Thursday 14 December 2006

Competitive issues facing European Nonwovens Producers

Barry Davies, Director of Fibers for CMAI Europe had used the Chemical MarketsAssociates Inc cost model to investigate the impact of raw material price changes on the costs of the various nonwoven processes. These photos were taken during his lecture at the EDANA conference in Vienna in June 2006

China has plenty of spare polyester capacity

Brent Crude and Naphtha c.i.f. prices through 2006
Asia Pacific has 30% of the 4.5 million tonne nonwoven market (2004)

Nonwoven market fibre shares - 2004: PP and PET dominate
Scope for substituting PP with PET

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