Pandemic creates boom for medical nonwovens

futmedicalnonwovens2025 webGlobal demand for nonwovens in medical applications was forecast to reach US$2.49bn in 2020, as healthcare providers battle to control and defeat the coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic, according to a new report from Smithers.

The company based in Akron, Ohio, USA, says this represents a 19.2% rise compared with 2019, adding that the 2020 peak in demand will moderate over subsequent years, as and when coronavirus infections are brought under control.

For the full story, see the February 2021 edition of Medical Textiles.