Filtration and Performance

Business portfolio of Filtration and Performance

Filtration

Products

  • Engine oil, fuel and air filtration materials, cabin air filtration materials as well as industrial air filtration materials

Demand drivers

  • Mileage drives aftermarket sales
  • Growing truck and passenger fleet
  • More stringent emission regulation, new filter applications in electrical mobility
  • More stringent air quality

Market growth

  • About 3%

Main competitors

  • Neenah Paper, Hollingsworth & Vose, Lydall

Building & Wind

Products

  • Glassfiber tissue for vinyl flooring and a range of other construction materials, reinforcement fabrics for wind turbine blades as well as surface to boat hulls

Demand drivers

  • Building and construction activity
  • Substitution from other flooring reinforcement such as mineral felt in North America
  • Energy saving regulations and need for lighter building and transportation materials, wind mill investments

Market growth

  • About 3-8%

Main competitors

  • Saertex, Owens Corning, Johns Manville, Saint Gobain

Nonwovens

Products

  • Wallcoverings, nonwoven materials for automotive interiors, plasterboard materials, wound care products, apparels and laundry care as well as personal care products

Demand drivers

  • Construction and consumer spending
  • Shift from paper to nonwoven wallcoverings
  • Need for energy efficient construction materials

Market growth

  • About 2-3%

Main competitors

  • Glatfelter, Aralar, Jacob Holm, Freudenberg

 

 

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