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.

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Market Share of Companies
Kimberly-Clark Kimberly-Clark  market share
Procter & Gamble Procter & Gamble market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 09-14
Annual Growth 14-19
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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 - Starting a New Business Chapter

The Diaper Manufacturing industry operates with moderate barriers to entry, mainly due to the high start-up costs associated with establishing a business that can quickly manufacture diapers and other sanitary products. Basic initial costs include the purchase or lease of machinery and equipment, staffing costs, purchase or lease of land and property, purchases of material inputs from upstream paper and fabric manufacturers and other purchases of administrative materials. Prospective operators of diaper manufacturing plants must have strong credit, as financing a plant will require substantial initial costs. The ability to secure a major business loan may prove especially challenging during periods in which banks are leery to issue loans... 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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