This report forecasts US nonwovens demand in US dollars to 2021. Total demand is segmented by product type in terms of spunmelt (spunbonded and meltblown) and carded, wetlaid, and airlaid.Sales of composite nonwovens are broken down according to their constituent web types (eg, sales of spunbond-meltblown-spunbond are reported in terms of its spunbond and meltblown contents). Demand for nonwovens used in disposables is segmented by market as follows: consumer, filtration, and medical and other disposables markets. Demand for nonwovens used in nondisposables is segmented by market as follows: construction, electrical and electronics, and motor vehicles and other.
To illustrate historical trends, total demand is provided in annual series from 2006 to 2016; the various segments are reported at five-year intervals for 2006, 2011, and 2016.