Australia Depth Filtration Market Size, Competitive Landscape and Market Forecast - 2029

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> Australia Depth Filtration Market Expected to reach a high CAGR during the forecast period 2022-2029: DataM Intelligence

Australia Depth Filtration Market is segmentation By Component (Filter Sheets, Filter Modules (12'', 16''), Filter Press (Housing) (Plate, Frame filters)), By Product (Food and Beverage (Beer, Wine, Fruit Juice, Water, Tea, Soft Drinks, Baby Food, Spirits, Cannabis Extracts, Fragrances, Oils, Others), Pharmaceuticals (Oil Industry, Water Filtration, Chemicals, Others)), By Application (Colloid Removal, Chill Haze Filtration, Microorganism Filtration, Others), and By Region – Share, Size, Outlook, and Opportunity Analysis, 2022-2029


Market Overview

The Australia Depth Filtration Market is expected to grow at a CAGR during the forecasting period (2022-2029).

Depth filtration products such as filters & cartridges, sediment, and dirt water filters with standard size and length are manufactured in Australia. Depth filtration is used to remove microorganisms in Australia, mostly used in the biopharmaceuticals and pharmaceuticals industry. Depth filters provide retention of contaminants in the food and beverages industries such as beer, wines, and many others.

Australia's economy includes food and beverages, chemicals, oils & refineries, biopharmaceuticals, water filtration plants, bio-industry, and many other industries.


Market Dynamics

The depth filtration is driven by rising demand by the processed food and biopharmaceutical industries in Australia. Depth filtration products manufactured in Australia have anti-microbial and anti-algal technology to prevent biofouling for high flow applications in biopharmaceuticals, chemicals, and food processing industries. Also, increasing demand for depth filtration products in the water filtration for drinking water and the chemical industries in Australia have impelled the market growth. Australia's depth filtration market is driven by increasing demand for solvent filtration, petrochemical processing, fuel filtration, and chemical production to provide consistent, reliable, and absolute purification and filtration performance.

Further, Australia’s depth filtration market is driven by a surge in alcoholic beverages such as beer, wine, and other non-alcoholic beverages' production and consumption. Depth filters such as filter modules, press housing, and filter sheets are used to remove Australia's beverage production industry.

Rising production and consumption of beer and wine owing to several leading manufacturers have propelled the depth filtration market.

Depth filtration in Australia is used for sediment and particulate removal in the food and beverages industry with the highest efficiency. Australia's depth filtration market is driven by rising demand by the wine and beer manufacturers with the Australian government's support. For instance, in 2019, As per the Australian Grape & Wine Association, the winegrape growing, wine production, and wine tourism in Australia have contributed more than US$ 40.2 billion to Australia’s economy.

Also, in the same year, the Australian government has announced US$ 50 million packages for the growth and export of the wine sector. For example, wine export from Australia to China during the 2019 fiscal year was valued at more than US$ 1.2 billion. It created a massive demand for the depth filtration market with more than 2500 wine manufacturing industries in Australia as of 2019.

Increasing leading food and beverage manufacturers' investment in Australia with government support and funding has propelled the depth filtration market in Australia.

Australian depth filtration market is mainly driven by rising investment by the food & beverages, refining & chemicals due to growing investment by leading players in the country. Depth filtration such as bonded cartridge filters, precision graded density filters, filter sheets, and modules are widely used in food and beverage manufacturers. Several leading manufacturers have planned investment to expand their production capabilities in Australia, which has propelled the depth filtration market growth.

For instance, on 4th October 2018, Coca-Cola Amatil Australian based and The Coca-Cola Company have jointly completed a 45% minority interest in the Australian beverage company Made Group. Made Group has opened a 30,000-square-metre facility in Melbourne with an investment of around US$ 31.9 million projects to support the company's growth.

Further, on 31st October 2018, Coca-Cola Amatil invested around US$ 120 million in bottling facilities to meet the growing demand for bottled drinks in Australia. It created a massive demand for the module-type depth filters used in these industries. Filter sheets are used for microbe-retentive filtration and clarification in the food and beverage industry.

Further increasing demand of the depth filtration market due to growing demand by the emerging end-user industries such as chemicals, oil & gas, pharmaceutical, and water treatment.

Depth filters are designed for sediment, colloid, and particulate removal with high water treatment facilities efficiency. Rising demand for efficient and accurate liquid treatment in Australia's waste and water treatment facilities drives the depth filtration market growth. For instance, on 8th January 2021, Sydney Water has been announced an investment of more than US$ 5 billion for the development of the Sydney Science Park project, which will provide 2.4 million litres of recycled water every day to Western Sydney in Australia.

The project was completed in mid-2020 to provide service to up to 20,000 people with recycled water in Sydney. It may create massive demand for the growth of the depth filtration products such as press housing, filter modules, and filter sheets required in the country's water treatment facilities.

The launch of the advanced technology-based depth filters by the leading players may create ample opportunity to grow Australia's depth filtration market.

Depth filters are widely used in several industries are available with different technological requirements. For instance, in the food and beverage industries, porous depth filtration is used to retain suspended particles throughout the medium. Also, several leading manufacturers of depth filters are launching new technology-based depth filters due to growing demand, creating massive opportunities for this market's growth in Australia.

For instance, on 7th January 2020, Porvair Filtration Group has launched a new range of Tekfil polypropylene depth filter cartridges suitable for a broad range of applications in process industries, food and beverage pharmaceuticals, chemical and water filtration.

COVID-19 Impact Analysis:

The Australian depth filtration market has shown slight declination due to the Covid-19 pandemic, as several leading manufacturing industries were closed. The Australian government has also announced a lockdown from Feb to March-end, which has restricted production activities and operations during the covid-19 pandemic. During this period, Australian industries related to the automotive, transportation, chemicals, and consumer products sectors have been declined by up to 30%. Also, Australia's oil and gas extraction industry is reduced by around 8.2% in the first quarter of 2020 due to the covid-19 pandemic.

Also, demand for essential products such as pharmaceuticals, food additives, and disinfectants has been increased in Australia. Several leading players were products due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Also, several leading manufacturers of the chemical industries in Australia have postponed the investment due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Further, several industries related to the food & beverages, chemical, and oil & gas industry have been supported by the Australian government due to low demand and lack of the consumer’s demand. For instance, in 2020, the Federal Government have funded  US$ 110 million subsidies for the export of goods to support this industry.

Segment Analysis

The Australian depth filtration is segmented based on component, product, application, and region.

Rising demand in Australia's chemical industry with growing demand in the plastic and pharmaceutical industry has propelled filter modules segmental growth for this market.

In terms of components, the Australia depth filtration is bifurcated into filter sheets, filter modules(12'' and 16''), and filter press (housing) (plate and frame filters). The filter modules segment has the highest market share in 2019 due to the surge in demand by the small and medium scale chemical processing industries in Australia due to growing demand. For instance, as per the Chemistry Australia Organization, the chemical industry is one of the largest manufacturing industries in Australia, representing US$40 billion in 2019. The industry comprises 5,500 small, medium, and large-scale enterprises, which contributes more than US$ 38 billion to Australia’s GDP. Thus it created a massive demand for the depth filtration market.


The increasing demand for food and beverage processing in Australia due to rising alcoholic and non-alcoholic consumption has propelled the demand for the depth filtration market.

Based on the product, the Australian depth filtration market is segmented into pharmaceuticals, the oil industry, food and beverage, water filtration, chemicals, etc. The food and beverages segment has the highest market share in 2019 due to the demand for processed food and growing investment by Australia's leading players. For instance, As per the Australian Food and Grocery Council’s (AFGC) organization in 2018, the food and beverages industry, including beverages manufacturing facilities in Australia, reached around US$ 131 billion. It created a massive demand for the depth filtration modules requires in this industry.


Rising demand by the pharmaceutical and biotechnologies industries has propelled the microorganism filtration segmental growth.

In terms of the applications, the Australian depth filtration market is segmented into colloid removal, chill haze filtration, microorganism filtration, etc. The microorganism filtration segment has the highest market share due to rising demand by the pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical industry in Australia.

Competitive Landscape

The local and global leading companies consolidate the Australia depth filtration Market. Some of the key players with the highest contribution in Australia to the growth of the market include ErtelAlsop, 3M, Filtrox Ag, Parker–Hannifin Corporation (Dominik Hunter), Eaton Corporation Inc, Pearl Filtration, Clarence Water Filters Australia, Lenntech, Gussmer Cellulo, Ceprohart SA Braila and among others.

The major players have adopted the strategies such as mergers, acquisitions, partnerships, and new product launches to fulfil the growing demand of the depth filtration market; using advanced technology may create huge opportunities for the growth of the depth filtration market. For instance, on 27th May 2020, Eaton launched a new double-layer membrane filter cartridge Beco Membran Ps Pure DL, with a high retention rate. This membrane filter cartridge for sterile filtration with the maximized filter area of 8.6 ft² achieves an absolute retention rate of 0.1 µm. This depth filter is made available across Australia and other Asian countries.


Overview: ErtelAlsop was founded in 1920 and headquartered in Kingston, New York, United States. The company manufactures several filters and filtration products, including plate & frame filters, enclosed disk lenticular filters, depth filtration media, and presses. The filter media products consist of MicroClear and MicroMedia depth filter sheets, widely used in the food and beverage industry. ErtelAlsop is the combination of Ertel Engineering and Alsop Engineering. The filtration media product portfolio includes depth filtration, cellulose filter media, liquid-solid separation, activated carbon filter media, and single-use filtration.

Product Portfolio: The company has a product portfolio of depth filtration that includes:

  • Depth Filter Sheets and Filter Pads: The widest varieties of depth filter media available, including 100% cellulose filter sheets, cellulose and diatomaceous earth, cellulose and perlite and cellulose, diatomaceous earth, and activated carbon
  • Available Products includes:
    • Alpha – Media – 100% Cellulose
    • Micro – Media – Cellulose, filter – aid, and resin binders.
    • Micro – Media: L Series – High Purity Cellulose
    • Micro – Media: XL Series – Celpure High Purity Diatomaceous Earth
    • Micro – Media: LXL Series – Celpure High Purity Diatomaceous Earth & High Purity Cellulose
    • Micro – Clear – Cellulose, D.E. & Activated Carbon
    • Pharmaceutical Grade Filter Sheets – Lot traceable back to the raw material suppliers.
  • PXL Double Layer Depth Filter Media: PXL media is a complex filtration medium that enables significantly improved throughput and provides contaminant retention in high solids loading processes. The product is designed for applications as an initial prefilter or clarification stage filter. It is ideal for protecting price and contaminant-sensitive process steps further downstream.
    • Features:
      • Reduces fouling rate of the filter
      • Reduced rate of operating pressure buildup
      • Increased flow – rate and throughput per setup
    • Available sizes: PXL media is available in six different sizes of scalable, single-use disposable MicroCap capsules along with lenticular filters of 12 inches and 16-inch diameter for use in housings. Effective filter areas (EFA) range from 23cm² to 380 cm² per 16 inches Pak lenticular cartridge.

Key Development: On 27th February 2020, ErtelAlsop launched a lenticular filter for filtering ethanol extractions and CBD oil.

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