Smog Protection Market - Forecast(2022 - 2027)

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Smog Protection Market Overview

Smog Protection Market size is forecast to reach US$ 9.4 billion by 2026, after growing at a CAGR of 3.5% during 2021-2026. Globally, rising pollution from chemicals, particulate matter, and biological materials as well as smoke from chimneys, automobile exhaust, and ruining of fossil fuels are driving the demand for smog protection products. Additionally, rising health consciousness and increasing airborne diseases have raised the use of smog protection products such as air purifies and anti air pollution masks. 

Increasing use of carbon filter with high- efficiency particulate air filter together in air purifiers to absorb the harmful gases such as nitrogen oxides, and sulphur oxides as they come through the filter, have also raised the market growth. However, the increasing ozone gas emission from various air purifiers is anticipated to create hurdles for the growth of the global smog protection industry in the forecast era.

Impact of Covid-19

The COVID-19 pandemic and outbreak has reduced the demand for smog protection products such as air purifiers and anti air pollution masks worldwide. Furthermore, the smog protection industry has currently faced with significant growth with regards to ramping up manufacturing capacities to help mitigate the supply demand for masks and air purifiers. Thus, this will lead to the inclination in the smog protection market over the year 2021.

Report Coverage

The reports: “Smog Protection Market Report – Forecast (2021-2026)”, by IndustryARC, covers an in-depth analysis of the following segments of the smog protection market.
By Product Type: Masks, Air Purifiers, and Others
By Filter Type: High-Efficiency Particulate Air (HEPA), Carbon Filter, Ionic Filter, Gas and Odour Filter, Combination Filter, and Others
By Application: Residential, Commercial, Industrial, Personal Use, and Others
By Geography: North America (U.S., Canada, and Mexico), Europe (U.K., Germany, France, Italy, Netherlands, Spain, Russia, Belgium, and Rest of Europe), APAC (China, Japan, India, South Korea, Australia and New Zealand, Indonesia, Taiwan, Malaysia, and Rest of Asia Pacific), South America (Brazil, Argentina, Colombia, Chile, and Rest of South America), and RoW (Middle East and Africa)
Key Takeaways
  • The Asia Pacific region dominated the smog protection market due to the growing demand for smog protection products in the residential and commercial sectors for better air quality.
  • Several governments are focused on controlling air pollution by enacting a slew of new legislation and requirements for indoor air quality, which is expected to propel the smog protection industry forward during the forecast period.
  • hanging lifestyle habits, declining indoor air quality, growing health issues, and increased customer awareness of the benefits associated with air purifiers are expected to drive the smog protection market growth in the upcoming years.

Figure: Asia Pacific Smog Protection Market Revenue, 2020-2026 (US$ Billion)
Smog Protection Market
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Smog Protection Market Segment Analysis – By Product Type

Air Purifier segment held the largest share in the smog protection market in 2020. Air purifiers can help to refresh stale air, reducing the risk of health problems induced by indoor contaminants, which can cause respiratory infections, neurological problems, and exacerbate asthma symptoms. Increasing use of air purifiers of high quality to remove a variety of indoor air contaminants, to keep people safe has raised the growth of the market. 

Furthermore, as per the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) indoor air is estimated to be five times as polluted as outdoor air. Since indoor air is not as well circulated as outdoor air, many airborne contaminants thrive within. Thus, due to which the usage of air purifiers is increasingly seen in the residential, commercial, and industrial sectors. With the rising demand for air purifiers the market for smog protection is also estimated to rise over the forecast period.

Smog Protection Market Segment Analysis - By Filter Type

High- Efficiency Particulate Air (HEPA) filters held the largest share in the smog protection market in 2020. HEPA filters are extremely effective at capturing airborne particles such as dust, smoke, and biological pollutants. Owing to its high quality and dependability in removing airborne particles, the demand for HEPA filters are expected to see upsurge in the global smog protection market. 

HEPA filter is designed to filter out 99.97 percent of all particles with a size of 0.3 microns or smaller. Also, HEPA filter is designed to eliminate PM2.5 contaminants from the air, such as tyre and brake dust, as well as certain vehicle emissions. 

However, VOCs and other gaseous contaminants such as nitrous oxides (NOx), sulphur dioxide (SO2), and carbon monoxide are not removed by HEPA filters. Thus, the rising usage of HEPA filters will drive the growth of the smog protection market.

Smog Protection Market Segment Analysis - By Application

Commercial sector held the largest share in the smog protection market in 2020 and is projected to grow at a CAGR of 2.5% during the forecast period 2021-2026. Increasing use of air purifiers in commercial buildings such as in offices, healthcare, educational institutes, movie theaters, shopping malls, conference centers, and other recreational facilities, have raised the growth of the market. 

In hotels and restaurants, air purifiers with activated carbon and high-efficiency particulate air (HEPA) are used to remove airborne particulates, smoke, and odor from the air, thus improving the air quality. Furthermore, smog protection products such as air purifiers are used to eliminate allergens, airborne bacteria, and odor from the air and preserve indoor air quality for patients and workers in dental and medical laboratories, veterinary hospitals, boarding kennels, animal kennels, clinics, and hospitals. Therefore, with the growing demand for air purifiers in the commercial sector the demand for smog protection market is expected to grow in the forecast period.

Smog Protection Market Segment Analysis - Geography

Asia Pacific held the largest share with 35% in the smog protection market. Rising usage of smog protection products such as air purifiers in residential, commercial, and industrial buildings and expanding usage of masks for personal use are majorly driving the demand for smog protection market in this region. Moreover, rising smog and air pollution cases, particularly in countries such as India and China, are expected to boost air purifier adoption, complementing regional market growth. 

The increasing use of advanced air pollution monitoring systems, as well as the introduction and implementation of regulatory measures and the organization of air quality management program to raise public awareness, are expected to drive up demand for smog protection market in the forecast period.

Smog Protection Market Drivers

Increasing demand for masks for personal use

The rising prevalence of multiple respiratory disorders, such as bronchitis, asthma, COPD, and others, as a result of increased air pollution levels, has fueled demand for masks. In addition, growing public health issues have fueled the need for air filtering products such as masks for both personal and professional use. Furthermore, the introduction of strict regulations for ensuring labor protection in a variety of industries, such as manufacturing, mining, transportation, and others, has driven the usage of masks. Moreover, a number of government and non-government organizations are conducting public awareness campaigns to promote the use of masks for personal use. Thus, this is also driving the growth of the smog protection market.

Smog Protection Market Challenges

Rising Ozone Emissions

Ozone is generated by some air purifiers, including ozone generators, electrostatic precipitators, and ionizers. The gas is found in the upper atmosphere naturally, but it's also a common component of man-made smog. Ozone-producing air purifiers produce ozone gas as a means of removing bacteria and chemicals from the air. Some electrostatic precipitators and ionizers, on the other hand, unintentionally produce ozone as a byproduct of their operation. Also, ozone exposure is toxic to cells in the lungs and airways, according to the California Environmental Protection Agency. Shortness of breath, coughing, and chest tightness are all possible side effects of exposure to the gas. As a result of ozone exposure, patients with asthma or other preexisting health conditions can experience worsening symptoms. Hence, the emission of ozone from various air purifiers will affect the growth of the smog protection market.

Smog Protection Market Landscape

Technology launches, acquisitions, and R&D activities are key strategies adopted by players in the smog protection market. Major players in the smog protection market are Honeywell International, Inc., Koninklijke Philips N.V., Unilever PLC, IQAir, Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., LG Electronics, Dyson, Panasonic Corporation, Sharp Electronics Corporation, Whirlpool Corporation, and others.

Acquisitions/Technology Launches

  • In November 2019, Philips India, a subsidiary of Royal Philips of the Netherlands, unveiled the Philips 800 series, a new line of revolutionary budget air purifiers that enhanced the company's existing air purifier portfolio in India.

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        1. Smog Protection Market - Market Overview
            1.1 Definitions and Scope
        2. Smog Protection Market- Executive Summary
            2.1 Market Revenue, Market Size and Key Trends by Company
            2.2 Key Trends by Product Type
            2.3 Key Trends by Filter Type
            2.4 Key Trends by Application
            2.5 Key Trends by Geography
        3. Smog Protection Market - Comparative analysis
            3.1 Market Share Analysis- Major Companies
            3.2 Product Benchmarking- Major Companies
            3.3 Top 5 Financials Analysis
            3.4 Patent Analysis- Major Companies
            3.5 Pricing Analysis (ASPs will be provided)
        4. Smog Protection Market - Startup companies Scenario Premium Premium 
            4.1 Major startup company analysis:
                4.1.1 Investment
                4.1.2 Revenue
                4.1.3 Product portfolio
                4.1.4 Venture Capital and Funding Scenario
        5. Smog Protection Market – Industry Market Entry Scenario Premium Premium 
            5.1 Regulatory Framework Overview
            5.2 New Business and Ease of Doing Business Index
            5.3 Successful Venture Profiles
            5.4 Customer Analysis – Major companies
        6. Smog Protection Market - Market Forces
            6.1 Market Drivers
            6.2 Market Constraints
            6.3 Porters Five Force Model
                6.3.1 Bargaining Power of Suppliers
                6.3.2 Bargaining Powers of Buyers
                6.3.3 Threat of New Entrants
                6.3.4 Competitive Rivalry
                6.3.5 Threat of Substitutes
        7. Smog Protection Market -Strategic analysis
            7.1 Value/Supply Chain Analysis
            7.2 Opportunity Analysis
            7.3 Product/Market Life Cycle
            7.4 Distributor Analysis – Major Companies
        8. Smog Protection Market – By Product Type (Market Size -US$ Million)
            8.1 Masks
                8.1.1 N95 Mask
                8.1.2 Cotton Mask
                8.1.3 FFP1 Mask
                8.1.4 N99 Mask
                8.1.5 P100 Mask
                8.1.6 Others
            8.2 Air Purifier
                8.2.1 Carbon Purifier
                8.2.2 Ionic air Purifier
                8.2.3 Ozone Purifier
                8.2.4 UV Purifier
                8.2.5 Others
            8.3 Others
        9. Smog Protection Market – By Filter Type (Market Size -US$ Million)
            9.1 High- Efficiency Particulate Air (HEPA)
            9.2 Carbon Filter
            9.3 Ionic Filter
            9.4 Gas and Odour Filter
            9.5 Combination Filter
            9.6 Others
        10. Smog Protection Market – By Application (Market Size -US$ Million)
            10.1 Residential
            10.2 Commercial
                10.2.1 Office
                10.2.2 Hospitals and Healthcare
                10.2.3 Educational Institutes
                10.2.4 Hotels and Restaurants
                10.2.5 Banks and Financial Institutions
                10.2.6 Airports
                10.2.7 Hyper and Super Market
                10.2.8 Shopping Malls
                10.2.9 Others
            10.3 Industrial
            10.4 Personal Use
            10.5 Others
        11. Smog Protection Market - By Geography (Market Size -US$ Million)
            11.1 North America
                11.1.1 U.S.
                11.1.2 Canada
                11.1.3 Mexico
            11.2 Europe
                11.2.1 U.K
                11.2.2 Germany
                11.2.3 France
                11.2.4 Italy
                11.2.5 Netherland
                11.2.6 Spain
                11.2.7 Russia
                11.2.8 Belgium
                11.2.9 Rest of Europe
            11.3 Asia Pacific
                11.3.1 China
                11.3.2 Japan
                11.3.3 India
                11.3.4 South Korea
                11.3.5 Australia and New Zealand
                11.3.6 Indonesia
                11.3.7 Taiwan
                11.3.8 Malaysia
                11.3.9 Rest of Asia Pacific
            11.4 South America
                11.4.1 Brazil
                11.4.2 Argentina
                11.4.3 Colombia
                11.4.4 Chile
                11.4.5 Rest of South America
            11.5 ROW
                11.5.1 Middle East
           Saudi Arabia
           Rest of Middle East
                11.5.2 Africa
           South Africa
           Rest of South Africa
        12. Smog Protection Market - Entropy
            12.1 New Product Launches
            12.2 M&A’s, Collaborations, JVs and Partnerships
        13. Smog Protection Market - Market Share Analysis Premium
            13.1 Market Share at Global Level - Major companies
            13.2 Market Share by Key Region - Major companies
            13.3 Market Share by Key Country - Major companies
            13.4 Market Share by Key Application - Major companies
            13.5 Market Share by Key Product Type/Product category- Major companies
        14. Smog Protection Market - Key Company List by Country Premium Premium 
        15. Smog Protection Market Company Analysis- Business Overview, Product Portfolio, Financials, and Developments
            15.1 Company 1
            15.2 Company 2
            15.3 Company 3
            15.4 Company 4
            15.5 Company 5
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