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Nonwovens in the US by Product and Market, 8th Edition

Nonwovens in the US by Product and Market, 8th Edition

US demand for nonwovens is expected to increase 3.4% per year to $8.0 billion in 2021. Continued penetration of nonwovens into many products, as well as ongoing development of nonwoven formulations, will boost demand for nonwoven materials such as spunbond and meltblown.

This report covers nonwovens demand by Product and Market, including both disposables and nondisposables markets, along with data on raw materials consumption. Data are given in dollar value, area, and weight for products; in dollar value for markets; and in dollar value and weight for raw materials.

Nonwoven products covered by the study include:
Spunmelt (including spunbond and meltblown)
Carded
Wetlaid
Airlaid

Disposables markets for nonwovens include:
Consumer markets (wipes and personal hygiene)
Filtration (air and fluid filters)
Medical

Nondisposables markets for nonwovens include:
Construction (building construction and geotextiles)
Electrical and electronics
Motor vehicles
Furnishings
Carpets & Rugs

Scope of the Report
This report covers the scope, size, and growth of the US nonwovens market including key trends in applications and market segmentation. Historical data are provided for 2006, 2011, and 2016 with forecasts for 2021, with year-by-year historical market volatility also addressed. Data are provided in dollar value, area, and weight for products, and in dollar value for market segments. Also included are data on raw materials consumption and analysis of the industry’s key players and their market shares


  • EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
    • Table Key Trends in the US Nonwovens Market
  • OVERVIEW
    • Key Findings
      • Table Key Trends in the Nonwovens Market
    • Nonwovens Demand Forecast
      • Table Nonwovens Demand, 2006 - 2021
      • Table Nonwovens Demand, 2006 - 2021
    • Historical Market Trends
      • Table Nonwovens Market, 2006 - 2021
      • Table Nonwovens Demand & GDP, 2006 -2016
    • Pricing Trends
      • Table Nonwovens Prices, 2006 - 2021
    • Competitive Materials
      • Table Nonwovens Relationships to Competitive Materials
    • Environmental & Regulatory Considerations
      • Table Nonwovens' Primary Regulatory Framework Regulation Year Description
    • Foreign Trade
      • Foreign Trade: Overview
        • Table Foreign Trade in Nonwovens, 2006 - 2021
      • Foreign Trade: Exports
      • Foreign Trade: Imports
  • MATERIALS
    • Key Findings
      • Table Key Trends in Nonwovens Materials
    • Fibers & Filaments
      • Fibers & Filaments: Overview
      • Fibers & Filaments: Demand Forecast
        • Table Fiber & Filament Consumption in Nonwovens*, 2006 - 2021
        • Table Fiber & Filament Consumption & CAGR by Fiber Type, 2016 - 2021
      • Fibers & Filaments: Polypropylene
        • Table Polypropylene Consumption in Nonwovens*, 2006 - 2021
        • Table Advantages & Disadvantages of Polypropylene Fibers & Filaments
      • Fibers & Filaments: Polyester
        • Table Polyester Consumption in Nonwovens*, 2006 - 2021
        • Table Advantages & Disadvantages of Polyester Fibers & Filaments
      • Fibers & Filaments: Polyethylene
        • Table Polyethylene Consumption in Nonwovens*, 2006 - 2021
        • Table Advantages & Disadvantages of Polyethylene Fibers & Filaments
      • Fibers & Filaments: Wood Pulp
        • Table Wood Pulp Consumption in Nonwovens*, 2006 - 2021
      • Fibers & Filaments: Rayon
        • Table Rayon Consumption in Nonwovens*, 2006 - 2021
        • Table Advantages & Disadvantages of Rayon Fibers & Filaments
      • Fibers & Filaments: Cotton
        • Table Cotton Consumption in Nonwovens*, 2006 - 2021
        • Table Advantages & Disadvantages of Cotton Fibers & Filaments
      • Fibers & Filaments: Other Fibers & Filaments
        • Table Other Natural & Synthetic Fibers & Filaments
        • Table Other Fiber & Filament Consumption in Nonwovens*, 2006 - 2021
        • Table Advantages & Disadvantages of Glass
        • Table Advantages & Disadvantages of Nylon
    • Other Materials
      • Other Materials: Overview
      • Other Materials: Demand Forecast
        • Table Other Materials Consumption in Nonwovens, 2006 - 2021
  • PRODUCTS
    • Key Findings
      • Table Key Trends in Nonwovens Products
    • Web Formation Processes
      • Web Formation Processes: Overview
      • Web Formation Processes: Demand Forecast
        • Table Nonwovens Demand by Web Formation Process, 2006 - 2021
        • Table Nonwovens Demand & CAGR by Web Formation Process, 2016 - 2021
      • Web Formation Processes: Spunmelt
        • Table Spunmelt Nonwovens Demand, 2006 - 2021
        • Table Spunmelt Materials Consumption by Weight, 2006 - 2021
        • Table Spunbonded Nonwovens Demand, 2006 - 2021
        • Table Spunbonded Nonwovens Demand & CAGR by Selected Segments, 2016 - 2021
        • Table Meltblown Nonwovens Demand, 2006 - 2021
        • Table Meltblown Nonwovens Demand & CAGR by Selected Segments, 2016 - 2021
      • Web Formation Processes: Carded
        • Table Carded Nonwovens Demand, 2006 - 2021
        • Table Carded Nonwovens Demand & CAGR by Selected Segments, 2016 - 2021
      • Web Formation Processes: Wetlaid
        • Table Wetlaid Nonwovens Demand, 2006 - 2021
        • Table Wetlaid Nonwovens Demand & CAGR by Selected Segments, 2016 - 2021
      • Web Formation Processes: Airlaid
        • Table Airlaid Nonwovens Demand, 2006 - 2021
        • Table Airlaid Nonwovens Demand & CAGR by Selected Segments, 2016 - 2021
    • Web Bonding Processes
      • Web Bonding Processes: Overview
      • Web Bonding Processes: Thermal Bonding
        • Table Key Applications for Thermally Bonded Nonwovens
      • Web Bonding Processes: Chemical Bonding
        • Table Key Applications for Chemically Bonded Nonwovens
      • Web Bonding Processes: Mechanical Bonding
        • Table Key Applications for Needlepunched Nonwovens
        • Table Key Applications for Spunlaced Nonwovens
        • Table Key Applications for Stitchbonded Nonwovens
  • DISPOSABLES MARKETS
    • Key Findings
      • Table Key Trends in Disposables Nonwovens Markets
    • Disposables Markets Outlook
      • Table Disposables Nonwovens Demand by Market & Type, 2006 - 2021
      • Table Disposables Nonwovens Demand & CAGR by Market, 2016 - 2021
    • Consumer Markets
      • Consumer Markets: Demand Forecast
        • Table Consumer Nonwovens Demand by Segment & Type, 2006 - 2021
        • Table Consumer Nonwovens Demand & CAGR by Segment, 2006 - 2021
      • Consumer Markets: Consumer Wipes
        • Table Consumer Wipes Nonwovens Demand by Application & Type, 2006 - 2021
        • Table Consumer Wipes Nonwovens Demand & CAGR by Application, 2006 - 2021
        • Table Baby Wipes Nonwovens Demand & Infant Population Growth, 2006 - 2021
        • Table Household Care Wipes Nonwovens Demand & Household Care Wipes Demand, 2006 2021
        • Table Personal Care Wipes Nonwovens Demand & Personal Care Wipes Demand, 2006 - 2021
      • Consumer Markets: Personal Hygiene Products
        • Table Personal Hygiene Nonwovens Demand by Application, 2006 - 2021
        • Table Personal Hygiene Nonwovens Demand & CAGR by Application, 2006 - 2021
        • Table Personal Hygiene Nonwovens Demand by Type, 2006 - 2021
        • Table Infant Diapers & Training Pants Nonwovens Demand, 2006 - 2021
        • Table Diapers & Training Pants Nonwovens Demand & Infant/Toddler Population Growth, 2006 2021
        • Table Adult Incontinence Products Nonwovens Demand & Senior Population Annual Growth,
        • Table Feminine Hygiene Products Nonwovens Demand & Female Population 15-44 Growth, 2006
      • Consumer Markets: Other Consumer Nonwovens
        • Table Other Consumer Nonwovens Demand by Type, 2006 - 2021
    • Filtration Markets
      • Filtration Markets: Demand Forecast
        • Table Filtration Nonwovens Demand by Segment, 2006 - 2021
        • Table Filtration Nonwovens Demand & CAGR by Segment, 2016 - 2021
      • Filtration Markets: Demand by Product Type
        • Table Filtration Nonwovens Demand by Type, 2006 - 2021
        • Table Filtration Nonwovens Demand & CAGR by Type, 2016 - 2021
      • Filtration Markets: Air Filters
        • Table Air Filter Nonwovens Demand by Application & Type, 2006 - 2021
        • Table Air Filter Nonwovens Demand & CAGR by Type, 2016 - 2021
      • Filtration Markets: Fluid Filters
        • Table Fluid Filter Nonwovens Demand by Type, 2006 - 2021
        • Table Fluid Filter Nonwovens Demand & CAGR by Type, 2016 - 2021
    • Medical Markets
      • Medical Markets: Demand Forecast
        • Table Medical Nonwovens Demand by Application & Type, 2006 - 2021
        • Table Medical Nonwovens Demand & CAGR by Application, 2016 - 2021
      • Medical Markets: Medical Gowns
      • Medical Markets: Surgical Drapes
      • Medical Markets: Healthcare Wipes
      • Medical Markets: Face Masks
      • Medical Markets: Other Disposable Medical Garments & Textiles
    • Other Disposables Markets
      • Other Disposables Markets: Demand Forecast
        • Table Other Disposables Nonwovens Demand by Application & Type, 2006 - 2021
        • Table Other Disposables Nonwovens Demand & Manufacturers' Shipments, 2006 - 2021
      • Other Disposables Markets: Industrial & Institutional Wipes
      • Other Disposables Markets: Protective Apparel
      • Other Disposables Markets: All Other Disposables
  • NONDISPOSABLES MARKETS
    • Key Findings
      • Table Key Trends in Nondisposables Nonwovens Markets
    • Nondisposables Markets Outlook
      • Table Nondisposables Nonwovens Demand by Market & Type, 2006 - 2021
      • Table Nondisposables Nonwovens Demand & CAGR by Market, 2016 - 2021
    • Construction Markets
      • Construction Markets: Demand Forecast
        • Table Construction Nonwovens Demand by Segment & Type, 2006 - 2021
        • Table Construction Nonwovens Demand & CAGR by Segment, 2016 - 2021
      • Construction Markets: Building Construction
        • Table Building Construction Nonwovens Demand by Application & Type, 2006 - 2021
        • Table Building Construction Nonwovens Demand & Building Construction Annual Growth, 2006
        • Table Roofing Nonwovens Demand & Selected Roofing Materials Demand, 2006 - 2021
        • Table House Wrap & Other Nonwovens Demand & Residential Building Construction Growth,
      • Construction Markets: Geotextiles
        • Table Geotextile Nonwovens Demand, 2006 - 2021
        • Table Geotextile Nonwovens Demand & Nonbuilding Construction Expenditures Growth, 2006 2021
    • Electrical & Electronics Markets
      • Electrical & Electronics Markets: Overview
      • Electrical & Electronics Markets: Demand Forecast
        • Table Electrical & Electronics Nonwovens Demand by Application & Type, 2006 - 2021
        • Table Electrical & Electronics Nonwovens Demand & Battery Shipments, 2006 - 2021
    • Motor Vehicles Markets
      • Motor Vehicles Markets: Overview
      • Motor Vehicles Markets: Demand Forecast
        • Table Motor Vehicle Nonwovens Demand by Type, 2006 - 2021
        • Table Motor Vehicle Nonwovens Demand & Motor Vehicle Production, 2006 - 2021
    • Furnishings Markets
      • Table Furnishings Nonwovens Demand by Application & Type, 2006 - 2021
      • Table Furnishings Nonwovens Demand & Furniture Shipments, 2006 - 2021
    • Carpets & Rugs Markets
      • Table Carpet & Rug Nonwovens Demand by Application & Type, 2006 - 2021
      • Table Carpet & Rug Nonwovens Demand & Residential Building Construction Expenditures,
    • Other Nondisposables Markets
      • Other Nondisposables Markets: Scope
      • Other Nondisposables Markets: Demand Forecast
        • Table Other Nondisposables Nonwovens Demand by Application & Type, 2006 - 2021
  • INDUSTRY STRUCTURE
    • Key Findings & Industry Composition
      • Table US Nonwovens Sales by Company, 2016
    • Market Share
      • Table US Nonwovens Market Share, 2016
      • Table US Nonwovens Market: Leading Supplier, 2016
      • Table US Nonwovens Market: Second Leading Supplier, 2016
      • Table US Nonwovens Market: Third Leading Supplier, 2016
      • Table US Nonwovens Market: Fourth Leading Supplier, 2016
      • Table US Nonwovens Market: Fifth Leading Supplier, 2016
    • Competitive Strategies
      • Competitive Strategies: Overview
      • Competitive Strategies: Product Differentiation
      • Competitive Strategies: Low Cost Leadership
      • Competitive Strategies: Market Segmentation
      • Competitive Strategies: Cooperative Agreements
    • Research & Development
    • Manufacturing
      • Manufacturing: Materials Sourcing
      • Manufacturing: Production Processes
    • Marketing
      • Marketing: Overview
      • Marketing: Industry Publications
      • Marketing: Product Samples
      • Marketing: Conferences & Trade Shows
    • Acquisitions & Divestitures
      • Table Selected Acquisitions & Divestitures
    • List of Industry Participants
  • APPENDIX
    • Scope
      • Table Study Scope: Nonwovens Markets
      • Table Relevant NAICS & SIC Codes
    • Methodology
    • Associations & Agencies
    • Related Freedonia Group Studies
    • Definitions
    • Abbreviations
      • Table Abbreviations & Acronyms Used in Study
    • Macroeconomic Assumptions
      • Economic Environment
        • Table Macroeconomic Indicators, 2006 - 2021
        • Table Annual Growth in Real GDP, 2000 - 2016, Compared to 1980 - 2005 Average
      • Manufacturing Outlook
        • Table Manufacturers' Shipments, 2006 - 2021
      • Demographic Trends
        • Table Population & Households, 2006 - 2021
        • Table Annual Population Growth, 2001 - 2016
      • Housing Stock
        • Table Housing Stock by Type, 2006 - 2021
        • Table Housing Stock by Year of Construction, 2016
      • Consumer Spending Trends
        • Table Personal Consumption Expenditures, 2006 - 2021
      • Retail Sales
        • Table Retail Sales, 2006 - 2021
      • Textiles Outlook
        • Table Textile Mill Product Shipments, 2006 - 2021
      • Healthcare Providers & Facilities
        • Table Selected Healthcare Facilities, 2006 - 2021

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