Waterproof Breathable Textiles 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 Waterproof Breathable Textiles market size is expected to be worth around US$ 2.6 billion by 2027, according to a new report by Vision Research Reports.

The global Waterproof Breathable Textiles market size was valued at US$ 1.6 billion in 2019 and is anticipated to grow at a CAGR of 5.6% during forecast period 2020 to 2027.

Growth Factors

Increasing demand for comfortable and high-performance apparel that provides protection from environmental factors such as wind and rain is expected to propel market growth over the forecast period.

Waterproof breathable textiles are lightweight, durable, and easy to dry and care, which makes them ideal for outdoor activities. Increasing participation in activities such as camping, fishing, hiking, hunting, kayaking, and boating is expected to propel the demand for protective clothing and accessories such as raincoats, windbreakers, tents, footwear, thereby impacting the industry positively.

Technological advancements in the textile industry to produce apparel using biomimetic and smart breathable fabrics are expected to contribute to market growth. Additionally, the technological advancements in the areas of cost-effective manufacturing of waterproof breathable textiles are expected to boost the demand for these products.

Major industry participants are making considerable investments in the development of eco-friendly products to cater to the rising preference for sustainable apparel. Furthermore, rapid changes in consumer preferences in terms of fashion trends are nudging the manufacturers to strengthen their merchandising capabilities.

Report Highlights

Expanded polytetrafluoroethylene (ePTFE) segment is projected to attain 31.7% of the global waterproof breathable textiles (WBT) market by 2027 on account of its rising application in high performance winterwear and protective apparels. Furthermore, the growing popularity of winter sports such as skiing, snowboarding, and ice skating is expected to further the segment growth.

A growing emphasis on fitness and health coupled with the rising popularity of outdoor and indoor sports are generating ever increasing demand for sports apparel. Consumers are also seeking good quality at reasonable prices. As a result, the polyester-based waterproof breathable textiles segment accounted for 15.5% overall market in 2019 owing to its low-cost property.

The membrane segment is projected to witness a volume-based CAGR of 6.7% from 2020 to 2027 on account of its superior breathability and water resistance properties. The membrane-based textiles are highly efficient in maintaining the optimum body temperature thereby delivering superior comfort to the consumers.

The Coated fabric is expected to attain a 15.6% share of the global market for waterproof breathable textiles by 2027. The low cost associated with the product coupled with robust waterproofing and breathability performance is expected to propel product demand over the forecast period. Furthermore, growing product utilization in the manufacturing of rainwear is anticipated to positively impact the market for waterproof breathable textiles.

The protective clothing segment is expected to witness a CAGR of 5.01% in terms of revenue from 2020 to 2027. Growing focus on industrial safety is propelling the demand for a variety of protective apparel including industrial gowns and coats, boots, shoes, masks, and coveralls thereby positively influencing market growth over the forecast period.

The sportswear segment accounted for 55.1% share of the overall market for waterproof breathable textiles in 2019 and is projected to grow at a significant pace over the forecast period. Rising awareness pertaining to the positive benefits of various fitness activities such as yoga, aerobics, cycling, and among consumers is expected to provide a significant boost to the market growth.

Asia Pacific emerged as the largest market for waterproof breathable textiles in 2019 with 39.3% of overall revenue owing to the presence of a huge population with increasing per capita income. Additionally, the region is witnessing rapid growth in the popularity of outdoor and indoor sports is generating a huge demand for sports apparel thereby driving the demand for waterproof breathable textiles.

The sports goods segment within Europe is expected to witness a revenue-based CAGR of 5.1% over the forecast period. The region has a well-developed sporting culture with football being the most popular sport. Cricket, basketball, and rugby are also hugely popular in the region. The rising demand for the highly breathable and waterproof training gears and shoes from the outdoor sporting industry is expected favorably impact the market.

Key Players

W. L. Gore and Associates, Inc., SympaTex Technologies; Mountain Hardwear; Polartec, LLC; Marmot Mountain LLC; The North Face; Schoeller Textil AG; and Toray Industries, Inc.

Market Segmentation

  • Raw Material Outlook

    • ePTFE

    • Polyurethane

    • Polyester

    • Others

  • Fabric Outlook

    • Densely Woven

    • Membrane

    • Coated

  • Application Outlook

    • General Clothing & Accessories

    • Sports Goods

    • Protective Clothing

    • Others

  • Regional Outlook 

    • North America

      • U.S.

      • Canada

      • Mexico

    • Europe

      • U.K.

      • Germany

      • France

      • Italy

      • Spain

    • Asia Pacific

      • China

      • India

      • Japan

      • South Korea

      • Bangladesh

      • Vietnam

    • Central & South America

      • Brazil

    • Middle East & Africa

      • Saudi Arabia

      • South Africa

The Waterproof Breathable Textiles 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 Waterproof Breathable Textiles 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 Waterproof Breathable Textiles market status, future forecast, growth opportunity, key market and key players. The study objectives are to present the Waterproof Breathable Textiles market development in United States, Europe and China.

It is pertinent to consider that in a volatile global economy, we haven’t just conducted Waterproof Breathable Textiles 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 Waterproof Breathable Textiles 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 Waterproof Breathable Textiles 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 Waterproof Breathable Textiles 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 Waterproof Breathable Textiles market companies.

Regarding the analysis of the industry chain, the research of this report covers the raw materials and equipment of Waterproof Breathable Textiles 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 Waterproof Breathable Textiles 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 Waterproof Breathable Textiles 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 Waterproof Breathable Textiles 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 Waterproof Breathable Textiles 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 Waterproof Breathable Textiles market. These factors have benefited the growth of the global market for Waterproof Breathable Textiles. 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 Waterproof Breathable Textiles. 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 Waterproof Breathable Textiles 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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