Air purifiers are becoming increasingly popular with consumers in the US and around the world. Technological advances are making these appliances more sophisticated and efficient, and numerous consumers are turning to them to help reduce allergens and pollutants in their homes. And with the COVID-19 pandemic causing people to spend more time at home than ever before, indoor air quality is becoming a higher priority for many, helping to boost demand in the air purifier market.
Both local and international air purifier companies are thriving in the US market, which is expected to grow by over half a billion dollars between 2020 and 2024. High-efficiency particulate air (HEPA) filters are the most commonly used type of air purifier filter, accounting for over three-quarters of the market, though manufacturers are continuing to develop other types of filtration technology as well. But which companies are leading the residential air purifier market in the US?
Top US residential air purifier manufacturers
Alen is an American producer of air purifiers and filters. Based in Texas, the company offers a range of purifiers of different sizes and features. Its products use HEPA filtration and promise to tackle pollutions and irritants such as dust, chemicals, molds and bacteria, pet odor and dander, and smoke. The company sells all of its products with a 60-day return guarantee and a lifetime warranty.
Austin Air Systems
Austin Air Systems manufactures air filtration systems for consumers and health care institutions in the US and internationally. Headquartered in Buffalo, New York, the company produces everything in-house in the US. Its air purifiers use HEPA filters along with activated carbon and other filter materials. Austin Air offers machines specialized for pet owners and for people with allergies, as well as units designed for medical settings.
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Headquartered in Sweden with products sold in more than 60 countries around the world, Blueair’s purifiers use HEPA filters combined with electrostatic charging. In addition, some products in the company’s lineup include smart features that allow them to track changes in air quality and adjust accordingly, as well as integration with Amazon’s Alexa. Blueair maintains a focus on environmental sustainability, using responsibly sourced, recyclable materials in products that aim to minimize energy consumption. As of 2016, Blueair is a part of Unilever’s family of brands.
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Founded in 1989 as a door-to-door sales business, Coway now manufactures and sells wellness appliances around the world. Its products include air purifiers, water purifiers, bidets, and juicers using market strategies tailored to local markets. Coway’s air purifiers use a set of customized filters, activated carbon filters, and HEPA filters, with a range of different models for various applications.
Dyson produces home appliances such as air filters, vacuums, fans, heaters, and more. The company is based in the UK and has research centers and offices around the world, selling products in over 65 countries. Dyson’s line of air purifiers uses HEPA and carbon filters to capture pollutants, and includes units with fan, heater, or humidifier functionalities.
This well-known US brand is headquartered in North Carolina and has been in business for over 100 years. The company’s areas of operations include aerospace, building technologies, performance materials and technologies, and safety and productivity solutions. Honeywell’s air purifiers use HEPA filters to capture allergens, germs, and other particles. The company also offers a line of purifiers with permanent washable filters.
Established in the Netherlands in 1891, Philips has grown from a small electrical manufacturer into a multinational corporation producing products and solutions in the healthcare, consumer health, and home care sectors. The company’s air purifiers use a multi-layer filtration system that includes an active carbon filter and HEPA filter. Philips also offers connected air purifiers with a companion app that allows users to monitor and reduce allergen levels, as well as view historical data.
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Newell Brands began in the early 1900s with the purchase of a curtain rod company in New York. Since then, it has grown to encompass numerous brands in consumer goods markets such as writing, appliances and cookware, outdoor and recreation, baby, home fragrance, food, connected home and security, and commercial. One such brand, Holmes, offers a range of air purifiers and humidifiers. The company’s purifiers use HEPA filters and come in different sizes with a range of features.
Founded in 1912 and headquartered in Japan, Sharp manufactures and sells telecommunications equipment, electric equipment, and electronic components. Its products include large and small appliances, beauty equipment, solar cells, LCD TVs, audio equipment, POS equipment, phones, and much more. Sharp offers air purifiers that utilize both HEPA and Plasmacluster technology, the latter being the company’s proprietary technology that uses highly concentrated levels of ions to purify air and offer additional benefits. Some of Sharp’s air purifiers come equipped with humidifying functions or smart controls.
With over 77,000 employees and 59 manufacturing and research centers around the world as of 2019, Whirlpool sells home appliances through brands such as KitchenAid, Maytag, Consul, Amana, JennAir, and many others. Whirlpool’s air purifiers utilize HEPA and active carbon filters to reduce pollutants such as allergens, pollen, dust, odors, pet dander, and more.
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- CAGR of the market during the forecast period 2020-2024
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