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Leading Manufacturers Of Nonwoven Filter Media And Their Key Customers

Leading Manufacturers Of Nonwoven Filter Media And Their Key Customers

The global market for finished filters and filter equipment is estimated to have been worth US$40 bn-US$60 bn in 2014 while the global market for nonwoven filter media is expected to have a value of around US$3.5 bn in 2015. The report focuses on the filter media manufacturing capabilities of ten of the leading nonwovens companies with significant filter media businesses and ten of the leading customers for nonwoven filter media. In particular, it provides an introduction to their products and the markets they serve – including food processing, health care, HVAC (heating, ventilation and air conditioning), manufacturing, transportation and water filtration. The report also provides information on the types of materials produced for such filter media and the technologies employed, and analyses trends in pricing. The ten filter media manufacturers profiled are 3M, Ahlstrom, Avintiv, DuPont, Freudenberg Performance Materials, Glatfelter, Johns Manville, Kimberly-Clark, Lydall and Neenah Paper. The ten filter media customers profiled are 3M, Camfil Group, Clarcor, Cummins, Donaldson, Filtration Group, Mann+Hummel, Pall Corporation, Parker Hannifin and Pentair.


  • SUMMARY
  • INTRODUCTION
    • Market for nonwoven filter media
      • Market size
    • End use markets
    • Type of materials produced
    • Pricing
  • LEADING TEN NONWOVEN FILTER MEDIA MANUFACTURERS
    • Table Leading ten nonwovens companies with filter media businesses by overall nonwovens salesa, 2014 (US$ mn)
  • NONWOVEN FILTER MEDIA MANUFACTURERS: AVINTIV
  • NONWOVEN FILTER MEDIA MANUFACTURERS: FREUDENBERG PERFORMANCE MATERIALS
    • Freudenberg Filtration Technologies
    • Use of recycled materials
  • NONWOVEN FILTER MEDIA MANUFACTURERS: DUPONT
    • Kevlar
    • Nomex
    • Tyvek
  • NONWOVEN FILTER MEDIA MANUFACTURERS: KIMBERLY-CLARK
  • NONWOVEN FILTER MEDIA MANUFACTURERS: AHLSTROM
  • NONWOVEN FILTER MEDIA MANUFACTURERS: JOHNS MANVILLE
  • NONWOVEN FILTER MEDIA MANUFACTURERS: 3M
  • NONWOVEN FILTER MEDIA MANUFACTURERS: GLATFELTER
  • NONWOVEN FILTER MEDIA MANUFACTURERS: LYDALL
  • NONWOVEN FILTER MEDIA MANUFACTURERS: NEENAH PAPER
  • KEY CUSTOMERS FOR NONWOVEN FILTER MEDIA MANUFACTURERS
    • Table Leading ten manufacturers of filter systems by turnover, 2014 (US$ mn)
  • KEY CUSTOMERS: MANN+HUMMEL
  • KEY CUSTOMERS: CUMMINS
    • Cummins Filtration
  • KEY CUSTOMERS: PALL CORPORATION
    • Global businesses
    • Life Sciences
    • Industrial
    • Filter media manufacturing capabilities
  • KEY CUSTOMERS: PARKER HANNIFIN
  • KEY CUSTOMERS: DONALDSON
  • KEY CUSTOMERS: PENTAIR
    • Flow and Filtration Solutions Division
    • Water Quality Systems Division
  • KEY CUSTOMERS: CLARCOR
  • KEY CUSTOMERS: FILTRATION GROUP
  • KEY CUSTOMERS: CAMFIL GROUP
    • filters
    • Power Systems
    • Air Pollution Control (APC)

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