Nonwovens: United States

This report forecasts to 2022 US nonwovens demand and production in metric tons. Total demand is also forecasted in nominal US dollars at the manufacturer level. Total demand is segmented by web formation process in terms of: spunmelt, carded, wetlaid, and airlaid. Total demand is also segmented by market as follows: wipes; medical/surgical; personal hygiene; filtration; construction; and other markets, such as motor vehicles, battery separators, and carpets and rugs.

To illustrate historical trends, total demand is provided in annual series from 2007 to 2017; total production by volume, total demand by value, and the various segments are reported at five-year intervals for 2007, 2012, and 2017.

Nonwovens are defined as materials made from fibers, filaments, and films that are arranged into webs, batts, or sheets, and then bonded together using mechanical, thermal, or chemical means.

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

Related NAICS Code:
313230 Nonwoven fabric mills

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