The Zero Liquid Discharge Market is expected to reach $11.7 billion by 2030 from an estimated $6.4 billion in 2023, at a CAGR of 8.8% during the forecast period (2023–2030). The growth of the zero liquid discharge market is driven by the need to meet wastewater treatment regulations, a lack of available water and wastewater disposal options, and the scarcity of freshwater sources. However, high installation, maintenance, operating costs, and intensive energy consumption restrain the growth of this market. The recovery of valuable resources and growing demand for energy-efficient and advanced water treatment solutions are expected to create market growth opportunities. However, upgrading and repairing aging water infrastructure is a major challenge for the zero liquid discharge market.
This study broadly segments the zero liquid discharge market by process, application, and geography. The study also evaluates industry competitors and analyses the country and regional-level markets.
Here are the top 10 companies operating in the Zero Liquid Discharge Market
GEA Group Aktiengesellschaft
Founded in 1881 and headquartered in Düsseldorf, Germany, GEA Group Aktiengesellschaft develops and manufactures process technologies and components. It specializes in machinery, plants, process technology, and components for the food, beverage, and pharmaceutical sectors. The company operates through five reportable segments: Separation & Flow Technologies, Liquid & Power Technologies, Food & Healthcare Technologies, Farm Technologies, and Heating & Refrigeration Technologies. In 2020, the company filed 53 patents and released 35 new products.
The company has a geographical presence across Asia-Pacific, DACH & Eastern Europe, North America, Western Europe, the Middle East & Africa, North & Central Europe, and Latin America.
Founded in 1981 and headquartered in Baar, Switzerland, AQUARION AG is a leading provider of advanced wastewater treatment and water purification systems, solutions, and technologies for the oil & gas, energy, and other sectors. As an enhanced EPC solution provider, AQUARION addresses some of the most critical water and wastewater challenges faced by industries. The company’s comprehensive solutions include produced water treatment, seawater for injection, process and potable water treatment, cooling water systems, boiler feed water treatment, spent caustic treatment, and refinery wastewater treatment.
AQUARION provides high-quality engineering solutions through its operations spanning Germany, Switzerland, Italy, the U.S., the U.K., Norway, and Libya.
Evoqua Water Technologies LLC
Established in 2013 and headquartered in Pennsylvania, U.S., Evoqua Water Technologies LLC is a leading provider of essential water and wastewater treatment solutions. With a strong focus on industrial, municipal, and recreational customers, Evoqua offers an extensive portfolio of products, services, and expertise. The company has over 200,000 water and wastewater technology installations worldwide and operates in over 150 locations across nine countries.
Aquatech International LLC
Established in 1981 and headquartered in Pennsylvania, U.S., Aquatech International LLC specializes in water purification technology catering to industrial and infrastructure markets. The company focuses on key areas such as desalination, water recycling and reuse, and zero liquid discharge (ZLD) solutions. Aquatech offers an extensive portfolio of water management services dedicated to supporting plant personnel and end-user organizations. The company’s services include spare parts supply, build-own-operate (BOO) and maintenance contracts, technical audits, leased water treatment systems, technical training, and remote monitoring.
Aquatech has a strong geographical presence through its subsidiaries in Europe, the Middle East, India, and China. With an expansive network and robust operations worldwide, the company has successfully executed over 1,000 water management projects across more than 60 countries.
Founded in 1992 and headquartered in Barcelona, Spain, Condorchem Envitech is a prominent environmental engineering firm specializing in manufacturing and providing water, effluent, and air emissions treatment solutions for various industrial sectors. The company offers comprehensive environmental project solutions encompassing various services, including analysis, planning, design, construction, installation, maintenance, and supplying plants and capital goods for waste treatment.
With its strong distribution channels and subsidiaries, the company has a geographical presence across Asia-Pacific, Europe, North America, the Middle East & Africa, and Latin America.
Meticulous Research in its latest publication on Zero Liquid Discharge Market has predicted the growth of 8.8%% during the forecast year 2023-2030.
Veolia Environnement SA
Founded in 1853 and headquartered in Paris, France, Veolia Environnement SA is engaged in providing several environmental services worldwide. The company offers solutions for water, waste, and energy management. The water business integrates drinking water and wastewater activities, such as water distribution and collection, water and wastewater treatment and supply, industrial process water, wastewater sludge management, recycling and reuse solutions, and the construction of water treatment plants. The company also manufactures water treatment equipment and technologies. The waste business collects, sorts, processes, disposes, and recycles household, commercial, and industrial wastes.
The company has a geographical presence in Europe, North America, Latin America, Asia, Africa-Middle East, Australia, and New Zealand.
Saltworks Technologies Inc.
Founded in 2008 and headquartered in British Columbia, Canada, Saltworks Technologies Inc. designs and builds innovative solutions that treat industrial water and refine lithium for several industries. The company mainly focuses on recycling and reusing wastewater, removing contaminants, achieving minimal and zero liquid discharge, and increasing lithium yield and purity. Furthermore, Saltworks Technologies actively engages in pilot testing to fine-tune its products, ensuring optimal fit and maximizing cost savings for its customers.
SafBon Water Service (Holding) Inc.
Founded in 1986 and headquartered in Shanghai, China, SafBon Water Service (Holding) Inc., Shanghai (SWSHS) is a planning, design, construction, and service provider and an investor in the environment and energy fields. The company’s business covers four main sectors: industrial wastewater treatment, municipal water treatment, solid waste treatment, gas regulator station, and distributed energy. SafBon provides a full range of services, from technology research and development to system engineering, integration, installation, and commissioning. Its product delivery models include EPC, BT, BOT, and PPP.
Founded in 1965 and headquartered in Kadima, Israel, IDE Technologies is a global leader in the water industry, renowned for its cutting-edge thermal and membrane desalination plants. The company specializes in providing cost-effective desalination solutions, ranging from small-scale to large-scale projects. IDE has successfully implemented numerous membrane and thermal desalination plants, including some of the largest installations worldwide, spanning countries such as China, India, the U.S., Australia, and Israel. Furthermore, IDE is actively engaged in developing a diverse portfolio of environmentally friendly water treatment solutions for municipalities and industries.
With nearly 50 years of leadership in the water industry, IDE leverages its proprietary technologies and skills that enable the creation of tailored, end-to-end solutions for its customers.
Incorporated in 1966 and headquartered in Pune, India, Thermax Limited is a leading provider of engineering solutions in the energy and environmental sectors. The company operates through three business segments: Energy, Environment, and Chemical. Thermax has a global presence with a diverse range of divisions, offering solutions such as heating and cooling equipment, turnkey power plants, waste heat recovery units, systems for water and wastewater management, air pollution control, performance-improving chemicals, and solar systems for heating, cooling, and power generation. These solutions cater to various industries, including automobiles, cement, chemicals and fertilizers, commercial/construction, dairy, and distillery. In the energy sector, Thermax provides packaged boilers and heaters for process applications, as well as large boilers and fired heaters for steam and power generation.
For the environmental sector, the company offers air pollution control systems for both particulate and gaseous emissions. Additionally, Thermax provides water and waste solutions, focusing on industrial and commercial establishments by treating and recycling water, cleaning sewage, and treating effluents. The company operates through 29 international offices and 14 manufacturing facilities globally. The company has a geographical presence in more than 88 countries across the Americas, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and the Middle East & Africa.
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