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The world nonwovens industry: part 2—20 medium sized producers, part 2 of 3, 2014-15

The world nonwovens industry: part 2—20 medium sized producers, part 2 of 3, 2014-15

Global demand for nonwovens is forecast to grow by an average of 5.4% per annum between 2012 and 2017 but growth will be faster in developing countries. In terms of process technology, the fastest growth will be in sales of spunmelt fabrics. 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, CECEP Costin New Materials Group, Companhia Providência, Dalian Ruiguang Nonwoven Group, Fibertex Nonwovens, Fibertex Personal Care, First Quality Nonwovens, Georgia-Pacific, Gülsan Holding, Hollingsworth & Vose, Jacob Holm Industries, Japan Vilene, Lydall, Mitsui Chemicals, Pegas Nonwovens, Sandler, Toray Advanced Materials, TWE Group and Union Industries. The report also includes data on the size of the market and sales achieved by these 20 medium sized producers of nonwovens.


  • SUMMARY
  • INTRODUCTION
    • Table Sales by the world's top 40 nonwoven roll goods producersa, 2013 (US$ mn)
    • Medium sized companies
    • Companies which entered the list of 20 medium sized producers
    • Companies which exited from the list of 20 medium sized producers
    • Companies which remained among the 20 medium sized producers
    • Geographical location
  • TWE GROUP, GERMANY
    • Company structure
    • Products and markets
  • COMPANHIA PROVIDÊNCIA, BRAZIL
    • Ownership
    • Manufacturing facilities
  • GEORGIA-PACIFIC, USA
    • Corporate structure
    • Products and markets
    • Technology
  • SANDLER, GERMANY
    • Manufacturing facilities
    • Products and markets
    • Product innovation
  • AVGOL, ISRAEL
    • Manufacturing facilities
    • USA
    • China
    • Russia
    • Products and markets
  • HOLLINGSWORTH & VOSE, USA
    • High Efficiency and Specialty Filtration
    • Engineered Composite Materials (ECM) and Industrial Specialties
    • Battery Separator & Additive Materials
    • Engine & Industrial Filtration
  • FIRST QUALITY NONWOVENS, USA
  • TORAY ADVANCED MATERIALS, SOUTH KOREA
    • Ownership
    • Manufacturing facilities
      • South Korea
    • China
    • Indonesia
    • Products and markets
  • PEGAS NONWOVENS, CZECH REPUBLIC
    • Investment
    • Manufacturing facilities
    • Products and markets
  • FIBERTEX PERSONAL CARE, DENMARK
    • Ownership
    • Company structure
    • Manufacturing facilities, products and markets
  • LYDALL, USA
    • Company structure
    • Thermal/Acoustical
    • Automotive
    • Industrial
    • Performance Materials
    • Industrial Filtration
    • Geographical markets
  • JAPAN VILENE, JAPAN
    • Investments and joint ventures
    • New technology
    • Products and markets
    • Automotive Materials Business
    • Industrial Materials Business
    • Strategies for future growth
  • ASAHI KASEI, JAPAN
    • Products and markets
  • CECEP COSTIN NEW MATERIALS GROUP, HONG KONG
  • MITSUI CHEMICALS, JAPAN
    • Products, markets and manufacturing facilities
  • UNION INDUSTRIES, ITALY
  • GÜLSAN HOLDING, TURKEY
  • DALIAN RUIGUANG NONWOVEN GROUP, CHINA
    • Manufacturing facilities
    • Products and markets
      • Spunlaced products
    • Meltblown products
  • JACOB HOLM INDUSTRIES, SWITZERLAND
    • Company development
    • Business structure
    • Manufacturing facilities
    • Products and markets
  • FIBERTEX NONWOVENS, DENMARK
    • Manufacturing facilities
    • Czech Republic
    • Denmark
    • France
    • South Africa
    • USA

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