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

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

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

Depth filtration in Japan has several manufacturing industries related to the processed food, bio-industry, pharmaceuticals, and petrochemicals industries. In Japan, Depth filtration products such as cartridges, filter sheets, modules, and filter press housing. Japanese companies are the leading manufacturers of the advanced technology products required in the respective fields. Depth filters in Japan are used by the scalable, small, and medium-scale industries related to Japan's food processing and water filtration plants.

Depth filtration is substantially used in end-user industries such as Japan's economy: petrochemicals, pharmaceuticals, water filtration plants, bio-industry, aerospace, textiles, and processed foods.


Market Dynamics

Japan depth filtration is driven by rising demand by the processed food and biopharmaceutical industries with the surge in government investment. Depth filtration products provide liquid filtration in the processed food industries with the rise in government investment. Also, increasing demand for depth filtration products in the water filtration for pure water, plating solutions, R/O pretreated water, process water, drinking water, and the chemical industries in Japan have impelled the market growth.

Depth filtration removes the impurity by collecting unwanted particles with filter media bypassing the fluid's flow through it. Further, China's depth filtration market is driven by a surge in alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages' production and consumption. The demand for the depth filtration market is driven by rising demand by the end-user industries such as oils, chemicals, pharmaceuticals, and many others for colloid removal and suspended particle removal.

Rising investment by the water filtration plants with the surge in government schemes and initiatives have propelled the depth filtration market.

The market is driven by a surge in demand in the water filtration plants in Japan due to the rising demand for pure water for drinking and industrial purposes. For instance, in 2019, Japan's country consists of more than 578 water purification plants, which have propelled the depth filtration market demand.

Depth filters such as melt-blown polypropylene, pleated filter, filter sheets, and filter modules are used in Japan's water filtration plants. For instance, Japan is one of the leading providers of innovative water membrane treatment technology. In 2019, Japanese manufacturers contributed more than 60% of the global water treatment membrane market share due to advanced technology products. Thus, it created a massive demand for the depth filtration market's growth in Japan's water treatment facilities.

The depth filtration market is also driven by the rising demand for the filtered water used in nuclear power plants. For instance, Japan has 39 nuclear plants responsible for 30% of Japan's electricity supply. Thus it created a massive demand for the depth filtration products such as filter sheets and modules used in nuclear power plants to supply filtered water.

Increasing demand by the processed food manufacturers in Japan drives the depth filtration market's growth due to rising consumer spending on packaged foods.

The rising demand for the food and beverages processing industry due to growing population demand has propelled the need for the depth filtration market in Japan. For instance, According to official Japanese statistics, the Japanese food-processing industry sale increased to US$ 218 billion in 2017 due to the increasing sale of food and beverage products.

The rising consumption of alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages in Japan drives the depth filtration market's growth. For instance, As per the EU-Japan Centre Organization, Japanese liquor, including beer and beer-like products market, annual sale reached US$ 0.039 trillion due to growing consumption in several categories. It created a massive demand for the filter modules market in this country.

The rising adoption of advanced technology filters with the growing launch of new innovative products may create ample opportunity to grow the depth filtration market.

Japan is one of the leading manufacturers of the advanced technology filters required for water filtration and liquid filtration in the food processing industries. Thus increasing the launching of the innovative depth filters by the leading manufacturers in Japan may create a massive opportunity for this market's growth.

For instance, Pall Corporation launched several new filtration and purification technologies with advanced semiconductor manufacturing technology at the SEMICON West conference in San Francisco. The new technologies are launched, such as XPR3 Sub 1 nm PE-Kleen filter — Designed to improve filtration and reduce defectivity in various advanced lithography chemistries. It is used in several industrial applications in food processing, automotive and chemical industries.

COVID-19 Impact Analysis:

The Japan depth filtration market has shown slight declination due to the Covid-19 pandemic, as several leading manufacturing industries were closed. The Japanese government has announced a lockdown from Feb to March-end, which has restricted production activities and operations during the covid-19 pandemic.

Japanese industries have suffered massive losses during this period due to a lack of food products' consumption and production due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Also, several leading manufacturers of Japan's chemical industries have postponed the investment due to the Covid-19 pandemic. For instance, on 1st June 2020, Japanese chemical company Sumitomo Chemical has decreased its investment in the petrochemical and plastic business amid the Covid-19 pandemic.

However, the demand for depth filtration is slightly increased in April 2020, as several leading manufacturers started production. Several manufacturers of food and beverages and chemicals, automotive other industries have announced considerable investments in Japan due to the growing demand in June 2020.

Further, the Japanese government has announced emergency funding for the small and medium scale industries related to food processing, chemicals, and pharmaceuticals. For instance, on 7th April 2020, the Japanese government have announced a compensation of up to 2 million yen for the small and medium scale industries in the country.

Segment Analysis

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

Rising demand in the food processing industries has propelled filter modules segmental growth for this market.

In terms of components, the Japan 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 food processing and chemical processing industries in Japan due to growing food drink consumption. For instance, in 2019, as per the EU-Japan Centre Organization, Japanese liquor, including beer and beer-like products market, annual sale reached US$ 0.039 trillion due to growing consumption in several categories. It created a massive demand for the filter modules market in this country.


Increasing demand by the leading biopharmaceuticals and pharmaceuticals manufacturers in Japan with the people's awareness towards healthcare and rising government support and initiatives have propelled the demand for pharmaceuticals segmental growth for the depth filtration market.

Based on the Product, the Japan depth filtration market is segmented into food and beverage, pharmaceuticals, oil industry, water filtration, chemicals, etc. The pharmaceuticals segment has the highest market share in 2019 due to the demand for medicines with the surge in production activities by Japan's leading players. For instance, on 29th October 2018, Japan Investment Corporation invested more than US$ 2 billion for the development of biotech and drug discovery, which created a massive demand for the growth of the depth filtration market.


Rising demand by the fine and speciality chemical, cosmetics, and pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries has propelled the microorganism filtration segmental growth.

In terms of the applications, the Japan depth filtration market is segmented into colloid removal, chill haze filtration, microorganism filtration, etc. The colloid removal filtration segment has the highest market share due to rising demand by the chemical and cosmetics industries. For instance, as per the Nikkayo Organization of Japan, the chemical industry in Japan reached US$ 260 billion due to the growing demand for plastic and rubbers industries in Japan. It created a massive demand for the depth filtration market in Japan.


Competitive Landscape

The Japan depth filtration Market is slightly fragmented competitive with the presence of local and global companies. Some of the key players with the highest contribution in Japan to the growth of the market include ErtelAlsop, Membrane Solutions LLC, Miura Chemical Equipment Co., Ltd., Protec Arisawa, Hilliard Corporation, Microdyn-Nadi, 3M, Filtrox Ag, Parker–Hannifin Corporation (Dominik Hunter), Eaton Corporation Inc, ShenYang City Great Wall Filter Sheet Company, Gussmer Cellulo, Ceprohart SA Braila and among others.

The major players have launched advanced technology-based new depth filtration products and adopted several growth strategies such as expansions, mergers, acquisitions, and collaborations, contributing to India's 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.


Overview: 3M is a United States-based multinational conglomerate corporation that operates in four different segments, including healthcare and consumer goods, safety & industrial, transportation & electronics. The company's product portfolio includes filtration systems, abrasives, adhesives & tapes, food safety & microbiology, architecture & construction, dental, facility cleaning & maintenance, facility & site safety, etc.

The industrial and safety segment includes electrical construction, electrical utilities, depth filtration, maintenance and repair, original equipment manufacturers (OEM). 

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

  • 3M Zeta Plus Depth Filters: Zeta plus depth filters are made of wet-laid media containing cellulose fibres, filter aid, and binding resins that charge the filtration matrix. 3M depth filters are available in a wide range of filter matrices to fit with process needs are as follows:
    • Features:
      • Consistent filtration results
      • Unobstructed process flow
      • Minimized risk of ruptures and damages due to shipping, handling, and reverse pressure
  • Supradisc HP Depth Filter Modules: Supradisc HP modules include two full-thickness, graded, high efficiency, and depth filter layers in combination. This technology enhances process clarification steps such as whole-cell and cell lysate separations.
  • 3M Zeta Plus Encapsulated System: 3M Zeta plus with encapsulation systems is the high performing Zeta Plus depth filter series media with the single and dual-layer. Dual-layer media enhances the contaminant holding capacity of the filter media. It allows larger particles to be trapped in the upstream zone of the more open filter media and smaller particles trapped in the downstream area. The 3M Zeta Plus Encapsulated System is a single-use depth filtration system. It is available from benchtop to production scale, which allows for lab scale, pilot testing, and scale–up with the same filtration media.
  • Model number and sizes include:
    • BC25 (25 cm2)
    • E0170 (170 cm²) & E0340 (340 cm²)
    • E01020 (1020 cm²)
    • 16EZA Double layer: 1.6 m² and Single layer: 2.5 m²
    • 16EZB Double layer: 11.2 m² Single layer: 17.5 m²
  • Key Development: On 14th November 2019, 3M become partnered with Cummins to enhance the production of high-efficiency particulate filters, which are used in 3M's air-purifying respirators. The partnership can more than double the current production of filters for 3M's protective equipment. The additional particulate filter production started by as 3M due to rising demand for personal protective equipment due to the Covid–19 outbreak.
  • Also, on 16th July 2014, 3M have completed the acquisition of Sumitomo Electric Industries Ltd for US$ 885 million.

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