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The world nonwovens industry: part 2—20 medium sized producers, June 2017

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.


  • SUMMARY
  • INTRODUCTION
    • Table Sales by the world's top 40 roll goods producers, 2015 (US$ mn)
    • MEDIUM SIZED COMPANIES
    • GEOGRAPHICAL LOCATION
  • LOW & BONAR, NETHERLANDS
    • COMPANY STRUCTURE
    • PRODUCTS AND MARKETS
    • STRATEGY
  • GEORGIA-PACIFIC, USA
    • CORPORATE STRUCTURE
    • PRODUCTS AND MARKETS
    • TECHNOLOGY
  • LYDALL, USA
    • COMPANY STRUCTURE
    • THERMAL/ACOUSTICAL
    • PERFORMANCE MATERIALS
    • TECHNICAL NONWOVENS
    • MANUFACTURING FACILITIES AND GEOGRAPHICAL MARKETS
  • AVGOL, ISRAEL
    • MANUFACTURING FACILITIES
    • PRODUCTS AND MARKETS
  • JACOB HOLM INDUSTRIES, SWITZERLAND
    • COMPANY DEVELOPMENT
    • BUSINESS STRUCTURE
    • MANUFACTURING FACILITIES
    • PRODUCTS AND MARKETS
  • HOLLINGSWORTH & VOSE, USA
    • COMPANY STRUCTURE
    • HIGH EFFICIENCY AND SPECIALTY FILTRATION
    • ENGINEERED COMPOSITE MATERIALS (ECM) AND INDUSTRIAL SPECIALTIES
    • BATTERY SEPARATOR & ADDITIVE MATERIALS
    • ENGINE & INDUSTRIAL FILTRATION
  • SANDLER, GERMANY
    • MANUFACTURING FACILITIES
    • PRODUCTS AND MARKETS
    • PRODUCT INNOVATION
  • TORAY ADVANCED MATERIALS, SOUTH KOREA
    • OWNERSHIP
    • MANUFACTURING FACILITIES
    • PRODUCTS AND MARKETS
  • FIRST QUALITY NONWOVENS, USA
  • FIBERTEX PERSONAL CARE, DENMARK
    • OWNERSHIP
    • COMPANY STRUCTURE
    • MANUFACTURING FACILITIES, PRODUCTS AND MARKETS
  • PEGAS NONWOVENS, CZECH REPUBLIC
    • OWNERSHIP
    • MANUFACTURING FACILITIES
    • PRODUCTS AND MARKETS
  • MITSUI CHEMICALS, JAPAN
    • PRODUCTS, MARKETS AND MANUFACTURING FACILITIES
  • ASAHI KASEI, JAPAN
    • PRODUCTS AND MARKETS
  • NAN LIU ENTERPRISE, TAIWAN
    • MANUFACTURING FACILITIES
    • PRODUCTS AND MARKETS
  • GÜLSAN HOLDING, TURKEY
  • FIBERTEX NONWOVENS, DENMARK
    • MANUFACTURING FACILITIES
  • TENOWO (FORMERLY TEXTILGRUPPE HOF), GERMANY
    • PRODUCTION FACILITIES
    • PRODUCTS AND MARKETS
  • PRECISION CUSTOM COATINGS, USA
    • PRODUCTION FACILITIES
    • PRODUCTS AND MARKETS
    • EXPANSION
  • UNION INDUSTRIES, ITALY
    • MANUFACTURING FACILITIES
    • PRODUCTS AND MARKETS
  • HASSAN GROUP, TURKEY
    • COMPANY HISTORY
    • COMPANY STRUCTURE
    • ENVIRONMENTAL POLICY
    • INVESTMENTS

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