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PET Spunbond Nonwoven Market size to reach $6.9 billion by 2027

  • Published Date: January 7, 2022

According to a new research study published by Global Market Insights, Inc., the PET Spunbond Nonwoven Market size is expected to reach USD 6.9 billion by 2027 due to its wide applications in various personal care & hygiene applications.

PET spunbond nonwovens are heavily used as geotextiles to improve soil stability, provide aid in drainage, or erosion control. Earlier geotextiles were made up of natural fibers or vegetation that were directly mixed with the soil. However, modern technology has rendered it possible to manufacture geotextiles from synthetic materials such as polyester, polypropylene, polyamides, and polyethylene. The special properties of PET spunbond, including heat stability, permeability, tensile strength, resilience, and resistance to the electric current, make it suitable for civil construction. Moreover, PET spunbond observe a considerable demand in disposable protective clothing due to their high-strength continuous filaments.

PET spunbond is used in various textiles products applications such as automotive seating, carpeting, airbags, safety belts, hose reinforcement, composite reinforcement for automobiles, engine & wing components, and civil & military aircraft bodies. Furthermore, although the basic functions remain unchanged, advanced processing technology along with regulatory requirements and increasing users has altered the traditional textiles, making them multifunctional & complex.

Growth in the food & beverage industry will spur the product demand

The food & beverage industry accounts will witness around 7% CAGR through 2027 owing to its use in product packaging. They can be utilized as absorbing pads to maintain the color, odor, and texture of various food products, such as meat, fish, and fruit, among others. The spunbond traps the liquid and moisture inside the pads, preventing the bacterial growth, thereby allowing the packaged item to reach its expiry date while offering freshness, better color, odor, and appearance.

Browse key industry insights spread across 150 pages with 154 market data tables & 32 figures & charts from the report, “PET Spunbond Nonwoven Market By Type (Disposable, Durable), By Application (Personal Care & Hygiene, Medical & Healthcare, Textile & Clothing, Food & Beverage, Packaging, Agriculture, Others), Industry Analysis Report, Regional Outlook, Application, Growth Potential, Price Trends, Competitive Market Share & Forecast, 2021 – 2027”, in detail along with the table of contents:

The packaging segment will witness over 8.5% CAGR through 2027. Packaging grade PET spunbond is produced from both new & recycled PET chips through melt spinning, high-speed drafting, cooling, and crystallization. This grade of PET spunbond possesses high strength and resistance to abrasion, temperature, and aging; therefore, it is extensively used in various kinds of packaging and filtration applications. The general packaging applications of PET spunbond materials include roll goods, bags, sheeting, extrusion coated, laminations, tubing, sorbents packaging, desiccant packaging, files box, gift box, express envelopes, mailing envelopes, book covers, and courier bags, among others.

The durable PET spunbond nonwoven industry is expected to grow at a CAGR of 7.5% over the forecast timespan, since it is extensively used in a wide range of industries including agriculture, automotive, construction, food, medical & healthcare, furniture, and other industries. A significant demand for nonwovens is generated from the healthcare sector, where they are utilized in medical apparels, hospital furnishing, packaging, and others. The product demand is also expected to be steady from the agriculture sector as the adoption of modern farming practices to protect plants from weather and fungi is growing across the globe.

Europe PET spunbond nonwoven market will generate over USD 1.5 billion by 2027. This is due to the substantial size of end-user industries in the region including construction, automotive, textile, and others. Construction is a fundamental sector of the European economy, consisting of a large network of private & public companies, employing millions of people and providing goods & services to citizens & businesses in the EU and its trading partners.

With the increasing problems of congestion and greenhouse gas emissions, research & development activities are carried out to develop ways for sustainable transport systems, stimulating the use of advanced textiles in the vehicles for weight reduction without compromising the performance; therefore, creating a positive future outlook.

Some of the major manufacturers in the global PET spunbond nonwoven industry are Kolon Industries, Inc., Unitika Ltd., Avintiv, Inc., Toray Industries, Inc., Johns Manville Corporation, Freudenberg Performance Materials Holding SE & Co. KG, Asahi Kasei Corporation, and Toyobo Co., Ltd.

Authors: Kiran Pulidindi, Akshay Prakash