Antimicrobial Textile Market by Active Agents (Metal & Metallic Salts, Synthetic Organic Compounds and Bio-based), Application (Medical Textiles, Apparels, and Home Textiles), Fabric (Cotton, Polyester, and Polyamide): Global Market Size Estimates and Forecast (2022-2030)

Code: BMIRE00026715 | Pages: 100 | Industry: Chemicals and Materials | Date: Oct 2022 | Type: Global

The market crossed the US$ 11.27 billion mark in 2022 and is expected to hit US$ 17.71 billion by 2030, recording a CAGR of 6.0% during the forecast period.

Rising hygiene consciousness among consumers in emerging economies.

Consumers are becoming more aware of the possible risks microbes pose to textiles. The rising disposable income, changing lifestyles with rising health concerns and growing pollution, and enchanted hygiene awareness all contribute to the increase in demand for antimicrobial textiles. Antimicrobial fabrics are a barrier to germs that cause HAI, odor production and skin infections. As a result, there is a good chance of using antimicrobial textiles in apparel, sport wears, footwear, and protective wear applications. And the healthcare sector will increase dramatically. The need for antimicrobial fabrics is anticipated to increase as a result.

Within the report, the market is segmented into active agents, applications, fabric, and geography. By active agents, the market is further segmented into synthetic organic compounds, metal & metallic salts, biobased, and others. Based on applications, the market is bifurcated into medical textiles, apparel, home textiles, and others. By fabric, the market is categorized into cotton, polyester, and polyamide, and others. Geographically, the market is sub-segmented into North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, South & Central America, and Middle East & Africa.

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Continues research and technology advancements.

Antimicrobial textiles are gaining acceptance among researchers and manufacturers because of their ability to provide quality and safety to life to users. Consumers are demanding improved quality products in home textiles or apparel to sustain their healthier lifestyle choices. This is driving the requirement for new product development. Researchers are constantly trying to grow products that are cost-effective, environment-friendly, and skin-friendly. Manufacturers are trying to differentiate their products by utilizing different active agents or fabrics to advance market share. They are using a different procedure to deliver antimicrobial properties to the fabric.

Rising adoption in various applications is one of the major factors accelerating market growth.

The nanocellulose is divided into segments based on applicants, including pulp and paper, biomedical & pharmaceuticals, composites, electronics and sensors and others. The nanocellulose market’s most widespread application now is pulp and paper. Since nanocellulose has the potential to lower manufacturing costs, it is utilized as an additive in the papermaking process to make a lighter and stronger paper boards. This process produces paper with improved qualities like fewer porosity, better printing quality and less transparency.

Recent strategic developments in the antimicrobial textile market

The antimicrobial textile market has undergone several significant developments, and a few of these have been mentioned below:

  • In March 2021, Milliken & Company has formally acquired Zebra-chem GmbH.
  • In Jan 2020, Milliken & Company, has formally acquired Borchers Group Limited (“Borchers”).

The antimicrobial textile market is driven by several players by implementing strategic activities such as investments, new launches, mergers & acquisitions, and partnerships. Milliken & Company, PurThread Technologies, Trevira GmbH, Thai Acrylic Fiber Co. Ltd., and Vestagen Protective Technologies, Inc. are among the prominent players operating in the market.

Target audience for the report:

  • Raw material providers
  • Associations, organizations, forums, and alliances
  • Government bodies, such as regulating authorities and policy makers
  • Venture capitalists, private equity firms, and start-up companies
  • Research institutes, organizations, and consulting companies

Scope of the report:

In this report, the market has been segmented on the basis of:

  • Type:
    • Synthetic Organic Compounds
    • Metal & Metallic Salts
    • Bio-based
    • Others
  • Applications:
    • Medical Textiles
    • Apparels
    • Home Textiles
    • Others
  • Fabric:
    •  Cotton
    • Polyester
    • Polyamide
    • Others


  • Region
    • North America
    • Europe
    • Asia Pacific (APAC)
    • South & Central America
    • Middle East & Africa
  • Companies profiled
    • Milliken & Company
    • PurThread Technologies
    • Trevira GmbH
    • Thai Acrylic Fiber Co. Ltd.
    • Vestagen Protective Technologies, Inc.

The List of Companies
- Milliken & Company
- PurThread Technologies
- Trevira GmbH
- Thai Acrylic Fiber Co. Ltd.
- Vestagen Protective Technologies, Inc.

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