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Shima Seiki
Shima Seiki

28th March 2013

The Future of Smart Fabrics to 2021


Smart fabrics are currently extremely fractured in their actual and potential end-use market applications, as well as the products that are being provided. There are few transparent supply chains and widely varying prices.

This major new report pulls all of these inconsistencies together to provide a coherent picture of the industry and an overall value for smart fabrics in 2011. The Future of Smart Fabrics also identifies how, why and where each market is likely to grow, and the value of products and markets by 2016 and 2021. With details of key market drivers and barriers, and of the latest research and development, this report is a must read for your business.


The Future of Smart Fabrics has been compiled using an indepth combination of primary and secondary research. Primary research included interviews with key players across the value chain, while secondary research was based on a thorough review of archived material, published papers, patents, market reports, company websites, conferences, magazines, newspapers, newsletters and the author's own extensive database as a commentator on this market for over a decade.

What do you get?

  • Exclusive data and assessment of the global smart fabric industry with strategic forecasts to 2016 and 2021
  • Analysis of six key smart fabric end-use sectors with details of 'killer applications' and niche markets
  • Key market drivers and barriers, including the latest technologies and regulations

How will this market intelligence report benefit you?

  • Get to grips with the smart fabrics industry today and to 2021, with data quantifying markets broken down by end use and region
  • Find out about the latest research and development, including opportunities for investors
  • Use specific end-use market tables indicating the likely progress of products/sectors to 2021
  • Get the latest industry figures and analysis to make sure your business stays ahead of the competition

Who should buy this report?

  • Smart fabrics manufacturers and developers and their suppliers
  • Brands employing smart fabrics in their products or considering them for the future
  • Companies seeking viable added-value product routes
  • Consultants and analysts
  • Equipment and machinery suppliers

What's included in the price?

  • One hard copy of the report couriered (see order form for postage costs) to you on publication date
  • CD-Rom with searchable PDF
  • Global intranet licence allowing everyone in your organisation electronic access to the study

Buy this report

Price: £3750

Knitting Industry readers qualify for 10% discount on this report. Please quote the following case sensitive code to get your discount when buying the report – Innovation 10

Click here for a full report description with table of contents, tables and figures and to buy this report



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