2016 Preferred Fiber and Materials Market Report


The PFMR offers a snapshot of the wider preferred fiber and materials landscape, with a focus on growth and changes in the industry.

Key Messages:

  • Progress is being made through global and multi-stakeholder collaborations.
  • Polyester continues to gain market share, highlighting the need to increase the use of recycled polyester and biobased alternatives.
  • Down and feather product certification is growing.
  • There is a renewed interest in recycled wools and cottons.

The data for the leaderboards is derived from the 89 company submissions to the Preferred Fiber and Materials Benchmark.