Technical Textile Market (By Manufacturing: Thermo-forming, 3D Weaving, 3D Knitting; By End Use) - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends, Revenue, Regional Outlook and Forecast 2022-2030.

Published Date : Jun 2022 | No. of Pages : 150+ Pages | Category : Advanced Materials

The global technical textile market was valued at USD 180.97 billion in 2021 and it is predicted to surpass around USD 272.5 billion by 2030 with a CAGR of 4.65% from 2022 to 2030.

Technical Textile Market Size 2021 to 2030

The technical textile product exhibits exceptional strength, durability, and superior performance, which makes them fit for several industrial applications.

Increasing concern towards agriculture and attaining high crop yield is one of the major factors fueling the growth of agro textile in the market. Several nets manufactured under agro textile including plant nets, bird protection nets, monofil nets, root ball nets, and various others are extensively used for passive protection of agricultural seeds, crops, or fruits against any external damage.

Increasing technological advancements coupled with the rising demand for high-performance and energy-efficient fabric are acting as a propelling growth factor in the market. In addition, stringent government policies regarding the use of effective personal protective equipment have driven the market growth on a positive note.

Scope of The Report

Report Coverage Details
Market Size in 2021 USD 180.97 billion
Revenue Forecast by 2030 USD 272.5 billion
Growth rate from 2022 to 2030 CAGR of 4.65%
Base Year 2021
Forecast Period 2022 to 2030
Segmentation Manufacturing, end-use, region
Companies Covered Low & Bonar PLC; Freudenberg Group; Berry Global Group, Inc.; Ahlstrom-Munksjo; Asahi Kasei Advance Corporation; Kimberly-Clark Corporation; Mitsui Chemicals, Inc.; Huntsman International LLC

 

Manufacturing Insights

The 3D weaving manufacturing technology led the market for technical textiles and accounted for more than 23.7% share of the global revenue in 2021. The demand for 3D weaving technology-based products in construction, ballistic, automotive, marine, and other application industries is driving segment growth and is expected to dominate the market during the forecast period. 3D knitting manufacturing technology is estimated to account for a volume share equivalent to 8,917.4 kilotons in 2021 as it finds application in 3D shaped dimensionality which is found in knit structures and weft knitting. Moreover, the increasing application of 3D knitting in the construction and civil engineering segment is expected to propel market growth.

Thermoforming manufacturing technology was estimated to account for USD 22.8 billion in 2021. This is attributed to the increasing application of the same in automotive, aerospace & aviation, business machines & equipment, and others. In addition, it is highly used in the medical and healthcare sector for packaging blisters and other medical equipment. Several other technologies such as nanotechnology, finishing treatments, and heat-set synthesis, among others, are used in the market to improve the overall appearance, size, and strength of the product. Moreover, increasing the use of nanotechnology in product manufacturing further improves the property of the product such as texture, durability, and color.

End-use Insights

The hometech technical textiles led the market for technical textiles and accounted revenue share of over 19.4% in 2021, owing to the escalating demand for the product from the household sector. It includes cushioning materials, furniture, floor and wall covering, fireproofing, and others. This is expected to witness a positive trend in the upcoming period with an increase in residential construction, especially in the emerging economies. Demand for indutech technical textiles is anticipated to grow at a significant rate of 5.5% over the forecast period, owing to the superior properties such as durability and strength for industrial applications. Rising demand for decatising cloth, bolting cloth, drive belts, printed circuit boards, and others in various application industries is expected to increase the demand for industrial textile during the forecast period.

Rapid increasing population in the emerging economies coupled with the rising birth rates and aging population is expected to drive the demand for hygienic and personal care medical equipment over the forecast period. This is expected to add positive growth to the medtech textile market, thereby adding significant growth to the overall technical textiles market. Other end-use segment includes agro textiles, buidtech textiles, packatech textiles, sportech textiles, among others. Increasing adoption of advanced technology in agriculture for high crop yield coupled with the increasing constructional activities for residential & commercial segments is expected to add positive growth to the agro textiles and buildtech textiles end-use segment respectively.

Regional Insights

Asia Pacific dominated the market for technical textiles and accounted for over 46.6% share of global revenue in 2021. The region is expected to dominate the market over the forecast period. The rise in demand for apparel and functional, industrial, and protective clothing is expected to boost market growth over the forecast period. The growth of the residential, commercial, and industrial sectors in China coupled with favorable government policies to support the overall textile market in India is expected to add growth prospects to the market. The direct involvement of India’s prime minister with the Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) has targeted to increase the domestic technical textile market size to USD 40 to 50 billion by the year 2024.

The product demand in Europe is led by fashion clothing and household applications and the trend is projected to continue over the forecast period. In addition, an increase in tourism, healthcare activities, and automotive is expected to add significant growth to various end-use textile segments, thereby fueling the growth of the market. In North America, the market was estimated to be 7,696.3 kilotons in terms of volume in 2021 and is expected to grow at a significant rate over the forecast period. This growth can be attributed to the rise in product demand from the construction and healthcare application industry. The rise in infrastructural development and renovation activities are further expected to fuel market growth over the forecast period.

Key Players

  • Low & Bonar PLC
  • Freudenberg Group
  • Berry Global Group, Inc.
  • Ahlstrom-Munksjo
  • Asahi Kasei Advance Corporation
  • Kimberly-Clark Corporation
  • Mitsui Chemicals, Inc.
  • Huntsman International LLC
  • Berry Global Group, Inc.
  • Toray Industries, Inc.

Market Segmentation

  • By Manufacturing Outlook
    • Thermo-forming
    • 3D Weaving
    • 3D Knitting
    • Nanotechnology
    • Heat-set Synthetics
    • Finishing Treatments
    • Hand-made Elements
    • Others
  • By End-use Outlook
    • Agro Textiles
    • Buildtech Textiles
    • Indutech Textile
    • Hometech Textile
    • Medtech Textile
    • Packtech Textile
    • Protech Textile
    • Transtech Textile
    • Sportech Textile
    • Clothtech Textile
    • Others
  • By Regional Outlook
    • North America
      • U.S.
      • Canada
      • Mexico
    • Europe
      • Germany
      • U.K.
      • France
      • Italy
      • Spain
      • Greece
    • Asia Pacific
      • China
      • India
      • Japan
    • Central & South America
      • Brazil
    • Middle East & Africa

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