Warehouse And Storage Fumigation Market Size, Share, Opportunities, COVID-19 Impact, And Trends By Application (Structural Fumigation, Commodity Storage Protection), By Form (Solid, Liquid, Gas), By Type (Methyl Bromide, Sulfuryl Fluoride, Phosphine, Magnesium Phosphide, Aluminium Phosphide, Others), And By Geography - Forecasts From 2023 To 2028

  • Published : Feb 2023
  • Report Code : KSI061614241
  • Pages : 145

The primary goal of fumigation in warehouses and storages is to safeguard transit products that are held temporarily as well as permanently from various pest infections. A plastic sheet that is impermeable to gas is placed over the goods, and toxic gas is then injected to kill numerous pests at all phases of development. Even if chemical fumigation is used, if it is done correctly and according to protocol, it won't harm the commodity; on the contrary, it will rid it of pests like insects or rice moths and preserve the grain's quality as a food source. As the fumigants used in the warehouse fumigation process are hazardous, it is advised to contact a professional warehouse fumigation company as there are concerns regarding the potential risks to humans who are uninformed of the right fumigant application pattern.

The market for warehouse and storage fumigation is expected to grow as a result of the rising demand for pest resistance and goods protection.

One of the key factors driving the market is the fact that the application of phosphine fumigants is a very efficient way to manage insects and pests in silos, grain bins, and warehouses. Companies are also making significant investments in a variety of innovative storage technologies and integrating cutting-edge fumigant technologies, which are anticipated to improve fumigant storage technologies over time and expand the market for warehouse fumigants. Fumigation is one of the common techniques used widely in developing nations to control insects in goods and export materials. Globally, the two most used fumigants used to preserve stored goods are phosphine and methyl bromide. However, due to the high level of toxicity connected to the use of some fumigants, their use is restricted for maintaining the quality of specific food components.

Key Developments

  • Singapore Storage & Warehouse announced in November 2022 that it will increase the usage of its unique technology to stop insect infestations including weevil infestations. The procedure is similar to that used for food packing for retail sales. Rice bags are put on a pallet and covered with customized casing to form an enclosed box using the Modified Atmosphere Packaging (MAP) box technique. Then, to maintain low oxygen levels, oxygen is evacuated from the box while an inert gas is simultaneously pumped in.
  • Researchers from South Carolina State University reported in June 2022 that they had discovered a potential substitute for treating all life phases of specific stored-product insect pests: ozone therapy. Thus, there might be a decrease in the usage of other chemicals, which would then result in a decrease in the problems with the environment and health that these chemicals cause. Methyl bromide, the most efficient fumigant once used to control stored-product insect pests, has been banned in the United States, necessitating the search for other control methods. Scientists are currently interested in ozone application due to its natural advantages in preventing insects and molds linked with grain. Insects can be killed by ozone, a poisonous gas that breaks down quickly into molecular oxygen in the presence of oxygen in the atmosphere. Ozone can therefore be utilized in food processing businesses to safely and effectively rid pest infestations.

Phosphine is anticipated to account for a sizable share of the market for warehouse and storage fumigation in terms of chemical type.

Phosphine's growing use as a methyl bromide substitute in both developed and emerging nations is primarily responsible for a sizeable portion of its utilization in the warehouse and storage fumigation business. Additionally, other elements like phosphine's high level of penetration ease of availability, less toxic nature, and greater effectiveness when compared to other fumigants are further fostering the growth of the phosphine fumigants market and bolstering its leadership in this industry.

During the projected period, North America and Asia Pacific are anticipated to experience substantial growth, with Europe predicted to follow in terms of demand for the warehouse and storage fumigation market.

North America is a significant market for warehouse fumigants. The existence of strict government regulations in the US that ensure the market penetration of high-quality fumigation products is responsible for a substantial portion of this development. A sizable portion of the nation's warehouses is additionally utilized to store agricultural goods. Due to the increasing need for warehouses due to the necessity for agriculture, warehouse fumigation is anticipated to increase throughout North America. Due to the local population's shift in lifestyle, economies like China and India are expected to see a significant demand for storage fumigation. Asia's agricultural economies are developing. Several factors, including the industry's rapid technological development and growing worries about post-harvest loss, are what drive the market in this region. A significant number of warehouses in the area employ fumigants to combat pests. In terms of demand, Europe is predicted to come after the Asia Pacific. The growth rate of various grains has increased in European nations. Fumigants are mostly used in the storage of these grains.

Warehouse And Storage Fumigation Market Scope:

Report Metric Details
 Growth Rate  CAGR during the forecast period
 Base Year  2021
 Forecast Period  2023–2028
 Forecast Unit (Value)  USD Billion
 Segments Covered  Application, Form, Type, And Geography
 Regions Covered  North America, South America, Europe, Middle East and Africa, Asia Pacific
 Companies Covered Ecolab, UPL, Solvay, Vallis Limited, Atlantic Fumigation Services, Inc., Biochem Pest Control Services., MAYFAIR PEST CONTROL SERVICES
 Customization Scope  Free report customization with purchase

Market Segmentation:

  • By Application
    • Structural Fumigation
    • Commodity Storage Protection
  • By Form
    • Solid
    • Liquid
    • Gas
  • By Type
    • Methyl Bromide
    • Sulfuryl Fluoride
    • Phosphine
    • Magnesium Phosphide
    • Aluminium Phosphide
    • Others
  • By Geography
    • North America
      • USA
      • Canada
      • Mexico
    • South America
      • Brazil
      • Argentina
      • Others
    • Europe
      • Germany
      • France
      • United Kingdom
      • Spain
      • Others
    • Middle East And Africa
      • Saudi Arabia
      • Israel
      • Other
    • Asia Pacific
      • China
      • Japan
      • India
      • South Korea
      • Indonesia
      • Others


1.1. Market Overview

1.2. Market Definition

1.3. Scope of the Study

1.4. Market Segmentation

1.5. Currency

1.6. Assumptions

1.7. Base, and Forecast Years Timeline



2.1. Research Data

2.2. Sources

2.3. Research Design



3.1. Research Highlights



4.1. Market Drivers

4.2. Market Restraints

4.3. Market Opportunities

4.4. Porter's Five Forces Analysis

4.4.1. Bargaining Power of Suppliers

4.4.2. Bargaining Powers of Buyers

4.4.3. Threat of Substitutes

4.4.4. Threat of New Entrants

4.4.5. Competitive Rivalry in Industry

4.5. Industry Value Chain Analysis



5.1. Introduction

5.2. Structural Fumigation

5.3. Commodity Storage Protection



6.1. Introduction

6.2. Solid

6.3. Liquid

6.4. Gas



7.1. Introduction

7.2. Methyl Bromide

7.3. Sulfuryl Fluoride

7.4. Phosphine

7.5. Magnesium Phosphide

7.6. Aluminium Phosphide

7.7. Others



8.1. Introduction

8.2. North America

8.2.1. USA

8.2.2. Canada

8.2.3. Mexico

8.3. South America

8.3.1. Brazil

8.3.2. Argentina

8.3.3. Others

8.4. Europe

8.4.1. Germany

8.4.2. France

8.4.3. United Kingdom

8.4.4. Spain

8.4.5. Others

8.5. Middle East And Africa

8.5.1. Saudi Arabia

8.5.2. Israel

8.5.3. Other

8.6. Asia Pacific

8.6.1. China

8.6.2. Japan

8.6.3. India

8.6.4. South Korea

8.6.5. Indonesia

8.6.6. Others



9.1. Major Players and Strategy Analysis

9.2. Emerging Players and Market Lucrativeness

9.3. Mergers, Acquisition, Agreements, and Collaborations

9.4. Vendor Competitiveness Matrix



10.1. Ecolab

10.2. UPL

10.3. Solvay

10.4.  Vallis Limited

10.5.  Atlantic Fumigation Services, Inc.

10.6.  Biochem Pest Control Services.





Vallis Limited

Atlantic Fumigation Services, Inc.

Biochem Pest Control Services.