Global Airlaid Paper Market: Market Driver and Restraint
Airlaid paper is a textile-like material categorized as a nonwoven fabric made from fluff pulp. Airlaid paper can be used in adult incontinence, feminine hygiene, wipes and food pads, etc.
Take adult incontinence as example. Across the globe, the average life expectancy is rising. Statistics from the World Health Organization show that the global average life expectancy increased by five years between 2000 and 2015, which was the fastest increase since the 1960s. In addition to the rapidly increasing aging population, factors such as consumer education, awareness of products available and growing acceptance of incontinence issues are also driving the market forward of adult incontinence products, which bring great opportunities for airlaid paper market.
Global Airlaid Paper Market: Key Takeaways
· With rapid development of downstream industry, such as diapers, consumer wipes, adult incontinence etc., insiders think the airlaid paper market will experience good growth in the coming years.
· North America, Europe and Asia-Pacific are the key regions of airlaid paper, especially in developing countries, such as China and India.
Global Airlaid Paper Market: Forecast by Nature
Airlaid paper is a textile-like material categorized as a nonwoven fabric made from fluff pulp. Compared with normal wet-laid paper and tissue, air-laid paper is very bulky, porous and soft. It has good water absorption properties and is much stronger compared with normal tissue. Due to its distinctive properties, the products is widely accepted and used in various downstream industries.
Global Airlaid Paper Market: Forecast by Application
Feminine Hygiene, Consumer Wipes, Adult Incontinence, Industrial Wipes, Tabletop, Food Pads are the major consumption fields of airlaid paper. Among those applications, demand from feminine hygiene accounts for the largest share. In 2017, the filed consumed 38.99% airlaid paper. Feminine hygiene industry will continue to dominate the consumption pattern in the next few years due to its vast demand.
Global Airlaid Paper Market: Forecast by Form
Accroding to its bonding method, airlaid paper can be mainly divided into three types, latex- bonding, thermal-bonding, and multi-bonding. Each type has its own characteristics and is widely used in various fields. Multi-bonded type combines the latex bonding and thermal bonding. In this process, the latex is slightly sprayed on both the sides of the thermally bonded web. The purpose of this method is to lessen the lint which normally generates at the time of high-speed converting operations. Multi-bonded type will show faster growth with the CAGR of 3.58% in the period of 2017 to 2023.
Global Airlaid Paper Market: Forecast by Region
North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, South America, Middle East and Africa are included in the report. North America occupies largest consumption share with 35.10% in 2017. However, Asia-Pacific region will witness faster growth than other regions due to its great potential.
Global Airlaid Paper Market: Key Players
Glatfelter, Georgia-Pacific, McAirlaid's Vliesstoffe, Duni AB, EAM Corporation(Domtar), Fitesa, Oji Kinocloth, Kinsei Seishi, M&J Airlaid Products, Main S.p.A., C-airlaid, ACI S.A., National Nonwovens, China Silk (Shanghai) New Material Technology, Qiaohong New Materials, Ningbo Qixing Nonwoven, Elite Paper, are the key vendors included in this report.
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