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Europe Nonwoven Products Market

Europe Nonwoven Products Market Size, Share, Competitive Landscape and Trend Analysis Report by Product (Gown, Drapes, Sets, Scrub Suit, Coverall, Cap, Shoe Cover, and Others) and End User (Medical and Open): Opportunity Analysis and Industry Forecast, 2021-2025

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Author's: Trupti Wadekar| Sushant Terdale | Roshan Deshmukh
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Europe Nonwoven Products Market Overview:

The Europe nonwoven products market size was valued at $1,529 million in 2017, and is projected to reach $2,940 million by 2025, registering a CAGR of 2.9% from 2021 to 2025.

Medical nonwoven products are used in prevention of hospital acquired infections (HAIs) and management of incontinence conditions among patients. The medical nonwoven products are gaining more preference over medical woven, as they offer better comfort and provide raised resistance to contamination at a cheaper cost. Medical nonwoven products are usually clean, moisture repellent, antibacterial, and solvent absorbent. Nonwoven products can offer material with particular characteristics such as resilience, absorbency, softness, strength, and elasticity. Medical nonwovens are either made up of linen, cotton, or of synthetic materials such as polyester, polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE), polypropylene, and others. There are different types of nonwoven products available in the market, which include gown, drapes, sets, scrub suit, coverall, cap, shoe cover, and others. The medical nonwoven products are commonly used in surgical procedures, serving as a barrier to microorganisms, and avoid cross contamination.

Europe Nonwoven Products Market

Increase in focus toward preventing hospital acquired infections (HAIs), developments in nonwovens production technology, rise in public awareness to prevent hospital acquired infections, surge in count of aging population, favorable government regulations regarding health and hygiene are the major factors that drive growth of the Europe nonwoven products market. In addition, rise in demand for advanced healthcare facilities, surge in disposable income, increase in wellness consciousness, and rise in preference of medical nonwoven products, rise in number of births, disposables over traditional woven products are some other factors that contribute toward growth of the market. Moreover, introduction of nonwoven products with reduced costs for use in cost-sensitive hospitals, availability of superior quality nonwoven products for geriatric population with chronic diseases, rise in number of surgeries, adoption of nanofiber and high-performance material technologies in nonwoven product manufacturing, and the construction of new medical facilities are expected to further drive the growth of the Europe nonwoven products market. Furthermore, private and public organizations are taking numerous initiatives to educate people regarding advantages of medical nonwoven products. Such initiatives surge awareness regarding nonwoven products in Europe. However, threat of substitutes such as woven products and the increase in popularity of less-invasive surgeries restrains the growth of this market. Conversely, technological innovations in nanotechnology and its increased use in medical nonwoven disposables production is anticipated to create lucrative opportunities in the near future.

The World Health Organization (WHO) on January 30, 2020 declared COVID-19 outbreak a public health emergency of international concern. COVID-19 has affected around 210 countries across the globe. The nonwoven manufacturers are expanding their production capacity to manufacture medical nonwoven products in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The rise in the number of cases in Europe and the surge in need for healthcare workers are expected to drive the demand for nonwoven products and disposable hospital supplies. Thus, COVID-19 infection uplifted growth and opportunities for manufacturers of nonwoven products during the forecast period.

Europe Nonwoven Products Market
By Product
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Sets segment holds a dominant position in 2017 and would continue to maintain the lead over the forecast period.

Europe nonwoven products market segmentation

The Europe nonwoven products market is segmented into product, end user, and country. On the basis of product, the market is categorized into gown, drapes, sets, scrub suit, coverall, mask, cap, shoe cover, and others. By end user, it is classified into medical and open. Country wise, the market is analyzed across Poland, Romania, Ukraine, Hungary, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Italy, Germany, France, Russia, Great Britain, Spain, Portugal, Belgium, Netherlands, Denmark, Austria, Switzerland, Luxembourg, and Turkey.

Segment review

Presently, on the basis of product, the sets segment is the major revenue contributor, and is projected to grow significantly during the forecast period. This major revenue contributor is attributed to the advantage of availability of customized sets as per the type of surgeries, rise in demand for nonwoven sets, and increase in number of surgeries. However, the scrub suit segment is expected to grow with the fastest growth rate during the forecast years owing to high usage of these scrub suit during surgical procedures coupled with surge in awareness about HAIs (Hospital Acquired Infections). For instance, several government initiatives to control HAIs support the use of medical nonwoven products, such as disposable patient scrub suit that help reduce the spread of HAIs.

Europe Nonwoven Products Market
By End User
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Medical segment is projected as one of the most lucrative segment.

Depending on end user, the medical segment is the major shareholder in the Europe nonwoven products market and exhibits fastest growth from 2021 to 2025, owing to increase in preference among individuals for hospitals, owing to availability of advanced equipment and healthcare facilities. Moreover, availability of number of advanced hospitals, presence of skilled professional, large number of surgical procedures performed in hospitals, and wide usage of medical nonwoven products are anticipated to drive the growth of the segment.

The key players profiled in this report include 3M Company, Asahi Kasei Corporation, B. Braun Melsungen AG, Cardinal Health, Freudenberg & Co. KG, Hartmann Group, Investor AB (Mölnlycke Health Care AB), Kimberly-Clark Corporation, Medline Industries, Inc., and Zarys International Group.

KEY BENEFITS FOR STAKEHOLDERS

  • The study provides an in-depth analysis of the Europe nonwoven products market size along with the current trends and future estimations to elucidate the imminent investment pockets.

  • It offers Europe nonwoven products market analysis from 2017 to 2025, which is expected to enable the stakeholders to capitalize on the prevailing opportunities in the Europe nonwoven products market.
  • A comprehensive analysis is provided to determine the prevailing opportunities.
  • The profiles and growth strategies of the key players are thoroughly analyzed to understand the competitive outlook and Europe nonwoven products market growth.

Europe Nonwoven Products Market Report Highlights

Aspects Details
Europe Nonwoven Products Market By Product
By Product
  • Gown
  • Drapes
  • Sets
  • Scrub Suit
  • Coverall
  • Mask
  • Cap
  • Shoe Cover
  • Others
Europe Nonwoven Products Market By End User
By End User
  • Medical
  • Open
Europe Nonwoven Products Market By Country
By Country
  • Poland
  • Romania
  • Ukraine
  • Hungary
  • Czech Republic
  • Slovakia
  • Italy
  • Germany
  • France
  • Russia
  • Great Britain
  • Spain
  • Portugal
  • Belgium
  • Netherlands
  • Denmark
  • Austria
  • Switzerland
  • Luxembourg
  • Turkey
Key Market Players
Key Market Players

HARTMANN GROUP, MEDLINE INDUSTRIES, INC., INVESTOR AB (MÖLNLYCKE HEALTH CARE AB), 3M COMPANY, ASAHI KASEI CORPORATION, Zarys International Group, CARDINAL HEALTH, Freudenberg & Co. KG, Kimberly-Clark Corporation, B. BRAUN MELSUNGEN AG

Analyst Review

Medical nonwoven products are produced from nonwoven fabrics that are basically used to prevent infections and maintain hygiene. Nonwoven fabric is used to make several products in the healthcare industry, such as surgical gowns, drapes, face mask components, aprons, and wound dressings.The major factors that drive the growth of the Europe nonwoven market are surge in geriatric population, improved healthcare infrastructure, increase in public awareness to prevent hospital acquired infections, surge in number of surgeries, and improvement of hygiene habits. In addition, increase in demand for nonwoven products, presence of major players of nonwoven products, technological advancements in healthcare sector, favorable government regulations regarding health and hygieneare expected to drive the growth of the Europe nonwoven products market.

Author Name(s) : Trupti Wadekar| Sushant Terdale | Roshan Deshmukh
Frequently Asked Questions?

The total market value of Europe Nonwoven Products Market is $1,528.92 million in 2017.

The forecast period for Europe Nonwoven Products Market is 2021 to 2025

The market value of Europe Nonwoven Products Market in 2018 is $1,631.91 million.

The base year is 2017 in Europe Nonwoven Products Market

Top companies such as B. Braun Melsungen AG, Hartmann Group, 3M Company, Cardinal Health, Investor AB (Mölnlycke Health Care AB) , Freudenberg & Co. KG, and Kimberly-Clark Corporation held a high market position in 2019. These key players held a high market postion owing to the strong geographical foothold in Europe.

Sets segment is the most influencing segment owing to rise in demand for nonwoven sets, increase in number of surgeries, and advantage of availability of customized sets as per the type of surgeries are expected to drive the growth of the segment.

Significant increase in geriatric population, developments in nonwovens production technology, high-quality fabrics for safety purposes provided by non-woven material, and rise in focus toward preventing hospital acquired infections (HAIs) drive the market growth. In addition, government regulation toward health and hygiene, increase in surgical procedures, rise in patient awareness toward incontinence products and increase in demand for medical nonwoven products further boost the market growth.

No, there is no value chain analysis provided in the Europe Nonwoven Products Market report

Nonwoven products are a distinct class of textile material products designed from fibers that are joined together to form a lucid structure

Nonwoven products are used for offering appropriate protection due to their ability to create barriers either from an additional active coating for individual protective apparel or from the structure of the nonwoven itself

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Europe Nonwoven Products Market

Opportunity Analysis and Industry Forecast, 2021-2025