Market Profile: LL Extraction.
In recent years, LLE demand has decreased in the United States and Europe but has increased in Latin America and lesser developed regions where it provides a low cost method of liquid extraction. Demand is also down due to new competing technologies, such as new pressurized fluid extraction techniques and supercritical fluid extraction techniques.
The largest market for LLE is the agricultural/food & beverage industry, which makes up approximately 31% of the market. Independent testing labs are also a significant market. Foss Electric, the market leader, and Buchi are responsible for almost 60% of LLE sales.
Pie chart: 1998 LLE Vendor Share Foss Electric 39% Buchi 21% OI Analytical 5% C. Gerhardt 4% Wheaton Science Prods. 2% Other 29%
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|Publication:||Instrument Business Outlook|
|Date:||Oct 31, 1999|
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