Textiles & Nonwovens

Pam Safarek
Pam Safarek

Senior Industry Analyst

Pam has been with Freedonia for nearly 20 years and has spent much of her career analyzing the textiles and nonwovens industries. Pam's recent studies include World Geosynthetics and World Nonwovens.

Freedonia industry market research on Textiles & Nonwovens largely focuses upon major applications in which they are used. Business strategists and planners can use these studies to identify opportunity and growth markets for their underlying products. End use applications range from coated fabrics to carpets and rugs to wipes. Freedonia's related industry market research studies include market size, forecasts, product and market segmentations, related economic indicator and regulatory analysis, market share estimates, a discussion of industry structure, and profiles of the leading companies.

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Freedonia Studies covering Textiles & Nonwovens

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  • Bed & Bath Furnishings: United States

    FF15025

    This report forecasts to 2022 US bed and bath furnishings demand and shipments in US dollars at the manufacturer level. Total demand and shipments are segmented by product in terms of: sheets and pillowcases; bedspreads, blankets, and comforters; pill...

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    28 Pages
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    $750

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  • Disposable Medical Supplies

    3631

    This study presents historical data (2007, 2012 and 2017) and forecasts for 2022 by product (drug delivery disposables, wound management supplies, nonwoven medical goods, and other) and market (hospitals, home healthcare, outpatient facilities, physic...

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    256 Pages
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    $5,800

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  • Leather & Fur Products: United States

    FF15015

    This report forecasts to 2022 US leather, fur, and allied product demand and shipments in nominal US dollars at the manufacturer level. Total demand is segmented by product in terms of: leather luggage, non-leather luggage, leather women’s handbags an...

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    29 Pages
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    $750

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  • Laundry & Linen Services: United States

    FF95026

    This report forecasts to 2022 US laundry and linen service revenues in nominal US dollars. Total revenues are segmented by establishment type in terms of: drycleaners and laundries, uniform launderers, linen launderers, and coin-operated laundries. Se...

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  • Nonwovens in the US by Product and Market, 7th Edition

    3554

    This study presents historical demand data (2006, 2011, 2016) and forecasts (2021) by product (spunmelt, carded, wetlaid, and airlaid) and market (disposables and nondisposables). Disposables markets include consumer, filtration, and medical markets. ...

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    190 Pages
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  • Global Carpets & Rugs by Product, Market and Region

    3555

    This industry study presents historical demand, production, and net exports data (2006, 2011 and 2016) and demand forecasts (2021) by product (tufted carpets and rugs, woven carpets and rugs, and other carpets and rugs), market (residential buildings,...

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    283 Pages
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    $6,100

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  • Apparel: United States

    FF15010

    This report forecasts US apparel demand in US dollars at the manufacturers' level to 2021. Total demand is segmented by product in terms of tops; bottoms; intimates and sleepwear; coats, jackets, and suits; dresses; infants; and accessories and other ...

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    30 Pages
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  • Wipes Market in the US by Product and Market, 8th Edition

    3527

    This industry study presents historical demand data (2006, 2011 and 2016) and forecasts (2021) by product (wet and dry wipes) and market (consumer and industrial and institutional). Consumer markets include personal care, which contains baby wipes, an...

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    187 Pages
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    $5,500

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  • Window Coverings: United States

    FF15014

    This report forecasts US window covering demand and shipments in US dollars at the manufacturers' level to 2021. Total demand and shipments are segmented by product in terms of: hard coverings, soft coverings, and hardware. Hard covering shipments are...

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    27 Pages
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    $750

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  • World Medical Disposables

    3446

    World Medical Disposables presents healthcare indicators and historical data (2005, 2010, 2015) plus forecasts for 2020 and 2025 by product group in 6 regions and 16 countries. In addition, the study assesses key market environment factors, exa...

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    460 Pages
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    $6,500

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  • Coated Fabrics

    3412

    This study analyzes US demand for coated fabrics. It presents historical data (2005, 2010, and 2015) and forecasts (2020 and 2025) by product (e.g., polymer-coated fabrics, rubber-coated fabrics, fabric-backed wallcoverings), substrate (e.g., polyeste...

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    304 Pages
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    $5,400

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  • Disposable Medical Supplies

    3378

    US demand for disposable medical supplies will rise 4.2 percent annually to $54.1 billion in 2020. Drug delivery products will remain the largest and fastest growing type, led by safety-enhanced devices for minimally invasive delivery of parenteral an...

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    444 Pages
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  • World Nonwovens

    3365

    Global demand for nonwovens is forecast to rise 5.4 percent annually to 11.1 million metric tons in 2019. Gains will be driven by increasing production of diapers, filters, wipes, medical disposables, and automotive components. Developing world market...

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  • World Geosynthetics

    3347

    This study presents historical demand data (2004, 2009 and 2014) and forecasts (2019 and 2024) by type (geotextiles, geomembranes, geogrids, geonets), market (construction, transportation infrastructure, landfills, liquid containment), and geography (...

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    404 Pages
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    $6,400

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  • World Coated Fabrics

    3276

    Global demand for coated fabrics will rise 4.6 percent per year to 6.5 billion square meters in 2019. The Asia/Pacific region will remain dominant, while the Central/South America and Africa/Mideast regions will grow the fastest from small bases. The ...

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    372 Pages
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  • Geosynthetics

    3289

    This study presents historical demand data (2004, 2009 and 2014) and forecasts (2019 and 2024) by product (geotextiles, geomembranes, geogrids, geonets, geosynthetics clay liners, preformed geocomposites), market (construction, transportation infrastr...

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    274 Pages
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  • World Wipes

    3251

    Global demand for wipes is forecast to increase 5.2 percent annually through 2018 to $13.5 billion. Because wipes are considered convenience products rather than necessities, developed nations represent a disproportionate share of sales. However, deve...

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    344 Pages
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  • Carpets & Rugs

    3266

    US carpet and rug demand will rise 4.5 percent annually to 14.6 billion square feet in 2019, valued at $16.2 billion. ...

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    307 Pages
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  • Wipes

    3188

    US wipes demand will rise 3.6 percent yearly through 2018 to $2.9 billion. Disinfectant and electrostatic wipes will grow the fastest. The industrial market will outpace consumer uses based in part on a relaxed EPA rule that will help disposable wipes...

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  • World Medical Disposables

    3205

    Global demand for medical disposables is forecast to rise 6.6 percent annually to $245 billion in 2018. The Asia/Pacific region will remain the largest and fastest growing market. Products used to treat widely prevalent chronic conditions such as kidn...

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    573 Pages
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    $6,400

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  • Coated Fabrics

    3176

    US demand for coated fabrics is projected to advance 3.2 percent per year to 680 million square yards in 2018. The large motor vehicle market will drive gains, promoted by a higher number of air bags -- usually employing silicone-coated nylon -- per l...

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    310 Pages
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  • Athletic Apparel: United States

    FF90010

    This report forecasts US athletic apparel demand in US dollars at the manufacturers' level to 2018. Total demand is segmented by product in terms of tops, bottoms, swimwear, intimates, outerwear, and other athletic apparel.

    To illustrate histor...

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    23 Pages
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    $750

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  • Disposable Medical Supplies

    3111

    US demand for disposable medical supplies is forecasts to expand 4.1 percent annually to $49.3 billion in 2018. Drug delivery and related products will remain the fastest growing and largest single category. Among other supplies, safety enhanced devic...

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    418 Pages
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  • World Geosynthetics

    3108

    Global demand for geosynthetics is expected to rise 8.9 percent per year to 5.2 billion square meters in 2017. Developing regions will be the fastest growing markets, with the Asia/Pacific region remaining the largest. Construction will be the largest...

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    462 Pages
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    $6,100

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  • World Nonwovens

    3077

    Global demand for nonwovens is forecast to rise 5.4 percent annually to 9.1 million metric tons in 2017. Spunmelt nonwovens will lead gains based on growth in key markets such as disposable infant diapers in developing countries, and adult incontinenc...

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    468 Pages
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    $6,100

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  • Geosynthetics

    3003

    US geosynthetics demand is forecast to increase 6.6 percent per year to 1.3 billion square yards in 2017, spurred by improved spending on the construction of structures and roads. Geotextiles will remain the largest segment, while more application-spe...

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    288 Pages
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  • Nonwovens

    2983

    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. S...

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    335 Pages
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    $5,200

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  • Wipes

    2967

    Demand for wipes in the US is forecast to advance 5.1 percent annually to $2.5 billion in 2016. The consumer market will outpace the industrial segment, driven by personal hygiene wipes and general purpose household cleaning wipes. General purpose ind...

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    319 Pages
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    $5,100

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  • World Disposable Medical Supplies

    2951

    World demand for disposable medical supplies will rise 6.2 percent annually to $198 billion in 2016. The US and China will be the largest markets, while India will lead gains. Dialysis disposables, diagnostic and lab disposables, respiratory supplies ...

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    551 Pages
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    $6,200

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  • Coated Fabrics

    2936

    US coated fabrics demand will rise 3.5 percent annually to 635 million square yards in 2016. Motor vehicles will remain the largest market, with good prospects for airbags. Renewed construction activity will benefit wallcoverings, furniture, and awnin...

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    321 Pages
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  • Carpets & Rugs

    2835

    Demand for carpet and rug products in the US is projected to rise 7.9 percent annually from a weak 2010 base to 16.5 billion square feet in 2015. Tufted carpet and rug products, particularly broadloom carpet, will continue to dominate demand. Nylon wi...

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    271 Pages
    Publication Price
    $4,800

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  • Geosynthetics

    2744

    US demand for geosynthetics is projected to advance 6.8 percent annually through 2015. Nonwoven and woven/knit geotextiles will remain the dominant segment and offer good growth prospects, driven by construction and transportation infrastructure marke...

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    280 Pages
    Publication Price
    $4,900

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