Global Spunbond Nonwovens: COVID-19 Impact Analysis

Global Spunbond Nonwovens: COVID‑19 Impact Analysis

This Freedonia industry study analyzes the $19.3 billion global spunbond nonwovens industry. It presents historical demand data (2015-2019), an estimate for 2020 and forecast for 2024.

Regions broken out include:
US & Canada
Latin America
Europe
Asia/Pacific
Africa/Mideast

Applications include:
medical/surgical products
personal hygiene products
wipes
other applications

This report also discusses the key market for masks and respirators, including its captive and merchant market spunbond nonwoven needs.

Scope of Report:
This Freedonia industry study analyzes the $19.3 billion global spunbond nonwovens industry. It presents historical demand data (2015-2019), an estimate for 2020 and forecast for 2024 by region (US & Canada, Latin America, Europe, Asia/Pacific, Africa/Mideast), application (medical/surgical products, personal hygiene products, wipes, other applications) in value and volume terms. The total market size in volume terms is also presented back to 2000. This report also discusses the key market for masks and respirators, including its captive and merchant market spunbond nonwoven needs. Analysis of the current COVID-19 virus trends, along with the wider economic impact of the pandemic coupled with the specific effects on the spunbond industry (e.g., pricing, capacity limits, and supply chain issues) are also included. Furthermore, the study discusses the leading suppliers on the merchant market (e.g., Berry Global, DuPont, Freudenberg) and notes recent capacity expansion efforts among both manufacturers of spunbond nonwovens for the merchant market as well as those that are captive users of their spunbond production.


  • Executive Summary
  • Study Scope & Definitions
  • Historical Spunbond Nonwoven Market Trends
  • Impact of COVID-19 Pandemic:
  • Demand by Region
  • Demand by Application
  • Leading Suppliers
  • Spunbond Production Expansion & Shifts
  • Methodology

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