Global Activated Alumina Market, By Physical Appearance (Powdered Form, Beaded Form), Application (Catalyst, Desiccant, Fluoride Adsorbent, Bio Ceramics, Vacuum Systems Filtering Substance, Medical Applications, Drying Agent, Vacuum Systems), End-Use (Water Treatment, Oil and Gas, Plastics, Healthcare, Others) – Industry Trends and Forecast to 2029
Market Analysis and Size
Activated alumina is gaining immense popularity owing to its resistance to thermal shocks and abrasion, and does not swell, disintegrate or shrink upon immersion in water. The material can sustain extreme conditions, such as alkaline environments or high temperature due to its extensive applications across various industries.
Global Activated Alumina Market was valued at USD 154.68 million in 2021 and is expected to reach USD 242.84 million by 2029, registering a CAGR of 5.80% during the forecast period of 2022-2029. Oil and Gas accounts for the largest material type segment in the respective market owing to its ability to be used as an adsorbent. In addition to the market insights such as market value, growth rate, market segments, geographical coverage, market players, and market scenario, the market report curated by the Data Bridge Market Research team also includes in-depth expert analysis, import/export analysis, pricing analysis, production consumption analysis, and climate chain scenario.
Activated alumina is defined as the dry and granular form of aluminum oxide that is highly porous. This material bonds with liquids and gases, and does not alter its chemical or physical form. It is formed by dihydroxylation of aluminum hydroxide. Activated alumina is generally utilized as a desiccant in water treatment processes.
Report Scope and Market Segmentation
2022 to 2029
2020 (Customizable to 2014 - 2019)
Revenue in USD Million, Volumes in Units, Pricing in USD
Physical Appearance (Powdered Form, Beaded Form), Application (Catalyst, Desiccant, Fluoride Adsorbent, Bio Ceramics, Vacuum Systems Filtering Substance, Medical Applications, Drying Agent, Vacuum Systems), End-Use (Water Treatment, Oil and Gas, Plastics, Healthcare, Others)
U.S., Canada and Mexico in North America, Germany, France, U.K., Netherlands, Switzerland, Belgium, Russia, Italy, Spain, Turkey, Rest of Europe in Europe, China, Japan, India, South Korea, Singapore, Malaysia, Australia, Thailand, Indonesia, Philippines, Rest of Asia-Pacific (APAC) in the Asia-Pacific (APAC), Saudi Arabia, U.A.E, South Africa, Egypt, Israel, Rest of Middle East and Africa (MEA) as a part of Middle East and Africa (MEA), Brazil, Argentina and Rest of South America as part of South America.
Market Players Covered
BASF SE (Germany), Honeywell International Inc. (US), Sumitomo Chemical Co., Ltd. (Japan), Porocel (US), Axens (France), AGC Chemicals Pvt. Ltd. (India), Sorbead India (India), Shandong Zhongxing New Material Technology Co.,Ltd (China), Luoyang Xinghua Chemical Co.,Ltd (China), Hengye Inc. (US), J.M. HUBER CORPORATION (US), Garg Chemical Company (India), Merck KGaA (Germany), and Baltimore Innovations Ltd (UK), among others
Activated Alumina Market Dynamics
This section deals with understanding the market drivers, advantages, opportunities, restraints and challenges. All of this is discussed in detail as below:
- Increase in Water Treatment
The increase in demand for water treatment solutions across the globe acts as one of the major factors driving the growth of activated alumina market. The material is widely deployed for the development of reverse osmosis (RO) membrane technology that is further used in the purification of drinking water.
- Adoption for Purifying Lithium
The rise in the product adoption for purifying lithium that is utilized in ceramics, batteries, air treatment, glass and lubricating greases accelerate the market growth. Also, the expansion of the healthcare industry has a positive impact on the market growth.
- Increase in Demand for Alumina Bio-Ceramics
The surge in demand for activated alumina bio-ceramics to be used as an alternative to metal alloys in the manufacturing of dental and surgical implants further influence the market. These type of ceramics exhibit anti-corrosion properties, and low friction and high durability.
Additionally, the surge in investments, expansion of manufacturing industries, usage in consumer goods packaging and rapid industrialization positively affect the activated alumina market.
Furthermore, rise in product utilization in refinery projects extend profitable opportunities to the market players 2022 to 2029. Also, extensive research and development activities will further expand the market.
Restraints/Challenges faced by the Activated Alumina Market
On the other hand, available substitutes such as activated carbon and zeolites exhibiting comparable performance characteristics is expected to obstruct the market growth. Also, decline in absorption capacity is projected to challenge the activated alumina market in 2022-2029.
This activated alumina market report provides details of new recent developments, trade regulations, import-export analysis, production analysis, value chain optimization, market share, impact of domestic and localized market players, analyses opportunities in terms of emerging revenue pockets, changes in market regulations, strategic market growth analysis, market size, category market growths, application niches and dominance, product approvals, product launches, geographic expansions, technological innovations in the market. To gain more info on the activated alumina market contact Data Bridge Market Research for an Analyst Brief, our team will help you take an informed market decision to achieve market growth.
COVID-19 had a minimal Impact on Activated Alumina Market
COVID-19 had a negative impact on various industries including activated alumina market. Both public and government sectors suffered greatly due to the facing financial crises during the outbreak of COVID-19. Businesses were shut down in numerous countries because of the social distancing guidelines and the imposition of lockdown. The activated alumina industry faced huge problems due to the shortage of laborers declining the low production. A decline in the demand for activated alumina was witnessed owing to the limited production and shut down of industries, such as oil and gas, and chemicals. However, the activated alumina market is expected to witness growth in demand after the post-covid-19 situation.
- NDL Industries unveiled XH11 desiccant and activated alumina as well as charcoal in January’2022. These assist in protecting refrigeration systems, and is available as liquid line, suction line, biflow, shells and replaceable cores with press-fit ends, sweat and flare.
Global Activated Alumina Market Scope
The activated alumina market is segmented on the basis of physical appearance, end-use and application. The growth amongst these segments will help you analyze meagre growth segments in the industries and provide the users with a valuable market overview and market insights to help them make strategic decisions for identifying core market applications.
- Powdered Form
- Beaded Form
- Fluoride Adsorbent
- Bio Ceramics
- Vacuum Systems Filtering Substance
- Medical Applications
- Drying Agent
- Vacuum Systems
- Water Treatment
- Oil and Gas
Activated Alumina Market Regional Analysis/Insights
The activated alumina market is analyzed and market size insights and trends are provided by country, physical appearance, end-use and application as referenced above.
The countries covered in the activated alumina market report are U.S., Canada and Mexico in North America, Germany, France, U.K., Netherlands, Switzerland, Belgium, Russia, Italy, Spain, Turkey, Rest of Europe in Europe, China, Japan, India, South Korea, Singapore, Malaysia, Australia, Thailand, Indonesia, Philippines, Rest of Asia-Pacific (APAC) in the Asia-Pacific (APAC), Saudi Arabia, U.A.E, South Africa, Egypt, Israel, Rest of Middle East and Africa (MEA) as a part of Middle East and Africa (MEA), Brazil, Argentina and Rest of South America as part of South America.
Asia-Pacific (APAC) dominates the activated alumina market because of the number of refining capacities along with rising demand of the fresh water supply within the region.
North America is expected to witness a steady rate during the forecast period of 2022 to 2029 due to the increasing production and refinery expansion in the region.
The country section of the report also provides individual market impacting factors and changes in regulation in the market domestically that impacts the current and future trends of the market. Data points like down-stream and upstream value chain analysis, technical trends and porter's five forces analysis, case studies are some of the pointers used to forecast the market scenario for individual countries. Also, the presence and availability of global brands and their challenges faced due to large or scarce competition from local and domestic brands, impact of domestic tariffs and trade routes are considered while providing forecast analysis of the country data.
Competitive Landscape and Activated Alumina Market Share Analysis
The activated alumina market competitive landscape provides details by competitor. Details included are company overview, company financials, revenue generated, market potential, investment in research and development, new market initiatives, global presence, production sites and facilities, production capacities, company strengths and weaknesses, product launch, product width and breadth, application dominance. The above data points provided are only related to the companies' focus related to activated alumina market.
Some of the major players operating in the activated alumina market are
- BASF SE (Germany)
- Honeywell International Inc. (US)
- Sumitomo Chemical Co., Ltd. (Japan)
- Porocel (US)
- Axens (France)
- AGC Chemicals Pvt. Ltd. (India)
- Sorbead India (India)
- Shandong Zhongxing New Material Technology Co.,Ltd (China)
- Luoyang Xinghua Chemical Co.,Ltd (China)
- Hengye Inc. (US)
- J.M. HUBER CORPORATION (US)
- Garg Chemical Company (India)
- Merck KGaA (Germany)
- Baltimore Innovations Ltd (UK)
Research Methodology: Global Activated Alumina Market
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