The nonwoven materials market experienced a slower growth during the economic slowdown in 2008 and 2009. North America and Europe were primarily experiencing a slower growth rate, but the market has recovered and the nonwoven materials market is expected to grow at an annual rate of 8% during the forecasted period.
Nonwoven materials are used in a variety of applications such as construction, hygiene products, apparel, automotive end uses, medical dressings, wet wipes, home furnishings, filtration, and geotextiles. Nonwoven filter media are used to control pollution and maintain the purity of fluid streams. Nonwoven filter media finds application in sectors such as manufacturing, food processing, and HVAC (heating, ventilating and air conditioning).
Increasing consumer awareness about health issues is primarily driving the market of nonwoven filter media. Water purity, product safety, and air quality are some of the factors fueling the growth of the nonwoven filter media market.
North America and Europe are mature markets but are facing competition from other types of filtration media. North America is expected to have a slightly better growth as compared to Europe. Asia Pacific is the largest market across the globe and this region is expected to grow at a CAGR of 9.5% by 2015. However, growing awareness in the Asia-Pacific region and RoW is expected to support the global growth of the nonwoven filter media market.
Some of the key players in the nonwoven materials market are 3M, Delstar Technologies Inc., Donaldson Co., Dupont Nonwovens, Eagle Nonwovens, Inc., Cummins Filtration, Foss Manufacturing Co., Gordian Nonwoven Technology Co.,Hanes Companies, Inc., Honeywell International, Inc., Kimberly-Clark Corp., Norafin, Pegas Nonwovens, and Toyobo among others.
This research report analyzes this market depending on its market segments, major geographies, and current market trends. Geographies analyzed under this research report include
- North America
- Asia Pacific
- Rest of the World
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