Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global Nonwoven Filter Media Market 2012-2016" report to their offering.
One of the key factors contributing to this market growth is the emerging demand from developing countries. The Global Nonwoven Filter Media market has also been witnessing development of next-generation nonwoven filter media. However, regulatory standards and guidelines could pose a challenge to the growth of this market.
Key vendors dominating this market space include Freudenberg & Co. KG, Ahlstrom Corp., and Clarcor Corp.
Other vendors mentioned in the report: 3M Co., Albarrie Canada Ltd., Buckeye Technologies Inc., Cerex Co., Charminar Nonwoven Ltd., Cummins Filtration, Donaldson Co., E. I. du Pont de Nemours and Co., (Dupoint Nonwoven), Eagle Nonwovens Inc., Fiber Bond Corp., Fibertex A/S, Filter Specialists Inc., First Quality Nonwovens Inc., Foss Manufacturing Co., Fybon Industries Ltd., Gordian Nonwoven Technology Co., Hollingswoth & Vose Co., Honeywell International Inc., Japan Vilene Co., Jofo Group, Johns Manville Co., Kang Na Hsiung Enterprise Ltd., Kuraray Co. Ltd., Lydall Inc., Monadnock Nonwovens LLC, Polymer Group Inc., Toray Advanced Materials Korea Inc., and TWE Group.
TechNavio recognizes the following companies as the key players in the Global Nonwoven Filter Media Market: Freudenberg and Co. KG, Ahlstrom Corp., and Clarcor Inc.
Commenting on the report, an analyst from TechNavio's Engineering team said: ''The Global Nonwoven Filter Media market is witnessing the emergence of technological advancements. Many vendors are investing heavily in R&D activities to develop advanced and next-generation nonwoven filter media products and consumables. For instance, the emergence of nanotechnology is leading to the development of nanofiber materials for nonwoven filters. Similarly, bi-component fibers, pleated ceramic materials, and surface-modified fibers are some of the other recent developments in the Global Nonwoven Filter Media market. Thus, vendors are developing next-generation nonwoven filter media to gain an edge over their competitors in this market.''
According to the report, one of the major growth drivers in the market is the emerging demand from developing countries. Increasing urbanization is one of the major drivers of the growth of the market in developing countries. The vendors are experiencing huge demand for nonwoven filter products, especially from countries in the APAC region.