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Global Acrylic Fibers Market 2019-2023| Increase in Demand for Acrylic Fibers in Blended Fabrics to Boost the Market| Technavio

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New market research study by Technavio on the global
acrylic fibers market
projects the market to grow at a
CAGR of close to 3% during the period 2019-2023. This research report
provides an in-depth analysis of the market in terms of revenue, top
drivers and emerging market trends. It also includes detailed insights
and forecasts for all the market segments across different geographies.

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Increase in demand for acrylic fibers in blended fabrics

The growing use of acrylic fibers in the production of blended fabrics,
in addition to other fibers such as wool and cotton, is expected to
drive market growth. Blending accords better strength, stability, and
absorbency to the final fabric. For instance, the blending of wool with
acrylic fibers improves the elasticity and durability of the final
product. Also, acrylic-blended wool is easy to wash and is resilient.
Furthermore, acrylic fibers make the yarn softer and more durable. Thus,
the increase in the use of acrylic fibers for blended fabrics is
expected to impact market growth during the forecast period positively.

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Growth in demand from niche applications

Currently, acrylic fibers are being used in the production of car
batteries and brake lining in the automotive industry. The better
durability and fire-retardant properties of acrylic fibers make them
suitable for these applications. The increase in demand for passengers
and commercial vehicles in APAC is expected to drive market growth. An
increase in the use of acrylic fibers in other niche applications such
as power generation and automotive industry is also expected to drive
market growth during the forecast period.

According to an analyst at Technavio for chemicals research, “The
rise in preference for intelligent textiles is another factor boosting
the market growth. Intelligent textiles are fabrics with embedded
electronic components such as conductors, sensors, integrated circuits,
and LED lights that offer protection and safety, and health monitoring.
Currently, these features are mostly found in sportswear and the data
provided by these smart fabrics help players and coaches in improving
performance. Thus, the growing interest toward a healthy lifestyle is
expected to drive the demand for intelligent textiles during the
forecast period.”

Volatility in raw material prices

Acrylonitrile is the main raw material used in the production of acrylic
fibers. The increase in the prices of acrylonitrile is expected to
hinder the growth of the global acrylic fibers market as the oil and gas
industry is a major supplier of propylene to the producers of
acrylonitrile. The fluctuations in crude oil prices will negatively
affect the prices of petroleum fraction products, impacting the
production cost of acrylonitrile. Thus, the heavy dependency of the
global acrylic fibers market on acrylonitrile is expected to hinder the
market growth.

Top players in the global acrylic fibers market:

  • Aksa Akrilik Kimya Sanayii AS
  • Dralon GmbH
  • Formosa Plastics Group
  • Toray Industries Inc.
  • Thai Acrylic Fibre Co. Ltd.

Some of the key topics covered in the global
acrylic fibers market

Market Landscape

  • Market ecosystem
  • Market characteristics
  • Market segmentation analysis

Market Sizing

  • Market definition
  • Market size and forecast

Five Forces Analysis

Market Segmentation

Geographical Segmentation

  • Regional comparison
  • Key leading countries

Market Drivers

Market Challenges

Market Trends

Vendor Landscape

  • Vendors covered
  • Vendor classification
  • Market positioning of vendors
  • Competitive scenario

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