Asia Pacific Industrial Air Filtration Market size exceeded USD 1.5 billion in 2021 and is projected to grow at a CAGR of 7% between 2022 and 2028.
Growing concerns regarding air pollution, apart from the need to maintain and regulate indoor air quality, is fostering the market growth. Since these systems address the growing concerns regarding respiratory disorders by eliminating a host of contaminants, such as particulate matter, metal fumes, oil mists, VOCs, sulfur dioxide, nitrogen oxides, and other toxic gases, several industrial facilities are installing them.
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Impact of COVID-19 on APAC industrial air filtration market outlook
The COVID-19 pandemic slowed down the production and distribution of industrial air filters, HEPA filters, CCF, and other products, leading to significant losses. With the gaps in the supply chain being addressed, several industry participants are forming strong links with local distributors for mitigating future disruptions. Air quality concerns have regained considerable emphasis after the pandemic, eliciting higher product sales from 2021 onward. Several food processing companies are expected to replace their aging dust collection equipment with advanced solutions to reduce losses.
Asia Pacific Industrial Air Filtration Market, By Application
Rising focus on the expansion of food, metal, cement, and pharmaceutical production facilities is pushing the demand for air filtration units. Increased disposable incomes in emerging economies have boosted the development of modern infrastructure, augmenting cement consumption. Fast-growing healthcare sector in these economies is also expanding the production of pharmaceutical products to cater to the high prevalence of chronic diseases.
Between January and March 2022, China produced more than 387 million tons of cement, as per the Chinese National Bureau of Statistics. Similarly, Japan has been expanding its cement production capabilities. According to the Japan Cement Association, the nation’s cement production spanned across 30 plants that are owned by 17 companies, reaching clinker production of over 54 million tons. Since workers in cement factories are exposed to hard and abrasive dust particles that can damage the respiratory system, many regional cement manufacturing units will invest in new industrial air filtration technologies to ensure worker safety.
Steady growth of the iron & steel industry in China and India will ensure that the industry share from metal applications grows at a stable rate. By 2025, China aims to increase its domestic iron ore output from nearly 120 million tons to more than 220 million tons. APAC industrial dust collector industry share is growing due to the need to ensure continual operation and longer lifespan of machinery and equipment. These devices ensure minimal maintenance costs, keeping a tab on repairs across workshops, production facilities, and industrial complexes.
Asia Pacific Market, By Country
Japan industrial air filtration market revenue from flour segment will surpass USD 15 million by 2028. Growing popularity of ready-to-eat foods will drive product sales, due to the need for ensuring safe and high-quality food. Food processing factories are installing dust removal solutions for dealing with large amounts of flour every day. Rising number of Japanese vegan bakeries will fuel the industry growth, ensuring that cleanliness and safety regulations are in place.
Competitive Industry Landscape
Prominent participants operating across the Asia Pacific industrial air filtration market are Nederman, Pall Corporation, Cummins Inc., AAF, Mann Hummel, Camfil Group, and Lydall. These companies are focusing on mergers, acquisitions, and partnerships for gaining an edge over competitors. Several of them will continue to strengthen their geographical presence via new manufacturing facilities across the region.