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Healthcare Fabrics Market by Raw Material, Fabric Type, Application, Region - Global Forecast to 2022

Healthcare Fabrics Market: Global Forecast until 2022

  • August 2017
  • 156 pages
  • ID: 5091909
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The healthcare fabrics market is estimated to rise at a compound annual growth rate of 6.40 percent during the forecast period between 2017 and 2022

The healthcare fabrics market is forecasted to reach ~$12.9B by 2022, at a compound annual growth rate of 6.40 percent between 2017 and 2022. The rise of the healthcare fabrics market is primarily due to the growing consumer awareness regarding hygiene products along the improved quality of healthcare fabrics. Factors restraining the increase of the healthcare fabrics market are the requirement of high investments in Research and development and availability of alternative products. Additionally, the lack of awareness concerning personal hygiene in emerging countries including India, Indonesia (ID), Peru, Brazil (BR), Colombia (CO), Iran, and South Africa (ZA) is anticipated to hamper the rise of the healthcare fabrics market during the outlook period. The availability of menstrual cups as an alternative to sanitary napkins is anticipated to restrain the increase of the healthcare fabrics market during the estimate period.

Amongst raw materials, the polypropylene segment is estimated to result the healthcare fabrics market in 2017

Amongst raw materials, the polypropylene segment is estimated to result the healthcare fabrics market in 2017, and is expected to continue to lead during the outlook period due to the high demand for use in hygiene products. Polypropylene is used in the top sheet of hygiene products, hence the increasing consumption of sanitary napkins and baby diapers is anticipated to fuel the market demand for polypropylene during the estimate period.

Amongst fabric type, the non-woven segment is forecasted to dominate the healthcare fabrics market during the outlook period

Non-woven fabrics are used in several hygiene products ranging from baby diapers, to adult incontinence products. Non-woven fabrics are used as alternatives to traditional textiles due to their excellent absorption properties, softness, smoothness, strength, comfort and fit, stretchability, and profitability. These have different advantages over woven and knitted fabrics and hence are anticipated to register the maximum growth rate during the estimate period.

The Asia Pacific healthcare fabrics market is expected to grow at the highest compound annual growth rate (CAGR) between 2017 and 2022

The Asia Pacific area is the biggest market for healthcare fabrics across the world. The growing disposable incomes of the middle-class populations in the Asia Pacific area are an attractive market for healthcare fabrics. The industry demand for healthcare fabrics is anticipated to growth during the outlook period owing to improving standards of living, rised focus towards the use of personal hygiene products, and increasing populations.

Breakdown of profiles of primary Q&A for the market research

• By Company category - Tier 1 - 30.0 percent, Tier 2 - 43.0 percent, and Tier 3 - 27.0 percent

• By Description - C-suite - 23.0 percent, D-level - 37.0 percent, and Others - 40.0 percent

• By Area - North America (NA) - 37.0 percent, EU - 23.0 percent, Asia Pacific (APAC) - 26.0 percent, and rest of the world - 14.0 percent

Some of the top firms decribed in this business report are Designtex, Maharam Fabrics Corporation, Knoll, Incorporated, Brentano Inc., Arc-Com, Kimberly-Clark Corporation, Paramount Tech Fab Sectors, Advanced Fabrics, Avgol Industries 1953 Ltd., and Architex International, among others.

Segment Research

The healthcare fabrics market has been split on the basis of raw material, fabric type, application, and area. On the basis of the raw material, the sector has been subsegmented into polypropylene, cotton, polyester, viscose, polyamide, and others (polyurethane, polyethylene, and vinyl). Established on fabric type, the industry has been subsegmented into non-woven, woven, and knitted. On the basis of application the market has been subsegmented into hygiene products (sanitary napkins and baby diapers), dressing products, clothing, blanket & bedding, privacy curtains, upholstery, and others (adult diapers, surgical hosiery, and orthopedic appliances). The sector has also been broken down on the basis of regions into Asia Pacific (APAC), Europe (EU), North America continent, the Middle East (ME) & African continent, and South America region.

Key Benefits

This industry report includes the following studies:

• Market segmentation established on raw material, fabric type, application, and area and their subsegments

• Market dynamics including drivers, market restraints, alternatives, and opportunities

• Value chain review

• Porter's five forces analysis with respect to the healthcare fabrics market

• Profile of the main market actors in the healthcare fabrics market

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