The Future of Sustainable Nonwovens to 2015

The global consumption of sustainable nonwovens in 2010 is worth $6.7 billion. Smithers Pira projects that this figure will grow significantly to 2015 with a CAGR of 12.7%, to reach $12.3 billion by 2015.

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Product type: Market report
Date of publication: 25 Nov 2010
Product format: Digital Copy, Hard Copy
Number of pages: 138

The Future of Sustainable Nonwovens to 2015 presents a complete review of the global sustainable nonwovens market, process technologies and product applications. It identifies key market drivers and trends and looks at the market of 2005-10, with projections covering 2010-15. With data segmented by end use, process, raw material base and geographical region, this report will enable you to get to grips with the rapidly growing market and target future opportunities.

Description

METHODOLOGY

The Future of Sustainable Nonwovens 2015 is based on a combination of primary and secondary research. Primary research included interviews with key participants from all aspects of the sustainable nonwovens supply chain, including personnel from sustainable nonwovens producers, private label producers, raw material suppliers, and industry experts from INDA, EDANA and major process equipment suppliers, and other industry consultants. Secondary research included information acquired from technical literature, reports, papers, conference proceedings, company information and other trade, business or government sources. The report provides an unrivalled depth of information and analysis.

WHAT DO YOU GET?

  • In-depth analysis of the future of the sustainable nonwovens industry with strategic forecasts to 2015
  • A comprehensive understanding of the key drivers and trends shaping the sustainable nonwovens market including consumer and retail demand, regulatory issues and longterm raw material availability
  • Detailed breakdown of the market by end use, process technology, raw material base and geographical region, with over 90 exclusive tables and figures
  • Thorough definitions and descriptions of sustainability standards and regulations

HOW WILL THIS REPORT BENEFIT YOU?

  • Keep abreast of the latest processing technologies and market developments to track opportunities
  • Identify market and brand leaders and understand the competitive environment
  • Get the complete picture of the shape of the sustainable nonwovens industry with forecasts to 2015 to help plan your business strategy with confidence

WHO SHOULD BUY THIS REPORT?

  • Machinery suppliers
  • Raw materials suppliers
  • Converters
  • Brand owners and retailers
  • Consultants and analysts

WHAT'S INCLUDED IN THE PRICE?

  • One hard copy of the report couriered (see order form for postage costs) to you on publication date
  • CD-Rom with searchable PDF
  • Global intranet licence allowing everyone in your organisation electronic access to the study

Table of Contents

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY 

INTRODUCTION AND METHODOLOGY 

  • Objectives
  • Scope
  • Methodology
  • Definitions

GLOBAL STANDARDS FOR SUSTAINABILITY

  • Major standards for measuring sustainability
    • Carbon footprint
    • Life cycle analysis (LCA)
    • United Nations Brundtland Commission on the Environment and Development
    • Third party labels
  • 'Nordic Swan'
  • European 'Flower'
    • Corporate methodology
  • BASF Eco-efficiency Analysis
  • Dow Jones Sustainability Index
  • Top-five nonwovens producers standards
  • Comparison of major standards, with key positive and negative properties identified and discussed
  • Project evolution of sustainability standards to 2015

KEY DRIVERS AND TRENDS FOR SUSTAINABLE NONWOVENS

  • Key drivers
    • Consumer demand
    • Retailer demand
    • Regulatory issues
    • Cost (energy/resources/raw materials/disposal)
    • Global responsibility
    • Long-term raw material availability
  • Major sustainable nonwovens producers by product type
    • Ahlstrom
    • Kimberly-Clark
    • Freudenberg
    • Dupont
    • PGI
    • Glatfelter
    • Buckeye technologies

END-USE MARKETS

  • Market share of sustainable nonwovens for all end-use applications including forecasts to 2015
  • Sustainable nonwovens
    • Wipes
  • Baby
  • Personal care
  • Home care
  • Industrial
    • Hygiene
    • Medical
    • Garments
    • Interlinings
    • Shoes and leather goods
    • Coating substrates
    • Furnishing and bedding
    • Floor coverings
    • Filtration
  • Air and gas filtration
  • Liquid
    • Building and roofing
    • Geotextiles
    • Automotive
    • Agriculture
    • Other durable nonwovens

PROCESS MARKETS

  • Relative sustainability of nonwovens processes
    • Spunlaid
  • SMS (spunbond/meltblown/spunbond)
  • Spunbond polypropylene
  • Spunbond polyester
  • Spunbond polyethylene
  • Meltblown
    • Drylaid
  • Needlepunch
  • Spunlace
  • Thermal bonded
  • Latex bonded
    • Airlaid
    • Wetlaid
    • Other
  • Process market share by end use

MATERIAL MARKETS

  • Raw materials for sustainable nonwovens
  • Analysis of raw materials in sustainable nonwovens
    • Fibres
  • Polyester fibre (PET fibre)
    • Recycled Polyester (rpet fibre)
  • Polypropylene fibre
  • Bicomponent fibre
  • Wood pulp
    • Fluff pulp
    • Specialty paper pulp
  • Rayon/Lyocel
  • Other
    • Cotton
    • Polylactic acid (PLA) fibre
    • Polymers
  • Polypropylene
  • Polyester
  • Recycled polyester (rpet)
  • Polyethylene
  • Bicomponent
  • Other
  • Latex binders
    • Standard latex binder
    • Specialty latex binder
    • Polylactic acid (PLA)
  • Raw material market share by end use

GEOGRAPHIC MARKETS

INTRODUCTION 

EUROPE 

  • Nonwovens in Europe
  • Sustainable nonwovens in Europe
  • Sustainable nonwovens consumption in Europe by process
  • Sustainable nonwovens consumption in Europe by raw material usage

NORTH AMERICA 

  • Nonwovens in North America
  • Sustainable nonwovens in North America
  • Sustainable nonwovens consumption in North America by process
  • Sustainable nonwovens consumption in North America by raw material usage

SOUTH AMERICA

  • Nonwovens in South America
  • Sustainable nonwovens in South America
  • Sustainable nonwovens consumption in South America by process
  • Sustainable nonwovens consumption in South America by raw material usage

ASIA

  • Nonwovens in Asia
  • Sustainable nonwovens in Asia
  • Sustainable nonwovens consumption in Asia by process
  • Sustainable nonwovens consumption in Asia by raw material usage

Tables and Figures

  • Global consumption of nonwovens, 2005-15 ($ million, million m2, '000 tonnes)
  • Global consumption of sustainable nonwovens, 2005-15 ($ million, million m2, '000 tonnes)
  • Global consumption of nonwovens by sector (sustainable/non-sustainable), 2005-15 ($ million)
  • Global consumption of nonwovens by sector (sustainable/non-sustainable), 2005-15 (million m2)
  • Global consumption of nonwovens by sector (sustainable/non-sustainable), 2005-15 ('000 tonnes)
  • Consumption of nonwovens by geographical region, 2005-15 ('000 tonnes)
  • Consumption of nonwovens by geographical region, 2005-15 (million m2)
  • Consumption of nonwovens by geographical region, 2005-15 (million $)
  • Consumption of sustainable nonwovens by geographical region, 2005-15 ('000 tonnes)
  • Consumption of sustainable nonwovens by geographical region, 2005-15 (million m2)
  • Consumption of sustainable nonwovens by geographical region, 2005-15 (million $)
  • Top sustainable nonwovens producers by sales (sales $, 2009)
  • Global consumption of nonwovens, 2005-15 ($ million, million m2, '000 tonnes)
  • Global consumption of sustainable nonwovens, 2005-15 ($ million, million m2, '000 tonnes)
  • Global consumption of disposable nonwovens by application, 2005-15 ($ million)
  • Global consumption of disposable nonwovens by application, 2005-15 (million m2)
  • Global consumption of disposable nonwovens by application, 2005-15 ('000 tonnes)
  • Global consumption of sustainable disposable nonwovens by application, 2005-15 ($ million)
  • Global consumption of sustainable disposable nonwovens by application, 2005-15 (million m2)
  • Global consumption of sustainable disposable nonwovens by application, 2005-15 ('000 tonnes)
  • Global consumption of durable nonwovens by application, 2005-15 ($ million)
  • Global consumption of durable nonwovens by application, 2005-15 (million m2)
  • Global consumption of durable nonwovens by application, 2005-15 ('000 tonnes)
  • Global consumption of sustainable durable nonwovens by application, 2005-15 ($ million)
  • Global consumption of sustainable durable nonwovens by application, 2005-15 (million m2)
  • Global consumption of sustainable durable nonwovens by application, 2005-15 ('000 tonnes)
  • Global nonwovens consumption by web forming process, 2005-15
  • ('000 tonnes)
  • Sustainable global nonwovens consumption by web forming process, 2005-15 ('000 tonnes)
  • Global consumption of spunlaid nonwovens, by process and material variant, 2005-15 ('000 tonnes)
  • Global consumption of sustainable spunlaid nonwovens, by process and material variant, 2005-15 ('000 tonnes)
  • Global drylaid consumption by bonding technology between 2005 and 2015 ('000 tonnes)
  • Global sustainable drylaid consumption by bonding technology between 2005 and 2015 ('000 tonnes)
  • Global consumption of sustainable nonwovens by process and end use, 2010 ('000 tonnes)
  • Global consumption of raw materials for nonwovens, 2005-15 ('000 tonnes)
  • Global consumption of sustainable raw materials for nonwovens, 2005-15 ('000 tonnes)
  • Global consumption of nonwovens by sustainable raw materials and end use, 2010 ('000 tonnes)
  • Global consumption of nonwovens, 2005-15
  • Global consumption of sustainable nonwovens, 2005-15
  • Global consumption of nonwovens by geographic region, 2005-15 ('000 tonnes)
  • Global consumption of nonwovens by geographic region, 2005-15 (million m2)
  • Global consumption of nonwovens by geographic region, 2005-15 (million $)
  • Global consumption of sustainable nonwovens by geographic region, 2005-15 ('000 tonnes)
  • Global consumption of sustainable nonwovens by geographic region, 2005-15 (millions m2)
  • Global consumption of sustainable nonwovens by geographic region, 2005-15 (million $)
  • Western European nonwovens consumption by country/region, 2005-15 (million $)
  • Western European sustainable nonwovens consumption by country/region, 2005-15 (million $)
  • Eastern European nonwovens consumption by country/region, 2005-15 (million $)
  • Eastern European sustainable nonwovens consumption by country/region, 2005-15 ('000 million $)
  • European nonwovens consumption by process, 2005-15 ('000 tonnes)
  • European sustainable nonwovens consumption by process, 2005-15 ('000 tonnes)
  • European sustainable nonwovens consumption by drylaid bonding technology, 2005-15 ('000 tonnes)
  • European consumption of nonwovens by raw material usage, 2005-15 ('000 tonnes)
  • European consumption of sustainable nonwovens by raw material usage, 2005-15 ('000 tonnes)
  • North American nonwovens consumption, 2005-15 ('000 tonnes, million m2, million $)
  • North American sustainable nonwovens consumption, 2005-15 ('000 tonnes, million m2, million $)
  • North American nonwovens consumption by process, 2005-15 ('000 tonnes)
  • North American sustainable nonwovens consumption by process, 2005-15 ('000 tonnes)
  • North American sustainable nonwovens consumption by drylaid bonding technology, 2005-15 ('000 tonnes)
  • North American consumption of sustainable nonwovens by raw material usage, 2005-15 ('000 tonnes)
  • South American consumption of nonwovens, 2005-15 (tonnes, m2, million $)
  • South American consumption of sustainable nonwovens, 2005-15 (tonnes, m2, million $)
  • South American nonwovens consumption by process, 2005-15 ('000 tonnes)
  • South American sustainable nonwovens consumption by process, 2005-15 ('000 tonnes)
  • South American nonwovens consumption by drylaid bonding technology, 2005-15 ('000 tonnes)
  • South American sustainable nonwovens consumption by drylaid bonding technology, 2005-15 ('000 tonnes)
  • South American consumption of nonwovens by raw material usage, 2005-15 ('000 tonnes)
  • South American consumption of sustainable nonwovens by raw material usage, 2005-15 ('000 tonnes)
  • Consumption of nonwovens in Brazil, 2005-15 (tonnes, m2, million $)
  • Consumption of sustainable nonwovens in Brazil, 2005-15 (tonnes, m2, million $)
  • Asian nonwovens consumption by country/region, 2005-15 (million $)
  • Asian sustainable nonwovens consumption by country/region, 2005-15 (million $)
  • Asian nonwovens consumption by process, 2005-15 ('000 tonnes)
  • Asian sustainable nonwovens consumption by process, 2005-15 ('000 tonnes)
  • Asian nonwovens consumption by drylaid bonding technology, 2005-15 ('000 tonnes)
  • Asian sustainable nonwovens consumption by drylaid bonding technology, 2005-15 ('000 tonnes)
  • Asian consumption of nonwovens by raw material usage, 2005-15 ('000 tonnes)
  • Asian consumption of sustainable nonwovens by raw material usage, 2005-15 ('000 tonnes)
  • Disposable nonwovens market share, 2010 (tonnes)
  • Sustainable disposable nonwovens market share, 2010 (tonnes)
  • Colour coding scheme for sustainable market data
  • Durable nonwovens market share, 2010 (tonnes)
  • Sustainable durable nonwovens market share, 2010 (tonnes)
  • Market share by process for nonwovens, 2010 (tonnes)
  • Market share by process for sustainable nonwovens, 2010 (tonnes)
  • Market share of raw materials for nonwovens, 2010 (tonnes)
  • Market share of raw materials for sustainable nonwovens, 2010 (tonnes)
  • Pulp pricing, 1980-2010
  • Global fluff pulp producers, 2010 (million tonnes)