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Research and Markets: Global Freeze Drying Equipment Market 2015-2019 – Analysis of Tray-Style, Manifold & Rotary Freeze Driers

July 1, 2015
By Business Wire News


Research and Markets ( has announced the addition of the “Global Freeze Drying Equipment Market 2015-2019” report to their offering.

The Global Freeze Drying Equipment market to grow at a CAGR of 6.39% over the period 2015-2019.

Freeze drying is a process where a product is frozen initially and the water is sublimed from the frozen product. Freeze drying, also known as lyophilisation, helps in the dehydration of the product, allowing the storage of the product for an extended duration. Freeze drying helps in preserving the spoilage of perishable food items and is used in the Food Processing Industry to a large extent. It finds applications in the Pharmaceutical, Biotechnology, and Chemical industries for storage and transportation purposes.

Freeze drying of corpses is one of the key trends being witnessed in this market. The requirements for dehydration and cold storage during the process will drive the demand for freeze drying equipment during the forecast period.

According to the report, stringent regulations are one of the major drivers for this market. The mandatory requirements imposed by regulatory bodies such as the Food and Drug Administration will encourage end-users such as the Pharmaceutical industry to adopt advanced technology freeze dryers.

Further, the report states that one of the major challenges in this market is the need for a skilled workforce. Operational settings of freeze dryers vary between products and the surrounding environment, thereby requiring trained personnel for their operation.

The market can be segmented based on the technologies:

  • Tray-style Freeze Dryer
  • Manifold Freeze Dryer
  • Rotary Freeze Dryer

Key Vendors

  • Azbil Telstar
  • GEA
  • IMA
  • Labconco
  • SP Industries
  • Thermo Fisher Scientific

Other Prominent Vendors

  • Aseptic Technologies
  • Biopharma Technology
  • Freezedry Specialties
  • HOF Enterprise Group
  • Irvine Pharmaceutical Services
  • Lyophilization Technology
  • MechaTech Systems
  • Millrock Technology
  • Optima Packaging Group
  • Tofflon Science and Technology

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