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Technical Textiles Market (Mobiltech, Buildtech, Meditech, Agrotech and Others) By Technology (Thermoforming, 3-D Weaving, 3-D Knitting and Others) - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2012 - 2018

115pages
Published Date: 2013-06-24
 

Description



Innovations and product development, enhanced product properties such as strength and durability, growth and advancement of the global automotive industry are the major factors that have been driving the market for technical textiles. The major drawbacks faced by the market are higher cost of finished products affecting end user industry pricing characteristics and huge fragmentation of the existing market.

This research study provides a comprehensive analysis of the technical textiles industry on a global as well as regional level. The report identifies drivers, restraints and opportunities in the global technical textiles market and renders an extensive analysis of the industry, current trends and segmentation for a better understanding of the market structure. The report segments the technical textiles market on the basis of various technologies used in the manufacturing process, end user industry segments and key regions along with detailed segmentation and analysis within the regions.

This report by Transparency Market Research analyzes the technical textiles market from a global perspective and endeavors to portray a detailed and comprehensive collection of data and its analysis on the basis of various market parameters. The report also strives to compile together a macroscopic view of the complete demand and supply characteristics of technical textiles by providing historical data from 2009 and a forecast of market segmentation until 2018 along with detailed analyses of revenues and volumes.

Technical textiles are slightly modified, high performance textiles that are used for their special properties and functionality. With an increasing application base in various end-user industries such as healthcare, agriculture, construction, clothing, packaging, sportswear and sports equipment, automotives, environment protection and other such areas, the demand for technical textiles has increased significantly over the past few years and is expected to keep expanding over the coming years. The technical textiles market is believed to be one of the most innovative branches of industry across the world and has been reported to be among the top five technology-intensive markets with a great potential for advancement.

The most important factor governing market attractiveness is the versatility of a product and this plays a major role in the advancement of technical textiles. In many regions across the world, the market for basic textiles is believed to have reached a stage of maturity and this has in turn reflected on the technical textile market. Emerging economies such as China and India have been laying huge emphasis on adopting the latest technologies and production processes in different industry segments. The primary reason for the tremendous success of technical textiles is the potential for innovation using woven, knitted and nonwoven fabrics either individually or more importantly, as a combination with each other. 

Technical textiles are manufactured from yarn, fiber and filaments using various technologies such as thermoforming, three dimensional weaving, three dimensional knitting, nanotechnology, heat-set methods, finishing treatments, hand-made methods and others. Of these, thermoforming, three dimensional weaving and three dimensional knitting are the most widely used methods while nanotechnology has a huge scope for expansion.

Based on the end user industry where technical textiles are used, the market has been segmented into eleven categories such as Mobiltech, Indutech, Sportech, Buildtech, Hometech, Clothtech, Meditech, Agrotech, Protech, Packtech and others. These categories cover the entire range of technical textiles that are manufactured in today’s market and present a bright future with constantly improving technology and products.

Traditionally, North America and Europe have been the major markets for technical textiles in the past but in recent years, the sheer volume of demand from Asia Pacific has eclipsed the global demand for technical textiles. With better technology capabilities, ever increasing demand from different end user industries and a favorable support structure from various governments, technical textiles are expected have a huge market to cater to globally. This report provides regional analysis and splits of both technology as well as end user industries in various regions across the world.

The report also aims to provide a detailed analysis of market revenue shares of companies such as Freudenberg & Co. KG, DuPont, Kimberly-Clark Corporation, Ahlstrom Corporation and a number of other players including Fiberweb PLC, Polymer Group Inc., Companhia Providência, Johns Manville and the TWE Group.

The report also includes a detailed value chain of the market along with a Porter’s Five Forces analysis to identify market dynamics for all upstream and downstream segments thus enabling a strategy-making process for buyers of technical textiles, suppliers of raw materials, substitutes, and potential new entrants into the market based on possibility of forward or backward integration into the various business segments. The report also presents a comprehensive assessment of the stakeholder strategies, winning imperatives for them by segmenting the technical textiles market as below:

Technical textiles market: Technology analysis
  • Thermo-forming
  • Three Dimensional Weaving
  • Three Dimensional Knitting
  • Fabrics Produced Using Nanotechnology
  • Heat-set Synthetics
  • Finishing Treatments (such as Water-resistant Coatings & Holographic Laminates)
  • Hand-made elements (such as Stitch or Applique)
  • Others

Technical textiles market: End user analysis
  • Mobiltech
  • Indutech
  • Sportech
  • Buildtech
  • Hometech
  • Clothtech
  • Meditech
  • Agrotech
  • Protech
  • Packtech
  • Others (Oekotech and Geotech)

Technical textiles have also been segmented by geography and further divided by technology and end user in terms of both volumes and revenues in their respective regions.

Technical textiles market: Regional analysis
  • North America
  • Europe
  • Asia Pacific
  • Rest of the World (RoW)

Table of Contents


Table of Content

Chapter 1 Preface
1.1 Report Description
1.2 Research scope
1.3 Research methodology

Chapter 2 Executive Summary
2.1 Global technical textiles market, 2010 – 2018 (Kilo Tons) (USD Billion)

Chapter 3 Market Overview
3.1 Introduction
3.2 Value chain analysis
3.3 Market drivers
      3.3.1 Innovations and product development
      3.3.2 Enhanced product properties such as strength and durability
      3.3.3 Growth and advancement of the global automotive industry
3.4 Market restraints
      3.4.1 Higher cost of finished products affecting end user industry pricing characteristics
      3.4.2 Huge fragmentation of the existing market
3.5 Opportunities
      3.5.1 Growing importance of geotextiles around the world
      3.5.2 Increasing importance of technical textiles in China and India
3.6 Raw material analysis
      3.6.1 Natural fibres
      3.6.2 Synthetic fibers and polymers
3.7 Porter’s five force analysis
      3.7.1 Bargaining power of suppliers
      3.7.2 Bargaining power of buyers
      3.7.3 Threat of new entrants
      3.7.4 Threat from substitutes
      3.7.5 Degree of competition
3.8 Technical textiles: Market attractiveness analysis
3.9 Technical textiles: Company market share analysis

Chapter 4 Technical Textiles Market: Technology Analysis
4.1 Technical textiles market: Technology analysis
      4.1.1 Global technical textiles market volumes share, by technology, 2011 & 2018
4.2 Thermo-forming
      4.2.1 Global market for technical textiles produced using thermoforming, 2010 - 2018 (Kilo Tons) (USD Billion)
4.3 Three dimensional weaving
      4.3.1 Global market for technical textiles produced using three dimensional weaving, 2010 - 2018 (Kilo Tons) (USD Billion)
4.4 Three dimensional knitting
      4.4.1 Global market for technical textiles produced using three dimensional knitting, 2010 - 2018 (Kilo Tons) (USD Billion)
4.5 Fabrics produced using nanotechnology
      4.5.1 Global market for technical textiles produced using nanotechnology, 2010 - 2018 (Kilo Tons) (USD Billion)
4.6 Heat-set synthetics
      4.6.1 Global market for technical textiles using heat-set techniques, 2010 - 2018 (Kilo Tons) (USD Billion)
4.7 Finishing treatments (such as Water-resistant Coatings & Holographic Laminates)
      4.7.1 Global market for technical textiles using finishing treatments, 2010 - 2018 (Kilo Tons) (USD Billion)
4.8 Hand-made elements (such as Stitch or Appliqué)
      4.8.1 Global market for technical textiles using hand-made elements, 2010 - 2018 (Kilo Tons) (USD Billion)
4.9 Others
      4.9.1 Global market for technical textiles using other types of technology, 2010 - 2018 (Kilo Tons) (USD Billion)

Chapter 5 Technical Textiles Market: End User Analysis
5.1 Technical Textiles Market: End User Analysis
      5.1.1 Global technical textiles market volumes share, by end user, 2011 & 2018
5.2 Mobiltech
      5.2.1 Global Mobiltech technical textiles market, 2010 - 2018 (Kilo Tons) (USD Billion)
5.3 Indutech
      5.3.1 Global Indutech technical textiles market, 2010 - 2018 (Kilo Tons) (USD Billion)
5.4 Sportech
      5.4.1 Global Sportech technical textiles market, 2010 - 2018 (Kilo Tons) (USD Billion)
5.5 Buildtech
      5.5.1 Global Buildtech technical textiles market, 2010 - 2018 (Kilo Tons) (USD Billion)
5.6 Hometech
      5.6.1 Global Hometech technical textiles market, 2010 - 2018 (Kilo Tons) (USD Billion)
5.7 Clothtech
      5.7.1 Global Clothtech technical textiles market, 2010 - 2018 (Kilo Tons) (USD Billion)
5.8 Meditech
      5.8.1 Global Meditech technical textiles market, 2010 - 2018 (Kilo Tons) (USD Billion)
5.9 Agrotech
      5.9.1 Global Agrotech technical textiles market, 2010 - 2018 (Kilo Tons) (USD Billion)
5.10 Protech
      5.10.1 Global Protech technical textiles market, 2010 - 2018 (Kilo Tons) (USD Billion)
5.11 Packtech
      5.11.1 Global Packtech technical textiles market, 2010 - 2018 (Kilo Tons) (USD Billion)
5.12 Others (Oekotech, Geotech)
      5.12.1 Global other technical textiles market, 2010 - 2018 (Kilo Tons) (USD Billion)

Chapter 6 Technical Textiles Market: Regional Analysis
6.1 Technical Textiles Market: Regional Analysis
6.2 North America
      6.2.1 North America technical textile market volumes, by end user, 2010 – 2018 (Kilo Tons)
      6.2.2 North America technical textiles market revenues, by end user, 2010 – 2018 (USD Billion)
      6.2.3 North America technical textiles market volumes, by technology, 2010 – 2018 (Kilo Tons)
      6.2.4 North America technical textiles market revenues, by technology, 2010 – 2018 (USD Billion)
6.3 Europe
      6.3.1 Europe technical textiles market volumes, by end user, 2010 – 2018 (Kilo Tons).
      6.3.2 Europe technical textiles market revenues, by end user, 2010 – 2018 (USD Billion)
      6.3.3 Europe technical textiles market volumes, by technology, 2010 – 2018 (Kilo Tons)
      6.3.4 Europe technical textiles market revenues, by technology, 2010 – 2018 (USD Billion)
6.4 Asia Pacific
      6.4.1 Asia Pacific technical textiles market volumes, by end user, 2010 – 2018 (Kilo Tons)
      6.4.2 Asia Pacific technical textiles market revenues, by end user, 2010 – 2018 (USD Billion)
      6.4.3 Asia Pacific technical textiles market volumes, by technology, 2010 – 2018 (Kilo Tons)
      6.4.4 Asia Pacific technical textiles market revenues, by technology, 2010 – 2018 (USD Billion)
6.5 Rest of the World (RoW)
      6.5.1 RoW technical textiles market volumes, by end user, 2010 – 2018 (Kilo Tons)
      6.5.2 RoW technical textiles market revenues, by end user, 2010 – 2018 (USD Billion)
      6.5.3 RoW technical textiles market volumes, by technology, 2010 -2018 (Kilo Tons)
      6.5.4 RoW technical textiles market revenues, by technology, 2010 – 2018 (USD Billion)

Chapter 7 Company Profiles
7.1 Dow Automotive Systems.
      7.1.1 Company overview
      7.1.2 Financial overview
      7.1.3 SWOT analysis
      7.1.4 Business strategies
      7.1.5 Recent developments
7.2 E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company
      7.2.1 Company overview
      7.2.2 Financial overview
      7.2.3 SWOT analysis
      7.2.4 Business strategies
      7.2.5 Recent developments
7.3 Fiberweb PLC.
      7.3.1 Company overview
      7.3.2 Financial overview
      7.3.3 SWOT analysis
      7.3.4 Business strategies
      7.3.5 Recent developments
7.4 Johnson & Johnson.
      7.4.1 Company overview
      7.4.2 Financial overview
      7.4.3 SWOT analysis
      7.4.4 Business strategies
      7.4.5 Recent developments
7.5 Kimberley Clark Corporation.
      7.5.1 Company overview
      7.5.2 Financial overview
      7.5.3 SWOT analysis
      7.5.4 Business strategies
      7.5.5 Recent developments
7.6 Polymer Group Inc.
      7.6.1 Company overview
      7.6.2 Financial overview
      7.6.3 SWOT analysis
      7.6.4 Business strategies
      7.6.5 Recent developments
7.7 Ahlstrom Corporation
      7.7.1 Company overview
      7.7.2 Financial overview
      7.7.3 SWOT analysis
      7.7.4 Business strategy
      7.7.5 Recent developments
7.8 Procter and Gamble
      7.8.1 Company overview
      7.8.2 Financial overview
      7.8.3 SWOT analysis
      7.8.4 Business strategy
      7.8.5 Recent developments
7.9 Ontex
      7.9.1 Company overview
      7.9.2 Financial overview
      7.9.3 SWOT analysis
      7.9.4 Business strategy
      7.9.5 Recent developments
7.10 Lenzing
      7.10.1 Company overview
      7.10.2 Financial overview
      7.10.3 SWOT analysis
      7.10.4 Business strategy
      7.10.5 Recent developments
7.11 Companhia Providência
      7.11.1 Company overview
      7.11.2 Financial overview
      7.11.3 SWOT analysis
      7.11.4 Business strategy
      7.11.5 Recent developments
7.12 Alexium International
      7.12.1 Company overview
      7.12.2 Financial overview
      7.12.3 SWOT analysis
      7.12.4 Business strategy
      7.12.5 Recent developments
7.13 Precot Meridian
      7.13.1 Company overview
      7.13.2 Financial overview
      7.13.3 SWOT analysis
      7.13.4 Business strategy
      7.13.5 Recent developments
7.14 The Hindoostan Technical Fabrics Limited
      7.14.1 Company overview
      7.14.2 Financial overview
      7.14.3 SWOT analysis
      7.14.4 Business strategy
      7.14.5 Recent developments
7.15 ITOCHU PLASTICS INC
      7.15.1 Company overview
      7.15.2 Financial overview
      7.15.3 SWOT analysis
      7.15.4 Business strategy
      7.15.5 Recent developments
7.16 Southwest Nano Technologies Inc. (SWeNT)
      7.16.1 Company overview
      7.16.2 Financial overview
      7.16.3 SWOT analysis
      7.16.4 Business strategy
      7.16.5 Recent developments
7.17 Andritz Perfojet SAS
      7.17.1 Company overview
      7.17.2 Financial overview
      7.17.3 SWOT analysis
      7.17.4 Business Strategies
      7.17.5 Recent developments

List of Figures 

FIG. 1 Global technical textiles market, 2010 – 2018 (Kilo Tons) (USD Billion)
FIG. 1 Value chain analysis of global technical textiles market
FIG. 2 Global geotextiles market, 2010 - 2018 (Million Square Meters) (USD Billion)
FIG. 3 Technical textiles market: Porter’s five force analysis
FIG. 4 Technical textiles market: Market Attractiveness Analysis
FIG. 5 Technical textiles: Company market share analysis, 2011
FIG. 6 Global technical textiles market volumes share, by technology, 2011 & 2018
FIG. 7 Global market for technical textiles produced using thermoforming, 2010 - 2018 (Kilo Tons) (USD Billion)
FIG. 8 Global market for technical textiles produced using three dimensional weaving, 2010 - 2018 (Kilo Tons) (USD Billion)
FIG. 9 Global market for technical textiles produced using three dimensional knitting, 2010 - 2018 (Kilo Tons) (USD Billion)
FIG. 10 Global market for technical textiles produced using nanotechnology, 2010 - 2018 (Kilo Tons) (USD Billion)
FIG. 11 Global market for technical textiles using heat-set techniques, 2010 - 2018 (Kilo Tons) (USD Billion)
FIG. 12 Global market for technical textiles using finishing treatments, 2010 - 2018 (Kilo Tons) (USD Billion)
FIG. 13 Global market for technical textiles using hand-made elements, 2010 - 2018 (Kilo Tons) (USD Billion)
FIG. 14 Global market for technical textiles using other types of technology, 2010 - 2018 (Kilo Tons) (USD Billion)
FIG. 15 Global technical textiles market volumes share, by end user, 2011 & 2018
FIG. 16 Global Mobiltech technical textiles market, 2010 - 2018 (Kilo Tons) (USD Billion)
FIG. 17 Global Indutech technical textiles market, 2010 - 2018 (Kilo Tons) (USD Billion)
FIG. 18 Global Sportech technical textiles market, 2010 - 2018 (Kilo Tons) (USD Billion)
FIG. 19 Global Buildtech technical textiles market, 2010 - 2018 (Kilo Tons) (USD Billion)
FIG. 20 Global Hometech technical textiles market, 2010 - 2018 (Kilo Tons) (USD Billion)
FIG. 21 Global Clothtech technical textiles market, 2010 - 2018 (Kilo Tons) (USD Billion)
FIG. 22 Global Meditech technical textiles market, 2010 - 2018 (Kilo Tons) (USD Billion)
FIG. 23 Global Agrotech technical textiles market, 2010 - 2018 (Kilo Tons) (USD Billion)
FIG. 24 Global Protech technical textiles market, 2010 - 2018 (Kilo Tons) (USD Billion)
FIG. 25 Global Packtech technical textiles market, 2010 - 2018 (Kilo Tons) (USD Billion)
FIG. 26 Global other technical textiles market, 2010 - 2018 (Kilo Tons) (USD Billion)
FIG. 27 Global technical textiles market volumes share, by end user, 2011 & 2018

List of Tables

TABLE 1 Global technical textiles market snapshot
TABLE 2 Drivers for technical textiles market: Impact analysis
TABLE 3 Physical properties: comparison of regular textiles and technical textiles
TABLE 4 Global demand for automobiles, 2010 & 2011 (Million Units)
TABLE 5 Restraints for technical textiles market: Impact analysis
TABLE 6 Real GDP of China & India, 2007 – 2012 (% growth)
TABLE 7 North America technical textile market volumes, by end user, 2010 – 2018 (Kilo Tons)
TABLE 8 North America technical textiles market revenues, by end user, 2010 – 2018 (USD Billion)
TABLE 9 North America technical textiles market volumes, by technology, 2010 – 2018 (Kilo Tons)
TABLE 10 North America technical textiles market revenues, by technology, 2010 – 2018 (USD Billion)
TABLE 11 Europe technical textiles market volumes, by end user, 2010 – 2018 (Kilo Tons)
TABLE 12 Europe technical textiles market revenues, by end user, 2010 – 2018 (USD Billion)
TABLE 13 Europe technical textiles market volumes, by technology, 2010 – 2018 (Kilo Tons)
TABLE 14 Europe technical textiles market revenues, by technology, 2010 – 2018 (USD Billion)
TABLE 15 Asia Pacific technical textiles market volumes, by end user, 2010 – 2018 (Kilo Tons)
TABLE 16 Asia Pacific technical textiles market revenues, by end user, 2010 – 2018 (USD Billion)
TABLE 17 Asia Pacific technical textiles market volumes, by technology, 2010 – 2018 (Kilo Tons)
TABLE 18 Asia Pacific technical textiles market revenues, by technology, 2010 – 2018 (USD Billion)
TABLE 19 RoW technical textiles market volumes, by end user, 2010 – 2018 (Kilo Tons)
TABLE 20 RoW technical textiles market revenues, by end user, 2010 – 2018 (USD Billion)
TABLE 21 RoW technical textiles market volumes, by technology, 2010 -2018 (Kilo Tons)
TABLE 22 RoW technical textiles market revenues, by technology, 2010 – 2018 (USD Billion)

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Technical textiles are high performance textiles that are used due to their superior properties and functionality over regular textiles. The demand for these products has increased over the past few years due to the increasing application base in various end-user industries such as healthcare, agriculture, construction, clothing, packaging, sportswear and sports equipment, automotives, environmental protection and other such areas. The technical textiles market is believed to be one of the most innovative branches of industry across the world and has been reported to be among the top five technology intensive markets with a great potential for advancement. 

Innovations through research and product development, enhanced product properties such as strength, toughness, weatherability and durability along with the growth and advancement of the global automotive industry are the major factors that have been driving the market for technical textiles. The major drawbacks faced by the market are higher cost of finished products affecting end user industry pricing characteristics and huge fragmentation of the existing market. By 2018, the market is expected to generate revenues of USD 160.38 billion and is expected to exhibit a high CAGR between 2012 and 2018. 

Technical textiles are manufactured from yarn, fiber and filaments using various technologies such as thermoforming, three dimensional weaving, three dimensional knitting, nanotechnology, heat-set methods, finishing treatments, hand-made methods and others. Of these, thermoforming, three dimensional weaving and three dimensional knitting are the most widely used methods which have entered a reasonably mature stage in the market. Nanotechnology has a huge scope for expansion as there are potentially limitless opportunities in the field in terms of product development and innovation. 

Based on the end user industry where technical textiles are used, the technical textiles market has been segmented into eleven categories such as Mobiltech, Indutech, Sportech, Buildtech, Hometech, Clothtech, Meditech, Agrotech, Protech, Packtech and others. The others category include Oekotech and Geotech, of which Geotech is an important segment that could show good growth in the near future. These categories cover the entire range of technical textiles that are manufactured in today’s market and present a bright future for technical textiles with constantly improving technology and products. Consumption of technical textiles varies with end user industries in the different regions of the world.

Asia Pacific dominated the market for technical textiles and is expected to be the major market during the forecast period. North America and Europe, the traditionally strong markets due to superiority in technology have already made way for Asia Pacific as the sheer volumes of consumption have enabled the region to overcome any barriers to the growth of the technical textile market. Asia Pacific accounted for over 45% of the global technical textiles market in 2011 and is expected to hold sway over the other regions in the near future. 

Freudenberg & Co. KG, DuPont, Kimberly Clarke Corporation, Ahlstrom Corporation, Fiberweb PLC, Polymer Group Inc., Companhia Providência, Johns Manville and the TWE Group are some of the major manufacturers of technical textiles. These companies occupy approximately 70% of the total market share while other smaller companies account for the rest.

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