This report forecasts total world demand in 2019 for nonwovens by web formation process, market, and major world region in metric tons. Web formation process segments include: spunmelt, carded, wetlaid, and airlaid. Reported markets encompass: personal hygiene, wipes, construction, filtration, medical/surgical, and other markets. Major world regions include North America, Western Europe, Asia/Pacific, and all other regions. Demand by web formation process segment is also forecast for each major world region.
To illustrate historical trends world, web formation process, market, and regional demand (including web formation process segments) are provided for 2009 and 2014. Further, regional demand is segmented by market for 2014. Finally, world production is segmented by major world region and provided for 2009, 2014, and 2019.
Further analysis includes an Industry Structure section, which surveys the supply base and profiles the leading firms competing to serve global demand. A one-page, introductory Highlights section summarizes key findings from this 31-page report, and a Resources section lists contributing sources as well as resources available for further research.