Automotive Non-Woven Market Size, Competitive Landscape and Market Forecast - 2029

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> Global Automotive Non-Woven Market Expected to reach a high CAGR during the forecast period 2022-2029: DataM Intelligence

Global Automotive Non-Woven Market is segmented By Product (Meltblown, Spunbonded, Staples, Others), By Distribution Channel (Online, Offline), By Application (Interior Component, Lamination, Seat, Others), and By Region (North America, Latin America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Middle East, and Africa) – Share, Size, Outlook, and Opportunity Analysis, 2022-2029


Market Overview

The Global Automotive Non-Woven Market is expected to grow at a CAGR during the forecasting period (2022-2029).

Non-wovens are primarily used in the interior and exterior of vehicles, and it continues to grow with incorporate in more than 40 automotive parts with these types of fabrics. According to the International Non-Wovens Association EDANA, these non-wovens are 30% lighter than traditional materials, which they replace and make vehicles around 2kg lighter. In vehicles, the non-wovens are used for sound and temperature insulation.


Market Dynamics

The growth in the penetration of electric vehicles in developing countries such as India, China, Indonesia, and Thailand are primarily increasing the scope for automotive non-woven in the global market. The rising technical textiles in the automotive industry to meet the demand for high-performance applications are expected to drive the market's growth during the forecast period.

Post COVID-19 demand for a new automobile in the global market

There is a lot of change due to COVID-19 in the automotive industry, and consumers are looking to purchase high-efficiency vehicles to reduce operational costs. The automotive industry expects to have already predicted that the post-COVID-19 will increase the vehicles' demand, further boosting automotive production. For instance, According to the Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers (SIAM), passenger vehicles, 3-wheelers, 2-wheelers, and quadricycle in December 2020 was 1,907,811 units, against 1,750,347 units in December 2019, marking a 9.0% growth in the Indian market. Also, many favorable regulations have been imposed to enhance market performance in the coming period, which is expected to create ample opportunities for industry participants in the market.

Although, the introduction of favorable safety regulations, rapid urbanization and industrialization in the emerging economies, and rising R&D initiatives to develop superior textile quality to meet the demand for consumer's high-performance applications are also expected to drive the market's growth throughout the forecast period.

Increase in growth of Automotive Non-woven in the Asia Pacific

Asia-Pacific is the largest consumer of the automotive non-woven globally due to the increased non-woven fabric production and advanced material availability at low cost. Moreover, China held the largest share in terms of consumption and manufacturing of non-woven fabric globally.

The China textile industry is booming, with increasing investments from the manufacturers and direct government support from the 13th Five Year Plan. Textile and apparel manufacturers in China have to witness painful industrial restructuring due to a virus outbreak. With huge production capacity, the country is still the global largest clothing exporter and oversupply at home. The Chinese government has invested USD 8 billion in the Xinjiang market, owing to its growth benefits for textile and apparel manufacturing.

Therefore, the easy availability of automotive non-woven with its benefits to lower the vehicle weight is expected to increase the domestic region's demand and parallel in the global market due to its low cost and satisfactory quality. Such factors will enhance the demand and consumption of automotive non-woven in the worldwide market over the forecast period.

COVID-19 Impact Analysis

With the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, the global automotive & transportation sector has been severely impacted. The disturbance in the supply chain of the Chinese small parts exports, European manufacturing interruptions, and the closing of the United States assembly plants. This pandemic creates intense pressure on an industry and its operators in managing with reduced global demand, leading to increased merger & acquisition activity in the market.

Segment Analysis

The automotive non-woven market has been classified into meltdown, spun-bonded, staples, and others based on the product.

spunbonded segment accounted for the highest market share in the global market

In 2019, the spunbonded type non-woven segment was expected to account for the largest share in the global automotive non-woven market. INDA (Association of the Nonwovens Fabrics Industry) also claimed that spunbonded technology leads the global market with more than 50% of the market share.

The automotive non-woven market has been classified into interior components, lamination, seats, and others based on the application.

The Interior component segment dominated the global automotive non-woven market in 2019

In 2019, the interior component segment dominated the non-woven automotive market, followed by seat and lamination. The interior component segment's growth is primarily due to the increase in demand for luxury in the vehicle and the consumers' rising purchasing power.

Geographical Analysis

Based on geography, the study analyzes the non-woven automotive market in the global market, including North America, South America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and the Middle East & Africa.

The Asia Pacific leads the global market throughout the forecast period.

The Asia Pacific dominated the global automotive non-woven market in 2019 and was estimated to dominate the market during the forecast period, followed by Europe and North America. The region accounts for the leading production and consumption of automotive non-woven in the global market. It is estimated that China leads the regional market in the region, followed by Japan and India.

Europe probably to holds a significant share in the overall non-woven automotive market owing to the presence of leading automotive OEMs such as Volkswagen Group, BMW AG, and JLR. The considerable vehicle production will contribute to the growth of the region in the coming years.

Competitive Landscape

The automotive non-woven market is highly competitive, owing to the presence of big food brands. The key automotive non-woven players which are contributing to the growth of the global market include Berry Global, Kimberly-Clark, Avgol Industries, First Quality Enterprises, Inc., TORAY, First Quality, MITSUI & CO., LTD., Fibertex Non-Wovens, Fitesa China, Wonderful Non-Wovens, Shandong Huifeng Nonwoven Fabric Co., Ltd, Autoneum, and Tenowo, among others. The major players are adopting new product launch and expansion strategies for global growth in the automotive non-woven market.   

Berry Global

Overview: Berry Global, Inc is one of the leading global manufacturer and distribution companies in plastic packaging and automotive components supplies. It has expected 290 facilities around the globe with more than 48,000 employees. In April 2017, Berry Plastics changed its name to Berry Global, Inc.

Berry claims to be the world's leader in manufactured aerosol caps and provides one of the most extensive container product lines. The company has over 2,500 clients worldwide, including Burger King, McDonald's, Borden, Gillette, Sherwin-Williams, Coca-Cola, Wal-Mart, Kmart, Procter & Gamble, and Hershey Foods.

Product Portfolio: The company has three core divisions: Health, Hygiene, Specialties; Consumer Packaging; and Engineered Materials.

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