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NEWS RELEASE                                                                                                   JANUARY 2014

Non-Woven Cartridge Market to Top $5 Billion In 2019

The market for cartridges to remove particles from liquids will grow to over $5 billion per year by 2019. This is the latest forecast in Cartridge Filters: World Market published by the McIlvaine Company.

Cartridge Revenues $ Millions     

  

Industry

  
  

2019

  

 Total

 5,303  

 Chemical

 321

 Commercial - Point of Entry

 756  

 Commercial - Point of Use

 332  

 Electronics

 89  

 Food

 240  

 Healthcare

 459  

 Metals

 84  

 Oil & Gas

 242  

 Other Industries

 267  

 Pharmaceutical

 948  

 Power

 112  

 Residential - Point of Entry

 581  

 Residential - Point of Use

 415  

 Wastewater

 111  

 Water

 346  

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The pharmaceutical industry will lead the way with purchases approaching $1 billion. Disposable process equipment has seen dramatic growth in the past few years as drug manufacturers adopt single-use systems to reduce cleaning, sterilization and their associated validation costs. Shifting from traditional stainless steel to disposable process equipment can reduce biopharma manufacturing costs by 8-9 percent per batch and overall capital costs by 21 percent.

In applications where hazardous materials are being processed, such as cytotoxic drugs or potent biological materials, closed single-use systems offer additional protection to operators and maintenance personnel. A variety of fibers are available to allow non–woven cartridge suppliers to offer a range of efficiencies and operating temperatures.

The commercial point-of-entry market is growing rapidly in Asia where office buildings are being constructed in ever growing numbers. The quality of municipal water is often suspect. Non-woven cartridges are used to further purify the water used in the buildings.

For more information on Cartridge Filters: World Market, click on: http://home.mcilvainecompany.com/index.php/markets/2-uncategorised/117-n024