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Diaphragm Valve Market

Diaphragm Valve Market Size, Share, Competitive Landscape and Trend Analysis Report by Product Type, by Material, by End-user : Global Opportunity Analysis and Industry Forecast, 2023-2032

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Author's: Amar Chinchane | Sonia Mutreja
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Diaphragm Valve Market Research, 2032

The global diaphragm valve market size was valued at $312.4 million in 2022, and is projected to reach $541 million by 2032, growing at a CAGR of 5.6% from 2023 to 2032. A diaphragm valve controls the flow of fluid within a pipeline or system. It consists of a flexible diaphragm,  made of rubber or other elastomeric materials, which is positioned within the valve body. Diaphragm valves is essential in industries where product quality, consistency, and efficiency are paramount, such as in water treatment plants, power generation facilities, and industrial manufacturing processes. such factors will drive the diaphragm valve market.

The  process industries are adopting valve replacements and upgradations for improving the production  efficiencies using automation technologies. Although this is anticipated to be slow paced and might boost the diaphragm valve market growth during the forecast period. The key driver for increase in demand for diaphragm valves includes rise in development of industrial  infrastructure. The diaphragm valves are used in industrial areas for controlling water flow system, and  control gas flow system. For instance, Metso Corporation based in the Finland has developed Neles NDX  range of diaphragm valves. The product range has different variants range such as ball valve, gate valve,  check valves, and others. The major players are launching new steel industrial valve products to sustain the  demand from food & beverage processing, water & wastewater, and other industries. This provides a flexibility for the users to choose the valve according to the operation they wish to perform with the diaphragm valves. These initiatives influence the growth of steel valves in the global diaphragm valve market.

Diaphragm Valve Market


Report Key Highlighters

The diaphragm valve market has been studied in more than 16 countries. The analysis includes a country-by-country breakdown analysis in terms of value ($million) available from 2022 to 2032.

The research combines high-quality data, professional opinion, and research, with significant independent opinion. The research methodology aims to provide a balanced view of the diaphragm valve market, and help stakeholders make educated decisions to achieve ambitious growth objectives.

The research reviewed more than 3,700 product catalogs, annual reports, industry descriptions, and other comparable resources from leading industry players to gain a better understanding of the market.

The diaphragm valve market share is marginally fragmented, with players such as Metso Corporation, Mival S.p.A, Bray International Inc, Parker-Hannifin Corporation, Arita Valves Manufacturing Co., Ltd, Velan Inc., Flowserve Corporation, SchuF GmbH, Nihon Kogyo Co., Ltd., and Samson AG. Major strategies such as contracts, partnerships, and expansion of key players are tracked and monitored.

Surge in demand for diaphragm valve with growing oil & gas industry

The oil & gas industry is the largest consumer of diaphragm valves globally, and includes the use of diaphragm valves in downstream, midstream, and upstream process applications. The energy sector in the U.S. and Canada is largely privately owned, financed, and operated. According to the report on North America Midstream Infrastructure through 2035 by ICF International Inc., total investment in oil & gas infrastructure is  projected to range between $685 billion to $895 billion by 2035. In addition, the investment is maximum for  natural gas extraction, processing, and transit, which require highly efficient valves for control of oil & gas  flow. This boosts the demand for diaphragm valves in North America, which in turn surges the import of  diaphragm valves from other countries as well; thereby, driving the diaphragm valve market growth globally.

These valves are thus more suitable for industrial and commercial applications, which require  smaller sized valves to save space. Furthermore, they have good casting properties, high machinability, and  good vibration damping. Although cast iron diaphragm valves are gaining popularity due to their price and  high-pressure capacity, factors such as corrosion and low service life constraint the growth of the market.

 Stringent environmental regulations and safety standards govern oil & gas operations worldwide, mandating the use of reliable and leak-proof fluid control solutions. Simple designof these valves make them less prone to failure, contributing to enhanced operational efficiency and productivity in oil & gas facilities. It will help in increase in demand for diaphragm valves which will in turn drive the diaphragm valve market.

Expansion of Infrastructure in End-user Industries

Countries such as Vietnam, Indonesia, and Australia. Economic development  and increase in industrial infrastructure plants in Vietnam, Indonesia, and other countries are projected to  boost growth of the diaphragm valve market. Moreover, expanding oil & gas extraction increases demand for diaphragm valves, which is expected to boost growth of the market. For instance, the  government of Australia invested around $2 billion in new oil & gas development projects in the Northwest  Shelf. Diaphragm valves play a crucial role in regulating these processes, ensuring optimal performance and quality of treated water.

Furthermore, the chemical industry is growing at a substantial rate, driven by increasing demand for chemicals in various sectors such as pharmaceuticals, agriculture, and manufacturing. Diaphragm valves are integral to chemical processing operations, providing reliable fluid control in handling corrosive chemicals, acids, and solvents. Such factors drives the growth of the diaphragm valve market.

Significant Growth of Industries in Asia-Pacific

Asia-Pacific includes majority of developing countries such as India, Vietnam, Indonesia, and others, which  exhibit lucrative opportunities for diaphragm valve market. China highly contributes to the manufacturing of  diaphragm valves with establishment of major global players such as Boteli Valve Group, XHVAL, Sanhua Valve, Zhejiang Sanhua Co., Ltd., and others. Moreover, there is rapid growth of the bio-pharmaceutical sector in  Asia, owing to large spending on life sciences, biotechnology, pharmaceuticals, and healthcare industry by the  local governments. Such growth perspectives in industrial growth aid in boosting the demand for industrial  valves, which is anticipated to drive the diaphragm valve market significantly.

The government of China has initiated efforts against water and industrial waste pollution and strict  government regulations to use diaphragm valves in industrial as well as municipal areas. Major players are  improving valve production capacity in China. For instance, Metso Corporation decided to invest in new  green-field valve technology center in China and to invest around $11.38 million by 2020. All these factors are  anticipated to boost growth of the diaphragm valve market.

The oil & gas industry is the most potential industry in the India diaphragm valve market. In addition, the  energy sector in India is adopting diaphragm valves. Moreover, the India market has witnessed huge growth in  terms of industrial automation. Furthermore, there is a rise in oil refining capacity of India. All these factors are  projected to boost growth of the diaphragm valve market.

Emerging markets in Asia-Pacific present significant growth opportunities for industrial valve manufacturers. The countries such as China, India, Vietnam, and Indonesia are investing heavily in infrastructure and industrial development, creating a strong demand for valves to support their economic growth trajectories. such factors will positively impact the diaphragm valve market in Asia-Pacific.

The food & beverage processing industry is largely saturated in the developed countries including the European Union countries, the U.S., and China. However, rise in demand for food from developing nations  such as Brazil, India, and others have boosted the agriculture industry. This has opened new growth  opportunities for the food & beverage processing industries in these countries. For instance, according to the  India Brand Equity Foundation (IBEF), the food & beverage processing industry has emerged as high-profit  and high-growth sector, owing to its immense growth potential. Similarly, based on the data published by  USDA Foreign Agriculture Service in February 2019, food processing industry of Brazil was worth about $200  billion in 2020. Food & beverage processing industry is one of the largest consumers of diaphragm valves. For  this reason, the growth of the food & beverage processing industry in developing nations propels the growth  of diaphragm valve market

The global diaphragm valve market is segmented into product type, material, end user and region. By product type, the market is categorized into weir and straightway. Depending on material, it is fragmented cast iron, steel, alloy-based, and others. By end user, it is categorized into oil & power, water & wastewater, chemical, food & beverage, and others. Region wise, the market is analyzed across North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and MEA.

Competitive Analysis

Competitive analysis and profiles of the major players in diaphragm valve market that have been provided in the report include Metso Corporation, Mival S.p.A, Bray International Inc, Parker-Hannifin Corporation, Arita Valves Manufacturing Co., Ltd, Velan Inc., Flowserve Corporation, SchuF GmbH, Nihon Kogyo Co., Ltd., and Samson AG. Major strategies such as contracts, partnerships, expansion, and other strategies of players operating in the market are tracked and monitored.

Top Impacting Factors

Key market players are anticipated to invest in R&D activities to develop innovative products catering to evolving customer requirements. Furthermore, strategic collaborations, mergers, and acquisitions are likely to shape the competitive landscape, facilitating market consolidation and expansion into new geographies. Such factors will drive the diaphragm valve market.

The outlook for the global diaphragm valve industry remains optimistic, driven by the increasing demand for efficient fluid control solutions across diverse industrial sectors.

Many Asian economies rely heavily on exports to drive economic growth. Governments have implemented policies to promote export-oriented industries, including tax incentives, export subsidies, and trade agreements. This focus on exports has led to the development of competitive industries and increased industrial output.such factors will positively impact the diaphragm valve market. The developing industrial infrastructure is anticipated to boost the demand for diaphragm valves in LAMEA.

Latin America exhibits high growth opportunities for industries such as pharmaceutical, food & beverage  processing, manufacturing, and chemicals, mainly owing to the abundance of natural resources necessary for  production, in the region. In addition, there is a significant growth of demand for processed food & beverages

in Latin America, the Middle East, and Africa owing to the developed lifestyles and increase in per capita  income of population. This has helped the countries to increase focus on food & beverages processing  industry, which can create opportunities for the growth in demand for diaphragm valves in the region.

Increase in investments and rise in flow of capital to industrial infrastructure projects is expected to cater to growth of the diaphragm valve market in Latin America. For instance, Latin America spends around $175.8  billion on industrial infrastructure construction. Moreover, stringent government regulations toward reuse of  water, increases demand for more diaphragm valves, which is projected to drive growth of the  market. All these factors are anticipated to cater to growth of the diaphragm valve market.

Countries such as Qatar, the UAE, Oman, and Saudi Arabia continue to focus on improving the non-oil sectors.  In addition, diaphragm valves are used in industries such as food & beverages, petrochemical, and chemical  fertilizers, which is expected to drive growth of the market. Increase in number of oil & gas refinery projects is  expected to cater to growth of the diaphragm valve market in the Middle East. Moreover, upcoming projects  such as FEWA (Federal Electricity & Water Authority) coal power plant and Sohar 3 power plant are expected  to boost growth of the market during the forecast period. All such factors are anticipated to  propel growth of the market.

Key Developments/Strategies in Diaphragm Valve Market

In July 2022, KSB Group has launched SISTO-16RGAMaXX diaphragm valve type series for drinking water. It is designed for a pressure of 16 bar with steel body.

In July 2023, KITZ Corporation developed PFA-lined weir type diaphragm valves. The PFA-lined valve series for piping systems requiring chemical and corrosion resistance includes a lineup of diaphragm valves.

In June 2022, FITOK Group launched FITOK DK series high temperature diaphragm valve. These diaphragm valves are applicable to completely enclosed high temperature, high purity and ultra-high purity (UHP) environments.

In June 2022, ITT Industrial Process (IP) acquired privately held Israel-based Habonim. Habonim provides valves & valve automation for the most demanding industries and is committed to supplying superior valve and actuators solutions.

In January 2022, Schlumberger Limited opened a valves production facility at King Energy Park, also known as SPARK in Saudi Arabia, through its subsidiary company, Cameron.


Key Benefits For Stakeholders

  • This study comprises analytical depiction of the global diaphragm valve market trends and future estimations to depict the imminent investment pockets.

  • The overall global diaphragm valve market analysis is determined to understand the profitable trends to gain a stronger foothold.

  • The report presents information related to key drivers, restraints, and opportunities with a detailed impact analysis.

  • The current global diaphragm valve market forecast is quantitatively analyzed from 2022 to 2032 to benchmark the financial competency.

  • Porters five forces analysis illustrates the potency of the buyers and suppliers in the diaphragm valve market.

  • The report includes the market share of key vendors and the global diaphragm valve market statistics.



Diaphragm Valve Market Report Highlights

Aspects Details
Market Size By 2032

USD 541 million

Growth Rate

CAGR of 5.6%

Forecast period

2022 - 2032

Report Pages


By Product Type
  • Straightway
  • Weir
By Material
  • Cast iron
  • Steel
  • Alloy based
  • Others
By End-user
  • Oil and Power
  • Water and wastewater
  • Chemical
  • Food and beverage
  • Others
By Region
  • North America  (U.S., Canada, Mexico)
  • Europe  (Germany, France, UK, Italy, Rest of Europe)
  • Asia-Pacific  (China, India, Japan, South Korea, Rest of Asia-Pacific)
  • Latin America  (Brazil, Argentina, Colombia, Rest of Latin America)
  • Middle East and Africa  (Saudi Arabia, UAE, South Africa, Nigeria, Rest Of Mea)
Key Market Players

Flowserve Corporation, Arita Valves Manufacturing Co., Ltd, Metso Corporation, SchuF GmbH, Samson AG, Parker-Hannifin Corporation, Velan Inc, Nihon Kogyo Co., Ltd., Mival S.p.A, Bray International Inc

Analyst Review

The global diaphragm valve industry continues to exhibit robust growth, driven by increase in applications of diaphragm valve across various end-user sectors such as pharmaceuticals, water treatment, chemical processing, and biotechnology. With increasing emphasis on process efficiency, safety, and environmental compliance, diaphragm valves have emerged as a preferred choice for fluid control applications, fostering sustained market growth. This review provides an in-depth analysis of key market dynamics, emerging trends, competitive landscape, and outlook for the global diaphragm valve industry. 

Furthermore, diaphragm valves are commonly used in water treatment processes due to their ability to handle a wide range of fluids, including corrosive and abrasive substances. With growing concerns about water scarcity and the need for efficient water treatment solutions, the demand for diaphragm valves in the water treatment industry is expected to rise. In addition, diaphragm valves play a pivotal role in pharmaceutical and biotechnology manufacturing processes, where stringent requirements for hygiene, sterility, and precise control of fluids are essential. As the pharmaceutical and biotechnology sectors continue to expand globally, driven by factors such as population growth, aging demographics, and advancements in medical technology, the demand for diaphragm valves is expected to increase accordingly. Moreover, the demand for diaphragm valves witnessed steady growth in recent years. Factors such as growing investments in industrial infrastructure, advancements in valve technologies, and stringent regulatory norms mandating the use of safe and reliable fluid control solutions have propelled the market expansion. 


Author Name(s) : Amar Chinchane | Sonia Mutreja
Frequently Asked Questions?

Rapid industrialization and growth of chemical industries trends of Diaphragm Valve Market in the world

The oil & power, water & wastewater, chemical, food & beverage is the leading end users of Diaphragm Valves

Asia-Pacific is the largest regional market for Diaphragm Valve

The global diaphragm valve market was valued at $312,434.6 thousand in 2022

Metso Corporation, Mival S.p.A, Bray International Inc, Parker-Hannifin Corporation, Arita Valves Manufacturing Co., Ltd, Velan Inc., Flowserve Corporation, SchuF GmbH, Nihon Kogyo Co., Ltd., and Samson AG.

The market is projected to reach $541,044.7 thousand by 2032

The company profile has been selected on factors such as geographical presence, market dominance (in terms of revenue and volume sales), various strategies and recent developments.

The product launch is key growth strategy of Diaphragm Valve industry players.

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Diaphragm Valve Market

Global Opportunity Analysis and Industry Forecast, 2023-2032