Air & Fluid Filters

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Sales gains for air and fluid filters in the US will be fueled by further strength in manufacturing activity and construction expenditures, as well as by rising consumer concern with domestic indoor air quality and tap water purity. In addition, continued trends toward the incorporation of “smart” features and complementary monitoring devices indicating filter replacement time and toward specialized, industry-specific filtration media will support per unit value gains.

Air washer & cartridge air filters to boast fastest gains

According to Air & Fluid Filters, a new report from The Freedonia Group, of the two primary product segments, fluid filters held over three-fifths of demand in 2015. Nevertheless, among product types the fastest market gains through 2020 will be seen in air washer and cartridge air filters, buoyed by accelerating production of air pollution control equipment. Advances in sales of air washer filters will be fueled by environmental regulations regarding sulfur dioxide and mercury emissions and the anticipated acceleration in electric power utility construction which will use state-of-the-art filters to comply with EPA standards. Continued growth in demand for consumer air cleaners that incorporate cartridge HEPA filters will boost value gains for cartridge air filters, as will the development of market-specific filtration systems.

Public utilities market dominant

Public utilities comprise the single largest market for air and fluid filters, holding just over one-third of demand in 2015. Utilities will also post one of the fastest gains of any key market through 2020, supported by greater pollution control equipment spending and greater municipal water use. Continued strength in manufacturing output will buoy filter sales to industrial markets. Stricter air and water regulations, such as standards governing the disposal of effluent from hydraulic fracturing activity, will fuel sales growth in both the utilities and industrial markets. Consumers are concerned about the quality of both residential indoor air and municipal water supplies. In particular, the latter is stimulating demand for higher-value filters capable of removing heavy metals and biological contaminants. Gains in residential construction expenditures will promote sales of whole-house air cleaning systems and point-of-entry water filtration systems.

Imports growing more rapidly than domestic production

Freedonia projects that shipment growth in US air and fluid filters will be driven by many of the same factors that drive demand, since most filters used in the US are made domestically. However, imports will rise faster than domestic production, aided by climbing demand for less expensive products fabricated in countries with lower manufacturing costs. Many US filter suppliers have also set up production facilities abroad to target emerging markets, limiting growth in US exports.

Study coverage

This study Air & Fluid Filters examines the US air and fluid filter industry. It provides historical demand data (2005, 2010, 2015) plus forecasts (2020 and 2025) by filtration technology (conventional filtration, filtration media, competitive technologies), product and market (utilities, consumer, industrial, other). The study also considers key market environment factors, details company market share and profiles 32 competitors in the US industry.

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  1. Air & Fluid Filters

    $5,500.00

    1. 1 INTRODUCTION

      $112.00

    2. 2 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

      $126.00

      1. Table | AIR & FLUID FILTER SUPPLY & DEMAND

    3. 3 MARKET ENVIRONMENT

      $2,056.00

      1. 3.1 General

        $82.00

      2. 3.2 Macroeconomic Outlook

        $149.00

        1. Table | MACROECONOMIC INDICATORS

      3. 3.3 Demographic Trends

        $194.00

        1. Table | POPULATION & HOUSEHOLDS

      4. 3.4 Manufacturing Environment

        $240.00

        1. Table | MANUFACTURERS' SHIPMENTS

      5. 3.5 Machinery Overview

        $106.00

        1. Table | MACHINERY SHIPMENTS

      6. 3.6 Consumer Spending Environment

        $93.00

        1. Table | PERSONAL CONSUMPTION EXPENDITURES

      7. 3.7 Building Construction Trends

        $84.00

        1. Table | BUILDING CONSTRUCTION EXPENDITURES

      8. 3.8 Water Use Trends

        $183.00

        1. Table | WATER WITHDRAWAL & USE

      9. 3.9 Pollution Control Equipment

        $87.00

        1. Table | POLLUTION CONTROL EQUIPMENT SHIPMENTS

      10. 3.10 Pricing

        $145.00

        1. CHART II-1 AIR & FLUID FILTER PRICE INDEX, 2005-2025

      11. 3.11 Environmental & Regulatory Considerations

        $434.00

        1. 3.11.1 Water & Industrial Effluent Regulations

          $194.00

        2. 3.11.2 Air Regulations

          $159.00

        3. 3.11.3 Other Regulations

          $82.00

      12. 3.12 Historical Market Trends

        $82.00

        1. Table | AIR & FLUID FILTER MARKET, 2005-2015

        2. CHART II-2 AIR & FLUID FILTER MARKET, 2006-2015

      13. 3.13 Foreign Trade

        $167.00

        1. Table | FOREIGN TRADE IN AIR & FLUID FILTERS

        2. 3.13.1 Exports

          $82.00

        3. 3.13.2 Imports

          $82.00

      14. 3.14 World Market

        $85.00

        1. CHART II-3 WORLD AIR & FLUID FILTER DEMAND BY REGION, 2015

    4. 4 FILTRATION TECHNOLOGY

      $1,442.00

      1. 4.1 General

        $82.00

      2. 4.2 Conventional Filtration Technology

        $183.00

        1. 4.2.1 Fluid Filtration

          $82.00

        2. 4.2.2 Air Filtration

          $82.00

      3. 4.3 Filtration Media

        $722.00

        1. Table | AIR & FLUID FILTER DEMAND BY MEDIA TYPE

        2. CHART III-1 AIR & FLUID FILTER DEMAND BY MEDIA TYPE, 2015

        3. 4.3.1 Fabric

          $253.00

          1. Table | FABRIC MEDIA FILTER DEMAND

        4. 4.3.2 Paper

          $120.00

          1. Table | PAPER MEDIA FILTER DEMAND

        5. 4.3.3 Other Filter Media

          $262.00

          1. Table | OTHER MEDIA FILTER DEMAND

      4. 4.4 Competitive Technologies

        $506.00

        1. 4.4.1 Ion Exchange

          $82.00

        2. 4.4.2 Membrane Separation

          $110.00

        3. 4.4.3 Distillation

          $82.00

        4. 4.4.4 Photo-Oxidation

          $107.00

        5. 4.4.5 Ozone Treatment

          $91.00

        6. 4.4.6 Chlorine

          $82.00

        7. 4.4.7 Chelating Agents & Zeolites

          $82.00

    5. 5 PRODUCTS

      $2,862.00

      1. 5.1 General

        $162.00

        1. Table | AIR & FLUID FILTER SUPPLY & DEMAND

        2. CHART IV-1 AIR & FLUID FILTER DEMAND BY TYPE, 2015

      2. 5.2 Fluid Filters

        $1,412.00

        1. Table | FLUID FILTER SUPPLY & DEMAND

        2. 5.2.1 Consumer Water Filters

          $227.00

          1. Table | CONSUMER WATER FILTER DEMAND

        3. 5.2.2 Fluid Power Filters

          $534.00

          1. Table | FLUID POWER FILTER SUPPLY & DEMAND

          2. Table | HYDRAULIC FLUID POWER FILTER DEMAND

          3. Table | PNEUMATIC FLUID POWER FILTER DEMAND

        4. 5.2.3 Other Fluid Filters

          $505.00

          1. Table | OTHER FLUID FILTER SUPPLY & DEMAND

      3. 5.3 Air Filters

        $1,288.00

        1. Table | AIR FILTER SUPPLY & DEMAND

        2. CHART IV-2 AIR FILTER DEMAND BY TYPE, 2015

        3. 5.3.1 Panel & Pocket Filters

          $349.00

          1. Table | PANEL & POCKET FILTER SUPPLY & DEMAND

        4. 5.3.2 Fabric Air Pollution Filters

          $197.00

          1. Table | FABRIC AIR POLLUTION FILTER SUPPLY & DEMAND

        5. 5.3.3 Cartridge Filters

          $129.00

          1. Table | CARTRIDGE FILTER SUPPLY & DEMAND

        6. 5.3.4 Electrostatic Air Filters

          $143.00

          1. Table | ELECTROSTATIC AIR FILTER SUPPLY & DEMAND

        7. 5.3.5 Air Washer Filters

          $107.00

          1. Table | AIR WASHER FILTER SUPPLY & DEMAND

        8. 5.3.6 Other Air Filters

          $116.00

          1. Table | OTHER AIR FILTER SUPPLY & DEMAND

    6. 6 MARKETS

      $2,141.00

      1. 6.1 General

        $83.00

        1. Table | AIR & FLUID FILTER DEMAND BY MARKET

        2. CHART V-1 AIR & FLUID FILTER DEMAND BY MARKET, 2015

      2. 6.2 Utilities

        $511.00

        1. Table | UTILITIES FILTER DEMAND

        2. 6.2.1 Electric & Gas Utilities Market

          $226.00

          1. Table | ELECTRIC & GAS UTILITIES FILTER DEMAND

        3. 6.2.2 Water & Waste Treatment Market

          $139.00

          1. Table | WATER & WASTE TREATMENT FILTER DEMAND

      3. 6.3 Consumer

        $720.00

        1. Table | CONSUMER FILTER DEMAND

        2. 6.3.1 Water

          $327.00

          1. Table | CONSUMER WATER FILTER DEMAND

        3. 6.3.2 Air

          $302.00

          1. Table | CONSUMER AIR FILTER DEMAND

      4. 6.4 Industrial

        $442.00

        1. Table | INDUSTRIAL FILTER DEMAND

        2. 6.4.1 Equipment & Products

          $144.00

          1. Table | INDUSTRIAL EQUIPMENT & MANUFACTURED PRODUCT FILTER DEMAND

        3. 6.4.2 Industrial Pollution Control

          $204.00

          1. Table | INDUSTRIAL POLLUTION CONTROL FILTER DEMAND

      5. 6.5 Other Markets

        $384.00

        1. Table | OTHER MARKETS FILTER DEMAND

        2. 6.5.1 Nonautomotive Transportation Equipment

          $129.00

        3. 6.5.2 Off-Road Equipment & All Other

          $207.00

    7. 7 INDUSTRY STRUCTURE

      $5,534.00

      1. 7.1 General

        $82.00

      2. 7.2 Industry Composition

        $139.00

        1. Table | US AIR & FLUID FILTER SALES BY COMPANY, 2015

      3. 7.3 Market Share

        $269.00

        1. CHART VI-1 US AIR & FLUID FILTER MARKET SHARE, 2015

      4. 7.4 Competitive Strategies

        $151.00

      5. 7.5 Research & Development

        $82.00

      6. 7.6 Marketing

        $153.00

      7. 7.7 Distribution

        $82.00

      8. 7.8 Cooperative Agreements

        $86.00

        1. Table | SELECTED COOPERATIVE AGREEMENTS

      9. 7.9 Mergers & Acquisitions

        $135.00

        1. Table | SELECTED ACQUISITIONS & DIVESTITURES

      10. 7.10 Company Profiles

        $5,534.00

        1. 7.10.1 Affinia Group Incorporated

          $95.00

        2. 7.10.2 Ahlstrom Corporation

          $144.00

        3. 7.10.3 Berkshire Hathaway Incorporated

          $333.00

        4. 7.10.4 Camfil AB

          $220.00

        5. 7.10.5 Caterpillar Incorporated

          $82.00

        6. 7.10.6 CLARCOR Incorporated

          $437.00

        7. 7.10.7 Clorox Company

          $105.00

        8. 7.10.8 Culligan International Company

          $139.00

        9. 7.10.9 Cummins Incorporated

          $89.00

        10. 7.10.10 Daikin Industries Limited

          $160.00

        11. 7.10.11 Danaher Corporation

          $337.00

        12. 7.10.12 Donaldson Company Incorporated

          $228.00

        13. 7.10.13 Eaton Corporation plc

          $114.00

        14. 7.10.14 Evoqua Water Technologies LLC

          $138.00

        15. 7.10.15 Filtration Group Incorporated

          $409.00

        16. 7.10.16 Flanders Corporation

          $102.00

        17. 7.10.17 Freudenberg & Company KG

          $160.00

        18. 7.10.18 General Electric Company

          $207.00

        19. 7.10.19 Helen of Troy Limited

          $157.00

        20. 7.10.20 Hollingsworth & Vose Company

          $115.00

        21. 7.10.21 Honeywell International Incorporated

          $113.00

        22. 7.10.22 Jarden Corporation

          $123.00

        23. 7.10.23 Lydall Incorporated

          $107.00

        24. 7.10.24 MAHLE International GmbH

          $121.00

        25. 7.10.25 MANN+HUMMEL GmbH

          $137.00

        26. 7.10.26 Parker-Hannifin Corporation

          $152.00

        27. 7.10.27 Pentair plc

          $369.00

        28. 7.10.28 SPX Corporation

          $82.00

        29. 7.10.29 SPX FLOW Incorporated

          $190.00

        30. 7.10.30 3M Company

          $255.00

        31. 7.10.31 UCI Holdings Limited

          $99.00

        32. 7.10.32 Veolia Environnement SA

          $110.00

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