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US demand to rise 3.6% annually through 2018
US demand for filters will advance 3.6 percent annually to $14.5 billion in 2018. Filters are installed in a wide range of equipment and vehicles as original equipment; however, replacement (or aftermarket) demand accounts for the vast majority of filter sales. The filter aftermarket will be aided by a growing penetration of newer products -- especially motor vehicle cabin air filters, diesel emissions filters, and many varieties of home air and water filters -- and rising end-user awareness of their recommended service lives.

Longer lasting filters to have mixed impact
The development of filters featuring technologies that extend their useful lives will have a mixed impact on demand, boosting sales since they are priced at a premium, but also restraining demand in volume terms. Both the original equipment and replacement filter markets will be aided by regulatory changes -- particularly regarding potable water quality, diesel engine emissions, and pollution from electric utilities -- supporting sales of existing filters and the development of new products.

Motor vehicle market to remain largest segment
The motor vehicle market will continue to account for the largest portion of total demand, with a 27 percent share in 2018, owing to the high volume of filters sold both as original equipment and in the aftermarket. Motor vehicle filter demand will be supported by a rising number of vehicles in use and increasingly strict standards for vehicle emissions. Value growth will also benefit from the introduction and adoption of newer products, such as cabin air filters and other specialty and high value vehicle filters.

Industrial, manufacturing market to grow the fastest
Demand for filters in the industrial and manufacturing market will increase 4.5 percent annually through 2018, the fastest of any major filter market, stimulated by improved outlook for manufacturing as well as continued interest in pollution reduction and sustainability. In addition, a rebound in industrial investment, particularly for pollution control equipment to ensure that facilities meet evolving pollution standards, will support gains. Demand for filters in the consumer and utilities markets are also projected to increase at an above average pace through the forecast period. Consumer sales are aided by concerns about the quality of indoor air and home tap water supplies. The utilities market will be driven by evolving regulations regarding potable water quality, wastewater treatment, and air pollution from electric power companies.

Fluid, engine filters to remain most common types, air filters to grow the fastest
In 2013, fluid filters (e.g., fluid power, municipal water and waste, consumer water, and industrial fluid filters) and internal combustion engine and related filters (oil filters, air intake filters, fuel filters, cabin air filters and others) accounted for 37 and 35 percent of total filter sales, respectively. However, air filters, which represented the remainder of total sales in 2013, will achieve the fastest gains through 2018, benefiting from changes in pollution regulations, improvements in manufacturing activity, rising consumer interest, and rebounding construction spending.


  • INTRODUCTION
  • EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
    • Table FILTER SUPPLY & DEMAND
  • MARKET ENVIRONMENT
    • General
    • Macroeconomic Environment
      • Table MACROECONOMIC INDICATORS
    • Demographics
      • 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
    • Motor Vehicle Outlook
      • Table MOTOR VEHICLE INDICATORS
    • Water Use Trends
      • Table WATER WITHDRAWAL & USE
    • Pollution Control Equipment
      • Table POLLUTION CONTROL EQUIPMENT SHIPMENTS
    • Pricing
    • Environmental & Regulatory Considerations
      • Water & Industrial Effluent Regulations
      • Air Regulations
      • Other Regulations
    • Historical Market Trends
      • Table FILTER MARKET, 2003-2013
      • Table CHART II-1 FILTER MARKET, 2004-2013
    • Foreign Trade
      • Table US FOREIGN TRADE IN FILTERS
      • Exports
      • Imports
    • World Market
  • FILTRATION TECHNOLOGY
    • General
    • Conventional Filtration Technology
      • Fluid Filtration
      • Air Filtration
    • Filtration Media
      • Table FILTER DEMAND BY MEDIA TYPE
      • Table CHART III-1 FILTER DEMAND BY MEDIA TYPE, 2013
      • Paper
        • Table PAPER MEDIA FILTER DEMAND
      • Fabric
        • Table FABRIC 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 FILTER SUPPLY & DEMAND
      • Table CHART IV-1 FILTER DEMAND BY TYPE, 2013
    • Fluid Filters
      • Table FLUID FILTER SUPPLY & DEMAND
      • Fluid Power Filters
        • Table FLUID POWER FILTER SUPPLY & DEMAND
        • Table INDUSTRIAL & MOBILE EQUIPMENT FLUID POWER FILTER SHIPMENTS
        • Table AEROSPACE FLUID FILTER SHIPMENTS
      • Other Fluid Filters
        • Table OTHER FLUID FILTER SUPPLY & DEMAND
    • Internal Combustion Engine & Related Filters
      • Table INTERNAL COMBUSTION ENGINE & RELATED FILTER SUPPLY & DEMAND
      • Table CHART IV-2 INTERNAL COMBUSTION ENGINE & RELATED FILTER DEMAND BY TYPE, 2013
      • Oil Filters
        • Table INTERNAL COMBUSTION ENGINE OIL FILTER SUPPLY & DEMAND
      • Air Intake Filters
        • Table INTERNAL COMBUSTION ENGINE AIR INTAKE FILTER SUPPLY & DEMAND
      • Fuel Filters
        • Table INTERNAL COMBUSTION ENGINE FUEL FILTER SUPPLY & DEMAND
      • Cabin Air Filters
        • Table INTERNAL COMBUSTION ENGINE CABIN AIR FILTER SUPPLY & DEMAND
      • Other Internal Combustion Engine & Related Filters
        • Table OTHER INTERNAL COMBUSTION ENGINE & RELATED FILTER SUPPLY & DEMAND
    • Air Filters
      • Table AIR FILTER SUPPLY & DEMAND
      • Table CHART IV-3 AIR FILTER DEMAND BY TYPE, 2013
      • Panel & Pocket Filters
        • Table PANEL & POCKET AIR 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 FILTER DEMAND BY MARKET
      • Table CHART V-1 FILTER DEMAND BY MARKET, 2013
    • Motor Vehicles
      • Table MOTOR VEHICLE MARKET FOR FILTERS
      • Motor Vehicle OEM Market
        • Table OEM MARKET FOR MOTOR VEHICLE FILTERS
      • Motor Vehicle Aftermarket
        • Table MOTOR VEHICLE FILTER AFTERMARKET
        • Table CHART V-2 MOTOR VEHICLE FILTER AFTERMARKET DEMAND BY USER, 2013
    • Other Transportation Equipment
      • Table OTHER TRANSPORTATION EQUIPMENT MARKET FOR FILTERS
      • Environmental Regulations
      • Suppliers
    • Utilities
      • Table UTILITIES MARKET FOR FILTERS
      • Electric & Gas Utilities Market
        • Table ELECTRIC & GAS UTILITIES MARKET FOR FILTERS
      • Water & Waste Treatment Market
        • Table WATER & WASTE TREATMENT MARKET FOR FILTERS
    • Consumer
      • Table CONSUMER MARKET FOR FILTERS
      • Water
        • Table WATER FILTER DEMAND IN THE CONSUMER MARKET
      • Air
        • Table AIR FILTER DEMAND IN THE CONSUMER MARKET
    • Industrial & Manufacturing
      • Table INDUSTRIAL & MANUFACTURING MARKET FOR FILTERS
      • Equipment & Products
        • Table FILTER DEMAND IN INDUSTRIAL EQUIPMENT & MANUFACTURED PRODUCTS
      • Industrial Pollution Control
        • Table FILTER DEMAND IN INDUSTRIAL POLLUTION CONTROL
    • Other Markets
      • Table OTHER MARKETS FOR FILTERS
  • INDUSTRY STRUCTURE
    • General
    • Industry Composition
      • Table US FILTER SALES BY COMPANY, 2013
    • Market Share
      • Table CHART VI-1 US FILTER MARKET SHARE, 2013
    • Competitive Strategies
    • Research & Development
    • Distribution
    • Marketing
    • Mergers & Acquisitions
      • Table SELECTED ACQUISITIONS & DIVESTITURES
    • Cooperative Agreements
      • Table SELECTED COOPERATIVE AGREEMENTS
    • Company Profiles
      • Affinia Group Incorporated
      • Ahlstrom Corporation
      • Autoparts Holdings Limited
      • Berkshire Hathaway Incorporated
      • Camfil AB
      • Caterpillar Incorporated
      • CLARCOR Incorporated
      • Clorox Company
      • Corning Incorporated
      • Crane Company
      • Culligan International Company
      • Cummins Incorporated
      • DENSO Corporation
      • Donaldson Company Incorporated
      • Eaton Corporation plc
      • Evoqua Water Technologies LLC
      • Filtration Group Incorporated
      • Flanders Corporation
      • Ford Motor Company
      • Freudenberg & Company KG
      • General Electric Company
      • General Motors Company
      • Helen of Troy Limited
      • HMI Industries Incorporated
      • Hollingsworth & Vose Company
      • Honeywell International Incorporated
      • Jarden Corporation
      • Johnson Matthey plc
      • MANN+HUMMEL GmbH
      • PACCAR Incorporated
      • Pall Corporation
      • Parker-Hannifin Corporation
      • Pentair Limited
      • Procter & Gamble Company
      • Siemens AG
      • SPX Corporation
      • 3M Company
      • UCI Holdings Limited
      • Veolia Environnement SA
      • Visteon Corporation
    • Additional Filter Companies

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