The global industrial filtration market size reached US$ 31.74 Billion in 2022. Looking forward, IMARC Group expects the market to reach US$ 45.5 Billion by 2028, exhibiting a growth rate (CAGR) of 6.25% during 2023-2028. The significant growth in the food and beverage (F&B) industry, extensive research and development (R&D) activities, and increasing utilization of industrial filtration in the healthcare industry are some of the major factors propelling the market.
|Industrial Filtration Market Size in 2022
||US$ 31.74 Billion
|Industrial Filtration Market Forecast in 2028
||US$ 45.5 Billion
|Industrial Filtration Market Growth Rate (2023-2028)
Industrial filtration refers to the process of separating solid, liquid, and gaseous impurities from industrial processes. It involves the utilization of various products, such as bags, cartridges, depth, drums, and high-efficiency particulate air (HEPA) filters. Industrial filtration is widely used in water treatment, chemical processing, drug manufacturing, oil and gas production, and environmental remediation. It aids in improving product quality, protecting equipment and machinery, and increasing process efficiency. Industrial filtration also assists in creating a healthier working environment, improving overall workplace safety, and reducing the risk of respiratory ailments.
The increasing health consciousness among the masses is one of the key factors positively influencing the market growth. Industrial filtration is widely used to minimize emission levels, increase worker safety, prevent respiratory ailments, and improve the overall workplace environment. Furthermore, the implementation of strict government policies to protect the environment, reduce air pollution, and minimize industrial emission levels is supporting the market growth. Apart from this, the rising utilization of industrial filtration in the manufacturing of electronic components, microchips, and semiconductors is contributing to the market growth. Moreover, the growing product adoption to treat and purify water across various industries, promote recycling, and ensure sustainable usage due to increasing water scarcity is supporting the market growth. Other factors, including rapid industrialization activities, increasing emphasis on workplace safety, and growing environmental concerns among the masses, are anticipated to drive the market growth.
Industrial Filtration Market Trends/Drivers:
Significant growth in the automotive industry
Industrial filtrations find extensive applications in the automotive industry, as they are widely installed in passenger cars, trucks, and heavy-duty vehicles to ensure clean combustion, maintain engine performance, and protect various components from dust, dirt, and other contaminants. Additionally, they are widely used in automotive hydraulic systems to prevent damage to system components, maintain proper operation, and extend the lifespan of the hydraulic systems. Furthermore, the widespread product adoption to remove particulate matter, pollen, allergens, and harmful gases from passenger cabins is acting as another growth-inducing factor. Moreover, the growing product adoption in automotive manufacturing facilities to maintain efficient operations and ensure product quality is favoring the market growth. Apart from this, industrial filtrations are widely employed in paint and coating operations of vehicles to maintain a clean and controlled environment, ensure high-quality finish, and remove particles, overspray, and contaminants from the air.
Extensive research and development (R&D) activities
The industrial filtration market has witnessed several notable innovations to improve filtration efficiency and meet the rising demand of various industries. In line with this, the introduction of nanofiber filtration, which offers a higher surface area and smaller pore size, enabling it to capture ultrafine particles and contaminants effectively, is contributing to the market growth. Moreover, the recent development of smart filtration systems that utilize the Internet of Things (IoT) devices to provide real-time monitoring, data collection, and remote-control capabilities is supporting the market growth. Apart from this, the utilization of self-cleaning filters, which do not require manual intervention and maintain optimal filtration efficiency, is positively influencing the market growth.
Significant growth in the healthcare industry
Industrial filtration is widely used across various healthcare facilities to enhance patient safety and create a hospitable environment. It is installed in hospital water systems to remove sediment, particles, bacteria, and other impurities, which aids in ensuring safe and clean drinking water for patients. Furthermore, it is also used in heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) systems to maintain a sterile environment by removing airborne particles, allergens, bacteria, and viruses. Moreover, industrial filtrations also finds applications in laboratories to ensure the optimum functioning of diagnostic equipment and maintain the efficacy and purity of samples, reagents, and buffer solutions.
Industrial Filtration Industry Segmentation:
IMARC Group provides an analysis of the key trends in each segment of the global industrial filtration market report, along with forecasts at the global, regional, and country levels from 2023-2028. Our report has categorized the market based on type, product, filter media, and application.
Breakup by Type:
Liquid dominate the industrial filtration market.
The report has provided a detailed breakup and analysis of the industrial filtration market based on type. This includes liquid and air. According to the report, liquid represented the largest market segment.
Liquid type holds a major share of the industrial filtration market owing to its diverse application in pharmaceuticals, food and beverage, chemicals, oil and gas, and water treatment industries. Moreover, it aids in optimizing industrial processes and ensuring consistent quality by improving the clarity, purity, and stability of liquids. Apart from this, the liquid type is widely used to protect industrial equipment from clogging, fouling, and damage caused by solid particles or contaminants in liquids.
Whereas, air type is widely used across industries due to stringent government regulations to maintain optimum indoor air quality. Additionally, the increasing product utilization to enhance worker safety and reduce exposure to harmful pollutants is acting as another growth-inducing factor. Moreover, the growing product demand to improve manufacturing processes, maintain product integrity, and increase production yield is facilitating the market growth.
Breakup by Product:
- Bag Filter
- Cartridge Filter
- Depth Filter
- Filter Press
- Drum Filter
- Electrostatic Precipitator
- ULPA (Ultra-Low Penetration Air)
- HEPA (High Efficiency Particulate Air)
Filter Press holds a larger share in the industrial filtration market.
The report has provided a detailed breakup and analysis of the industrial filtration market based on the product. This includes bag filter, cartridge filter, depth filter, filter press, drum filter, electrostatic precipitator, ULPA (ultra-low penetration air), HEPA (high efficiency particulate air), and others. According to the report, filter press represented the largest market segment.
Filter press products have gained significant prominence in various industrial filtration applications due to their high efficiency and large filtering area. Furthermore, they are highly versatile and can be employed for multiple purposes, such as dewatering, sludge treatment, and solid-liquid separation. Moreover, filter press products can be easily customized to accommodate different materials, particle sizes, and filtration needs.
HEPA (high-efficiency particulate air) products are extensively used in various industries owing to the innovative design that allows them to capture and retain extremely fine particles with high efficiency. Furthermore, the widespread utilization in strict air quality and particle control applications that are required to protect sensitive processes, occupants, and equipment. Moreover, HEPA products are known for their reliability and long service life that ensure consistent filtration operations over an extended period.
Breakup by Filter Media:
- Filter Paper
- Activated Carbon/Charcoal
- Non-Woven Fabric
Non-woven fabric holds a larger share in the industrial filtration market.
The report has provided a detailed breakup and analysis of the industrial filtration market based on the filter media. This includes filter paper, metal, activated carbon/charcoal, fiberglass, non-woven fabric, and others. According to the report, Non-woven fabric represented the largest market segment.
Non-woven fabric filter media exhibits a clear dominance in the market as it is manufactured using a wide range of materials, such as polyester, polypropylene, nylon, and cellulose, which allows for better customization of the filter media to suit specific filtration requirements. Along with this, it offers a uniform pore structure, which enables consistent particle capture and ensures reliable filtration performance over an extended period. Moreover, non-woven fabric filter media provides depth filtration capabilities that reduce maintenance requirements and improve product service life.
Activated carbon filter media is also used in industrial filtration due to its highly porous structure and large surface area that provides a strong affinity for a wide range of organic compounds, volatile organic compounds (VOCs), odors, and contaminants. In addition, activated carbon is available in various forms, such as powdered, granular, and pelletized, which makes it versatile for different filtration applications, such as water treatment, air purification, and environmental remediation.
Breakup by Application:
- Food and Beverage
- Chemicals and Petrochemicals
- Power Generation
- Oil and Gas
- Metal and Mining
Food and Beverage represent the leading application segment.
The report has provided a detailed breakup and analysis of the industrial filtration market based on the application. This includes automotive, food and beverage, chemicals and petrochemicals, pharmaceuticals, power generation, oil and gas, metal and mining, and others. According to the report, food and beverage represented the largest market segment.
Industrial filtration is widely used in the F&B industry to maintain product quality, ensure safety, and meet regulatory compliance. It is used for the filtration of juices, syrups, oils, sauces, and other liquids to achieve clarity and improve the visual appearance of the end products. Furthermore, industrial filtration also aids in removing bacteria, yeast, molds, and other microorganisms from liquid ingredients and beverages. It also removes taste and odor compounds from water used in beverage production, thus ensuring purity and neutral taste. Moreover, the widespread utilization of industrial filtration in brewing and winemaking applications to produce clear, bright, and visually appealing beers and wines is acting as another growth-inducing factor.
Industrial filtration also finds extensive applications in various chemical and petrochemical processes, such as refining, separation, purification, and clarification. They also aid in removing contaminants from raw materials, intermediates, and final products to ensure optimum purity and product quality. Moreover, industrial filtrations also assist in handling bulk material, maintaining smooth production processes, and preventing equipment damage.
Breakup by Region:
- North America
- United Kingdom
- Asia Pacific
- South Korea
- Latin America
- Middle East and Africa
North America exhibits a clear dominance in the market, accounting for the largest industrial filtration market share.
The report has also provided a comprehensive analysis of all the major regional markets, which includes North America (the United States and Canada); Europe (Germany, France, the United Kingdom, Italy, Spain, and others); Asia Pacific (China, Japan, India, South Korea, Australia, Indonesia, and others); Latin America (Brazil, Mexico, and others); and the Middle East and Africa. According to the report, North America represented the largest market segment.
North America represents a dominant share of the industrial filtration market due to the presence of a well-developed industrial base across various sectors, such as manufacturing, oil and gas, chemicals, pharmaceuticals, food and beverage, and automotive. Furthermore, the rising emphasis on workers’ health and safety in the region is facilitating the product demand to ensure a clean working environment by removing hazardous particles, contaminants, and airborne pollutants. Moreover, the implementation of strict policies by regional governments to prevent air and water pollution and control industrial emission levels is acting as another growth-inducing factor.
Asia Pacific is also experiencing significant growth in the demand for industrial filtration owing to the increasing industrialization activities to boost economic growth in the region. Moreover, the rising disposable income and increasing urbanization are facilitating the demand for improved air and water quality in the region, which, in turn, is driving the market for industrial filtration. Moreover, the implementation of strict environmental regulations by regional governments is encouraging the adoption of industrial filtration across various sectors.
Several leading companies in the market are engaged in product innovations to develop new filtration technologies, materials, and designs that offer enhanced performance, efficiency, and durability. In addition, the increasing focus on product diversification by key players to cater to emerging markets and meet rising consumer demands is supporting the market growth. Apart from this, the ongoing partnerships and acquisitions by top companies to expand their global footprint, increase sales, and access new customer segments are contributing to the market growth. Moreover, aggressive promotional and marketing activities by manufacturers through social media campaigns, online presence, trade shows, and industry events are providing an impetus to the market growth.
The report has provided a comprehensive analysis of the competitive landscape in the global industrial filtration market. Detailed profiles of all major companies have also been provided. Some of the key players in the market include:
- 3M Company
- Danaher Corporation
- Donaldson Company Inc.
- Eaton Corporation plc
- EFC Filtration B.V.
- Fil-Trek Corporation
- Freudenberg Filtration Technologies GmbH & Co. KG
- Industrial Filtration Inc.
- Mann + Hummel
- Parker Hannifin Corporation
- Pentair PLC
- In May 2023, 3M Company announced its plan to invest $146 million dollars to advance its capabilities in biopharma filtration technology. This investment will boost biotech manufacturing by improving the existing facilities and equipment.
- In February 2023, Donaldson Company Inc. announced the acquisition of Isolere, Bio, Inc., an early stage biotechnology company that develops reagents and accompanying filtration processes used for the purification and streamlined manufacturing of biopharmaceuticals.
- In Jan 2020, Fil-Trek Corporation successfully acquired Liquid Flow Mfg. Inc. that manufactures piping and skid systems and assembly. This acquisition is aimed at strengthening the Fil-Trek’s market share in the water, oil & gas, power generation and industrial filtration markets.
Industrial Filtration Market Report Scope:
|Base Year of the Analysis
| Historical Period
|Scope of the Report
||Exploration of Historical and Forecast Trends, Industry Catalysts and Challenges, Segment-Wise Historical and Predictive Market Assessment:
- Filter Media
||Bag Filter, Cartridge Filter, Depth Filter, Filter Press, Drum Filter, Electrostatic Precipitator, ULPA (Ultra-Low Penetration Air), HEPA (High Efficiency Particulate Air), Others
|Filter Medias Covered
||Filter Paper, Metal, Activated Carbon/Charcoal, Fiberglass, Non-Woven Fabric, Others
||Automotive, Food and Beverage, Chemicals and Petrochemicals, Pharmaceuticals, Power Generation, Oil and Gas, Metal and Mining, Others
||Asia Pacific, Europe, North America, Latin America, Middle East and Africa
||United States, Canada, Germany, France, United Kingdom, Italy, Spain, China, Japan, India, South Korea, Australia, Indonesia, Brazil, Mexico
||3M Company, Ahlstrom-Munjskö., Danaher Corporation, Donaldson Company Inc., Eaton Corporation plc, EFC Filtration B.V., Fil-Trek Corporation, Freudenberg Filtration Technologies GmbH & Co. KG, Industrial Filtration Inc., Mann + Hummel, Parker Hannifin Corporation, Pentair PLC, etc.
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Key Questions Answered in This Report:
- How has the global industrial filtration market performed so far, and how will it perform in the coming years?
- What are the drivers, restraints, and opportunities in the global industrial filtration market?
- What is the impact of each driver, restraint, and opportunity on the global industrial filtration market?
- What are the key regional markets?
- Which countries represent the most attractive industrial filtration market?
- What is the breakup of the market based on type?
- Which is the most attractive type in the industrial filtration market?
- What is the breakup of the market based on the product?
- Which is the most attractive product in the industrial filtration market?
- What is the breakup of the market based on filter media?
- Which is the most attractive filter media in the industrial filtration market?
- What is the breakup of the market based on the application?
- Which is the most attractive application in the industrial filtration market?
- What is the competitive structure of the global industrial filtration market?
- Who are the key players/companies in the global industrial filtration market?
Key Benefits for Stakeholders
- IMARC’s report offers a comprehensive quantitative analysis of various market segments, historical and current market trends, market forecasts, and dynamics of the industrial filtration market from 2017-2028.
- The research study provides the latest information on the market drivers, challenges, and opportunities in the global industrial filtration market.
- The study maps the leading, as well as the fastest-growing, regional markets. It further enables stakeholders to identify the key country-level markets within each region.
- Porter's five forces analysis assist stakeholders in assessing the impact of new entrants, competitive rivalry, supplier power, buyer power, and the threat of substitution. It helps stakeholders to analyze the level of competition within the industrial filtration industry and its attractiveness.
- Competitive landscape allows stakeholders to understand their competitive environment and provides an insight into the current positions of key players in the market.