The demand for antimicrobial textiles is growing worldwide due to their refined presentation and microbe-resistant properties. Besides, the ever-increasing number of usage and technological growth for the manufacture of such textiles contribute to the growth of the Global Antimicrobial Textile Market. The entry of a large number of local players set the research and growth struggles that resulted in the discovery of vital elements that do not pass through the skin and are not tough on the skin are more motivating the market’s development.
The demand for sportswear and clothing is continuous and rising worldwide owing to the growing awareness about fitness and health. Moreover, increasing mindfulness about the suitability of fabric, rising disposable incomes, growing warble technology, etc. also contribute to the development of this market. The promotion of a healthier & physically active lifestyle will surge the demand. Customers are also looking for apparel with antimicrobial properties to prevent odor & bacterial development during physical activities. All these reassure the antimicrobial textiles market growth over the prediction timeframe.
· Increasing Demand from the Healthcare Industry
The healthcare industry is the largest consumer of antimicrobial fabrics. It needs to maintain hygiene and a bacteria-free environment vigorously. The sector uses antimicrobial textiles in wound dressing cloth, bed & linens, surgical gowns & bandages, and curtains to avoid contamination. Rising incidence of major diseases such as tuberculosis, chickenpox, diphtheria, and others and the increasing probability of cross-infection require more usage of secure antimicrobial textiles in healthcare. Besides, the rising healthcare services have augmented the necessity for antimicrobial textiles in the healthcare industry.
· Growing Consumer Awareness towards Hygienic and Healthier Products
The antimicrobial textiles market is propelled by the necessity of sterilized products to counter the growing number of infections. The healthcare industry is bound to maintain high standards of cleanliness and a bacteria-free environment. The sector uses antimicrobial textiles in wound dressing cloth & bandages, bed & linens, surgical gowns, and curtains to prevent infection.
Global Antimicrobial Textile Market: Segmentation
Antimicrobial Textile Market is segmented on Active Agents, which are Bio-based, Synthetic Organic Compounds, Metal & Metallic Salts. Synthetic organic compounds are cheaper than bio-based and metal & metallic salts active agents. The market for synthetic organic compounds is expected to grow at the highest CAGR. Synthetic organic compounds comprise triclosan, quaternary ammonium, and polyhexamethylene biguanides (PHMB) compounds. Quaternary ammonium compounds-based textile market are likely to grow at the substantial CAGR.
Based on the application, the global antimicrobial textile market is divided into Home Textiles, Medical Textiles, and Apparel. The use of antimicrobial textiles in medical applications is projected to register growth as the most extensive application section during the forecast period. Medical textiles include attire, sheets & blankets, surgical supplies & wipes, and other such applications. The use of antimicrobial textiles in the apparel sub-segment is expected to emerge as the largest sub-segment. These textiles come straight in contact with skin growing the probabilities of infections.
Antimicrobial Textile Market is segregated into Polyamide, Cotton, and Polyester as per fabric. Cotton is the main fabric used in numerous applications, including automotive, home textiles, medical textiles, apparel, commercial textiles, and any other fabric would be more vulnerable to microbial attack. The vulnerability to microbial attack will enhance the request for antimicrobial cotton textiles during the projection period.
Global Antimicrobial Textile Market: Regional insights
The Asia Pacific has emerged as one of the most significant and promising arcades for antimicrobial fabrics over the past few years. The local market of Asia Pacific has shown the most substantial development in terms of volume as well as value and has been the focal point of technical progressions. In this region, the prosperous industrial sector, altering lifestyles, growing requests for advanced textiles, and the rise of affluent customers are some of the critical elements boosting the demand for antimicrobial textiles. Moreover, the transformation of the healthcare industry in this region in response to the growing demand for hygienic and healthier products is further anticipated to promote the antimicrobial textiles market in the area.
Sanitized AG, Sciessent LLC, The Dow Chemical Company, Trevira GmbH, Life Threads LLC, Unitika Trading Co. Ltd., BASF SE, Microban International Ltd., Milliken Chemical, Lonza Group AG, Herculite Products Inc., PurThread Technologies Inc., BioCote Ltd., and Vestagen Protective Technologies Inc. are the known names among others.
Ø In May 2017, Trevira GmbH became a wholly-owned subsidiary of Indorama Ventures PCL Group (IVL) (Thailand). The development will further help the company for its growth, especially in the automotive, hygiene, and high-end home textiles segments.
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