Global Sponge and Scouring Pads Market 2018-2022
About Sponge and Scouring Pads
Sponges and scrubbers are used specifically for cleaning jobs, such as removing stuck-on food from utensils, removing hard marks from drywall and wallpaper without chemicals or abrasives, cleaning up spills and messes, and lifting finish from floors. Some sponges and scrubbers work best with cleaning products while others are used dry.
Technavio’s analysts forecast the global sponge and scouring pads market to grow at a CAGR of 3.20% during the period 2018-2022.
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The report covers the present scenario and the growth prospects of the global sponge and scouring pads market for 2018-2022. To calculate the market size, the report presents a detailed picture of the market by way of study, synthesis, and summation of data from multiple sources.
The market is divided into the following segments based on geography:
Technavio Announces the Publication of its Research Report – Global Sponge and Scouring Pads Market 2018-2022
Technavio recognizes the following companies as the key players in the global sponge and scouring pads market: 3M, Arix, Armaly Brands, Procter & Gamble, and The Clorox Company.
Commenting on the report, an analyst from Technavio’s team said: “One trend in the market is higher adoption of eco-friendly materials in manufacturing of products. The adoption of natural and eco-friendly scouring pads and sponges is growing rapidly. These sponges and scouring pads are made of eco-friendly and green raw materials and usually named as green sponges. The adoption of natural, eco-friendly sponges and scouring pads by households and commercial end-users is growing rapidly.”
According to the report, one driver in the market is increasing demand for non-scratch scrubbing pads. The non-scratch scrubbing pads and sponges are used for cleaning non-stick cookware and utensils. The materials used for these non-scratch scrubbing pads and sponges are abrasive materials that gently clean the glass surface, cookware, or fragile crockery units. These non-scratch pads are most preferred for cleaning microwave oven, tiles, sinks, and showers. They are nowadays predominantly used in the service management and the cleaning industry for cleaning glass window panes and glass walls.
Further, the report states that one challenge in the market is threat from other local brands available in the market. The presence of local and me-too brands hinders the growth of the market by providing products at much more economical rates than global brands. This easy availability of local brands with similar packing and names would further impact the sales of products from global brands. This would further lead to reduced sales margin, market fragmentation, increased competition, and price standardization. Regional or local brands offer products that are much cost-effective compared with premium brands and almost similar or good in terms of quality and usability.
3M, Arix, Armaly Brands, Procter & Gamble, and The Clorox Company.
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