3 Trends in Coated Fabrics for 2019 & Beyond

3 Trends in Coated Fabrics for 2019 & Beyond

In the US coated fabrics market, many prevailing trends are driven by consumers, who are increasingly concerned about the goods they buy and use – what they’re made of, where they come from, and how they’re manufactured.

  Industry Studies      Textiles & Nonwovens    

Polish Nonwovens Industry Booms in Increasingly Globalized Market

Polish Nonwovens Industry Booms in Increasingly Globalized Market

For a country of its size, Poland may seem unlikely to support a nonwovens industry of global significance. Yet demand for nonwoven fabrics in Poland is comparable to that of more developed, populous countries like Italy and the UK, and the market is expected to grow at an above average rate of 3.2% per year through 2022. So what's driving Poland’s nonwovens boom?

  Consumer Goods      Industry Studies      Textiles & Nonwovens    

Baby Care Nonwovens: Private Labels Make Premium Wipes & Diapers, Too

Baby Care Nonwovens: Private Labels Make Premium Wipes & Diapers, Too

Private label nonwoven consumer disposables - including baby care products - have largely closed the quality gap relative to the household brand names with which they compete. Find out where private label baby care nonwovens have made noticeable improvements, and how these products are poised to compete in years to come.

  Consumer Goods      Industry Studies      Textiles & Nonwovens    

Facing Losses, Carpet & Rug Manufacturers Scramble to Diversify

Facing Losses, Carpet & Rug Manufacturers Scramble to Diversify

In the global flooring market, a sharp trend toward luxury vinyl tile (LVT) has spurred some traditional carpet and rug manufacturers to diversify their product portfolios. Find out what makes LVT so appealing, as well as which new products have been introduced to meet the increased demand.


Sustainability & Synthetics: The Nonwovens Industry Harnesses the Best of Both Worlds

Sustainability & Synthetics: The Nonwovens Industry Harnesses the Best of Both Worlds

While synthetic materials maintain performance advantages, sustainability-concerned consumers are driving demand for natural nonwoven products. Find out how some manufacturers are harnessing composite materials to bridge the gap.

  Industry Studies      Textiles & Nonwovens