Meltblown sales double to $1.68 billion due to COVID facemask, medical disposables surge, says Smithers
LEATHERHEAD, SURREY, UK and AKRON, OH , October 12, 2021-
The global market for meltblown nonwovens has been fundamentally reshaped by the experience of Covid-19. Demand for vital products like face masks and medical PPE saw meltblown sale rises from $809 million in 2019 to $1.68 billion in 2020.
As this process has become a primary concern for nonwovens producers and converters it is profiled in depth in a new dedicated Smithers study – The Future of Meltblown Nonwovens to 2026 – published today. It gives provides detailed market data for meltblowns (by tonnage, surface area, raw material cost, and sales value) charting the radical changes that have characterised the market since the beginning of 2020.
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