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The world nonwovens industry: part 3-ten smaller producers, August 2019

The world nonwovens industry: part 3-ten smaller producers, August 2019

This report is the third in a series of three in which the world's top 40 producers of nonwovens are profiled. The report provides updated information and data about the activities, investments, and marketing and product strategies of Dalian Ruiguang, KNH Enterprises, Mogul, Precision Custom Coatings, Shalag Nonwovens, Saudi German Nonwovens, Spuntech, Tenowo, Toyobo and Unitika. The report also provides data on the size of the nonwovens market and sales achieved by these ten smaller producers of nonwovens. Many of these producers are benefiting, or are set to benefit, from recent investments. Spuntech has added an advanced spunlacing line at its facility in Roxboro, North Carolina, USA, and Toyobo has invested in a pilot line. KNH Enterprises has added a new spunlacing line at its site in Chengdu, China, while Shalag Nonwovens has completed work on a new line at its site in Oxford, North Carolina, USA, and has recently upgraded an old calender bonding line. Dalian Ruiguang has brought on stream a carded spunlaced nonwovens line at its site in Ruiguang Industry Park in China and Mogul has invested in a new site in Turkey and in a US operation. Unitika has increased its capacity for producing spunbonded nonwovens at its facility in Thailand, and Tenowo has completed an all-encompassing investment plan.


  • SUMMARY
  • INTRODUCTION
    • Table Sales by the world's top 40 roll goods producers, 2017 (US$ mn)
    • TEN SMALLER PRODUCERS
      • Companies which have joined the list of ten smaller producers
      • Companies which have exited from the list of ten smaller producers
      • Companies which have remained in the list of ten smaller producers
  • 30 PRECISION CUSTOM COATINGS, USA
    • PRODUCTION FACILITIES
    • PRODUCTS AND MARKETS
    • EXPANSION
  • 32 TENOWO, GERMANY
    • PRODUCTION FACILITIES
    • PRODUCTS AND MARKETS
      • Interlinings
      • Industrial end uses
  • 33 SPUNTECH INDUSTRIES, ISRAEL
    • OWNERSHIP
    • PRODUCTION FACILITIES
    • PRODUCTS AND MARKETS
  • 34 KNH ENTERPRISES (FORMERLY KANG NA HSIUNG), TAIWAN
    • PRODUCTS AND MARKETS
  • 35 DALIAN RUIGUANG NONWOVEN GROUP, CHINA
    • PRODUCTS AND MARKETS
      • Spunlaced products
      • Meltblown products
  • 36 TOYOBO, JAPAN
    • POLYESTER SPUNBONDED NONWOVENS
    • NEEDLEPUNCHED NONWOVENS
  • 37 MOGUL, TURKEY
    • PRODUCTS AND MARKETS
    • INVESTMENT
  • 38 UNITIKA, JAPAN
    • PRODUCTS AND MARKETS
      • Spunlaced nonwovens
      • spunlaced nonwovens
    • PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT
    • EXPANSION
  • 39 SAUDI GERMAN NONWOVENS, SAUDI ARABIA
  • 39 SHALAG NONWOVENS, ISRAEL

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