Global demand for nonwovens is forecast to rise 5.4 percent annually to 11.1 million metric tons in 2019. Gains will be driven by increasing production of diapers, filters, wipes, medical disposables, and automotive components. Developing world markets will outpace more established areas.This study analyzes the 8.5 million metric ton world nonwovens industry. It presents historical demand data (2004, 2009 and 2014) and forecasts (2019 and 2024) by web formation process (spunmelt, carded, wetlaid, airlaid), application (disposables, nondisposables), and market (e.g., personal hygiene, wipes, construction, filtration, medical/surgical, motor vehicles) for six world regions and 19 major countries.The study also considers market environment factors, details industry structure, evaluates company market share, and profiles 37 industry players, including AVINTIV, Freudenberg, and Kimberly-Clark.
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