DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/ndf88l/global_nonwoven) has announced the addition of the "Global Non-woven Fabrics Market 2015-2019" report to their offering.
The Global Non-woven Fabrics market to grow at a CAGR of 6.97% over the period 2014-2019.
Non-woven fabrics are sheets or webbed structures that are bonded together by chemical, thermal, or mechanical processes. They are not formed by knitting or weaving. Based on type, PP non-woven fabrics can be divided into four segments: Spunbond, Staple, Meltblown, and Composite. They are used for various applications in the Hygiene, Construction, Geotextile, Filtration, and Automotive, and Others sectors.
Increased usage in construction industry is one of the major trends being witnessed in the market. Non-woven fabrics are widely used in the Construction sector for applications such as house wraps and roofing materials, and as geotextiles. Infrastructural and construction spending is on the rise in developing countries owing to economic growth and growing populations.
According to the report, the global demand for non-woven fabrics is increasing because of growing demand for medical disposable supplies from the Medical sector. Increased demand for personal hygiene products owing to a rise in public awareness along with the growing population and increased incidence of medical conditions are factors propelling the demand for disposable medical supplies.
Further, the report states that volatile raw material prices are one of the major challenges that the market faces. Since non-woven fabric feedstock is derived from crude oil, any rise in crude oil prices increases the cost of production and reduces the profit margins of the manufacturers of non-woven fabrics. Price is a major determining factor for many end-users in the Global Non-woven Fabrics market.
The study was conducted using an objective combination of primary and secondary information including inputs from key participants in the industry. The report contains a comprehensive market and vendor landscape in addition to a SWOT analysis of the key vendors.
The report provides data on the following segments of the Global Non-woven Fabrics market:
- By technology (Spunlaid, Carded, Air Laid, and Wet Laid)
- By product (Propylene, Polyester, Nylon, and Others)
- By application (Durable Applications and Disposable Applications)
- End-user (Medical sector, Consumer Goods industry, Automotive sector, Construction sector, Agriculture sector, Apparel industry, and Others)
- Geography (APAC, Europe, North America, and ROW)
- E. I. Du Pont de Nemours
- Polymer Group
Other Prominent Vendors
- Action Nonwovens
- Asahi Kasei
- First Quality
- Foss Manufacturing
- Guangdong Jofo Group
- Hollingsworth & Vose
- Hubei Huanfu Plastic Products
- Japan Vilene
- Johns Manville
- Kingsafe Group
- Koch Industries
- Low & Bonar
- Milliken & Company
- Mitsui Chemicals
- Owens Corning
- Paramount Tech Fab
- Propex Operating
Shandong Kangjie Nonwovens
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