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Procurement Market Intelligence Report

Membrane Filters
Sourcing Guide & Market Trends

Comprehensive intelligence for making smart purchasing decisions

Learn about actual and potential costs

How much should I pay for Membrane Filters?

What is the average price of Membrane Filters?

This procurement report includes pricing information to help you purchase Membrane 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 Membrane 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 Membrane 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 Membrane 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 Membrane 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 ?

The membrane filters market has a moderate level of market share concentration, with the top four players together capturing between 30.0% and 50.0% of total market revenue. Despite the dominance of large-cap firms with established brand names, such as Suez Water Technologies and Solutions, Danaher Corporation and Thermo Fisher Scientific,... Subscribe to learn more.

Questions to ask potential suppliers

How can I gain leverage during negotiations?

Experience and Expertise

How long have you provided these products to your longest-tenured client?

What qualifications does your staff have and what measures do you take to keep those qualifications up to date?

What industry do you most commonly supply this product for?

To what extent will ordering multiple products from your firm allow me to save on costs?

What is your repeat business rate for businesses in my industry and how does that compare to your overall rates?

Supply Chain Risk

Over the past three years, what percentage of your revenue has been dedicated to raw input materials? How has that changed?

Has the availability of raw materials tightened due to the coronavirus outbreak?

Over the past three years, what percentage of your revenue has been dedicated to labor?

How have fluctuations in input prices affected the prices of your products during the past three years?

How do you mitigate sudden price increases in raw materials?

When input prices rise, how much of the cost is absorbed by you and how much is passed onto buyers?

How, if at all, has your supply chain been affected by import tariffs levied in 2018?


How do you manage regulatory change? Do you have regulation advisers or methods to track regulation?

How have changing regulations influenced your pricing now and how will the changes affect prices over the life our proposed agreement?

What ongoing training procedures do you provide for your staff?

Have you ever been found to be noncompliant with regulatory frameworks?

Amid widespread health concerns during the COVID-19 pandemic, what contingency plans are in place to mitigate risk to your clients and employees? Do you offer clients any flexible exceptions, such as contract suspensions?

Product Quality

What measures have you undertaken to improve product quality?

How long have your products been on the market? Have there been any issues with your product?

Do you have capacity to customize membrane filters? What kind of additional features can you add?

Can you provide documentation that your membrane filters satisfy all applicable regulatory requirements?

Coronavirus Preparedness

Do you source materials with a high exposure to market disruptions resulting from the coronavirus? How are you coping with these disruptions?

Amid widespread health concerns, what contingency plans are in place to mitigate the risk to your clients and employees? Do you offer clients any flexible options, such as rush delivery?

Are you experiencing fluctuations in demand as a result of the coronavirus outbreak? What measures are you taking to handle these demand fluctuations?

How have your membrane filters helped similar clients execute coronavirus-related projects?

Supplier Expertise

How many years of experience in membrane filter manufacturing or distribution do you have?

What geographic regions do you serve?

How frequently do you upgrade your facilities? How frequently do you incorporate new technologies to improve efficiency and quality?

What clients have you worked with in the past?

Have you served businesses like mine? If so, can you provide a portfolio of similar projects you have worked on?

Production Costs

How do you address the rising cost of raw materials? How do changes in raw material prices affect the prices that buyers pay?

Do you source raw materials from multiple sources? What measures do you take to ensure the continual supply of raw materials? Are there any sole-sourced raw materials?

How do you achieve efficiency in your operations?

How do you stay abreast of technological innovations?

Product Delivery

How long does it usually take to receive a product?

Do you charge any shipping and handling fees? What other additional charges do you impose?

What is your return and exchange policy?

What are the benefits of working with your company compared with other vendors?

What types of value-added services do you offer? What is your typical turnaround time on most customized products?

Cost Savings

What is the volume at which you are willing to offer a discount? How much of a discount is it?

How does the contract term length affect price?

Do you offer any samples of membrane filters so that I can test the product in the field prior to making a purchase?

Do you offer any customer rebates? If so, do you impose any requirements?

Market Regulations

How do you stay informed of ongoing regulatory changes?

How do you manage regulatory change?

How has increased regulation changed your pricing and how will it do so over the life of our proposed agreement?

What certifications do your staff members possess, and are there ongoing training sessions?

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Key elements for every RFP

What should my RFP include?

Project Budget

Buyers should inquire about how pricing will be determined and how additional costs will be calculated.

Buyers should inquire about any additional costs, as well as all applicable expenses and taxes in addition to the benchmark price.

Buyers can reference the Benchmark Price, Pricing Model and Total Cost of Ownership sections of this report for assistance in creating a budget.

Selection Criteria

Buyers will evaluate potential vendors based on their ability to fulfill technical requirements outlined in the RFP.

Buyers will evaluate potential vendors based on the quality of work previously performed, as evidenced by references.

Buyers will evaluate potential vendors based on their cost proposals.

Project Schedule

Buyers should outline the tentative schedule and process for the RFP and project.

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

Buyers should specify the terms of the contract, including the commencement date and possibility of extensions.

Evaluate major factors to mitigate risk

How risky is the supply chain?

There is a moderate risk of supply chain disruptions for membrane filters. The greatest risk that suppliers face comes from potential fluctuations in input costs. Considering that purchases make up a substantial portion of supplier revenue, fluctuations in the prices of key raw materials, such as synthetic fibers, rubber and... Subscribe to learn more.