The main application areas of spunlaced non-woven include wipes and masks. The main consumption areas of wet towels are personal materials and medical materials. Wet towels are the largest application areas in the industry, accounting for 70% of the total demand for spunlaced non-woven. Besides wet towels, medical fields include medical drones, hand clothing, surgical cover cloth, medical dressing materials, wound dressing, gauze and so on. Spinning cloth as one of the raw materials, health care includes diapers, wipes, facial film and other disposable consumer products.
Wet wipes and facial mask are the representative downstream products of spunlaced non-woven fabrics, and the proportion of wet towels is 70%. Both consumption directly determines the actual demand of spunlaced non-woven.
Globally, Europe and the United States are the world's largest consumer market for wipes, accounting for more than 70% of the total. According to the analysis of domestic market demand environment, affected by the aging, the two child policy, and the improvement of residents' consumption level and health consumption concept, China's Wipes Market has great potential.
According to market research, from 2015 to 2019, China's production of wet wipes presents a steady growth trend, with an annual output of about 232.4 billion tablets and an increase of about 396.6 billion tablets in 2019. It is estimated that the production will reach 438.6 billion tablets in 2020, with a considerable growth rate. According to 670000 wet wipes per ton of spunlaced non-woven, China will need 658000 tons of spunlaced non-woven in 2020.
Global public health events in 2020 make the demand for disinfectant wipes grow rapidly. The main uses of disinfectant wipes include wiping and disinfecting the surfaces of key subjects such as intensive care, neonatal ICU and hemodialysis, wiping and disinfecting the surfaces of diagnostic and therapeutic instruments such as hemodialysis machines and ventilators, and wiping and disinfecting postoperative operating tables and instruments and equipment. According to Zhuo Chuang's research on spunlaced non-woven fabric enterprises, the results are as follows. One of its main customers wipes manufacturers.