Global Antimicrobial Textile Market, Active Agents (Synthetic Organic Compounds, Metal & Metallic Salts, Bio-based), Application (Medical Textiles, Apparels, Home Textiles), Fabric (Cotton, Polyester, and Polyamide), By Region (North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, South America, and the Middle East & Africa); Trend Analysis, Market Competition Scenario, Market Share & Outlook, 2016-2026.
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August 2020
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BWC20109
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Global Antimicrobial Textile Market – Market Outlook & Trends 


The demand for antimicrobial textiles is growing worldwide due to its refined presentation and microbe-resistant properties. Besides, the ever-increasing number of usage and technological growth for the manufacture of such textiles contribute to the growth of the Global Antimicrobial Textile Market. The entry of a large number of local players set the research and growth struggles that resulted in the discovery of vital elements that do not pass through the skin and are not tough on the skin are more motivating the market’s development.

 

The demand for sportswear and clothing is continuous and rising worldwide owing to the growing awareness about fitness and health. Moreover, increasing mindfulness about the suitability of fabric, rising disposable incomes, growing warble technology, etc. also contribute to the development of this market. The promotion of a healthier & physically active lifestyle will surge the demand. Customers are also looking for apparel with antimicrobial properties to prevent odor & bacterial development during physical activities. All these reassure the antimicrobial textiles market growth over the prediction timeframe.

 

Global Antimicrobial Textile Market – Overview 

 

Textiles, including the sizeable exterior area such as carpets, apparels, etc., under established temperature and humidity conditions, become susceptible and vulnerable for microorganism growth. These microorganisms are not only harmful to human beings, triggering various contaminations and diseases, but also cause unwanted effects on textiles such as staining, odor, and reduced durability of the material.

 

Antimicrobial substances help to control the development of bacteria in textiles as well as reduce their physical power. The use of antimicrobial compounds in clothing has been recognised for a long time, but current research and growths have superior antimicrobial compounds in the textile market. They can be comfortably used in all usage areas, including technical, indoor, outdoor, apparels, and industrial apparel. 

Antimicrobial elements are used in textiles in two different stages, i.e., during the rotating and the concluding of the textile process. To reduce the health risks associated with infections from bacteria, textile manufacturers are progressively using antimicrobial chemicals in their products.

Growth Drivers 

 

·         Increasing Demand from the Healthcare Industry

 

The healthcare industry is the largest consumer of antimicrobial fabrics. It needs to maintain hygiene and a bacteria-free environment vigorously. The sector uses antimicrobial textiles in wound dressing cloth, bed & linens, surgical gowns & bandages, and curtains to avoid contamination. Rising incidence of major diseases such as tuberculosis, chickenpox, diphtheria, and others and the increasing probability of cross-infection require more usage of secure antimicrobial textiles in healthcare. Besides, the rising healthcare services have augmented the necessity for antimicrobial textiles in the healthcare industry.

 

·         Growing Consumer Awareness towards Hygienic and Healthier Products

 

The antimicrobial textiles market is propelled by the necessity of sterilized products to counter the growing number of infections. The healthcare industry is bound to maintain high standards of cleanliness and a bacteria-free environment. The sector uses antimicrobial textiles in wound dressing cloth & bandages, bed & linens, surgical gowns, and curtains to prevent infection. 

 

Global Antimicrobial Textile Market: Segmentation

 

Antimicrobial Textile Market is segmented on Active Agents, which are  Bio-based, Synthetic Organic Compounds, Metal & Metallic Salts. Synthetic organic compounds are cheaper than bio-based and metal & metallic salts active agents. The market for synthetic organic compounds is expected to grow at the highest CAGR. Synthetic organic compounds comprise triclosan, quaternary ammonium and polyhexamethylene biguanides (PHMB) compounds. Quaternary ammonium compounds based textile market are likely to grow at the substantial CAGR.

 

Based on the application, the global antimicrobial textile market is divided into Home Textiles, Medical Textiles, and Apparel. The use of antimicrobial textiles in medical applications is projected to register growth as the most extensive application section during the forecast period. Medical textiles include attire, sheets & blankets, surgical supplies & wipes, and other such applications. The use of antimicrobial textiles in apparel sub-segment is expected to emerge as the largest sub-segment. These textiles come straight in contact with skin growing the probabilities of infections.

 

Antimicrobial Textile Market is segregated into Polyamide, Cotton, and Polyester as per fabric. Cotton is the main fabric used in numerous applications, including automotive, home textiles, medical textiles, apparel, commercial textiles, and any other fabric would be more vulnerable to microbial attack. The vulnerability to microbial attack will enhance the request for antimicrobial cotton textiles during the projection period.

 

 

Global Antimicrobial Textile Market: Regional insights

 

The Asia Pacific has emerged as one of the most significant and promising arcades for antimicrobial fabrics over the past few years. The local market of Asia Pacific has shown the most substantial development in terms of volume as well as value and has been the focal point of technical progressions. In this region, the prosperous industrial sector, altering lifestyles, growing requests for advanced textiles, and the rise of affluent customers are some of the critical elements boosting the demand for antimicrobial textiles. Moreover, the transformation of the healthcare industry in this region in response to the growing demand for hygienic and healthier products is further anticipated to promote the antimicrobial textiles market in the area.


Competitive Landscape

 

Sanitized AG, Sciessent LLC, The Dow Chemical Company, Trevira GmbH, Life Threads LLC, Unitika Trading Co. Ltd., BASF SE, Microban International Ltd., Milliken Chemical, Lonza Group AG, Herculite Products Inc., PurThread Technologies Inc., BioCote Ltd., and Vestagen Protective Technologies Inc. are the known names among others.


Recent Developments

 

Ø  In May 2017, Trevira GmbH became a wholly-owned subsidiary of Indorama Ventures PCL Group (IVL) (Thailand). The development will further help the company for its growth, especially in the automotive, hygiene, and high-end home textiles segments.

 

The objective of the Study:

Ø  To analyze and estimate the Global Antimicrobial Textile Market size, in terms of value.

Ø  To examine the market segmentation carefully and estimate the market size, in terms of value, based on the region by segmenting the Global Antimicrobial Textile Market into five regions, namely, North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Rest of the World and their leading countries.

Ø  To outline, categorize and project the Global Antimicrobial Textile Market based on the Active Agents, Application, Fabric and Region.

Ø  To study competitive developments like technological advancement, trends, and change in applications within the Global Antimicrobial Textile Market.

Ø  To highlight market dynamics such as drivers, restraints, opportunities, and challenges and their impact.

Ø  To provide a detailed competitive landscape, including major players, strategic profiles, and market shares.

 

Business Questions Answered by the Report

 

Ø  How will the market drivers, restraints, and opportunities affect the market dynamics?

Ø  What will be the market size in terms of value and volume and market statistics with a detailed classification?

Ø  Which segment dominates the market or region, and which one will be the fastest-growing, and why?

Ø  Who are the key players in the market, and what is their share?

Ø  What is the strategy adopted by key players, and how does it affect the existing and new players?

 

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Client satisfaction is our first and last priority, and that is why BlueWeave Consulting offers customization as per client’s specific needs. The following customization options are available for the report:

Ø  Additional Company Information

Ø  Detail Analysis of five additional companies

Ø  Additional country analysis

Ø  Detailed segment analysis

 

 

 


 

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