The global cooling tower market size is projected to reach USD 2.6 billion by 2026 growing at a CAGR of 4.5% from 2021 to 2026. The increasing demand for cooling tower in developing countries, rise in HVACR deployments are driving the market for cooling tower.
The increase in demand for cooling tower and the growing industrial development in the emerging economies, such as APAC and South America, are driving the market. The key players in this market are EVAPCO (US), Baltimore Aircoil Company Inc. (US), SPX Corporation (US), Artech Cooling Towers Pvt. Ltd. (India), Babcock & Wilcox Enterprises (US), Brentwood Industries (US), Johnson Controls Inc. (Ireland), Paharpur Cooling Tower Ltd. (India), Enexio (Germany), and Hamon & CIE International (Belgium). These players have adopted various strategies such as investment & expansion, merger & acquisition, partnership & agreement, and new product launch in order to strengthen their market position. For instance, in July 2021, Baltimore Aircoil Company Inc. acquired Eurocoil Spa (Italy), a prominent European commercial and refrigeration manufacturer. This acquisition has further strengthened its position in the global cooling market.
Baltimore Aircoil Company Inc. operates as a subsidiary of Amsted Industries Incorporated (US). The company develops and manufactures evaporative cooling towers, thermal storage, and heat transfer equipment. It offers a wide range of cooling towers, such as closed-circuit cooling towers and evaporative cooling towers. The company’s cooling towers are used in various applications such as district cooling plants, heating, ventilation, air conditioning, refrigeration, light/industrial manufacturing, and chemical & petroleum processing.
Hamon & CIE International SA (Belgium) is one of the leaders in cooling towers and operates through its five major business segments: cooling systems, heat exchangers, air quality systems, HRSG-WHB, and chimneys. The company offers various custom-designed dry and wet cooling towers through its cooling system business segment. Furthermore, the company exclusively offers dry cooling systems through its subsidiary Research Cottrell Dry Cooling (US) under the cooling system business segment. Hamon & Cie International SA (Belgium) serves end-use industries, such as electric power plants, oil & gas, and petrochemical industries, followed by other heavy industries, such as steel, cement, minerals, glass, and waste incineration. The cooling systems offered by the company have major applications in nuclear power plants.