Automotive Coated Fabrics: United States

This report forecasts to 2023 US automotive coated fabric demand in square yards. Total demand is segmented by substrate in terms of: polyester; nylon; and other substrates such as cotton, blended fabrics, and nonwoven fabrics. Total demand is also segmented by application as follows: light vehicle upholstery, trim, and accessories; airbags and other light vehicle applications such as auto tops and light truck covers; and medium- and heavy-duty truck and bus applications.

To illustrate historical trends, total demand is provided in annual series from 2008 to 2018; the various segments are reported at five-year intervals for 2008, 2013, and 2018.

Coated fabrics are defined here as a type of technical textile consisting of substrate (or base) fabrics coated or laminated with polymeric or elastomeric coatings or films. Fabrics treated with chemical finishes – such as 3M's Scotchgard or other stain- or water-repellent finishes – are not coated fabrics as defined here and are therefore not included. Additionally, textiles that are coated or otherwise treated at the fiber level are not included in this report.

Key macroeconomic indicators are also provided with quantified trends. Other various topics, including profiles of pertinent leading companies, are covered in this report. A full outline of report items by page is available in the Table of Contents.

Related NAICS Codes:
313320 Fabric Coating Mills
314999 All Other Miscellaneous Textile Product Mills

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