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Air Filters and Filtration Equipment - Market Analysis, Trends, and Forecasts

  • ID: 338710
  • Report
  • February 2020
  • Region: Global
  • 678 Pages
  • Global Industry Analysts, Inc
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The Air Filters and Filtration Equipment market worldwide is projected to grow by US$2.5 Billion, driven by a compounded growth of 3.5%. Mechanical Filters, one of the segments analyzed and sized in this study, displays the potential to grow at over 3.6%. The shifting dynamics supporting this growth makes it critical for businesses in this space to keep abreast of the changing pulse of the market. Poised to reach over US$9.1 Billion by the year 2025, Mechanical Filters will bring in healthy gains adding significant momentum to global growth.

Representing the developed world, the United States will maintain a 3.1% growth momentum. Within Europe, which continues to remain an important element in the world economy, Germany will add over US$102.4 Million to the region's size and clout in the next 5 to 6 years. Over US$134.9 Million worth of projected demand in the region will come from Rest of Europe markets. In Japan, Mechanical Filters will reach a market size of US$644.6 Million by the close of the analysis period. As the world’s second largest economy and the new game changer in global markets, China exhibits the potential to grow at 5.3% over the next couple of years and add approximately US$439.8 Million in terms of addressable opportunity for the picking by aspiring businesses and their astute leaders. Presented in visually rich graphics are these and many more need-to-know quantitative data important in ensuring quality of strategy decisions, be it entry into new markets or allocation of resources within a portfolio. Several macroeconomic factors and internal market forces will shape growth and development of demand patterns in emerging countries in Asia-Pacific, Latin America and the Middle East. All research viewpoints presented are based on validated engagements from influencers in the market, whose opinions supersede all other research methodologies.

Competitors identified in this market include, among others:
  • 3M Company
  • A.L.Filter
  • AAF Flanders
  • Ahlstrom-Munksjo
  • Airex Filter Corporation
  • AIRTECH Japan Ltd.
  • Atlas Copco AB
  • Blueair AB
  • Camfil Group
  • Cummins, Inc.
  • Parker-Hannifin Corporation
  • Donaldson Co., Inc.
  • Dust Free® Inc.
  • Filtration Group Inc.
  • Filtration Systems Products Inc.
  • Freudenberg Group
  • GVS Group
  • Lydall Inc.
  • Koch Filter Corporation
  • Mann+Hummel Group.
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An Introduction to Air Filters and Filtration Equipment
EXHIBIT 1: Composition of the Air We Inhale by Component (in %)
Classification of Air Filters Based on Filtration Capacity
Classification of Air Filters Based on Filter Media
Classification of Air Filters Based on Form Factor & Functionality
Operating Characteristics of Air Filters
Air Filters and Filtration Equipment: Current Market Scenario and Outlook
Product Segment Analysis
Mechanical Air Filters: Largest Product Category
HEPA Air Filters Accelerate Overall Growth in Mechanical Air Filters Vertical
Gas-phase Air Filters Assume Importance
Electronic Air Filters Make a Cut
While Developed Regions Remain Major Revenue Contributors, Developing Regions Emerge as Hot Spots for Future Growth
EXHIBIT 2: World Air Filters and Filtration Equipment Market by Region (2019 & 2025): Percentage Breakdown of Revenues for Developed and Developing Regions
EXHIBIT 3: Global Air Filters and Filtration Equipment Market - Geographic Regions Ranked by Value CAGR for 2018-2025: China, Asia-Pacific, Middle East, Latin America, Africa, USA, Europe, Canada, and Japan
Stable Economic Scenario Poised to Improve Prospects for Air Filtration Equipment
EXHIBIT 4: Global Economic Outlook: Real GDP Growth Rates (in %) by Country/Region for the Years 2018 through 2021
A Note on Leading Players in the Air Filtration Equipment Market
Mergers & Acquisitions and Geographic Expansions: The Current Norm
Major Competitive Factors in the Marketplace
Dispersion of Knowledge: An Important Competitive Variable
Recent Market Activity


3. Company (USA)
A.L.Filter (Israel)
AAF Flanders (USA)
Ahlstrom-Munksjö (Finland)
Airex Filter Corporation (USA)
AIRTECH Japan Ltd. (Japan)
Atlas Copco AB (Sweden)
Blueair AB (Sweden)
Camfil Group (Sweden)
Cummins, Inc. (USA)
Parker-Hannifin Corporation (USA)
Donaldson Co., Inc. (USA)
Dust Free® Inc. (USA)
Filtration Group Inc. (USA)
Purafil Inc. (USA)
Filtration Systems Products Inc. (USA)
Freudenberg Group (Germany)
Freudenberg Filtration Technologies (Germany)
GVS Group (Italy)
Lydall Inc. (USA)
Koch Filter Corporation (USA)
Mann+Hummel Group (Germany)

Alarming Rise in Air Pollution Levels Worldwide and the Urgent Need to Improve Air Quality: Foundation for Market Growth
Major Indoor Pollutants and their Impact on Health: Brief Details of Pollutant, Source, and Impact on Health
EXHIBIT 5: Global Indoor Air Pollution Related Fatalities by Health Condition (2020E): Percentage Breakdown of Deaths for ALRI, COPD, Ischemic Heart Disease, Lung Cancer, and Stroke
EXHIBIT 6: Global Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Emissions (in Billion Metric Tons): 2010-2019
EXHIBIT 7: Countries with the Highest Carbon Emissions Worldwide (2020E): Percentage Breakdown for China, US, India, Russia, Japan, and Others
EXHIBIT 8: Air Pollution Levels (PM10 ug/m3) for Major Countries Worldwide
Rising Incidence of Asthma and Air Borne Allergies Provide the Perfect Platform for Market Expansion
Key WHO Facts on Asthma
Global Asthma Facts by American Academy of Allergy Asthma & Immunology (AAAAI)
Growing Emphasis on Maintaining Ambient Indoor Air Quality Augurs Well
Industrial Sector: Largest Revenue Contributor
Rising Emphasis on Air Quality in Commercial Environments Underpins Revenue Growth
Residential Buildings: The New Growth Vertical
Whole House Air Cleaning Systems Gather Steam
HVAC Air Filters Gain Traction amid Rising Infrastructure Spending and Growing Deployments of Air Conditioning Units
Infrastructure Projects on Growth Trajectory Worldwide
EXHIBIT 9: World Construction Industry Size (in US$ Trillion) for the Years 2010, 2015, 2020 and 2025
EXHIBIT 10: Projected Growth in the Asian Construction Market by Region and Sector (2016-2025)
EXHIBIT 11: Major Construction Markets Worldwide (2005, 2010, 2015, 2020, 2025, and 2030): Market Size ($ Billion) for China, India, Indonesia, Japan, USA, and Western Europe
EXHIBIT 12: Global Infrastructure Spending Estimates (as a Percentage of GDP) by Sector for 2007-2016 and 2017-2040
EXHIBIT 13: Global Infrastructure Spending Estimates (as a Percentage of GDP) by Region for 2007-2016 and 2017-2040
A Note on Current State of Air Conditioners Industry
EXHIBIT 14: Global Sales of Air Conditioning Systems in Million Units for Years 2016, 2018 & 2020
Growing Prominence of Cleaner Air in Achieving Higher Vehicle Performance Drives Demand for Automotive Air Filters
Stable Automobile Production Fuels Growth Opportunities in the OEM Market
EXHIBIT 15: Global Passenger Cars Production (In Million Units) by Geographic Region/Country for the Years 2017, 2019, 2022
Aging Vehicles & Increasing Passenger Car Density Signals Opportunities in the Aftermarket
EXHIBIT 16: Average Age (In Years) of Passenger Cars and Light Trucks in the US in the Year 2010, 2014 & 2018
EXHIBIT 17: Average Age (In Years) of Cars in the EU (2018): Breakdown by Country
Cabin Air Filters Offer Lucrative Growth Opportunities for Automotive Air Filters
Persistent Need to Prevent Uncontrolled Airborne Contamination in Food & Beverage Processing Plants Boosts Prospects
Robust Power Generation Activity Benefits Demand for Gas Turbine Inlet Air Filters
Coalescer/Pre-filters and EPA filters: Major Components in Designing Intake Filters for Gas Turbines
EXHIBIT 18: Global Gas Turbine Inlet Filter Market by Region (2019): Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for Americas, Asia, Europe and Africa
Relevancy of Air Quality in Nuclear Power Plants Bodes Well
Expanding Applications in Cleanrooms that Require Acute Control of Air Quality Benefit Market Prospects
Steady Growth in Electrical & Electronics Manufacturing Lends Traction to Market Demand
Novel Opportunities in Healthcare Sector
Paper Filters Market Grows Amid Rising Competition from Non-Woven Fabric Media
Fabric Filters Market Driven by Stringent Particulate Matter (PM) Emission Norms
Fabric Filter Media to Gain Upper Hand over Paper Filters
Electrostatic Air Filters: Multiple Benefits Drive Healthy Growth in Demand
Washable and Re-usable Air Filters Rise in Prominence
Cartridge Air Filters: New Filter Media Comes to the Fore to Spur Demand
Technology Advancements & Innovations Spur Demand for Air Filtration Equipment
Filter Media Advancements Improve Overall Capabilities of Air Filtration Equipment
Synteq® Filter Media and PowerCore® Dust Collection Technology
NanoWave™: A Synthetic Media Alternative to Glass
Membrane-based Air Filtration Media: A Promising Development
Nanofiber Technology Revolutionizes Filters and Components Development
Nylon Nanofiber-based Fabric for Filters
A Review of Select Recent Innovations in the Air Filtration Equipment Domain
EXALIFE and VarioPleat for Commercial Vehicles with Space Constraints
The HVAC Load Reduction (HLR) Solution
UD+ Coalescing Compressed Air Filters
HemiPleat® FR Carbon Dust Collector with Conductive and Flame Retardant Features
Capaceon™ and Nanoweb® for Finer Separation with Reduced Energy Consumption
OptiAir™ and Fleetguard Direct Flow Technologies
Dual Filtration System for Filtering Formaldehyde
Ford’s Novel Auto Air Filter to Eliminate 99% Pollen, Odor, and Gaseous Pollutions
Regulatory Environment Paves Way for Wider Uptake of Air Filtration Equipment
Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)
ASHRAE IAQ Standards
Laws for IAQ Improvement in Schools
Criteria for Improved IAQ
Types of Contaminants Present in Indoor Air and their Acceptable Levels
ENERGY STAR Indoor Air Package
A Note on Standards for Measuring Filtration Efficiency
Favorable Demographic and Socio-Economic Trends Strengthen Market Prospects
Growing Population & Urban Sprawl
EXHIBIT 19: World Urban Population in Millions: 1950-2050
EXHIBIT 20: Degree of Urbanization Worldwide: Urban Population as a % of Total Population by Geographic Region for the Years 2000, 2020 & 2050
Aging Population: A Weighty Demographic Driver
EXHIBIT 21: Global Population Statistics for the 65+ Age Group in Million by Geographic Region for the Years 2019, 2025, 2035 and 2050
Rising Living Standards & Disposable Incomes
Growing Affluence of Expanding Middle Class Segment
EXHIBIT 22: Global Middle Class Spending (US$ Trillion) by Region for the Years 2020, 2025, 2030
EXHIBIT 23: Global Middle Class Population (In Million) by Region for the Years 2020, 2025 and 2030
Resolving Prevailing Issues & Challenges: Critical for Future Success of the Market
Stiff Competition from Existing Air Cleaning Technologies
Various Air Cleaning Technologies & their Limitations
Need for Improved Capabilities to Capture Nano-size Particles


The United States: Largest Market for Air Filtration Products
An Overview of the HVAC Air Filters Market
Recovering Automobile Production Supports Market Growth for Cabin Air Filters
Health Concerns Fuel Cabin Air Filter Sales
EXHIBIT 24: Automobiles Production (Million Units) in the United States: 2000, 2005, 2010, 2015, and 2019E
EXHIBIT 25: US Automotive Air Filter Market by Category (2019): Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for Aftermarket and OEM
EXHIBIT 26: US Automotive Air Filter Market by Market Segment (2019): Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for Commercial Vehicles, Passenger Cars and Two Wheelers
EXHIBIT 27: US Automotive Air Filter Market by Application (2019): Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for Cabin Air Filters and Intake Air Filters
Growing Awareness of Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) Triggers Stringent Regulations
EXHIBIT 28: US Industrial Air Filtration Market (2019): Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales by Product Type
EXHIBIT 29: Top Polluted Cities in the United States by PM2.5 Level (in ug/m3) (2018)
Regulations Drive Demand Growth for High Value Products
High Rate of Infectious Diseases Propel Demand for HEPA Vacuum Filters
Market Overview
Market Analytics
Market Overview
Stringent Government Standards on Air Pollution Control: A Strong Growth Driver
EXHIBIT 30: Most Polluted Cities in China by PM 2.5 Level (in ug/m3) (2018)
China: The Leading Producer and Consumer of Internal Combustion Engine Air Filters Worldwide
EXHIBIT 31: Chinese Automotive Air Filter Market by Application (2019): Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for Cabin and Intake Air Filters
The 'Cleaner Indoors' Approach Promotes Market Demand
Market Analytics
Growing Demand for Cabin Air Filters Drives Market Expansion
Spiraling Air Pollution & Emission Levels Drive Steady Market Demand in the Near Term
Car Filter Production: Intensely Competitive
Demand from High-Tech Manufacturing Benefit Prospects for Industrial Air Filtration Equipment
Germany: The Largest Air Pollution Control Market in Europe
Europe’s EN779:2011 to Drive Product Enhancement
Stringent Atmospheric Purity Level Regulations Drive Demand in the Food Processing Application
Market Analytics
The BRC/BCAS Food Grade Compressed Air Code of Practice
Advanced Air Filters: An Economical Solution for Elimination of Contaminants in the Food Processing Industry
Market Analytics
Extensive Applications Offer Lucrative Growth Opportunities for Air Filtration Equipment
Rising Concerns over Air Pollution (Ambient & Indoor) Strengthens Market Prospects
Asia-Pacific (incl. China): The Largest Auto Production Hub to Dominate Demand for Automotive Air Filters
Growing Construction Sector Boosts Demand for HVAC Filters
Shift of Manufacturers in Developed Countries to Asian Markets Bodes Well for the Market
Market Analytics
Market Overview
Market Analytics
Market Overview
EXHIBIT 32: Most Polluted Cities in India by PM 2.5 Level (in ug/m3) (2018)
Rising Sales of Air Conditioning Systems Drive Demand for HVAC Air Filters
Massive Infrastructure Investments to Boost Market Prospects in the Long Run
Market Analytics
Taiwan: Brief Overview
Market Analytics

Total Companies Profiled : 170 (including Divisions/Subsidiaries - 197)
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