The world nonwovens industry: part 2—20 medium sized producers, June 2017
This report is the second in a series of three in which the world's top 40 nonwovens producers are profiled. In particular, this report provides updated information and data about the activities and strategies of 20 medium sized producers, namely Asahi Kasei, Avgol, Georgia-Pacific, Fibertex Nonwovens, Fibertex Personal Care, First Quality Nonwovens, Gülsan Holding, Hassan Group, Hollingsworth & Vose, Jacob Holm Industries, Low & Bonar, Lydall, Mitsui Chemicals, Nan Liu Enterprise, Pegas Nonwovens, Precision Custom Coatings, Sandler, Toray Advanced Materials, Tenowo and Union Industries. The report also includes data on the size of the market and sales achieved by these 20 medium sized producers. 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.