The global spandex fiber market reached a value of US$ 7.44 Billion in 2021. Looking forward, the publisher expects the market to reach a value of US$ 10.55 Billion by 2027 exhibiting a CAGR of 5.70% during 2022-2027. Keeping in mind the uncertainties of COVID-19, we are continuously tracking and evaluating the direct as well as the indirect influence of the pandemic. These insights are included in the report as a major market contributor.
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Spandex fiber, also known as elastane, is a man-made fiber that is lightweight, smooth and possesses unique elasticity. It is abrasion-resistant and demonstrates negligible damage from needle cutting when stitched as compared to other elastic materials. In addition, it offers several advantages, including durability; resistance against body oils, perspiration, lotions, and detergents; and no static and pilling problems. As a result, it is widely used in the manufacturing of athletic, aerobic, exercise apparel, swim and bathing suits, brassiere straps and bra side panels, ski pants, slacks, hosiery, socks, belts, surgical hose, bicycle pants, foundation, and shaped garments.
Spandex Fiber Market Trends:
The growing utilization of spandex fiber in swimming and cycling garments worldwide represent one of the key factors driving the market. Moreover, governments of several countries are focusing on encouraging students to participate in sports. This, along with the rising demand for rapid dry and comfortable fabrics for activewear, is propelling the growth of the market. In addition, there is a rise in the utilization of spandex fiber in the healthcare industry to manufacture pressure diapers, compression stockings, surgical hoses, and bandages across the globe.
This, coupled with the increasing employment of spandex fiber in the automotive industry to make door panel fabrics, is positively influencing the market. Besides this, the escalating demand for textiles around the world is offering lucrative growth opportunities to investors and end-users.
Furthermore, key market players are focusing on the capacity and business expansions, partnerships, and mergers and acquisitions (M&A) to expand their customer base. These players are also extensively investing in research and development (R&D) activities to enhance product quality, which is projected to augment their overall sales and profitability.