The non woven fabric market was valued at USD 43,883 million in 2020. It is projected to reach USD 59,000 million by 2025, growing at a CAGR of 6% from 2020 to 2025. Nonwoven fabrics are extensively used for package industry such as non woven bags. They are durable, reusable and cost-effective. In addition, non woven fabric is the main material of face masks, diapers and personal protective equipments. The market grows fast recently due to significant increase in geriatric population and rise in health awareness. Experts predict that non woven products are lucrative in the near future. So some people plan to purchase non woven machine to manufacture non woven fabric. This will maximize benefits. When it comes to such big investment, we should be cautious. We should do a further investigation on this project.

Market Research and Analysis

Market research is very necessary before purchasing non woven production line. We should know the current and future situation both in domestic and abroad. Here are two tools to help you know the general market trend. Let’s take Pakistan for example do the analysis.

Google Trend

The first one is google trend. From the below chart, non woven demands grow steadily from 2016 to 2019. It sharply increases in the year 2020 due to COVID-19. Now it recovers to normal. The general trend is upward.

google trend of non  woven for Pakistan market

UN Trade Data

The second tool is the trade data from United Nation. You can search the export and import data in this website. Pakistan’s export of non woven has a huge increase in 2020. Click the link to find more information.

export data of non woven for Pakistan

Local Market Investigation

What’s more, you should also focus on local market. We know spunbond and meltblown non woven fabrics are widely applied in face masks and PPE. The demands of these products are closely related to COVID-19 pandemic. What’s the COVID-19 going on all over the world? How about your country. Here are two charts from World Health Organization. The global chart shows that the infection persons reach a peak. It goes down slowly. As for Pakistan, the situation has also become better. But there are still 1,090 new infection cases in 15 June, 2021. We want COVID-19 to come over as soon as possible. But it might last for a long time.

COVID-19 infection data globally and in Pakistan

Estimated Investment Funds

This project funds contain factory workshop, non woven machine, raw material stock and other expenses.

Factory Plant

Non woven equipment type decides the factory plant area. For example, the size of single S 3.2m production line is 15L*10W*9.5H. So the workshop should be two times of machine size in square meters. Raw materials and produced non woven fabrics need extra space to store. This fee varies from countries.

Non Woven Machine

Single S 3.2m equipment ranges from $400,000 to $600,000. This is FOB price. The cost excludes import tax and freight. You can inquire your shipping agency for details. China signed free trade agreements with many countries. Certificate of Origin will make you save some tax.

PP Cost

What’s more, we should consider the cost of raw material. The daily output of Single S 3.2m machine is around 10 tons. So we at least prepare 150 ton PP for two weeks. In China, PP price is about $1,400 per ton. So the total value comes to $210,000.

Other Expenses

Other expenses refer to installation, electricity, labor cost, etc..

non woven machine workshop

Risk Assessment

Investment always comes along with risks. We should reduce risks to the utmost extent. Now let’s see when we will start to make a profit with Single S 3.2m. The following data is based on China market. It shows this project is profitable in four years. However, you should consider some unexpected factors. It’s very important that the machine runs stably and effectively.

profit anylisis table

Conclusion

When you plan to invest non woven project, you should do many jobs. It refers to a big fund. First, you must fully master trends of domestic and oversea market. Next up, you need prepare sufficient funds. Third, try your best to reduce the risks you might suffer. A good non woven machine supplier will do you great help. We are a professional manufacturer of non woven production line to offer customers decent after-service. If you are going to invest non woven project, we can give your some advice. It’s our honor to receive your inquiries.

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