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We have a report that has been recently published in January 2016 and it shows information of the Polypropylene Fiber market segmented by end use application and geography.
There are many types of fibers in this world, but very few are reliable. Polypropylene fiber is one of the best fiber too have gained importance in industries, it is low in cost and showcases better performance and characteristics. There are many uses of Polypropylene Fiber, but it is mainly used in the health sector, it is used to make diapers for both babies and adults, medical applications, sanitary cover stocks, absorbent products, etc. The fiber is also used in PP staple fiber, UV absorber, concrete, face masks and paper reinforcements.
The special thing about Polypropylene is that it comprises at least 8.5% of all the textile raw materials that are produced worldwide. It is becoming increasingly popular and has become one of the most rapidly growing synthetic fibers and the fourth fastest growing synthetic fiber. According to a research in 2014, the worldwide production of Polypropylene synthetic fiber was about 6 million metric tons.
The places where Polypropylene fiber is produced in the largest quantity are North America, Western Europe and Asia-Pacific. One of the major consumer of this fiber is China and is the leading producer Polypropylene fiber.
Some companies that produce and manufacture Polypropylene synthetic fibers are Hercules Inc., Amoco Fabrics, Chemosvit, Nester, Crown Zellerbach and many more. There are reasons why this fiber is being produced in such large quantities, but one of the most common is that it is high in demand. People are using this fiber to make carpets, geotextiles and hygiene and medical products.
It is a fact the standard of living of people is growing at a faster pace, this is why the demand and value of textiles and nonwovens is increasing. As a result the demand and value of Polypropylene synthetic fibers will also increase, this is why it is being produced at a really fast pace. Aside from all this, there are also many challenges that need to be faced by the companies that are manufacturing it. The first problem is the cost of Polypropylene. Since the cost of Polypropylene is increasing the cost of the fiber will also increase.
The report is also divided by geography, North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, South America, Africa and Middle-East. With the help of which the market share of all the region is assessed and analyzed. Polypropylene synthetic fiber is here to stay now, companies are producing it at a higher rate. This is because it is high in demand and people want to use it. The only major problem that has to be faced by the companies is that the prices of polypropylene is rising, which in turn is effecting the prices and cost of the synthetic fiber. If the fiber becomes too expensive then there is a high chance that people might stop buying it. These are some things that you need to know about polypropylene synthetic fiber and the places where it is used.
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