Textile Chemicals Market - Growth, Trends, and Forecast (2019 - 2024)

The Market is Segmented by Type (Textile Colorant, Textile Auxiliary, Textile Finishing Chemical, Textile Polymer, Coatings and Sizing Chemical, Flame Retardant, and Other Types), Application (Apparel, Home Furnishing, Automotive Textile, Industrial Textile, and Other Applications) and Geography (Asia-Pacific, North America, Europe, South America, and Middle East & Africa).

Market Snapshot

Texttile Chemicals Market - Market Summary
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Fastest Growing Market:

Asia Pacific

Largest Market:

Asia Pacific

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Market Overview

The market for textile chemicals is expected to register a CAGR of 3.82%, during the forecast period of 2019-2024. One of the major factors driving the market studied is the robust growth of the apparel market in developing economies. However, the growing popularity of bio-based alternatives is likely to restrain the market.

  • Rising demand for industrial fabrics in North America is also likely to boost demand, during the forecast period.
  • Development of smart textiles is likely to act as an opportunity for the growth of the market, in the future.
  • Asia-Pacific is likely to dominate the market during the forecast period.

Scope of the Report

The scope of the textile chemicals market report includes:

Textile Colorant
Textile Auxiliary
Textile Finishing Chemical
Textile Polymer
Coating and Sizing Chemical
Flame Retardant
Other Types
Home Furnishing
Automotive Textile
Industrial Textile
Other Applications
South Korea
ASEAN Countries
Rest of Asia-Pacific
North America
United States
United Kingdom
Rest of the Europe
South America
Rest of South America
Middle East & Africa
Saudi Arabia
South Africa
Rest of Middle East & Africa (MEA)

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Key Market Trends

Home Furnishing Application to Dominate the Market

  • In 2018, home furnishing application accounted for the major market share.
  • Increasing construction market across the world, primarily in countries, such as China and India, is boosting the demand for home furnishing applications.
  • Some of the major home furnishing applications include bed sheets, towels, upholstery, curtains, rugs, carpets, table linen, window treatments, etc.
  • Shifting trend toward soft furnishings in homes is likely to further boost the fabric softeners in the home furnishing applications, during the forecast period. 
  • Hence, owing to the aforementioned factors, home furnishing application is likely to dominate the market during the forecast period.
Textile Chemicals Market - Segmentation

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Asia-Pacific to Dominate the Market

  • In 2018, Asia-Pacific was the leading market share holder, followed by North America and Europe.
  • Asia-Pacific has become an area of immense potential and opportunities, due to the extensive demand for textiles in countries, such as India and China, from the apparels and home furnishing sectors.
  • China has been the biggest textile and apparel exporter in the world since 1994. The country dominates the global, low-to-medium end market by mainly engaging in OEM manufacturing and processing, while the EU continues to dominate the global upmarket and high-quality textiles, clothing, and footwear demand.
  • One of the major drivers of the textile chemicals market is the growing e-commerce sales of textiles and apparels in the country.
  • Hence, owing to the above-mentioned factors, the Asia-Pacific region is likely to continue dominating the textile chemicals market.
Textile Chemicals Market - Regional Trends

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Competitive Landscape

The textile chemicals market is fragmented in nature, owing to the presence of numerous players. Key players in the market studied include Solvay, Arkema Group, Honeywell International Inc., and Huntsman International LLC, among others.

Major Players

  1. Solvay
  2. Huntsman International LLC
  3. Arkema Group
  4. Honeywell International Inc.

* Complete list of players covered available in the table of contents below

Texttile Chemicals Market - Market Concentration

Table of Contents


    1. 1.1 Study Deliverables

    2. 1.2 Study Assumptions

    3. 1.3 Scope of the Study




    1. 4.1 Drivers

      1. 4.1.1 Robust Growth in the Apparel Market in Developing Economies

      2. 4.1.2 Rising Demand for Industrial Fabrics in North America

    2. 4.2 Restraints

      1. 4.2.1 Growing Popularity of Bio-based Alternatives

    3. 4.3 Industry Value Chain Analysis

    4. 4.4 Porters Five Forces Analysis

      1. 4.4.1 Bargaining Power of Suppliers

      2. 4.4.2 Bargaining Power of Consumers

      3. 4.4.3 Threat of New Entrants

      4. 4.4.4 Threat of Substitute Products and Services

      5. 4.4.5 Degree of Competition


    1. 5.1 Type

      1. 5.1.1 Textile Colorant

      2. 5.1.2 Textile Auxiliary

      3. 5.1.3 Textile Finishing Chemical

      4. 5.1.4 Textile Polymer

      5. 5.1.5 Coating and Sizing Chemical

      6. 5.1.6 Flame Retardant

      7. 5.1.7 Other Types

    2. 5.2 Application

      1. 5.2.1 Apparel

      2. 5.2.2 Home Furnishing

      3. 5.2.3 Automotive Textile

      4. 5.2.4 Industrial Textile

      5. 5.2.5 Other Applications

    3. 5.3 Geography

      1. 5.3.1 Asia-Pacific

        1. China

        2. India

        3. Japan

        4. South Korea

        5. ASEAN Countries

        6. 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. France

        3. United Kingdom

        4. Italy

        5. Rest of the Europe

      4. 5.3.4 South America

        1. Brazil

        2. Argentina

        3. Rest of South America

      5. 5.3.5 Middle East & Africa

        1. Saudi Arabia

        2. South Africa

        3. Rest of Middle East & Africa (MEA)


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

    2. 6.2 Market Share Analysis**

    3. 6.3 Strategies Adopted by Leading Players

    4. 6.4 Company Profiles

      1. 6.4.1 Archroma

      2. 6.4.2 Abitec Corporation

      3. 6.4.3 Achitex Minerva SpA

      4. 6.4.4 Air Products & Chemicals Inc.

      5. 6.4.5 AkzoNobel NV

      6. 6.4.6 Berkshire Hathawy (Lubrizol Corporation)

      7. 6.4.7 Buckman Laboratories Inc.

      8. 6.4.8 Chemipol (Kothari Group)

      9. 6.4.9 Bayer AG

      10. 6.4.10 Dainichizeika Color & Chemicals Mfg Co. Ltd

      11. 6.4.11 Dow DuPont

      12. 6.4.12 Formosa Organic Chemical Industry Co. Ltd

      13. 6.4.13 Genesee Polymers Corporation

      14. 6.4.14 Huntsman Corporation

      15. 6.4.15 KC Chemical (M) Sdn Bhd

      16. 6.4.16 Kemira

      17. 6.4.17 Kiri Industries

      18. 6.4.18 K-Tech (India) Ltd

      19. 6.4.19 L N Chemical Industries

      20. 6.4.20 Lonsen

      21. 6.4.21 Omnova Solutions Inc.

      22. 6.4.22 Ultra Additives Munzing

    5. *List Not Exhaustive

    1. 7.1 Development of Smart Textiles

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