The world nonwovens industry: part 3--ten smaller producers, September 2016
This report is the third in a series of three in which the world's top 40 producers of nonwovens are profiled. The report provides updated information and data about the activities, investments, and marketing and product strategies of Advanced Fabrics (SAAF), Hassan Group, Japan Vilene, Jofo Group, KNH, Mitsui Chemicals, Mogul, Propex Holdings, Spuntech Industries and Toyobo. The report also includes data on the size of the nonwovens market and sales achieved by these ten smaller producers of nonwovens. Globally, demand for nonwovens is forecast to grow in terms of tonnage by an average of 6.2% per annum between 2015 and 2020. In terms of process technology, the fastest growth will be in sales of spunmelt fabrics.