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Lyocell Fiber Market By Product (Staple Fiber, Cross-Linked Fiber), By Application (Apparel, Home Textiles, Surgical Products, Baby Diapers) - Growth, Future Prospects & Competitive Analysis, 2017 – 2025

Published: Dec 2017 | Report Code: 58926-12-17

Lyocell is a manmade fiber obtained from bleached wood pulp. Lyocell is also recognized by the name of Tencel in the United States. The strong fabric properties of Lyocell enhances it utilization for industrial purposes such as ropes, bandages, abrasive materials and automotive fillers. Lyocell fibers are differentiated from its counterparts owing to its high crystallinity, high degree of orientation, long crystallites, and well-oriented amorphous regions which leads to formation of a textile with high tensile strength. Lyocell finds major applications in textile industry such as in women clothing, home textiles such as bed sheets, drapes and curtains. Lyocell fiber, also known as third generation cellulose fiber has further gained traction owing to its rising demand as a substitute for rayon fiber in textile and other end-use industry. As a low tinted fabric, lyocell finds emerging applications such as in surface preparation in aerospace industry. Lyocell also finds multiple advantages in the medical field such as in the production of surgical products and medical equipment.

The market is witnessing significant demand as lyocell fibers are environment friendly biodegradable fibers. The fabrics made from Lyocell can be easily disposed of by process such as sewage deposition, incineration and landfilling. The manufacturing of Lyocell incorporates the use of non-toxic solvents such as amine oxide which leads to the environment friendly production of lyocell fibers. The growing pressure on synthetic fiber manufacturers for the production of cellulosic man-made fibers in order to discourage the use of petrochemical fibers has further motivated industry players to invest in research and development (R&D) activities for technological advancements. There is a recent trend of focusing on the acceptance of lyocell as a raw material for non-woven products. For instance, industry players such as Lenzing (Inventor of TENCEL), through its research and development activities on fibers, has optimized the absorption tendency in lyocell fiber products. Further, Lenzing has significantly reduced the use of preservatives in cosmetic products such as facial wipes and lotions. Also, the non-toxicity of these fibers makes it ideal for adult incontinence products, feminine hygiene products as lyocell doesn’t interacts with the medicated tissues. Moreover, the strong adsorbent, antibacterial and wet strength of the fiber in comparison with conventional cotton fiber increases its use in baby diapers and surgical materials (such as coats for doctors). Rising awareness towards the use of sterilized products is expected to drive the market growth. However, the rising cost-of lyocell fiber owing to fluctuating price of wood pulp in comparison to its counterparts such as linen, rayon, etc. forces apparel manufacturers to use substitute products. In addition, lack of finance, skilled labor, undeveloped sales channel majorly in developing economies is bound to impact the market in a negative way.

Lyocell Fiber Market

In 2016, Asia-Pacific, dominated the market growth due to massive growth of population majorly in countries such as China and India. Increasing penetration of baby diapers due to high birth rates concern towards pediatric hygiene and expanding non-woven market is primarily driving the market growth in this region. Presence of few key players in North America and Europe which are widely manufacturing “TENCEL” by using little measure of water and chemicals is poised to surge the market growth.

Some of the key players operating in the market include Lenzing AG, Chon Bang Company Limited, Aditya Birla Group, Smart Fiber AG, Qingdao Textiles Group Fiber Technology Co., Ltd., Weiqiao Textile Company Limited, China Populus Textile Ltd., Akzo Nobel and Acelon Chemicals & Fiber Corporation.

Chapter 1. Preface
1.1. Report Scope and Description
1.1.1. Purpose of the Report
1.1.2. Target Audience
1.1.3. USP and Key Offering
1.2. Research Scope
1.3. Research Methodology
1.3.1. Phase I-Secondary Research
1.3.2. Phase II-Primary Research
1.3.3. Phase II-Expert Panel Review
1.3.4. Top Down & Bottom Up Approach
1.3.5. Assumptions
1.4. Market Segmentation

Chapter 2. Executive Summary
2.1. Global Lyocell Fiber Market Snapshot
2.1.1. Global Lyocell Fiber Market, by Application, 2016
2.1.2. Global Lyocell Fiber Market, by Product, 2016
2.1.3. Global Lyocell Fiber Market, by Geography, 2016

Chapter 3. Lyocell Fiber Market: Market Dynamics and Future Outlook
3.1. Market Overview
3.2. Value Chain Analysis
3.3. Drivers
3.4. Challenges
3.5. Opportunities
3.6. Attractive Investment Proposition, by Geography

Chapter 4. Global Lyocell Fiber Market, by Product, 2015 – 2025 (Kilotons, US$ Mn)
4.1. Overview
4.2. Attractive Investment Proposition: Global Lyocell Fiber Market, by Product
4.3. Staple Fiber
4.4. Cross-Linked Fiber

Chapter 5. Global Lyocell Fiber Market, by Application, 2015 – 2025 (Kilotons, US$ Mn)
5.1. Overview
5.2. Attractive Investment Proposition: Global Lyocell Fiber Market, by Application
5.3. Apparel
5.4. Home textiles
5.5. Surgical Products
5.6. Baby Diapers
5.7. Others

Chapter 6. Global Lyocell Fiber Market, by Geography, 2015 – 2025 (Kilotons, US$ Mn)
6.1. Overview
6.2. North America Lyocell Fiber Market Analysis, 2015 – 2025
6.2.1. North America Lyocell Fiber Market, by Application, 2015 – 2025 (Kilotons, US$ Mn)
6.2.2. North America Lyocell Fiber Market, by Country, 2015 – 2025 (Kilotons, US$ Mn)
6.2.2.1. U.S.
6.2.2.2. Canada
6.3. Europe Lyocell Fiber Market Analysis, 2015 – 2025
6.3.1. Europe Lyocell Fiber Market, by Application, 2015 – 2025 (Kilotons, US$ Mn)
6.3.2. Europe Lyocell Fiber Market, by Country, 2015 – 2025 (Kilotons, US$ Mn)
6.3.2.1. U.K.
6.3.2.2. Spain
6.3.2.3. Germany
6.3.2.4. France
6.3.2.5. Rest of Europe
6.4. Asia Pacific Lyocell Fiber Market Analysis, 2015 – 2025
6.4.1. Asia Pacific Lyocell Fiber Market, by Application, 2015 – 2025 (Kilotons, US$ Mn)
6.4.2. Asia Pacific Lyocell Fiber Market, by Country, 2015 – 2025 (Kilotons, US$ Mn)
6.4.2.1. Japan
6.4.2.2. China
6.4.2.3. India
6.4.2.4. Rest of APAC
6.5. Latin America Lyocell Fiber Market Analysis, 2015 – 2025
6.5.1. Latin America Lyocell Fiber Market, by Application, 2015 – 2025 (Kilotons, US$ Mn)
6.5.2. Latin America Lyocell Fiber Market, by Country, 2015 – 2025 (Kilotons, US$ Mn)
6.5.2.1. Brazil
6.5.2.2. Mexico
6.5.2.3. Rest of Latin America
6.6. Middle East & Africa (MEA) Lyocell Fiber Market Analysis, 2015 – 2025
6.6.1. MEA Lyocell Fiber Market, by Application, 2015 – 2025 (Kilotons, US$ Mn)
6.6.2. MEA Lyocell Fiber Market, by Region, 2015 – 2025 (Kilotons, US$ Mn)
6.6.2.1. GCC
6.6.2.2. Rest of MEA

Chapter 7. Company Profiles
7.1. Lenzing AG
7.1.1. Business Description
7.1.2. Financial Information (Subject to data availability)
7.1.3. Product Portfolio
7.1.4. Key Developments
7.2. Chon Bang Company Limited
7.2.1. Business Description
7.2.2. Financial Information (Subject to data availability)
7.2.3. Product Portfolio
7.2.4. Key Developments
7.3. Aditya Birla Group
7.3.1. Business Description
7.3.2. Financial Information (Subject to data availability)
7.3.3. Product Portfolio
7.3.4. Key Developments
7.4. Smart Fiber AG
7.4.1. Business Description
7.4.2. Financial Information (Subject to data availability)
7.4.3. Product Portfolio
7.4.4. Key Developments
7.5. Acelon Chemicals & Fiber Corporation
7.5.1. Business Description
7.5.2. Financial Information (Subject to data availability)
7.5.3. Product Portfolio
7.5.4. Key Developments
7.6. Weiqiao Textile Company Limited
7.6.1. Business Description
7.6.2. Financial Information (Subject to data availability)
7.6.3. Product Portfolio
7.6.4. Key Developments
7.7. Qingdao Textiles Group Fiber Technology Co., Ltd.
7.7.1. Business Description
7.7.2. Financial Information (Subject to data availability)
7.7.3. Product Portfolio
7.7.4. Key Developments
7.8. China Populus Textile Ltd.
7.8.1. Business Description
7.8.2. Financial Information (Subject to data availability)
7.8.3. Product Portfolio
7.8.4. Key Developments
7.9. Akzo Nobel
7.9.1. Business Description
7.9.2. Financial Information (Subject to data availability)
7.9.3. Product Portfolio
7.9.4. Key Developments
7.10. Other Notable Players

List Of Figures :

FIG. 1 Lyocell Fiber: Market Segmentation
FIG. 2 Global Lyocell Fiber Market Value by Product, 2016 (US$ Mn),
FIG. 3 Global Lyocell Fiber Market Value by Application, 2016 (US$ Mn),
FIG. 4 Global Lyocell Fiber Market Value by Geography, 2016 (US$ Mn),
FIG. 5 Attractive Investment Proposition, by Geography
FIG. 6 Global Lyocell Fiber Market Share, by Application, 2016 (Value %)
FIG. 7 Global Lyocell Fiber in Apparel Market, 2015 – 2025 (Kilotons, US$ Mn)
FIG. 8 Global Lyocell Fiber in Home textiles Market, 2015 – 2025 (Kilotons, US$ Mn)
FIG. 9 Global Lyocell Fiber in Surgical Products Market, 2015 – 2025 (Kilotons, US$ Mn)
FIG. 10 Global Lyocell Fiber in Baby Diapers, 2015 – 2025 (Kilotons, US$ Mn)
FIG. 11 Global Lyocell Fiber in Others, 2015 – 2025 (Kilotons, US$ Mn)
FIG. 12 Global Lyocell Fiber Market, by Geography, 2016 (Value %)
FIG. 13 U.S. Lyocell Fiber Market, 2015 – 2025 (Kilotons, US$ Mn)
FIG. 14 Canada Lyocell Fiber Market, 2015 – 2025 (Kilotons, US$ Mn)
FIG. 15 U.K. Lyocell Fiber Market, 2015 – 2025 (Kilotons, US$ Mn)
FIG. 16 Germany Lyocell Fiber Market, 2015 – 2025 (Kilotons, US$ Mn)
FIG. 17 Spain Lyocell Fiber Market, 2015 – 2025 (Kilotons, US$ Mn)
FIG. 18 France Lyocell Fiber Market, 2015-2025 (Kilotons, US$ Mn)
FIG. 19 UK Lyocell Fiber Market, 2015-2025 (Kilotons, US$ Mn)
FIG. 20 Rest of Europe Lyocell Fiber Market, 2015 – 2025 (Kilotons, US$ Mn)
FIG. 21 Japan Lyocell Fiber Market, 2015 – 2025 (Kilotons, US$ Mn)
FIG. 22 China Lyocell Fiber Market, 2015 – 2025 (Kilotons, US$ Mn)
FIG. 23 India Lyocell Fiber Market, 2015 – 2025 (Kilotons, US$ Mn)
FIG. 24 Rest of Asia Pacific Lyocell Fiber Market, 2015 – 2025 (Kilotons, US$ Mn)
FIG. 25 Brazil Lyocell Fiber Market, 2015 – 2025 (Kilotons, US$ Mn)
FIG. 26 Mexico Lyocell Fiber Market, 2015 – 2025 (Kilotons, US$ Mn)
FIG. 27 Rest of Latin America Lyocell Fiber Market, 2015 – 2025 (Kilotons, US$ Mn)
FIG. 28 GCC Lyocell Fiber Market, 2015 – 2025 (Kilotons, US$ Mn)
FIG. 29 Rest of Middle East and Africa Lyocell Fiber Market, 2015 – 2025 (Kilotons, US$ Mn)

List Of Table :

TABLE 1 Global Lyocell Fiber Market Snapshot
TABLE 2 Global Lyocell Fiber Market, by Product, 2015 – 2025 (Kilotons)
TABLE 3 Global Lyocell Fiber Market, by Product, 2015 – 2025 (US$ Mn)
TABLE 4 Global Lyocell Fiber Market, by Application, 2015 – 2025 (Kilotons)
TABLE 5 Global Lyocell Fiber Market, by Application, 2015 – 2025 (US$ Mn)
TABLE 6 Global Lyocell Fiber Market, by Geography, 2015 – 2025 (Kilotons)
TABLE 7 Global Lyocell Fiber Market, by Geography, 2015 – 2025 (US$ Mn)
TABLE 8 North America Lyocell Fiber Market, by Product, 2015 – 2025 (Kilotons)
TABLE 9 North America Lyocell Fiber Market, by Product, 2015 – 2025 (US$ Mn)
TABLE 10 North America Lyocell Fiber Market, by Application, 2015 – 2025 (Kilotons)
TABLE 11 North America Lyocell Fiber Market, by Application, 2015 – 2025 (US$ Mn)
TABLE 12 North America Lyocell Fiber Market, by Geography, 2015 – 2025 (Kilotons)
TABLE 13 North America Lyocell Fiber Market, by Geography, 2015 – 2025 (US$ Mn)
TABLE 14 North America Lyocell Fiber Market, by Country, 2015 – 2025 (Kilotons)
TABLE 15 North America Lyocell Fiber Market, by Country, 2015 – 2025 (US$ Mn)
TABLE 16 Europe Lyocell Fiber Market, by Product, 2015 – 2025 (Kilotons)
TABLE 17 Europe Lyocell Fiber Market, by Product, 2015 – 2025 (US$ Mn)
TABLE 18 Europe Lyocell Fiber Market, by Application, 2015 – 2025 (Kilotons)
TABLE 19 Europe Lyocell Fiber Market, by Application, 2015 – 2025 (US$ Mn)
TABLE 20 Europe Lyocell Fiber Market, by Geography, 2015 – 2025 (Kilotons)
TABLE 21 Europe Lyocell Fiber Market, by Geography, 2015 – 2025 (US$ Mn)
TABLE 22 Europe Lyocell Fiber Market, by Country, 2015 – 2025 (Kilotons)
TABLE 23 Europe Lyocell Fiber Market, by Country, 2015 – 2025 (US$ Mn)
TABLE 24 Asia-Pacific Lyocell Fiber Market, by Product, 2015 – 2025 (Kilotons)
TABLE 25 Asia-Pacific Lyocell Fiber Market, by Product, 2015 – 2025 (US$ Mn)
TABLE 26 Asia-Pacific Lyocell Fiber Market, by Application, 2015 – 2025 (Kilotons)
TABLE 27 Asia-Pacific Lyocell Fiber Market, by Application, 2015 – 2025 (US$ Mn)
TABLE 28 Asia-Pacific Lyocell Fiber Market, by Geography, 2015 – 2025 (Kilotons)
TABLE 29 Asia-Pacific Lyocell Fiber Market, by Geography, 2015 – 2025 (US$ Mn)
TABLE 30 Asia-Pacific Lyocell Fiber Market, by Country, 2015 – 2025 (Kilotons)
TABLE 31 Asia-Pacific Lyocell Fiber Market, by Country, 2015 – 2025 (US$ Mn)
TABLE 32 Latin America Lyocell Fiber Market, by Product, 2015 – 2025 (Kilotons)
TABLE 33 Latin America Lyocell Fiber Market, by Product, 2015 – 2025 (US$ Mn)
TABLE 34 Latin America Lyocell Fiber Market, by Application, 2015 – 2025 (Kilotons)
TABLE 35 Latin America Lyocell Fiber Market, by Application, 2015 – 2025 (US$ Mn)
TABLE 36 Latin America Lyocell Fiber Market, by Geography, 2015 – 2025 (Kilotons)
TABLE 37 Latin America Lyocell Fiber Market, by Geography, 2015 – 2025 (US$ Mn)
TABLE 38 Latin America Lyocell Fiber Market, by Country, 2015 – 2025 (Kilotons)
TABLE 39 Latin America Lyocell Fiber Market, by Country, 2015 – 2025 (US$ Mn)
TABLE 40 Middle East and Africa Lyocell Fiber Market, by Product, 2015 – 2025 (Kilotons)
TABLE 41 Middle East and Africa Lyocell Fiber Market, by Product, 2015 – 2025 (US$ Mn)
TABLE 42 Middle East and Africa Lyocell Fiber Market, by Application, 2015 – 2025 (Kilotons)
TABLE 43 Middle East and Africa Lyocell Fiber Market, by Application, 2015 – 2025 (US$ Mn)
TABLE 44 Middle East and Africa Lyocell Fiber Market, by Geography, 2015 – 2025 (Kilotons)
TABLE 45 Middle East and Africa Lyocell Fiber Market, by Geography, 2015 – 2025 (US$ Mn)
TABLE 46 Middle East and Africa Lyocell Fiber Market, by Region, 2015 – 2025 (Kilotons)
TABLE 47 Middle East and Africa Lyocell Fiber Market, by Region, 2015 – 2025 (US$ Mn)
TABLE 48 Lenzing AG: Company Snapshot (Business Description; Financial Information; Product Portfolio; News Coverage)
TABLE 49 Chon Bang Company Limited: Company Snapshot (Business Description; Financial Information; Product Portfolio; News Coverage)
TABLE 50 Aditya Birla Group: Company Snapshot (Business Description; Financial Information; Product Portfolio; News Coverage)
TABLE 51 Smart Fiber AG: Company Snapshot (Business Description; Financial Information; Product Portfolio; News Coverage)
TABLE 52 Acelon Chemicals & Fiber Corporation: Company Snapshot (Business Description; Financial Information; Product Portfolio; News Coverage)
TABLE 53 Weiqiao Textile Company Limited: Company Snapshot (Business Description; Financial Information; Product Portfolio; News Coverage)
TABLE 54 Qingdao Textiles Group Fiber Technology Co., Ltd.: Company Snapshot (Business Description; Financial Information; Product Portfolio; News Coverage)
TABLE 55 China Populus Textile Ltd: Company Snapshot (Business Description; Financial Information; Product Portfolio; News Coverage)
TABLE 56 Akzo Nobel: Company Snapshot (Business Description; Financial Information; Product Portfolio; News Coverage)

On the basis of its product, the global lyocell fiber market is categorized into following segments:

  • Staple Fiber
  • Cross-Linked Fiber

Lyocell Fiber Market

In 2016, staple fiber product dominated the market and is also expected to maintain its dominance throughout the forecast period. Staple fiber is wrinkle-free, lightweight and is considered ideal for manufacturing clothes which easily withstand variant climatic conditions. Staple fibers are witnessing demand owing to its increasing applications in apparels such as casual wear, denims, chinos, towels, etc. The market for long staple fibers is projected to grow rapidly due to its increasing applications in the manufacturing of heavy-use fabrics such as blankets, rugs and coats. Additionally, growing demand for house hold related products such as carpets is another significant factor for increased demand of staple fibers. Increasing applications of staple fibers in the production of delicate yarns which is then used for production of light-weighted garments is another factor augmenting the market growth.

Cross-linked fibers exhibit major market potential and is projected to rise in the coming years. However, these fibers lead to abrasion in wet state which results in the formation of micro fibrils on the surface of fiber. Thus, abrasion resistance of fiber is improved by the application of cross-linking agents on textile substrates. For example, aniline-s-triazine, used a cross-linking agent to enhance the abrasion resistance of these fibers. Therefore, these fibers are used for limited applications such as improving the silkier texture and is also utilized in production of jersey fabric, woven fabric, and knitwear.

On the basis of its applications, the global lyocell fiber market is categorized into following segments:

  • Apparel
  • Home textiles
  • Surgical Products
  • Baby Diapers
  • Others (Automotive Filters, Vehicle Carpeting and Cigarette Filters)

Lyocell Fiber Market

In 2016, apparel application dominated the market and is expected to maintain its dominance during the forecast period owing to rising demand for better quality apparel across the globe. Wrinkle resistance, high absorbency and suitability for machine wash makes this fiber an ideal alternative to other cellulosic fibers such as cotton and rayon. Moreover, growth of textile industry has further triggered the market growth as it attracts investment across the globe. There is increased demand for lyocell fiber from the manufacture of apparel products, such as designer clothes, headgears, head caps, etc. Lyocell is also gaining market traction due to its rising demand in high end designer apparels available in malls and boutiques. Now-a-days, lyocell is blended with nylon which makes it comfortable as nylon prevents the cloth surface from wind and water and provides warmth and comfort from inner surface. In addition, blends of lyocell with nylon and linen pose lucrative opportunities for market players owing to its growing demand in summer, spring and fall fashions.

Baby diapers segment is growing at the fastest CAGR owing to its rapid adoption in countries with high birth rate. Baby diapers made up of smooth fiber of lyocell absorbs 50 percent of the moisture and provides natural hygienic condition. This is one of the major factor supplementing the segment market growth.

Based on geography, the global lyocell fiber market is segmented into following regions and countries:-

  • North America
    • U.S.
    • Canada
  • Europe
    • Germany
    • Spain
    • France
    • UK
    • Rest of Europe
  • Asia Pacific
    • Japan
    • China
    • India
    • Rest of Asia Pacific
  • Latin America
    • Brazil
    • Mexico
    • Rest of Latin America
  • Middle East & Africa
    • GCC
    • Rest of Middle East & Africa

Lyocell Fiber Market

Asia-Pacific dominated the market in 2016 and is projected to maintain its dominance in the years to come. Growing awareness regarding pediatric sanitation, decline in infant mortality rate and increasing purchasing power capacity of consumers are among the major factors driving the demand for baby diapers in this region. Therefore, leading to the growth of Asia-Pacific lyocell fiber market. The increasing market penetration for fashion garments has further led to lifestyle improvements which is projected to boost the consumption of lyocell fiber in this region. Expanding construction industry is another significant factor driving the need for home textiles products such as carpets, curtains and drapes in this region. North America is expected to witness average growth with the rise in apparel exports due to presence of established textile industries in this region.

Lyocell is a man-made fiber, however, it is produced from natural raw materials such as wood pulp. Therefore, the environmentalist approach of countries such as UK, U.S. and France has further driven demand for biodegradable fibers. Europe, Latin America and Middle East are predicted to reflect average growth rate as lyocell here is being converted to sewing threads for small specialized applications, which restricts its demand in large garment manufacturing sector resulting in moderate growth of the market.

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