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The world nonwovens industry: part 3 - ten smaller producers, September 2016

The world nonwovens industry: part 3--ten smaller producers, September 2016

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 Advanced Fabrics (SAAF), Hassan Group, Japan Vilene, Jofo Group, KNH, Mitsui Chemicals, Mogul, Propex Holdings, Spuntech Industries and Toyobo. The report also includes data on the size of the nonwovens market and sales achieved by these ten smaller producers of nonwovens. 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, 2014 (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
  • HASSAN GROUP, TURKEY
    • Company history
    • Company structure
    • Environmental policy
    • Investments
  • JAPAN VILENE, JAPAN
    • Investments and joint ventures
    • New technology
    • Products and markets
    • Automotive Materials Business
    • Industrial Materials Business
    • Strategies for future growth
  • MITSUI CHEMICALS, JAPAN
    • Products, markets and manufacturing facilities
  • JOFO GROUP, CHINA
    • Jofo (Weifang) Nonwovens Company
    • Shandong Jofo Nonwoven Company
  • KNH (FORMERLY KANG NA HSIUNG), TAIWAN
    • Products and markets
  • SPUNTECH INDUSTRIES, ISRAEL
    • Ownership
    • Production facilities
    • Products and markets
  • PROPEX HOLDINGS, USA
    • Products and markets
    • Carpet backing
    • Geotextiles
    • Home furnishings
    • Roofing
    • Expansion and consolidation
  • MOGUL, TURKEY
    • Products and markets
    • Investment
  • TOYOBO, JAPAN
    • Polyester spunbonded nonwovens
    • Needlepunched nonwovens
  • ADVANCED FABRICS (SAAF), SAUDI ARABIA

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