The global market for sludge treatment technology is expected to be worth US$5.8 billion in 2013, increasing from US$4.6 billion in 2008 at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 4.6%.
According to the report, Sludge Treatment: The Global Market from BCC Research, odour control will generate an estimated US$1.2 billion in 2008 which is expected to grow at a CAGR of 4.5% to reach US$1.5 billion in 2013.
The North American odour control segment is worth an estimated US$750 million in 2008 which will reach US$968.2 million in 2013, with a CAGR of 5.2%. The North American sludge treatment segment generated an estimated US $600 million in 2008. This should increase to US$733.8 million in 2013, for a CAGR of 4.1%.