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Nonwoven materials and products are the fabrics made of parallel laid,cross laid or randomly laid webs bonded with application of adhesives or thermoplastics fibers under the application of pressure and heat. Nonwoven fabrics possess properties such as liquid repellence, absorbency, resilience, softness, stretch, strength, flame retardancy, thermal insulation, cushioning, filtration and acoustic insulation among others. Owing to all these properties, nonwoven materials and products are widely used in several industries across the globe. The major product segments of nonwoven materials and products consist of polypropylene, polyester and nylon. Nonwoven materials and products are utilized in variety of applications in industries such as medical, healthcare, textiles, construction, agriculture, automobile, paper and packaging among others.The revenue generated by the global nonwoven materials and products market was USD 28,783.8 million in 2012 which is expected to reach USD 45,363.7 million by 2019, growing at a CAGR of 6.7% from 2013 to 2019.
Polypropylene nonwoven fabric accounted for the largest share of the global nonwoven materials and products market in 2012, followed by polyester and nylon nonwoven fabrics. The polypropylene segment of nonwoven materials and products market generated revenue of USD 16,438.7 million in 2012 and is anticipated to reach USD 25,808.2 million in 2019, growing at a CAGR of 6.7% from 2013 to 2019.Though polypropylene market is the largest product segment of nonwoven materials and products, the other segment that includes cellulosics, bio-component fibers and nano-fibers, is the most attractive market.
Durable applications segment was the largest market segment of nonwoven materials and products in 2012. The durable applications segment of the nonwoven materials and productsmarket generated revenue of USD 17,716.0 million in 2012 and is anticipated to reach USD 28,335.6 million in 2019, growing at a CAGR of 7.0% from 2013 to 2019.Disposable applications segment is the other major application segment of nonwoven materials and products.Durable applications segment dominated the global nonwoven materials and products consumption in 2012 and the consistent growth in automobile, construction and agriculture industry across the globe is driving the nonwoven materials and products market. Moreover, the robust demand from medical disposables market is the key factor that is acting as a growth driver for the nonwoven materials and products market.
Key Topics Covered:
2 Executive Summary
3 Market Overview
4 Global Nonwoven Materials and Products Market - Product Segment Analysis
5 Global Nonwoven Materials and Products Market - Application Analysis
6 Global Nonwoven Materials and Products Market - Regional Analysis
7 Company Profiles
- Ahlstrom Incorporation
- Asahi Kasei Corporation
- Avgol, Ltd.
- Fibertex Personal Care A/S
- Freudenberg SE
- Johns Manville Corporation
- Kimberley-Clark Corporation
- Kurary Co., Ltd.
- Mitsui Chemicals Incorporation
- Pegas Nonwovens S.R.O
- Polymer Group Incorporation
- Suominen Corporation
- The Royal Ten Cate Group
- Toray Industries For more information visit http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/v6wwx8/nonwoven
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