According to the Graphical Research new growth forecast report titled “Asia Pacific Polypropylene (PP) Nonwoven Fabrics Market Size By Product (Spunbonded, Staples, Melt blown, Composite), By Application (Hygiene [Baby Diapers, Feminine Hygiene, Adult Incontinence, Wipes], Industrial, Medical, Geotextiles, Furniture, Carpet, Agriculture)”, Estimated to Exceed USD 24 Billion by 2026.
The wide range of end-users in healthcare, construction, agriculture, furniture, industrial sector, increasing demand for polypropylene nonwoven fabric in these sectors, is driving the market in the Asia Pacific region. Polypropylene woven fabric provides excellent flexibility, drape ability, and tough abrasion resistance. It forms a microbial barrier against bacteria which prevents infection. Owing to, its unique feature polypropylene nonwoven fabrics are used in various medical applications such as surgical gowns, masks, bedding, tapes, and many more. Thus, these factors are propelling the market growth in the Asia- Pacific region.
Based on application, the industrial segment value over USD 1.5 billion in 2019, in terms of revenue. PP woven fabric is available in the laminated and unlaminated form, as laminated PP nonwoven fabric are used for Roofing Isolation, Waterproofing, Medical clothing, and packaging paper industry. material such as fibers, filaments, and polyethylene, and some customized used chemicals are used for lamination which protects from damage. These are used in industrial applications such as bags, polymers, chemicals, textiles, machinery, and food grain packaging. it has good chemical resistance, strong processability, and zero water adsorption.
Growing awareness regarding infections acquired from improper healthcare, high demand for surgical items in the medical sector, and a rise in women's hygiene should boost Asia Pacific market growth. Also, the demand for the durable and ecofriendly non-woven fabrics in textile, investment promotion schemes by the governments in Asia, and the growing demand for diapers drive the growth of the disposable non-woven textile. Hence, the market for technical textile will increase in the Asia-Pacific region more significantly over the coming years. This is expected to drive the textile industry in the region.
Changing consumer preferences, increasing population, rising demand for fabrics, along with home furnishing products in the Asia-Pacific region, are the major growth factors. With the rising demand for technological advances, the consumer-based innovative product portfolio will increase in the Asia-Pacific region more significantly over the coming years, which, in turn, is expected to drive the textile industry in the region. Furthermore, the rising disposable income and rising sales of female hygiene products are fueling market growth in China. Demand for sanitary protection products is on rising in the country, with growing prioritization of product innovation by the manufacturers. This will foster the market for PP non-woven fabrics.
Key players in the Asia Pacific polypropylene (PP) nonwoven fabrics market are Exxon Mobil Corporation, SABIC, Toray Industries, Inc., Fiberweb (India) Ltd., Fitesa, Mitsui Chemicals, Inc., Kimberly-Clark Corporation, Berry Global, Inc., Avgol Ltd., First Quality Nonwovens, Inc., and Fibertex Nonwovens S/A .