[282 Pages Report] The polymer coated fabrics market size is projected to reach USD 20.1 billion by 2024 from USD 16.3 billion in 2019, at a CAGR of 4.3%. The rising safety measures in the transportation application and stringent regulatory requirements for workers’ safety are expected to drive the polymer coated fabrics market. However, the availability of substitutes and environmental concerns are hampering the growth of this market.
Based on polymer type, the polymer coated fabrics market has been segmented into polyvinyl, polyurethane, polyethylene, and others. The polyurethane coated fabrics segment is estimated to register the highest growth in, terms of value and volume, of the global polymer coated fabrics market. PU coated fabrics have better properties such as transparency, elasticity, and resistance to oil, grease, and abrasion. They are especially preferred if there is a requirement for unusual impact and abrasion resistance. They are primarily used for applications such as rainwear, waterproof protective clothing, upholstery, luggage, footwear, glove, waterproof mattress cover, inflatable boats, and recreational items, among others Phosphites & phosphonites are among the most effective stabilizers, as they protect both primary antioxidants as well as the polymers during processing. Hydrolytically stable phosphites & phosphonites are generally the most frequently used polymer stabilizers.
The transportation segment is projected to lead the polymer coated fabrics market, in terms of value, during the forecast period. This growth is attributed to the increasing use of polymer coated fabrics in various transportation applications. Polymer coated fabrics are majorly used for a wide range of automotive applications such as interior, exterior, airbags, seatbelt, and covers.
APAC is the largest polymer coated fabrics market, globally, due to massive industrial growth and rapid urbanization in key countries such as China and India. The increasing demand from the transportation, protective clothing, and industrial applications is driving the polymer coated fabrics market in APAC. China, Japan, and South Korea are the major countries driving the polymer coated fabrics market in APAC.
The key market players profiled in the report include as Continental AG (Germany), Spradling International Inc. (US), Seaman Corporation (US), Saint-Gobain SA (France), Trelleborg AB (Sweden), Sioen Industries NV (Belgium), Serge Ferrari Group (France), Low & Bonar Plc (UK), and OMNOVO Solutions Inc. (US).
Continental AG (Germany) is a leading manufacturer of polymer coated fabrics, globally. The company produces various polymer coated fabrics mainly used in transportation, protective clothing, and industrial applications. It has good depth and breadth in its product offering, catering to most specific requirements of its customers. The company has been focusing on the strategies of expansion and new product launch to maintain its leadership in the market. For instance, in March 2017, the company opened a new plant for polymer coated fabrics in Changshu, China. The new center is expected to better serve Chinese customers’ demands in different industries.
Trelleborg AB (Sweden) is another leading manufacturer of polymer coated fabrics. The company operates in the Americas, Europe, and Asia. It acquired Laminating Coating Technologies Inc. (Lamcotec) (US) in July 2018 as part of its strategy to strengthen its position in the US market. In February 2018, it also acquired Dartex Holdings (UK), a manufacturer of coated fabrics, primarily for the healthcare & medical industry. The acquired company is also a leading manufacturer of coated fabrics for pressure injury prevention. This acquisition is expected to broaden the company’s offering in the polymer coated fabrics market.
Years considered for the study
Base year considered
|Units considered||Value (USD Thousand), Volume (Kiloton)|
|Segments covered||Polymer Type, Application, and Region|
|Regions covered||APAC, North America, Europe, Middle East & Africa, and South America|
Takata Corporation (Japan), Trelleborg AB (Sweden), Spradling International Inc. (U.S.), Serge Ferrari Group (France), Saint-Gobain SA (Switzerland), Sioen Industries NV (Belgium), Continental AG (Germany), Takata Corporation (Japan), Cooley Group Holdings, Inc. (U.S.), Dickson Constant (France), Seaman Corporation (U.S.), and SRF Limited (India)
Top 25 major players covered
This report categorizes the global polymer coated fabrics market based on polymer type, application, and region.
What are the different types of polymer type and the most widely used type among them?
The different type of polymer types arevinyl coated fabrics, PU coated fabrics, PE coated fabrics, and others (acrylic, nylon 6, nylon 6-6, PA, PC, PEEK, PBT, and PET coated fabrics).Vinyl is the most used coating material in various applications due to its reduced cost, easy weldability, and availability of a wide range of colors.
What are the opportunities for the market?
High cost of using the recycled plastics and difficulty in managing the supply chain for post-consumer recycled plastic management is a big challenge for the market globally.
What are the factors supporting the growth of polymer coated fabrics market?
Factors such as surging demand from transportation, protective clothing, and industrial applications and increasing safety concerns and stringent government regulations for providing safety to workers are expected to augment the growth of the global polymer coated fabrics market.
What is the major restraint for polymer coated fabrics market?
The production of coated fabrics involves the use of solvents to adjust the viscosity of the coating material onto the fabric substrate. The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has determined that the principal source of hazardous air pollutants (HAPs) is the use of solvents in the manufacturing process of coated fabrics. The use of solvents in the manufacturing process is a restraint for the market.
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Table of Contents
1 Introduction (Page No. - 17)
1.1 Objectives of the Study
1.2 Market Definition
1.3 Market Scope
1.3.1 Year Considered in the Report
1.4 Currency & Pricing
1.5 Units Considered
2 Research Methodology (Page No. - 20)
2.1 Research Data
2.1.1 Secondary Data
188.8.131.52 Key Data From Secondary Sources
2.1.2 Primary Data
184.108.40.206 Key Data From Primary Sources
2.2 Market Size Estimation
2.2.1 Bottom-Up Approach
2.2.2 Top-Down Approach
2.3 Data Triangulation
3 Executive Summary (Page No. - 28)
4 Premium Insights (Page No. - 31)
4.1 Attractive Opportunities in the Polymer Coated Fabrics Market
4.2 Polymer Coated Fabrics Market, By Application, 2019–2024
4.3 Polymer Coated Fabrics Market in APAC, By Application and Country
4.4 Polymer Coated Fabrics Market, By Region
4.5 Polymer Coated Fabrics Market, By Region
5 Market Overview (Page No. - 36)
5.2 Market Dynamics
220.127.116.11 Rising Safety Measures in the Transportation Application
18.104.22.168 Stringent Regulatory Requirement for Worker’s Safety Driving the Protective Clothing Segment
22.214.171.124 Environmental Concerns
126.96.36.199 Availability of Substitutes
188.8.131.52 Rapid Industrialization in Emerging Economies
184.108.40.206 Innovative Product Development in Protective Clothing Segment
220.127.116.11 Disposal/Recycling of Waste
5.2.5 Burning Issue
18.104.22.168 Lack of Safety Compliance
5.3 Porter’s Five Forces Analysis
5.3.1 Threat 0f New Entrants
5.3.2 Threat of Substitutes
5.3.3 Barganing Power of Buyers
5.3.4 Barganing Power of Suppliers
5.3.5 Intensity of Competitive Rivalry
6 Polymer Coated Fabrics Market, By Product (Page No. - 45)
6.2 Polymer Coated Fabrics Companies, By Product
6.2.1 Polymer Polymer Coated Fabrics
22.214.171.124 Vinyl Polymer Coated Fabrics
126.96.36.199 Pu Polymer Coated Fabrics
188.8.131.52 Pe Polymer Coated Fabrics
184.108.40.206 Other Polymer Polymer Coated Fabrics
7 Polymer Coated Fabrics Market, By Application (Page No. - 63)
7.1.2 Protective Clothing
7.1.4 Roofing, Awnings & Canopies
7.1.5 Furniture & Seating
8 Polymer Coated Fabrics Market, By Region (Page No. - 79)
220.127.116.11 South Korea
8.3 North America
8.5 Middle East & Africa
18.104.22.168 Saudi Arabia
8.6 South America
9 Competitive Landscape (Page No. - 128)
9.2 Market Share Analysis, 2017
9.2.1 Continental AG
9.2.2 Trelleborg AB
9.2.3 Saint-Gobain S.A.
9.2.4 Sieon Industries N.V.
9.2.5 Serge Ferrari Group
9.3 Competitive Situations and Trends
9.3.1 New Product Launches
10 Company Profiles (Page No. - 137)
10.1 Continental AG
10.1.1 Business Overview
10.1.2 Products Offered
10.1.3 Recent Developments
10.1.4 SWOT Analysis
10.1.5 MnM View
10.2 Sioen Industries NV
10.2.1 Business Overview
10.2.2 Products Offered
10.2.3 Recent Developments
10.2.4 SWOT Analysis
10.2.5 MnM View
10.3 Saint-Gobain S.A.
10.3.1 Business Overview
10.3.2 Products Offered
10.3.3 Recent Developments
10.3.4 SWOT Analysis
10.3.5 MnM View
10.4 Trelleborg AB
10.4.1 Business Overview
10.4.2 Products Offered
10.4.3 Recent Developments
10.4.4 SWOT Analysis
10.4.5 MnM View
10.5 Serge Ferrari Group
10.5.1 Business Overview
10.5.2 Products Offered
10.5.3 Recent Developments
10.5.4 SWOT Analysis
10.5.5 MnM View
10.6 Low & Bonar (Mehler Texnologies)
10.6.1 Business Overview
10.6.2 Products Offered
10.6.3 Recent Developments
10.6.4 SWOT Analysis
10.6.5 MnM View
10.7 SRF Limited
10.7.1 Business Overview
10.7.2 Products Offered
10.8 Omnova Solutions Inc.
10.8.1 Business Overview
10.8.2 Products Offered
10.8.3 Recent Developments
10.9 Seaman Corporation
10.9.1 Business Overview
10.9.2 Products Offered
10.9.3 Recent Developments
10.10 Spradling International, Inc.
10.10.1 Business Overview
10.10.2 Products Offered
10.10.3 Recent Developments
10.11 Other Market Players
10.11.1 Dickson Constast
10.11.2 Cooley Group Holdings, Inc.
10.11.3 Endutex Coated Technical Textiles
10.11.4 Haartz Corporation
10.11.5 Heytex Bramsche GmbH (Earlier Julius Heywinkel GmbH)
10.11.6 Industrial Sedo S.L.
10.11.7 Morbern Inc
10.11.8 Mount Vernon Mills, Inc.
10.11.9 Obeikan Technical Fabrics Co. Ltd.
10.11.10 Uniroyal Engineered Products LLC.
11 Appendix (Page No. - 167)
11.1 Insights of Industry Experts
11.2 Discussion Guide
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11.2 Author Details
The study involved four major activities in estimating the market size for polymer coated fabrics. Exhaustive secondary research was done to collect information on the market, the peer market, and the parent market. The next step was to validate these findings, assumptions, and sizing with industry experts across the value chain through primary research. Both top-down and bottom-up approaches were employed to estimate the complete market size. Post that, the market breakdown and data triangulation procedures were used to estimate the market size of the segments and subsegments.
Secondary sources used in this study included annual reports, press releases, and investor presentations of companies; white papers; certified publications; articles from recognized authors; and gold standard & silver standard websites, such as Factiva, ICIS, Bloomberg, and others. The findings of this study were verified through primary research by conducting extensive interviews with key officials, such as CEOs, VPs, directors, and other executives. The breakdown of profiles of the primary interviewees is illustrated in the figure below:
The polymer coated fabrics market comprises several stakeholders, such as raw material suppliers, end-product manufacturers, and regulatory organizations in the supply chain. The demand side of this market is characterized by the development of the textile industries. The supply side is characterized by advancements in technology and diverse application industries. Various primary sources from both the supply and demand sides of the market were interviewed to obtain qualitative and quantitative information.
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Both top-down and bottom-up approaches were used to estimate and validate the total size of the polymer coated fabrics market. These methods were also used extensively to estimate the size of various subsegments in the market. The research methodology used to estimate the market size includes the following:
The key players in the industry were identified through extensive secondary research.
After arriving at the overall market size—using the market size estimation processes as explained above—the market was split into several segments and subsegments. To complete the overall market engineering process and arrive at the exact statistics of each market segment and subsegment, the data triangulation, and market breakdown procedures were employed, wherever applicable. The data was triangulated by studying various factors, and trends from both the demand and supply sides in the polymer coated fabrics industry.
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