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Procurement Market Intelligence Report

Air Filters
Sourcing Guide & Market Trends

Comprehensive intelligence for making smart purchasing decisions

Learn about actual and potential costs

How much should I pay for Air Filters?

What is the average price of Air Filters?

This procurement report includes pricing information to help you purchase Air Filters. Our analysts provide a benchmark price and a price range based on key pricing factors to help you understand what you should be paying for this specific product or service. To see the average price for this and hundreds of other products and services, subscribe to ProcurementIQ.

Has the price of Air Filters been rising or falling?

Analysts look at market data from the previous three years to determine an overall price trend. You can use the recent price trends to help you understand price volatility and plan your budget.

I’m not ready to purchase Air Filters yet. Will I pay more if I wait too long?

We forecast the next three years of price movements by looking at factors likely to affect the market's supply chain, such as inputs, demand and competition. You can then use the price forecast to figure out the best time to purchase.

What other costs are associated with purchasing Air Filters?

Our analysts calculate the total cost of ownership and assign a level of low, moderate or high, depending on things like customization, integration and installation. Use this information to budget for Air Filters with a reduced risk of unexpected costs.

See how we display average pricing information, trends and market data.

Find the vendor to meet your needs

Where can I purchase ?

Market share concentration among air filter suppliers is high. The top four vendors in the market are Johnson Controls, Honeywell, Daikin and 3M, which together generate greater than 50.0% of total market revenue in 2020. Johnson Controls and Daikin command the highest market shares and together control around 30.0% of... Subscribe to learn more.

Questions to ask potential suppliers

How can I gain leverage during negotiations?

Pricing Structure

What is the average price of your air filters and specialized products?

How has your average price changed during the past three years?

Are transportation costs fully covered in the price of your filter products, or is there potential for extra expenses, such as fuel surcharges?

If the prices of steel, cotton or other materials were to increase, how would this impact the price of your product?

Supply Chain

From where do you source your inputs?

Have you ever experienced any supply chain disruptions or shortages in the past? How have you handled these shortages?

If you were my sole supplier, would a price escalation clause be part of the contract?

How do you the mitigate risk associated with acquiring inputs with volatile prices?

Value-Added Services

How do you assist with product design and implementation?

What additional services or features come with a large purchase or contract?

What other products and services do you plan to launch?

What do your warranties cover?

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Key elements for every RFP

What should my RFP include?

Project Budget

Buyers can state the amount of the contract.

Buyers should provide preferred terms of the contract, including adjustments to rising prices.

Buyers should state the method of payment as well as the frequency of payment.

Buyers can consult the Benchmark Price section of this report to determine about how much they should pay for air filters.

Selection Criteria

Buyers should primarily assess the effectiveness of the air filters.

Buyers should take into account the production capabilities of a supplier.

Buyers should evaluate the level of customer service that a supplier would provide.

Buyers should consider the location of a supplier, particularly as it relates to lead times and transportation costs.

For a detailed list of key selection criteria, buyers should reference the Buying-Decision Scorecard section of this report.

Project Schedule

Buyers should outline the timeline of all important RFP dates.

Buyers should include the date when proposals are due and when the award will be announced.

Buyers should dictate the payment schedule and delivery dates for products.

Evaluate major factors to mitigate risk

How risky is the supply chain?

The average air filter supplier is subject to moderate supply chain risk. Because many suppliers incorporate steel into the frames of their air filters, steel is a major production input. Steel prices have been historically volatile because steel is highly commoditized, making the price of steel sensitive to global demand... Subscribe to learn more.