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Textile Chemicals Market Research Report Information By Fiber Type (Natural, Fiber), By Product Type (Coating & Sizing Agent, Colorants & Auxiliaries, Finishing Agent), By Application (Apparels, Home Textiles, Technical Textiles), And By Region (North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, And Rest Of The World) – Market Forecast Till 2030.

ID: MRFR/CnM/1531-HCR | 135 Pages | Author: Anshula Mandaokar| June 2024

Global Textile Chemicals Market Overview

Textile Chemicals Market Size was valued at USD 25.5 billion in 2021. The textile chemicals market industry is projected to grow from USD 26.64 Billion in 2022 to USD 36.26 billion by 2030, exhibiting a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 4.50% during the forecast period (2024 - 2030). Rising demand for technical textile, growing demand for sports and activewear and rising trend towards better home furnishing and aesthetics are the key market drivers enhancing the market growth.Textile Chemicals Market OverviewSource: Secondary Research, Primary Research, MRFR Database and Analyst Review

Textile Chemicals Market Trends

  • Rising demand for technical textile to boost market growth

A technical textile is a specific type of fabric or material designed for a specific use. They provide special and exclusive properties that are very different from those found in regular fabric. The improved mechanical resistance, elasticity, strengthening, anti-dust, tenacity, insulator, thermal & fire resistance, and rigidity to UV and IR are all combined in these textiles due to modern technology. In the automotive, medical & personal hygiene, sport & leisure, pollution control & filtration, agricultural, industrial, packaging, and clothing industries, technical textiles are typically used for non-aesthetic applications. As a result, the need for textile chemicals, which are added to technical textiles to give them advanced qualities, is growing due to the increased use of technical textiles in various applications.

Technical textile is one of the innovative product categories in the textile sector due to its increasing attractiveness and adaptability. The need for technical textiles is continually being fueled by the expanding automotive and medical sectors. Emerging economies like China and India are emphasizing the adoption of cutting-edge manufacturing techniques and technological advancements across a range of industry sectors. As a result, technical textiles are now used in a variety of industrial sectors, which has increased demand for textile chemicals as well.

Textile chemical composition is a specialized field as it relates principles of chemistry at various levels of textile and clothing manufacturing. The key areas of textile chemical include dyeing and finishing, fiber and polymers, and—more significantly—the fusion of material science and textile material. Textile chemical has emerged as a crucial component of the textile and garment industries as a result of rising consumer demand for improved quality and functionality. The manufacturing process, from fiber pre-treatment through textile finishing, heavily relies on textile chemicals. Different textile chemicals have specific or dual roles in determining the efficiency of the textile production process and the quality of the finished products. Additionally, these compounds have the ability to expand the use of textiles in a range of applications. For example, ongoing research and development in the field of technical textiles has increased their application in the industries of agriculture, construction, commercial, medical, environmental, electrical, and electronic. So, the growing significance of textile chemistry is driving up demand for the product in the textile industry.

Textile Chemicals Market Segment Insights

Textile Chemicals Fiber Type Insights

The textile chemicals market segmentation, based on Fiber Type, includes Natural, synthetic Fiber. The Natural textile chemicals segment held the majority share in textile chemicals market revenue. This is primarily owing to the rising number of product innovations, and growing number of emerging markets.

March 2022: A wood-based biocomposite material called UPM Formi EcoAce, which contains cellulose fibre and up to 100% renewable resources, was developed by UPM Biocomposites. The highest standard for sustainability is met by this material. The use of such a renewable biocomposite will lessen the application's overall carbon footprint.

Figure 2: Textile Chemicals Market, by Fiber Type, 2021 & 2030 (USD Billion)Textile Chemicals Market, by Fiber Type, 2021 & 2030Source: Secondary Research, Primary Research, MRFR Database and Analyst Review

Textile Chemicals Product Type Insights

The textile chemicals market segmentation, based on Product Type, includes Coating & Sizing Agent, Colorants & Auxiliaries, and Finishing Agent. The Finishing Agent segment dominated the market in 2021. This is because there is a growing need for textile finishing. According to the forecast for the textile chemicals industry, the market will expand at the appropriate rate in the following decades.

Nov. 2021: Eco-friendly finishing agent is introduced by Cosmo Specialty Chemicals India. The non-toxic and environmentally friendly agent has excellent results in the textile industry and is appropriate for a variety of applications. The cutting-edge softener enhances the fabric's water absorption and smoothness while also enhancing cutting and stitching efficiency due to its exceptional lubricity and hydrophilicity.

Textile Chemicals Application Insights

The textile chemicals market data has been bifurcated by Application into Apparels, Home Textiles, Technical Textiles. With a revenue share of 44.71% in 2021, the market was led by applications for apparel. The rising millennial and Gen Z populations, who are affected by social media and fashion stars, rising disposable incomes, and the booming e-commerce sector are all responsible for this high percentage. Increased production of textile raw materials is also anticipated, which is likely to have an impact on the expansion of apparel production. For instance, the India Brand Equity Foundation reports that the nation's fibre production increased from 1.44 million tonnes in 2019 to 2.4 million tonnes in 2020. (IBEF). The requirement for textile chemicals for apparel for preparation, dyeing, and print applications is anticipated to rise as apparel production increases.

Textile Chemicals Regional Insights

By Region, the study provides the market insights into North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific and Rest of the World. In 2021, the Asia Pacific region held a 11.11 revenue, dominating the market. The growing urbanization, economic robustness during the COVID-19 epidemic, and modernization of the textile and chemical production processes are all attributed with this high share.

According to the World Trade Statistical Review 2021, China, Vietnam, and Bangladesh were three of the top four apparel exporters in the world in 2020. During the projected period, the region's expanding apparel production is anticipated to fuel the expansion of the product's market in Asia Pacific.

Further, the major countries studied in the market report are: The U.S, Canada, Germany, France, UK, Italy, Spain, China, Japan, India, Australia, South Korea, and Brazil.

Figure 3: TEXTILE CHEMICALS MARKET SHARE BY REGION 2021 (%)TEXTILE CHEMICALS MARKET SHARE BY REGION 2021Source: Secondary Research, Primary Research, MRFR Database and Analyst Review

Europe textile chemicals market is expected to grow at significantly from 2022 to 2030, during the forecast period, favorable government initiative, adoption of digitization and sustainable, and the development of reliable supply chains are expected to boost market growth in Europe.. Further, the Germany textile chemicals market held the largest market share, and the UK textile chemicals market was the fastest growing market in the European region

The North America Textile Chemicals Market is expected to grow at the fastest rate from 2022 to 2030. This is due to the rising demand for technical textiles in construction, automotive, and healthcare sector in this region. Moreover, China textile chemicals market held the largest market share, and the India textile chemicals market was the fastest growing market in the Asia-Pacific region

Textile Chemicals Key Market Players & Competitive Insights

Major market players are spending a lot of money on R&D to increase their product lines, which will help the textile chemicals market grow even more. Market participants are also taking a range of strategic initiatives to grow their worldwide footprint, with key market developments such as new product launches, contractual agreements, mergers and acquisitions, increased investments, and collaboration with other organizations. Competitors in the textile chemicals industry must offer cost-effective items to expand and survive in an increasingly competitive and rising market environment.

One of the primary business strategies adopted by manufacturers in the textile chemicals industry to benefit customers and expand the market sector is to manufacture locally to reduce operating costs. In recent years, textile chemicals industry has provided textile chemicals with some of the most significant benefits. The textile chemicals market major player such as DowDuPont, Wacker Chemie AG, TANATEX Chemicals B.V. and others are working to expand the market demand by investing in research and development activities.

In June 2020, Dow announced to launched a new generation hybrid binder for the composition of water-borne screen-printing inks, allowing for increased durability, colour brightness, and glossiness in synthetic and natural fibre fabrics for the flourishing streetwear and sportswear sectors. The DOWSIL Print 041 Textile Printing Ink Binders offers drop-in, waterborne alternatives to traditional textile printing inks that combine excellent performance, cost-effectiveness, and increased sustainability.

Dec. 2020, Wacker announced the launch of renewables-based silicone sealers through its ELASTOSIL eco brand. It is the first strategy that uses bio-based methanol to replace all additives and raw materials derived from fossil fuels in the product formulation. A chalk-filled alkoxy-curing silicone sealant is also part of the ELASTOSIL eco line, and it excels in weather-seal applications due to its superior adhesion profile and matt appearance.

Oct. 2020, TANATEX Chemicals B.V. announced to partnership with other renowned textile companies to speed up sustainable development for the textile sector. The partnership's goal was to introduce sustainable chemistry to the textile sector. Archroma, CHT Group, Huntsman, Rudolf Group, Kyung-In Synthetic Corporation (KISCO), Tanatex Chemicals, and Pulcra Chemicals are its founding members.

List of the Key Companies in the textile chemicals market includes

Textile Chemicals Industry Developments

July 2021: Devan Chemicals, a related textile chemicals company, was acquired by Pulcra Chemicals. Devan Chemicals is well-known for its Bi-Ome antimicrobial line, long-standing expertise in thermoregulation and flame retardant fabrics, sustainable track record in probiotics solutions, extensive line of recently released bio-based textile finishes, and probiotics solutions. It has staff in Shanghai as well as offices in the US, UK, and Portugal.

June 2019: Croda International joined into a contractual relationship with Microban to provides its antimicrobial and odour control technologies in India as well as the Indonesian market. Scentry by Microban, Scentry Revive, AEGIS, and SilverShield are all included in the product. Both companies aim to investigate new possibilities in the textile sector with this partnership.

December,2022 – TANATEX Chemicals is pleased to announce it has entered into a Joint Venture with WERKEN Química Brasil Ltda. - As part of this new alliance, TANATEX will bring its expertise in textile technology, product development, sustainability, global presence, while WERKEN will bring its knowledge and expertise as an agile, flexible and customer oriented solution provider in Latin America. This alliance will allow the synergies that exist between the two companies to be realised for the benefit of our customers.

Simon Collison, President and CEO of TANATEX Chemicals, commented: ‘’We are very excited about this new alliance. We have a great deal in common with WERKEN and share the same way of thinking and doing business. This can be traced back to how we both deal with the strong technical knowledge, the recognition as solutions providers and commitment to providing effective and sustainable solutions for our customers. When you add to that the synergies we will realize by teaming up, we have the perfect match.’’Jefferson Zomignan, CEO of WERKEN Química Ltda., declared: “This alliance will bring the maximum performance and capabilities of each company, while respecting the legacy of both, and building a unique identity. WERKEN and TANATEX together will cover all segments and technologies of the textile processing chemicals field for the benefit of our industry, customers, employees, shareholders and society in general.”

Textile Chemicals Market Segmentation

Textile Chemicals Fiber Type Outlook

  • Natural

  • Fiber

Textile Chemicals Product Type Outlook

  • Coating & Sizing Agent

  • Colorants & Auxiliaries

  • Finishing Agent

Textile Chemicals Application Outlook

  • Apparels

  • Home Textiles

  • Technical Textiles

Textile Chemicals Regional Outlook

  • North America

    • US

    • Canada

  • Europe

    • Germany

    • France

    • UK

    • Italy

    • Spain

    • Rest of Europe

  • Asia-Pacific

    • China

    • Japan

    • India

    • Australia

    • South Korea

    • Australia

    • Rest of Asia-Pacific

  • Rest of the World

    • Middle East

    • Africa

    • Latin America

Report Attribute/Metric Details
Market Size 2021 USD 25.50 billion
Market Size 2022 USD 26.64 billion
Market Size 2030 USD 36.26 billion
Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) 4.50% (2024-2030)
Base Year 2021
Market Forecast Period 2024-2030
Historical Data 2018 & 2020
Market Forecast Units Value (USD Billion)
Report Coverage Revenue Forecast, Market Competitive Landscape, Growth Factors, and Trends
Segments Covered Fiber Type, Product Type, Application, and Region
Geographies Covered North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, and Rest of the World
Countries Covered The U.S, Canada, Germany, France, UK, Italy, Spain, China, Japan, India, Australia, South Korea, and Brazil
Key Companies Profiled DowDuPont, Wacker Chemie AG, TANATEX Chemicals B.V. and others
Key Market Opportunities Rising demand for technical textile
Key Market Dynamics Growing demand for sports and activewear Rising trend towards better home furnishing and aesthetics

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

The textile chemicals market size was valued at USD 25.50 Billion in 2021.

The market is projected to grow at a CAGR of 4.50% during the forecast period, 2024-2030.

Asia-Pacific had the largest share in the market

Asia Pacific is predicted to lead the barite market during the forecast period.

The key players in the market are DowDuPont, Wacker Chemie AG, TANATEX Chemicals B.V. and others.

The natural textile fiber type dominated the market in 2021.

The finishing agent product type had the largest share in the market.

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