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Nonwoven Filter Media: Global Markets to 2023

Nonwoven Filter Media: Global Markets to 2023

Report Scope

This report covers the technological, economic and business considerations of the nonwoven filter media industry with analyses and forecasts provided for global markets. Included in the report are descriptions of market forces relevant to the nonwoven filter media industry and their areas of application.

Global markets are presented by type of nonwoven filter media along with growth forecasts through 2023. Estimates on sales value are based on the price in the supply chain at which the media are procured by filter fabricators or filtration system manufacturers.

Market-driving forces and industry structure are examined. International aspects are analyzed for all world regions and types of nonwoven filter media. Brief profiles of major global manufacturers are presented.

Report Includes

- 45 data table and 54 additional tables
- An overview of global market of nonwoven filter media
- Analyses of global market trends, with data from 2017, estimates for 2018, and projections of compound annual growth rates (CAGRs) through 2023
- Descriptions of the major types of manufacturing processes
- Discussion of market-driving forces and industry structure
- Comprehensive company profiles of major players in the market, including 3M, Filtration Group, Mann+Hummel, Berry Global Inc., Dowdupont, Glatfelter, Johns Manville and Sandler


Chapter 1 Introduction
Study Goals and Objectives
Reasons for Doing This Study
Scope of Report
Information Sources
Methodology
Geographic Breakdown
Analyst's Credentials
Related BCC Research Reports
Chapter 2 Summary and Highlights
Chapter 3 Filtration Overview
Filtration Mechanisms
Straining or Sieving
Interception
Diffusion
Inertial Impaction
Electrostatic Attraction
Categories of Filtration
ISO 16890
Filtration Types
Surface Filtration
Deep-Bed or Depth Filtration
Chapter 4 Nonwoven Materials Overview
Nonwoven Materials Development
Nonwoven Definitions
Nonwoven Functionality
Nonwoven Products
Chapter 5 Raw Materials and Properties of Nonwoven Filter Media
Raw Materials: Fibers and Polymers
Global Fibers Market
Fiber Types
Natural Fibers
Cellulosics
Rayon, Tencel and Viscose
Wool
Other Natural Fibers
Synthetic Fibers
Acrylic Fibers
Aramids
Glass
Polyester
Polyimide
Polyolefins and Polypropylene
Polyphenylene Sulfide
Polytetrafluorethylene (PTFE)
Bicomponent Fibers
Biofibers
Key Physical Properties of Commercial Fibers
Key Physical Properties and Testing of Filter Media
Pressure Drop
Triboelectric Effects in Filter Media
Comparison of Nonwoven Filter Media and Membranes
Nonwovens Approaching Membrane Efficiency
Ahlstrom-Munksjo Disruptor
DuPont HMT
Chapter 6 Manufacturing of Nonwovens Filtering Media
Drylaid Nonwovens
Carding
Airlaying
Wetlaid Nonwovens
Process Equipment
Spunbond Process
Polymer Melt Preparation
Filament Extrusion, Spinning and Drawing
Web Forming
Bonding
Product Characteristics
Commercial Spunbonding Processes
Reicofil 5
Meltblown Process
Meltblowing Operation
Process and Property Relationships
Limitations of Meltblown Technology
Borealis Finer Meltblown
Apertured Films Process
Hybrids and Combination Composites
Composite Material Formation
Technology Trends
Bonding Methods and Downstream Operations
Bonding Processes
Needlepunching
Chemical Bonding
Stitch Bonding
Thermal Bonding
Spunlacing
Norafin Spunlaced Media
Layering and Crosslapping
Finishing
Nanofiber Nonwovens Production
Nozzleless Electrospinning
Alternative Technologies
Summary of the Nonwoven Filter Media Manufacturing Processes
Product Forms of Nonwoven Filter Media
Air and Gas Filtration
Water and Liquid Filtration Products
Chapter 7 Commercial Applications and Nonwoven Filter Media Production and Pricing Overview
Commercial Applications
Nonwoven Filter Media Prices
Raw Materials Prices
Filter Media Manufacturing Margins
Chapter 8 Transportation Applications
Applications for Filter Media in Transport
Fuel and Oil Filters
Air Induction Filters
ISO 19713 for Engine Air Intake Filtration
Diesel Engine Demands
Euro VI Standard
Mann+Hummel's Micrograde A-NF
Mann+Hummel's Three-Stage Micrograde F
Clarcor's Hybrid Media
Donaldson's Synteq XP
Johns Manville's Bicomponent Hybrids
Ahlstrom-Munksjo's Captimax
Sandler's Sawascreen Pleat
Cummins' Fleetguard and StrataPore
Cummins' NanoNet
Cummins' NanoForce
Donaldson's Ultra-Web
Donaldson's PowerCore
Donaldson's TopSpin
Volkswagen Controversy
Tougher Standards Anticipated
Pedestrian Protection
Automotive Cabin Air Filtration
Demands on Cabin Air Filters
Freudenberg's micronAir
Hollingsworth & Vose's Technostat
3M's Filtrete
Mann+Hummel's Frecious Plus
Humidity's Effect
Electric Vehicle Requirements
Fine Dust Eater
Aircraft Filtration
Engine Lube and Fuel Filtration
Hydraulic Systems
Ground Support Equipment
Cabin Air Systems
Avionics Cooling Electronic Equipment (E/E) Systems
Advanced Engine Bleed Air
Parker-Hannifin and Clarcor Case
Transportation Filter Media Market Value
Chapter 9 Water Filtration Applications
Supplying Clean Water
Types of Water Treatment
Drinking Water
AquaSure
Membrane-Based Separation Applications
Flat Membranes
Tubular Membranes
Pleated Membranes
Reemay Synergex
Viledon Hydrotexx ECO
Process Industry Applications
Boiler Feed Water Filtrations
Process Filtration Applications
Wastewater Treatment Applications
Domestic Wastewater
Industrial Wastewater
Freudenberg and Aquabio
Industrial Treatment Applications
Municipal Treatment Applications
Swimming Pool Applications
Reemay Spa and Pool Filter Media
Johns Manville's C-Clear
3M Ultra-PES
Seawater Desalination
WQA Product Sustainability Standards
Nonwoven Filter Media Growth in the Water Filtration Industry
Chapter 10 HVAC Applications
Air Quality Outside and Indoors
Nonwoven Filter Media for HVAC
Ventilation Filters
Commercial HVAC Filters
ISO 16890 test standard
Data Centers
Air Filtration in Commercial Buildings
Camfil Hi-Flo II
Ahlstrom-Munksjo Pleat 2Save
Sandler enAirsave
Johns Manville Three-layer Hybrids
H&V Nanowave LM
Adsorbent-Impregnated Filter Media for Odor Removal
3M Filtrete Retail Media
Vacuum Cleaner Bags
Sandler's PLA Vacuum Filter
Nonwoven Filter Media Growth in the HVAC Industry
Chapter 11 Healthcare Applications
Commercial Applications
Pharmaceutical Industry
Membrane Support Applications in Biopharma
Biopharma
MilliporeSigma
Cost of Product Separation and Purification
FibroSelect Nanofiber Filtration
Puridify Collaboration with GlaxoSmithKline
Puridify Acquisition by GE Healthcare
3M Emphaze AEX Hybrid Purifier
Air Filtration in Healthcare Facilities
HEPA and ULPA Filtration
Biofluid Filtration Applications
Blood and Serum Filtration Applications
Separation of Red and White Blood Cells by Filtration
Asahi's Sepacell
Hemodialysis
Universal Plasma Filter
Miscellaneous Other Applications in the Healthcare Sector
Nonwoven Filter Media Growth in the Healthcare Industry
Chapter 12 Food Processing Applications
Food and Beverage Processing
Seitz Sheets and Pall SUPRApak Filter Modules
Food Ingredients
Dairy Applications
Brewing Industry Applications
Additives Elimination Opportunity
More Nonwovens Substitution
Bottled Water Industry Applications
Threat from Membranes
Coffee Filters and Pods
3M Adds Wi-Fi to Coffee Filters
Teabags
Nonwoven Filter Media Growth in the Food Processing Industry
Chapter 13 Industrial Manufacturing Applications
Commercial Applications
Metal Processing Industry
Gravity Filters
Vacuum and Pressure Filters
Dust Collection Applications
Process and Energy Industries
Baghouses
Tougher Emissions Standards
Cement and Asphalt Manufacturing
Power Generation
Turbomachinery Applications
Hot Gas Filtration Applications
Water Filters for Generators
Clarcor Air Inlet Filtration System for GE H Turbines
Protection against Humidity
Trinitex Advance W3000
Filter Media for Water Jet Cutting Machines
Chemical Process Industry
Textile Mills
Paints and Coatings Industry Applications
Filler Particle Removal from Effluents
Ink Filtration Applications
Gels Removal
Perfumes and Cosmetics Industry Applications
Personal Protection Equipment
Electrostatic Nonwoven Filter Media for Removal of Microbial Spores and Bacteria
Biofiltration Applications
Nonwoven Filter Media Growth in the Industrial Manufacturing
Chapter 14 Oil and Gas Industry Applications
Oil Refining
3M DF Filter System
Commercial Applications
Hydrocarbon Processing Industry
Petrochemicals Industry
Coalescers
Mining Industry Applications
Hydraulic Fluid Filtration
Mine Air Filtration
Nonwoven Filter Media Growth in the Oil and Gas Industry
Chapter 15 Electronics Industry Applications
High Technology and Clean Rooms
Electronics Manufacturing
Clean Room Manufacturing Environment
Removal of Foul Gases by Adsorbent-Loaded Filter Media
Solvent Filtration in Printed Circuit Board Manufacturing
Ultrapure Water Usage
Meltblown Polypropylene for CMP Slurry Applications
Air Filtration for Electronic Components
Electronics and Disk Drives
Nonwoven Filter Media Growth in the Electronics Industry
Semiconductor Sales in 2016
Chapter 16 Industry Structure
Customer Base
Commodity and Specialized Markets
Global Market Summary Tables
SWOT Analysis of the Nonwoven Filter Media Industry
Strengths
Weaknesses
Opportunities
Threats
Driving Force Analysis
Regulatory Forces
Air and Water Quality Concerns
Environmental Protection and Pollution Control
Economic Forces
Raw Material Inflation and Product Pricing
Industry Structure Forces
Competition
New Entrants
Substitute Products
Buyers' Influence
Suppliers' Influence
Competitive Strategies in the Nonwoven Filter Media Industry
New Market Development
Strategic Alliances and Mergers
Customization
Focus on Niche Markets
Standardization
Chapter 17 Company Profiles: Major Customers and Users of Nonwoven Filter Media
End-Use Market
The Filter Media Converting Industry and Supply Chain
Filter Systems and Related Equipment Manufacturers
Other Key Players
3M
CAMFIL
CUMMINS
DAIKIN INDUSTRIES (AAF FLANDERS)
DANAHER/PALL CORP.
DONALDSON GROUP
FILTRATION GROUP
MAHLE
MANN+HUMMEL
PARKER-HANNIFIN/CLARCOR
PENTAIR
SARTORIUS
SOGEFI
Chapter 18 Company Profiles: Major Manufacturers of Nonwoven Filter Media
AHLSTROM-MUNKSJO
BERRY GLOBAL INC.
Reemay
BWF GROUP
BWF Envirotec
FREUDENBERG
Viledon and micronAir
Japan Vilene
DOWDUPONT
FIBERTEX NONWOVENS
GLATFELTER
Glatfelter Composite Fibers
Glatfelter and Dreamweaver
HOLLINGSWORTH & VOSE
H&V Engine and Industrial Filtration
H&V High-Efficiency Air and Liquid Filtration
H&V Battery Separators
JOHNS MANVILLE
Johns Manville Engineered Products Group (EPG)
KIMBERLY-CLARK
Coform
LYDALL
Performance Materials
Technical Nonwovens
MOGUL
NEENAH
SANDLER
SWM (SCHWEITZER-MAUDUIT INTERNATIONAL)
Other Manufacturers
Chapter 19 Global Markets for Nonwoven Filter Media
Overview
Asia-Pacific
North America
EMEA
Chapter 20 North American Market Overview
Economic Trends
U.S.
Canada
Mexico
Regional Market Size and Growth
Nonwoven Capacity Expansions in North America
Mogul, Sandler and Tenowo
Filter Media Application Areas
Transportation
Water Filtration
Drinking Water, U.S.
Drinking Water, Canada
Drinking Water, Mexico
Industrial Process Water/Wastewater
HVAC
Food Processing
Healthcare
Pharmaceuticals, U.S.
Pharmaceuticals, Canada
Pharmaceuticals, Mexico
Air Treatment in Healthcare
Industrial Manufacturing
Oil and Gas Industry
Produced Water Treatment
Electronics
North American Market Value
Chapter 21 Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) Market Overview
Economic Trends
Market Size and Growth
Application Areas
Transportation
Water Filtration
Drinking Water
Wastewater
Desalination
HVAC
Industrial Manufacturing
Food Processing
Healthcare
Oil and Gas
Electronics
Chapter 22 Asia-Pacific Market Overview
Economic Trends
China
India
Value of the Asia-Pacific Market
Application Markets
Water Filtration
Municipal Water/Wastewater
Industrial Process Water/Wastewater
Transportation
HVAC
Healthcare
Food Processing
Industrial Manufacturing
Electronics
Oil and Gas
Produced Water
Chapter 23 South America Overview
Economic Trends
Water Filtration
Transportation
Industrial Manufacturing
Oil and Gas
Chapter 24 Technological Developments and Trends
Patent Analysis
Trends
Nanofibers
Pleating
Bicomponent Fibers
Spunbonded Polyester and Hybrids
Environmentally Sustainable Media
Recycled Fibers
Plasma Coating
Surface-Modified Fibers
Pleated Ceramic Materials
Patents in China
List of Tables
Summary Table : Global Market for Nonwoven Filter Media, by Application, Through 2023
Table 1 : Basic EN Air Filter Media Grades
Table 2 : MERV Basic Filter Media Grades
Table 3 : New ISO 16890 Categories
Table 4 : Health Dangers Related to Particle Size
Table 5 : Raw Materials Employed by the Nonwoven Filter Media Industry
Table 6 : Key Physical Properties of Commercial Fibers for the Nonwoven Filter Media Industry
Table 7 : Operating Parameters for Common Fibers Employed in Nonwoven Filter Media in Water Filtration
Table 8 : Operating Parameters for Fibers Employed in Nonwoven Filter Media for Gas Filtration
Table 9 : Physical Properties of Fibers That Influence Filtration Performance
Table 10 : Standard Test Methods for Nonwoven Filter Media
Table 11 : Classification of Nonwoven Filter Media Properties
Table 12 : Triboelectric Nature of Fibers Used in Nonwoven Filter Media
Table 13 : Comparison of Membrane and Nonwoven Filter Media
Table 14 : Characteristics of Spunbond Nonwoven Filter Media
Table 15 : Characteristics of Meltblown Filter Media
Table 16 : Comparison of Spunbonding and Meltblown Technologies for Nonwoven Filter Media
Table 17 : In-House Technologies of the Leading Filter Media Manufacturers
Table 18 : Comparison of Basic Nonwoven Technologies Used in Nonwoven Filter Media Manufacturing
Table 19 : Product Forms of Nonwoven Filter Media
Table 20 : Global Market for Nonwoven Filter Media, by Application, Through 2023
Table 21 : Global Market Shares of Nonwoven Filter Media, by Application, 2017
Table 22 : Global Market Shares of Nonwoven Filter Media, by Type, 2017
Table 23 : Global Market Shares by Value of Nonwoven Filter Media, by Type, 2017
Table 24 : Global Market Shares, by Volume of Nonwoven Filter Media, by Type, 2017
Table 25 : Global Market Size and Growth for Nonwoven Filter Media in the Transportation Application, Through 2023
Table 26 : Global Market Shares of Nonwoven Filter Media in Transportation Applications, by Type, 2017
Table 27 : Global Market for Nonwoven Filter Media in Water Filtration, Through 2023
Table 28 : Global Market Share of Nonwoven Filter Media in Water Treatment, by Type, 2017
Table 29 : Cost Comparison of Retail HVAC Filters
Table 30 : Effectiveness and Annual Cost of Six HVAC Filters
Table 31 : Global Market Size and Growth for Nonwoven Filter Media in the HVAC Industry, Through 2023
Table 32 : Global Market Shares of Nonwoven Filter Media in the HVAC Industry, by Type, 2017
Table 33 : Ten Leading Pharmaceutical Companies, 2016
Table 34 : Average Size of Common Contaminants in Hospital Air
Table 35 : Characteristics of Nonwoven Filter Media in Hospital Air Filtration Applications
Table 36 : HEPA and ULPA Filter Classes as per EN 1822:2009 Standard
Table 37 : Global Market Size and Growth for Nonwoven Filter Media in the Healthcare Industry, Through 2023
Table 38 : Global Market Shares of Nonwoven Filter Media in Healthcare Applications, by Type, 2017
Table 39 : Typical Filtering Operations within a Food Processing Plant
Table 40 : Global Market Size and Growth for Nonwoven Filter Media in Food and Beverage Processing, Through 2023
Table 41 : Global Market Shares of Nonwoven Filter Media in Food and Beverage Processing, by Type, 2017
Table 42 : Typical Maximum Operating Temperatures and Weights of Fibers Employed in Media for High-Temperature Applications
Table 43 : Survey of Common Airborne Contaminant Concentration and Sizes
Table 44 : Global Market Size and Growth for Nonwoven Filter Media in Industrial Manufacturing, Through 2023
Table 45 : Global Market Shares of Nonwoven Filter Media in Industrial Manufacturing, by Type, 2017
Table 46 : Key Filtration Operations in Oil refining
Table 47 : Global Market Size and Growth for Nonwoven Filter Media in the Oil and Gas Industry, Through 2023
Table 48 : Global Market Shares of Nonwoven Filter Media in the Oil and Gas Industry, by Type, 2017
Table 49 : Global Market Size and Growth in the Electronics Industry, Through 2023
Table 50 : Global Market Shares of Nonwoven Filter Media in the Electronics Industry, by Type, 2017
Table 51 : Global Meltblown Sales, by Application, 2017
Table 52 : Global Spunbond Sales, by Application, 2017
Table 53 : Global Wetlaid Sales, by Application, 2017
Table 54 : Global Drylaid Sales, by Application, 2017
Table 55 : Global Apertured Film Sales, by Application, 2017
Table 56 : Global Meltblown Sales, by Application, 2018
Table 57 : Global Spunbond Sales, by Application, 2018
Table 58 : Global Wetlaid Sales, by Application, 2018
Table 59 : Global Drylaid Sales, by Application, 2018
Table 60 : Global Apertured Film Sales, by Application, 2018
Table 61 : Global Meltblown Sales, by Application, 2023
Table 62 : Global Spunbond Sales, by Application, 2023
Table 63 : Global Wetlaid Sales, by Application, 2023
Table 64 : Global Drylaid Sales, by Application, 2023
Table 65 : Global Apertured Film Sales, by Application, 2023
Table 66 : SWOT Analysis of the Nonwoven Filter Media Summary
Table 67 : Key Finishing Treatments for Nonwoven Filter Media
Table 68 : Thirteen Leading Global Manufacturers of Filter Systems, by Filter Industry Turnover, 2017
Table 69 : Pall’s Specific Filter Media Advantages, by Manufacturing Process
Table 70 : Customized Filter Solutions from Pall
Table 71 : Donaldson’s Recent Acquisitions, 2014-2017
Table 72 : Filtration Group Acquisitions, 2009–2017
Table 73 : Filtration Group Companies, by Business Unit
Table 74 : Significant Recent Mann + Hummel Acquisitions, 2010-2018
Table 75 : Clarcor’s Recent Acquisitions, 2011-2016
Table 76 : Pentair’s Recent Acquisitions, 2004-2017
Table 77 : Recent Sartorius Acquisitions, 2011-2016
Table 78 : Top 15 Nonwoven Companies with Filter Media Businesses, by Global Nonwoven Revenue, 2017
Table 79 : Notable Filter-Media Related Ahlstrom Acquisitions, 2001-2012
Table 80 : Significant Filter-Media Related Expansion by Ahlstrom, 2004-2017
Table 81 : Avintiv’s Key Acquisitions, 1992-2015
Table 82 : Freudenberg Filtration Technologies Notable Developments, 2005–2016
Table 83 : Notable Fibertex Acquisitions, 2004–2018
Table 84 : Other Notable North-America-Headquartered Nonwoven Manufacturers and Converters with Filter Media Activities
Table 85 : Other Notable EMEA-Headquartered Nonwoven Manufacturers with Filter Media Activities
Table 86 : Notable Asia-Pacific-Headquartered Nonwoven Manufacturers with Filter Media Activities
Table 87 : Global Market Size and Growth for Nonwoven Filter Media, by Region, Through 2023
Table 88 : Global Market Shares of Nonwoven Filter Media, by Region, 2017
Table 89 : Recent Nonwoven Technology Expansions in North America, 2015-2018
Table 90 : North American Market Nonwoven Filter Media, by Application, Through 2023
Table 91 : North American Market Shares of Nonwoven Filter Media, by Application, 2017
Table 92 : Recent Nonwoven Technology Expansions in EMEA, 2015-2018
Table 93 : EMEA Market for Nonwoven Filter Media, by Application, Through 2023
Table 94 : EMEA Market Shares of Nonwoven Filter Media, by Application, 2017
Table 95 : Recent Nonwoven Technology Expansions in Asia-Pacific, 2015-2019
Table 96 : Asia-Pacific Market for Nonwoven Filter Media, by Application, Through 2023
Table 97 : Asia-Pacific Market Shares of Nonwoven Filter Media, by Application, 2017
Table 98 : Recent Nonwoven Technology Expansions in South America, 2015 and 2016
Table 99 : South America Market for Nonwoven Filter Media, by Application, Through 2023
Table 100 : South America Market Shares of Nonwoven Filter Media, by Application, 2017
Table 101 : Key Holders of Filter Media Patents
Table 102 : Recent Examples of Nanofiber Filter Media Patents, 2016-2018
Table 103 : Examples of Recent Patents Relating to Pleating
Table 104 : Recent Patents Relating to Bicomponent Filter Media, 2014-2017
List of Figures
Summary Figure : Global Market of Nonwoven Filter Media, by Application, 2018-2023

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