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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

IBISWorld’s Diaper Manufacturing market research report provides the latest industry statistics and industry trends, allowing you to identify the products and customers driving revenue growth and profitability. The industry report identifies the leading companies and offers strategic industry analysis of the key factors influencing the market.

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 Key Buyers Chapter

The Diaper Manufacturing industry

has a high level of market share concentration, with an estimated 77.2% of the market being held by the top four producers in 2014. Although major disposable diaper and sanitary product manufactures Procter and Gamble and Kimberly-Clark largely dominate the industry, other midlevel chains, including Domtar Corporation, have shown a growing level of acquisition activity over the five years to 2014. In general, domestic producers of diapers do not face any substantial threats from foreign manufacturers due to the costs associated with shipping diapers overseas. In addition, major competition from new entrants is limited by the aggressive advertising campaigns and widespread brand recognition that exists among the industry's customers... 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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