29. April 2019 | News, Views & Markets

Price Hanna Consultants releases new report

Price Hanna Consultants LLC has published a new report which provides comprehensive global and regional market information on spunbonded and spunmelt nonwoven polypropylene manufacturing costs and profitability, demand and capacities through 2023.

The report provides detailed information on capacity by producer, country, line, and technology and beam configuration and compares regional and global supply to demand.  The report is of value to companies at all levels of the spunbonded and spunmelt nonwoven polypropylene value chain to enhance their understanding of capacities, comparative producer costs and profitability and regional and global supply/demand. The report is available for immediate delivery in hard copy or electronic PDF.

From 2013 to 2018, 31 production lines with an annual nameplate capacity of 15,000 tonnes or more were commissioned around the world totaling more than 728,000 tonnes of nameplate capacity. During this period, 19 new producers began using this nonwoven technology worldwide. Between 2019 and 2023, only a fraction of that amount has been announced to be commissioned globally. According to the consultants more is likely to be installed.

edited by Petra Gottwald

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