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Nonwovens to 2016 - Demand and Sales Forecasts, Market Share, Market Size, Market Leaders

Nonwovens to 2016 - Industry Market Research, Market Share, Market Size, Sales, Demand Forecast, Market Leaders, Company Profiles, Industry Trends

Demand for nonwovens is forecast to rise 5.7% per year to $7.1 billion in 2016. The fastest market gains will occur in the nondisposables market, especially construction. Disposables will remain the dominant market, where filtration will lead gains. Spunmelt nonwovens will continue as the largest product segment and carded will be the second largest.

This study analyzes the $5.4 billion US nonwoven fabric industry. It presents historical demand data for the years 2001, 2006 and 2011, and forecasts for 2016 and 2021 by material (e.g., fibers and filaments, binder resins, additives), product (e.g., spunmelt, carded, wetlaid, airlaid, thermal, chemical, mechanical) and market (e.g., personal hygiene, consumer wipes, filtration, medical, industrial wipes, protective apparel).

The study also considers market environment factors, details industry structure, evaluates company market share and profiles 43 industry players, including Kimberly-Clark, DuPont, and Johns Manville.

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Table of Contents

INTRODUCTION

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

MARKET ENVIRONMENT

General

Macroeconomic Environment

Manufacturing Outlook

Demographic Trends

Retail Sales

Textiles Outlook

Competitive Materials

Environmental & Regulatory Considerations

Historical Market Trends

Pricing Trends

World Nonwovens Market

Nonwovens Production

Foreign Trade

Exports

Imports

MATERIALS

General

Fibers & Filaments

Polypropylene

Polyester

Wood Pulp

Polyethylene

Rayon

Cotton

Other

Glass

Nylon

All Other

Other Materials

Binder Resins

Additives

PRODUCTS

General

Demand by Web Formation Process

Spunmelt

Spunbonded

Characteristics

Markets & Suppliers

Meltblown

Characteristics

Markets & Suppliers

Carded

Characteristics

Markets & Suppliers

Wetlaid

Characteristics

Markets & Suppliers

Airlaid

Characteristics

Markets & Suppliers

Web Bonding Processes

Thermal

Heating Processes

Suppliers

Chemical

Mechanical

Needlepunching

Spunlacing

Stitchbonding

MARKET OVERVIEW

DISPOSABLES MARKETS

General

Consumer

Personal Hygiene Products

Personal Hygiene Product Outlook

Nonwoven Fabric Demand

Infant Diapers & Training Pants

Adult Incontinence Products

Feminine Hygiene Products

Consumer Wipes

Consumer Wipes Outlook

Nonwoven Fabric Demand

Baby Wipes

Household Care Wipes

Personal Care Wipes

Other Consumer Wipes

Other Consumer Nonwovens

Filtration

Filters Outlook

Nonwoven Fabric Demand

Air Filters

Fluid Filters

Medical

Nonwoven Medical Garments & Textiles Outlook

Nonwoven Fabric Demand

Medical Gowns

Surgical Drapes

Health Care Wipes

Face Masks

Other Disposable Medical Garments & Textiles

Other Disposables

Industrial Wipes

Protective Apparel

All Other Disposables

NONDISPOSABLES MARKETS

General

Electrical & Electronics

Batteries Outlook

Nonwoven Fabric Demand

Battery Separators

Other Electrical & Electronic

Construction

Construction Outlook

Nonwoven Fabric Demand

Geotextiles

Applications

Materials & Suppliers

Building Construction

Roofing

House Wrap & Other

Furnishings

Furniture Outlook

Nonwoven Fabric Demand

Mattresses

Other Furnishings

Motor Vehicles

Motor Vehicles Outlook

Nonwoven Fabric Demand

Carpets & Rugs

Carpet & Rug Outlook

Nonwoven Fabric Demand

Applications

Materials & Suppliers

Other Nondisposables

Agriculture

Coated & Laminated Substrates

Clothing

All Other Nondisposables

INDUSTRY STRUCTURE

General

Market Share

Competitive Strategies

Research & Development

Manufacturing

Marketing & Distribution

Acquisitions & Divestitures

Company Profiles

Ahlstrom Corporation

Albis SpA

American Felt & Filter Company Incorporated

Andrew Industries Limited

Avgol Limited

Barnhardt Manufacturing Company

Berkshire Hathaway Incorporated

BMP America, see Andrew Industries

Bondex, see Andrew Industries

Buckeye Technologies Incorporated

Building Materials Corporation of America

Carpenter Company

Colbond, see Low & Bonar

Color-Fi, see Formed Fiber Technologies

Companhia Providencia Industria e Comercio

Concert Industries, see Glatfelter (PH)

DuPont (EI) de Nemours

Emtex Incorporated

Fiberweb plc

First Quality Enterprises Incorporated

Fitesa, see Petropar

FitesaFiberweb, see Petropar

Formed Fiber Technologies Incorporated

Foss Manufacturing Company LLC

Freudenberg & Company KG

Georgia-Pacific, see Koch Industries

Glatfelter (PH) Company

Hof Textiles, see Textilgruppe Hof

Hollingsworth & Vose Company

Holm (Jacob) & Sons AG

Johns Manville, see Berkshire Hathaway

Kimberly-Clark Corporation

Koch Industries Incorporated

Lantor Advanced Materials Group

Low & Bonar plc

Lydall Incorporated

McAirlaid's Vliestoffe GmbH & Company KG

Milliken & Company

National Nonwovens Incorporated

Owens Corning

Petropar SA

Polymer Group Incorporated

Precision Custom Coatings LLC

Precision Fabrics Group Incorporated

Propex Operating Company LLC

Royal Ten Cate NV

Sabee (R.) Company LLC

Shaw Industries, see Berkshire Hathaway

Southern Felt, see Andrew Industries

Suominen Corporation

Textilgruppe Hof AG

Toyobo Company Limited

US Nonwovens Corporation

Vita Group

Vita Nonwovens LLC


List of Tables

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

Summary Table

MARKET ENVIRONMENT

Macroeconomic Indicators

Manufacturers' Shipments

Population & Households

Retail Sales

Textile Mill Product Shipments

Nonwovens Market, 2001-2011

Nonwovens Pricing

Foreign Trade in Nonwovens

MATERIALS

Fiber Consumption in Nonwoven Fabrics

Polypropylene Consumption in Nonwoven Fabrics

Polyester Consumption in Nonwoven Fabrics

Wood Pulp Consumption in Nonwoven Fabrics

Polyethylene Consumption in Nonwoven Fabrics

Rayon Consumption in Nonwoven Fabrics

Cotton Consumption in Nonwoven Fabrics

Other Fiber Consumption in Nonwoven Fabrics

Other Materials Consumption in Nonwoven Fabrics

PRODUCTS

Nonwoven Fabric Demand by Web Formation Process

Spunmelt Nonwoven Fabric Demand

Spunbonded Nonwoven Fabric Demand

Meltblown Nonwoven Fabric Demand

Carded Nonwoven Fabric Demand

Wetlaid Nonwoven Fabric Demand

Airlaid Nonwoven Fabric Demand

MARKET OVERVIEW

Nonwoven Fabric Demand by Market

Growth Rates for Selected Nonwovens Markets, 2011-2016

DISPOSABLES MARKETS

Disposables Markets for Nonwoven Fabrics

Consumer Market for Nonwoven Fabrics

Personal Hygiene Product Demand

Personal Hygiene Product Demand for Nonwoven Fabrics

Infant Diapers & Training Pants Demand for Nonwoven Fabrics

Adult Incontinence Product Demand for Nonwoven Fabrics

Feminine Hygiene Product Demand for Nonwoven Fabrics

Consumer Wipes Demand

Consumer Wipes Demand for Nonwoven Fabrics

Other Consumer Disposables Demand for Nonwoven Fabrics

Filter Supply & Demand

Filtration Market for Nonwoven Fabrics

Air Filter Demand for Nonwoven Fabrics

Fluid Filter Demand for Nonwoven Fabrics

Nonwoven Disposable Medical Garments & Textiles Demand

Medical Market for Nonwoven Fabrics

Other Disposables Markets for Nonwoven Fabrics

NONDISPOSABLES MARKETS

Nondisposables Markets for Nonwoven Fabrics

Battery Supply & Demand

Electrical & Electronics Market for Nonwoven Fabrics

Construction Expenditures

Construction Market for Nonwoven Fabrics

Geotextiles Demand for Nonwoven Fabrics

Building Construction Demand for Nonwoven Fabrics

Furniture Shipments

Furnishings Market for Nonwoven Fabrics

Motor Vehicle Indicators

Motor Vehicle Market for Nonwoven Fabrics

Carpet & Rug Supply & Demand

Carpet & Rug Market for Nonwoven Fabrics

Other Nondisposables Markets for Nonwoven Fabrics

INDUSTRY STRUCTURE

US Nonwoven Fabric Sales by Company, 2011

Selected Acquisitions & Divestitures


List of Charts

MARKET ENVIRONMENT

Nonwovens Market, 2001-2011

World Nonwovens Demand by Region, 2011

US Nonwovens Exports by Destination, 2011

US Nonwovens Imports by Source, 2011

MATERIALS

Fiber & Filament Consumption in Nonwoven Fabrics, 2011

PRODUCTS

Nonwoven Fabric Demand by Web Formation Process, 2011

DISPOSABLES MARKETS

Disposables Markets for Nonwoven Fabrics, 2011

NONDISPOSABLES MARKETS

Nondisposables Markets for Nonwoven Fabrics, 2011

INDUSTRY STRUCTURE

Nonwoven Fabric Market Share, 2011


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