EDANA provides detailed data on European Nonwovens Production and Deliveries annually for EDANA member companies. Below you will find some of the key statistics.
In 2017, the main market segments in terms of volume for nonwovens roll goods, were
In volumes, total nonwovens exports from EU28 countries to the rest of the world increased by only 0.2% in 2017, amounting to 372,421 tonnes (as compared to 371,696 tonnes in 2016) for a value of € 1,812 million (a +3.7% increase in value).
Our estimate based on answers from many member companies indicates that the total figure of people employed for nonwovens production in Europe increased in 2017 by around 2.0%, and is estimated now at nearly 27,000 people.
The full report and detailed data for the "2018 European Nonwovens Production and Deliveries" are available for member's only as part of their membership benefits.
The EDANA Statistics app (Android and iOS) on market intelligence and business resources provides updates on the main trends in the nonwovens industry. Indicators in the feedstock, raw materials and end-use markets are analysed within the macroeconomic context.