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World demand to rise 7.6% annually through 2015
Global demand for filters is projected to increase a healthy 7.6 percent annually to $65.9 billion in 2015. This growth rate is an acceleration from the gains of the 2005-2010 period, reflecting in part the reduced 2010 bases of the developed countries. While the global recession of 2009 restrained manufacturing activity and capital investments, economic recovery in several key markets through 2015 will boost gains.

China, India, Indonesia among fastest growing national markets
Countries such as China, India, Indonesia and others with large, developing industrial bases and nascent regulatory schemes are expected to see the fastest growth. Filter sales in developing areas will also be driven by rising per capita incomes, which will bolster building construction spending, and motor vehicle and motorcycle ownership levels. Rising environmental standards and increased attention paid to food and beverage safety regulations, along with better enforcement, will further drive investment in filters in many parts of the world. Growth will also be based on the increased need to tap poor quality water resources, and rising investment in modernizing water, wastewater and power generation infrastructure.

In 2010, China and Japan were the second and third largest national markets behind the US, representing 13 and 9 percent of global sales, respectively. Additionally, China is expected to post the biggest gains of any national market through 2015.

Product demand in developed countries is fueled by improving economic onditions, higher income levels and the relatively stringent and well enforced nvironmental standards, boosting associated filter sales. North America and Western Europe will record similar market gains through 2015, rebounding from a low 2010 base. Although representing mature markets, these areas will remain the most intensive users of filters in per capita terms, reflecting the advanced nature of their economies, as well as the large numbers of filter-containing equipment in use, supporting substantial aftermarket filter demand. North America, Western Europe and Japan are fairly comparable in terms of the maturity of their water and power generation infrastructures, the regulatory schemes and the technological sophistication of local manufacturing. The increased emphasis on water conservation and air pollution control will also boost sales.

Manufacturing to be fastest growing filter market
Filter sales in the manufacturing market will grow fastest through 2015, benefiting from an improvement in manufacturing activity. The utilities market for filters, which will post the next fastest gains, will be stimulated by rising global demand for water and electric utility services, leading to the construction of numerous new power plants, water and wastewater treatment facilities, and waste incinerators. However, transportation equipment will remain the biggest single market for filters in 2015, benefiting from an acceleration in the overall number of motor vehicles and motorcycles in use, as well as from an improvement in transportation equipment production. Sales to the much smaller consumer market will be fueled by concerns about the quality of indoor air and drinking water supplies, as well as rising per capita incomes, helping make filters more affordable.


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Global Demand for Filters to Approach $66 Billion in 2015

Global demand for filters is projected to increase a healthy 7.6 percent annually to $65.9 billion in 2015. This growth rate is an acceleration from the gains of the 2005- 2010 period, reflecting in part the reduced 2010 bases of the developed countries. Economic recovery in several key markets through 2015 will boost gains as the global recession of 2009 restrained manufacturing activity and capital investments. These and other trends are presented in World Filters, a new study from The Freedonia Group, Inc., a Cleveland-based industry market research firm.

Countries such as China, India, Indonesia and others with large, developing industrial bases and nascent regulatory schemes are expected to see the fastest growth. Filter sales in developing areas will be driven by rising per capita incomes, which will bolster key filter markets such as motor vehicles and motorcycles. Rising environmental standards and increased attention paid to food and beverage safety regulations, along with better enforcement, will require additional investment in filters. Fast growing economic activity in developing areas will result in the increased need to tap poor quality water resources, and rising investment in modernizing water, wastewater and power generation infrastructure, all to the benefit of filter demand. However, in many of the least developed countries, especially in Africa and parts of Asia, growth will be limited by lack of adequate funding and local corruption that impedes progress.

In 2010, the US was the largest national market with 20 percent of global sales, followed by China and Japan, with 12 and 9 percent of global sales, respectively. China is projected to post the biggest growth of any national market, with 22 percent of projected global filter gains between 2010 and 2015.

Filter demand in developed countries will be fueled by improving economic conditions, higher income levels, and relatively stringent and well-enforced environmental standards. North America and Western Europe will record similar gains through 2015, rebounding from low 2010 bases. Although representing mature markets, these regions will remain the most intensive users of filters in per capita terms, reflecting the advanced nature of their economies. North America, Western Europe and Japan are fairly comparable in terms of the maturity of their water and power generation infrastructures, regulatory oversight, and the technological sophistication of local manufacturing, all of which will boost sales of aftermarket filters.

  • INTRODUCTION
  • EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
    • Table WORLD FILTER DEMAND (million dollars)
  • MARKET ENVIRONMENT
    • General
    • World Economic Overview
      • Recent Economic Performance
      • World Economic Outlook
        • Table WORLD GROSS DOMESTIC PRODUCT BY REGION (billion 2009 dollars)
    • World Demographic Overview
      • Population
        • Table WORLD POPULATION BY REGION (million persons)
      • Households
        • Table WORLD HOUSEHOLDS BY REGION (millions)
    • World Personal Income Trends
      • Table WORLD PER CAPITA GROSS DOMESTIC PRODUCT BY REGION (2009 dollars)
    • World Manufacturing Outlook
      • Table WORLD MANUFACTURING VALUE ADDED BY REGION (billion 2009 dollars)
    • World Motor Vehicle Trends
      • Motor Vehicles in Use
        • Table WORLD MOTOR VEHICLES IN USE BY REGION (million units)
      • Motor Vehicle Production
        • Table WORLD MOTOR VEHICLE PRODUCTION BY REGION (thousand units)
    • World Motorcycle Trends
      • Motorcycles in Use
        • Table WORLD MOTORCYCLES IN USE BY REGION (million units)
      • Motorcycle Production
        • Table WORLD MOTORCYCLE PRODUCTION BY REGION (thousand units)
    • World Building Construction Trends
      • Table WORLD BUILDING CONSTRUCTION EXPENDITURES BY REGION (billion 2009 dollars)
    • World HVAC Equipment Outlook
      • Table WORLD HVAC EQUIPMENT DEMAND BY REGION (million dollars)
    • World Nonagricultural Water Use
      • Table WORLD NONAGRICULTURAL WATER USE BY REGION (billion cubic meters per year)
    • Pricing Patterns
    • Filtration & Separation Technologies
      • Conventional Filtration Technology
      • Filtration Media
      • Competitive Technologies
    • Legal & Regulatory Environment
  • OVERVIEW
    • General
    • Regional Overview
      • Demand
        • Table WORLD FILTER DEMAND BY REGION (million dollars)
      • Production
        • Table WORLD FILTER SHIPMENTS BY REGION (million dollars)
      • International Trade
        • Table WORLD FILTER NET EXPORTS BY REGION (million dollars)
    • Demand by Product
      • Table WORLD FILTER DEMAND BY PRODUCT (million dollars)
      • Internal Combustion Engine & Related
        • Table WORLD INTERNAL COMBUSTION ENGINE (ICE) &RELATED FILTER DEMAND BY PRODUCT & REGION (million dollars)
      • Fluid
        • Table WORLD FLUID FILTER DEMAND BY PRODUCT & REGION (million dollars)
      • Air
        • Table WORLD AIR FILTER DEMAND BY PRODUCT & REGION (million dollars)
    • Demand by Market
      • Table WORLD FILTER DEMAND BY MARKET (million dollars)
      • Transportation Equipment
        • Table WORLD TRANSPORTATION EQUIPMENT FILTER DEMAND BY REGION (million dollars)
      • Manufacturing
        • Table WORLD MANUFACTURING FILTER DEMAND BY REGION (million dollars)
      • Utilities
        • Table WORLD UTILITY FILTER DEMAND BY REGION (million dollars)
      • Consumer
        • Table WORLD CONSUMER FILTER DEMAND BY REGION (million dollars)
      • Other
        • Table WORLD DEMAND FOR OTHER FILTERS BY REGION (million dollars)
  • NORTH AMERICA
    • North America: General
    • North America: Filter Supply & Demand
      • Table NORTH AMERICA: FILTER SUPPLY & DEMAND (million dollars)
    • North America: Filter Demand by Type & Market
      • Table NORTH AMERICA: FILTER DEMAND BY TYPE & MARKET (million dollars)
    • United States
      • Table UNITED STATES: FILTER SUPPLY & DEMAND (million dollars)
      • Table UNITED STATES: FILTER DEMAND BY TYPE (million dollars)
      • Table UNITED STATES: FILTER DEMAND BY MARKET (million dollars)
    • Canada
      • Table CANADA: FILTER SUPPLY & DEMAND (million US dollars)
      • Table CANADA: FILTER DEMAND BY TYPE (million US dollars)
      • Table CANADA: FILTER DEMAND BY MARKET (million US dollars)
    • Mexico
      • Table MEXICO: FILTER SUPPLY & DEMAND (million dollars)
      • Table MEXICO: FILTER DEMAND BY TYPE (million dollars)
      • Table MEXICO: FILTER DEMAND BY MARKET (million dollars)
  • WESTERN EUROPE
    • Western Europe: General
    • Western Europe: Filter Supply & Demand
      • Table WESTERN EUROPE: FILTER SUPPLY & DEMAND (million dollars)
    • Western Europe: Filter Demand by Type & Market
      • Table WESTERN EUROPE: FILTER DEMAND BY TYPE & MARKET (million dollars)
    • France
      • Table FRANCE: FILTER SUPPLY & DEMAND (million dollars)
      • Table FRANCE: FILTER DEMAND BY TYPE (million dollars)
      • Table FRANCE: FILTER DEMAND BY MARKET (million dollars)
    • Germany
      • Table GERMANY: FILTER SUPPLY & DEMAND (million dollars)
      • Table GERMANY: FILTER DEMAND BY TYPE (million dollars)
      • Table GERMANY: FILTER DEMAND BY MARKET (million dollars)
    • Italy
      • Table ITALY: FILTER SUPPLY & DEMAND (million dollars)
      • Table ITALY: FILTER DEMAND BY TYPE (million dollars)
      • Table ITALY: FILTER DEMAND BY MARKET (million dollars)
    • Spain
      • Table SPAIN: FILTER SUPPLY & DEMAND (million dollars)
      • Table SPAIN: FILTER DEMAND BY TYPE (million dollars)
      • Table SPAIN: FILTER DEMAND BY MARKET (million dollars)
    • United Kingdom
      • Table UNITED KINGDOM: FILTER SUPPLY & DEMAND (million dollars)
      • Table UNITED KINGDOM: FILTER DEMAND BY TYPE (million dollars)
      • Table UNITED KINGDOM: FILTER DEMAND BY MARKET (million dollars)
    • Other Western Europe
      • Table OTHER WESTERN EUROPE: FILTER SUPPLY & DEMAND (million dollars)
      • Table OTHER WESTERN EUROPE: FILTER DEMAND BY TYPE (million dollars)
      • Table OTHER WESTERN EUROPE: FILTER DEMAND BY MARKET (million dollars)
      • Table OTHER WESTERN EUROPE: FILTER DEMAND BY COUNTRY (million dollars)
  • ASIA/PACIFIC
    • Asia/Pacific: General
    • Asia/Pacific: Filter Supply & Demand
      • Table ASIA/PACIFIC: FILTER SUPPLY & DEMAND (million dollars)
    • Asia/Pacific: Filter Demand by Type & Market
      • Table ASIA/PACIFIC: FILTER DEMAND BY TYPE & MARKET (million dollars)
    • Australia
      • Table AUSTRALIA: FILTER SUPPLY & DEMAND (million US dollars)
      • Table AUSTRALIA: FILTER DEMAND BY TYPE (million US dollars)
      • Table AUSTRALIA: FILTER DEMAND BY MARKET (million US dollars)
    • China
      • Table CHINA: FILTER SUPPLY & DEMAND (million dollars)
      • Table CHINA: FILTER DEMAND BY TYPE (million dollars)
      • Table CHINA: FILTER DEMAND BY MARKET (million dollars)
    • India
      • Table INDIA: FILTER SUPPLY & DEMAND (million dollars)
      • Table INDIA: FILTER DEMAND BY TYPE (million dollars)
      • Table INDIA: FILTER DEMAND BY MARKET (million dollars)
    • Indonesia
      • Table INDONESIA: FILTER SUPPLY & DEMAND (million dollars)
      • Table INDONESIA: FILTER DEMAND BY TYPE (million dollars)
      • Table INDONESIA: FILTER DEMAND BY MARKET (million dollars)
    • Japan
      • Table JAPAN: FILTER SUPPLY & DEMAND (million dollars)
      • Table JAPAN: FILTER DEMAND BY TYPE (million dollars)
      • Table JAPAN: FILTER DEMAND BY MARKET (million dollars)
    • South Korea
      • Table SOUTH KOREA: FILTER SUPPLY & DEMAND (million dollars)
      • Table SOUTH KOREA: FILTER DEMAND BY TYPE (million dollars)
      • Table SOUTH KOREA: FILTER DEMAND BY MARKET (million dollars)
    • Taiwan
      • Table TAIWAN: FILTER SUPPLY & DEMAND (million US dollars)
      • Table TAIWAN: FILTER DEMAND BY TYPE (million US dollars)
      • Table TAIWAN: FILTER DEMAND BY MARKET (million US dollars)
    • Other Asia/Pacific
      • Table OTHER ASIA/PACIFIC: FILTER SUPPLY & DEMAND (million dollars)
      • Table OTHER ASIA/PACIFIC: FILTER DEMAND BY TYPE (million dollars)
      • Table OTHER ASIA/PACIFIC: FILTER DEMAND BY MARKET (million dollars)
      • Table OTHER ASIA/PACIFIC: FILTER DEMAND BY COUNTRY (million dollars)
  • OTHER REGIONS
    • Central & South America: General
      • Table CENTRAL & SOUTH AMERICA: FILTER SUPPLY & DEMAND (million dollars)
      • Table CENTRAL & SOUTH AMERICA: FILTER DEMAND BY TYPE & MARKET (million dollars)
      • Brazil
        • Table BRAZIL: FILTER SUPPLY & DEMAND (million dollars)
        • Table BRAZIL: FILTER DEMAND BY TYPE (million dollars)
        • Table BRAZIL: FILTER DEMAND BY MARKET (million dollars)
      • Other Central & South America
        • Table OTHER CENTRAL & SOUTH AMERICA: FILTER SUPPLY & DEMAND (million dollars)
        • Table OTHER CENTRAL & SOUTH AMERICA: FILTER DEMAND BY TYPE (million dollars)
        • Table OTHER CENTRAL & SOUTH AMERICA: FILTER DEMAND BY MARKET (million dollars)
    • Eastern Europe: General
      • Table EASTERN EUROPE: FILTER SUPPLY & DEMAND (million dollars)
      • Table EASTERN EUROPE: FILTER DEMAND BY TYPE & MARKET (million dollars)
      • Poland
        • Table POLAND: FILTER SUPPLY & DEMAND (million dollars)
        • Table POLAND: FILTER DEMAND BY TYPE (million dollars)
        • Table POLAND: FILTER DEMAND BY MARKET (million dollars)
      • Russia
        • Table RUSSIA: FILTER SUPPLY & DEMAND (million dollars)
        • Table RUSSIA: FILTER DEMAND BY TYPE (million dollars)
        • Table RUSSIA: FILTER DEMAND BY MARKET (million dollars)
      • Other Eastern Europe
        • Table OTHER EASTERN EUROPE: FILTER SUPPLY & DEMAND (million dollars)
        • Table OTHER EASTERN EUROPE: FILTER DEMAND BY TYPE (million dollars)
        • Table OTHER EASTERN EUROPE: FILTER DEMAND BY MARKET (million dollars)
        • Table OTHER EASTERN EUROPE: FILTER DEMAND BY COUNTRY (million dollars)
    • Africa/Mideast: General
      • Table AFRICA/MIDEAST: FILTER SUPPLY & DEMAND (million dollars)
      • Table AFRICA/MIDEAST: FILTER DEMAND BY TYPE & MARKET (million dollars)
      • Turkey
        • Table TURKEY: FILTER SUPPLY & DEMAND (million dollars)
        • Table TURKEY: FILTER DEMAND BY TYPE (million dollars)
        • Table TURKEY: FILTER DEMAND BY MARKET (million dollars)
      • Other Africa/Mideast
        • Table OTHER AFRICA/MIDEAST: FILTER SUPPLY & DEMAND (million dollars)
        • Table OTHER AFRICA/MIDEAST: FILTER DEMAND BY TYPE (million dollars)
        • Table OTHER AFRICA/MIDEAST: FILTER DEMAND BY MARKET (million dollars)
        • Table OTHER AFRICA/MIDEAST: FILTER DEMAND BY COUNTRY (million dollars)
  • INDUSTRY STRUCTURE
    • General
    • Industry Composition
      • Table FILTER SALES BY COMPANY, 2010 (million dollars)
    • Market Share
    • Competitive Strategies
    • Research & New Product Development
    • Marketing & Distribution
    • Mergers & Acquisitions
      • Table SELECTED ACQUISITIONS & DIVESTITURES
    • Cooperative Agreements
      • Table SELECTED COOPERATIVE AGREEMENTS
    • Company Profiles
      • Affinia Group Incorporated
      • Ahlstrom Corporation
      • Alfa Laval AB
      • Bengbu Jinwei Filters Company Limited
      • Bosch (Robert) GmbH
      • BRITA GmbH
      • Camfil Farr Group
      • CLARCOR Incorporated
      • Corning Incorporated
      • Cummins Incorporated
      • Daikin Industries Limited
      • DENSO Corporation
      • Donaldson Company Incorporated
      • Eaton Corporation
      • Faurecia SA
      • Filtration Group Incorporated
      • Filtrona plc
      • Flanders Corporation
      • Freudenberg & Company KG
      • General Electric Company
      • General Motors Company
      • Helen of Troy Limited
      • Honeywell International Incorporated
      • IBIDEN Company Limited
      • Johnson Matthey plc
      • MAHLE International GmbH
      • MANN+HUMMEL GmbH
      • NGK Insulators Limited
      • Pall Corporation
      • Parker-Hannifin Corporation
      • Pentair Incorporated
      • Procter & Gamble Company
      • ROKI Company Limited
      • Shanghai BG Industrial Fabric Company Limited
      • Siemens AG
      • Sogefi SpA
      • SPX Corporation
      • Tenneco Incorporated
      • 3M Company
      • Toyota Boshoku Corporation
      • UCI International Incorporated
      • Xinxiang Pingyuan Filter & Purification Company Limited
    • Other Companies Mentioned in Study

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