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Air & Fluid Filters

Air & Fluid Filters

The US air and fluid filter market will expand 3.8 percent annually through 2020, reaching $9.7 billion. Gains will be driven by ongoing concerns about the quality of indoor air and drinking water and by increased manufacturing activity. Sales of “smart” features and complementary monitoring devices will support per unit value gains and will promote timeliness of filter replacement.

This report segments the US air and fluid filter industry by product and market. Data is provided in million US dollars.

Air and fluid filter products include:
Fluid filters, such as:
Consumer water filters
Fluid power filters
Other fluid filters
Air filters, such as:
Panel and pocket filters
Fabric air pollution filters
Cartridge filters
Electrostatic air filters
Air washer filters
Other air filters

Consumer water filters will remain the largest major product category through 2020, when they will comprise 18 percent of the market. The fastest growth will be for cartridge and air washer air filters, driven by accelerating shipments of air pollution control equipment and growth in manufacturing activity, as well as increasingly strict environmental regulations regarding sulfur dioxide and mercury emissions.

Major air and fluid filter markets include:
Utilities
Consumer
Industrial
Other markets

Utilities, consumer, and industrial markets comprised similar shares of the industry in 2015, together accounting for 89 percent of demand. These three markets will advance at similar rates through 2020, buoyed by ongoing concerns about the quality of indoor air and drinking water, pollution control regulations, the increasing popularity of whole-house air filtration units, and by the positive outlook for manufacturing, which application uses a significant volume of filters.

The majority of the participants in the US are small or mid-sized, privately held firms with limited product lines and total corporate annual sales of less than $20 million. This study includes sales data for industry participants such as CLARCOR, Clorox (Brita), Culligan International, Cummins, Daikin Industries (AAF International), Donaldson, Evoqua Water Technologies, Filtration Group, Flanders, Helen of Troy (Bermuda), Parker-Hannifin, and 3M. In addition, the industry has seen a number of notable acquisitions and divestitures in recent years.


  • INTRODUCTION
  • EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
    • Table AIR & FLUID FILTER SUPPLY & DEMAND
  • MARKET ENVIRONMENT
    • General
    • Macroeconomic Outlook
      • Table MACROECONOMIC INDICATORS
    • Demographic Trends
      • Table POPULATION & HOUSEHOLDS
    • Manufacturing Environment
      • Table MANUFACTURERS' SHIPMENTS
    • Machinery Overview
      • Table MACHINERY SHIPMENTS
    • Consumer Spending Environment
      • Table PERSONAL CONSUMPTION EXPENDITURES
    • Building Construction Trends
      • Table BUILDING CONSTRUCTION EXPENDITURES
    • Water Use Trends
      • Table WATER WITHDRAWAL & USE
    • Pollution Control Equipment
      • Table POLLUTION CONTROL EQUIPMENT SHIPMENTS
    • Pricing
      • Table CHART II-1 AIR & FLUID FILTER PRICE INDEX, 2005-2025
    • Environmental & Regulatory Considerations
      • Water & Industrial Effluent Regulations
      • Air Regulations
      • Other Regulations
    • Historical Market Trends
      • Table AIR & FLUID FILTER MARKET, 2005-2015
      • Table CHART II-2 AIR & FLUID FILTER MARKET, 2006-2015
    • Foreign Trade
      • Table FOREIGN TRADE IN AIR & FLUID FILTERS
      • Exports
      • Imports
    • World Market
      • Table CHART II-3 WORLD AIR & FLUID FILTER DEMAND BY REGION, 2015
  • FILTRATION TECHNOLOGY
    • General
    • Conventional Filtration Technology
      • Fluid Filtration
      • Air Filtration
    • Filtration Media
      • Table AIR & FLUID FILTER DEMAND BY MEDIA TYPE
      • Table CHART III-1 AIR & FLUID FILTER DEMAND BY MEDIA TYPE, 2015
      • Fabric
        • Table FABRIC MEDIA FILTER DEMAND
      • Paper
        • Table PAPER MEDIA FILTER DEMAND
      • Other Filter Media
        • Table OTHER MEDIA FILTER DEMAND
    • Competitive Technologies
      • Ion Exchange
      • Membrane Separation
      • Distillation
      • Photo-Oxidation
      • Ozone Treatment
      • Chlorine
      • Chelating Agents & Zeolites
  • PRODUCTS
    • General
      • Table AIR & FLUID FILTER SUPPLY & DEMAND
      • Table CHART IV-1 AIR & FLUID FILTER DEMAND BY TYPE, 2015
    • Fluid Filters
      • Table FLUID FILTER SUPPLY & DEMAND
      • Consumer Water Filters
        • Table CONSUMER WATER FILTER DEMAND
      • Fluid Power Filters
        • Table FLUID POWER FILTER SUPPLY & DEMAND
        • Table HYDRAULIC FLUID POWER FILTER DEMAND
        • Table PNEUMATIC FLUID POWER FILTER DEMAND
      • Other Fluid Filters
        • Table OTHER FLUID FILTER SUPPLY & DEMAND
    • Air Filters
      • Table AIR FILTER SUPPLY & DEMAND
      • Table CHART IV-2 AIR FILTER DEMAND BY TYPE, 2015
      • Panel & Pocket Filters
        • Table PANEL & POCKET FILTER SUPPLY & DEMAND
      • Fabric Air Pollution Filters
        • Table FABRIC AIR POLLUTION FILTER SUPPLY & DEMAND
      • Cartridge Filters
        • Table CARTRIDGE FILTER SUPPLY & DEMAND
      • Electrostatic Air Filters
        • Table ELECTROSTATIC AIR FILTER SUPPLY & DEMAND
      • Air Washer Filters
        • Table AIR WASHER FILTER SUPPLY & DEMAND
      • Other Air Filters
        • Table OTHER AIR FILTER SUPPLY & DEMAND
  • MARKETS
    • General
      • Table AIR & FLUID FILTER DEMAND BY MARKET
      • Table CHART V-1 AIR & FLUID FILTER DEMAND BY MARKET, 2015
    • Utilities
      • Table UTILITIES FILTER DEMAND
      • Electric & Gas Utilities Market
        • Table ELECTRIC & GAS UTILITIES FILTER DEMAND
      • Water & Waste Treatment Market
        • Table WATER & WASTE TREATMENT FILTER DEMAND
    • Consumer
      • Table CONSUMER FILTER DEMAND
      • Water
        • Table CONSUMER WATER FILTER DEMAND
      • Air
        • Table CONSUMER AIR FILTER DEMAND
    • Industrial
      • Table INDUSTRIAL FILTER DEMAND
      • Equipment & Products
        • Table INDUSTRIAL EQUIPMENT & MANUFACTURED PRODUCT FILTER DEMAND
      • Industrial Pollution Control
        • Table INDUSTRIAL POLLUTION CONTROL FILTER DEMAND
    • Other Markets
      • Table OTHER MARKETS FILTER DEMAND
      • Nonautomotive Transportation Equipment
      • Off-Road Equipment & All Other
  • INDUSTRY STRUCTURE
    • General
    • Industry Composition
      • Table US AIR & FLUID FILTER SALES BY COMPANY, 2015
    • Market Share
      • Table CHART VI-1 US AIR & FLUID FILTER MARKET SHARE, 2015
    • Competitive Strategies
    • Research & Development
    • Marketing
    • Distribution
    • Cooperative Agreements
      • Table SELECTED COOPERATIVE AGREEMENTS
    • Mergers & Acquisitions
      • Table SELECTED ACQUISITIONS & DIVESTITURES
    • Company Profiles
      • Affinia Group Incorporated
      • Ahlstrom Corporation
      • Berkshire Hathaway Incorporated
      • Camfil AB
      • Caterpillar Incorporated
      • CLARCOR Incorporated
      • Clorox Company
      • Culligan International Company
      • Cummins Incorporated
      • Daikin Industries Limited
      • Danaher Corporation
      • Donaldson Company Incorporated
      • Eaton Corporation plc
      • Evoqua Water Technologies LLC
      • Filtration Group Incorporated
      • Flanders Corporation
      • Freudenberg & Company KG
      • General Electric Company
      • Helen of Troy Limited
      • Hollingsworth & Vose Company
      • Honeywell International Incorporated
      • Jarden Corporation
      • Lydall Incorporated
      • MAHLE International GmbH
      • MANN+HUMMEL GmbH
      • Parker-Hannifin Corporation
      • Pentair plc
      • SPX Corporation
      • SPX FLOW Incorporated
      • 3M Company
      • UCI Holdings Limited
      • Veolia Environnement SA

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