The Future of Industrial Nonwovens to 2022

The global sale of nonwovens for industrial applications in 2017 is $20.9 billion, consuming 68.9 billion square metres (m2) or 4.7 million tonnes. By 2022, the value of industrial nonwovens consumed should total $29.2 billion, with projected growth rate (2017-22) of 7.0%.

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Product type: Market report
Date of publication: 30 Jun 2017
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Number of tables: 127
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  • Industrial nonwovens should use 98.7 billion square metres (m2) in 2022, with projected growth (2017-22) of 7.5%.
  • By 2022, tonnage consumed will increase to 6.8 million tonnes, with projected growth (2017-22) of 7.5%
  • The next five years are projected to be a turning point for both the global economy and the industrial nonwovens market
  • There will be slower than historically average growth rates, however, by the end of the five-year period, higher growth rates are forecast; average growth rates for the entire 2017-22 period will be relatively stable
  • Industrial nonwovens as defined in this report are nonwovens used in the industrial applications specifically identified here which are sold to distributors, industrial companies or institutions. 
  • Industrial nonwovens are typically not sold to consumers

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Our exclusive content:

  • Five-year market forecasts broken down by process, raw material, end-use segment, and geography
  • Exclusive tables and figures showing consumption and end use, by process, segment and region
  • 130 tables and figures of exclusive industry data based on primary and secondary research

What methodology is used?

The Future of Industrial Nonwovens to 2022 is based on an in-depth combination of primary and secondary research. Primary research included interviews with key market and technical staff across the world value chain for nonwovens. Key participants interviewed included personnel from producers, 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.

What will you discover?

  • Industry overview including the key drivers and trends for the industrial nonwovens market to 2022
  • The latest nonwovens market data, based on in-depth primary research and specifically designed to support strategic business planning
  • Profiles of the key market players in the industry and understand the competitive environment

Who should buy this report?

  • Raw material suppliers and converters
  • Manufacturers
  • Distributors
  • Brand owners and retailers
  • Consultants and analysts
  • Machinery suppliers

Table of Contents

Executive Summary

 

1.  Introduction and methodology

  • Introduction
  • Scope
  • Methodology
  • Definitions

2.  Industry overview, drivers and trends

  • Overview
  • Key drivers and trends
    • Supply and demand, pricing trends
    • Regulations/sustainability
    • Manufacturing/capacity developments
    • Performance
    • Disruptive technologies
    • Competitive materials
    • Emerging markets

3.  Industrial nonwovens markets by material type

  • Introduction   
  • Analysis of raw materials in nonwovens   
  • Fibers  
    • Polyester fiber  
    • Polypropylene fiber  
    • Wood pulp   
    • Rayon/lyocell   
    • Other
  • Polymers  
    • Polypropylene polymer  
    • Polyester polymer  
    • Polyethylene  
    • Other   
  • Raw material market by end use   

4.  Industrial nonwovens markets by process

  • Introduction
  • Nonwoven processes
    • Drylaid
    • Spunlaid
    • Airlaid
    • Wetlaid
    • Other
  •  Process market share by end use
    • Spunbond   
    • Meltblown   
    • SMS   
    • Needlepunch   
    • Spunlace   
    • Carded   
    • Airlaid   
    • Wetlaid   
    • Other   

5.  Industrial nonwovens markets by end use

  • Introduction
  • Industrial nonwovens
    • Abrasives
    • Automotive
    • Building/construction
    • Coating substrates
    • Composites
    • Conveyor belts/wires
  • Electric/electronic
  • Filtration
  • Geotextiles
  • Graphic arts
  • Industrial sorbents/mats
  • Industrial wipes
  • Insulation
  • Flame-retardant fabrics
  • Shoes/footwear
  • Packaging
  • Protective clothing

6.  Industrial nonwovens markets by region

  • Introduction   
  • Europe   
    • Western Europe
      • Germany
      • UK
      • France
      • Spain
      • Italy
      • Benelux
      • Scandinavia
      • Other
    •    Eastern Europe
      • Russia
      • Turkey
      • Poland
      • Other
        • European consumption by end use
  • North America
    • US & Canada
    • Mexico
      •   North American consumption by end use
  • South America
    • Brazil
    • Other
      • South America by end use
  • Asia
    • China
    • India
    • Japan
    • Other
      •  Asia by end use
  • Rest of World
    • Rest of the world by end use

 

7.  Company profiles

  • Freudenberg
  • Kimberly-Clark
  • Dupont
  • Ahlstrom
  • Glatfelter
  • TWE

Tables and Figures

List of Tables

E.1         Global consumption of industrial nonwovens, 2012–22 ($ million, million m2, ’000 tonnes)

2.1         Top drivers and trends, 2017-22

2.2         Value pool distribution for industrial nonwovens

3.1         Industrial nonwovens markets by material, 2012–22 (‘000 tonnes)

3.2         Industrial nonwovens markets by material, 2012-22 (‘$ million)

 3.3        Fibre industrial nonwoven materials market, 2012-22, by volume (‘000 tonnes)
 

3.4         Fibre industrial nonwoven materials market, 2012-22, by value ($ million)
 

3.5         Polymer industrial nonwoven materials market, 2012-22, by volume (‘000 tonnes)
 

3.6         Polymer industrial nonwoven materials market, 2012-22, by value ($ million)


4.1         Industrial nonwovens market by web forming process, 2012–22 ($ million)

4.2         Industrial nonwovens market by web forming process, 2012–22 (million m2)

4.3         Industrial nonwovens market by web forming process, 2012–22 (‘000 tonnes)

4.4         Industrial nonwovens market by drylaid web forming bonding process, 2012–22 ($ million)

4.5         Industrial nonwovens market by drylaid web forming bonding process, 2012–22 (million m2)

4.6         Industrial nonwovens market by drylaid web forming bonding process, 2012–22 (‘000 tonnes)

4.7         Industrial nonwovens market by spunlaid web forming bonding process, 2012–22 ($ million)

4.8         Industrial nonwovens market by spunlaid web forming bonding process, 2012–22 (million m2)

4.9         Industrial nonwovens market by spunlaid web forming bonding process, 2012–22 (‘000 tonnes)

4.10       Industrial nonwovens market by airlaid web forming bonding process, 2012–22 ($ million)

4.11       Industrial nonwovens market by airlaid web forming bonding process, 2012–22 (million m2)

4.12       Industrial nonwovens market by airlaid web forming bonding process, 2012–22 (‘000 tonnes)

4.13       Industrial nonwovens market by wetlaid web forming bonding process, 2012–22 ($ million)

4.14       Industrial nonwovens market by wetlaid web forming bonding process, 2012–22 (million m2)

4.15       Industrial nonwovens market by wetlaid web forming bonding process, 2012–22 (‘000 tonnes)

4.16       Industrial nonwovens market by other web forming bonding process, 2012–22 ($ million)

4.17       Industrial nonwovens market by other web forming bonding process, 2012–22 (million m2)

4.18       Industrial nonwovens market by other web forming bonding process, 2012–22 (‘000 tonnes)

5.1         Sales and volumes for nonwovens used in industrial applications, 2012-22

5.2         Sales of industrial nonwovens, 2012-22 ($ millions)

5.3         Consumption of industrial nonwovens, 2012-22 (millions m2)

5.4         Consumption of industrial nonwovens, 2012-22 (‘000 tonnes)

5.5         Global industrial nonwoven sales for abrasives, 2012-22 ($ million)

5.6         Global industrial nonwoven consumption for abrasives, 2012-22 (millions m2)

5.7         Global industrial nonwoven consumption for abrasives, 2012-22 (‘000 tonnes)

5.8         Global industrial nonwoven sales for automotive, 2012-22 ($ million)

5.9         Global industrial nonwovens consumption for automotive, 2012-22 (millions m2)

5.10       Global industrial nonwovens consumption for automotive, 2012-22 (‘000 tonnes)

5.11       Global industrial nonwoven sales for building/construction, 2012-22 ($ million)

5.12       Global industrial nonwovens consumption for building/construction, 2012-22 (millions m2)   

5.13       Global industrial nonwovens consumption for building/construction, 2012-22 (‘000 tonnes)  

5.14       Global industrial nonwoven sales for coating substrates, 2012-22 ($ million)

5.15       Global industrial nonwoven consumption for coating substrates, 2012-22 (millions m2)

5.16       Global industrial nonwoven consumption for coating substrates, 2012-22 (‘000 tonnes)    

5.17       Global industrial nonwoven sales for composites, 2012-22 ($ million)

5.18       Global industrial nonwoven consumption for composites, 2012-22 (millions m2)

5.19       Global industrial nonwoven consumption for composites, 2012-22 (‘000 tonnes)

5.20       Global industrial nonwoven sales for conveyor belts/wires, 2012-22 ($ million)

5.21       Global industrial nonwoven consumption for conveyor belts/wires, 2012-22 (millions m2)

5.22       Global industrial nonwoven consumption for conveyor belts/wires, 2012-22 (‘000 tonnes)

5.23       Global industrial nonwoven sales for electric/electronic, 2012-22 ($ million)

5.24       Global industrial nonwoven consumption for electric/electronic, 2012-22 (millions m2)    

5.25       Global industrial nonwoven consumption for electric/electronic, 2012-22 (‘000 tonnes)    

5.26       Global industrial nonwoven sales for filtration, 2012-22 ($ million)         

5.27       Global industrial nonwoven consumption for filtration, 2012-22 (millions m2)

5.28       Global industrial nonwoven consumption for filtration, 2012-22 (‘000 tonnes)

5.29       Global industrial nonwoven sales for geotextiles, 2012-22 ($ million)

5.30       Global industrial nonwoven consumption for geotextiles, 2012-22 (millions m2)

5.31       Global industrial nonwoven consumption for geotextiles, 2012-22 (‘000 tonnes)

5.32       Global industrial nonwoven sales for graphic arts, 2012-22 ($ million)

5.33       Global industrial nonwoven consumption for graphic arts, 2012-22 (millions m2)

5.34       Global industrial nonwoven consumption for graphic arts, 2012-22 (‘000 tonnes)

5.35       Global industrial nonwoven sales for industrial sorbents/mats, 2012-22 ($ million)

5.36       Global industrial nonwoven consumption for industrial sorbents/mats, 2012-22 (millions m2)

5.37       Global industrial nonwoven consumption for industrial sorbents/mats, 2012-22 (‘000 tonnes)  

5.38       Global industrial nonwoven sales for industrial wipes, 2012-22 ($ million)             

5.39       Global industrial nonwoven consumption for industrial wipes, 2012-22 (millions m2)    

5.40       Global industrial nonwoven consumption for industrial wipes, 2012-22 (‘000 tonnes)    

5.41       Global industrial nonwoven sales for insulation, 2012-22 ($ million)

5.42       Global industrial nonwoven consumption for insulation, 2012-22 (millions m2)

5.43       Global industrial nonwoven consumption for insulation, 2012-22 (‘000 tonnes)

5.44       Global industrial nonwoven sales for flame retardant fabrics, 2012-22 ($ million)

5.45       Global industrial nonwoven consumption for flame retardant fabrics, 2012-22 (millions m2)

5.46       Global industrial nonwoven consumption for flame retardant fabrics, 2012-22 (‘000 tonnes)  

5.47       Global industrial nonwoven sales for shoes/footwear, 2012-22 ($ million)

5.48       Global industrial nonwoven consumption for shoes/footwear, 2012-22 (millions m2)

5.49       Global industrial nonwoven consumption for shoes/footwear, 2012-22 (‘000 tonnes)    

5.50       Global industrial nonwoven sales for packaging, 2012-22 ($ million)

5.51       Global industrial nonwoven consumption for packaging, 2012-22 (millions m2)

5.52       Global industrial nonwoven consumption for packaging, 2012-22 (‘000 tonnes)

5.53       Global industrial nonwoven sales for protective clothing, 2012-22 ($ million)

5.54       Global industrial nonwoven consumption for protective clothing, 2012-22 (millions m2)    

5.55       Global industrial nonwoven consumption for protective clothing, 2012-22 (‘000 tonnes)    

6.1         Industrial nonwovens market by volume, value and area, 2010-20

6.2         Industrial nonwovens market by region, 2012–22 (‘000 tonnes)

6.3         Industrial nonwovens market by region, 2012–22 (million m2)

6.4         Industrial nonwovens market by region, 2012–22 ($ million)

6.5         Industrial nonwovens market by Western European country, 2012–22 (‘000 tonnes)    

6.6         Industrial nonwovens market by Western European country, 2012–22 (million m2)      

6.7         Industrial nonwovens market by Western European country, 2012–22 ($ million)

6.8         Eastern European consumption of industrial nonwovens, by country/ region, 2012–22 (‘000 tonnes)                 

6.9         Eastern European consumption of industrial nonwovens, by country/region, 2012–22 (million m2)

6.10       Eastern European consumption of industrial nonwovens, by country/region, 2012–22 ($ million)

6.11       European consumption of industrial nonwovens by end use, 2012–22 (‘000 tonnes)

6.12       European consumption of industrial nonwovens by end use, 2012–22 (million m2)

6.13       European consumption of industrial nonwovens by end use, 2012–22 ($ million)

6.14       North American consumption of industrial nonwovens, by country/region, 2012–22 (‘000 tonnes)

6.15       North American consumption of industrial nonwovens, by country/region, 2012–22 (million m2)

6.16       North American consumption of industrial nonwovens, by country/region, 2012–22 ($ million)

6.17       North American consumption of industrial nonwovens by end use, 2012–22 (‘000 tonnes)

6.18       North American consumption of industrial nonwovens by end use, 2012–22 (million m2)

6.19       North American consumption of industrial nonwovens by end use, 2012–22 ($ million)

6.20       South American consumption of industrial nonwovens, by country/region, 2012–22 (‘000 tonnes)

6.21       South American consumption of industrial nonwovens, by country/region, 2012–22 (million m2)

6.22       South American consumption of industrial nonwovens, by country/region, 2012–22 ($ million)

6.23       South American consumption of industrial nonwovens by end use, 2012–22 (‘000 tonnes)

6.24       South American consumption of industrial nonwovens by end use, 2012–22 (million m2)

6.25       South American consumption of industrial nonwovens by end use, 2012–22 ($ million)

6.26       Asian consumption of industrial nonwovens, by country/region, 2012–22 (‘000 tonnes)

6.27       Asian consumption of industrial nonwovens, by country/region, 2012–22 (million m2)

6.28       Asian consumption of industrial nonwovens, by country/region, 2012–22 ($ million)

6.29       Asian consumption of industrial nonwovens by end use, 2012–22 (‘000 tonnes)

6.30       Asian consumption of industrial nonwovens by end use, 2012–22 (million m2)

6.31       Asian consumption of industrial nonwovens by end use, 2012–22 (‘000 tonnes)

6.32       ROW consumption of industrial nonwovens by end use, 2012–22 (‘000 tonnes)

6.33       ROW consumption of industrial nonwovens by end use, 2012–22 (million m2)

6.34       ROW consumption of industrial nonwovens by end use, 2012–22 (‘000 tonnes)

7.1         Summary on industrial nonwovens sales by key company, 2017 ($ million)

List of Figures

E.1 Industrial nonwovens markets by material, 2017/2022 (‘000 tonnes)

E.2 Industrial nonwovens markets by process, 2017/2022 (‘000 tonnes)

E.3 Industrial nonwovens markets by end use, 2017/2022 ($ million)

E.4 Industrial nonwovens markets by region, 2017/2022 ($ million)

2.1 General supply chain for industrial nonwovens

3.1 Industrial nonwovens materials market share by material type in tonnes, 2017 (% market share)

3.2 Industrial nonwovens materials market share by material type in tonnes, 2022 (% market share)

4.1 Industrial nonwovens materials market share by process in tonnes, 2017 (% market share)

4.2 Industrial nonwovens materials market share by process in tonnes, 2022 (% market share)

5.1 Industrial nonwovens materials market share by end use in $ value, 2017 (% market share)

5.2 Industrial nonwovens materials market share by end use in $ value, 2022 (% market share)

6.1 Industrial nonwovens materials market share by region in $ value, 2017 (% market share)

6.2 Industrial nonwovens materials market share by region in $ value, 2022 (% market share)