Global filter demand will climb 5.6 percent annually through 2011. Developing areas will lead gains based on faster-growing economies and the enactment of stricter environmental laws. China, India and Russia will post some of the strongest sales growth. Air and fluid filters will be the fastest growing types.
This study analyzes the $37 billion world filter industry. It presents historical demand data for the years 1996, 2001 and 2006, and forecasts for 2011 and 2016 by filter type (e.g., oil, air intake, fluid power, panel and pocket); market (e.g., transportation equipment, utilities, manufacturing, consumer); world region (e.g., Asia/Pacific, North America, Western Europe); and for 26 countries.
The study also considers market environment factors, details industry composition, evaluates company market share and profiles 38 major players, including Donaldson, MAHLE International, MANN+HUMMEL, DENSO, Parker-Hannifin, Wix Filtration Products, CLARCOR, and Sogefi.