The global filter industry will expand 5.5 percent annually through 2009 based on favorable economic factors and stricter environmental and product purity laws. China will lead gains and top Japan as the second largest national market behind the US. Air purification and fluid filters will outpace the dominant engine filter segment.
This study analyzes the $34 billion world filter industry. It presents historical demand data (1994, 1999 and 2004) and forecasts to 2009 and 2014 by product (e.g., engine oil filters, engine air intake filters, fluid power filters, air purification filters), by market (e.g., transportation equipment, utilities, manufacturing, consumer), by world region and for 23 countries.
The study also considers market environment indicators, evaluates company market share and profiles 39 major industry players including Donaldson, MAHLE International, MANN+HUMMEL, DENSO, Honeywell, and Cummins.