Estimated at $60 million in 2016, the U.S. baghouse filters market for woodworking applications is poised to surpass $85 million by 2024, says Global Market Insights (GMI).
 
A baghouse, bag filter, or fabric filter is an air pollution control device that removes particulates out of air or gas released from commercial processes or combustion for electricity generation. Power plants, steel mills, pharmaceutical producers, food manufacturers, chemical producers and other industrial companies often use baghouses to control emission of air pollutants. 
 
They are specially designed equipment for fine dust applications, widely used in veneer, and furniture manufacturing industries. They are suitable for high volume air owing to low cost and easy maintenance.
 
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Growth in lumber industry along with increasing commercial & residential infrastructure development and presence of various high-quality furniture makers should drive U.S. baghouse filters market size for woodworking applications. Stringent regulations by OSHA and NFPA on account of limiting dust exposure of workers along with potential risk of dust explosion may contribute towards industry growth.
 
U.S. baghouse filters market from veneer applications may witness gains at over 3.5 percent by 2024. They are widely used in doors & windows, composite panels and cabinetry. Increasing number of producers in domestic as well as international market engaged in manufacturing low-end furniture & fixtures may favor industry growth.
 
Increasing awareness about harmful effects of dust along with the high amount of dust generation through woodworking process may propel industry growth in the future, says GMI. Increasing lumber production owing to favorable government initiatives along with technological innovations in milling, cutting, and sawing technique will lead to industry growth.
 
Composite panel applications may witness gains at above 3.5 percent. Strong application scope in furniture, flooring, and cabinetry designs should drive industry growth.
 
California baghouse filters market size from architectural woodworking may witness above average gains over the forecast timeframe. Increasing consumer spending in interior and renovation projects due to changing lifestyle should drive industry growth.
 

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