Waterproof textiles are designed for the use in garments which provide protection from the environmental factors like wind, rain and loss of body heat. It doesn’t let the sweat penetrate outside as well as save rainwater from going inside the fabric. Waterproof textile fabric completely prevents the penetration and absorption of liquid water. They are also known as waterproof breathable textile fabric. The term breathable indicates that the fabric is actively ventilated. These textile fabrics are widely used in sportswear and similar applications.
The global waterproof textiles market has been segmented on the basis of raw material, type, applications and geography. The different raw materials used to make waterproof textiles are synthetic microfilament yarn, polymer and polyurethane and others. The three different types of waterproof textile fabric are densely woven, laminated, coated. Different applications in which waterproof textiles used are sportswear, outdoor equipment, workwear, leisurewear, tents and others. Geography wise, waterproof textiles market is segmented into four key regions namely North America, Europe, Asia Pacific (APAC) and Rest of the world (ROW). North America Waterproof Textiles market is divided into three countries namely U.S., Mexico and Canada. North America is the major market in this expected to lead further for the next five years. Europe is divided into Germany, U.K., France and others which are the main countries having major market share in terms of volume and revenue. Asia Pacific is further divided into China, Japan and India.
Sample Companies Profiled in this Report are:
- W.L. Gore and Associates Inc.,
- General Electric,
- Dow Corning
The report also portrays value chain analysis starting from the raw material suppliers to the end users. Porters five force analysis has been performed to determine the degree of competition between manufacturers or suppliers during the forecast period.