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Global Air Filters and Filtration Equipment Industry

NEW YORK, April 18, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Air Filters and Filtration Equipment in US$ by the following Product Group/Segments: Mechanical Filters (Primary Filters, Secondary Filters, & HEPA Filters), Gas Phase Filters, and Electronic Filters. The Global market is further analyzed in terms of value (US$) by the following application areas - Residential, Commercial, and Industrial. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and Rest of World. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2015 through 2022. Also, a six-year historic analysis is provided for these markets. Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research. Company profiles are primarily based on public domain information including company URLs. The report profiles 186 companies including many key and niche players such as -

3M Company
Airex Filter Corporation
A.L.Filter
Aerospace America Inc.
Ahlstrom Corp.

Read the full report: http://www.reportlinker.com/p01048457-summary/view-report.htmlI. INTRODUCTION, METHODOLOGY & PRODUCT DEFINITIONSStudy Reliability and Reporting Limitations I-1 Disclaimers.............. I-2 Data Interpretation & Reporting Level I-2 Quantitative Techniques & Analytics I-3 Product Definitions and Scope of Study I-3 Mechanical Air Filters..............I-4 Gas-phase Air Filters..............I-4 Electronic Air Filters..............I-4II. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY1. INDUSTRY OVERVIEW.............. II-1 Air Filters: Meeting Evolving Needs of Homes and Industries for a Hygienic and Cleaner World II-1 Alarming Rise in Air Pollution Levels Worldwide and the Urgent Need to Improve Air Quality: Foundation for Market Growth II-4 Major Indoor Pollutants and their Impact on Health: Brief Details of Pollutant, Source, and Impact on Health II-6 Table 1: Global Indoor Air Pollution Related Fatalities by Health Condition (2015E): Percentage Breakdown of Deaths for Acute Lower Respiratory Infections (ALRI), COPD, Ischemic Heart Disease, Lung Cancer, and Stroke (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)..............II-7 Key Air Pollution Statistics Worldwide: Important Opportunity Indicators.............. II-9 Table 2: Air Pollution Levels (PM10 ug/m3) for Major Countries Worldwide: 2014E (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).............. II-9Table 3: Countries with the Highest Carbon Emissions Worldwide (2015E): Percentage Breakdown for China, US, India, Russia, Japan, and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).............. II-9Table 4: Global Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Emissions (in Billion Metric Tons): 2003-2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-10Table 5: Global Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Emissions (in Billion Metric Tons): 1711, 1811, 1911, & 2011 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)..............II-10Table 6: Total Emissions in Major European Countries by Air Pollutants (2013): Ammonia, Nitrogen Oxide, Non-Methane VOC, and Sulphur Oxide Emissions (in Thousand Tons) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)..............II-11 Global Market Outlook..............II-11 Stable Global GDP Per Capita: Ushering an Era of Consumer Confidence & Spending..............II-12 Table 7: GDP Growth (in %) Globally and for Major Countries: 2015 & 2016 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-13 Despite Being Dominant Markets, Developed Countries Exhibit Modest Growth Prospects..............II-13 Developing Countries Continue to Offer Steady Growth Opportunities.............. II-142. COMPETITION.............. II-15 American Air Filter (AAF) International: A Global Leading Air Filters Company.............. II-15 Mergers & Acquisitions and Geographic Expansions: The Current Norm.............. II-15 Major Competitive Factors in the Marketplace II-16 Innovation.............. II-16 Product Performance..............II-16 Price.............. II-16 Product Knowledge..............II-17 Customization.............. II-17 Timely Delivery.............. II-17 Geographic Coverage..............II-17 Product Maintenance..............II-17 Marketing.............. II-17 Distribution Network..............II-17 Dispersion of Knowledge: An Important Competitive Variable II-183. MARKET TRENDS, ISSUES AND DRIVERS II-19 Surging Demand for HEPA Air Filters Worldwide: A Strong Growth Driver.............. II-19 Superior Functionality Drive Widespread Adoption II-20 HEPA Filters Superiority over Electronic Air Cleaners II-20 Demand for HEPA Filters Gain Momentum in Nuclear Power Plants II-20 HEPA Filters: The Preferred Medium for Indoor Air Filtration for Cardiovascular Patients..............II-21 Infrastructure Development and Increasing Sales of Air Conditioners Drive Demand for HVAC Air Filters II-21 Table 8: Global Infrastructure Spending Estimates (in US$ Trillion) by Sector over the Period 2013-2030 II-24Table 9: Global Infrastructure Spending Estimates (in US$ Trillion) by Region/Country over the Period 2010-2030 II-24Table 10: Global Sales of Air Conditioning Systems in Thousand Units for Years 2014, 2016, & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)..............II-26 Rising Incidence of Asthma and Air Borne Allergies Provide the Perfect Platform for Market Expansion II-26 Key WHO Facts on Asthma..............II-26 Global Asthma Facts by American Academy of Allergy Asthma & Immunology (AAAAI)..............II-27 Growing Prominence of Cleaner Air in Achieving Higher Vehicle Performance Drives Demand for Automotive Air Filters II-27 Stable Automobile Production Fuels Growth Opportunities in the OEM Market.............. II-29 Table 11: Global Automobile Production (In '000 Units): 2014 & 2018P (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-29 Aging Vehicles & Increasing Passenger Car Density Signals Opportunities in the Aftermarket II-30 Table 12: Average Age of Light Vehicles in the United States in the Year 2010 & 2014 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-31 Table 13: Average Age of Cars in the EU (2014): Breakdown by Country (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-31 Cabin Air Filters Offer Lucrative Growth Opportunities for Automotive Air Filters..............II-32 CAF Replacement Requirements Spur Opportunities in the Aftermarket.............. II-32 Nanofiber Technology Revolutionizes Filters and Components Development.............. II-33 Nylon Nanofiber-based Fabric for Filters II-33 Encouraging Gains in Global PMI Signals an Optimistic Outlook for Air Filtration Equipment..............II-33 Table 14: Global Manufacturing PMI: Monthly Index Points for the Period October 2014 to September 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)..............II-35 Rising Need to Prevent Uncontrolled Airborne Contamination in Food Production Boosts Market Demand II-35 Robust Power Generation Activity Benefits Demand for Gas Turbine Inlet Air Filters..............II-36 Table 15: Global Gas Turbine Inlet Filter Market (2015E): Percentage Share Breakdown of Value Sales by Geographic Region for America, Asia, Europe and Africa (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)..............II-36 Coalescer/Pre-filters and EPA filters: Major Components in Designing Intake Filters for Gas Turbines II-37 Fabric Filters Market Driven by Stringent Particulate Matter (PM) Emission Norms..............II-38 Fabric Filter Media to Gain Upper Hand over Paper Filters II-39 Paper Filters Market Grows Amid Rising Competition from Non- Woven Fabric Media.............. II-40 Expanding Applications in Cleanrooms that Require Acute Control of Air Quality Benefit Market Prospects II-40 Steady Growth in Electrical & Electronics Manufacturing Lends Traction to Market Demand..............II-41 Increasing Demand for Washable and Re-usable Air Filters Bodes Well for the Market..............II-42 Development of New Filter Media Continue to Spur Demand for Cartridge Air Filters..............II-42 Electrostatic Air Filters: Multiple Benefits Drive Healthy Growth in Demand.............. II-42 Asia-Pacific: Fastest Growing Air Filtration Market Worldwide II-43 Table 16: Global Air Filters and Filtration Equipment Market - Geographic Regions Ranked by CAGR for 2015-2022: Asia-Pacific, Latin America, US, Europe, Canada, Japan and Rest of World (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-44 Asia-Pacific: The Largest Auto Production Hub Dominate Demand for Automotive Air Filters..............II-44 Table 17: Automobiles Production Worldwide by Geographic Region/Country (2015 & 2020): Percentage Breakdown of Volume Production (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-45 Manufacturers in Developed Countries Move to Developing Asian Markets.............. II-46 Government Initiatives on Curtailing Air Pollution Propels Demand in China.............. II-46 Favorable Demographic and Economic Trends Strengthen Market Prospects.............. II-47 Aging Population: A Weighty Demographic Driver II-48 Table 18: Global Population Statistics for the 65+ Age Group (Male & Female) for Major Countries/Regions: 2013E (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)..............II-49 Rising Disposable Incomes Propel Sales of Air Purifiers, Drives Market for Air Filters..............II-50 Table 19: Annual Disposable Incomes in US$ '000 for Select Countries (2012) Growing Middle Class Population to Drive Demand (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-50 Growing Middle Class Population to Drive Demand II-50 Table 20: World Middle Class Population (2012 & 2030F): Percentage Share Breakdown by Region - Asia-Pacific, Europe, Latin America, Middle East & Africa and North America (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-514. AIR FILTER ADVANCEMENTS AND INNOVATIONS II-52 EXALIFE and VarioPleat for Commercial Vehicles with Space Constraints.............. II-52 The HVAC Load Reduction (HLR) Solution II-52 UD+ Coalescing Compressed Air Filters II-53 HemiPleat® FR Carbon Dust Collector with Conductive and Flame Retardant Features.............. II-53 'Capaceon™ and Nanoweb® for Finer Separation with Reduced Energy Consumption.............. II-53 OptiAir™ and Fleetguard Direct Flow Technologies II-54 Dual Filtration System for Filtering Formaldehyde II-54 Novel Auto Air Filter to Eliminate 99% Pollen, Odor, and Gaseous Pollutions.............. II-55 Recent Noteworthy Advancements in Filter Media II-56 Synteq® Filter Media and PowerCore® Dust Collection Technology II-56 NanoWave™: A Synthetic Media Alternative to Glass II-57 Membrane-based Air Filtration Media: A Promising Development II-575. REGULATORY ENVIRONMENT..............II-59 Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) II-59 American Society for Heating, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE) II-59 Laws for IAQ Improvement in Schools II-60 Criteria for Improved IAQ..............II-60 Types of Contaminants Present in Indoor Air and their Acceptable Levels..............II-61 Energy Star Indoor Air Package: A Boon to Builders II-61 Standards for Measuring Filtration Efficiency: An Important Performance Parameter..............II-62 ASHRAE 52.2 Standard..............II-62 MERV-A Optional.............. II-62 EN 779 Standard.............. II-626. AIR FILTERS AND FILTRATION EQUIPMENT OVERVIEW II-64 A Prelude.............. II-64 Major Types of Air Filters..............II-65 Mechanical Air Filters..............II-65 Electronic Air Filters..............II-65 Gas-phase Air Filters..............II-66 Select Air Cleaning Devices..............II-66 UVGI Cleaners.............. II-66 PCO Cleaners.............. II-66 Ozone Generators..............II-66 Portable Air Cleaners..............II-66 Various Air Cleaning Technologies & their Limitations II-67 Patents.............. II-67 Classification.............. II-67 Based on Filtration Capacity..............II-67 Air Filters by Stage: Functionality II-67 Primary Filters.............. II-68 Second-Stage Filters..............II-68 Ultrafine Filters.............. II-68 HEPA Filters.............. II-68 Particle Removal Mechanisms..............II-68 Based on Filter Media..............II-69 Fibrous Filters.............. II-69 Porous Filters.............. II-69 Capillary Porous Membrane Filters II-69 Fabric Filters.............. II-69 Based on Form Factor and Functionality II-69 Panel Filters.............. II-69 Viscous Panel Filters..............II-69 Rotating Viscous Panel Filters II-69 Roll Filters.............. II-70 Pad Filters.............. II-70 Bag Pocket Filters..............II-70 Disposable Filters..............II-70 Pleated Filters.............. II-70 Grease Filters.............. II-70 Foam Filters.............. II-70 Activated Charcoal Filter..............II-71 Humidifier Air Filters..............II-71 Anti-microbial air Filters..............II-71 Carbon Filters.............. II-71 Efficiency Rating of Air Filters II-71 Operating Characteristics of Filters II-72 Resistance.............. II-72 Efficiency.............. II-72 Arrestance.............. II-72 Dust Holding Capacity..............II-72 Life of the Filter.............. II-727. PRODUCT INNOVATIONS/LAUNCHES..............II-73 AFPRO Filters Introduces Energy-Saving Air Filters II-73 Philips Introduces GoPure Compact 110 II-73 Hi-line Industries Rolls Out New Line of Air Filter Units II-73 K&N Engineering Introduces Replacement Air Filters for Kawasaki Ninja H2..............II-73 Bosch Introduces Multi-Effect Cabin Air Filter in China II-73 Fil Filter Adds 40 New Filters to its Portfolio II-73 Kent Ro Unveils Air Filter Line..............II-73 Invents Introduces Smart Parts Reusable Cabin Air Filter II-74 Solid Auto Rolls Out New Line of Filters II-74 Clarcor Industrial Introduces UAF CFS II-74 Camfil Unveils Hi-Flo F7 50+..............II-74 Atlas Copco Introduces 2-in-1 Coalescing Compressed Air Filters II-74 Dyson Introduces Pure Cool Purifier Fan II-74 Bosch Adds Engine Air Filters to its Portfolio II-74 Filtros Mil Introduces New Air Filtration Concept II-74 Denso Introduces First Time Fit® Filter II-748. RECENT INDUSTRY ACTIVITY..............II-75 Daikin Takes Over Flanders..............II-75 Clarcor Takes Over TDC Filter..............II-75 Ambienta Takes Over SF-Filter..............II-75 Hengst Purchases Nordic Air Filtration II-75 Cummins and BIA Expand Partnership in Africa II-75 A.J. Dralle Partners Volz Luftfilter II-75 Camfil Takes Over Nufilter..............II-75 Donaldson Takes over Engineered Products II-75 MANN+HUMMEL Signs Deal to Take Over Affinia Group II-76 AAF International Takes Over Air Filter Maintenance Company II-76 Filtration Group Acquires Purafil II-76 Donaldson Takes Over Northern Technical II-76 General Filters Takes Over Air & Energy Products II-76 UV Flu Technologies Enters Distribution Agreement with UCES II-769. FOCUS ON SELECT PLAYERS..............II-77 3M Company (US).............. II-77 Airex Filter Corporation (US)..............II-77 A.L.Filter (Israel).............. II-77 Aerospace America Inc. (US)..............II-78 Ahlstrom Corp. (Finland)..............II-78 AIRTECH Japan Ltd. (Japan)..............II-79 American Air Filter (AAF) International (US) II-79 Atlas Copco USA (US)..............II-79 Blueair AB (Sweden).............. II-80 Bruce Air Filter Company (US)..............II-80 Camfil Group (Sweden)..............II-80 Clarcor Air Filtration Products, Inc. (US) II-81 Clarcor Industrial Air (US)..............II-81 Cummins, Inc. (US)..............II-81 Cummins Filtration (US)..............II-82 Donaldson Co., Inc. (US)..............II-82 Delta Filtration (Ireland)..............II-82 Dust Free® Inc. (US)..............II-83 Filtration Group Inc. (US)..............II-83 Purafil Inc. (US)..............II-83 Filtration Systems Products Inc. (US) II-84 Flanders Corporation (US)..............II-84 Freudenberg Group (Germany)..............II-84 Freudenberg Filtration Technologies II-85 GVS Group (Italy).............. II-85 Lydall Inc. (US).............. II-85 Koch Filter Corporation (US)..............II-86 Mahle GmbH (Germany)..............II-86 Mann Hummel Group...


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