European sales of nonwovens to the automotive interiors market continued to increase in 2013 with growth of 4.1% in 2013 compared with the previous year.
According to EDANA, the international association serving the nonwovens and related industries, production of nonwovens in Greater Europe grew by around 1.9% in 2013 to reach 2.04 million tonnes. This compares with 2.00 million tonnes in 2012 when the annual growth was 1.5%. Despite these two low-growth years, the average growth rate since 2009 has been nearly 5.2%.
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