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Industrial Filtration Market Research By Type (Liquid filtration [vacuum, pressure, polishing and centrifugal), Media (Filter cloth [vacuum belt and rubber belt]), End Use (Food & Beverages, Chemicals, Petrochemicals, Power Generation, Oil & Gas, Rubber & Plastics, Bio-Products, Pharmaceuticals, Metal & Mining, Battery Materials & Chemicals, Industrial Minerals, Pulp & Paper), Product (Tower Press, Vacuum Belt Filters, Filter, Centrifuge, LSF Filter, Drum, Leaf, Belt Presses) and Region – Forecast 2030


ID: MRFR/E&P/5506-CR | 155 Pages | Author: Priya Nagrale| July 2023

Global Industrial Filtration Market Overview


Industrial Filtration Market Size was valued at USD 27,284.8 Million in 2021. The Industrial Filtration Market is projected to grow from USD 28,580.5 Million in 2022 to USD  44,504.1 Million by 2030, exhibiting a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 5.8% during the forecast period (2024 - 2030).   The prominent factor driving the growth of the Industrial Filtration Market is the increasing demand for industrial filtration from diverse end-use industries such as food and beverage, chemicals, and power generation. Furthermore, the optimistic growth of these industries in emerging countries of Asia-Pacific is likely to propel the growth of the market in the Foreseeable future.

Industrial Filtration Market Overview


Source: Secondary Research, Primary Research, MRFR Database and Analyst Review


Industrial Filtration Market Trends




  • Growing prevalence of industries across the globe




The manufacturing industry is one of the vital sectors for the development of the economy. Additionally, trade tensions between China and the US have compelled manufacturers are turning their investments to countries in South Asia as an alternative to China, especially emerging markets, as wage costs are a factor. The manufacturing industry in South Asian counties such as Thailand, Indonesia, and Vietnam have witnessed the highest growth. Some of the major factors for the growth of the South Asian countries include the ease of doing business, free trade agreements, and low manufacturing and labor cost. Increasing industrialization activities and increasing funding for industrial filtration startups and development of new products with advanced technologies. For instance, in 2023, Metso upgraded the machining process at its Filtration Technology Centre in Lappeenranta, Finland. The newly installed facility is intended for rapid machining of filter plate pack frames, which are critical components of pressure filters used in mining and industrial applications. The new machining unit is scheduled to be operational in 2024. Also, various product launches, collaborations, acquisitions, are also contributing to the growth of manufacturing industry in South Asia countries as well as across the globe.


Additionally, increasing application of liquid filtration process to remove biomass from food products, rising focus by governments on wastewater management, and advancements in liquid filtration systems are key factors driving market growth which tend to create lucrative opportunities for industrial filtration market in the forecast period. As a result, Industrial Filtration Market revenue expansion is anticipated to be fueled by growing prevalence of industries across the globe during the forecast period.


Industrial Filtration Market Segment Insights


Industrial Filtration Type Insights


The Industrial Filtration Market segmentation, based on type, are liquid filtration (vacuum filtration, pressure filtration, polishing filtration and centrifugal filtration) and others. The liquid filtration segment held the majority share in 2022 contributing to around ~65-68% with respect to the Industrial Filtration Market revenue. Liquid filtration is the process of eliminating suspended solid particles, impurities, and pollutants from a fluid stream. It is a simple procedure that comprises passing the process liquid (in the form of slurries and suspensions) through a permeable filter medium and blocking and retaining the collected particles. The filter media has tiny, microscopic holes or pores that enable only the filtrate to pass through, leaving the undesired particles on the opposite side of the medium. Liquid filtration is used for purification, clarifying, separation, and particle removal in a variety of applications and industries.


Industrial Filtration Media Insights


The Industrial Filtration Market data has been bifurcated by media largely into filter cloth (vacuum belt and rubber belt) and others. The others segment dominated the market in 2022. Other materials include fiberglass, fiber paper, activated charcoal/carbon, metal, and others. With the wide range of applications and variation in ability and performance, varied filter media demand is expected to drive market growth.


Industrial Filtration End Use Insights


The Industrial Filtration Market data has been bifurcated by end use largely into food & beverages, chemicals, petrochemicals, power generation, oil& gas, rubber & plastics, Bio-products, pharmaceuticals, metal & mining, battery materials & chemicals, industrial minerals, pulp & paper, and others. The battery chemicals & materials segment dominated the market in 2022. With rapid technological innovation and advancements, there has been an increasing use and significant rise in demand for battery materials and chemicals, particularly with the rapid adoption of hybrid vehicles and electric vehicles, as well as the boom in the electronics industry, which has significantly pushed demand for batteries, resulting in increased demand for filtration with a focus on superior quality and refinement. Filter presses are used to recover battery metal salts such as cobalt, lithium, and nickel. The extraction method of lithium, which is widely utilized in battery manufacture, is heavily reliant on filtration.


Industrial Filtration Product Insights


The Industrial Filtration Market data has been bifurcated by application largely into tower press (horizontal plates and vertical plates), vacuum belt filters (vertical oriented and horizontal oriented), filter press, centrifuge filter, LSF filter, drum filter, leaf filter, belt presses and others. The vacuum belt filters segment dominated the market in 2022. A vacuum belt filter is a type of continuous filtering system that uses a vacuum to separate solids and liquids. The vacuum belt filter-based separation technique uses a porous filter belt and vacuum suction to take out the liquid content while leaving the solid particles behind. A vacuum belt filter is used to filter liquids and dewater sludge. Gravity filtration with supplemental vacuum assistance is employed instead of hydrostatically acting filters. Larger throughput and better filter cake dewatering are feasible as a consequence.


Figure 2: Industrial Filtration Market, by Product, 2024 & 2030 (USD Million)


Industrial Filtration Market, by Product, 2022 & 2030


Source: Secondary Research, Primary Research, MRFR Database and Analyst Review


Industrial Filtration Region Insights


By Region, the Industrial Filtration Market industry study segments the market into North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle East, Africa, and Latin America. Asia-Pacific Industrial Filtration Market accounted for USD  9,633.4 million in 2022 and is expected to exhibit a 6.2 % CAGR during the study period.


Figure 3: Industrial Filtration Market Share By Region 2024-2030 (%)


INDUSTRIAL FILTRATION MARKET SHARE BY REGION 2022-2030


Source: Secondary Research, Primary Research, MRFR Database and Analyst Review


Throughout the forecast period, in the North America Industrial Filtration Market the increase in government regulations for emission control is expected to drive the growth of the market. For instance, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has regulated Clean Air Act (CAA) to regulate hazardous air pollutants, which are emitted from the manufacturing industries are expected to increase the demand for industrial filtration in industries, leading to the growth of the industrial filtration market in North America during the forecast period. The US industrial filtration market is home to one of the largest industrial filtration markets in North America. The country's well-established industrial sector, including manufacturing, oil and gas, chemicals, pharmaceuticals, food and beverages, and automotive industries, drives the demand for industrial filtration. There are several key factors contributing to the growth and development of the industrial filtration market in the United States. Canada industrial filtration market has a dependence on thriving industrial sector that encompasses a wide range of industries, including manufacturing, mining, oil and gas, chemicals, and food processing. The industrial filtration market in Canada is influenced by several factors that drive its growth and development. One significant factor is Canada's abundant natural resources and its mining industry.


The European Union has set different standards to reduce air pollutants in the environment. Europe's Industrial Filtration Market has grown significantly in recent years. According to the European Commission, the total cost to implement the “Clean Air Policy Package” by 2030 is expected to be USD 2.43 billion, a year. Such high investments to improve the air quality increase the demand for industrial filtration as filters are used in various processes such as in extraction, cleaning, refining, and purification. Such factors are expected to increase the demand for industrial filtration during the forecast period in Europe. The UK industrial filtration market is growing due to the focus on reducing emissions and improving air quality has led to increased demand for high-quality industrial filtration equipment’s. Prominent companies operating in the UK market are Porvair Filtration Group, Amazon Filters, Parker Hannifin, and Camfil. France is another significant market for industrial filtration in Europe. The country's manufacturing industry, including automotive, aerospace, and chemicals, drives the demand for filters. Stringent regulations related to air and water pollution control also bolster the market growth.


The Asia Pacific industrial filtration market has witnessed significant growth in recent years due to the expanding industrial sector and increasing environmental regulations across the region. China is the largest industrial filtration market in the Asia Pacific region. The country's rapid industrialization, coupled with stringent environmental regulations, has fueled the demand for industrial filtration. The major industries driving the market include manufacturing, automotive, power generation, oil and gas, and pharmaceuticals. India is another key market for industrial filtration in the Asia Pacific region. The country's growing manufacturing sector, infrastructure development, and increasing awareness about environmental conservation have contributed to the market's growth. Japan has a well-established industrial sector and is known for its technological advancements. The country's strict environmental regulations and emphasis on sustainable development have created a significant market for industrial filtration.


Industrial Filtration Key Market Players & Competitive Insights


Major market players’ growth depends on market conditions, government support, and industry development. Thus, the vendors should focus on expanding geographically and improving services. Many global, regional, and local vendors characterize the Industrial Filtration System Market. The market is highly competitive, with all the players competing to gain market share. Intense competition, rapid advances in technology, frequent changes in government policies, and environmental regulations are key factors that confront market growth. The vendors compete based on cost, product quality, reliability, and government regulations. Vendors must provide cost-efficient, high-quality products to survive and succeed in an intensely competitive market.


Metso Corp (Metso) is a technology and service supplier for the mineral processing and metallurgical industries. The company's primary business sectors are aggregates, mining, and metals. Metso's aggregates product portfolio comprises crushers, screens, and feeders, as well as fixed and mobile screening facilities, track-mounted equipment, spare and worn parts, and services. Its portfolio in the minerals space includes everything from pre-feasibility studies through engineering, as well as process equipment and full facilities with life cycle services. In the metals sector, it can give long-term solutions for metals processing for almost all forms of ores, as well as industrial water treatment. The firm provides processing equipment for a variety of applications such as bauxite, alumina, and aluminium processing, energy generation, sulfuric acid production, smelting and converting, off-gas cleaning, and physical separation.


FLSmidth & Co AS (FLSmidth) is a mining and cement engineering services, equipment, and service solutions supplier. It provides mining processing and cement manufacturing plants with machine units, support, and maintenance. Aside from the cement and mining sectors, the firm also serves the aggregates, chemical, food, and pharmaceutical industries, oil and gas refining, pulp and paper, power utilities, port and terminals, steel, waste to energy, and water treatment industries. FLSmidth provides productivity-boosting services for critical commodities such as gold, coal, copper, iron ore, and cement. FLSmidth is a global supplier of complete flowsheet technology and services to the mining and cement industries.


Key Companies in the Industrial Filtration Market include



  • METSO (Finland)

  • ADRITZ Group (Austria)

  • FLDSmidth (Denmark)

  • Nuclear Industry Yantai Toncin Group Co. Ltd. (China)

  • BHS-Sonthofen GmbH (US)

  • Tsukishima Holdings Co. Ltd. (Japan)

  • Komline-Sanderson Corporation (US)

  • WesTech Engineering, LLC (US)

  • Hasler Group (France)

  • Compositech Products Manufacturing, Inc. (US)

  • Micronics Engineered Filtration Group (US)

  • Gaudfrin (France)


Industrial Filtration Industry Developments


June 2023 Metso signed a contract to provide seven Larox FFP2512 pressure filtration units to Tosyali's iron concentrator plant expansion in Algeria under a deal signed with Sinosteel Corporation.


May 2023 ANDRITZ received order from the Swedish pulp and paper company BillerudKorsnäs to supply a LimeDry lime mud filter for the re-causticizing plant at its Frövi/Rockhammar pulp mill in Rebro, Sweden.


March 2021 BHS-Sonthofen delivered to the United States a system consisting of two indexing belt filters for use in the production of intermediates for a highly tear-resistant plastic.


Industrial Filtration Market Segmentation


Industrial Filtration System Type Outlook




  • Liquid Filtration

    • Vacuum Filtration


    • Pressure Filtration

      • Low Pressure up to 20 bar

      • Medium Pressure up to 60 bar

      • High Pressure up to 100 bar



    • Polishing Filtration

    • Centrifugal Filtration



  • Others (Air Filtration, gas phase, others)


Industrial Filters Media Outlook




  • Filter Cloth

    • Vacuum Belt

    • Rubber Belt



  • Others


Industrial Filtration End Use Outlook




  • Food & Beverages

    • Edible Oil

    • Starch

    • Hydrolyzed protein

    • Palm oil

    • Shea

    • Sterols

    • Others




  • Chemicals

    • Zeolite

    • Toner

    • Agrochemicals

    • Others



  • Petrochemicals

  • Power Generation

  • Oil & Gas

  • Rubber & Plastics

  • Bio Products

  • Pharmaceuticals

  • Metal & Mining

  • Battery Metals & Chemicals


  • Industrial Minerals

    • TiO2

    • Calcium Carbonates

    • Kaolin

    • Talc

    • Others



  • Pulp & Paper

  • Others


Industrial Filtration Product Outlook




  • Tower Press

    • Vertical Plates

    • Horizontal Plates




  • Vacuum Belt Filters

    • Horizontal Oriented

    • Vertical Oriented



  • Filter Press

  • Centrifuge Filter

  • LSF Filters

  • Drum Filters

  • Belt Presses

  • Leaf Filter

  • Others


Industrial Filtration Regional Outlook




  • North America



    • US

    • Canada

    • Mexico




  • Europe



    • Germany

    • France

    • UK

    • Italy

    • Spain

    • Netherlands

    • Scandinavia

    • Turkey

    • Rest of Europe




  • Asia-Pacific



    • China

    • Japan

    • India

    • Australia

    • South Korea

    • Thailand

    • Singapore

    • Malaysia

    • South-East Asia

    • Rest of Asia-Pacific




  • Middle East



    • Saudi Arabia

    • UAE

    • Rest of the Middle East




  • Africa



    • Morocco

    • Rest of the Africa




  • South America



    • Brazil

    • Mexico

    • Argentina

    • Rest of South America



Report Attribute/Metric Details
Market Size 2022 USD 28,580.5 Million
Market Size 2023 USD 29,995.2 Million
Market Size 2030 USD 44,504.1 Million
Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) 5.8 % (2024-2030)
Base Year 2023
Forecast Period 2024-2030
Historical Data 2019 – 2021
Forecast Units Value (USD Million)
Report Coverage Revenue Forecast, Competitive Landscape, Growth Factors, and Trends
Segments Covered Type, Media, End Use, and Product
Geographies Covered North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Middle East, Africa, and South America
Countries Covered The U.S, Canada, Germany, France, UK, Italy, Spain, China, Japan, India, Australia, South Korea, and, Saudi Arabia, UAE, Brazil, Argentina, and others
Key Companies Profiled METSO (Finland), ADRITZ Group (Austria), FLDSmidth (Denmark), Nuclear Industry Yantai Toncin Group Co. Ltd. (China), BHS-Sonthofen GmbH (US), Tsukishima Holdings Co. Ltd. (Japan), Komline-Sanderson Corporation (US), WesTech Engineering, LLC (US), Hasler Group (France), Compositech Products Manufacturing, Inc. (US), Micronics Engineered Filtration Group (US), Gaudfrin (France)
Key Market Opportunities Growing industrial sectors
Key Market Dynamics High demand for industrial filtration in water treatmentStringent regulations pertaining to emissions


Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

As of 2022, the industrial filtration market is worth USD $ 371.6 million.

The Industrial Filtration Market is growing at a CAGR of 5.8%.

The Asia-Pacific region holds the largest market share in the Industrial Filtration Market.

2022, with an approximate market share of 25%.

The liquid filtration segment in the Industrial Filtration Market is leading market growth.

The battery material & chemicals segment has the largest market share.

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