 2005. This should increase to $142 million in 2008 and $249 million in 2013, for a CAGR of 11.9%.
Published - Jan-2006| Analyst - Susan Hanft| Code - MST047A

Report Highlights

  • Valued at an estimated $216.6 million in 2005, the global MBR market is rising at an average annual growth rate (AAGR) of 10.9% and is expected to approach $363 million in 2010.
  • This segment is growing faster than the larger market for advanced wastewater treatment equipment and more rapidly than the markets for other types of membrane systems.
  • Anticipated stricter environmental regulations in the U.S. and overseas are driving sales of MBRs to industry and municipalities, and prompting maritime users to consider MBR technology.
  • During the forecast period, sewage treatment will continue to be the primary use for MBR systems.

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