Trendbook Technical Textiles 2016/2017
Effect of Demographic Change on
the Technical Textiles Market. Claudia van Bonn (Ed.), 4th
edition 2016, 296 pages, Euro 149. Deutscher Fachverlag GmbH,
Frankfurt/Germany, ISBN: 978-3-86641-878-3.
Technical textiles continue to be a high-tech success story,
and in Europe stand for an important part of the total turnover
of the textile market. Now in the 4th edition, the Trendbook
Technical Textiles 2016/2017 highlights trend reports from
internationally renowned experts about the current situation in
the basic areas of fibers, nonwovens and the finishing of
technical textiles, and provide market forecasts for the next
This edition concerns itself with the various aspects of
global demographic change and its importance for the production
of technical textiles and its associated industries, looking at
the age structure of the population, the quantitative
relationship between men and women, the birth and mortality
rates, etc., and its implications for the technical textiles
producers and their partner sectors.
Further main topics are the Megatrends Female Shift and
Innovation Management, as these will have increasing relevance
for the SMEs in the B-2-B area of the textile industry in the
coming years. This time, Africa is highlighted as a market of
special interest for technical textiles.
A European market overview (over 100 pages) gives detailed
company information split into the areas of
fibers/chemicals/textile auxiliaries, textile machinery and
technical textiles. Additionally, various companies present
their product and service portfolios and their individual
success stories in exclusively designed company profiles.
This comprehensively researched, multi-part reference book
will support the activities of companies active in the technical
textile production and their suppliers in this exciting and
expansive market with detailed information and data.