The Future of Medical Nonwovens to 2018

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Product type: Market report
Date of publication: 01 Mar 2013
Product format: Digital Copy, Hard Copy
Number of pages: 200
Number of tables: 80
Number of figures: 5
Forecast range: 2013-2018

Increased demand for wound care, adult incontinence, and healthcare wipes are leading the growth. The Future of Medical Nonwovens to 2018 presents a complete review of the nonwovens market for medical applications, process technologies and product applications. This comprehensive study covers 2013-2018, and breaks down the medical nonwovens market with analysis of the latest technology developments and exclusive nonwovens industry forecasts.

Description

INCLUDED IN THE FUTURE OF MEDICAL NONWOVENS TO 2019:

  • Quantitative market sizes/shares broken down by end use and geographic region
  • Over 80 tables and figures provide detailed data
  • Discussion and analyses of market trends, with forecasts to 2018

METHODOLOGY

The Future of Medical Nonwovens to 2018 is based on both primary and secondary research. Primary research included interviews with key participants in marketing, sales, production and product development for the entire nonwovens supply
chain. Key participants interviewed included personnel from nonwovens producers and raw material suppliers, industry experts from major process equipment suppliers, and industry consultants. Secondary research included information acquired from technical literature, reports, papers, conference proceedings, company information, and other trade, business and government sources.

FIND OUT ABOUT

  • Quantitative forecasts: by nonwoven type, process technology, end use, and geographic region
  • Primary research and analyses of key drivers and trends shaping established end uses, such surgical gowns and drapes, and emerging markets which provide very high potential growth
  • Detailed tables showing breakdowns in global consumption, by raw material, region, process, and type

HOW WILL THIS MARKET INTELLIGENCE REPORT BENEFIT YOU?

  • Use Smithers Pira's exclusive global coverage of developments in the medical nonwovens market
  • Find out about global processes, trends and materials in the nonwoven industry, including current examples and future trends
  • Identify market and brand leaders, and understand the competitive environment

WHO SHOULD BUY THIS REPORT?

  • Product managers
  • Manufacturers
  • Machinery suppliers
  • Raw materials suppliers
  • Medical and healthcare suppliers
  • Consultants and analysts
  • Nonwoven suppliers

WHAT'S INCLUDED IN THE PRICE?

  • You may choose the format you receive - an electronic version (in PDF), or a hardcopy version (mailed to you) AND
  • an electronic version (in PDF) - Please contact us for more details.
  • Five-year market forecasts
  • Analyses of key trends, strategic market forecasts and extensive tables and figures

Table of Contents

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY 

INTRODUCTION AND METHODOLOGY 

  • Scope
  • Objectives
  • Methodology

KEY DRIVERS AND TRENDS FOR MEDICAL NONWOVENS

  • Introduction
  • Key trends driving the medical nonwovens market
  • ↘↘ Continuing replacement of reusable (textile-based) medical fabrics by disposable (nonwovens-based) medical fabrics
  • ↘↘ Increasing responsibility of hospitals and institutions for hospital-acquired infections (HAIs)
  • ↘↘ Increasing emphasis on cost control for healthcare
  • ↘↘ Increasing potential for pandemic outbreaks (SARS, Avian influenza, others)
  • ↘↘ Increasing age of global populations increasing the need for assisted care and incontinence products
  • ↘↘ Increasing availability of modern healthcare to emerging market regions
  • Major companies using and/or producing medical nonwovens
  • ↘↘ Kimberly-Clark
  • ↘↘ Ahlstrom
  • ↘↘ Freudenberg
  • ↘↘ DuPont
  • ↘↘ Cardinal Healthcare
  • ↘↘ Medline
  • ↘↘ SCA
  • ↘↘ Domtar Personal Care
  • ↘↘ Molnlycke Health Care
  • Medical nonwoven markets
  • Introduction
  • Medical nonwoven end uses
  • ↘↘ Drapes and gowns
  • >> Drapes
  • >> Gowns
  • >> Surgical packs
  • ↘↘ Sterile packaging
  • >> CSR wrap
  • >> Other sterile packaging
  • ↘↘ Other medical apparel
  • >> Face masks
  • >> Scrub suits, patient gowns
  • >> Gloves; foot, hair, other covers
  • ↘↘Wound care
  • >> Dressings/pads
  • >> Cast paddings/wraps
  • ↘↘ Incontinence products
  • >> Underpads
  • >> Other incontinence products
  • ¤¤ Pads
  • ¤¤ Briefs
  • ¤¤ Underwear
  • >> Medical wipes
  • ¤¤ Bath wipes
  • ¤¤ Medical cloths
  • ¤¤ Medical washcloths
  • >> Other medical nonwovens

PROCESS MARKETS FOR MEDICAL NONWOVENS

  • Introduction
  • Nonwoven processes
  • ↘↘ Spunlaid
  • >>SMS
  • >> Meltblown
  • >> Spunbond
  • ↘↘ Drylaid
  • >> Needlepunch
  • >> Spunlace
  • >> Latex-bonded carded
  • >> Thermal-bonded carded
  • ↘↘ Airlaid
  • ↘↘Wetlaid
  • ↘↘ Other
  • Process market share by end use

MATERIAL MARKETS FOR MEDICAL NONWOVENS

  • Introduction
  • Raw materials used in medical nonwovens
  • Analysis of raw materials used in medical nonwovens
  • ↘↘ Polymers
  • >> Polypropylene
  • >> Polyester
  • >> Polyethylene
  • >> Polyvinyl acetate-ethylene copolymers (binders)
  • >> Polyacrylates (binders, superabsorbents)
  • >> Others
  • ↘↘ Fibres - synthetic
  • >> PET
  • >> PP
  • >> Nylon
  • >> Rayon
  • >> Lyocell
  • ↘↘ Fibres - natural
  • >>Wood pulp
  • >> Bicomponent fibres
  • >> Others
  • Raw material market share by end use

GEOGRAPHIC MARKETS

  • Introduction
  • Market share of medical nonwovens for region, 2013-2018
  • ↘↘ North America
  • >> Market overview
  • >> Medical nonwovens consumption by
  • ¤¤ End use
  • ¤¤ Process
  • ¤¤ Raw materials
  • ↘↘Western Europe
  • >> Market overview
  • >> Medical nonwovens consumption by
  • ¤¤ End use
  • ¤¤ Process
  • ¤¤ Raw materials
  • >> Medical nonwovens consumption by country/region
  • ¤¤ Germany
  • ¤¤ UK
  • ¤¤ France
  • ¤¤ Spain
  • ¤¤ Italy
  • ¤¤ Benelux
  • ¤¤ Scandinavia
  • ↘↘ Eastern Europe
  • >> Market overview
  • >> Medical nonwovens consumption by
  • ¤¤ End use
  • ¤¤ Process
  • ¤¤ Raw materials
  • >> Medical nonwovens consumption by country/region
  • ¤¤ Russia
  • ¤¤ Turkey
  • ¤¤ Poland
  • ↘↘ South America
  • >> Market overview
  • >> Medical nonwovens consumption by
  • ¤¤ End use
  • ¤¤ Process
  • ¤¤ Raw materials
  • >> Medical nonwovens consumption by country/region
  • ¤¤ Brazil
  • ↘↘ Asia - market overview
  • >> Market overview
  • >> Medical nonwovens consumption by
  • ¤¤ End use
  • ¤¤ Process
  • ¤¤ Raw materials
  • >> Medical nonwovens consumption by country/region
  • ¤¤ India
  • ¤¤ China
  • ¤¤ Japan
  • ↘↘ Rest of World
  • >> Market overview
  • >> Medical nonwovens consumption by
  • ¤¤ End use
  • ¤¤ Process
  • ¤¤ Raw materials

Tables and Figures

  • Supply chain for medical nonwovens
  • Market share of medical nonwovens by process, 2013 ('000 tonnes)
  • Market share of medical nonwovens by raw material, 2013 ('000 tonnes)
  • Global consumption of all medical nonwovens, 2008-2018
  • Global consumption of medical nonwovens by end use, 2008-2018 ($ million)
  • Global consumption of medical nonwovens by end use, 2008-2018 (million m2)
  • Global consumption of medical nonwovens by end use, 2008-2018 ('000 tonnes)
  • Global consumption of medical nonwovens by process, 2008-2018 ('000 tonnes)
  • Global consumption of medical nonwovens by raw material usage, 2008-2018 ('000 tonnes)
  • Global medical nonwovens market by region, 2008-2018 (million $)
  • Global medical nonwovens market by region, 2008-2018 (million m2)
  • Global medical nonwovens market by region, 2008-2018 ('000 tonnes)
  • Global consumption of traditional medical nonwovens, 2008-2018
  • Global consumption of ALL medical nonwovens, 2008-2018
  • Global consumption of medical nonwovens by end use, 2008-2018 ($ million)
  • Global consumption of medical nonwovens by end use, 2008-2018 (million m2)
  • Global consumption of medical nonwovens by end use, 2008-2018 ('000 tonnes)
  • Global consumption of medical nonwovens by process, 2008-2018 ('000 tonnes)
  • Global consumption of medical nonwovens by drylaid process, 2008- 2018 ('000 tonnes)
  • Global consumption of medical nonwovens by process by end use, 2013 ('000 tonnes)
  • Global consumption of medical nonwovens by raw material usage, 2008-2018 ('000 tonnes)
  • Global consumption of medical nonwovens by raw material by end use, 2013 ('000 tonnes)
  • Global medical nonwovens market by region, 2008-2018 (million $)
  • Global medical nonwovens market by region, 2008-2018 (million m2)
  • Global medical nonwovens market by region, 2008-2018 ('000 tonnes)
  • North American consumption of medical nonwovens, 2008-2018 ('000 tonnes, million m2, million $)
  • North American consumption of medical nonwovens by end use, 2008-2018 ($ million)
  • North American consumption of medical nonwovens by end use, 2008-2018 (million m2)
  • North American consumption of medical nonwovens by end use, 2008-2018 ('000 tonnes)
  • North American consumption of medical nonwovens by process, 2008-2018 ('000 tonnes)
  • North American consumption of medical nonwovens by drylaid process, 2008- 2018 ('000 tonnes)
  • North American consumption of medical nonwovens by raw material usage, 2008-2018 ('000 tonnes)
  • South American consumption of medical nonwovens, 2008-2018 ('000 tonnes, million m2, million $)
  • South American consumption of medical nonwovens by end use, 2008-2018 ($ million)
  • South American consumption of medical nonwovens by end use, 2008-2018 (million m2)
  • South American consumption of medical nonwovens by end use, 2008-2018 ('000 tonnes)
  • South American consumption of medical nonwovens by process, 2008-2018 ('000 tonnes)
  • South American consumption of medical nonwovens by drylaid process, 2008- 2018 ('000 tonnes)
  • South American consumption of medical nonwovens by raw material usage, 2008-2018 ('000 tonnes)
  • Western European consumption of medical nonwovens, 2008-2018 ('000 tonnes, million m2, million $)
  • Western European consumption of medical nonwovens by end use, 2008- 2018 ($ million)
  • Western European consumption of medical nonwovens by end use, 2008- 2018 (million m2)
  • Western European consumption of medical nonwovens by end use, 2008-2018 ('000 tonnes)
  • Western European consumption of medical nonwovens by process, 2008- 2018 ('000 tonnes)
  • Western European consumption of medical nonwovens by drylaid process, 2008-2018 ('000 tonnes)
  • Western European consumption of medical nonwovens by raw material usage, 2008-2018 ('000 tonnes)
  • Western European consumption of medical nonwovens by country/region, 2008-2018 ($ million)
  • Western European consumption of medical nonwovens by country/region, 2008-2018 (million m2)
  • Western European consumption of medical nonwovens by country/region, 2008-2018 ('000 tonnes)
  • Eastern European consumption of medical nonwovens, 2008-2018 ('000 tonnes, million m2, million $)
  • Eastern European consumption of medical nonwovens by end use, 2008- 2018 ($ million)
  • Eastern European consumption of medical nonwovens by end use, 2008- 2018 (million m2)
  • Eastern European consumption of medical nonwovens by end use, 2008- 2018 ('000 tonnes)
  • Eastern European consumption of medical nonwovens by process, 2008- 2018 ('000 tonnes)
  • Eastern European consumption of medical nonwovens by drylaid process, 2008-2018 ('000 tonnes)
  • Eastern European consumption of medical nonwovens by raw material usage, 2008-2018 ('000 tonnes)
  • Eastern European consumption of medical nonwovens by country/region, 2008-2018 ($ million)
  • Eastern European consumption of medical nonwovens by country/region, 2008-2018 (million m2)
  • Eastern European consumption of medical nonwovens by country/region, 2008-2018 ('000 tonnes)
  • Asian consumption of medical nonwovens, 2008-2018 ('000 tonnes, million m2, million $)
  • Asian consumption of medical nonwovens by end use, 2008-2018 ($ million)
  • Asian consumption of medical nonwovens by end use, 2008-2018 (million m2)
  • Asian consumption of medical nonwovens by end use, 2008-2018 ('000 tonnes)
  • Asian consumption of medical nonwovens by process, 2008-2018 ('000 tonnes)
  • Asian consumption of medical nonwovens by drylaid process, 2008- 2018 ('000 tonnes)
  • Asian consumption of medical nonwovens by raw material usage, 2008-2018 ('000 tonnes)
  • Asian consumption of medical nonwovens by country/region, 2008- 2018 ($ million)
  • Asian consumption of medical nonwovens by country/region, 2008- 2018 (million m2)
  • Asian consumption of medical nonwovens by country/region, 2008- 2018 ('000 tonnes)
  • RoW consumption of medical nonwovens, 2008-2018 ('000 tonnes, million m2, million $)
  • RoW consumption of medical nonwovens by end use, 2008-2018 ($ million)
  • RoW consumption of medical nonwovens by end use, 2008-2018 (million m2)
  • RoW consumption of medical nonwovens by end use, 2008-2018 ('000 tonnes)
  • RoW consumption of medical nonwovens by process, 2008-2018 ('000 tonnes)
  • RoW consumption of medical nonwovens by drylaid process, 2008- 2018 ('000 tonnes)
  • RoW consumption of medical nonwovens by raw material usage, 2008-2018 ('000 tonnes)