PUBLISHER: Stratistics Market Research Consulting | PRODUCT CODE: 1371933
PUBLISHER: Stratistics Market Research Consulting | PRODUCT CODE: 1371933
According to Stratistics MRC, the Global Air Filters and Filtration Equipment Market is accounted for $10.8 billion in 2023 and is expected to reach $15.5 billion by 2030 growing at a CAGR of 5.3% during the forecast period. Devices used to remove pollutants and impurities from the air are known as air filters and filtration equipment. By removing contaminants from the air, such as dust, pollen, pet dander, mold spores, and other airborne pollutants, they are intended to improve the quality of indoor air. These materials catch and hold particles as the air passes through them. A variety of filters, including mechanical filters, HEPA filters, electrostatic precipitators, and activated carbon filters, are included in filtration equipment.
Governments and regulatory organizations are enforcing stronger air quality norms and laws, especially in sectors like manufacturing, healthcare, and the automotive industry. Moreover, it is necessary to use efficient air filtration systems to comply with these rules, which increases demand for air filters and filtration machinery. Air pollution and the emission of different toxins develop as a result of rapid urbanization, construction projects, and industrial operations. Additionally, for HVAC systems and industrial processes to regulate and decrease airborne contaminants and meet criteria for occupational and environmental health, thus air filters and filtration equipment are crucial components which drive the market size.
There are various drawbacks for companies operating in this industry as a result of the increase in costs in the air filters and filtration equipment market. Firstly, as expenses rise, profit margins may decline, making it difficult for businesses to continue operating profitably. Moreover, it may be challenging for enterprises to maintain market competition if production costs rise along with product prices, and also increasing costs can hinder investment in R&D, reducing innovation and hampering the advancement of technology. Therefore, for manufacturers of air filters and filtration equipment, the rise in costs could eventually lead to major problems and disadvantages.
The effectiveness, dependability, and performance of air filters and filtration equipment have been improved by developments in filtration technologies. Activated carbon filters, electrostatic precipitators, high-efficiency particulate air (HEPA) filters, and intelligent filtration systems are examples of innovations. These developments have increased air filtration's efficiency, boosting market expansion. Furthermore, the use of air filters and filtration technology is spreading throughout the commercial and industrial sectors, including hospitals, data centers, manufacturing plants, and automobile factories. Hence, to encourage worker well-being, productivity, and adherence to industry standards, these sectors place a high priority on clean and healthy air environments.
Powerful fans and motors are often required to push air through advanced filtration systems, resulting in higher energy consumption and operational costs. Additionally, in order to maintain acceptable ventilation rates, high-efficiency filters like HEPA and ULPA impose more airflow resistance. This increasing energy use also raises carbon emissions, potentially at odds with environmental objectives. Therefore, these aspects are expected to hamper the size of the market.
The COVID-19 epidemic had a detrimental effect on the market for air filters and filtration equipment in a number of ways. Manufacturing and distribution were hampered by supply chain interruptions, including significant component shortages. Moreover, industrial filtration systems were in less demand as a result of decreased industrial activity, particularly in the manufacturing and automotive industries. Numerous building initiatives and filtration system installations were postponed or abandoned.
The smart filters segment is estimated to hold the largest share, due to advanced sensor technology and networking features are included in smart filters to offer real-time monitoring and management of air quality. Moreover, by actively managing and optimizing indoor air quality, these filters enable users to detect and analyze a variety of air contaminants, humidity levels, and particle concentrations. Personalized settings and remote control are frequently made possible by the integration of smart filters with mobile applications or smart home systems. Thus, the capacity to monitor and assess data on air quality also contributes to the segment's rising appeal.
The pharmaceuticals segment is anticipated to have highest CAGR during the forecast period. In laboratories and pharmaceutical manufacturing facilities, it is essential to maintain sterile and controlled surroundings. To preserve the safety and purity of pharmaceutical products, these filters are made to filter out airborne pollutants such as particles, bacteria, and viruses. To achieve strict industry standards, high-efficiency particulate air (HEPA) and ultra-low penetration air (ULPA) filters are frequently used. In this market, as there is demand for pharmaceuticals is expected to increase, there will be a greater demand for sophisticated filtration solutions, which will fuel investment and innovation in air filtration technology specifically designed for pharmaceutical applications.
Asia Pacific commanded the largest market share during the extrapolated period owing to industrialization, urbanization, and increasing awareness of air quality, the demand for air filtration solutions has surged. Moreover, countries like China, India, and Japan are witnessing robust growth, driven by expanding manufacturing sectors, including automotive and healthcare, are adopting advanced filtration technologies to ensure clean air and meet health and safety standards. Therefore, this market expansion is attracting filtration equipment manufacturers from both domestic and foreign markets, resulting in a competitive environment with significant growth potential.
Europe is expected to witness highest CAGR over the projection period, owing to significant market changes have been brought about by strict government rules designed to enhance air quality and lessen environmental damage. Strict emission limits put in place by the European Union have encouraged the development of cutting-edge filtration technology in sectors including manufacturing and the auto industry. Additionally, the area has seen an increase in awareness of indoor air quality, which has increased demand for home and business air filtration solutions. The promotion of ecological and energy-efficient filtration technology is another reason European governments are funding research and development.
Some of the key players in the Air Filters and Filtration Equipment Market include: 3M Company, AAF International, Bruce Air Filter Company, Clarcor Industrial Air, Aerospace America Inc, Blueair AB, Trion Inc., Spectrum Filtration Pvt. Ltd., Purafil Inc., Donaldson Co. Inc., Nordic Air Filtration A/S, Delta Filtration, GVS Group, Koch Filter Corporation, Lydall Inc. and Atlas Copco.
In August 2023, Atlas Copco has agreed to acquire Sykes Group Pty Ltd (Sykes) from Seven Group Holdings Ltd (SGH), a company listed on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX).
In August 2023, Atlas Copco has acquired Climorent, a provider of specialty rental solutions for industrial cooling applications, in Catalonia, Spain. Climorent mainly serves customers in general industry, including chemical and food and beverage industry.
In June 2023, Donaldson Company, Inc. (NYSE: DCI), a leading worldwide provider of innovative filtration products and solutions, announced the acquisition of Univercells Technologies, a global producer of innovative biomanufacturing solutions for cell and gene therapy research, development and commercial manufacturing.