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Nonwoven Filter Media: Technologies and Global Markets

Nonwoven Filter Media: Technologies and Global Markets

The global market for nonwoven filter media reached $4.3 billion in 2015. The market should reach $4.6 billion in 2016 and nearly $6.5 billion by 2021, growing at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 7% from 2016 to 2021.

This report provides:
An overview of recent advances in nonwoven filter media manufacturing, its commercial applications, and global markets; for the purposes of this report, the materials will include filter media manufactured by airlaid, wetlaid, spunbonding, meltblowing, and apertured films extrusion.
Analyses of global market trends, with data from 2015, estimates for 2016, and projections of compound annual growth rates (CAGRs) through 2021.
Descriptions of the major types of manufacturing processes.
Discussion of market-driving forces and industry structure.
Profiles of leading companies in the industry.


SCOPE AND FORMAT

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 2021. 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.

CHAPTER 1 INTRODUCTION
STUDY GOALS
REASONS FOR DOING THE STUDY
CONTRIBUTIONS OF THE STUDY AND INTENDED AUDIENCE
SCOPE AND FORMAT
METHODOLOGY
INFORMATION SOURCES
RELATED BCC RESEARCH REPORTS
ANALYST'S CREDENTIALS
BCC RESEARCH WEBSITE
DISCLAIMER
CHAPTER 2 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
SUMMARY TABLE GLOBAL MARKET FOR NONWOVEN FILTER MEDIA, BY APPLICATION, THROUGH 2021 ($ MILLIONS)
SUMMARY FIGURE GLOBAL MARKET SHARES OF NONWOVEN FILTER MEDIA, BY APPLICATION, 2016 AND 2021 (%)
CHAPTER 3 FILTRATION OVERVIEW
FILTRATION MECHANISMS
STRAINING OR SIEVING
INTERCEPTION
DIFFUSION
INERTIAL IMPACTION
ELECTROSTATIC ATTRACTION
CATEGORIES OF FILTRATION
TABLE 1 BASIC EN AIR FILTER MEDIA GRADES
TABLE 2 MERV BASIC FILTER MEDIA GRADES
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
TABLE 3 RAW MATERIALS EMPLOYED BY THE NONWOVEN FILTER MEDIA
INDUSTRY
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
TABLE 4 KEY PHYSICAL PROPERTIES OF COMMERCIAL FIBERS USED IN NONWOVEN FILTER MEDIA INDUSTRY
TABLE 5 OPERATING PARAMETERS FOR COMMON FIBERS EMPLOYED IN NONWOVEN FILTER MEDIA IN WATER FILTRATION
TABLE 6 OPERATING PARAMETERS FOR FIBERS IN EMPLOYED IN NONWOVEN FILTER MEDIA FOR GAS FILTRATION
KEY PHYSICAL PROPERTIES AND TESTING OF FILTER MEDIA
TABLE 7 PHYSICAL PROPERTIES OF FIBERS THAT INFLUENCE FILTRATION
PERFORMANCE
Pressure Drop
TABLE 8 STANDARD TEST METHODS FOR NONWOVEN FILTER MEDIA
TABLE 9 CLASSIFICATION OF NONWOVEN FILTER MEDIA PROPERTIES
Triboelectric Effects in Filter Media
TABLE 10 TRIBOELECTRIC NATURE OF FIBERS USED IN NONWOVEN
FILTER MEDIA
COMPARISON OF NONWOVEN FILTER MEDIA AND MEMBRANES
TABLE 11 COMPARISON OF MEMBRANE AND NONWOVEN FILTER MEDIA
NONWOVENS APPROACHING MEMBRANE EFFICIENCY
Ahlstrom Disruptor
DuPont HMT
CHAPTER 6 NONWOVEN FILTER MEDIA MANUFACTURING
MANUFACTURING OF NONWOVEN FILTERING MEDIA
DRYLAID NONWOVENS
Carding
Airlaying
WETLAID NONWOVENS
Process Equipment
SPUNBOND PROCESS
Manufacturing Process
Polymer Melt Preparation
Filament Extrusion, Spinning and Drawing
Web Forming
Bonding
Product Characteristics
TABLE 12 CHARACTERISTICS OF SPUNBOND NONWOVEN FILTER
MEDIA
Commercial Spunbonding Processes
Meltblown Process
Meltblowing Operation
Process and Property Relationships
TABLE 13 CHARACTERISTICS OF MELTBLOWN FILTER MEDIA
Limitations of Meltblown Technology
TABLE 14 COMPARISON OF SPUNBONDING AND MELTBLOWN
TECHNOLOGIES FOR NONWOVEN FILTER MEDIA
Apertured Films Process
Hybrids and Combination Composites
Composite Material Formation
Technology Trends
COMMON BONDING METHODS AND DOWNSTREAM OPERATIONS IN NONWOVEN FILTER MEDIA MANUFACTURING
Bonding Processes
Needlepunching
Chemical Bonding
Stitch Bonding
Thermal Bonding
Spunlacing
Norafin's Spunlaced Media
Layering and Crosslapping
Finishing
TABLE 15 IN-HOUSE TECHNOLOGIES OF THE LEADING FILTER MEDIA
MANUFACTURERS
SUMMARY OF THE NONWOVEN FILTER MEDIA MANUFACTURING PROCESSES
TABLE 16 COMPARISON OF BASIC NONWOVEN TECHNOLOGIES USED IN NONWOVEN FILTER MEDIA MANUFACTURING
PRODUCT FORMS OF NONWOVEN FILTER MEDIA
AIR AND GAS FILTRATION
WATER AND LIQUID FILTRATION PRODUCTS
TABLE 17 PRODUCT FORMS OF NONWOVEN FILTER MEDIA
CHAPTER 7 COMMERCIAL APPLICATIONS AND NONWOVEN FILTER MEDIA
PRODUCTION AND PRICING OVERVIEW
COMMERCIAL APPLICATIONS
TABLE 18 GLOBAL MARKET FOR NONWOVEN FILTER MEDIA, BY APPLICATION, THROUGH 2021 ($ MILLIONS)
TABLE 19 GLOBAL MARKET SHARES OF NONWOVEN FILTER MEDIA, BY APPLICATION, 2015 (%)
TABLE 20 GLOBAL MARKET SHARES OF NONWOVEN FILTER MEDIA, BY FILTRATE TYPE, 2015 (%)
TABLE 21 GLOBAL MARKET SHARES BY VALUE OF NONWOVEN FILTER MEDIA, BY MEDIA TYPE, 2015 ($ MILLIONS/%)
TABLE 22 GLOBAL MARKET SHARES BY VOLUME OF NONWOVEN FILTER MEDIA, BY MEDIA TYPE, 2015 (METRIC TONS/%)
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's Captimax
Sandler's Sawascreen Pleat
Cummins' Fleetguard and Stratapore
Cummins' NanoNet
Cummins' NanoForce
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
Donaldson's Ultra-Web
Donaldson's PowerCore
Mann+Hummel's Frecious Plus
Humidity's Effect on Cabin Air Filtration Systems
Donaldson's TopSpin
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
Transportation Filter Media Market Value
TABLE 23 GLOBAL MARKET SIZE AND GROWTH FOR NONWOVEN FILTER MEDIA IN THE AUTOMOTIVE AIR INDUSTRY, THROUGH 2021 ($ MILLIONS)
TABLE 24 GLOBAL MARKET SHARES OF NONWOVEN FILTER MEDIA IN TRANSPORTATION APPLICATIONS, BY MEDIA TYPE, 2015 ($ MILLIONS/%)
CHAPTER 9 WATER FILTRATION APPLICATIONS
SUPPLYING CLEAN WATER
TYPES OF WATER TREATMENT
DRINKING WATER
AquaSure
Membrane-Based Separations 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
SEAWATER DESALINATION
Biomimetics
AquaZ
WQA Product Sustainability Standards
NONWOVEN FILTER MEDIA GROWTH IN THE WATER FILTRATION INDUSTRY
TABLE 25 GLOBAL MARKET FOR NONWOVEN FILTER MEDIA IN WATER FILTRATION, THROUGH 2021 ($ MILLIONS)
TABLE 26 GLOBAL MARKET SHARE OF NONWOVEN FILTER MEDIA IN WATER TREATMENT, BY MEDIA TYPE, 2015 ($ MILLIONS/%)
CHAPTER 10 HVAC APPLICATIONS
AIR QUALITY OUTSIDE AND INDOORS
NONWOVEN FILTER MEDIA FOR HVAC
VENTILATION FILTERS
Commercial HVAC Filters
52.2 ASHRAE Standards
European Standard EN 13779
TABLE 27 TYPICAL OUTDOOR AIR QUALITY UNDER EN 13779
CATEGORIZATION
TABLE 28 TYPICAL INDOOR AIR QUALITY UNDER THE EN 13779
CATEGORIZATION
EN779:2012 and the new ISO 16890 for General Air Filters
TABLE 29 EN779:2012 STANDARD FOR GENERAL VENTILATION AIR
FILTERS
New ISO 16890 Standard for General Air Filters
Air Filtration in Commercial Buildings
Camfil Hi-Flo II
Ahlstrom Pleat 2Save
ADSORBENT-IMPREGNATED FILTER MEDIA FOR ODOR REMOVAL
3M Filtrete Retail Media
TABLE 30 COST COMPARISON OF RETAIL HVAC FILTERS ($)
TABLE 31 EFFECTIVENESS AND ANNUAL COST OF SIX HVAC FILTERS (%/$)
Vacuum Cleaner Bags
Sandler's PLA Vacuum Filter
NONWOVEN FILTER MEDIA GROWTH IN THE HVAC INDUSTRY
TABLE 32 GLOBAL MARKET SIZE AND GROWTH FOR NONWOVEN FILTER MEDIA IN THE HVAC INDUSTRY, THROUGH 2021 ($ MILLIONS)
TABLE 33 GLOBAL MARKET SHARES OF NONWOVEN FILTER MEDIA IN THE HVAC INDUSTRY, BY MEDIA TYPE, 2015 ($ MILLIONS/%)
CHAPTER 11 HEALTHCARE APPLICATIONS
COMMERCIAL APPLICATIONS
HEPA AND ULPA FILTRATION
TABLE 34 HEPA AND ULPA FILTER CLASSES AS PER EN 1822:2009 STANDARD (%)
AIR FILTRATION IN HEALTHCARE FACILITIES
TABLE 35 AVERAGE SIZE OF COMMON CONTAMINANTS IN HOSPITAL AIR (MICRONS)
TABLE 36 CHARACTERISTICS OF NONWOVEN FILTER MEDIA IN HOSPITAL AIR FILTRATION APPLICATIONS
BIOFLUID FILTRATION APPLICATIONS
Blood and Serum Filtration Applications
Separation of Red and White Blood Cells by Filtration
Asahi's Sepacell
Hemodialysis
Attempt to Develop a Universal Plasma Filter
PHARMACEUTICAL INDUSTRY
MEMBRANE SUPPORT APPLICATIONS IN BIOTECH
3M Emphaze AEX Hybrid Purifier
BIOPHARMA
FibroSelect Nanofiber Filtration
MISCELLANEOUS OTHER APPLICATIONS IN THE HEALTHCARE SECTOR
NONWOVEN FILTER MEDIA GROWTH IN THE HEALTHCARE INDUSTRY
TABLE 37 GLOBAL MARKET SIZE AND GROWTH FOR NONWOVEN FILTER MEDIA IN THE HEALTHCARE INDUSTRY, THROUGH 2021 ($ MILLIONS)
TABLE 38 GLOBAL MARKET SHARES OF NONWOVEN FILTER MEDIA IN HEALTHCARE APPLICATIONS, BY MEDIA TYPE, 2015 ($ MILLIONS/%)
CHAPTER 12 FOOD PROCESSING APPLICATIONS
FOOD AND BEVERAGE PROCESSING
ADDITIVES ELIMINATION OPPORTUNITY
BREWING INDUSTRY APPLICATIONS
MORE NONWOVENS SUBSTITUTION
BOTTLED WATER INDUSTRY APPLICATIONS
OILS AND FERMENTATION PRODUCTS INDUSTRY APPLICATIONS
COFFEE FILTERS AND PODS
3M Adds Wi-Fi to Coffee Filters
TEA BAGS
NONWOVEN FILTER MEDIA GROWTH IN THE FOOD PROCESSING INDUSTRY
TABLE 39 GLOBAL MARKET SIZE AND GROWTH FOR NONWOVEN FILTER MEDIA IN FOOD AND BEVERAGE PROCESSING, THROUGH 2021 ($ MILLIONS)
TABLE 40 GLOBAL MARKET SHARES OF NONWOVEN FILTER MEDIA IN FOOD AND BEVERAGE PROCESSING, BY MEDIA TYPE, 2015 ($ MILLIONS/%)
CHAPTER 13 INDUSTRIAL MANUFACTURING APPLICATIONS
COMMERCIAL APPLICATIONS
METAL PROCESSING INDUSTRY
Gravity Filters
Vacuum and Pressure Filters
DUST COLLECTION APPLICATIONS
THE PROCESS AND ENERGY INDUSTRIES
BAGHOUSES
TABLE 41 TYPICAL MAXIMUM OPERATING TEMPERATURES AND WEIGHTS OF FIBERS EMPLOYED IN MEDIA FOR
HIGH-TEMPERATURE APPLICATIONS (°C/GSM)
Tougher Emissions Standards
High-Temperature Filtration in Cement and Asphalt Manufacturing
POWER GENERATION
Turbomachinery Applications
TABLE 42 SURVEY OF COMMON AIRBORNE CONTAMINANT
CONCENTRATION AND SIZES (MG/M3/MICRON)
Hot Gas Filtration Applications
Water Filters for Generators
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 MANUFACTURING INDUSTRIES
TABLE 43 GLOBAL MARKET SIZE AND GROWTH FOR NONWOVEN FILTER MEDIA IN INDUSTRIAL MANUFACTURING, THROUGH 2021 ($ MILLIONS)
TABLE 44 GLOBAL MARKET SHARES OF NONWOVEN FILTER MEDIA IN MANUFACTURING, BY MEDIA TYPE, 2015 ($ MILLIONS/%)
CHAPTER 14 OIL AND GAS INDUSTRY APPLICATIONS
OIL REFINING
CATALYSTS PROTECTION
AMINE SWEETENING
SOUR WATER STRIPPING
UTILITIES SYSTEMS
FINAL PRODUCT FILTRATION
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
TABLE 45 GLOBAL MARKET SIZE AND GROWTH FOR NONWOVEN FILTER MEDIA IN THE OIL AND GAS INDUSTRY, THROUGH 2021 ($ MILLIONS)
TABLE 46 GLOBAL MARKET SHARES OF NONWOVEN FILTER MEDIA IN THE OIL AND GAS INDUSTRY, BY MEDIA TYPE, 2015 ($ MILLIONS/%)
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 2015
TABLE 47 GLOBAL MARKET SIZE AND GROWTH IN THE ELECTRONICS INDUSTRY, THROUGH 2021 ($ MILLIONS)
TABLE 48 GLOBAL MARKET SHARES OF NONWOVEN FILTER MEDIA IN THE ELECTRONICS INDUSTRY, BY MEDIA TYPE, 2015 ($ MILLIONS/%)
CHAPTER 16 INDUSTRY STRUCTURE
CUSTOMER BASE
COMMODITY AND SPECIALIZED MARKETS
SWOT ANALYSIS OF THE NONWOVEN FILTER MEDIA INDUSTRY
STRENGTHS
WEAKNESSES
OPPORTUNITIES
THREATS
DRIVING FORCE ANALYSIS
REGULATORY FORCES
Clean Air Act (CAA)
EPA's 2007 Highway Rule
PM2.5 Standard
Clean Water Act (CWA)
Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA)
PUBLIC HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONCERNS
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
TABLE 49 KEY FINISHING TREATMENTS FOR NONWOVEN FILTER MEDIA
FILTER SYSTEMS AND RELATED EQUIPMENT MANUFACTURERS
TABLE 50 TEN LEADING GLOBAL MANUFACTURERS OF FILTER SYSTEMS, BY FILTER INDUSTRY TURNOVER, 2015
TABLE 51 PALL'S SPECIFIC FILTER MEDIA ADVANTAGES
MANN + HUMMEL
AUTOMOTIVE ORIGINAL EQUIPMENT
AUTOMOTIVE AFTERMARKET
INDUSTRIAL FILTRATION
WATER FILTRATION
MANN+HUMMEL ACQUISITIONS
TABLE 52 SIGNIFICANT MANN + HUMMEL ACQUISITIONS
CUMMINS
CUMMINS FILTRATION
PALL FILTRATION
PALL'S BUSINESSES
PALL'S FILTER MEDIA
PALL'S CUSTOMIZED MEDIA
TABLE 53 CUSTOMIZED FILTER SOLUTIONS FROM PALL
PARKER-HANNIFIN
PARKER-HANNIFIN'S FILTRATION BUSINESS
DONALDSON
DONALDSON FILTER MEDIA
DONALDSON LIQUID FILTRATION
3M
3M CUNO
3M POWELL CORPORATION
3M POLYPORE INTERNATIONAL
PENTAIR
PENTAIR'S FLOW AND FILTRATION SOLUTIONS
PENTAIR'S WATER QUALITY SYSTEMS
PENTAIR'S KEY ACQUISITIONS
POROUS MEDIA
CLARCOR
TABLE 54 CLARCOR KEY ACQUISITIONS
CLARCOR ENGINE/MOBILE FILTRATION
CLARCOR INDUSTRIAL/ENVIRONMENTAL FILTRATION
FILTRATION GROUP
TABLE 55 FILTRATION GROUP ACQUISITIONS, 2009-2016
TABLE 56 FILTRATION GROUP COMPANIES, BY BUSINESS UNIT
CAMFIL
CAMFIL FILTERS
CAMFIL POWER SYSTEMS
CAMFIL APC
CHAPTER 18 COMPANY PROFILES: MAJOR MANUFACTURERS OF NONWOVEN FILTER MEDIA
TABLE 57 TOP 15 NONWOVEN COMPANIES WITH FILTER MEDIA BUSINESSES, BY GLOBAL NONWOVEN REVENUE, 2015
BERRY PLASTIC (AVINTIV/REEMAY)
TABLE 58 AVINTIV'S KEY ACQUISITIONS
REEMAY
EVERIST
FREUDENBERG
TABLE 59 FREUDENBERG FILTRATION TECHNOLOGIES NOTABLE DEVELOPMENTS, 2005-2014
VILEDON AND MICRONAIR
DUPONT
KIMBERLY-CLARK
COFORM
AHLSTROM
TABLE 60 NOTABLE FILTER-MEDIA RELATED AHLSTROM ACQUISITIONS
TABLE 61 SIGNIFICANT FILTER-MEDIA RELATED EXPANSION BY AHLSTROM
JOHNS MANVILLE
JOHNS MANVILLE ENGINEERED PRODUCTS GROUP (EPG)
GLATFELTER
GLATFELTER COMPOSITE FIBERS
GLATFELTER AND DREAMWEAVER
LYDALL
HOLLINGSWORTH & VOSE
H&V ENGINE AND INDUSTRIAL FILTRATION
H&V HIGH EFFICIENCY AIR AND LIQUID FILTRATION
H&V BATTERY SEPARATORS
SANDLER
3M
BWF GROUP
BWF ENVIROTEC
FIBERTEX NONWOVENS
TABLE 62 NOTABLE FIBERTEX ACQUISITIONS, 2004-2015
MOGUL
NEENAH
OTHER NONWOVEN MANUFACTURERS WITH FILTER MEDIA ACTIVITIES
ALBARRIE FILTRATION
ASAHI KASEI
ASTENJOHNSON
CEREX
CHARMINAR NONWOVEN LTD.
COSTIN NEW MATERIALS GROUP
EASTMAN CHEMICAL/KNOWLTON TECHNOLOGIES
FIBER BOND CORP.
FILTER SPECIALISTS, INC. (FSI)
FOSS MANUFACTURING CO.
GUTSCHE GMBH
HANES COMPANIES, INC.
HONEYWELL INTERNATIONAL, INC.
INDORAMA
JAPAN VILENE
Ecoalpha
Vilo Salt and Vilo Pleats
Battery Separators
JOFO GROUP
KANG NA HSIUNG (KNH) ENTERPRISE LTD.
KARINCA FILTER
KURARAY CO. LTD.
MITSUI CHEMICALS, INC.
MONADNOCK NONWOVENS LLC
NATIONAL NONWOVENS INC.
NORAFIN
POLIMEROS Y DERIVADOS
SUPERIOR FIBERS, INC.
TEIJIN
Teijin Aramid Fibers
Teijin Carbon Fibers
Teijin Polyester Fibers
Teijin Water Purification Treatment
TENOWO
TEXEL NONWOVENS
TORAY INDUSTRIES
TOYOBO
TWE GROUP
W.L. GORE & ASSOCIATES
OTHER U.S. FILTER MEDIA CONVERTERS
Boyd Technologies Inc.
Flo Tech
Midwest Filtration LLC
Sly, Inc.
Superior Felt and Filtration
CHAPTER 19 GLOBAL MARKETS FOR NONWOVEN FILTER MEDIA
GLOBAL MARKETS FOR NONWOVEN FILTER MEDIA
ASIA-PACIFIC
NORTH AMERICA
EUROPE
TABLE 63 GLOBAL MARKET SIZE AND GROWTH FOR NONWOVEN FILTER MEDIA, BY REGION, THROUGH 2021 ($ MILLIONS)
TABLE 64 GLOBAL MARKET SHARES OF NONWOVEN FILTER MEDIA, BY REGION, 2015 (%)
TABLE 65 GLOBAL MARKET SIZE AND GROWTH FOR NONWOVEN FILTER MEDIA, BY APPLICATION, THROUGH 2021 ($ MILLIONS)
CHAPTER 20 NORTH AMERICAN MARKET OVERVIEW
NORTH AMERICAN MARKET FOR NONWOVEN FILTER MEDIA
ECONOMIC TRENDS
U.S.
Canada
Mexico
REGIONAL MARKET SIZE AND GROWTH
APPLICATION AREAS
Transportation
Water Filtration
Drinking Water, Municipal/Domestic Wastewater
The U.S.
Canada
Mexico
Industrial Process Water/Wastewater
HVAC
Food Processing
Healthcare
Air Treatment in Healthcare
Biotech, Bioprocessing and Pharmaceuticals
The U.S.
Canada
Mexico
Industrial Manufacturing
Oil and Gas Industry
Produced Water Treatment
Electronics
NORTH AMERICAN MARKET VALUE
TABLE 66 NORTH AMERICAN MARKET SIZE AND GROWTH FOR NONWOVEN FILTER MEDIA, BY APPLICATION, THROUGH 2021 ($ MILLIONS)
TABLE 67 NORTH AMERICAN MARKET SHARES OF NONWOVEN FILTER MEDIA, BY APPLICATION, 2015 (%)
CHAPTER 21 EUROPEAN MARKET OVERVIEW
EUROPEAN MARKET FOR NONWOVEN FILTER MEDIA
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
REGULATORY ENVIRONMENT
European Commission Guidelines
TABLE 68 EUROPEAN MARKET SIZE AND GROWTH FOR NONWOVEN FILTER MEDIA, BY APPLICATION, THROUGH 2021 ($ MILLIONS)
TABLE 69 EUROPEAN MARKET SHARES OF NONWOVEN FILTER MEDIA, BY APPLICATION, 2015 (%)
CHAPTER 22 ASIA-PACIFIC MARKET OVERVIEW
ASIA-PACIFIC MARKET FOR NONWOVEN FILTER MEDIA
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
India
TABLE 70 ASIA-PACIFIC MARKET SIZE AND GROWTH FOR NONWOVEN FILTER MEDIA, BY APPLICATION, THROUGH 2021 ($ MILLIONS)
TABLE 71 ASIA-PACIFIC MARKET SHARES OF NONWOVEN FILTER MEDIA, BY APPLICATION, 2015 (%)
CHAPTER 23 REST OF THE WORLD MARKET OVERVIEW
REST OF THE WORLD MARKET FOR NONWOVEN FILTER MEDIA
ECONOMIC TRENDS
TABLE 72 REST OF WORLD MARKET SIZE AND GROWTH FOR NONWOVEN FILTER MEDIA, BY APPLICATION, THROUGH 2021 ($ MILLIONS)
TABLE 73 REST OF THE WORLD MARKET SHARES OF NONWOVEN FILTER MEDIA, BY APPLICATION, 2015 (%)
LATIN AND SOUTH AMERICA
Water Filtration
Transportation
Industrial Manufacturing
Oil and Gas
MIDDLE EAST/AFRICA
Nonwovens Manufacturing
Water Filtration
Desalination
Oil and Gas
Middle East
Africa
Other Applications
CHAPTER 24 TECHNOLOGICAL DEVELOPMENTS AND TRENDS
PATENT ANALYSIS
TABLE 74 GLOBAL PATENTS RELATED TO NONWOVEN FILTER MEDIA, JUNE 2011 TO JUNE 2016
Patents in China
Nanofiber Filtration Patents
TECHNOLOGY DEVELOPMENT TRENDS
NANOFIBER FILTER MEDIA DEVELOPMENTS
Electrospinning
Nozzleless Electrospinning
Alternative Technologies
Plasma Coating
SPUNBONDED POLYESTER AND HYBRIDS
BICOMPONENT FIBERS
ENVIRONMENTALLY SUSTAINABLE MEDIA
RECYCLED FIBERS
SURFACE-MODIFIED FIBERS
PLEATED CERAMIC MATERIALS

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