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2019 Antimicrobial Textile Market Report - Global Forecast to 2024 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

The "Antimicrobial Textile Market by Active Agents (Synthetic Organic Compounds, Metal & Metallic Salts, Bio-based), Application (Medical Textiles, Apparels, Home Textiles), Fabric (Cotton, Polyester, and Polyamide), and Region - Global Forecast to 2024" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.

The Global Antimicrobial Textile Market is Estimated to Grow USD 9.5 Billion in 2019 to USD 12.3 Billion in 2024, at a CAGR of 5.4%

Antimicrobial textiles are fiber-based substrates on which antimicrobial agent is either coated or incorporated, to either kill or inhibit the growth of microorganisms.

Growth of the market is primarily triggered by the need for hygiene products to combat the increasing number of infections due to microorganisms in various applications such as sportswear, protective wear, curtains & drapes, carpets, surgical supplies & wipes, bedding, intimates, and footwear.

The antimicrobial textiles market is witnessing high growth owing to technological advances, high demand from APAC, and growing applications such as medical textiles and apparel. Growth in the market is also backed by the growing healthcare market and the increasing awareness of consumers regarding health and hygiene. However, factors such as fluctuations in raw material prices, low efficiency of existing antimicrobial treated textiles, and compliance with the stringent regulations act as a restraint for the growth of this market.

Milliken & Company (US), Thai Acrylic Fiber Co. Ltd. (Thailand), Trevira GmbH (Germany), PurThread Technologies, Inc. (US), LifeThreads LLC (US), Unitika Trading Co. Ltd. (Japan), Vestagen Protective Technologies, Inc. (US), Sinterama (Italy), Smith & Nephew Plc. (UK), and Herculite Inc. (US) are some of the leading players in the entire value chain of the antimicrobial textiles market.

Merger & acquisition; new product development; and partnership, collaboration, expansion are the key strategies adopted by industry players to achieve growth in the entire value chain of the antimicrobial textiles market. Intense competition has encouraged companies to adopt these strategies to retain their market shares.

Moreover, the market players are focusing on entering new markets by launching new antimicrobial products for different applications and expand their business venture globally.

Key Topics Covered:

1 Introduction

2 Research Methodology

3 Executive Summary

4 Premium Insights

4.1 Attractive Opportunities in the Antimicrobial Textiles Market

4.2 Antimicrobial Textiles Market in APAC, By Active Agent and Country, 2018

4.3 Antimicrobial Textiles Market, By Key Countries

5 Antimicrobial Textiles Market, By Active Agent

5.1 Introduction

5.2 Synthetic Organic Compounds

5.2.1 Quaternary Ammonium Compounds (QACS)

5.2.1.1 The Demand for QACS is High Than Other Synthetic Organic Compounds Due to their Antimicrobial Activity Against A Wide Range of Organisms

5.2.2 Triclosan

5.2.2.1 The Demand for Triclosan is Likely to Decrease as It is Banned in Developed Countries

5.2.3 Polyhexamethylene Biguanides (PHMB)

5.2.3.1 High Demand for PHMB is Witnessed in Apparel and Home Textiles

5.2.4 Zinc Pyrithione

5.2.4.1 The Demand for Zinc Pyrithione is High in Attire and Bedding Applications

5.2.5 Others

5.3 Metal & Metallic Salts

5.3.1 Silver

5.3.1.1 The Demand for Silver is Increasing in Textile Applications as It Possesses the Ability to Denature Key Enzyme Systems of Microbes

5.3.2 Copper

5.3.2.1 Copper is Used Extensively in Home Textile and Apparels

5.3.3 Zinc

5.3.3.1 Antibacterial Activity of Zinc Against A Wide Range of Bacteria is Increasing their Demand in the Market

5.3.4 Others

5.4 Bio-Based Agents

5.4.1 Chitosan

5.4.1.1 Increased Demand for Environmentally Safe is Driving the Use of Chitosan in the Market

5.4.2 Others

6 Antimicrobial Textiles Market, By Fabric

6.1 Introduction

6.2 Cotton

6.2.1 Increased Susceptibility to Antimicrobial Attack Drives the Use of Cotton for Antimicrobial Coating

6.3 Polyester

6.3.1 Antimicrobial Polyester is High in Demand in Textile Applications as It is Less Susceptible to Microbial Attack

6.4 Polyamide

6.4.1 Silver Or Copper Particles are Used to Impart Antimicrobial Activity on Polyamide Fabrics

6.5 Others

7 Antimicrobial Textiles Market, By Finishing Techniques

7.1 Introduction

7.1.1 Exhaust

7.1.2 Pad-Dry-Cure

7.1.3 Spraying

7.1.4 Foam Finishing Method

8 Antimicrobial Textiles Market, By Application

8.1 Introduction

8.2 Medical Textiles

8.2.1 Attire

8.2.1.1 Attire to Be the Largest Application in Medical Textiles Segment

8.2.2 Sheets & Blankets

8.2.2.1 Use of Antimicrobial Textiles in Sheets and Blankets Can Prevent the Spread of Infectious Diseases

8.2.3 Surgical Supplies & Wipes

8.2.3.1 The Demand for Antimicrobial Textiles in Surgical Supplies & Wipes is Increasing Due to Hais

8.2.4 Others

8.3 Commercial Textiles

8.3.1 Protective Wear

8.3.1.1 The Demand for Antimicrobial Textiles in Protective Wear is High Due to Reduced Bacterial Growth and Increased Durability of Textiles

8.3.2 Others

8.4 Apparel

8.4.1 Sportswear

8.4.2 Intimates

8.4.2.1 Intimates Wear Experienced A High Demand for Antimicrobial Textiles Due to Growing Consumer Awareness for Hygiene

8.4.3 Outdoor Clothing

8.4.3.1 Use of Antimicrobial Textiles in Outdoor Clothing is Increasing as they Extend the Life of Clothing

8.5 Home Textiles

8.5.1 Carpets

8.5.1.1 Protection From the Spread of Infections in Infants is Driving the Use of Antimicrobial Textiles in Carpets

8.5.2 Bedding

8.5.2.1 Use of Antibacterial Textiles in Bedding Segment to Experience the Highest Demand in Home Textiles

8.5.3 Curtains & Drapes

8.5.3.1 Demand of Antimicrobial Textiles in Curtains & Drapes Driven By Increased Awareness About Transmission of Microbes

8.5.4 Others

8.6 Industrial Textile

8.6.1 HVAC System

8.6.1.1 Increasing Demand for Antimicrobial Textile in HVAC Systems in Public Places is Driving the Market

8.6.2 Filters

8.6.2.1 Stringent Regulations Limited Atmospheric Microbe Counts in Industries are Driving the Use of Antimicrobial Textiles in Filters

8.7 Others

9 Antimicrobial Textiles Market, By Region

Company Profiles

A World of Wipes Balvigna Weaving Mills Pvt Ltd. Barjan Manufacturing Ltd. Herculite Inc. Innova Tex Lifethreads LLC Maine-Lee Technology Group, LLC Meditex Technology Medtronic Milliken & Company Purthread Technologies Inc. Sinterama Smartfiber AG Smith & Nephew PLC Stafford Textile Ltd Sun Dream Enterprise Co. Ltd. Surgicotfab Textiles Private Limited Suzhou Chunshen Environment Protection Fiber Co. Ltd Swicofil AG Thai Acrylic Fibre Co., Ltd. Toyobo Co. Ltd. Trevira GmbH Unitika Ltd. Vestagen Protective Technologies Inc.

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