The global non-woven fabrics market size is anticipated to reach around US$ 77,000 Mn by 2027 and growing at a CAGR of 7% during the forecast period 2020 to 2027.
Non-woven fabric is a fabric formed by long fibres which is collectively bonded by mechanical, chemical, and heat solvent treatment. Non-woven fabrics provide number of features which include liquid repellence, absorption, durability, folding, power, softness, flame retardance, wash-off, acoustic insulation, thermal insulation, filtration, bacterium barrier application, and sterility. Such properties are often combined to create textiles that are ideal for some jobs and achieve a reasonable balance between product life and cost. They can mimic the texture, structure and strength of a tissue and can be as comfortable as thick padding. Non-wovens offer a variety of products with specific properties and are used individually or as components of clothing, household appliances, food, electronics, automotive and consumer goods, in combination with other materials.
The key factors that are contributing the growth of global non-woven fabrics market is rise in medical and healthcare sector. Many of the manufacturers are focusing on the properties of non-woven fabrics such as solvent resistance, strength, softness, durability, anti-microbial properties, and firmness. The non-woven fabric has gained its popularity in many of the industries owing to its various products such as diapers, wet wipes, surgical cotton, and others. The fiber manufacturers are performing research to produce sustainable and recycled fibers. For instance, polylactic acid is an advanced fiber derived from corn, viscose and other plant starches.
Future of Non-woven fabric Market
The non-woven market accounts to show a tremendous growth in the textile industry and is expected to grow during forecast period. Asia Pacific is the largest consumer of nonwovens and likely to continue expanding at a steady growth rate in the following years. The main customers in Asia Pacific region are China and India, each accounting for more than 2/3 of Asia Pacific overall demand of nonwovens. This makes it lucrative for the manufacturers to increase the production of non-woven product as demand continues to expand rapidly with innovation and development in the market.
The market research study on “Non-woven Fabrics Market (By Technology: Dry-laid, Spunmelt, Wet-laid, Others (electrostatic spinning and flash-spun); By Material: Polypropelene (PP), Polyethelene Terephthalate (PET), Polythelene(PE), Rayon, Wood pulp, Bi-component(Bico), Others (binder resins, additives, and other polymers & fibers); By Function: Disposable, Non disposable; By Application: Hygiene, Construction, Wipes, Upholstery, Filtration, Automotive, Others (medical, geotextiles, agriculture & landscape, industrial/military, office & stationery, leisure, and shoes & leather)) - Global Industry Analysis, Market Size, Opportunities and Forecast, 2019 - 2026” offers detailed insights on the global non-woven fabrics market entailing insights on its different market segments. Market dynamics with drivers, restraints and opportunities with their impact are provided in the report. The report also provides competitive landscape to understand the current stance of particular player. The report provides insights on global non-woven fabrics market are technology, material, function, application, and major geographic regions. The non-woven fabrics market analysis is provided for major regional markets including North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and Middle East & Africa. For each region, the market size for different segments has been covered under the scope of report.
Asia Pacific is dominating the market and is likely to grow the market during forecast period due to increasing adoption of baby care products among consumers and also growing birthrate in countries such as China and India. Furthermore, key vendors of the baby care products are mainly focusing on the manufacturing process by using fiber that is strong, comfort and soft. North America is second largest market due to highly presence of well established transportation industry and reconstruction of the infrastructure in the region. Europe is growing at substantial rate due to increasing adoption of non-woven fabrics by manufacturers. The Middle East & Africa market is projected to expand at a substantial CAGR due to the construction activities that are growing in order to tackle the growing tourism industry in the region.
Major players include in this report are P.H. Glatfelter Co, E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Co, Suominen Corporation, Albarrie, Ahlstrom Corporation, Kimberly-Clark Corporation, Johns Manvile (JM), Avintiv Inc., Freudenberg SE, Toray Industries Inc., Asahi Kasei Corporation, and others.
The global non-woven fabrics market is segmented as below:
Non-woven Fabrics Market By Technology
Non-woven Fabrics Market By Material
Non-woven Fabrics Market By Function
Non-woven Fabrics Market By Application
Non-woven Fabrics Market By Geography
Middle East & Africa
Acumen Research and Consulting predict that, the market value of Non-woven Fabrics is anticipated to be worth around US$ 77,000 Mn in 2027.
The non-woven fabrics is anticipated to grow around 7% CAGR amid the forecast period 2020-2027
Asia Pacific held maximum share in 2019.
Asia Pacific is projected to grow at a fast pace during forecast period from 2020-2027.
Increasing demand for hygiene products for baby across the globe is the major drivers for the growth of the non-woven fabrics market.
Increasing raw material prices for non-woven fabric is a major factor expected to restraint the growth of the market.
Major players include in non-woven fabrics market report are P.H. Glatfelter Co, E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Co, Suominen Corporation, Albarrie, Ahlstrom Corporation, Kimberly-Clark Corporation, Johns Manvile (JM), Avintiv Inc., Freudenberg SE, Toray Industries Inc., Asahi Kasei Corporation, and others.