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Technical Textile Markets
Issue 111:
August 2018

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Editorial: Ecological headaches for the nonwovens and synthetic fibre industries (8 pages)
Technical textile markets: product developments and innovations, August 2018 (14 pages)
The world nonwovens industry: part 3—ten smaller producers, August 2018 (31 pages)
Automotive airbags and seat belts: a US$39 bn market with room for growth (21 pages)
Global technical textiles business update, August 2018 (21 pages)
Statistics: trends in demand for carbon fibre and carbon fibre composites, 2018 (8 pages)

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Automotive airbags and seat belts: a US$39 bn market with room for growth

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Sales of automotive airbags and seat belts to original equipment manufacturer (OEM) car builders were worth US$39 bn in 2017, and are expected to grow faster than sales achieved by the global car and light vehicle industry in general. This presents a significant opportunity for manufacturers of airbags and seat belts. However, the market for airbags and seat belts has seen considerable disruption over the past few years and, as a result, this competitive market is now dominated by a handful of key players which operate across global platforms. The Sweden-based company Autoliv is considered to be the market leader, and its main competitors include Joyson Safety Systems and ZF Friedrichshafen. Another key player in the market is Global Safety Textiles which specialises in the manufacture of fabrics for the passive safety market. This report provides an insight into the market for automotive airbags and seat belts, and provides an overview of the operations and strategies of the industry's key players—namely Autoliv, Global Safety Textiles, Joyson Safety Systems and ZF Friedrichshafen.

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Technical Textile Markets provides intelligence, analysis and insight on the global man-made fibre, nonwoven and technical textile industries.
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Each issue contains data and expert analysis on key industry topics, including: automotive technical textiles; biopolymers; chemical protective textiles; circularity; composites; e-textiles; environmental sustainability; filter media; flame resistant fabrics; glass fibre; graphene; Industry 4.0; insulation; medical textiles; military textiles; nonwoven specialities; personal protective equipment (PPE); synthetic fibre; and wearable technology.

A single issue of Technical Textile Markets includes:

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    a profile of the world's top producers of nonwovens

    a main feature on a new or established market

    a round-up of the latest business news

    statistical data and analysis of fibre and fabric production in a key geographical market

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