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Research and Markets: United States Smart Textiles Market 2015-2019 – Growing Demand from US Military

July 28, 2015
By Business Wire News


Research and Markets ( has announced the addition of the “Smart Textiles Market in US 2015-2019” report to their offering.

The smart textiles market in the US to grow at a CAGR of 18.32% over the period 2014-2019.

The report, Smart Textiles Market in US 2015-2019, has been prepared based on an in-depth market analysis with inputs from industry experts. The report covers the smart textiles market landscape in the US and its growth prospects in the coming years. The report also includes a discussion of the key vendors operating in this market.

Smart textiles are fabrics incorporated with electronic components. They are used in various applications for monitoring, illumination, sensing, and communication purposes. They are also known as technical textiles or interactive textiles. These textiles are used in applications in the military, architectural, sports and fitness, transportation, fashion and entertainment, and healthcare sectors.

The smart textiles market in the US can be segmented into seven based on end-use: military and protection, architecture, sports and fitness, transportation, fashion and entertainment, and others. It is widely used in the military sector for protection and safety.

According to the report, the demand for high-performance equipment and apparel is driving this market. Soldiers are continuously enduring to improve their performance and store data for analysis. Lightweight equipment can be fitted to uniforms and vests made from smart textiles to record data. Smart textiles are used in personal protective equipment and apparel to help reduce risks to users, while providing a desirable environment based on external stimuli. These high-functional and smart textiles are increasingly adding value to the military sector by combining utilitarian functions with the uniforms, which leads to the achievement of high level of performance.

Further, the report states that limitation of power supplies for wearable materials is posing a threat to the market growth.

Key Vendors

  • DuPont
  • TE Connectivity
  • Texas Instruments

Other Prominent Vendors

  • Almac American Knits
  • Apex Mills
  • Cone Mills
  • Creative Materials
  • Edley Associates
  • Fabric Trends International
  • FiberLok
  • FiberWeb
  • Fifield
  • Hamrick Mills
  • Microfibers
  • Schneider Mills

Key Topics Covered:

  1. Executive Summary
  2. List of Abbreviations
  3. Scope of the Report
  4. Market Research Methodology
  5. Introduction
  6. Market Landscape
  7. Smart Textile Market in the US
  8. Market Segmentation by End-Use
  9. US Textile Sector Outlook
  10. Buying Criteria
  11. Market Growth Drivers
  12. Drivers and Their Impact
  13. Market Challenges
  14. Impact of Drivers and Challenges
  15. Market Trends
  16. Trends and Their Impact
  17. Vendor Landscape
  18. Key Vendor Analysis

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