- May 27, 2017 -
By 1998, nonwovens consumption had reached 2 million 400 thousand tons all over the world. In 1970, its consumption was only 400 thousand tons, and by 2007 its consumption was expected to reach 4 million tons.
Non woven fabrics manufacturers are mainly concentrated in the United States (accounting for 41% of the world), Western Europe accounted for 30%, Japan accounted for 8%, China's output accounted for only 3.5% of the world's total, but its consumption is 17.5% of the world.
Artificial fibers still dominate the production of non-woven fabrics, and this situation will not change much until 2007. Worldwide, 63% of the fibers used for non-woven fabrics are polypropylene, 23% polyester, 8% viscose, 2% acrylic, 1.5% polyamide, and the rest 3% are other fibers.
The application of non-woven fabrics in sanitary absorption materials, medical applications, transportation tools and textile materials for shoe making has increased significantly.
Production and consumption of non-woven fabrics
The global non-woven consumption in 1983 was 800 thousand tons, compared to 1985 increased to 1 million 100 thousand tons, 1 million 400 thousand tons in 1988, to 1998, the global non-woven consumption reached 2 million 400 thousand tons, is expected to 2005, its consumption will reach 3 million 700 thousand tons.
For man-made fiber consumption of various textiles in 1983 16 million 900 thousand tons, in 1988 increased to 20 million 400 thousand tons, in 1998 reached 30 million 400 thousand tons, is expected to 2005, the consumption was 37 million tons, will reach 38 million 300 thousand tons in 2007.
The growth rate of artificial fiber in non-woven fabrics production is expected to reach 10% in 2005, and it will reach 10.4% by 2007. The increase in the consumption of non-woven fabrics is so fast, partly because of the increase in China's auxiliary industries in Southeast Asia, Latin America and the middle east.
Jiaxing Hongjing Nonwoven Fabrics Co., Ltd
Add: No.333 Chayuan North Road, Youchegang Town, Xiuzhou District, Jiaxing, Zhejiang,China 314018
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