TABLE OF CONTENTS
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FOREWORD
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SCOPE
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OVERVIEW OF NONWOVEN TECHNOLOGIES
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Chart 1: Nonwoven Technologies on a Global Basis - 2012
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Chart 2: Global Distribution of Carded Volumes by Technology
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Chart 3: 2011 South American Nonwoven Distribution
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EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
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Chart 4: 2012 Latin American Nonwoven Distribution
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Chart 5: 2012 Latin American Nonwoven Markets
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Table 1: Nonwoven Market Segments in Latin America 2012
Chart 6: Various Nonwoven Production Lines in Brazil - 2011
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Table 2: Major Latin American Regional Nonwoven Producers
Chart 7: Polymer Distribution in Nonwoven Production in South America - 23
2012
GEOGRAPHY
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DEMOGRAPHICS
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Table 3: 2011/2012 Latin American Population and Gross Domestic Product
Chart 8: Population within Latin America Region - 2011
Chart 9: Latin America Population Growth Projection 2012 to 2018
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Chart 10: Baby Population 0-2 Years of Diaper Age
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Chart 11: Female Population of Menstruating Age
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ECONOMIES
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Chart 13: Market Classification of Countries in Latin America - 2012
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Chart 14: Public Expenditure as a % of GDP is lower in Latin America vs. 32
Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development Countries
Chart 15: Percentage of Research and Development Expenditures as part of
Private Sector and as a percentage of Gross Domestic Product
Chart 16: Purchasing Power Parity/Capita for North America and Mexico - 34
2010/2011
Chart 17: Purchasing Power Parity/Capita for Caribbean Region 2010/2011
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Chart 18: Purchasing Power Parity/Capita for Central American Region 36
2010/2011
Chart 19: Purchasing Power Parity/Capita for South American Region
2010/2011
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Chart 20: Distribution of Countries in Latin American region by Purchasing
Power Parity/Capita
Chart 21: Distribution of Population in Latin America by Purchasing Power 38
Parity /Capita
Chart 22: Nonwoven Consumption Per Capita vs. Purchasing Power Parity/
Capita
Chart 23: Nonwoven Consumption by Country in Latin America - 2012 and 39
2017
Table 4: Nonwoven Consumption by Country and Region in Latin America
Chart 24: Split Between Durable and Disposable Nonwoven Applications
DISPOSABLE NONWOVEN MARKETS
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HYGIENE
Table 5: Usage Used to Calculate Potential Market Size
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Table 6: Market Penetration and Feminine Care Volumes in Latin America
Table 7: Market Penetration and Baby Diaper Volumes in Latin America
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Table 8: Market Penetration and Adult Incontinence Volumes in Latin America
Table 9: Individual Disposable Hygiene Categories Growth Rates
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Chart 25: Distribution of Nonwoven Fabrics in Hygiene for South America
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Table 10: Adult Incontinence Product Global Market Shares
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Table 11: Production of Baby Diapers in Mexico
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Table 12: Major Hygiene Companies in Latin America
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Table 13: Latin America Hygiene Nonwoven Production
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Table 14: Square Meters of Nonwovens used in the Hygiene Industry in Latin
America
Chart 26: Regional Distribution of Nonwoven Volumes in Hygiene
WIPES
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Table 15 : Nonwoven Wipes by Volume and Type in Latin America
BABY WIPES
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Chart 27: Ratio of Spunlace in Wipes Applications in Latin America
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Table 16: Nonwoven Consumption into Pre-Moistened Consumer Wipes in 58
Latin America
Chart 28: Baby Wipe Substrate Volume Growth for Latin America
PERSONAL CARE WIPES
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INDUSTRIAL WIPES
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Table 17: Overview of Nonwoven Industrial Wipes
Table 18: Consumption of Industrial Wipes in Latin America
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Table 19: Industrial Wipe Brands in Brazil and South America
MEDICAL
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Table 20: Latin America Medical Fabrics Production
DURABLE NONWOVENS
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Table 21: Production of Durable Nonwovens in South America
Chart 29: Distribution of Durable Nonwoven Applications in South America
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Chart 30: Nonwoven Technology Distribution within Durable Nonwovens
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Table 22: Latin American Vehicle Production in 2011
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AUTOMOTIVE
Chart 31: Latin American Automobile Forecast
Schematic 1: Locations of Nonwovens in Automobile Construction
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Table 23: Nonwoven uses in Automobiles
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Chart 32: North America Nonwoven Application in Automobile
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Chart 33: Nonwoven Technologies Used in Automobiles in South America
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Chart 34: Nonwoven Volume Used in Automobile Applications in Latin
America
Chart 35: Global Comparison of Nonwovens per Automobile with South 71
America
FILTRATION
Table 24: Filtration Nonwoven Production in South America
Chart 36: Filtration Technology Breakdown in South America - 2010
UPHOLSTERED FURNISHING AND BEDDING
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Table 25: South America Upholstered Furnishings and Bedding
GEOTEXTILES/CONSTRUCTION/AGRA FABRICS
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Table 26: Geotextile, Construction and Agricultural Nonwoven Production in 76
South America
Chart 37: Distribution of Nonwoven Technology in the Geotextile,
Agricultural and Construction Markets in South America
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HOUSEHOLD
Table 27: South America Household Nonwoven Markets
SHOES
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Table 28: South America Nonwoven Shoe Market
Chart 38: South American Shoe Market Nonwoven Technology Distribution
APPAREL AND INTERLINING
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Table 29: South American Apparel and Interlining Nonwoven Market
Chart 39: South American Nonwoven Technology Distribution in the Apparel
and Interlining Market
PACKAGING, BAGS, COATED SUBSTRATE
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Table 30: South American Nonwoven Packaging/Bag and Coated Substrates
Market
Chart 40: South American Nonwoven
Packaging/Bags/Coated Substrate
Technology
Distribution
REGIONAL PRODUCERS
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Table 31: 2012 Latin America Spunlaid Capacities
Chart 41: Latin American Spunlaid Capacity by Supplier
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Table 32: Major Latin American Regional Nonwoven Producers
BRAZILIAN MULI-NATIONALS
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Chart 42: 2011 Latin American Market Shares (excluding Brazil)
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Chart 43 : 2011 Brazilian Spunlaid Market Shares
BRAZIL AS A GREEN – POLYMER PRODUCER
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EXPORT AND IMPORT ACTIVITY
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Table 33: US Nonwoven Exports into the Latin American Region
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Chart 44: 2011 Brazilian Nonwoven Exports into Latin America
Table 34: Mexico’s Nonwoven Imports
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Table 35: Mexico’s Nonwoven Exports
Table 36: Argentina’s Nonwoven Exports to other Latin American Countries
COMPANY PROFILES
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BRASKEM
FREUDENBERG NÃO TECIDOS LTDA.
INDUSTRIAS SANTA FE
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MEXICHEM BIDIM
PETROBAR, SA
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FITESA
POLYSTAR
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POLYMEROS Y DERIVADOS, CV DE SA
PROVIDENCIA (PRV13)
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POLYMER GROUP, INC
POLYTEX DE MARACAY
RENNER TÊXTIL LTDA.
SOFTBOND-SPUNBOND NONWOVENS
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SUL BRAZIL INDUSTRIA E COMÉRCIO, LTDA.
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RECUDIR SA
VELPER INDÚSTRIA E COMÉRCIO DE TECIDOS E PLASTICOS LTDA.
BIBLIOGRAPHY & REFERENCES
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