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Technical textiles is a global knowledge-based research-oriented industry. Since the past few years, the sector is gaining slow but steady growth worldwide due to its technical performance and functional properties in the global textiles industry. Technical textile is a special type of material or product designed for specific applications, while offering unique & exclusive characteristics that are different from those of normal fabric.
The technical textiles market has grown exponentially in the last few years and this trend is projected to continue. The market was valued at USD 144.07 billion in 2014. It is projected to grow at a CAGR of 5.18% from 2014 to reach USD 193.91 billion by 2020. The market is primarily driven by factors such as improving economic condition of countries, technology advancements, and increasing end-use applications.
The technical textiles market is led by Asia-Pacific followed by North America. The Chinese technical textiles market not only dominates the region but also the global market. The Asia-Pacific region is projected to be the fastest-growing technical textiles market for the period under consideration. The market is projected to grow significantly at a CAGR of 5.63% in terms of value from 2015 to 2020. The U.S. is the major market in North America owing to increasing awareness and increasing expenditure on technical textile products.
In this report, the technical textiles market has broadly been segmented on the basis of fiber type, technology, application, and region. The report analyzes various market trends and identifies market dynamics, such as drivers, restraints, opportunities, and challenges. The key players adopted both organic and inorganic growth strategies. Leading market players of the technical textiles market opted for new product launch, investments, expansions, mergers & acquisitions, and agreements in order to gain advantage. Major players such as E. I. du Pont de Nemours and Co (U.S.), Asahi Kasei Corporation (Japan), and Freudenberg & Co. KG. (Germany) opted for new product launch as one of the major key strategies to capture the technical textiles market globally, by adding innovative products to their product portfolio. Other players such as Kimberly Clarke Corporation (U.S.), Mitsui Chemicals, Inc. (Tokyo), and SRF Company (India) adopted expansions & investments as key strategies to expand their business.