Global demand for filters is forecast to expand 5.1 percent annually through 2013. Market advances in the developing areas will considerably outpace increases in the US, Western Europe and Japan. Sales of air purification filters will be the fastest growing segment while internal combustion engine and related filters remain the largest.
This study analyzes the $45.5 billion world filter industry. It presents historical demand data for the years 1998, 2003 and 2008, with forecasts for 2013 and 2018 by product (e.g., oil filters, air intake filters, fluid power filters, air purification filters), market (e.g., transportation equipment, manufacturing, utilities, consumer), world region and for 26 countries.
The study also considers market environment factors, details industry structure, evaluates company market share and profiles 39 industry players, including MAHLE International, MANN+HUMMEL and Donaldson.