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Textile Chemicals Market Size, Segmentation, Opportunities, Trends, Growth and Industry Forecast To 2020


Textile is simply defined as a flexible woven material which consists of network of artificial and natural fibers called as yarn or threads. Textiles which are made from various materials are obtained from four main sources such as mineral, animal, plant and synthetic. These textiles consist of large number of chemicals which are used in the manufacture of these textiles. Textile chemicals are compounds, intermediates and chemicals which are used during the manufacturing process of yarn or fabric. Some of the chemicals which are used in the manufacturing process of fabric include textile dying chemicals, finishing chemicals, pretreatment chemicals, antistatic agents and printing chemicals among others. Textile chemicals render the fabric or yarn with precise functions to advance the manufacturing process. Textile chemicals are of different types and they offer different functions. Coating & sizing chemicals offer inflammable properties to automotive components such as automotive airbags and furniture cloth, etc. Colorants provide color to the textiles. In this manner, every textile chemical offer different functions.

Immense growth in the apparel industry is one of the major factors driving the growth of global textile chemicals market. Growing population and demand for fashion apparel has led to growth of global textile chemicals market. Asia Pacific accounted to be the largest market for textile chemicals. Rising population in the region is the major factor driving the demand for textile chemicals in the region. The textile market is observing a substantial shift from the developed regions to China and India. China is known to be the textile manufacturing hub. Hence, high demand is observed for textile chemicals from the emerging economies such as China and India. Strong demand from the industrial sector such as home furnishing and automotive is also expected to boost market demand for textile chemicals in the market. Increase in disposable income of people in Asia Pacific has also led to the growth of textile industry thereby promoting growth of textile chemicals in the market.

The global textile chemicals market is segmented on the following bases:

1.    Products

a.    Colorants & Auxiliaries

b.    Coatings & Sizing Chemicals

c.    Finishing Agents

d.    Surfactants

e.    Bleaching Agents

f.     Desizing Agents

g.    Yarn Lubricants

2.    Applications

a.    Apparel

b.    Home Furnishing

c.    Industrial

d.    Automotive

e.    Others

3.    Geography

a.    North America

               i.    US

               ii.    Canada

               b.    Europe

               i.    UK

               ii.    Germany

               iii.    France

               iv.    Rest of Europe

c.    Asia-Pacific (APAC)

               i.    Japan

               ii.    China

               iii.    India

               iv.    Rest of APAC

d.    Middle East and Africa (MEA)

               i.    South Africa

               ii.    Saudi Arabia

               iii.    Rest of MEA

e.    Rest of the World (RoW)

               i.    Australia

               ii.    Brazil

               iii.    Rest of RoW

Key Players Identified for Textile Chemicals Market Include but are Not Limited to:

Archroma, BASF SE, Bayer Material Science AG, Clariant International, Huntsman International, Kemira, Kiri Industries Limited, Lubrizol Corporation, Omnova Solutions and Shaw Industries, Inc.

This report offers:

  • An overview of the global markets for textile chemicals market
  • Market trends assessment for the period 2014-2022, with historical information for 2014 & 2015, and projections through 2022, with respective CAGRS during 2016-2022
  • Qualitative assessment tools such as market drivers, challenges and future prospects, market attractiveness and positioning of key players
  • Focus on each level of market segmentation based on product approvals, launch, and current and anticipated market dynamics.
  • A general overview of the industry structure
  • Company profiles highlighting key information about the major players operating in the textile chemicals market
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