Nonwoven flanging market is likely to project lucrative growth opportunities in upcoming years owing to rising awareness of environment friendly fabrics along with growing application base in healthcare and textile industry.
Flanges are made of nonwoven fabric material such as polypropylene, polyethylene, rayon, polyester and other. The escalating demand for nonwoven fabric material in various industries such as healthcare, textile, automotive is one of the significant factors fuelling the demand of nonwoven flanging market.
The demand for better performing products due to proliferation of new technology in geotextile industry is propelling the nonwoven flanging market Increasing surgical operations and development of new medical facilities are prominent driving forces for this market. Nonwoven Flanging products are widely used in healthcare industry to make various products like facemasks, aprons, surgical gowns, wound dressings among others due to excellent properties such as resistance to bacteria, viral transmission, blood-borne diseases, and its biodegradable nature. The application of nonwoven flange fabrics include medical and healthcare, agriculture and horticulture, clothing, home furnishing furniture packaging, and others.
Nonwovens flange fabrics are extensively used in agro-textile in horticulture and agriculture applications. Rising demand for lightweight and durable fabrics will supplement the product demand in upcoming years. The global nonwoven flanging market is projected to witness substantial growth owing to rising investments in medical, textile and personal care sectors. The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic will lead to a sharp rise in the demand for medical protective apparel in upcoming years. However, factors such as volatility in the prices of raw material and complex supply chain model is likely to hamper the global market.
The global market can be segmented on the basis of application. Healthcare industry is anticipated to dominate the nonwoven flanging market followed by textile industry. The rising demand of nonwoven flange fabrics in healthcare is attributed to its properties such as hygienic, disposable in nature, reduces risk of viral transmission. Moreover, the growing concern and awareness about hygiene among women in developing countries shall also positively contribute to the overall market during the forecast period.
Asia Pacific is anticipated to be the largest global consumer owing to the increase in production of nonwoven flange fabrics in the region. Increasing population in emerging Asia Pacific countries such as China and India is an important driver for consumption of nonwoven flange fabrics over the forecast period The Chinese government has invested USD 8 billion in textile and apparel industry to expand its production base. Furthermore, increasing domestic demand and low labour cost in manufacturing industry are the factors that makes this region attractive for nonwoven flange fabric producers. Therefore, Asia Pacific will continue to dominate nonwoven flanging market in terms of value and volume, followed by Middle East and Africa, North America and Europe.
The prominent players in the nonwoven flanging industry include, Kimberly-Clarke, Berry Global Group, DuPont, Freudenberg, Cygnus Group, Toray Industries, Synwin, FiberWeb, Sunshine Nonwoven Fabric, TWE Group, Suominen.
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