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Nonwoven Flanging Market size is likely to project lucrative growth opportunities between 2023 and 2032 owing to rising awareness of environment-friendly fabrics and the widening application spectrum in the healthcare and textile industry. Flanges are made of nonwoven fabric materials such as polypropylene, polyethylene, rayon, polyester, and others. The escalating demand for nonwoven fabric material in various industries such as healthcare, textile, and automotive is one of the significant factors fueling the nonwoven flanging sales through 2032.
Nonwoven Flanging products are widely used in the healthcare industry to manufacture various products ranging from facemasks, aprons, surgical gowns, and wound dressings. These are biodegradable in nature and depict excellent properties, such as resistance to bacteria, viral transmission, and blood-borne diseases. The applications of nonwoven flange fabrics include medical and healthcare, agriculture and horticulture, clothing, home furnishing, furniture packaging, and others.
The ongoing tension between Russia and Ukraine has caused several disruptions in the industry value chain, resulting in the sharpening of commodity prices, scarcity of raw materials, and the subsequent closure of major manufacturing facilities. This, alongside a number of international companies declaring their exodus and halting their business operations in Russia, may further hamper industry growth during the study timeframe.
In contrast, the demand for better-performing products backed by the proliferation of new technology in the geotextile industry is propelling the nonwoven flanging market. Increasing surgical operations and the development of new medical facilities will also act as prominent driving forces for this market.
Nonwoven 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 increasing fun allocations across the medical, textile, and personal care sectors. The COVID-19 pandemic led to a sharp rise in the demand for medical protective apparel in the last two years. However, factors such as volatility in the prices of raw materials and complex supply chain models are likely to hamper the global market.
The nonwoven flanging industry from healthcare applications is estimated to amass sizeable revenues by 2032. The rising demand for nonwoven flange fabrics in healthcare is attributed to their properties, such as being hygienic and disposable in nature, and their ability to reduce the risk of viral transmission. Moreover, the growing concerns and awareness about hygiene among women in developing countries will also positively contribute to the overall Nonwoven flanging market during the forecast period.
Asia Pacific is anticipated to be a prominent global consumer owing to the increase in the production of nonwoven flange fabrics in the region. The increasing population in Asia Pacific countries such as China and India is a crucial driver boosting the consumption of nonwoven flange fabrics during 2023-2032. Furthermore, increasing domestic demand and low labor costs in the manufacturing industry are the factors that make this region attractive for nonwoven flange fabric producers. Therefore, Asia Pacific will continue to dominate the nonwoven flanging market in terms of value and volume, followed by the Middle East & 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.