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Diaper Manufacturing in the US: Market Research Report

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Diaper Manufacturing Market Research Report | Consumer Goods & Services | Cosmetics & Personal Care Manufacturing | Aug 2014

Changing time: Rising disposable income and an increase in births will lead to industry growth

The Diaper Manufacturing market research report provides key industry analysis and industry statistics, measures market size, analyzes current and future industry trends and shows market share for the industry’s largest companies. IBISWorld publishes the largest collection of industry reports so you can see an industry’s supply chain, economic drivers and key buyers and markets.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
Kimberly-Clark Kimberly-Clark  market share
Procter & Gamble Procter & Gamble market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$15bn
Annual Growth 09-14
-1.3%
Annual Growth 14-19
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Profit
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Employment
43,989
Businesses
25
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

During the five years to 2014, tempered disposable income levels stemming from the recession caused a substantial number of couples to delay their decision to have a child, thus resulting in stagnant demand for Diaper Manufacturing services. In addition, prices received by domestic operators have not kept pace with inflation from 2009 to 2014, therefore industry revenue experienced a drop in revenue. In the five years to 2019, industry revenue is forecast to increase. Wealth gains resulting from increases in per capita disposable income and improvements in equity markets will allow consumers to afford additional or higher-priced diapers, and moreover, will positively impact couples' decisions to have a child.... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Investment Chapter

The Diaper Manufacturing industry operates with a medium level of capital intensity. IBISWorld estimates that for every $1.00 spent on wages, the industry will allocate $0.13 in capital investment; this 2014 figure represents a slight increase from $0.10 in 2009. While employees are required for several crucial roles throughout production, including product design and quality control, the diaper manufacturing process has become increasingly mechanized. This process is largely composed of three steps: creating the absorbent pad, preparing the nonwoven fabric and assembling the components.

In the first step, the absorbent pad is created on a movable conveyer belt, relying on nozzles that spray polymers onto the conveyor, and then rolled to create a uniform thickness... purchase to read more

 


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What is the Diaper Manufacturing Industry?

This industry designs and produces disposable or cloth diapers, which are garments that are worn by infants to catch excrement.

Industry Products
Training pantsDisposable diapersCloth diapers
 
Industry Activities
Designing and disposable diapersDesigning and cloth diapersDesigning and training pants


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