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World Filters

World demand to rise 6.9% annually through 2018

Global demand for filters is projected to increase 6.9 percent annually to $79.9 billion in 2018. This growth rate is an acceleration from the gains of the 2008- 2013 period, reflecting in part the relatively low 2013 bases for a number of developed countries. The global recession of 2009 restrained manufacturing activity and capital investments, but economic recovery in several key markets through 2018 will boost gains.

Developing countries to see most rapid growth in demand

Countries such as China, Indonesia, India, Turkey, 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, motorcycles and consumer applications. Rising environmental standards and increased attention paid to food and beverage safety regulations, along with better enforcement, will also require additional investment in filters.

Economic development and population growth will result in the increased need to tap poor quality water resources in a number of regions. In addition, rising investment in modernizing water, wastewater, and power generation infrastructure will benefit filter demand, particularly in developing economies. However, in many of the least developed countries, especially in Africa and parts of Asia, growth will be limited by lack of adequate funding for major infrastructure projects, and local corruption that impedes progress.

In 2013, the US was the largest national market with 19 percent of global sales, followed closely by China with 18 percent of global sales. Japan and Germany, each with approximately six percent of all global sales, are also leading national markets for filters. China is projected to post the largest growth of any national market, with demand growing 12 percent annually between 2013 and 2018.

Manufacturing to be fastest growing market for filters

Manufacturing is expected to be the fastest growing market for filters through 2018, benefiting from an improvement in manufacturing activity coupled with more stringent pollution control regulations in a number of nations. The utilities market will post above average gains, stimulated by rising global demand for water and electric utility services, which will boost construction of new power plants, water and wastewater treatment facilities, and waste incinerators.

Transportation equipment will remain the largest single market for filters in 2018. This market will also register solid gains, supported by continued growth in the overall number of motor vehicles in use and continued growth in motorcycle ownership.

Sales to the much smaller consumer market will be fueled by concerns about the quality of indoor air, as well as by efforts to improve drinking water quality, particularly in rural and semi-rural areas where municipal supplies are not readily available. Rising per capita incomes will also boost gains by helping make filters more affordable.

Study coverage

Details on these and other findings are contained in the Freedonia industry study, World Filters. This report presents historical demand data for 2003, 2008 and 2013, as well as forecasts for 2018 and 2023 by product, market, worldwide region and for 23 countries. In addition, the study considers key market environment factors, assesses the industry structure, evaluates company market shares and profiles 42 global industry participants such as Donaldson, DENSO, MANN+HUMMEL, MAHLE International and Parker-Hannifin.

Table of Contents

INTRODUCTION

I. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

II. MARKET ENVIRONMENT

  • General
  • World Economic Overview
    • Recent Economic Performance
    • World Economic Outlook
  • World Demographic Overview
    • Population
    • Households
  • World Personal Income Trends
  • World Manufacturing Outlook
  • World Motor Vehicle Trends
    • Motor Vehicles in Use
    • Motor Vehicle Production
  • World Motorcycle Trends
    • Motorcycles in Use
    • Motorcycle Production
  • World Building Construction Trends
  • World HVAC Equipment Outlook
  • World Nonagricultural Water Use
  • Pricing Patterns
  • Filtration & Separation Technologies
    • Conventional Filtration Technology
    • Filtration Media
    • Competitive Technologies
  • Legal & Regulatory Environment

III. OVERVIEW

  • General
  • Regional Overview
    • Demand
    • Production
    • International Trade
  • Demand by Product
    • Internal Combustion Engine & Related
    • Fluid
    • Air
  • Demand by Market
    • Transportation Equipment
    • Manufacturing
    • Utilities
    • Consumer
    • Other

IV. NORTH AMERICA

  • General
  • Filter Supply & Demand
  • Filter Demand by Type & Market
  • United States
  • Canada
  • Mexico

V. WESTERN EUROPE

  • General
  • Filter Supply & Demand
  • Filter Demand by Type & Market
  • France
  • Germany
  • Italy
  • Spain
  • United Kingdom
  • Other Western Europe
    • Belgium
    • Netherlands
    • Sweden
    • All Other

VI. ASIA/PACIFIC

  • General
  • Filter Supply & Demand
  • Filter Demand by Type & Market
  • Australia
  • China
  • India
  • Indonesia
  • Japan
  • South Korea
  • Taiwan
  • Other Asia/Pacific

VII. OTHER REGIONS

  • Central & South America
    • Brazil
    • Other Central & South America
  • Eastern Europe
    • Poland
    • Russia
    • Other Eastern Europe
  • Africa/Mideast
    • Turkey
    • Other Africa/Mideast

VIII. INDUSTRY STRUCTURE

  • General
  • Industry Composition
  • Market Share
  • Competitive Strategies
  • Research & New Product Development
  • Marketing & Distribution
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Cooperative Agreements

COMPANY PROFILES

  • AAF International, see Daikin Industries
  • ACDelco, see General Motors
  • Affinia Group Incorporated
  • AG Industries, see Filtration Group
  • Ahlstrom Corporation
  • Air Flow Technology, see Filtration Group
  • Alfa Laval AB
  • American Air Filter, see Daikin Industries
  • Balcke-Dürr, see SPX
  • Baldwin Filters, see CLARCOR
  • Bekaert Advanced Filtration, see CLARCOR
  • Bengbu Haoye Filter, see MANN+HUMMEL
  • Bengbu Jinwei Filters Company Limited
  • Bosch (Robert) GmbH
  • BRITA GmbH
  • Buffalo Filter, see Filtration Group
  • Camfil AB
  • Champion Laboratories, see UCI Holdings
  • CLARCOR Incorporated
  • Clark Filter, see CLARCOR
  • Clear Edge Filtration, see Filtration Group
  • Corning Incorporated
  • Cummins Incorporated
  • DAFCO Filtration Group, see Filtration Group
  • Daikin Industries Limited
  • DENSO Corporation
  • domnick hunter Process Filtration, see Parker-Hannifin
  • Donaldson Company Incorporated
  • Eaton Corporation plc
  • Essentra plc
  • Evoqua Water Technologies LLC
  • Facet International, see CLARCOR
  • Faurecia SA
  • Filtrair, see Filtration Group
  • Filtran, see Filtration Group
  • Filtration Group Incorporated
  • Filtrauto, see Sogefi
  • Filtrona, see Essentra
  • Finite Airtek Filtration, see Parker-Hannifin
  • Flanders Corporation
  • Freudenberg & Company KG
  • General Electric Company
  • General Motors Company
  • Global Filter, see Filtration Group
  • Goodman Global Group, see Daikin Industries
  • Helen of Troy Limited
  • Honeywell International Incorporated
  • HydroNovation, see 3M
  • IBIDEN Company Limited
  • Japan Vilene, see Freudenberg
  • Johnson Matthey plc
  • Jonell, see Filtration Group
  • Kaz, see Helen of Troy
  • Keddeg, see CLARCOR
  • Korea Vilene, see Freudenberg
  • MAHLE International GmbH
  • MANN+HUMMEL GmbH
  • Martin Kurz, see CLARCOR
  • MAVEA, see BRITA
  • MHB Filter India Private, see Bosch (Robert) and
  • MANN+HUMMEL
  • Modular Engineering Proprietary, see CLARCOR
  • Munktell Filter, see Ahlstrom
  • NGK Insulators Limited
  • Nippon Muki, see Daikin Industries
  • OYL Manufacturing Sdn Bhd, see Daikin Industries
  • Pall Corporation
  • Parker-Hannifin Corporation
  • PECOFacet US, see CLARCOR
  • Pentair plc
  • Porex, see Filtration Group
  • PUR Water Purification Products, see Helen of Troy
  • Purolator Advanced Filtration Group, see CLARCOR
  • Purolator Filters NA, see MANN+HUMMEL
  • Racor, see Parker-Hannifin
  • ROKI Company Limited
  • Shanghai BG Industrial Fabric Company Limited
  • Shanghai Fleetguard Filter, see Cummins
  • SHURflo, see Pentair
  • Siemens AG
  • Sinfa, see CLARCOR
  • Sogefi SpA
  • SPX Corporation
  • TBDN Tennessee, see DENSO and Toyota Boshoku
  • TBMECA Poland Sp zoo, see DENSO and Toyota
  • Boshoku
  • Tenneco Incorporated
  • 3M Company
  • Total Filtration Services, see CLARCOR
  • Toyota Boshoku Corporation
  • UCI Holdings Limited
  • UFI Filters SpA
  • United Air Specialists, see CLARCOR
  • Universal Air Filter, see Filtration Group
  • Valvoline Cummins, see Cummins
  • Velcon Filters, see Parker-Hannifin
  • Vokes Air Group, see MANN+HUMMEL
  • Waco Filters, see Filtration Group
  • WIX Filtration, see Affinia Group
  • Xinxiang Pingyuan Filter & Purification Company Limited
  • Other Filter Companies

LIST OF TABLES

SECTION I -- EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

  • Summary Table

SECTION II -- MARKET ENVIRONMENT

  • World Gross Domestic Product by Region
  • World Population by Region
  • World Households by Region
  • World Per Capita Gross Domestic Product by Region
  • World Manufacturing Value Added by Region
  • World Motor Vehicles in Use by Region
  • World Motor Vehicle Production by Region
  • World Motorcycles in Use by Region
  • World Motorcycle Production by Region
  • World Building Construction Expenditures by Region
  • World HVAC Equipment Demand by Region
  • World Nonagricultural Water Use by Region

SECTION III -- OVERVIEW

  • World Filter Demand by Region
  • World Filter Shipments by Region
  • World Filter Net Exports by Region
  • World Filter Demand by Product
  • World Internal Combustion Engine (ICE) & Related Filter Demand by Product & Region
  • World Fluid Filter Demand by Product & Region
  • World Air Filter Demand by Product & Region
  • World Filter Demand by Market
  • World Transportation Equipment Filter Demand by Region
  • World Manufacturing Filter Demand by Region
  • World Utility Filter Demand by Region
  • World Consumer Filter Demand by Region
  • World Demand for Other Filters by Region

SECTION IV -- NORTH AMERICA

  • North America: Filter Supply & Demand
  • North America: Filter Demand by Type & Market
  • United States: Filter Supply & Demand
  • United States: Filter Demand by Type
  • United States: Filter Demand by Market
  • Canada: Filter Supply & Demand
  • Canada: Filter Demand by Type
  • Canada: Filter Demand by Market
  • Mexico: Filter Supply & Demand
  • Mexico: Filter Demand by Type
  • Mexico: Filter Demand by Market

SECTION V -- WESTERN EUROPE

  • Western Europe: Filter Supply & Demand
  • Western Europe: Filter Demand by Type & Market
  • France: Filter Supply & Demand
  • France: Filter Demand by Type
  • France: Filter Demand by Market
  • Germany: Filter Supply & Demand
  • Germany: Filter Demand by Type
  • Germany: Filter Demand by Market
  • Italy: Filter Supply & Demand
  • Italy: Filter Demand by Type
  • Italy: Filter Demand by Market
  • Spain: Filter Supply & Demand
  • Spain: Filter Demand by Type
  • Spain: Filter Demand by Market
  • United Kingdom: Filter Supply & Demand
  • United Kingdom: Filter Demand by Type
  • United Kingdom: Filter Demand by Market
  • Other Western Europe: Filter Supply & Demand
  • Other Western Europe: Filter Demand by Type
  • Other Western Europe: Filter Demand by Market
  • Other Western Europe: Filter Demand by Country

SECTION VI -- ASIA/PACIFIC

  • Asia/Pacific: Filter Supply & Demand
  • Asia/Pacific: Filter Demand by Type & Market
  • Australia: Filter Supply & Demand
  • Australia: Filter Demand by Type
  • Australia: Filter Demand by Market
  • China: Filter Supply & Demand
  • China: Filter Demand by Type
  • China: Filter Demand by Market
  • India: Filter Supply & Demand
  • India: Filter Demand by Type
  • India: Filter Demand by Market
  • Indonesia: Filter Supply & Demand
  • Indonesia: Filter Demand by Type
  • Indonesia: Filter Demand by Market
  • Japan: Filer Supply & Demand
  • Japan: Filter Demand by Type
  • Japan: Filter Demand by Market
  • South Korea: Filter Supply & Demand
  • South Korea: Filter Demand by Type
  • South Korea: Filter demand by Market
  • Taiwan: Filter Supply & Demand
  • Taiwan: Filter Demand by Type
  • Taiwan: Filter Demand by Market
  • Other Asia/Pacific: Filter Supply & Demand
  • Other Asia/Pacific: Filter Demand by Type
  • Other Asia/Pacific: Filter Demand by Market
  • Other Asia/Pacific: Filter Demand by Country

SECTION VII -- OTHER REGIONS

  • Central & South America: Filter Supply & Demand
  • Central & South America: Filter Demand by Type & Market
  • Brazil: Filter Supply & Demand
  • Brazil: Filter Demand by Type
  • Brazil: Filter Demand by Market
  • Other Central & South America: Filter Supply & Demand
  • Other Central & South America: Filter Demand by Type
  • Other Central & South America: Filter Demand by Market
  • Eastern Europe: Filter Supply & Demand
  • Eastern Europe: Filter Demand by Type & Market
  • Poland: Filter Supply & Demand
  • Poland: Filter Demand by Type
  • Poland: Filter Demand by Market
  • Russia: Filter Supply & Demand
  • Russia: Filter Demand by Type
  • Russia: Filter Demand by Market
  • Other Eastern Europe: Filter Supply & Demand
  • Other Eastern Europe: Filter Demand by Type
  • Other Eastern Europe: Filter Demand by Market
  • Other Eastern Europe: Filter Demand by Country
  • Africa/Mideast: Filter Supply & Demand
  • Africa/Mideast: Filter Demand by Type & Market
  • Turkey: Filter Supply & Demand
  • Turkey: Filter Demand by Type
  • Turkey: Filter Demand by Market
  • Other Africa/Mideast: Filter Supply & Demand
  • Other Africa/Mideast: Filter Demand by Type
  • Other Africa/Mideast: Filter Demand by Market
  • Other Africa/Mideast: Filter Demand by Country

SECTION VIII -- INDUSTRY STRUCTURE

  • World Filter Sales by Company, 2013
  • Selected Acquisitions & Divestitures
  • Selected Cooperative Agreements

LIST OF CHARTS

SECTION II -- MARKET ENVIRONMENT

  • World Filter Price Index, 2003-2023

SECTION III -- OVERVIEW

  • World Filter Demand by Region, 2013
  • World Filter Shipments by Region, 2013
  • World Filter Demand by Product, 2013
  • World Filter Demand by Market, 2013

SECTION IV -- NORTH AMERICA

  • North America: Filter Demand by Country, 2013

SECTION V -- WESTERN EUROPE

  • Western Europe: Filter Demand by Country, 2013

SECTION VI -- ASIA/PACIFIC

  • Asia/Pacific: Filter Demand by Country, 2013

SECTION VII -- OTHER REGIONS

  • Eastern Europe: Filter Demand by Country, 2013
  • Africa/Mideast: Filter Demand by Country, 2013

SECTION VIII -- INDUSTRY STRUCTURE

  • World Filter Market Share, 2013
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