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NEWS RELEASE                                                                                                    MARCH 2016

$7 Billion Will Be Spent For Liquid Macrofiltration Products and Media In 2017

In 2017 sales of liquid macrofiltration products including equipment and media will be just under $7 billion.  The biggest investment will be for granular media filters.  They are used to purify drinking water by municipalities.  The second largest segment includes filter presses and media. This equipment is used in processing food and chemicals. Bag filters are used to clean up wastewater as well as separate products from liquids.

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Belt filter presses dewater sludge. Municipalities use belt filter presses or centrifuges to dewater sewage sludge.  Robust expansion of municipal wastewater treatment in Asia will drive this market next year.

The automatic backwash filter competes with cartridges and is growing faster than other segments even though the base was lower. 

For more information on Liquid Filtration and Media: World Market: click on: http://www.mcilvainecompany.com/brochures/water.html#n006