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Worldwide Outlook for the Nonwovens Industry (2007 – 2012)

EDANA is delighted to announce the release of the third edition of the Worldwide Outlook for the Nonwovens Industry.
EDANA is delighted to announce the release of the third edition of the “Worldwide Outlook for the Nonwovens Industry”.  Last published in 2005, this report features two new sections, the first on the international trade flows of nonwovens and the second on end-uses development.

EDANA and INDA, the US association of the nonwovens fabrics industry, have published their triennial statistical and forecast report, “Worldwide Outlook for the Nonwovens Industry (2007 – 2012)” on 25th September 2009. This third edition reports on and analyzes worldwide industry statistics, including the size of regional markets and projections for growth in all major nonwovens markets and technologies. The report also reviews web forming and bonding technologies, including current capacities and global projections.

Topics covered include:
  • Environmental Assumptions 2007-2012
  • Worldwide & Regional Nonwovens Markets
  • Production by Web Forming Process
  • Leading End-Market Consumption by Major Region
  • Stages of Industry Development
  • International Trade Flow of Nonwovens
  • Staple Fibre and Resin Consumption
“The Worldwide Outlook is the indispensable tool for analysing the global business of nonwovens. This report will provide information on the last decade’s trends and forecasted figures for 2012 as well”, said Jacques Prigneaux, EDANA's business Analyst.

“The nonwovens industry is now truly global and its dynamism has tremendously increased the list of possible end-uses”, he added. “The two new chapters introduced in this edition will help all the companies related to the business of nonwovens to define their strategic positioning in terms of localisation of production and applications markets”.  

The Worldwide Outlook can be purchased from EDANA for €2,700 for EDANA Members and €3,700 for non-members.  Additional discount will be granted to the companies contributing to the yearly EDANA statistical enquiry (please contact EDANA secretariat). For ordering, please visit – section: Discover Nonwovens - Publications

Photos of Jacques Prigneaux and various nonwovens applications are available at EDANA upon request.

For further information please contact:
Jacques Prigneaux, Business Analyst, EDANA
Telephone: +32 2 734 93 10 / Fax: +32 2 733 35 18
EDANA | Avenue Herrmann Debroux 46-B-1160 Brussels, Belgium | Tel: +32 2 734 93 10