Nonwovens

Sustainability trends and the Covid-19 pandemic are reshaping the market. Grow your understanding of a unique market with specific needs.

Nonwovens fibers make up countless products in our daily lives, from clothes to masks, to hygiene products and more. The pandemic has created an explosion of facemask demand, more than doubling in the US alone. Facemask manufacturing costs are sensitive to market changes, making prices at times unpredictable for producers and other supply chain players.

A shift in eco-friendly awareness is also encouraging policies that will ultimately affect production choices and consumer demand for nonwovens. Producers are also seeking out alternative markets for nonwoven materials and innovating their technology to grow with market changes.

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Our team of experts are uniquely dedicated to analyzing the nonwovens industry. You will receive in-depth analysis of major global nonwovens prices and costs associated a two-year forecast which includes a economic outlook, fossil fuel pricing, and important exchange rates.

Get estimates of costs for the major fibers, resins and pulps used by the industry. Prices are shown for Europe and North America while fiber costs also include China.

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Nonwovens price data
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Market description
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Status  
Polyester polymer, bottle grade, North America, USD/lb RISI Active  
Polyester polymer, fiber grade, Europe, EUR/kg RISI Active  
Polyester staple fiber, 1.5 den., North America, USD/lb RISI Active  
Polyester staple fiber, 1.5 den., Europe, EUR/kg RISI Active  
Polyester staple fiber, 4.0 den., PET/PET bico, North America, USD/lb RISI Active  
Polyester staple fiber, 4.0 den., PET/PET bico, Europe, EUR/kg RISI Active  
Polyester staple fiber, 6.0 den., North America, USD/lb RISI Active  
Polyester staple fiber, 6.0 den., Europe, EUR/kg RISI Active  
Polypropylene polymer, fiber grade, North America, USD/lb RISI Active  
Polypropylene polymer, fiber grade, Europe, EUR/kg RISI Active  
Polypropylene staple fiber, industrial grade over 8.0 den., Europe, EUR/kg RISI Active  
Polypropylene staple fiber, thermalbond grade 1.5 to 3 den., Europe, EUR/kg
RISI Active  
Polypropylene staple fiber, industrial grade 4.0 to 10.0 den., North America, USD/lb
RISI Active  
Polypropylene staple fiber, thermalbond grade 1.5 to 2.2 den., North America, USD/lb
RISI Active  
Superabsorbent polymer, North America, USD/lb RISI Active  
Superabsorbent polymer, Europe, EUR/kg RISI Active  
Viscose staple fiber, specialty rayon, North America, USD/lb RISI Active  
Viscose staple fiber, specialty rayon, Europe, EUR/kg RISI Active  
Viscose staple fiber, standard rayon, North America, USD/lb RISI Active  
Viscose staple fiber, standard rayon, Europe, EUR/kg RISI Active  

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