Nonwovens Markets

Fastmarkets RISI's Nonwovens Markets Service gives you in-depth access to the most news available on the nonwovens industry from around the world.

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  • Nonwovens Markets Newsletter: This twice-monthly newsletter covers developments in the nonwovens industry around the world. It analyzes complex industry issues, and offers insight into company strategies, market growth and technology trends.
  • Access to breaking news, searchable archives, and weekly rotating features continually updated


Every other week you get concise reports on the critical areas of the disposable and durable nonwovens sectors:

  • Track competition with news of mergers and acquisitions, corporate strategy and financial results.
  • Market trends
  • Profit margins
  • Technology advances
  • Nonwovens raw materials developments
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Joint ventures
  • Competitive technologies
  • Market niches
  • Expansions
  • Imports and exports
  • Pricing changes
  • Nonwoven application or nonwoven end-use

Every month, the price bulletin report provides estimates of both U.S. and European transaction prices for raw materials, fibers and roll goods. It is accompanied by the Price Trends column that tracks U.S. pricing changes for nonwovens, converted products, absorbent products and tissue. Every quarter, U.S. nonwovens import and export figures are reported, plus regular updates for production figures for the U.S., Europe and Japan.

Nonwovens Markets covers the news and prices for the following grades:

Staple Fiber

  • Polyester Staple Fiber (PSF)
  • Polypropylene Staple Fiber
  • Thermalbond Polypropylene
  • Industrial Grade Polypropylene
  • Nonwoven Cotton
  • Rayon Staple Fiber or Viscose Staple Fiber

Polymers and Pulp

  • Polypropylene (PP)
  • Polyester (PET)
  • Polyester Chip
  • Polypropylene Chip
  • Superabsorbent Polymer (SAP)
  • Fluff Pulp

In addition, Nonwovens Markets covers the news for the following grades:

Roll Goods

  • Spunbond
  • Spunmelt
  • Spunlaid
  • Spunlace
  • Airlaid
  • SMS Polypropylene

Other Raw Materials

  • Dissolving Pulp

Patents, Technology and Innovation

  • Superabsorbent
  • Nanofiber
  • Nanomaterial
  • Microfiber
  • Nonwoven Web
  • Diaper Core
  • Stretchable Nonwoven
  • Breathable Nonwoven
  • Backsheet
  • Topsheet
  • Acquisition Layer
  • Acquisition and Distribution Layer
  • Spinneret
  • Coform or Conformed
  • Spandex
  • Laminate
  • Composite
  • Lyocell

Nonwovens Processes

  • Spunbond
  • Spunmelt
  • Spunlaid
  • Meltblown
  • Thermal Bond
  • Multibonded
  • Spunlace
  • Airlaid
  • Wetlaid
  • Drylaid
  • Hydroentangled or Hydroentanglement
  • Needlepunch
  • Needled

Publication frequency: 24 times a year

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