Spunbond Nonwoven Market Size, Share, Trends, Growth, Production, Consumption, Revenue, Company Analysis and Forecast 2020-2027

Published Date : Dec 2020 | No. of Pages : 250 Pages | Category : Chemical and Material

The global Spunbond Nonwoven market size is expected to be worth around US$ 22.83 billion by 2027, according to a new report by Vision Research Reports.

The global Spunbond Nonwoven market size was valued at US$ 13.87 billion in 2019 and is anticipated to grow at a CAGR of 6.3% during forecast period 2020 to 2027.

Growth Factors

Growing demand from personal hygiene industry, owing to the increase in use of baby diapers  and sanitary napkins, and adult incontinence products is expected to drive the market growth.

A large number of companies are integrated vertically across the value chain. Most of the companies adopt forward integration where they can engage in the product manufacturing and distribution. As a result, companies integrated into the value chain can offer their products at a comparatively lower price, which results in increase in their sales. This eventually contributes to increase in company’s profit margin.

The market is greatly dependent upon the dynamic of raw material demand and supply. Although all types of polymers are used for manufacturing of spunbond nonwovens, polymers such as polypropylene, polyester, and polyamides are more commonly used for spunbond process due to its high molecular weight and high molecular distribution.

The industry exhibits large number of established players controlling significant market share. However, increased influence of Chinese players is expected to increase the market competition. The key players put a high emphasize on using sustainable raw materials in order to bid an environmental friendly image to its clients.

Report Highlights

Polypropylene contributed the largest market share in 2019 and accounted for 58.02% in terms of revenue in 2019. The demand for polypropylene spunbond nonwovens is driven by its increasing use in baby diapers, sanitary napkins, and adult incontinence products owing to the burgeoning birth rate, increasing aging population, and increased awareness about menstrual hygiene in developing countries.

Polyethylene-based spunbond nonwovens are estimated to account for 524.1 kilotons in 2019, as it exhibits outstanding physical characteristics that are considered safe and useful for number of applications. Polyethylene is becoming increasingly important raw material for spunbond nonwovens due to its low melting point for processing and softer feel in nonwoven products.

Disposable spunbond nonwovens accounted for the largest market share of over 65.01% in terms of revenue and are expected to reach USD 16.3 billion by 2027, on account of its use in diverse applications, ranging from personal hygiene products such as diapers, sanitary napkins, medical products such as surgical gowns and masks, drapes, bandages, wipes, towels, bibs, and consumer products.

Durable spunbond nonwovens are expected to witness a revenue-based CAGR of 5.6% from 2020 to 2027, which can be attributed to its enhanced properties like lighter weight, more breathable, and superior tear as compared to traditional material. These are used in wide range of applications, including household products and home furnishings, geotextiles, roofing products, insulation and packaging materials.

Personal care and hygiene held the largest revenue share of over 55.01% in 2019 and is expected to witness the fastest CAGR, owing to the due burgeoning demand for baby diapers, feminine care products, and adult incontinence products. The demand is increasing owing to the high birth rate, increasing awareness about menstrual hygiene, and increasing aging population.

Demand for spunbond nonwovens for geotextiles is expected to expand at a significant CAGR of 7.01% in terms of revenue over the projected period, owing to the superior properties and cost savings. Increasing number of infrastructure projects in emerging economies have boosted the use of geotextiles, which is consequently driving the market growth.

The market in North America held the largest revenue share of around 20.01% in 2019, and is expected to expand at a significant CAGR over the forecast period. This growth can be attributed to rise in product demand for diapers and feminine care products. Rise in use of adult continence products due to increasing geriatric population has a positive impact on industry growth.

Asia Pacific is expected to witness fastest CAGR of 7.4% over the forecast period, owing to high birth rate in China and India, as well as high geriatric population in Japan. In addition, the region is expected to witness high product demand production of automotive interior materials.

Key Players

  • Freudenberg Group

  • DuPont

  • Ahlstrom-Munksjo Oyj

  • Kimberly-Clark Corporation

  • Berry Global Group, Inc.


  • Johns Manville Corporation

  • Toray Industries

  • Indorama Ventures

  • Pegas Nonwovens S.A.

  • Akitieselskabet Schouw & Co.

  • Asahi Kasai Corporation

  • Mitsui Chemicals

Market Segmentation

  • Material Outlook

    • Polypropylene

    • Polyester

    • Polyethylene

    • Others

  • Product Outlook 

    • Disposable

    • Durable

  • Application Outlook 

    • Personal Care & Hygiene

    • Medical & Healthcare

    • Geotextiles

    • Others

  • Regional Outlook 

    • North America

      • The U.S.

      • Canada

      • Mexico

    • Europe

      • Germany

      • The U.K.

      • France

      • Italy

      • Spain

    • Asia Pacific

      • China

      • India

      • Japan

    • Central & South America

      • Brazil

    • Middle East & Africa

The Spunbond Nonwoven market research report covers definition, classification, product classification, product application, development trend, product technology, competitive landscape, industrial chain structure, industry overview, national policy and planning analysis of the industry, the latest dynamic analysis, etc., and also includes major. The study includes drivers and restraints of the global market. It covers the impact of these drivers and restraints on the demand during the forecast period. The report also highlights opportunities in the market at the global level.

The report provides size (in terms of volume and value) of Spunbond Nonwoven market for the base year 2019 and the forecast between 2020 and 2027. Market numbers have been estimated based on form and application. Market size and forecast for each application segment have been provided for the global and regional market.

This report focuses on the global Spunbond Nonwoven market status, future forecast, growth opportunity, key market and key players. The study objectives are to present the Spunbond Nonwoven market development in United States, Europe and China.

It is pertinent to consider that in a volatile global economy, we haven’t just conducted Spunbond Nonwoven market forecasts in terms of CAGR, but also studied the market based on key parameters, including Year-on-Year (Y-o-Y) growth, to comprehend the certainty of the market and to find and present the lucrative opportunities in market.

In terms of production side, this report researches the Spunbond Nonwoven capacity, production, value, ex-factory price, growth rate, market share for major manufacturers, regions (or countries) and type.

In terms of consumption side, this report focuses on the consumption of Spunbond Nonwoven by regions (countries) and application.

Buyers of the report will have access to verified market figures, including global market size in terms of revenue and volume. As part of production analysis, the authors of the report have provided reliable estimations and calculations for global revenue and volume by Type segment of the global Spunbond Nonwoven market. These figures have been provided in terms of both revenue and volume for the period 2016 to 2027. Additionally, the report provides accurate figures for production by region in terms of revenue as well as volume for the same period. The report also includes production capacity statistics for the same period.

With regard to production bases and technologies, the research in this report covers the production time, base distribution, technical parameters, research and development trends, technology sources, and sources of raw materials of major Spunbond Nonwoven market companies.

Regarding the analysis of the industry chain, the research of this report covers the raw materials and equipment of Spunbond Nonwoven market upstream, downstream customers, marketing channels, industry development trends and investment strategy recommendations. The more specific analysis also includes the main application areas of market and consumption, major regions and Consumption, major Chinese producers, distributors, raw material suppliers, equipment providers and their contact information, industry chain relationship analysis.

The research in this report also includes product parameters, production process, cost structure, and data information classified by region, technology and application. Finally, the paper model new project SWOT analysis and investment feasibility study of the case model.

Overall, this is an in-depth research report specifically for the Spunbond Nonwoven industry. The research center uses an objective and fair way to conduct an in-depth analysis of the development trend of the industry, providing support and evidence for customer competition analysis, development planning, and investment decision-making. In the course of operation, the project has received support and assistance from technicians and marketing personnel in various links of the industry chain.

The Spunbond Nonwoven market competitive landscape provides details by competitor. Details included are company overview, company financials, revenue generated, market potential, investment in research and development, new market initiatives, global presence, production sites and facilities, production capacities, company strengths and weaknesses, product launch, product width and breadth, application dominance. The above data points provided are only related to the companies’ focus related to Spunbond Nonwoven market.

Prominent players in the market are predicted to face tough competition from the new entrants. However, some of the key players are targeting to acquire the startup companies in order to maintain their dominance in the global market. For a detailed analysis of key companies, their strengths, weaknesses, threats, and opportunities are measured in the report by using industry-standard tools such as the SWOT analysis. Regional coverage of key companies is covered in the report to measure their dominance. Key manufacturers of Spunbond Nonwoven market are focusing on introducing new products to meet the needs of the patrons. The feasibility of new products is also measured by using industry-standard tools.

Key companies are increasing their investments in research and development activities for the discovery of new products. There has also been a rise in the government funding for the introduction of new Spunbond Nonwoven market. These factors have benefited the growth of the global market for Spunbond Nonwoven. Going forward, key companies are predicted to benefit from the new product launches and the adoption of technological advancements. Technical advancements have benefited many industries and the global industry is not an exception.

New product launches and the expansion of already existing business are predicted to benefit the key players in maintaining their dominance in the global market for Spunbond Nonwoven. The global market is segmented on the basis of region, application, en-users and product type. Based on region, the market is divided into North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America and Middle East and Africa (MEA).

In this study, the years considered to estimate the market size of Spunbond Nonwoven are as follows:

  • Historic Year: 2016-2019
  • Base Year: 2020
  • Forecast Year 2020 to 2027

Reasons to Purchase this Report:

- Market segmentation analysis including qualitative and quantitative research incorporating the impact of economic and policy aspects
- Regional and country level analysis integrating the demand and supply forces that are influencing the growth of the market.
- Market value USD Million and volume Units Million data for each segment and sub-segment
- Competitive landscape involving the market share of major players, along with the new projects and strategies adopted by players in the past five years
- Comprehensive company profiles covering the product offerings, key financial information, recent developments, SWOT analysis, and strategies employed by the major market players

Research Methodology:

In-depth interviews and discussions were conducted with several key market participants and opinion leaders to compile the research report.

This research study involved the extensive usage of both primary and secondary data sources. The research process involved the study of various factors affecting the industry, including the government policy, market environment, competitive landscape, historical data, present trends in the market, technological innovation, upcoming technologies and the technical progress in related industry, and market risks, opportunities, market barriers and challenges. The following illustrative figure shows the market research methodology applied in this report.

Market Size Estimation

Top-down and bottom-up approaches are used to estimate and validate the global market size for company, regional division, product type and application (end users).

The market estimations in this report are based on the selling price (excluding any discounts provided by the manufacturer, distributor, wholesaler or traders). Market share analysis, assigned to each of the segments and regions are achieved through product utilization rate and average selling price.

Major manufacturers & their revenues, percentage splits, market shares, growth rates and breakdowns of the product markets are determined through secondary sources and verified through the primary sources.

All possible factors that influence the markets included in this research study have been accounted for, viewed in extensive detail, verified through primary research, and analyzed to get the final quantitative and qualitative data. The market size for top-level markets and sub-segments is normalized, and the effect of inflation, economic downturns, and regulatory & policy changes or others factors are accounted for in the market forecast. This data is combined and added with detailed inputs and analysis from Vision Research Reports and presented in this report.

Market Breakdown and Data Triangulation

After complete market engineering with calculations for market statistics; market size estimations; market forecasting; market breakdown; and data triangulation. Extensive primary research was conducted to gather information and verify and validate the critical numbers arrived at. In the complete market engineering process, both top-down and bottom-up approaches were extensively used, along with several data triangulation methods, to perform market estimation and market forecasting for the overall market segments and sub-segments listed in this report.

Secondary Sources

Secondary Sources occupies approximately 25% of data sources, such as press releases, annual reports, Non-Profit organizations, industry associations, governmental agencies and customs data, and so on. This research study includes secondary sources; directories; databases such as Bloomberg Business, Wind Info, Hoovers, Factiva (Dow Jones & Company), TRADING ECONOMICS, and avention; Investing News Network; statista; Federal Reserve Economic Data; annual reports; investor presentations; and SEC filings of companies.

Primary Sources

 In the primary research process, various sources from both the supply and demand sides were interviewed to obtain qualitative and quantitative information for this report. The primary sources from the supply side include product manufacturers (and their competitors), opinion leaders, industry experts, research institutions, distributors, dealer and traders, as well as the raw materials suppliers and producers, etc.

The primary sources from the demand side include industry experts such as business leaders, marketing and sales directors, technology and innovation directors, supply chain executive, end users (product buyers), and related key executives from various key companies and organizations operating in the global market.

The study objectives of this report are:

  • To analyze and study the global market capacity, production, value, consumption, status (2016-2019) and forecast (2020-2027);
  • Focuses on the key manufacturers, to study the capacity, production, value, market share and development plans in future.
  • Comprehensive company profiles covering the product offerings, key financial information, recent developments, SWOT analysis, and strategies employed by the major market players
  • To define, describe and forecast the market by type, application and region.
  • To analyze the global and key regions market potential and advantage, opportunity and challenge, restraints and risks.
  • To identify significant trends and factors driving or inhibiting the market growth.
  • To analyze the opportunities in the market for stakeholders by identifying the high growth segments.
  • To strategically analyze each submarket with respect to individual growth trend and their contribution to the market
  • To analyze competitive developments such as expansions, agreements, new product launches, and acquisitions in the market
  • To strategically profile the key players and comprehensively analyze their growth strategies.

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