Diaper Manufacturing in the US: Market Research Report

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Diaper Manufacturing Market Research Report | Consumer Goods & Services | Cosmetics & Personal Care Manufacturing | Mar 2016

Potty-trained: Revenue will crawl upward due to rising disposable income and growing birth rate

IBISWorld’s Diaper Manufacturing market research report can be used to help you: understand market size and growth potential; major companies; draft business plans and pitch books; and conduct benchmarking and SWOT analysis. Our industry analysis highlights macro industry trends in the overall sector and micro trends faced by companies that do business in the industry. The industry report also provides key industry statistics and 5-year forecasts to anticipate future industry prospects so you can decide with confidence.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
Kimberly-Clark Kimberly-Clark  market share
Procter & Gamble Procter & Gamble market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 11-16
Annual Growth 16-21
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

Static product prices and key demographic variables have harmed the Diaper Manufacturing industry over the five years to 2016. Industry operators design and produce disposable and cloth diapers, which are garments that are worn to catch excrement. Growth in the number of children has not been sufficient to compensate for stagnant prices. Over the five years to 2021, wealth gains resulting from increases in per capita disposable income and improvements in equity markets will positively impact couples' decisions to have a child. Moreover, the mounting focus among the largest players on the high-end diaper market is anticipated to cause the industry's average profitability to rise further, despite the industry's earnings already exceeding the sector average by a wide margin.... 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 $0.30 in capital investment; this 2016 figure represents an increase from $0.22 in 2011. 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 to catch excrement.

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

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