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Air Purification Equipment - Global Strategic Business Report

  • Published: October 2011
  • Region: Global
  • 479 Pages
  • Global Industry Analysts, Inc

This report analyzes the North American market for Air Purification Equipment in US$ Million & Thousand Units by the following Types - Product by Technology (Stand-Alone Air Purification Equipment (Media Combinations, Electrostatic Precipitation (ESP), Plasma, & Others) and Induct Air Purification Equipment (Media Combinations, Ultra Violet, Electrostatic Precipitation (ESP), Photo Catalytic Oxidation (PCO), & Others)); and Product By Contaminant Removal Feature (Air Purifiers With Odor Removal Features (Stand-Alone, & Induct); and Air Purifiers Without Odor Removal Features (Stand-Alone, & Induct)). The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, and Canada. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period of 2009 through 2017. A six-year historic analysis is also provided for this market. The report profiles 175 companies including many key and niche players such as AeroMed Inc., AllerAir Industries, Aprilaire, Blueair, Inc., Continental Fan Manufacturing Inc. Hamilton Beach Brands, Inc., Honeywell International, Inc., Hunter Fan Company, IQAir North America Incorporated, Jarden Corporation, Lennox International, Inc., Oreck Corporation, READ MORE >

AIR PURIFICATION EQUIPMENT

A NORTH AMERICAN MARKET REPORT

CONTENTS

1. INTRODUCTION, METHODOLOGY & PRODUCT DEFINITIONS 1
Study Reliability and Reporting Limitations 1
Disclaimers 2
Data Interpretation & Reporting Level 3
Quantitative Techniques & Analytics 3
Product Definitions and Scope of Study 3
Stand-Alone Air Purification Equipment 4
Plasma-Based Stand-Alone Air Purification Equipment 4
Electrostatic Precipitation Based Stand-Alone Air
Purification Equipment 4
Media Combination Based Stand-Alone Air Purification Equipment 4
Other Stand-Alone Air Purification Equipment 5
Induct Air Purification Equipment 5
Photo Catalytic Oxidation Based Induct Air Purification
Equipment 5
Electrostatic Precipitation Based Induct Air Purification
Equipment 5
Ultra Violet Induct Air Purification Equipment 5
Media Combinations Based Induct Air Purification Equipment 5
‘Other’ Induct Air Purification Equipment 5

2. INDUSTRY OVERVIEW 6
The North American Market: A Quick Primer 6
A Peek Into Market Dynamics 6
Market Structure 6
Recession and Beyond 7
Air Purifier: No More a Symbol of Luxury 7
Indoor Air Quality: A Prime Concern 7
Causes of Indoor Air Pollution 8
Sick Building Syndrome 9
Consumer Awareness On the Rise 9
Regulatory Environment 9
Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) 9
American Society for Heating, Refrigeration and Air
Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE) 10
Laws for IAQ Improvement in Schools 10
Criteria for Improved IAQ 11
Types of Contaminants Present in Indoor Air and their
Acceptable Levels 11
Energy Star Indoor Air Package: A Boon to Builders 12
Key Market Trends 12
Product Innovation: Indispensable to Success in the Marketplace 12
Innovations During the Late 1990s: A Trip Down the Timeline 13
Eliminating Odors and Smoke: Remain Key to Product Success 13
Regulatory Standards Spruce Up Sales of Air Purification
Equipment 14
Industry Majors Focus on Dispersing Knowledge 15
Combination Technologies Offer Scope for Product Differentiation 15
Research Studies Pave the Way for Progress 16
The New Mantra for Product Success 16
Growth Drivers In a Capsule 16
Market Fundamentals 16
Rising Incidences of Allergies Nudge Growth Down the Road 17
Increasing Consumer Awareness 17
Products With Multiple Benefits Spur Growth 17
Induct Units Enter the Trading Range 18
Intensifying Competition Triggers Innovation 18
Commercial Applications: An Attractive End-Use Market to Mine 18
Growth Restraints & Challenges 19
Challenges Galore 19
Pricing Pressures Turn on the Heat 19
Continued Price Sensitivity Thwart Sales 19
Low Operating Margins: A Hurdle for New Technology Developments 20
Lack of Awareness Among HVAC Contractors Restrain Growth of
Induct Units 20
Untested & Unsupported Products Whittle Down Consumer
Confidence 20
Lack of Universal Regulations: A Major Pitfall 21
Anti-Smoking Laws to Stalemate New Equipment Sales 21
Notes From Across the Globe 21
Thailand 21
Korea 21
Malaysia 22
High Reliance on Imports 22
Taiwan 22
Air Purification: A Niche Market 22
Japan 23
Major Players Capitalize on the Boom 23
Fujita’s New EAP Technology Brings Down Pollution Levels 24

3. PRODUCT OVERVIEW 25
Air Purification Equipment: A Definition 25
Factors Influencing Purchase Decisions 25
Air Purification Technologies 25
Filter-based Purification Technology 26
Photocatalytic Oxidation Technology 26
Ultra Low Penetration Air Filters 27
Ionizer Purifiers 27
a) Liquid Ionizer Purifiers 27
b) Air Ionizer Purifiers 27
Plasma Air Purifiers 27
Ozone Generators 28
Hydroxyl Radicals 28
Activated Carbon 28
Table 1: Technologies and their Efficiencies in Removing Air
Borne Contaminants (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 28
Types of Air Purifiers 28
Stand-Alone Purification Equipment 29
Media Combination Based Stand-Alone Air Purification Equipment 29
Electrostatic Precipitation Based Stand-Alone Air
Purification Equipment 29
Plasma-Based Stand-Alone Air Purification Equipment 29
Other Stand-Alone Air Purification Equipment 30
End-Use 30
Table 2: North American Stand-Alone Air Purification
Equipment Market (2010): Percentage Breakdown of Revenues by
End-Use Segment (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 30
Induct Air Purification Equipment 30
Types of Induct Air Purification Equipment 30
Media Combinations Based Induct Air Purification Equipment 31
Ultra Violet Induct Air Purification Equipment 31
Electrostatic Precipitation Based Induct Air Purification
Equipment 31
Photo Catalytic Oxidation Based Induct Air Purification
Equipment 31
‘Other Induct Air Purification Equipment 32
Air Purification Solutions Adding to Indoor Pollution! 32
Testing of Ozone-Generating Ionic Air Purifiers Becomes
Mandatory 32
Why Stand-Alone Units and Why Not Induct Units? 33
Residential Sector: The Ultimate Winner in the End-Use Race 33

4. REGIONAL MARKET OVERVIEW 34

4a. THE UNITED STATES 34
A.Market Analysis 34
Outlook 34
A Market Primer 34
Anti Smoking Law: A Peek Into Its Implications 34
Sharper Image Corporation: A Peek Into Its Downfall 35
B.Market Analytics 36
Product by Technology 36
Table 3: US Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Air
Purification Equipment by Product Type - Stand-alone Air
Purification Equipment (Media Combinations, ESP, Plasma,
and Others) and Induct Air Purification Equipment (Media
Combination, UV, ESP, Photocatalytic Oxidation, and Others)
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
Million for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) 36

Table 4: US Historic Review for Air Purification Equipment
by Product Type - Stand- alone Air Purification Equipment
(Media Combinations, ESP, Plasma, and Others) and Induct
Air Purification Equipment (Media Combination, UV, ESP,
Photocatalytic Oxidation, and Others) Independently
Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years
2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 37

Table 5: US 15-Year Perspective for Air Purification
Equipment by Product Type -Percentage Breakdown of Dollar
Sales for Stand-alone Air Purification Equipment (Media
Combinations, ESP, Plasma, and Others) and Induct Air
Purification Equipment (Media Combination, UV, ESP,
Photocatalytic Oxidation, and Others) for Years 2003, 2010
& 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 38
Product by Contaminant Removal Feature 39
Table 6: US Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Air
Purification Equipment by Contaminant Removal Feature - Air
Purifiers With Odor Removal Features (Stand-Alone and
Induct) and Air Purifiers Without Odor Removal Features
(Stand-Alone and Induct) Independently Analyzed with Annual
Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2009 through 2017
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 39

Table 7: US Historic Review for Air Purification Equipment
by Contaminant Removal Feature - Air Purifiers With Odor
Removal Features (Stand-Alone and Induct) and Air Purifiers
Without Odor Removal Features (Stand-Alone and Induct)
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
Million for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) 40

Table 8: US 15-Year Perspective for Air Purification
Equipment by Contaminant Removal Feature - Percentage
Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Air Purifiers With Odor
Removal Features (Stand- Alone and Induct) and Air
Purifiers Without Odor Removal Features (Stand-Alone and
Induct) for the Years 2003, 2010, and 2017 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) 41

4b. CANADA 42
A.Market Analysis 42
Outlook 42
B.Market Analytics 43
Product by Technology 43
Table 9: Canadian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis
for Air Purification Equipment by Product Type -
Stand-alone Air Purification Equipment (Media Combinations,
ESP, Plasma, and Others) and Induct Air Purification
Equipment (Media Combination, UV, ESP, Photocatalytic
Oxidation, and Others) Independently Analyzed with Annual
Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2009 through 2017
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 43

Table 10: Canadian Historic Review for Air Purification
Equipment by Product Type -Stand-alone Air Purification
Equipment (Media Combinations, ESP, Plasma, and Others) and
Induct Air Purification Equipment (Media Combination, UV,
ESP, Photocatalytic Oxidation, and Others) Independently
Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years
2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 44

Table 11: Canadian 15-Year Perspective for Air Purification
Equipment by Product Type - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar
Sales for Stand-alone Air Purification Equipment (Media
Combinations, ESP, Plasma, and Others) and Induct Air
Purification Equipment (Media Combination, UV, ESP,
Photocatalytic Oxidation, Others) For Years 2003, 2010 &
2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 45
Product by Contaminant Removal Feature 46
Table 12: Canadian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis
for Air Purification Equipment by Contaminant Removal
Feature - Air Purifiers With Odor Removal Features
(Stand-Alone and Induct) and Air Purifiers Without Odor
Removal Features (Stand-Alone and Induct) Independently
Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years
2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 46

Table 13: Canadian Historic Review for Air Purification
Equipment by Contaminant Removal Feature - Air Purifiers
With Odor Removal Features (Stand-Alone and Induct) and Air
Purifiers Without Odor Removal Features (Stand-Alone and
Induct) Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in
US$ Million for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) 47

Table 14: Canadian 15-Year Perspective for Air Purification
Equipment by Contaminant Removal Feature - Percentage
Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Air Purifiers With Odor
Removal Features (Stand-Alone and Induct) and Air Purifiers
Without Odor Removal Features (Stand-Alone and Induct) for
the Years 2003, 2010, and 2017 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) 48

5. RECENT INDUSTRY ACTIVITY 49
CLARCOR Takes Over Transweb 49
UV Flu Technologies Acquires RxAir Industries 49
Custom Air Controls and AeroMed Merge 49
Steril-Aire Enters into Agreement with SANYO North America 49
National Sleep Foundation Enters into Partnership with Austin
Air Systems 50
UV Flu Signs Agreement with Puravair 50
Daikin Industries Signs Definitive Agreement with Nippon Muki 50
Carrier Corporation Takes Over StrionAir 51
Air-n-Water.com and Virus Zero Air Purifiers Enter into
Partnership 51
RGF Environmental Group Signs Exclusive Agreement with Jiangsu
Alphay Biotechnological 51
Royal Philips Electronics and Woongjin Coway Enter into
Strategic Partnership 52
Sharper Image Quits the Business 52
Tomkins Completes the Acquisition of Trion 52
Sanyo to Expand its Marketing Initiatives for Eneloop Air Fresher 52
AirOcare Inks Licensing Agreement with Ingersoll 53
Kohsan Establishes Air Purifier Plant in Thailand 53
P3 International Recalls Leaven’s IonizAir Purifiers 53
Toshiba to Expand its Air Purifier Marketing Efforts 54
Kronos Inks a Deal with HoMedics 54

6. PRODUCT LAUNCHES 55
Air filters and purifiers Introduces New Line of HEPA Air
Purification Systems 55
Bry-Air (Asia) Launches EcoScrub Air & Gas Purification System 55
Dectron Launches DRY-O-TRON DSV Series Dehumidifier 55
Dometic Marine Introduces In-Duct Breathe Easy™ Air Purifier 56
SANYO North America Corporation Introduces Professional Air
Washer PlusTM System 56
HumanScale Launches New Air Purifier 57
Sharp Electronics of Canada Introduces New Range of Air
Purifying Products 57
Samsung Electronics Launches New Ionizer Device and Air
Conditioner Range 58
Airvita to Launch New Air Purifiers 58
Quiet-Aire Sales Launches the Quiet-Aire Ecology APU 59
Domestic Marine Unveils Breathe EasyTM Air Purifier Series 59
UV Flu Technologies Rolls Out UV 400 VIRAGUARD Bio-Technology-
Based Air Purifier 59
Continental Fan Unveils CX3000GS Ducted Air Purifier 60
PurelightUK Introduces Purelight CleanCare 60
Sharp Develops Enhanced Air Purification Technology 61
Fujifilm Develops High-Efficiency Biofilter for Air Purifiers 61
Alen’s Paralda to Debut in the Air Purification Market 61
Carrier Introduces Infinity™ Air Purifier 61
3M Launches Filtrete 62
Steril-Aire Launches Steril-Zone™ 62
CaluTech UV Lights Launches HVAC UV Air Purifiers 63
Clean Air Group Introduces AtmosAir Solutions 63
AllerAir Launches AirMedic MCS Air Purifier 63
Sharp Unveils Three New Models of Humidifying Air Purifiers 64
National Panasonic Launches New Air Purification System in Kuwait 64
B&Y International Launches CADR Air Purifiers 64
Aironic Introduces AI 3000 64
Nicro Introduces New Air Purification System to Provide
Refreshing Air in Boats 65
Air Innovations Introduces Air Purifier 65
Soonwell Releases Ion-Ace Negative Ion Air Purifier 65
Dave Lennox Introduces the New Generation Air Purification System 65
Synergy Healthcare Releases New Air Purification Equipment,
AirCleanse 66
AirPurifiersDirect2U.com Unveils Online Air Purifier Superstore 66

7. FOCUS ON SELECT PLAYERS 67
AeroMed Inc. (USA) 67
AllerAir Industries (USA) 67
Aprilaire (USA) 67
Blueair, Inc. (USA) 67
Continental Fan Manufacturing Inc. (USA) 68
Hamilton Beach Brands, Inc (USA) 68
Honeywell International, Inc. (USA) 68
Hunter Fan Company 68
IQAir North America Incorporated (USA) 69
Jarden Corporation (USA) 69
Lennox International, Inc. (USA) 69
Oreck Corporation (USA) 70
Sanuvox Technologies Inc. (Canada) 70
SANYO Electric Co., Ltd (Japan) 71
Sharp Corporation (Japan) 71
Steril-Aire Inc. (USA) 71
Trion Inc. (USA) 71
White-Rodgers (USA) 72

8. MARKET PERSPECTIVE 73
Value Analytics 73
Table 15: North American Recent Past, Current & Future
Analysis for Air Purification Equipment by Country - US and
Canadian Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales
Figures in US$ Million for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) 73

Table 16: North American Historic Review for Air Purification
Equipment by Country -US and Canadian Markets Independently
Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years
2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 74

Table 17: North American 15-Year Perspective for Air
Purification Equipment by Country - Percentage Breakdown of
Dollar Sales for US and Canadian Markets for Years 2003, 2010
& 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 75
Product By Technology 76
Table 18: North American Recent Past, Current & Future
Analysis for Stand-Alone Air Purification Equipment by
Country - US and Canadian Markets Independently Analyzed with
Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2009 through
2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 76

Table 19: North American Historic Review for Stand- Alone Air
Purification Equipment by Country - US and Canadian Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
Million for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) 77

Table 20: North American 15-Year Perspective for Stand- Alone
Air Purification Equipment by Country - Percentage Breakdown
of Dollar Sales for US and Canadian Markets for Years 2003,
2010 & 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 78

Table 21: North American Recent Past, Current & Future
Analysis for Stand-Alone Air Purification Equipment by
Product Type - Media Combinations, ESP, Plasma, and Others
Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years
2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 79

Table 22: North American Historic Review for Stand- Alone Air
Purification Equipment by Product Type - Media Combinations,
ESP, Plasma, and Others Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in
US$ Million for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) 80

Table 23: North American 15-Year Perspective for Stand- Alone
Air Purification Equipment by Product Type - Percentage
Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Media Combinations, ESP,
Plasma, and Others for Years 2003, 2010 & 2017 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) 81

Table 24: North American Recent Past, Current & Future
Analysis for Induct Air Purification Equipment by Country -
US and Canadian Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual
Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2009 through 2017
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 82

Table 25: North American Historic Review for Induct Air
Purification Equipment by Country - US and Canadian Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
Million for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) 83

Table 26: North American 15-Year Perspective for Induct Air
Purification Equipment by Country - Percentage Breakdown of
Dollar Sales for US and Canadian Markets for Years 2003, 2010
& 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 84

Table 27: North American Recent Past, Current & Future
Analysis for Induct Air Purification Equipment by Product
Type - Media Combination, UV, ESP, Photocatalytic Oxidation,
Others Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in
US$ Million for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) 85

Table 28: North American Historic Review for Induct Air
Purification Equipment by Product Type - Media Combination,
UV, ESP, Photocatalytic Oxidation, Others Independently
Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years
2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 86

Table 29: North American 15-Year Perspective for Induct Air
Purification Equipment by Product Type - Media Combination,
UV, ESP, Photocatalytic Oxidation, Others for Years 2003,
2010 & 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 87
Product By Contaminant Removal Feature 88
Table 30: North American Recent Past, Current & Future
Analysis for Air Purification Equipment by Contaminant
Removal Feature - Air Purifiers With Odor Removal Features
(Stand-Alone and Induct) and Air Purifiers Without Odor
Removal Features (Stand-Alone and Induct) Independently
Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years
2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 88

Table 31: North American Historic Review for Air Purification
Equipment by Contaminant Removal Feature - Air Purifiers With
Odor Removal Features (Stand- Alone and Induct) and Air
Purifiers Without Odor Removal Features (Stand- Alone and
Induct) Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in
US$ Million for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) 89

Table 32: North American 15-Year Perspective for Air
Purification Equipment by Contaminant Removal Feature -
Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Air Purifiers With
Odor Removal Features (Stand-Alone and Induct) and Air
Purifiers Without Odor Removal Features (Stand-Alone and
Induct) for the Years 2003, 2010, and 2017 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) 90

Table 33: North American Recent Past, Current & Future
Analysis for Air Purifiers With Odor Removal Features by
Country - US and Canadian Markets Independently Analyzed with
Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2009 through
2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 91

Table 34: North American Historic Review for Air Purifiers
With Odor Removal Features by Country - US and Canadian
Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in
US$ Million for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) 92

Table 35: North American 15-Year Perspective for Air
Purifiers With Odor Removal Features by Country - Percentage
Breakdown of Dollar Sales for US and Canadian Markets for
Years 2003, 2010 & 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 93

Table 36: North American Recent Past, Current & Future
Analysis for Air Purifiers Without Odor Removal Features by
Country - US and Canadian Markets Independently Analyzed with
Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2009 through
2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 94

Table 37: North American Historic Review for Air Purifiers
Without Odor Removal Features by Country - US and Canadian
Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in
US$ Million for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) 95

Table 38: North American 15-Year Perspective for Air
Purifiers Without Odor Removal Features by Country -
Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for US and Canadian
Markets for Years 2003, 2010 & 2017 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) 96
Volume Analytics: 97
Table 39: North American Recent Past, Current & Future
Analysis for Air Purification Equipment by Product Type -
Stand-Alone Air Purification Equipment and Induct Air
Purification Equipment Markets Independently Analyzed with
Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2009 through
2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 97

Table 40: North American Historic Review for Air Purification
Equipment by Product Type - Stand- Alone Air Purification
Equipment and Induct Air Purification Equipment Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand
Units for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) 98

Table 41: North American 15-Year Perspective for Air
Purification Equipment by Product Type - Percentage Breakdown
of Unit Sales for Stand-Alone Air Purification Equipment and
Induct Air Purification Equipment Products for Years 2003,
2010 & 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 99

COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE

Total Companies Profiled: 175 (including Divisions/Subsidiaries - 184)

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Region/Country Players
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The United States 95
Canada 7
Japan 5
Europe 26
France 1
Germany 1
The United Kingdom 8
Italy 3
Spain 1
Rest of Europe 12
Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan) 50
Africa 1
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