Baby Disposable Diapers - Global Strategic Business Report 2013-2018

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Dublin, Oct. 31, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Baby Disposable Diapers - Global Strategic Business Report 2013-2018 - Drylock Technology is the Latest Fad

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This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Baby Disposable Diapers in US$ Million. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and Rest of World. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2010 through 2018. Also, a six-year historic analysis is provided for these markets.

The report profiles companies including many key and niche players such as:

  • Associated Hygienic Products, LLC
  • First Quality Enterprises
  • Kao Corporation
  • Kimberly-Clark Corp.
  • Ontex International N.V.
  • The Procter & Gamble Company
  • Svenska Cellulosa Aktiebolaget SCA
  • UniCharm Corp.

Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research. Company profiles are primarily based on public domain information including company URLs.

Key Topics Covered:

I. Introduction, Methodology & Product Definitions

  • Study Reliability and Reporting Limitations
  • Disclaimers
  • Data Interpretation & Reporting Level
  • Quantitative Techniques & Analytics
  • Product Definitions and Scope of Study

II. Executive Summary

1. MARKET OVERVIEW

  • Expanding Infant Population in Developing Regions Stimulates Diaper Sales
  • Economic Uncertainty & Baby Diapers Market: A Review
  • Impact of Demographic Factors
  • Changing Demographic Pattern: A Threat to Baby Diaper Sales?
  • Increasing Global Population Offers Significant Growth Opportunities
  • Declining Birth Rates: A Key Issue Confronting the Market
  • Rising Women Workforce: A Business Case for Baby Diapers
  • Middle Class Population in Emerging Markets: Opportunities Galore
  • Noteworthy Trends & Issues
  • Manufacturers Focus on Emerging Markets
  • Rising Popularity of Cloth Diapers Threatens Disposable Diaper Market
  • Premium Segment: Growth Opportunities in Mature Markets
  • Limited Edition Products and Designer Diapers: Strategies to Stay Afloat
  • Innovations Help Manufacturers Stay Ahead of Competition in Developed Markets
  • Manufacturers Look to Lure Customers with Improved Products
  • Diapers Become Narrower and Thinner
  • Technology Advances Propels Baby Diapers Market
  • DryLock Technology: The Latest Fad in Diapers Market
  • Growing Preference for Training Pants
  • Private Label Diapers Gaining Popularity
  • Internet Stores Draw Customers
  • Rising Environmental & Health Concerns Over Diaper Use
  • Sustainability Issues Come to Fore
  • Dealing with Rising Pricing Pressures
  • Nippon Shokubai Incident Threatens SAP Supply
  • Component Makers Play Active Role in Baby Diapers Market
  • Diaper Penetration
  • Advertising and Promotion

2. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE

  • P&G and Kimberly-Clark Dominate Baby Diapers Market
  • Pampers & Huggies: The Two Leading Baby Diaper Brands
  • Popular Brands
  • Kimberly-Clark's Exit from Europe: Opportunity for Competitors

3. PRODUCT OVERVIEW

  • Introduction
  • Disposable Diapers
  • Types of Disposable Diapers
  • Ultra-Absorbent
  • Superabsorbent
  • Regular Diapers
  • Gender-Specific Diapers
  • Biodegradable Diapers
  • Packaging
  • Evolution of Diapers
  • Diapers - The Growing Years
  • The First Disposable Diaper
  • 1950s-60s Witness Product Improvements
  • Rayon Nonwoven Cover
  • Shift to PET Fiber
  • Apertured Films
  • Thermal Bonding and Polypropylene
  • Formaldehyde Concerns Spur Introduction of Alternatives
  • Components of a Diaper
  • Topsheet
  • Acquisition/Transport layers
  • Absorbent Core
  • Backsheet
  • Raw Materials
  • Overview
  • Innovations in Diaper Raw Materials
  • Superabsorbent Polymer Market
  • Production Process
  • Diapers are Highly Patented Products

4. RECENT INDUSTRY ACTIVITY

  • Domtar to Acquire Associated Hygienic Products
  • Unicharm to Acquire Myanmar Care
  • Zulily Partners with The Honest Company
  • Diapers R Us Outlet Plus Opens Store in North Carolina
  • K-C to Shut Down Diaper Plant in Spain
  • Kao Commences Marketing of Locally-Made Merries Diapers in China
  • SCA Completes Acquisition of Everbeauty
  • Kimberly-Clark Exits from Diaper Business in Europe
  • Kao to Establish Second Manufacturing Plant in Indonesia
  • Kao Opens New Baby Diaper Facility in China
  • P&G Philippines to Commence Operations in Cabuyao Manufacturing Facility
  • AHP Acquires Arquest
  • SCA Takes Over Pro Descart
  • Unicharm to Take Over Diana
  • SCA Acquires 50% Stake in Komili from Yildiz
  • P&G to Establish LEED Diaper Production Plant in Indonesia ( Indonesia)
  • Toray Industries to Set up Plant in Indonesia
  • AHP to Cease Production at Vancouver Plant
  • CCC Globalcom to Acquire Minority Stake in Bambooies
  • First Quality Baby Diapers Establishes New Manufacturing Facility
  • SCA Establishes Production Facility in Russia

5. CORPORATE ACTIVITY IN THE RECENT PAST - A HISTORIC PERSPECTIVE BUILDER

  • Godrej Purchases 50% Stake of SCA in Joint Venture Godrej SCA Hygiene
  • ImPex of Doral Installs JOA Converting Line
  • Knowaste and Aico Eko to Establish Processing Plant
  • Unicharm Ventures into India and Russia
  • Childrenswear Takes Over Gerber Childrenswear
  • Unicharm Takes Over DSG
  • First Quality Acquires Covidiens Retail Products Business
  • Bottom Half Group Adds Canadian Distributor to its Distribution Network
  • SCA to Set Up Production Facility in Russia
  • Hain Celestial Acquires TenderCare
  • Kimberly-Clark Commences Construction of Plant in Moscow
  • Unicharm to Expand Production Capacity in Thailand
  • Energizer Acquires Playtex
  • Tecnicare to Open New Diaper Plant at Salvador
  • Kimberly-Clark Closes Half of Lakeview Diaper Facility
  • Health Ministry of China Orders Recall of Fungus-Infected Diapers
  • FINE Begins Construction of New Production Plant in Iran
  • Papaellinas Introduces Huggies Diapers in Cyprus
  • Beaufort to Establish Manufacturing Plant in India
  • SCA Hygiene and Godrej Enter into a Joint Venture
  • Sindora to Acquire Majority Stake in J.M.Permata
  • Sumitomo Seika to Upgrade Himeji Plant
  • Private Group Acquires Novacare SA
  • Kimberly-Clark Acquires Outstanding Stake in Kimberly-Clark Kenko
  • Tecnicare Invests in Diaper Machinery
  • Kimberly-Clark Defers Neenah Mill's Closure
  • Unicharm to Expand South Korean Operations through JV
  • Unicharm Acquires GHI
  • Kimberly-Clark Shuts Down Manufacturing Plant in the US

6. PRODUCT INNOVATIONS/INTRODUCTIONS

  • gDiapers Unveils the Spring gPants Collection
  • BabyGanics® Introduces Rear Gear™ Ultra Absorbent Diapers
  • Bril Introduces Brildiapers Prime
  • Pampers Introduces New Sizes of Swaddlers
  • Pull-Ups Introduces Glow-in-the-Dark-Designs on Training Pants
  • Pampers Introduces Limited Edition USA Diapers
  • SCA to Expand Drypers Brand
  • P&G Introduces New Pampers Premium Diaper
  • P&G Launches Junior Diapers
  • Kimberley-Clark Rolls Out Huggies Slip-On Diapers
  • Kimberly-Clark Introduces Huggies Little Movers Slip-On Diapers
  • Pampers Launches Pampers Limited Edition Prints
  • SCA Unveils Drypers Baby Diaper Range in Vietnam
  • Bashundhara Group Introduces Three New Products for Kids Segment
  • Kimberly-Clark Introduces Slip-On Diapers

7. PRODUCT INTRODUCTIONS/INNOVATIONS IN THE RECENT PAST - A HISTORIC PERSPECTIVE BUILDER

  • Kimberly-Clark to Introduce Sanitary Papers and Diapers
  • Kimberly-Clark Introduces Huggies Pure & Natural Diapers
  • Gro Baby™ Launches Gro Baby Bio Soaker Pads
  • Procter & Gamble Develops Ink-Printed Substrate Web Diaper
  • Wipro Babysoft Launched Wipro Babysoft Dry Care Diapers
  • Aquabub Introduces New Nappy Ranges
  • Ecoprogress Develops New Flushable Diaper
  • Procter & Gamble Rolls Out New Pampers
  • Kimberly-Clark Unveils Huggies Supreme® Natural Fit and Gentle Care Diapers

8. FOCUS ON SELECT PLAYERS

  • Associated Hygienic Products, LLC (USA)
  • First Quality Enterprises, Inc. (USA)
  • Kao Corporation (Japan)
  • Kimberly-Clark Corp. (USA)
  • Ontex International N.V. (Belgium)
  • The Procter & Gamble Company (USA)
  • Svenska Cellulosa Aktiebolaget SCA (publ) (Sweden)
  • UniCharm Corp. (Japan)

9. GLOBAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE



III. Market

1. The United States

2. Canada

3. Japan

4. Europe

5. Asia-Pacific

6. Latin America

7. Rest Of World

IV. Competitive Landscape

Total Companies Profiled: 44 (including Divisions/Subsidiaries - 54)

  • The United States (9)
  • Japan (7)
  • Europe (10)
  • - The United Kingdom (1)
  • - Spain (1)
  • - Rest of Europe (8)
  • Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan) (18)
  • Latin America (8)
  • Africa (1)
  • Middle East (1)

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