EDANA: European NW output for 2020 tops 3 million tonnes, as products play key role in fighting pandemic

BRUSSELS, March 30, 2021-

EDANA, the leading global association serving the nonwovens and related industries, today disclosed the results of its annual survey of European nonwovens production. Providing a comprehensive overview of the sector, the latest statistics demonstrate the industry’s drive and durability during a period of unprecedented change to demand drivers and supply chains.

According to figures collected and compiled by the EDANA secretariat, production of nonwovens in Greater Europe grew by 7.2% in 2020 to reach 3,075,615 tonnes (and 85.9 billion square metres) with a total estimated turnover of €9,555 million. The total output of the 27 European Union countries is now over 2.15 million tonnes.

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