Research and Markets: Nonwoven Fabric Mills Industry in the US and its International Trade [2011 Q3 Edition] Updated Report

July 21, 2011 09:52 AM Eastern Daylight Time

DUBLIN–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Research and Markets ( has announced the addition of Supplier Relations US, LLC’s new updated report “Nonwoven Fabric Mills Industry in the US and its International Trade [2011 Q3 Edition]” to their offering.

“Nonwoven Fabric Mills Industry in the US and its International Trade [2011 Q3 Edition]”

The Nonwoven Fabric Mills Industry report contains the most recent data and analysis on the industry’s key financial data, cost and pricing, competitive landscape, industry structure. Also updated are the latest trade, shipment, and inventory data available through July 2011. This year-end update provides the data necessary to make informed forecasts and business planning after the recent seasonal changes in output.

This 161-page report contains unparalleled industry market research in breadth and depth, providing a comprehensive view of the industry within the context of the overall manufacturing economy. The report’s supply and demand data covers U.S. shipments and international trade while also considering the industry’s capacity utilization. The industry level income statements, balance sheets, and capital expenditure analysis contain all the necessary data for financial benchmarking. In the cost analysis section, 38 upstream industries are analyzed to offer insight into the supply chain cost structure. For the channel and pricing structure, 69 downstream industries are analyzed. The competitive landscape section reports on the number of firms and their industry revenue share, market concentration, and a list of major players. Related trade associations, industry standards, and trade publications are also listed.

Executive Summary:

Definition & Classification This industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in manufacturing nonwoven fabrics and felts. Processes used include bonding and/or interlocking fibers by mechanical, chemical, thermal, or solvent means, or by combinations thereof. This 6-digit NAICS industry (313230) is under the hierarchy of Fabric Mills Industry Group (3132), Textile Mills Subsector (313), and the Manufacturing Sector (31-33). Its SIC equivalent codes are: 2297 – Nonwoven Fabrics; and 2299 – Textile Goods, NEC (nonwoven felt).

Revenue, Profitability & Foreign Trade Preview The industry’s revenue for the year 2010 was approximately $8.3 billion USD, with an estimated gross profit of 38.82%. Import was valued at $.7 billion USD from 61 countries. The industry also exported $1.7 billion USD worth of merchandise to 125 countries. Adding import value to and subtracting export value from the industry’s shipment value, the total domestic demand for the industry in 2010 was $7.3 billion USD.

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