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NEWS RELEASE                                                                                                                MAY 2013

Liquid Cartridge Sales to the World Pharmaceutical Industry Will Exceed $2 Billion this Year

For the first time ever, the world’s pharmaceutical industry will spend over $2 billion for liquid cartridges. The 2013 forecasts are included in Cartridge Filters: World Market published by the McIlvaine Company.

Top of Form

Pharmaceutical Cartridge Revenues ($ Millions)

Bottom of Form

World Region

 2013

 Africa

 20

 CIS

 12

 East Asia

 460

 Eastern Europe

 27

 Middle East

 56

 NAFTA

 717

 South & Central America

 85

 West Asia

 66

 Western Europe

 603

Total

2,046

For most applications, the East Asia market is much larger than any other region. However, in the pharmaceutical sector NAFTA remains the largest.

The pharmaceutical cartridge market is dominated by the larger players who have more than 50 percent market share.

Company Name

Millipore

Pall

Sartorius

Asahi Kasei

3M

Parker Hannifin

Clarcor

Siemens AG

General Electric

Meissner Filtration Products

 

The bulk of the sales is for the higher performance and more expensive membrane filters. They comprise 50 percent of the total. Non-woven cartridges account for another 30 percent. The remaining 20 percent is shared by string wound, carbon and metal.

For more information on Cartridge Filters: World Market, click on: http://home.mcilvainecompany.com/index.php/component/content/article?id=71#n024