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Water Softeners: Global Markets

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Water Softeners: Global Markets
Published: October 12, 2018 Content info: 129 Pages
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Report Highlights:

The global market for water softeners should grow from $6.3 billion in 2018 to reach $8.7 billion by 2023 at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 6.7% for the period of 2018-2023.

Saltless water softeners as a segment of water softeners should grow from $3.7 billion in 2018 to reach $5.2 billion by 2023 at a CAGR of 6.6% for the period of 2018-2023.

Salt based water softeners as a segment of water softeners should grow from $2.5 billion in 2018 to reach $3.5 billion by 2023 at a CAGR of 6.8% for the period of 2018-2023.

Report Scope:

This report provides an overview and description of the global market scenario for water softeners. It also includes an analysis of global market trends based on market data from 2017. Using 2017 as the base year, the report provides estimated market data, including compound annual growth rate (CAGR) projections, for the forecast period 2018 through 2023.

The report discusses technological, regulatory and economic trends that are affecting the water softener market. It also explains the major drivers, restraints and regional dynamics of the global water softener market, as well as current trends within the industry. The market is further segmented and forecasted for major countries such as the U.S., Canada, Germany, France, China, the U.K. and India. The report focuses exclusively on point of entry water softeners.

The different types of water softeners considered in the report include salt-based water softeners, salt-free water softeners, and magnetic water softeners. The report also includes discussions of end-use sectors including the industrial, residential and commercial sectors.

The conclusion of the report focuses on the competitive landscape. The report discusses the key strategies adopted by manufacturers and provides detailed profiles of the major manufacturers in the global water softener market. Estimated values used are based on manufacturers' total revenues. Projected and forecasted revenue values are in constant US dollars, unadjusted for inflation

Report Includes:

  • 28 data tables and 36 additional tables
  • Detailed overview of the global market for water softeners
  • Country specific data and analysis for United States, Canada, France, Germany, U.K., China, India, Japan, Middle East and Africa
  • Characterization and quantification of market potential for water softeners by type, application area, end use industry and geographical region
  • Impact analysis of major drivers and restraints, and regional dynamics of the global water softeners market and current trends within the industry
  • Discussion of technological, regulatory, and economic trends that are affecting the water softeners market
  • Detailed profiles of the major players in the industry, including 3M Co., Best Water Technology (BWT), Evoqua Water Technologies LLC, GE Appliances and Whirlpool Corp.
Table of Contents
Product Code: MST068A

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Introduction

  • Definition
  • Study Goals and Objectives
  • Scope of Report
  • Intended Audience
  • Methodology and Information Sources
  • Geographic Breakdown
  • Analyst's Credentials
  • BCC Custom Research
  • Related BCC Research Reports

Chapter 2: Summary and Highlights

Chapter 3: Market Overview

  • Introduction
  • History of Water Treatment and Water Softeners
  • Foreseeable Future Developments
  • Government Regulations
    • U.S. Regulations
    • E.U. Regulations
    • Chinese Regulations
    • Indian Regulations
  • Water Softening Process
    • What Is Hard Water?
    • Sources of Water Hardness
    • Problems Caused by Hard Water
    • Water Softening Techniques
  • Types of Water Softeners
    • Salt-Based Water Softeners (Ion Exchange)
    • Salt-Free Water Softeners (Catalytic Media)
    • Reverse Osmosis (Ultrafine Filtration Under Pressure)
    • Magnetic Water Softeners (Using Magnets)
  • Factors Driving the Growth of the Water Softeners Market
    • Growing Prevalence of Hard Water Around the World
    • Demographics and Economic Growth
    • Water Use and Water Pollution
    • Growth in Developing Countries
    • Technological Improvements
    • Regulations and Legislation
    • Untreated Wastewater
  • Factors Restraining the Growth of the Water Softeners Market
    • General Dislike of Chemical Treatment Technologies
    • Salt-based Water Softeners are a Threat to the Environment
    • Alternate Filtration Technologies Substituting Chemical-Based Water Softening Technologies
  • Opportunities in the Water Softeners Market
    • Depletion of Freshwater Resources
    • Scarcity of Clean Water in Developing and Underdeveloped Countries

Chapter 4: Market Breakdown by Technology

  • Overview
  • Water Softener Systems
    • Whole-House Water Softeners
    • Non-electric Water Softeners
    • Metered Water Softeners
    • Time Clock Water Softeners
  • Types of Water Softeners Based on Water Softening Technique
    • Market Size Estimation and Forecast
  • Salt-based Water Softeners
    • Introduction
    • Market Size Estimation and Forecast
    • Salt-based Water Softeners by Resin Type
    • Market Size Estimation and Forecast
  • Salt-Free Water Softeners
    • Introduction
    • Market Size Estimation and Forecast
  • Magnetic Water Softeners
    • Introduction
    • Market Size Estimation and Forecast
  • Other Water Softeners
    • Introduction
    • Market Size Estimation and Forecast

Chapter 5: Market Breakdown by End Use

  • Overview
    • Market Size Estimation and Forecast
  • Residential
    • Introduction
    • Market Size Estimation and Forecast
  • Commercial
    • Introduction
    • Market Size Estimation and Forecast
  • Industrial
    • Introduction
    • Market Size Estimation and Forecast

Chapter 6: Market Breakdown by Region

  • Overview
  • Asia-Pacific
    • Asia-Pacific Water Softeners Market by Country
    • Asia-Pacific Water Softeners Market by Type
    • Asia-Pacific Water Softeners Market by End Use
  • North America
    • North American Water Softeners Market by Country
    • North American Water Softeners Market by Type
    • North American Water Softeners Market by End Use
  • Europe
    • European Water Softeners Market by Country
    • European Water Softeners Market by Type
    • European Water Softeners Market by End Use
  • Rest of the World
    • Rest of the World Water Softeners Market by Country
    • Rest of the World Water Softeners Market by Type
    • Rest of the World Water Softeners Market by End Use

Chapter 7: Patent Analysis

Chapter 8: Competitive Landscape

  • Business Strategies and Marketing Activities
  • Industry Structure
  • Market Share Analysis
  • Major Water Softener Manufacturers

Chapter 9: Company Profiles

  • 3M CO.
    • Business Overview
    • Products
    • Business Performance
  • ACE WATER TREATMENT CO. LTD.
  • A.O. SMITH WATER TECHNOLOGIES
    • Business Overview
    • Products
    • Business Performance
  • ADVANCED WATER SOFTENERS LTD.
  • AQUASANA, INC.
  • BEST WATER TECHNOLOGY (BWT)
    • Products and Services
    • Financials
    • Regional Segmentation
  • CANATURE HEALTH TECHNOLOGY GROUP CO.
  • CHUNGHO NAIS CO. LTD.
    • Products and Services
  • COWAY CO. LTD.
  • CULLIGAN INTERNATIONAL CO.
  • ECOWATER SYSTEMS LLC
  • EVOQUA WATER TECHNOLOGIES LLC
  • FONTUS WATER PVT. LTD.
  • FOUNTAIN SOFTENERS
  • GE APPLIANCES
    • Business Overview
    • Products
    • Business Performance
  • GRUNBECK WASSERAUFBEREITUNG
    • Business Overview
    • Products
  • HAGUE QUALITY WATER INTERNATIONAL
  • HANS SASSERATH GMBH & CO. KG
    • Business Overview
    • Products
  • HARVEY WATER SOFTENERS LTD.
  • ION EXCHANGE (INDIA) LTD.
  • KINETICO, INC.
    • Products and Services
  • KENMORE
  • KENNET WATER LTD.
  • LENNTECH BV
  • MARLO, INC.
    • Products and Services
  • MECO, INC.
    • Products and Services
  • MONARCH WATER LTD.
  • ORGANO CORP.
  • PARKER BOILER CO.
  • PELICAN WATER SYSTEMS
    • Products and Services
  • PENTAIR, INC.
  • SCALEMASTER LTD.
  • SUEZ
    • Business Overview
    • Products and Services
    • Financials
    • Business Segmentation
    • Regional Segmentation
    • Recent Developments
  • VEOLIA WATER
  • WATERBOSS, INC.
  • WHIRLPOOL CORP.
    • Business Overview
    • Products
    • Business Performance

Chapter 10: Appendix: List of Abbreviations

List of Tables

  • Summary Table: Global Market for Water Softeners, by Technology, Through 2023
    • Table 1: Water Hardness Level Classification
    • Table 2: Annual Spending on Wastewater Treatment in Select Countries, 2017
    • Table 3: Global Market for Water Softeners, by Type, Through 2023
    • Table 4: Global Market for Salt-based Water Softeners, by Region, Through 2023
    • Table 5: Global Market for Salt-based Water Softeners, by Resin Type, Through 2023
    • Table 6: Global Market for Salt-Free Water Softeners, by Region, Through 2023
    • Table 7: Global Market for Magnetic Water Softeners, by Region, Through 2023
    • Table 8: Global Market for Other Types of Water Softeners, by Region, Through 2023
    • Table 9: Global Market for Water Softeners, by End Use, Through 2023
    • Table 10: Global Market for Water Softeners in Residential End Use, by Region, Through 2023
    • Table 11: Global Market for Water Softeners in Commercial End Use, by Region, Through 2023
    • Table 12: Global Market for Water Softeners in Industrial End Use, by Region, Through 2023
    • Table 13: Global Market for Water Softeners in Industrial End Use, by Type, Through 2023
    • Table 14: Global Market for Water Softeners, by Region, Through 2023
    • Table 15: Asia-Pacific Market for Water Softeners, by Country, Through 2023
    • Table 16: Asia-Pacific Market for Water Softeners, by Type, Through 2023
    • Table 17: Asia-Pacific Market for Water Softeners, by End Use, Through 2023
    • Table 18: Water Hardness Levels in Major Canadian Cities
    • Table 19: North American Market for Water Softeners, by Country, Through 2023
    • Table 20: North American Market for Water Softeners, by Type, Through 2023
    • Table 21: North American Market for Water Softeners, by End Use, Through 2023
    • Table 22: European Market for Water Softeners, by Country, Through 2023
    • Table 23: European Market for Water Softeners, by Type, Through 2023
    • Table 24: European Market for Water Softeners, by End Use, Through 2023
    • Table 25: Rest of the World Market for Water Softeners, by Country/Region, Through 2023
    • Table 26: Rest of the World Market for Water Softeners, by Type, Through 2023
    • Table 27: Rest of the World Market for Water Softeners, by End Use, Through 2023
    • Table 28: System Employing Ion Exchange Resin Regenerated, by Acid
    • Table 29: Electrochemical Water Softening System
    • Table 30: Acid Regeneration of Ion Exchange Resins for Industrial Applications
    • Table 31: Synergistic Interaction of Weak Cation Exchange Resin and Magnesium Oxide
    • Table 32: System for Automatic Water Discharge Management
    • Table 33: Elevated Well for Brine Tank in Water Softener
    • Table 34: Low Salt Alert System
    • Table 35: Recovery of Regenerant Electrolyte
    • Table 36: Water Softening Compositions, and Related Systems and Methods
    • Table 37: Integrated Acid Regeneration of Ion Exchange Resins for Industrial Applications
    • Table 38: Adjustable Water Softener with Closed-Pressure Aeration
    • Table 39: System and Method for Delivery of Salt
    • Table 40: Water Softening Device
    • Table 41: Water Softener Using Nanofiltration to Reclaim a Portion of the Regenerating Solution
    • Table 42: Antimicrobial Water Softener Salt and Solutions
    • Table 43: Apparatus for Salt Free Water Softening
    • Table 44: Softening Apparatus
    • Table 45: Cleaning Compositions Containing Water Soluble Magnesium Compounds and Methods of Using Them
    • Table 46: Fluid Additive Control Valve
    • Table 47: Geographic Presence and Products of Major Water Softener Manufacturers
    • Table 48: 3M Co.: Products
    • Table 49: 3M Co.: Financials, 2015-2017
    • Table 50: A.O. Smith Water Technologies: Products
    • Table 51: A.O. Smith Water Technologies: Company Financials, 2015-2017
    • Table 52: Best Water Technology: Products and Services
    • Table 53: Best Water Technology: Company Financials, 2015 and 2016
    • Table 54: Chungho Nais Co. Ltd.: Products and Services
    • Table 55: GE Appliances: Products
    • Table 56: GE Appliances: Company Financials, 2015-2017
    • Table 57: Grunbeck Wasseraufbereitung: Products
    • Table 58: Hans Sasserath GmbH & Co. KG: Products
    • Table 59: Kinetico, Inc.: Products and Services
    • Table 60: Marlo, Inc.: Products and Services
    • Table 61: MECO, Inc.: Products and Services
    • Table 62: Pelican Water Systems: Products and Services
    • Table 63: SUEZ: Products and Services
    • Table 64: SUEZ: Financials, 2016 and 2017
    • Table 65: SUEZ: Recent Developments, 2018
    • Table 66: Whirlpool Corp.: Products
    • Table 67: Whirlpool Corp.: Company Financials, 2015-2017
    • Table 68: List of Abbreviations

List of Figures

  • Summary Figure: Global Market for Water Softeners, by Technology, 2017-2023
    • Figure 1: Water Softening Process
    • Figure 2: Global Market Share for Water Softeners, by Type, 2017
    • Figure 3: Water Softening and Recharge Process in a Salt-based Water Softeners
    • Figure 4: Global Market for Salt-based Water Softeners, by Region, 2017-2023
    • Figure 5: Global Market for Salt-based Water Softeners, by Resin Type, 2017-2023
    • Figure 6: Water Softening in a Salt-Free Water Softeners (Template-Assisted Crystallization)
    • Figure 7: Global Market for Salt-Free Water Softeners, by Region, 2017-2023
    • Figure 8: Water Softening in a Magnetic Water Softeners
    • Figure 9: Global Market for Magnetic Water Softeners, by Region, 2017-2023
    • Figure 10: Global Market for Other Types of Water Softeners, by Region, 2017-2023
    • Figure 11: Global Market Share for Water Softeners, by End Use, 2017
    • Figure 12: Residential Water Softening System
    • Figure 13: Global Market for Water Softeners in Residential End Use, by Region, 2017-2023
    • Figure 14: Global Market for Water Softeners in Commercial End Use, by Region, 2017-2023
    • Figure 15: Global Market for Water Softeners in Industrial End Use, by Region, 2017-2023
    • Figure 16: Global Market for Water Softeners in Industrial End Use, by Type, 2017-2023
    • Figure 17: Global Market Share for Water Softener, by Region, 2017
    • Figure 18: Asia-Pacific Market for Water Softeners, by Country, 2017-2023
    • Figure 19: Asia-Pacific Market Share for Water Softeners, by Country, 2017
    • Figure 20: Asia-Pacific Market for Water Softeners, by Type, 2017-2023
    • Figure 21: Asia-Pacific Market Share for Water Softeners, by Type, 2017
    • Figure 22: Asia-Pacific Market Share for Water Softeners, by End Use, 2017-2023
    • Figure 23: Asia-Pacific Market Share for Water Softeners, by End-Use, 2017
    • Figure 24: U.S. Water Hardness Map
    • Figure 25: North American Market for Water Softeners, by Country, 2017-2023
    • Figure 26: North American Market Share for Water Softeners, by Country, 2017
    • Figure 27: North American Market for Water Softeners, by Type, 2017-2023
    • Figure 28: North American Market Share for Water Softeners, by Type, 2017
    • Figure 29: North American Market for Water Softeners, by End Use, 2017-2023
    • Figure 30: North American Market Share for Water Softeners, by End Use, 2017
    • Figure 31: European Market for Water Softeners, by Country, 2017-2023
    • Figure 32: European Market Share for Water Softeners, by Country, 2017
    • Figure 33: European Market for Water Softeners, by Type, 2017-2023
    • Figure 34: European Market Share for Water Softeners, by Type, 2017
    • Figure 35: European Market for Water Softeners, by End Use, 2017-2023
    • Figure 36: European Market Share for Water Softeners, by End Use, 2017
    • Figure 37: Rest of the World Market for Water Softeners, by Country/Region, 2017-2023
    • Figure 38: Rest of the World Market Share for Water Softeners, by Country, 2017
    • Figure 39: Rest of the World Market for Water Softeners, by Type, 2017-2023
    • Figure 40: Rest of the World Market Share for Water Softeners, by Type, 2017
    • Figure 41: Rest of the World Market for Water Softeners, by End Use, 2017-2023
    • Figure 42: Rest of the World Market Share for Water Softeners, by End Use, 2017
    • Figure 43: 3M Co.: Revenue, by Business Segment, 2017
    • Figure 44: 3M Co.: Revenue, by Region, 2017
    • Figure 45: A.O. Smith Water Technologies: Revenue, by Business Segment, 2016
    • Figure 46: Best Water Technology: Revenue, by Region, 2017
    • Figure 47: GE Appliances: Revenue, by Business Segment, 2017
    • Figure 48: GE Appliances: Revenue, by Region, 2017
    • Figure 49: SUEZ: Revenue, by Business Segment, 2017
    • Figure 50: SUEZ: Revenue, by Region, 2017
    • Figure 51: Whirlpool Corp.: Revenue, by Business Segment, 2017
    • Figure 52: Whirlpool Corp.: Revenue, by Region, 2017
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