North America biocides
market accounted for over 40% of the global revenue in 2014.
Due to the importance of quats in Southeast Asia, nitrogen-based biocides
are the leading category on a volume basis in the region.
Water treatment is also expected to be the fastest growing application market for biocides
at an estimated CAGR of 6.
In addition to the variation in growth rate from region to region, there are also differences in the types of biocides
being demanded for use in paints and coatings around the world.
These land and mill owners adopted biocides
as early as the 1940s, Oregon State University's Michael Newton reports (guest viewpoint, Oct.
In the early 1990s, conservators scrubbed a thick layer of moss and lichens from the temple and sprayed biocides
over the structure's sandstone surfaces.
Surface modification of atmospheric plasma activated BOPP by immobilizing biobased antimicrobials," Jari Vartiainen, VTT Biotechnology, Finland; and "A new generation of biocides
for the coating and conservation industry," Andreas Schmidt and Apodtolos Georgopoulos, PoC Polymer Productions GmbH, Austria.
(published 07/2005, 331 pages) is available for $5,200 from The Freedonia Group, Inc.
Hercules' Anderson urges mills to partner with their biocide
supplier to develop an effective plan that won't break the bank.
Higher priced specialty biocides
are providing stiff competition to the commodity biocides
The global biocides
market is driven by the increased demand form the end-user industries such as oil & gas, mining, pulp & paper, among others.
A strong rebound in construction expenditures will support demand for biocides
in the wood preservation and paint and coatings markets," noted analyst Emily Park, "while growth in consumer spending and manufacturing output will support demand for biocides
used in the production of various manufactured goods.