Global Air Filters and Filtration Equipment Industry

  • January 2014
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  • Global Industry Analysts
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  • 428 pages

This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Air Filters and Filtration Equipment in US$ Million by the following Product Segments: Automotive Air Filters, Cartridge Air Filters, Electrostatic Air Filters, Fabric Air Pollution Filters, HVAC Air Filters, and Others. 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 2012 through 2020. 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 209 companies including many key and niche players such as -

3M Company
A.L.Filter
Aerospace America Inc.
Ahlstrom Corp.
Air Filter Service Company

Table Of Contents




I. INTRODUCTION, METHODOLOGY and PRODUCT DEFINITIONS
Study Reliability and Reporting Limitations I-1
Disclaimers I-2
Data Interpretation and Reporting Level I-2
Quantitative Techniques and Analytics I-3
Product Definitions and Scope of Study I-3
Automotive Air Filters I-3
Cartridge Air Filters I-4
Electrostatic Air Filters I-4
Fabric Air Pollution Filters I-4
HVAC Air Filters I-4
Other Air Purification Filters I-4
Foam Air Filters I-4
Activated Charcoal Air Filters I-5
Polyester Disposable Air Filters I-5


II. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

1. INDUSTRY OVERVIEW II-1
Air Filters: An Apt Answer to Air Pollution II-1
Recession in Retrospect and the Road Ahead II-5
Table 1: Worldwide Economic Growth (%) by Region: 2011-2014E
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-6
Competitive Landscape II-7
Table 2: Leading Players in the Asia-Pacific Air Filters
Market (2013): Percentage Share Breakdown of Value Sales by
Company (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-8
Air Filter Companies Pursue Consolidation and Geographic
Expansion II-8
Key Competitive Factors II-8
Innovation II-9
Product Performance II-9
Price II-9
Product Knowledge II-9
Customized Design II-9
Timely Delivery II-10
Geographic Coverage II-10
Product Maintenance II-10
Marketing II-10
Distribution as a Competitive Advantage II-10

2. MARKET TRENDS, ISSUES AND DRIVERS II-11
Automotive Air Filters: The Largest and the Fastest Growing
Segment II-11
Asia: A High Growth Market for Automotive Filters II-11
Aftermarket Dominate Automotive Air Filters Demand II-12
Cabin Air Filters Promises Immense Potential II-12
Cabin Air Filter Adoption: North America Lag behind Europe II-13
CAF Replacement Demand Also Means Easy Money for Service
Providers II-13
Low Awareness Restrains Growth of CAF Aftermarket in
Developed Countries II-14
Key Testing Parameters for Cabin Air Filters II-14
Growth in Automotive Production Augurs Well for Automotive
Air Filters II-14
Table 3: World Passenger Cars Market (2012 and 2017):
Breakdown of Number of Vehicles Produced (In 000 Units) by
Geographic Region (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-15

Table 4: World Commercial Vehicles Market (2012 and 2017):
Breakdown of Number of Vehicles Produced (In 000 Units) by
Geographic Region (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-16
Technological Advancements: Spearheading Growth II-16
Capaceon™ and Nanoweb® Media Offers Finer Separation with
Reduced Energy Consumption II-17
Cummins’ Patented OptiAir™ and Fleetguard Direct Flow
Technologies II-17
Synteq® Filter Media and PowerCore® Dust Collection
Technology Offer High Energy Savings in Industrial
Applications II-18
NanoWaveâ„¢: A Synthetic Media Alternative to Glass II-18
Growing Prominence of Membrane-based Air Filtration Media II-19
Dual Filtration System: An Advanced Way to Filter-out
Formaldehyde II-19
Advancements in Filter Media Dominates Air Filter Design II-20
Technology Advancements in the Recent Past II-21
Pulse Jet Fabric Filters For High-Temperature Applications II-21
Filtration of Indoor Air Pollution through Hot-Water Extraction II-21
Filtration of Hot Fluegases through Hot-Gas Cleaning Products II-21
Filters for Treating Hydrocarbons II-22
Biofiltration: Advanced Technology Used in Air Filtering II-22
Nanotechnology to Boost Global Air Filter Market Growth II-22
Demand for HEPA Filters Continues to Grow Steadily Worldwide II-22
Functioning and Applications II-23
HEPA Filters: A Notch above Electronic Air Cleaners II-24
Rise in Demand for HEPA Filters in Nuclear Power Plants II-24
HEPA Filters to Reduce Problems in Cardiovascular Patients II-25
Outlook II-25
Table 5: World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
HEPA Vacuum Filters by Geographic Region - US, Canada,
Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin
America, and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed
with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2012
through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-26

Table 6: World Historic Review for HEPA Vacuum Filters by
Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific
(excluding Japan), Latin America, and Rest of World Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
Million for Years 2006 through 2011 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) II-27

Table 7: World 15-Year Perspective for HEPA Vacuum Filters
by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales
for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding
Japan), Latin America, and Rest of World Markets for Years
2006, 2014 and 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-28
Recovery in Construction Activity Spurs Growth of HVAC Filters II-29
Table 8: Percentage Share of Construction Spending by Region:
2015 and 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-30
Increasing Sales of Air Conditioners Bodes Well for Air Filters II-30
Table 9: World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Air
Conditioning Systems by Geographic Region - US, Canada,
Europe, Asia-Pacific (including Japan), and Rest of World
Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in
‘000 Units for Years 2010, 2012, 2014, and 2016 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-32
Encouraging Gains in Global PMI Signals an Optimistic Outlook
for Air Filtration Equipment II-32
Robust Power Generation Activity Fuels Demand for Gas Turbine
Inlet Air Filters II-33
Table 10: Global Gas Turbine Inlet Filter Market (2013):
Percentage Share Breakdown of Value Sales by Geographic
Region for America, Asia, Europe and Africa (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-33
Coalescer/Pre-filters and EPA filters: Major Components in
Designing Intake Filters for Gas Turbines II-34
Favorable Trends in Cement and Steel Production Strengthens
Market Prospects for Fabric Filters II-35
Table 11: Global Fabric Filters Market (2013): Percentage
Share Breakdown of Sales Revenues by End-Use Sector- Stone and
Cement, Steel, Asphalt, Power, Mining, Metals, Chemical and
Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-36

Table 12: Leading Cement Producing Nations Worldwide (2012):
Percentage Share Breakdown of Volume Production by Country
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-36

Table 13: Global Production of Crude Steel (2013E):
Percentage Share Breakdown of Volume Production by
Country/Region (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-37
Fabric Filters Market Driven by Stringent PM Norms II-37
Fabric Filter Media to Gain Upper Hand over Paper Filters II-37
Paper Filters Market Grows Amid Rising Competition from Non-
Woven Fabric Media II-38
Developing Countries Drive Future Market Growth II-38
Table 14: GDP Growth for Key Developed and Developing
Countries: 2003-2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-39
Asia-Pacific: Fastest Growing Air Filtration Market Worldwide II-40
Table 15: Global Air Filters and Filtration Equipment Market
- Geographic Regions Ranked by CAGR for 2012-2020:
Asia-Pacific, Rest of World, Latin America, US, Japan,
Canada and Europe (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-40
Manufacturers in Developed Countries Move to Developing
Asian Markets II-41
China: Government Initiatives on Curtailing Air Pollution
Propels Demand II-42
Electrical and Electronics Manufacturing Lends Traction to
Market Growth II-43
Gas-Phase Air Filtration: A Matured Market II-43
Growing Demand for Re-usable Air Filters II-44
Standards for Measuring Filtration Efficiency: An Important
Performance Parameter II-44
ASHRAE 52.2 Standard II-44
MERV-A Optional II-45
EN 779 Standard II-45

3. GLOBAL FILTRATION AND SEPARATION MARKET: A MACRO PERSPECTIVE II-46
Key Statistics II-46
Table 16: Global Filtration and Separation Market (2012):
Percentage Breakdown of Market Value by Product Category -
Liquid Filtration and Air Filtration (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) II-46

Table 17: Global Market for Filtration (2012): Percentage
Share Breakdown of Market Value by Geographic Region
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-47

Table 18: Global Market for Filtration and Separation (2012):
Percentage Breakdown of Market Value by End-Use Sectors
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-47

4. AIR FILTRATION - AN OVERVIEW II-48
A Prelude II-48
Key Air Cleaning Devices II-49
Mechanical Air Filters II-49
Electronic Air Cleaners II-49
Gas-phase Air Filters II-50
UVGI Cleaners II-50
PCO Cleaners II-50
Ozone Generators II-50
Portable Air Cleaners II-50
Various Air Cleaning Technologies and their Limitations II-51
Air Filters Market Segmentation II-51
Automotive Air Filters II-51
Cartridge Air Filters II-51
Electrostatic Air Filters II-52
Fabric Air Pollution Filters II-53
HVAC Air Filters II-53
Residential HVAC Systems II-54
Other Air Filters II-54
Foam Air Filters II-54
Activated Charcoal Air Filters II-55
Polyester Disposable Air Filters II-55
Regulations and Laws II-55
Patents II-55
Classification II-56
based on Filtration Capacity II-56
Air Filters by Stage: Functionality II-56
Primary Filters II-56
Second-Stage Filters II-56
Ultrafine Filters II-56
HEPA Filters II-57
Particle Removal Mechanisms II-57
Based on Filter Media II-57
Fibrous Filters II-57
Porous Filters II-58
Capillary Porous Membrane Filters II-58
Fabric Filters II-58
Based on Form Factor and Functionality II-58
Panel Filters II-58
Viscous Panel Filters II-58
Rotating Viscous Panel Filters II-58
Roll Filters II-58
Pad Filters II-58
Bag Pocket Filters II-58
Disposable Filters II-58
Pleated Filters II-59
Grease Filters II-59
Foam Filters II-59
Humidifier Air Filters II-59
Anti-microbial air Filters II-59
Carbon Filters II-59
Efficiency Rating of Air Filters II-59
Operating Characteristics of Filters II-59
Resistance II-60
Efficiency II-60
Arrestance II-60
Dust Holding Capacity II-60
Life of the Filter II-60

5. MAJOR END-USE SECTORS: AN OVERVIEW II-61
The Automotive Industry II-61
Types of Automotive Air Filters II-61
Cabin Air Filters II-61
Engine Filters II-61
Cleanrooms II-61
Commercial and Residential HVAC II-62
Manufacturing Plants II-62
Food Processing Industry II-63
Laboratory Applications II-63
Aircraft/Defense Industry II-63
Nuclear Power Industry II-63

6. PRODUCT INNOVATIONS/LAUNCHES II-64
KandN Engineering Unveils KandN High-Flow Air Filter II-64
Clarcor Air Filtration Products Rolls out Nano-Pak Bag Airfilter II-64
American Air Filter Unveils MEGApleatâ„¢ M8 Pleated Filter II-64
CORTECO Launches micronAir® Cabin Filters II-65
AAF International Introduces VariSorb XL15 Particulate and
Gas-Phase Filter II-65
Atlas Copco Compressors Introduces New Range of Air Filters II-65
Losma India Launches Darwin Series Centrifugal Air Filters II-66
Asian Filtration Technology Introduces Air Filter Range II-66
Valeo Unveils Cabin Air Filter II-66
Ahlstrom Unveils Novel Filtration Media, Flow2Save II-66
HEPAirX® Obtains 510(K) Clearance from the FDA II-66
Airocide Introduces New Air Purifier II-67
Hurricane Air Filters Unveils Stainless Mesh Air Filter II-67
3M Launches Filtrete Odor Reduction Filter II-67
MANN+HUMMEL Introduces Flame-Retardant Air Filters II-67
Dust Free Unveils Micropure Total Home Active Air Purifier II-68
Air Filters Launches Novel 4-Season Filter II-68
Clean Air America Launches Two Novel ScandMist Air Filtration
Systems II-68
Air Filters Launches Novel Range of Air Filter Housings II-69
Ahlstrom Introduces Range of Heavy-Duty Media XAir for
Airfilters of Automobile Engines II-69
DiscountFurnaceFilter.com Introduces Full Range of 3M Filtrete
Filters II-69
AAF International Introduces New VariCel ® XL HT Air Filters II-70
Schenck Process Expands its Product Range to Include Novel MCF
Filter System II-70
Dwyer Instruments Launches AFR2 Instrument Series Air Filter II-70
Federal-Mogul Launches Champion® Brand in Automotive Filtration II-71
Federal-Mogul Rolls Out Air Filters II-71

7. RECENT INDUSTRY ACTIVITY II-72
Engineered Data Files Patent for the World’s First Air Filter
Made from Nanoporous Iron Oxide Particles II-72
AAF International and LPD Technologies Collaborate II-72
Filtration Group Acquires AG Industries II-72
AAF International Takes Over CEI II-72
CLARCOR Inks Agreement to Take over GE’s Air Filtration Business II-73
MANN+HUMMEL FAWAY Filter Establishes New Filter Production
Plant in China II-73
AAF Establishes New Manufacturing Facility in Shah Alam II-74
Freudenberg Expands Operations in Europe II-74
Camfil Enhances Research Facilities II-74
Nederman Holding to Acquire Environmental Filtration Technologies II-75
Henry Schein Secures Product Distribution Rights from AtmosAir
Solutions II-75
Noveko Signs Supply Agreement with Air Transat II-75
Vokes Air Merges with Filtac II-76
Parker Hannifin Takes over Filtration Business of John Fowler II-76
Insight Equity Holdings Acquires Flanders II-76
Pentair Filtration Solutions Takes over Carl Prandtl
MicroFiltration II-77
Corac Group To Acquire Wellman Defence and Wellman Hunt Graham II-77
Epurair Bags Contract from Societe de Transport de Montreal
Buildings II-77
AAF International to Launch Air Filtration Technology II-77
BMC Ventures into Indian Market with Performance Air Filters II-78
OHL Engineering Acquires MANN + HUMMEL ProTec II-78
Freudenberg Filtration Technologies India Takes Over Pyramid
Filters India II-78
Pall Corporation Sells Blood Collection, Filtration and
Processing Products Groups to Haemonetics II-79
SPX Acquires Disk Centrifuges Company Seital II-79
SPX Takes Over CLYDEUNION Pumps II-79
Filtration Group Takes Over Universal Air Filter II-80

8. FOCUS ON SELECT PLAYERS II-81
3M Company (US) II-81
A.L.Filter (Israel) II-81
Aerospace America Inc. (US) II-81
Ahlstrom Corp. (Finland) II-82
Air Filter Service Company (US) II-82
Aristech Japan Ltd. (Japan) II-82
American Air Filter (AAF) International (US) II-83
Bruce Air Filter Company (US) II-83
Camfil (US) II-83
Clarcor Air Filtration Products, Inc. (US) II-84
Cummins, Inc. (US) II-84
Donaldson Co., Inc. (US) II-85
Dust Free Inc. (US) II-85
Filtration Group Inc. (US) II-85
Filtration Systems Products Inc. (US) II-86
Flanders Corporation (US) II-86
Freudenberg and Co. KG (Germany) II-86
GVS Group (Italy) II-86
Hollingsworth and Vose Company (US) II-87
Lydall Inc. (US) II-87
Mann Hummel Group (Germany) II-87
Midwesco Filter Resources, Inc. (US) II-88
Nordic Air Filtration A/S (Denmark) II-88
Purafil Inc. (US) II-88
Sogefi SpA (Italy) II-89
Spectrum Filtration Pvt. Ltd. (India) II-89
Superior Fibers, LLC (US) II-89
Trion Inc. (US) II-89
UCI-FRAM Group (US) II-90
FRAM Filtration (US) II-90

9. GLOBAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE II-91
Table 19: World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Air
Filters and Filtration Equipment by Geographic Region - US,
Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin
America, and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with
Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2012 through
2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-91

Table 20: World Historic Review for Air Filters and Filtration
Equipment by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe,
Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America, and Rest of
World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures
in US$ Million for Years 2006 through 2011 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-92

Table 21: World 15-Year Perspective for Air Filters and
Filtration Equipment by Geographic Region - Percentage
Breakdown of Dollar Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe,
Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America, and Rest of
World Markets for Years 2006, 2014 and 2020 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-93

Table 22: World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Automotive Air Filters by Geographic Region - US, Canada,
Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America,
and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual
Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2012 through 2020
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-94

Table 23: World Historic Review for Automotive Air Filters by
Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific
(excluding Japan), Latin America, and Rest of World Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
Million for Years 2006 through 2011 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) II-95

Table 24: World 15-Year Perspective for Automotive Air Filters
by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales
for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan),
Latin America, and Rest of World Markets for Years 2006, 2014 and
2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-96

Table 25: World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Cartridge Air Filters by Geographic Region - US, Canada,
Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America,
and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual
Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2012 through 2020
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-97

Table 26: World Historic Review for Cartridge Air Filters by
Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific
(excluding Japan), Latin America, and Rest of World Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
Million for Years 2006 through 2011 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) II-98

Table 27: World 15-Year Perspective for Cartridge Air Filters
by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales
for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan),
Latin America, and Rest of World Markets for Years 2006, 2014 and
2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-99

Table 28: World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Electrostatic Air Filters by Geographic Region - US, Canada,
Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America,
and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual
Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2012 through 2020
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-100

Table 29: World Historic Review for Electrostatic Air Filters
by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific
(excluding Japan), Latin America, and Rest of World Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
Million for Years 2006 through 2011 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) II-101

Table 30: World 15-Year Perspective for Electrostatic Air
Filters by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar
Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding
Japan), Latin America, and Rest of World Markets for Years
2006, 2014 and 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-102

Table 31: World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Fabric Air Pollution Filters by Geographic Region - US,
Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin
America, and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with
Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2012 through
2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-103

Table 32: World Historic Review for Fabric Air Pollution
Filters by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe,
Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America, and Rest of
World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures
in US$ Million for Years 2006 through 2011 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-104

Table 33: World 15-Year Perspective for Fabric Air Pollution
Filters by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar
Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding
Japan), Latin America, and Rest of World Markets for Years
2006, 2014 and 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-105

Table 34: World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
HVAC Air Filters by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan,
Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America, and
Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales
Figures in US$ Million for Years 2012 through 2020 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-106

Table 35: World Historic Review for HVAC Air Filters by
Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific
(excluding Japan), Latin America, and Rest of World Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
Million for Years 2006 through 2011 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) II-107

Table 36: World 15-Year Perspective for HVAC Air Filters by
Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for
US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan),
Latin America, and Rest of World Markets for Years 2006, 2014 and
2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-108

Table 37: World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Other Air Purification Filters by Geographic Region - US,
Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin
America, and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with
Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2012 through
2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-109

Table 38: World Historic Review for Other Air Purification
Filters by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe,
Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America, and Rest of
World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures
in US$ Million for Years 2006 through 2011 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-110

Table 39: World 15-Year Perspective for Other Air Purification
Filters by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar
Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding
Japan), Latin America, and Rest of World Markets for Years
2006, 2014 and 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-111


III. MARKET

1. THE UNITED STATES III-1
A.Market Analysis III-1
Optimistic Economic Outlook Strengthens Demand for Air Filters III-1
The US Market for HVAC Air Filters: An Overview III-1
Improving Housing Market Bodes Well for HVAC Filters III-2
Table 40: US Construction Market (2013): Breakdown of
Spend by Segment (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-2
Growing Demand for Cabin Air Filters in the US III-3
Health Concerns Fuel Cabin Air Filter Sales III-3
Growing Awareness of IAQ Triggers Stringent Regulations III-3
Regulations Drive Demand Growth for High Value Products III-4
High Rate of Infectious Diseases Propel Demand for HEPA
Vacuum Filters III-4
Table 41: US Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
HEPA Vacuum Filters Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in
US$ Million for Years 2012 through 2020 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-5

Table 42: US Historic Review for HEPA Vacuum Filters
Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years
2006 through 2011 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-5
Product Launches III-6
Strategic Corporate Developments III-10
Key Players III-13
B.Market Analytics III-21
Table 43: US Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Air
Filters and Filtration Equipment by Product Segment -
Automotive Air Filters, Cartridge Air Filters, Electrostatic
Air Filters, Fabric Air Pollution Filters, HVAC Air Filters,
and Other Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales
Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2012 through 2020
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-21

Table 44: US Historic Review for Air Filters and Filtration
Equipment by Product Segment - Automotive Air Filters,
Cartridge Air Filters, Electrostatic Air Filters, Fabric Air
Pollution Filters, HVAC Air Filters, and Other Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
Thousand for Years 2006 through 2011 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-22

Table 45: US 15-Year Perspective for Air Filters and
Filtration Equipment by Product Segment - Percentage
Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Automotive Air Filters,
Cartridge Air Filters, Electrostatic Air Filters, Fabric Air
Pollution Filters, HVAC Air Filters, and Other Markets for
Years 2006, 2014 and 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-23

2. CANADA III-24
A.Market Analysis III-24
Outlook III-24
Canadian Market for HEPA Vacuum Filters III-24
Table 46: Canadian Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
for HEPA Vacuum Filters Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures
in US$ Million for Years 2012 through 2020 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-24

Table 47: Canadian Historic Review for HEPA Vacuum Filters
Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years
2006 through 2011 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-25
Strategic Corporate Development III-25
B.Market Analytics III-26
Table 48: Canadian Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
for Air Filters and Filtration Equipment by Product Segment -
Automotive Air Filters, Cartridge Air Filters,
Electrostatic Air Filters, Fabric Air Pollution Filters,
HVAC Air Filters, and Other Markets Independently Analyzed
with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2012
through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-26

Table 49: Canadian Historic Review for Air Filters and
Filtration Equipment by Product Segment - Automotive Air
Filters, Cartridge Air Filters, Electrostatic Air Filters,
Fabric Air Pollution Filters, HVAC Air Filters, and Other
Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in
US$ Thousand for Years 2006 through 2011 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-27

Table 50: Canadian 15-Year Perspective for Air Filters and
Filtration Equipment by Product Segment - Percentage
Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Automotive Air Filters,
Cartridge Air Filters, Electrostatic Air Filters, Fabric Air
Pollution Filters, HVAC Air Filters, and Other Markets for
Years 2006, 2014 and 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-28

3. JAPAN III-29
A.Market Analysis III-29
Outlook III-29
Table 51: Japanese Air Filter Market (2012): Percentage
Share Breakdown of Shipment Value by Product Segments - Bag
Filters, Mid/High Performance Filters, HEPA-ULPA Filters,
Dust Filters and Chemical Filters (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-29
Japanese Market for HEPA Vacuum Filters III-29
Table 52: Japanese Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
for HEPA Vacuum Filters Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures
in US$ Million for Years 2012 through 2020 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-30

Table 53: Japanese Historic Review for HEPA Vacuum Filters
Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years
2006 through 2011 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-30
Airtech Japan Ltd. - A Key Player III-31
B.Market Analytics III-31
Table 54: Japanese Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
for Air Filters and Filtration Equipment by Product Segment -
Automotive Air Filters, Cartridge Air Filters,
Electrostatic Air Filters, Fabric Air Pollution Filters,
HVAC Air Filters, and Other Markets Independently Analyzed
with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2012
through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-31

Table 55: Japanese Historic Review for Air Filters and
Filtration Equipment by Product Segment - Automotive Air
Filters, Cartridge Air Filters, Electrostatic Air Filters,
Fabric Air Pollution Filters, HVAC Air Filters, and Other
Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in
US$ Thousand for Years 2006 through 2011 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-32

Table 56: Japanese 15-Year Perspective for Air Filters and
Filtration Equipment by Product Segment - Percentage
Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Automotive Air Filters,
Cartridge Air Filters, Electrostatic Air Filters, Fabric Air
Pollution Filters, HVAC Air Filters, and Other Markets for
Years 2006, 2014 and 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-33

4. EUROPE III-34
A.Market Analysis III-34
Air Filters Market on the Road to Recovery III-34
Growing Cabin Air Filters Market Drives Expansion III-34
Key Statistics: III-35
Table 57: Leading Automotive Aftermarket Parts Markets in
Europe (2013): Percentage Share Breakdown of Revenues by
Country (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-35

Table 58: Leading European New Car Markets (2013) -
Percentage Share Breakdown of Revenues by Country (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-35

Table 59: EU5 Air Filters Production (2007-2011) -
Percentage Share Breakdown of Production Value by Country -
Germany, France, Italy, The UK and Spain (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-36
High Entry and Exit Barriers in Car Filter Production III-36
European Market for Industrial Air Filtration Equipment - A
Snapshot III-37
Germany - The Largest Air Pollution Control Market in Europe III-37
Europe’s EN779:2011 to Drive Product Enhancement III-37
EU Regulations for Compressed Air Contaminant Removal in
Food Processing III-37
Categories of Contaminants in Compressed Air III-38
European Market for HEPA Vacuum Filters III-38
Table 60: European Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
for HEPA Vacuum Filters Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures
in US$ Million for Years 2012 through 2020 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-39

Table 61: European Historic Review for HEPA Vacuum Filters
Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years
2006 through 2011 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-39
B.Market Analytics III-40
Table 62: European Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
for Air Filters and Filtration Equipment by Geographic
Region - France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia and Rest
of Europe Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales
Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2012 through 2020
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-40

Table 63: European Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
for Air Filters and Filtration Equipment by Product Segment -
Automotive Air Filters, Cartridge Air Filters,
Electrostatic Air Filters, Fabric Air Pollution Filters,
HVAC Air Filters, and Other Markets Independently Analyzed
with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2012
through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-41

Table 64: European Historic Review for Air Filters and
Filtration Equipment by Geographic Region - France, Germany,
Italy, UK, Spain, Russia and Rest of Europe Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
Thousand for Years 2006 through 2011 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-42

Table 65: European Historic Review for Air Filters and
Filtration Equipment by Product Segment - Automotive Air
Filters, Cartridge Air Filters, Electrostatic Air Filters,
Fabric Air Pollution Filters, HVAC Air Filters, and Other
Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in
US$ Thousand for Years 2006 through 2011 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-43

Table 66: European 15-Year Perspective for Air Filters and
Filtration Equipment by Geographic Region - Percentage
Breakdown of Dollar Sales for France, Germany, Italy, UK,
Spain, Russia and Rest of Europe Markets for Years 2006,
2014 and 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-44

Table 67: European 15-Year Perspective for Air Filters and
Filtration Equipment by Product Segment - Percentage
Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Automotive Air Filters,
Cartridge Air Filters, Electrostatic Air Filters, Fabric Air
Pollution Filters, HVAC Air Filters, and Other Markets for
Years 2006, 2014 and 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-45

4a. FRANCE III-46
A.Market Analysis III-46
Outlook III-46
Key Statistics: III-46
Table 68: French Replacement Car Filters Market (2013):
Percentage Share Breakdown of Volume Sales by Distribution
Channel (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-46
Product Launch III-46
Strategic Corporate Development III-46
B.Market Analytics III-47
Table 69: French Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Air Filters and Filtration Equipment by Product Segment -
Automotive Air Filters, Cartridge Air Filters, Electrostatic
Air Filters, Fabric Air Pollution Filters, HVAC Air Filters,
and Other Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales
Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2012 through 2020
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-47

Table 70: French Historic Review for Air Filters and
Filtration Equipment by Product Segment - Automotive Air
Filters, Cartridge Air Filters, Electrostatic Air Filters,
Fabric Air Pollution Filters, HVAC Air Filters, and Other
Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in
US$ Thousand for Years 2006 through 2011 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-48

Table 71: French 15-Year Perspective for Air Filters and
Filtration Equipment by Product Segment - Percentage
Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Automotive Air Filters,
Cartridge Air Filters, Electrostatic Air Filters, Fabric Air
Pollution Filters, HVAC Air Filters, and Other Markets for
Years 2006, 2014 and 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-49

4b. GERMANY III-50
A.Market Analysis III-50
Outlook III-50
Key Statistics: III-50
Table 72: German Replacement Car Filters Market (2013):
Percentage Share Breakdown of Volume Sales by Distribution
Channel (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-50
Product Launches III-50
Strategic Corporate Developments III-51
Key Players III-52
B.Market Analytics III-53
Table 73: German Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Air Filters and Filtration Equipment by Product Segment -
Automotive Air Filters, Cartridge Air Filters, Electrostatic
Air Filters, Fabric Air Pollution Filters, HVAC Air Filters,
and Other Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales
Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2012 through 2020
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-53

Table 74: German Historic Review for Air Filters and
Filtration Equipment by Product Segment - Automotive Air
Filters, Cartridge Air Filters, Electrostatic Air Filters,
Fabric Air Pollution Filters, HVAC Air Filters, and Other
Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in
US$ Thousand for Years 2006 through 2011 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-54

Table 75: German 15-Year Perspective for Air Filters and
Filtration Equipment by Product Segment - Percentage
Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Automotive Air Filters,
Cartridge Air Filters, Electrostatic Air Filters, Fabric Air
Pollution Filters, HVAC Air Filters, and Other Markets for
Years 2006, 2014 and 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-55

4c. ITALY III-56
A.Market Analysis III-56
Outlook III-56
Key Statistics: III-56
Table 76: Italian Replacement Car Filters Market (2013):
Percentage Share Breakdown of Volume Sales by Distribution
Channel (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-56
Strategic Corporate Development III-56
Key Players III-57
B.Market Analytics III-58
Table 77: Italian Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Air Filters and Filtration Equipment by Product Segment -
Automotive Air Filters, Cartridge Air Filters, Electrostatic
Air Filters, Fabric Air Pollution Filters, HVAC Air Filters,
and Other Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales
Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2012 through 2020
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-58

Table 78: Italian Historic Review for Air Filters and
Filtration Equipment by Product Segment - Automotive Air
Filters, Cartridge Air Filters, Electrostatic Air Filters,
Fabric Air Pollution Filters, HVAC Air Filters, and Other
Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in
US$ Thousand for Years 2006 through 2011 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-59

Table 79: Italian 15-Year Perspective for Air Filters and
Filtration Equipment by Product Segment - Percentage
Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Automotive Air Filters,
Cartridge Air Filters, Electrostatic Air Filters, Fabric Air
Pollution Filters, HVAC Air Filters, and Other Markets for
Years 2006, 2014 and 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-60

4d. THE UNITED KINGDOM III-61
A.Market Analysis III-61
Outlook III-61
The BRC/BCAS Food Grade Compressed Air Code of Practice III-61
Processing Industry offers Opportunities for Advanced Air
Filters III-61
Key Statistics: III-62
Table 80: UK Replacement Car Filters Market (2013):
Percentage Share Breakdown of Volume Sales by Distribution
Channel (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-62
Strategic Corporate Developments III-62
Fiberweb plc. - A UK Key Player III-62
B.Market Analytics III-63
Table 81: UK Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Air
Filters and Filtration Equipment by Product Segment -
Automotive Air Filters, Cartridge Air Filters, Electrostatic
Air Filters, Fabric Air Pollution Filters, HVAC Air Filters,
and Other Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales
Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2012 through 2020
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-63

Table 82: UK Historic Review for Air Filters and Filtration
Equipment by Product Segment - Automotive Air Filters,
Cartridge Air Filters, Electrostatic Air Filters, Fabric Air
Pollution Filters, HVAC Air Filters, and Other Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
Thousand for Years 2006 through 2011 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-64

Table 83: UK 15-Year Perspective for Air Filters and
Filtration Equipment by Product Segment - Percentage
Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Automotive Air Filters,
Cartridge Air Filters, Electrostatic Air Filters, Fabric Air
Pollution Filters, HVAC Air Filters, and Other Markets for
Years 2006, 2014 and 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-65

4e. SPAIN III-66
A.Market Analysis III-66
Outlook III-66
Key Statistics: III-66
Table 84: Spanish Replacement Car Filters Market (2013):
Percentage Share Breakdown of Volume Sales by Distribution
Channel (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-66
B.Market Analytics III-67
Table 85: Spanish Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Air Filters and Filtration Equipment by Product Segment -
Automotive Air Filters, Cartridge Air Filters, Electrostatic
Air Filters, Fabric Air Pollution Filters, HVAC Air Filters,
and Other Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales
Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2012 through 2020
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-67

Table 86: Spanish Historic Review for Air Filters and
Filtration Equipment by Product Segment - Automotive Air
Filters, Cartridge Air Filters, Electrostatic Air Filters,
Fabric Air Pollution Filters, HVAC Air Filters, and Other
Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in
US$ Thousand for Years 2006 through 2011 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-68

Table 87: Spanish 15-Year Perspective for Air Filters and
Filtration Equipment by Product Segment - Percentage
Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Automotive Air Filters,
Cartridge Air Filters, Electrostatic Air Filters, Fabric Air
Pollution Filters, HVAC Air Filters, and Other Markets for
Years 2006, 2014 and 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-69

4f. RUSSIA III-70
A.Market Analysis III-70
Outlook III-70
B.Market Analytics III-70
Table 88: Russian Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Air Filters and Filtration Equipment by Product Segment -
Automotive Air Filters, Cartridge Air Filters, Electrostatic
Air Filters, Fabric Air Pollution Filters, HVAC Air Filters,
and Other Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales
Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2012 through 2020
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-70

Table 89: Russian Historic Review for Air Filters and
Filtration Equipment by Product Segment - Automotive Air
Filters, Cartridge Air Filters, Electrostatic Air Filters,
Fabric Air Pollution Filters, HVAC Air Filters, and Other
Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in
US$ Thousand for Years 2006 through 2011 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-71

Table 90: Russian 15-Year Perspective for Air Filters and
Filtration Equipment by Product Segment - Percentage
Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Automotive Air Filters,
Cartridge Air Filters, Electrostatic Air Filters, Fabric Air
Pollution Filters, HVAC Air Filters, and Other Markets for
Years 2006, 2014 and 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-72

4g. REST OF EUROPE III-73
A.Market Analysis III-73
Outlook III-73
Belgium III-73
Belgium: Industrial Filters Industry Scenario III-73
Strategic Corporate Developments III-73
Product Launches III-74
Key Players III-74
B.Market Analytics III-76
Table 91: Rest of Europe Recent Past, Current and Future
Analysis for Air Filters and Filtration Equipment by Product
Segment - Automotive Air Filters, Cartridge Air Filters,
Electrostatic Air Filters, Fabric Air Pollution Filters,
HVAC Air Filters, and Other Markets Independently Analyzed
with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2012
through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-76

Table 92: Rest of Europe Historic Review for Air Filters and
Filtration Equipment by Product Segment - Automotive Air
Filters, Cartridge Air Filters, Electrostatic Air Filters,
Fabric Air Pollution Filters, HVAC Air Filters, and Other
Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in
US$ Thousand for Years 2006 through 2011 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-77

Table 93: Rest of Europe 15-Year Perspective for Air Filters
and Filtration Equipment by Product Segment - Percentage
Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Automotive Air Filters,
Cartridge Air Filters, Electrostatic Air Filters, Fabric Air
Pollution Filters, HVAC Air Filters, and Other Markets for
Years 2006, 2014 and 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-78

5. ASIA-PACIFIC III-79
A.Market Analysis III-79
Outlook III-79
Table 94: Asian Air Filters Market (2013): Percentage Share
Breakdown of Sales Revenues by End-Use Sector (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-79
Asia-Pacific: Fastest Growing Air Filtration Market Worldwide III-79
Table 95: Global Air Filters and Filtration Equipment
Market - Geographic Regions Ranked by CAGR for 2012-2020:
Asia-Pacific, Rest of World, Latin America, US, Japan,
Canada and Europe (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-80
Witnessing Fastest Growth in Demand for HEPA Vacuum Filters III-80
Table 96: Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current and Future
Analysis for HEPA Vacuum Filters Analyzed with Annual Sales
Figures in US$ Million for Years 2012 through 2020
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-81

Table 97: Asia-Pacific Historic Review for HEPA Vacuum
Filters Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million
for Years 2006 through 2011 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-81
Asia: A High Growth Market for Automotive Filters III-82
Growing Production of Automobiles Spurs Demand III-82
Expanding Construction Sector Offers Boost to HVAC Filters
Demand III-82
Table 98: Asian Construction Market (2013): Percentage
Breakdown of Spend by Sector (inclu

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