Antimicrobial Textile Market Size & Share Analysis - Growth Trends & Forecasts (2024 - 2029)

The report covers Global Antimicrobial Textiles Market Analysis and it is segmented by Type (Quaternary Ammonium, Triclosan, Cyclodextrin, Chitosan, and Others), Application (Medical Textiles, Apparel, Home Textiles, Industrial Textiles, and Others), and Geography (Asia-Pacific, North America, Europe, South America, and Middle-East and Africa). The market size and forecasts for the Antimicrobial Textile Market are provided in terms of revenue (USD) for all the above segments.

Antimicrobial Textiles Market Size

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Study Period 2019 - 2029
Market Size (2024) USD 13.27 Billion
Market Size (2029) USD 15.95 Billion
CAGR (2024 - 2029) 3.75 %
Fastest Growing Market Asia Pacific
Largest Market North America

Major Players

Antimicrobial Textile Market Major Players

*Disclaimer: Major Players sorted in no particular order


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Antimicrobial Textiles Market Analysis

The Antimicrobial Textile Market size is estimated at USD 13.27 billion in 2024, and is expected to reach USD 15.95 billion by 2029, growing at a CAGR of 3.75% during the forecast period (2024-2029).

In the year 2020, due to the breakdown of Covid-19, the demand for microbial textiles increased. Since then, the demand for hygienic and protective textiles is increasing for various applications all over the globe.

  • Factors such as growing demand from the healthcare industry and increasing application in sportswear are driving market growth.
  • However, stringent environmental regulations are hindering the market growth.
  • The development of non-toxic and bio-compatible products will act as an opportunity for the growth of the market during the forecast period.
  • North America dominated the market across the globe with the largest consumption from the United States.

Antimicrobial Textiles Market Trends

Increasing Application in Medical Textiles

  • Antimicrobial agents are used to kill microorganisms or to inhibit their growth. Antimicrobial fibers are textiles to which antimicrobial agents have been applied, either at the surface or within the fibers.
  • Antimicrobial agents are introduced to the fiber during spinning or extrusion, combined with dyes or pigments, or applied as a finishing process. The chosen method is determined by a variety of factors including the final use of the fabric, the capability of the manufacturer, and the budget.
  • The healthcare industry leads in the usage of antimicrobial textiles. These textiles are used in making medical curtains, bed sheets, and pillow coverings, mattress covers and linens, hospital gowns which help to check microbe's growth on the substrate.
  • In the United States, in the fourth quarter of 2022, a new hospital construction started with a project value of USD 5,000 million in Nevada. As of 2022, according to the American Hospital Association, there are a total of 6,129 hospitals in the country.
  • Further, due to the outbreak of Covid-19, in China the government built various hospitals to cater to growing number of patients. A new medical building which comprises of International Oncology Center is set to be completed in 2023 in West China.
  • Such new proejcts across various countries will increase the demand for antimircobial textiles for the staff and patients over the forecast period.
Antimicrobial Textile Market: Number of Hospitals, by Units, Global, 2022

Asia-Pacific Region to be the Fastest Growing Region

  • The Asia-Pacific region is expected to be the fastest-growing market for antimicrobial textiles during the forecast period. In countries like China, India, and Japan because of growing public health awareness, the demand and utilization of antimicrobial textiles has been increasing the scope of the Antimicrobial Textile Market during the forecast period.
  • The largest producers of antimicrobial textiles are located in the Asia-Pacific region. Some of the leading companies in the production of antimicrobial textiles are Unitika Trading Co. Ltd, Birlacril, Jinda Nano Tech (Xiamen) Co., Ltd, Surgicotfab Textiles Pvt.Ltd, and Sanitized AG among others.
  • In August 2022, in Faridabad, India, a 2,600-bed private hospital was inaugurated which is equipped with cutting-edge technology, including a centralized fully-automated technology.
  • Further, in September 2022, the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) started the construction of a new three-storey hospital building in Lucena, Quezon. This hospital will feature 25 beds and offers in-patient, outpatient, emergency, and additional services.
  • Such trends in the region will increase the demand for anitmicrobial textiles in the region over the forecast period.
Antimicrobial Textile Market - Growth Rate by Region

Antimicrobial Textiles Industry Overview

The global antimicrobial textiles market is highly fragmented with players accounting for a marginal share of the market. A few companies include (not in any particular order) Birlacril, Jinda Nano Tech (Xiamen) Co., Ltd, Surgicotfab Textiles Pvt Ltd., Trevira GmbH, and UNITIKA LTD among others.

Antimicrobial Textiles Market Leaders

  1. Birlacril

  2. Jinda Nano Tech (Xiamen) Co.,Ltd

  3. Trevira GmbH


  5. Surgicotfab Textiles Pvt Ltd.

*Disclaimer: Major Players sorted in no particular order

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Antimicrobial Textiles Market Report - Table of Contents


    1. 1.1 Study Assumptions

    2. 1.2 Scope of the Study




    1. 4.1 Drivers

      1. 4.1.1 Growing Demand from Healthcare Industry

      2. 4.1.2 Increasing Application in Sportswear

      3. 4.1.3 Other Drivers

    2. 4.2 Restraints

      1. 4.2.1 Stringent Environmental Regulatuions

      2. 4.2.2 Other Restraints

    3. 4.3 Industry Value Chain Analysis

    4. 4.4 Porter's Five Forces Analysis

      1. 4.4.1 Threat of New Entrants

      2. 4.4.2 Bargaining Power of Buyers

      3. 4.4.3 Bargaining Power of Suppliers

      4. 4.4.4 Threat of Substitute Products

      5. 4.4.5 Degree of Competition

  5. 5. MARKET SEGMENTATION (Market Size in Value)

    1. 5.1 Type

      1. 5.1.1 Quaternary Ammonium

      2. 5.1.2 Triclosan

      3. 5.1.3 Cyclodextrin

      4. 5.1.4 Chitosan

      5. 5.1.5 Others

    2. 5.2 Application

      1. 5.2.1 Medical Textiles

      2. 5.2.2 Apparel

      3. 5.2.3 Home Textiles

      4. 5.2.4 Industrial Textiles

      5. 5.2.5 Others

    3. 5.3 Geography

      1. 5.3.1 Asia-Pacific

        1. China

        2. India

        3. Japan

        4. South Korea

        5. Rest of Asia-Pacific

      2. 5.3.2 North America

        1. United States

        2. Canada

        3. Mexico

      3. 5.3.3 Europe

        1. Germany

        2. United Kingdom

        3. France

        4. Italy

        5. Rest of Europe

      4. 5.3.4 South America

        1. Brazil

        2. Argentina

        3. Rest of South America

      5. 5.3.5 Middle-East and Africa

        1. Saudi Arabia

        2. South Africa

        3. Rest of Middle-East and Africa


    1. 6.1 Mergers and Acquisitions, Joint Ventures, Collaborations, and Agreements

    2. 6.2 Market Share(%)**/Ranking Analysis

    3. 6.3 Strategies Adopted by Leading Players

    4. 6.4 Company Profiles

      1. 6.4.1 Birlacril

      2. 6.4.2 Herculite

      3. 6.4.3 Jinda Nano Tech(Xiamen) Co.,Ltd

      4. 6.4.4 LifeThreads

      5. 6.4.5 Microban International

      6. 6.4.6 Milliken Pivots Textile Manufacturing

      7. 6.4.7 Sanitized AG

      8. 6.4.8 Sinterama S.p.A.

      9. 6.4.9 Surgicotfab Textiles Pvt Ltd.

      10. 6.4.10 Trevira GmbH

      11. 6.4.11 UNITIKA LTD.

    5. *List Not Exhaustive

    1. 7.1 Development of Non-Toxic and Bio-Compatible Products

    2. 7.2 Other Opportunities

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Antimicrobial Textiles Industry Segmentation

Antimicrobial textiles help in providing protection by killing microorganisms or bacteria. These textiles also help in preventing the spread of infections in hospitals. The market is segmented by type, application, and geography. By type, the market is segmented into Quaternary Ammonium, Triclosan, Cyclodextrin, Chitosan, and Others. By application, the market is segmented into Medical Textiles, Apparel, Home Textiles, Industrial Textiles, and Others. The report also covers the market size and forecasts for the antimicrobial textiles market in 15 countries across major regions. For each segment, the market sizing and forecasts have been done on the basis of revenue (USD).

Quaternary Ammonium
Medical Textiles
Home Textiles
Industrial Textiles
South Korea
Rest of Asia-Pacific
North America
United States
United Kingdom
Rest of Europe
South America
Rest of South America
Middle-East and Africa
Saudi Arabia
South Africa
Rest of Middle-East and Africa
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Antimicrobial Textiles Market Research FAQs

The Antimicrobial Textile Market size is expected to reach USD 13.27 billion in 2024 and grow at a CAGR of 3.75% to reach USD 15.95 billion by 2029.

In 2024, the Antimicrobial Textile Market size is expected to reach USD 13.27 billion.

Birlacril , Jinda Nano Tech (Xiamen) Co.,Ltd , Trevira GmbH , UNITIKA LTD. and Surgicotfab Textiles Pvt Ltd. are the major companies operating in the Antimicrobial Textile Market.

Asia Pacific is estimated to grow at the highest CAGR over the forecast period (2024-2029).

In 2024, the North America accounts for the largest market share in Antimicrobial Textile Market.

In 2023, the Antimicrobial Textile Market size was estimated at USD 12.79 billion. The report covers the Antimicrobial Textile Market historical market size for years: 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022 and 2023. The report also forecasts the Antimicrobial Textile Market size for years: 2024, 2025, 2026, 2027, 2028 and 2029.

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