Nonwoven Fabrics Market Research Report: By Material (Rayon, Polyethylene, Polypropylene, Polyethylene Terephthalate, Wood Pulp, Bi-component, Others), By Technology (Dry-laid, Wet-laid, Spun Melt), By Function (Disposable, Durable), By Application (Hygiene, Filtration, Upholstery, Construction, Automotive, Others) - Forecast 2027

ID: VPR/CR/1159 Publishing Year: January 2022 Pages: 103 Format:   

Nonwoven Fabrics Market Overview:

Geotextiles are nonwoven fabrics that are used in road building to improve road durability. Nonwovens' low maintenance costs are projected to drive up demand in construction applications. Over the next six years, the nonwoven textiles market is predicted to develop due to a positive perspective on the global vehicle and transportation industries.

Nonwoven Fabrics are used in a vast variety of exterior and interior parts in the automobile industry due to their durability, moldability, and light weight. Furthermore, a bright outlook for the automotive industry is likely to boost nonwoven fabric growth over the projection period.

The movement in trend in the medical industry toward the adoption of safety measures while following practises is likely to have a favourable impact on the global non-woven textiles market growth. Volatile raw material prices, combined with strict regulation restrictions imposed on producers as a result of growing environmental concerns, are expected to continue to be a major issue for the Nonwoven Fabric Market.

Key Players:

  • DowDuPont (US)
  • Johns Manville. A Berkshire Hathaway Company (US)
  • KCWW (US)
  • Freudenberg & Co. KG (Germany)
  • Berry Global Inc. (US)
  • Glatfelter (US)
  • Suominen Corporation (Finland)
  • Fitesa (US)
  • TWE GmbH & Co. KG (Germany)
  • Ahlstrom-Munksj√∂ (Finland)
  • Kimberly-Clark Corporation
  • Chevron Corporation
  • Polymer Group Incorporation
  • Asahi Kasei Corporation
  • Fibertex, Mitsui
  • Fitesa, and Toray.

Market Drivers:

Medical, automotive, and personal care and cosmetics industries all demand Nonwoven Materials. Following the global pandemic of the coronavirus, the demand for surgical drapes and gowns skyrocketed. Non-woven plastic cloth is also used to make tote bags, which are extremely popular in the commercial market. The old plastic carry bags have been fully replaced by these new tote bags.


Automobile manufacturers are interested in Nonwoven Fabric. It's used to make car mats, covering materials for cars, seat covers, window frames, sun shields, and a variety of filters. The worldwide nonwoven fabric market has benefited as a result of this. Non-woven Fabric is currently utilised to replace polyurethane foams, which were previously used in building construction. Its creation has also been driven by this.

Market Segmentation:

The market for Nonwoven Fabrics is divided into four categories: technology, material, function, and application. The growth of the various segments aids you in gaining information of the many growth variables that are projected to be prevalent throughout the industry, as well as formulating distinct tactics to help discover primary application areas and differences in your target markets.

The Nonwoven Fabric Market is divided into spunlaid, drylaid, wetlaid, and others based on technology. Spunlaid is divided into three types: spunbond, spun melt spun, and meltblown. Polypropylene, polyester, polyethylene, and biocomponent fibre are among the subcategories of spunbound. Needlepunch, spunlace, thermal bonded, latex, airlaid, and carded are all types of drylaid. Thermal bounded has been subdivided into via air and others.

The Nonwoven Fabric Market is divided into polypropylene (PP), polyethylene terephthalate (PET), polyethylene (PE), rayon, wood pulp, bi-component (BICO), and other segments based on material.

The Nonwoven Fabric Market is divided into disposable and non-disposable segments based on function.

The Nonwoven Fabric Market is divided into numerous applications based on market value, volume, market potential, and niches. Construction, textile, personal care, filtration, and other applications are among the Nonwoven Fabric Market's Application Segments. Geotextile, wall wraps, and ground covers are the different types of construction. Furniture fabric, carpet, medical protective gear, and industrial protective apparel are all types of textiles. Disposable diapers, feminine care products, and adult incontinence are the three subcategories of personal care.

Regional Analysis:

The Nonwoven Fabric Market is examined, and market size and volume data are provided by country technology, material, function, and application, as said previously.

The Nonwoven Fabric Market Report covers the United States, Canada, and Mexico in North America, Germany, France, the United Kingdom, the Netherlands, Switzerland, Belgium, Russia, Italy, Spain, Turkey, and the Rest of Europe in Europe, China, Japan, India, South Korea, Singapore, Malaysia, Australia, Thailand, Indonesia, and the Philippines, and the Rest of Asia-Pacific (APAC) in Asia-Pacific (APAC), Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, and the Islamic Republic of Iran.

Due to rising disposable income, increased awareness, and a growing senior population, Asia-Pacific dominates the nonwoven fabric industry. Because of the region's increased production, North America is predicted to have the fastest growth rate.

Covid-19 Impact:

During COVID-19, the market for Nonwoven Fabrics is predicted to increase significantly. In response to the COVID-19 epidemic, Nonwoven Producers around the world are increasing their production capacity and investing in machinery to make healthcare needs. During the projected period, demand for disposable hospital supplies and nonwoven materials is expected to rise due to an increase in the number of cases worldwide and a growing demand for healthcare employees.

Lydall invested in a new fine fibre melt-blown production line in June 2020 to address increased global demand for face masks. Lydall will be able to produce high-quality fine fibre melt blown filtering media for N95, surgical, and medical face masks with this new production line, considerably increasing their supply and helping to alleviate melt blown material shortages in the United States and globally.

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