Antimicrobial Textile Market Trends

Statistics for the 2023 & 2024 Antimicrobial Textile market trends, created by Mordor Intelligence™ Industry Reports. Antimicrobial Textile trend report includes a market forecast to 2029 and historical overview. Get a sample of this industry trends analysis as a free report PDF download.

Market Trends of Antimicrobial Textile Industry

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