The global ion exchange resins market is anticipated to register a CAGR of more than 4% from 2018 to 2026, according to a new report by Transparency Market Research (TMR) titled "Ion Exchange Resins Market: Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends, and Forecast, 2018–2026". Ion exchange resins are chemically inert in nature, cross-linked, and insoluble in water. These resins are polymers usually employed as ion exchange mediums. Ion exchange resins are of seven types: adsorbent resin, chelating resin, weak acid cation resin, strong acid cation resin, weak base anion resin, strong base anion resin, and mixed bed resin. Major applications of ion exchange resins include industrial and municipal water treatment, pharmaceuticals, and water softening.