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Global Nonwoven Fabrics Industry to 2026 – Increasing Applications in Healthcare Market Driving Growth – ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The “Nonwoven Fabrics Market – Growth, Trends, Impact of COVID-19, and Forecast (2021-2026)” report has been added to from ResearchAndMarkets.com offer.

The Nonwoven Fabrics Market was valued at USD 43,883 Million in 2020 and the market is expected to register a CAGR of over 6% during the forecast period (2021-2026).

Companies cited

  • Ahlstrom-Munksj

  • Autotech Nonwovens Pvt Ltd

  • Bay Global Inc.

  • Swan Group

  • Du Pont

  • Incorporation of Eximius

  • Fitesa

  • Freudenberg Performance Materials

  • Glatfelter

  • Global Nonwovens

  • John Manville

  • KCWW (Kimberly-Clark Corporation)

  • Paramount Tech Fab Industries

  • PFNonwovens Czech SRO

  • Suominen Society


  • TWE Group

Main market trends

Increase in demand from healthcare industry

  • Nonwoven fabric is used to make various products in the healthcare industry, such as surgical gowns, aprons, drapes, face mask components, and wound dressings. They are also used in hygiene products, such as sanitary napkins, sanitary napkins, tampons, baby diapers and napkin liners.

  • The demand for new and better products is driving the nonwovens industry. There is a large demand for nonwoven fabrics from the healthcare industry. Increase in surgeries and construction of new medical facilities are the main drivers of this market.

  • Additionally, due to the COVID-19 outbreak, there has been an astronomical increase in the demand for non-woven face masks to prevent the spread of the virus. This has led to an increase in the demand for nonwoven fabrics across the world at an exponential rate.

  • Asia-Pacific is expected to witness a significant increase in hygiene products over the forecast period, owing to the growing adoption of feminine hygiene products in countries like India and China.

Asia-Pacific will dominate the market

  • Asia-Pacific is expected to be the largest consumer globally, due to the commissioning of additional capacity, as well as an increase in nonwovens production in the region.

  • In terms of consumption and production of nonwoven fabrics, China held the largest share globally.

  • China’s textile industry is booming, with increasing investment and government support from the 13th Five-Year Plan. The country’s textile and garment manufacturers are going through a painful industrial restructuring. While the country, with huge production capacity, is still the world’s largest apparel exporter, oversupply in the country, high labor costs and rising global protectionism have all eroded its competitiveness.

  • The Chinese government envisions Xinjiang as the home of textile and garment manufacturing and has invested $8 billion. The northwest region of China is expected to become the country’s largest textile production base by 2030.

  • As the construction industry is dominated by public and private enterprises, the increase in public and private expenditure, in this regard, pushes the industry to the leading position in the world. Hong Kong housing authorities have launched several measures to revive low-cost housing construction in the country.

  • Moreover, healthcare has become one of the most important sectors in India. The country’s health expenditure as a percentage of GDP is growing rapidly, due to the government’s recent focus on improving health care. India is also one of the famous destinations for medical tourism due to its cheap and quality healthcare and it is also experiencing strong growth.

  • All the above-mentioned factors, in turn, are expected to grow the market at high rates in Asia-Pacific region, owing to the rapid growth of end-user industries.

Main topics covered:


1.1 Assumptions of the study

1.2 Scope of the study




4.1 Drivers

4.1.1 Increasing Application in Healthcare Industry

4.1.2 Increase in Demand for Electric Vehicles

4.2 Constraints

4.2.1 Impact of the COVID-19 pandemic

4.2.2 Other constraints

4.3 Industry Value Chain Analysis

4.4 Porter’s Five Forces Analysis

4.5 Technology overview

4.6 Regulatory Policy Analysis

4.7 Patent Analysis


5.1 Technology

5.2 Material

5.3 End User Industry

5.4 Geography

5.4.1 Asia-Pacific China India Japan South Korea Rest of Asia-Pacific

5.4.2 North America United States Canada Mexico

5.4.3 Europe Germany United Kingdom Italy France Rest of Europe

5.4.4 South America Brazil Argentina Rest of South America

5.4.5 Middle East and Africa Saudi Arabia South Africa Rest of the Middle East and Africa


6.1 Mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, collaborations and agreements

6.2 Market Share Analysis

6.3 Strategies Adopted by Key Players

6.4 Company Profiles


7.1 Rising Construction Activities in Asia-Pacific and USA

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