Antimicrobial Textiles Market Trends, Share, Analysis by 2031

Antimicrobial Textiles Market Size and Forecast (2020 - 2030), Global and Regional Share, Trend, and Growth Opportunity Analysis Report Coverage: By Active Agents (Bio-Based Agents, Metal and Metallic Salts, and Synthetic Organic Compounds), by Fabric (Cotton, Polyamide, Polyester, and Others), by Application (Medical Textiles, Apparel, Home Textiles, Commercial Textiles, Industrial Textiles, and Others) and Geography

  • Report Code : TIPRE00006945
  • Category : Chemicals and Materials
  • Status : Data Released
  • No. of Pages : 150
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The antimicrobial textiles market size is projected to reach US$ 18.54 billion by 2031 from US$ 11.71 billion in 2023. The market is expected to register a CAGR of 5.9% in 2023–2031.

The increasing application sector acts as a significant trend in the antimicrobial textile market, with a notable surge in demand for antimicrobial textiles in various industries. This trend reflects a growing awareness of the importance of hygiene and protection against microbial threats across diverse sectors, contributing to the escalating demand for antimicrobial textiles.

Antimicrobial Textiles Market Analysis

The growing consumer awareness about hygiene has emerged as a significant driver in the antimicrobial textiles market, influencing purchasing behaviors across various industries. This heightened awareness is particularly evident after global health concerns, including the COVID-19 pandemic, underscoring the importance of maintaining clean and sanitary environments. Consumers are now more attuned to the potential risks of transmitting pathogens, such as bacteria and viruses, through various surfaces, including clothing, bedding, and everyday items. This increased awareness has fuelled a demand for products that offer an additional layer of protection against microbial contamination, and antimicrobial textiles have become a key solution to address these concerns.

Antimicrobial Textiles Market Overview

Antimicrobial textiles refer to fabrics treated with substances that inhibit the growth of microorganisms, such as bacteria, fungi, and viruses. The demand for these textiles has surged due to several factors, primarily centered around the global emphasis on hygiene, health, and sustainability. In recent years, heightened awareness of infectious diseases has fueled a growing demand for enhanced protection products. Antimicrobial textiles find applications in various sectors, including healthcare, where the need for sterile environments is paramount. Hospitals, clinics, and other medical facilities increasingly utilize these textiles to prevent the spread of infections and maintain a sanitary environment.

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Antimicrobial Textiles Market: Strategic Insights

Antimicrobial Textiles Market

  • CAGR (2023 - 2031)
    5.9%
  • Market Size 2023
    US$ 11.71 Billion
  • Market Size 2031
    US$ 18.54 Billion

Market Dynamics

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Key Players

  • The Aditya Birla Group
  • Fuji Chemical Industries
  • Herculite, Indorama Ventures Public Company Limited
  • Kolon Industries
  • Response Fabrics
  • Sanitized AG
  • Sarex Textile Chemicals
  • Toyobo Co
  • Vardhman Holdings Limited
  • Milliken and Company
  • Trevira GmbH

Regional Overview

  • North America
  • Europe
  • Asia-Pacific
  • South and Central America
  • Middle East and Africa

Market Segmentation

Active Agents
  • Bio-Based Agents
  • Metal and Metallic Salts
  • Synthetic Organic Compounds
Fabric
  • Cotton
  • Polyamide
  • Polyester
  • Others
Application
  • Medical Textiles
  • Apparel
  • Home Textiles
  • Commercial Textiles
  • Industrial Textiles
  • Others
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Antimicrobial Textiles Market Drivers and Opportunities

Growing Demand from Healthcare Industry

In the healthcare sector, where maintaining sterile conditions is crucial, hygiene awareness has driven the adoption of antimicrobial textiles in hospital linens, uniforms, and other medical fabrics. These textiles help create a safer environment by inhibiting the growth of harmful microorganisms, thereby reducing the risk of healthcare-associated infections. Beyond healthcare, consumers are seeking antimicrobial features in everyday products. Clothing and accessories treated with antimicrobial properties are gaining popularity, providing individuals with a sense of assurance in terms of personal hygiene. Antimicrobial textiles in sportswear, for example, address concerns related to sweat and bacteria, offering active individuals a more comfortable and hygienic experience.

Technological Advancements – An Opportunity

Technological advancements, such as plasma technology, offer environmentally friendly alternatives for surface modification in antimicrobial textiles. This innovation reduces the use of harmful chemicals and drives product differentiation, creating significant opportunities for market growth. Additionally, ongoing research and development in active agents and fabric materials contribute to the expansion of the antimicrobial textile market.

Antimicrobial Textiles Market Report Segmentation Analysis

Key segments that contributed to the derivation of the antimicrobial textiles market analysis are active agents, fabric, and application.

  • Based on active agents, the antimicrobial textiles market is divided into bio-based agents, metal and metallic salts, and synthetic organic compounds. The synthetic organic compounds segment held a larger market share in 2023.
  • By fabric, the market is segmented into cotton, polyamide, polyester, and others. The cotton segment held the largest share of the market in 2023.
  • In terms of application, the market is divided into medical textiles, apparel, home textiles, commercial textiles, industrial textiles, and others. The medical textiles segment dominated the market in 2023.

Antimicrobial Textiles Market Share Analysis by Geography

The geographic scope of the antimicrobial textiles market report is mainly divided into five regions: North America, Asia Pacific, Europe, Middle East & Africa, and South & Central America.

North America dominated the global antimicrobial textiles market. North America leads the global market for antimicrobial textiles, primarily driven by its robust healthcare infrastructure, where the emphasis on hygiene and infection control fuels the extensive adoption of these textiles in medical settings. The region's consumers, highly conscious of health and personal well-being, have contributed to the surge in demand for antimicrobial-treated textiles, incorporating them into daily life, especially during the COVID-19 pandemic. North America's prominence in innovation and research within the textile industry has resulted in the development of advanced antimicrobial technologies, positioning the region as a leader in producing high-quality textiles that meet stringent standards. Stringent regulatory frameworks ensure compliance, fostering an environment where the safety and efficacy of antimicrobial textiles are paramount. Beyond healthcare, the diverse applications of these textiles, from sportswear to home textiles, contribute to their widespread adoption. The region's strong healthcare focus, consumer awareness, innovation, regulatory adherence, and versatile applications create an environment conducive to the sustained growth of the antimicrobial textiles market in North America.

Antimicrobial Textiles Market News and Recent Developments

The antimicrobial textiles market is evaluated by gathering qualitative and quantitative data post primary and secondary research, which includes important corporate publications, association data, and databases. The following is a list of developments in the market for speech and language disorders and strategies:

  • In April 2020, Milliken swivels textile manufacturing into producing advanced medical PPE. The company is leveraging materials science proficiency to manufacture personal protective equipment (PPE) for the medical industry amid the COVID-19 pandemic. The product BioSmartTM antimicrobial technology is used in lab coats, scrubs, and hospital curtains. It can kill up to 99.9% of common bacteria on touch. (Source: Milliken Company Website)
  • In May 2019, Trevira attended the TECHTEXTIL in Germany, where the company presented products of a broad spectrum of technologies and applications in the segment of functional & technical textiles. The company presented at the conference is the sister concern of Indorama Ventures, the parent company. (Source: Indorama Ventures Fibers Germany)

Antimicrobial Textiles Market Report Coverage and Deliverables

The “Antimicrobial Textiles Market Size and Forecast (2023–2031)” report provides a detailed analysis of the market covering below areas:

  • Market size and forecast at global, regional, and country levels for all the key market segments covered under the scope
  • Market dynamics such as drivers, restraints, and key opportunities
  • Key future trends
  • Detailed PEST/Porter’s Five Forces and SWOT analysis
  • Global and regional market analysis covering key market trends, major players, regulations, and recent market developments
  • Industry landscape and competition analysis covering market concentration, heat map analysis, prominent players, and recent developments
  • Detailed company profiles

Antimicrobial Textiles Market Report Scope

Report Attribute Details
Market size in 2023 US$ 11.71 Billion
Market Size by 2031 US$ 18.54 Billion
Global CAGR (2023 - 2031) 5.9%
Historical Data 2021-2022
Forecast period 2023-2031
Segments Covered By Active Agents
  • Bio-Based Agents
  • Metal and Metallic Salts
  • Synthetic Organic Compounds
By Fabric
  • Cotton
  • Polyamide
  • Polyester
  • Others
By Application
  • Medical Textiles
  • Apparel
  • Home Textiles
  • Commercial Textiles
  • Industrial Textiles
  • Others
Regions and Countries Covered North America
  • US
  • Canada
  • Mexico
Europe
  • UK
  • Germany
  • France
  • Russia
  • Italy
  • Rest of Europe
Asia-Pacific
  • China
  • India
  • Japan
  • Australia
  • Rest of Asia-Pacific
South and Central America
  • Brazil
  • Argentina
  • Rest of South and Central America
Middle East and Africa
  • South Africa
  • Saudi Arabia
  • UAE
  • Rest of Middle East and Africa
Market leaders and key company profiles
  • The Aditya Birla Group
  • Fuji Chemical Industries
  • Herculite, Indorama Ventures Public Company Limited
  • Kolon Industries
  • Response Fabrics
  • Sanitized AG
  • Sarex Textile Chemicals
  • Toyobo Co
  • Vardhman Holdings Limited
  • Milliken and Company
  • Trevira GmbH
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    Report Coverage
    Report Coverage

    Revenue forecast, Company Analysis, Industry landscape, Growth factors, and Trends

    Segment Covered
    Segment Covered

    Active Agents, Fabric, Application

    Regional Scope
    Regional Scope

    North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Middle East & Africa, South & Central America

    Country Scope
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    • The Aditya Birla Group
    • Fuji Chemical Industries
    • Herculite, Indorama Ventures Public Company Limited
    • Kolon Industries
    • Response Fabrics
    • Sanitized AG
    • Sarex Textile Chemicals
    • Toyobo Co
    • Vardhman Holdings Limited
    • Milliken & Company

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