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- An exploration into the integral role of medical nonwovens in the Coronavirus pandemic
- The fastest growing and most visible of the nonwovens used in medical applications
- The debate over efficacy of single-use or disposable nonwovens.
In the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic, medical applications of nowovens have seen a spike in their usage; in 2019, the medical nowovens market is estimated to be worth $2.0 billion. In 2020, the market has been estimated to be worth $2.5 billion and is expected to witness a 3.4% CAGR to be worth $2.9 billion in 2025. The medical nonwovens market has been instrumental in controlling the pandemic, from the necessary facemasks to protective apparel required by increasing hospital utilisation rates.
Projections for the 2014–24 period without Covid-19 were 5.5% (tonnes) and 4.3% (sales) and the report suggests that Covid-19 will have a long-term effect on both medical nonwoven tonnes and sales.
What will you discover?
Who should buy the report?
- The prolonged impact Covid-19 has had upon the medical nonwovens industry
- The largest end use within the medical nonwoven industry, and the rate at which we can expect this to grow over the next five year period
- Aside from the Coronavirus pandemic, the leading drivers and trends driving growth in the medical nonwoven market.
The Smithers methodology
- Raw materials suppliers
- Medical nonwoven suppliers
- Medical nonwoven manufacturers.
This report is based on extensive primary and secondary research. Primary research consisted of interviews with raw materials suppliers and experts drawn from key markets.
This was supported by secondary research in the form of extensive literature analysis of published data, official government statistics, domestic and international trade organisation data, company websites, industry reports, trade press articles, presentations, and attendance at trade events.
About the author:
Phillip Mango has spent almost 40 years in the nonwovens industry. He has had varying positions and areas of expertise within the industry, from applications management for the global leader in nonwoven binders to technology director for the world’s largest airlaid producer, to founder, owner and head of operations for his own nonwovens company. He entered the consulting field in 2003 and has authored more than 35 reports for Smithers.