Global nonwoven wipes market to reach $26 billion by 2026

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Editing: ten; Published: February 2022
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Companies: 73 – Relevant stakeholders include Action Nonwovens Co. Ltd. ; Ahlstrom-Munksjo Oyj; Asahi Kasei Society; Avgol Ltd. ; Bonar Inc.; Dalian Ruiguang Nonwoven Group Co., Ltd.; Dongguan Wei Chun non-woven Co., Ltd.; DowDuPont, Inc.; Fibertex A/S nonwovens; First Quality Enterprises, Inc.; Fitesa S.A.; Freudenberg & Co. KG; Georgia-Pacific Corporation; Glatfelter; Guangdong Jofo Enterprises Co., Ltd. ; Hengtian Jiahua Nonwoven Co., Ltd. ; Hollingsworth & Vose Company; Hubei Huan Fu Plastic Products Co., Ltd.; Japan Vilene Company, Ltd. ; Johns Manville Company; Kingsafe Group Co., Ltd. ; Lydall Inc.; Mitsui Chemicals, Inc.; Owens Corning; Paramount Tech Fab Industries; PegasBaby; Propex Operating Company, LLC; Shandong Kangjie Nonwovens Co., Ltd. ; Sunshine Nonwoven Fabric Co., Ltd. and others.
Blanket: All major geographies and key segments
segments: Material (cellulose-based fibers, petroleum-based materials, specialty fibers, latex binders); End use (household wipes, baby wipes, industrial wipes, personal care wipes)
Geographies: World; United States; Canada; Japan; China; Europe (France; Germany; Italy; UK; Spain; Russia; and rest of Europe); Asia Pacific (Australia; India; South Korea; and rest of Asia Pacific); Latin America (Argentina; Brazil; Mexico; and rest of Latin America); Middle East (Iran; Israel; Saudi Arabia; United Arab Emirates; and rest of Middle East); and Africa.

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Global Nonwoven Wipes Market to Reach 26 billion US dollars by 2026
Nonwoven fabrics are described as structures of webs or sheets bound together by entanglement of filaments or fibers and films perforated by solvent, thermal, mechanical or chemical treatment. These fabrics are porous flat sheets that can be made directly from molten plastic or plastic film or separate fibers. The nonwoven wipes market broadly includes baby wipes, personal care wipes, home care wipes, and industrial wipes. Several of these market segments are expected to experience continued growth for many years to come. Homecare wipes are one of the segments most directly impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. The COVID-19 outbreak has also led various wipe manufacturers to expand their product portfolio with the introduction of new home disinfectant wipes. In addition to wipes, nonwoven fabrics are also widely used in the medical industry to manufacture products, including isolation gowns, surgical gowns, surgical blankets and drapes, surgical masks, surgical suits, caps, gloves, shoe covers, bath wipes, plasters, plasters and filters. The rapid development of the food industry ensures a steady stream of opportunities for industrial wipes in catering establishments. Strict regulatory initiatives taken by governments around the world to equip hospitals with essential safety and hygiene standards are also one of the major factors that boost the value and importance of nonwoven medical wipes.

Amid COVID-19 crisis, Global Nonwoven Wipes Market Estimated at US$20.6 billion in 2022, is expected to reach a revised size of 26 billion US dollars by 2026, growing at a CAGR of 6.7% over the analysis period. Cellulose-based fibers, one of the segments analyzed in the report, is expected to grow at a CAGR of 7.9% to reach US$11.4 billion at the end of the analysis period. After a thorough analysis of the business implications of the pandemic and its induced economic crisis, the growth of the petroleum-based materials segment is readjusted to a revised CAGR of 6.5% for the next 7-year period. This segment currently accounts for a 26.6% share of the global nonwoven wipes market.

The US market is estimated at $6.2 billion in 2022, when China is expected to reach $2.8 billion by 2026
The Nonwoven Wipes Market in the United States is estimated at US$6.2 billion in 2022. The country currently accounts for a 29.76% share of the global market. Chinaworld’s second largest economy, is expected to reach an estimated market size of US$2.8 billion in 2026 with a CAGR of 9.5% over the analysis period. Other notable geographic markets include Japan and Canada, each predicting growth of 4.8% and 6.4% respectively over the analysis period. In Europe, Germany is expected to grow at around 4.9% CAGR while the rest of the European market (as defined in the study) will reach 3 billion US dollars at the end of the analysis period.

Segment of specialized fibers to reach $5.2 billion by 2026
In the global specialty fibers segment, United States, Canada, Japan, China and Europe will drive the CAGR of 5.5% estimated for this segment. These regional markets representing a combined market size of 3 billion US dollars will reach a projected size of US$4.3 billion at the end of the analysis period. China will remain among the most dynamic in this group of regional markets. Led by countries such as Australia, Indiaand South Koreathe market of Asia Pacific should reach US$533 million by 2026, while Latin America will increase at a CAGR of 7% over the analysis period. Continued

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