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Ion Exchange Resin Market is Segmented By Type, Application, End-User & Region – Global Industry Analysis on Size, Share, Growth, Trends, Forecast, Opportunities, Landscape | 2021 – 2026

Pulished: April, 2021
ID: 9482
Pages: 140

Ion Exchange Resins Market Size, Trends & Forecast (2021 - 2026)

The global Ion Exchange Resins Market size is estimated to rise from USD 3.4 billion in 2021 to USD 5.85 billion by 2026, thriving at a CAGR of over 7.3% over the foreseen period.

Ion Exchange Resin Market Trends

Ion exchange resins are considered light and permeable solids, which are often created in the form of granules, beads, or sheets. When immersed in a solution, the resin sucks up the solution and swells. Ion exchange resins are a kind of polymers and insoluble matrices that have the ability to exchange particular ions in the polymer with those available in the solution. This exchange of ions is taken place without any substitution made to the material. Some of the natural things, like cellulose, soil particles, proteins, and living cells, show the features of ion exchange. Ion exchange resins take place in the form of small, white, or yellowish microbeads. These polymers are highly employed for so many procedures like decontamination, separation, and purification.


Ion Exchange Resin Market Size


Recent Developments 

  • Lanxess starts up the latest industry for ion exchange resins in India. Specialty chemicals group LANXESS has initiated Asia’s highly advanced industry for ion exchange resins in India.

  • The latest industry was built over a time period of two years in the new chemical park in Jhagadia in the Indian state of Gujarat. 

 Drivers in the Ion Exchange Resins Market  

The global ion exchange resins industry is estimated to rise at an average pace due to the strict rules related to safe drinking water across the world. The worldwide industry is estimated to showcase high expansion over the foreseen period. The expansion in the industry is propelled by an escalating call for nuclear power generation. The increasing environmental apprehensions over power generation through traditional means have guided the government jurisdiction to focus on the untraditional mode of power generation. Well-known strategies affected by mature market players in the worldwide ion exchange resins industry are an expansion of current capacities, the advancement of product through research, and enhancement of geological routes, hence assisting to fuel the industry by improving urbanization and industrialization. Gradual urbanization is providing a significant requirement for treating large quantities of sewage water since water with high quality is compulsory in order to fulfill the light to heavy industries’ requirements for several industrial processes.

The global ion exchange resins market is majorly affected by the increasing call majorly for nuclear energy employment for the purpose of electricity generation in rising economies. Increasing population and fast urbanization across the world are leading to have more food and water resources that are safe for consumption. This, in turn, is driving the call for ion exchange resin as they are broadly employed in Industrial water treatment so as to take out dissolved ionic impurities from water.

In addition, the escalating requirement for innovations in the worldwide ion exchange resins industry is capable of serving applications in a good way. Continuous optimization of the portfolio is another significant factor so as to remain competitive in the worldwide ion exchange resins industry. There has been a fast escalation in the use of ion-exchange resins for water treatment due to the availability of different contaminants like pollutants, factory impurities, and pathogenic microorganisms in the drinking water. This is also among the major aspects fuelling the development of the global ion exchange resins industry. In addition to that, different measures are being taken into consideration to control the air pollution on account of escalating industrialization that has contributed towards the propelled call for ion exchange resins across the world. This has highly impacted the expansion of the industry. The increasing call for nuclear power generation is probable to fuel the worldwide ion exchange resins industry. In addition to that, increasing consciousness toward water softening and purification in industrial applications is estimated to fuel the call for ion exchange resins.

Challenges in the Ion Exchange Resins Market

On the other side, the worldwide industry is highly impacted by the high price of ion exchange resins. Fluctuating costs of raw materials and increasing reverse osmosis membrane competition especially in the demineralization employment are other major factors restraining the worldwide ion exchange resins industry. Nevertheless, technological developments and constant R&D in the field of ion exchange resins are estimated to decrease the price-related problems and make the ion exchange resins more feasible in the future.




Market Size Available

2020 – 2025

Base Year


Forecast Period

2021 - 2026



Segments Covered

By Application, Type, End-user & Region

Various Analyses Covered

Global, Regional & Country Level Analysis, Segment-Level Analysis, DROC, PESTLE Analysis, Porter’s Five Forces Analysis, Competitive Landscape, Analyst Overview on Investment Opportunities

Regions Covered

North America, Europe, APAC, Latin America, Middle East & Africa

Market Leaders Profiled

DuPont de Nemours, Inc., (US), Lanxess (Germany), Purolite Corporation (US), Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation (Japan), Thermax Limited (India), Ion Exchange (India) Ltd. (India), Novasep Holding (France), Samyang Corporation (South Korea), ResinTech Inc., (US), Sunresin New Materials Co., Ltd (China), and Bio-Rad Laboratories, Inc. (US)..

Ion Exchange Resin Market

Market Segmentation for the Ion Exchange Resins Market as per the research report until 2026.


Ion Exchange Resin Market Report

Ion Exchange Resins Market - By Type

  • Cationic Resins

  • Anionic Resins

The cationic resins are likely to register the highest growth rate in the coming years due to their increasing end-user applications.

Ion Exchange Resins Market - By Application

  • Water

  • Non-Water

The wide range of usage of these resins in water applications has resulted in the dominating portion of this segment in the international marketplace.

Ion Exchange Resins Market - By End User

  • Power

  • Chemical & petrochemical

  • Pharmaceutical

  • Food & beverage

  • Electrical & electronics

  • Metal & mining

These resins are employed to restore the magnesium and calcium ions in hard water with sodium ions and to take out poisonous and heavy metal ions. The power industry accounted for the highest share of the industry and is increasing at a rapid pace in the growing economies.

Ion Exchange Resins Market – By Region

  • North America

  • Latin America

  • Europe

  • Asia Pacific

  • Middle East & Africa

Ion Exchange Resin Market Regional Analysis

The Asia Pacific (APAC) ion exchange resins market industry is envisioned to account for the most noteworthy share and showcase the highest growth rate over the foreseen period. The continual rise in ion exchange resin making for usage and exports drives their call in the area. Moreover, the escalating population and increasing end-use businesses have led to innovation and advancement, making APAC a significant industrial hub, worldwide. Escalated innovation along with industry consolidations are estimated to result in too the high expansion of the industry in the region. Growing nations like China, Malaysia, India, and Saudi Arabia, offer tremendous expansion prospects for the ion exchange resins business, attributing to the surging need for clean water in these localities.

Increasing usage of ion exchange resins, particularly in some of the African nations, is determined to accelerate this industry boom over the calculated period.  MEA, Eastern Europe, and Latin America are likely to rise at robust CAGR and can be called growing regions in this industry over the calculated period. The rest of the Middle East and African countries like Turkey, Israel, and North African countries are deemed to drive expansion in the consumption of ion exchange resins in the locale throughout the foreseen period. 

Major players working in the worldwide ion exchange resins industry are

1) DuPont de Nemours, Inc., (US)

2) Lanxess (Germany)

3) Purolite Corporation (US)

4) Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation (Japan)

5) Thermax Limited (India)

6) Ion Exchange (India) Ltd. (India)

7) Novasep Holding (France)

8) Samyang Corporation (South Korea)

9) ResinTech Inc., (US)

10) Sunresin New Materials Co., Ltd (China)

11) Bio-Rad Laboratories, Inc. (US)

1. Introduction                                

               1.1 Market Definition                    

               1.2 Scope of the report                 

               1.3 Study Assumptions                  

               1.4 Base Currency, Base Year and Forecast Periods                           

2. Research Methodology                                          

               2.1 Analysis Design                         

               2.2 Research Phases                      

                              2.2.1 Secondary Research            

                              2.2.2 Primary Research  

                              2.2.3 Data Modelling      

                              2.2.4 Expert Validation   

               2.3 Study Timeline                          

3. Report Overview                                       

               3.1 Executive Summary                 

               3.2 Key Inferencees                       

4. Market Dynamics                                      

               4.1 Impact Analysis                        

                              4.1.1 Drivers      

                              4.1.2 Restaints  

                              4.1.3 Opportunities         

               4.2 Regulatory Environment                       

               4.3 Technology Timeline & Recent Trends                             

5. Competitor Benchmarking Analysis                                    

               5.1 Key Player Benchmarking                      

                              5.1.1 Market share analysis         

                              5.1.2 Products/Service   

                              5.1.3 Regional Presence

               5.2 Mergers & Acquistion Landscape                       

               5.3 Joint Ventures & Collaborations                         

6. Market Segmentation                              

               6.1 Ion Exchange Resin Market, By Type                

                              6.1.1 Anionic Resins        

                              6.1.2 Cationic Resins      

                              6.1.3 Market Size Estimations & Forecasts (2019-2024)     

                              6.1.4 Y-o-Y Growth Rate Analysis              

                              6.1.5 Market Attractiveness Index             

                              6.1.6 Market Size Estimations & Forecasts (2019-2024)     

                              6.1.7 Y-o-Y Growth Rate Analysis              

                              6.1.8 Market Attractiveness Index             

               6.2 Ion Exchange Resin Market, By Application                    

                              6.2.1 Water       

                              6.2.2 Non-Water             

                              6.2.3 Market Size Estimations & Forecasts (2019-2024)     

                              6.2.4 Y-o-Y Growth Rate Analysis              

                              6.2.5 Market Attractiveness Index             

                              6.2.6 Market Size Estimations & Forecasts (2019-2024)     

                              6.2.7 Y-o-Y Growth Rate Analysis              

                              6.2.8 Market Attractiveness Index             

               6.3 Ion Exchange Resin Market, By End-User                       

                              6.3.1 Power       

                              6.3.2 Chemical & Petrochemical 

                              6.3.3 Pharmaceutical      

                              6.3.4 Food & Beverage  

                              6.3.5 Electrical & Electronics       

                              6.3.6 Metal & Mining      

                              6.3.7 Market Size Estimations & Forecasts (2019-2024)     

                              6.3.8 Y-o-Y Growth Rate Analysis              

                              6.3.9 Market Attractiveness Index             

                              6.3.10 Market Size Estimations & Forecasts (2019-2024)   

                              6.3.11 Y-o-Y Growth Rate Analysis            

                              6.3.12 Market Attractiveness Index          

7. Geographical Landscape                                        

               7.1 Global Identity Governance and Administration Market, by Region                       

               7.2 North America - Market Analysis (2018 - 2024)                            

                              7.2.1 By Country              



                              7.2.2 By Type     

                              7.2.3 By Application        

                              7.2.4 By End-User            

               7.3 Europe                        

                              7.3.1 By Country              






                                    Rest of Europe

                              7.3.2 By Type     

                              7.3.3 By Application        

                              7.3.4 By End-User            

               7.4 Asia Pacific                 

                              7.4.1 By Country              




                                    South Korea

                                    South East Asia

                                    Australia & NZ

                                    Rest of Asia-Pacific

                              7.4.2 By Type     

                              7.4.3 By Application        

                              7.4.4 By End-User            

               7.5 Latin America                           

                              7.5.1 By Country              




                                    Rest of Latin America

                              7.5.2 By Type     

                              7.5.3 By Application        

                              7.5.4 By End-User            

               7.6 Middle East and Africa                           

                              7.6.1 By Country              

                                    Middle East


                              7.6.2 By Type     

                              7.6.3 By Application        

                              7.6.4 By End-User            

8. Key Player Analysis                                   

               8.1 DuPont de Nemours, Inc                       

                              8.1.1 Business Description            

                              8.1.2 Products/Service   

                              8.1.3 Financials 

                              8.1.4 SWOT Analysis       

                              8.1.5 Recent Developments         

                              8.1.6 Analyst Overview  

               8.2 Lanxess                       

               8.3 Purolite Corporation               

               8.4 Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation                       

               8.5 Thermax Limited                      

               8.6 Ion Exchange (India) Ltd                        

               8.7 Novasep Holding                     

               8.8 Samyang Corporation                            

               8.9 ResinTech Inc.,                         

               8.10 Sunresin New Materials Co., Ltd                      

9. Market Outlook & Investment Opportunities                                  


               List of Tables                    

               List of Figures                   

  • Global, regional and country-level analysis and forecasts of the study market; providing Insights on the major countries/regions in which this industry is blooming and to also identify the regions that are still untapped

  • The segment-level analysis in terms of By Type, By Application, By End-use and along with market size forecasts and estimations to detect key areas of industry growth in detail

  • Identification of key drivers, restraints, opportunities, and challenges (DROC) in the market and their impact on shifting market dynamics

  • Study of the effect of exogenous and endogenous factors that affect the global market; which includes broadly demographics, economics, and political, among other macro-environmental factors presented in an extensive PESTLE Analysis

  • Study the microenvironment factors that determine the overall profitability of an Industry, using Porter’s five forces analysis for analyzing the level of competition and business strategy development

  • A comprehensive list of key market players along with with their product portfolio, current strategic interests, key financial information, legal issues, SWOT analysis and analyst overview to study and sustain the market environment

  • Competitive landscape analysis listing out the mergers, acquisitions, collaborations in the field along with new product launches, comparative financial studies and recent developments in the market by the major companies

  • An executive summary, abridging the entire report in such a way that decision-making personnel can rapidly become acquainted with background information, concise analysis, and main conclusions

  • Expertly devised analyst overview along with Investment opportunities to provide both individuals and organizations a strong financial foothold in the market

  1. Global Ion Exchange Resin Market By Region, From 2021-2026( USD Billion )

  2. Global Ion Exchange Resin Market By Type, From 2021-2026( USD Billion )

  3. Global Anionic Resins Market By Region, From 2021-2026( USD Billion )

  4. Global Cationic Resins Market By Region, From 2021-2026( USD Billion )

  5. Global Ion Exchange Resin Market By Application, From 2021-2026( USD Billion )

  6. Global Water Market By Region, From 2021-2026( USD Billion )

  7. Global Non-Water Market By Region, From 2021-2026( USD Billion )

  8. Global Ion Exchange Resin Market By End-User, From 2021-2026( USD Billion )

  9. Global Power Market By Region, From 2021-2026( USD Billion )

  10. Global Chemical & Petrochemical Market By Region, From 2021-2026( USD Billion )

  11. Global Pharmaceutical Market By Region, From 2021-2026( USD Billion )

  12. Global Food & Beverage Market By Region, From 2021-2026( USD Billion )

  13. Global Electrical & Electronics Market By Region, From 2021-2026( USD Billion )

  14. Global Metal & Mining Market By Region, From 2021-2026( USD Billion )

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