IBISWorld’s Synthetic Fibers Procurement Research Report helps simplify the purchasing process. This report provides tools such as pricing trends and forecasts, supplier benchmarks and negotiation questions to help you work with internal stakeholders and executives to manage the procurement process for your company. With this information, your company will be able to make credible and knowledgeable decisions regarding purchasing Synthetic Fibers.
doneBenchmark Price
doneRFP/RFQ/Negotiation Questions
done3 Year Price Forecast
doneSupply Chain Analysis
doneSupplier Intelligence
doneSample Buyer Decision Scorecard

Synthetic Fibers - Recent Price Trend

In the three years to 2016, the price of synthetic fibers has fallen at an estimated average annual rate of 1.1% due to declining input costs. Natural gas and crude oil are key inputs for manufacturing synthetic fibers. During this period, the price of natural gas has been falling due to an increase in US gas production. Moreover, the world price of oil has been declining as well. In order to...


Synthetic Fibers - Total Cost of Ownership

The total cost of ownership (TCO) associated with synthetic fibers is low. The main ancillary cost associated with synthetic fabric is the cost of transportation, as shipping is not typically included within a purchase. Suppliers charge the buyer based on the quantity and weight of the products, plus the transit costs required to travel to the buyer's location. Accordingly, buyers that are...


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About this Report

This report is intended to assist buyers of synthetic fibers, which are man-made filaments created from either organic or inorganic raw materials. Common synthetic fibers include nylon, polyester, olefin, acrylic, modacrylic and spandex. Many other types of synthetic fibers are also sold in the United States. High-volume buyers of synthetic fibers include apparel, carpet, furniture and car manufacturers. This report does not include natural fibers, such as cotton, hemp or wool, or fibers made of a synthetic-natural blend.

Table of Contents

At a Glance

Executive Summary

Price Environment
 Price Fundamentals
  Benchmark Price
  Pricing Model
 Price Drivers
 Input Cost Drivers
 External Demand Drivers
 Recent Price Trend
 Price Forecast

Product Characteristics
 Product Life Cycle
 Total Cost of Ownership
 Product Specialization
 Related Goods
 Subsitute Goods
 Quality Control
Supply Chain & Vendors
 Supply Chain Dynamics
  Supply Chain Risk
  Geographic Locations
 Competitive Environment
  Market Share Concentration
  Vendor Company Types
 Market Profitability
 Switching Cost

Purchasing Process
 Buying Basics
 Buying Lead Time
  Selection Process
  Buying-Decision Scorecard
 Key RFP Elements

Negotiation Questions

Buyer Power Score Components

Jargon & Glossary

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