“Increasing demand for elastomer coated fabrics from transportation, protective clothing, and industrial applications is driving the elastomer coated fabrics market.”
The market size of elastomer coated fabrics is estimated to reach USD 9.67 billion in 2017 and is projected to reach USD 11.85 billion by 2022, at a CAGR of 4.16% from 2017 and 2022. The market is largely driven by the increased demand from end-use applications such transportation, protective clothing, industrial, and others. The use of solvents in the production of elastomer coated fabrics is the major source of Hazardous Air Pollutants (HAPs) and is considered as environmentally unsafe. This acts as a major restraint for the elastomer coated fabrics market.
“Transportation is the fastest-growing application segment of the elastomer coated fabrics market.”
The demand for elastomer coated fabrics in transportation application can be attributed to its properties such as rot-proof, dirt & oil-repellent, and mildew, water, and UV resistant. The demand for elastomer coated fabrics is appropriate for a wide range of automotive end-use applications such as interior, exterior, airbags, seat belt, and truck tarpaulin & covers, boat seating, boat topping, rafts, and kayaks.
“Asia Pacific is expected to lead the market for elastomer coated fabric during the forecast period”
The market in the region is driven by the increased demand for elastomer coated fabrics from China and India. China is the largest market in the region. Oil & gas, transportation, roofing, and awning & canopies are the major end-use applications for elastomer coated fabrics in this region. Thus, the demand for elastomer coated fabrics in the region is increasing.
In the process of determining and verifying the market size for the several segments and subsegments gathered through secondary research, extensive primary interviews were conducted as follows:
- By Company Type: Tier 1 (31%), Tier 2 (46%), and Tier 3 (23%).
- By Designation: C-level (46%), Director Level (27%), and others (27%)
- By Region: North America (24%), Europe (29%), Asia-Pacific (24%), South America (14%), and Middle East & Africa (9%).
Key companies supplying elastomer coated fabrics are:
• SRF Limited (India)
• Trelleborg (Sweden)
• Spradling International (US)
• Serge Ferrari (France)
• Saint-Gobain (Switzerland)
• Sioen Industries (Belgium)
• OMNOVO Solutions (US)
• Continental AG (Germany)
• Takata (Japan)
• Low & Bonar (London)
• Seaman Corporation (US)
• Spradling International (US)
The report segments the elastomer coated fabrics market on the basis of product, application, and region. The major types covered in the report are silicone coated fabrics, TPU coated fabrics, TPO coated fabrics, and rubber coated fabrics. The applications include transportation, protective clothing, industrial, roofing, awnings, & canopies, and furniture & seating. The market is also segmented on the basis of regions, namely, Asia Pacific, Europe, North America, Middle East & Africa, and South America. A detailed analysis of key industry players has been conducted to provide insights into their business overviews, products & services, key growth strategies, and recent developments (such as expansions, new products & technology launches, acquisitions, partnerships, agreements, and joint ventures) associated with the elastomer coated fabrics market.
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