Global Zippers Industry

Global Zippers Industry

This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Zippers 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. Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research. Company profiles are primarily based on public domain information including company URLs.

The report profiles 105 companies including many key and niche players such as -
CMZ Zipper (Wuxi) Co., Ltd.
Coats Plc
EMR ZIPPER/EMR FERMUAR SAN TÝC LTD ÞTÝ
Fujian SBS Zipper Science & Technology Co., Ltd.
Giovanni Lanfranchi SpA
Hang Sang Zipper Co., Ltd.



I. INTRODUCTION, METHODOLOGY & PRODUCT DEFINITIONS
Study Reliability and Reporting Limitations I-1
Disclaimers I-2
Data Interpretation & Reporting Level I-2
Quantitative Techniques & Analytics I-3
Product Definition and Scope of Study I-3


II. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

1. INDUSTRY OVERVIEW II-1
A Prelude II-1
Recession in Retrospect and the Road Ahead II-2
Competition in the Global Zipper Market II-3
Table 1: Leading Players in the Global Zippers Market (2012):
Percentage Share Breakdown of Value Sales for YKK, Coats
Plc., Talon International and Others (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) II-4
YKK: An Undisputed Market Leader Worldwide II-4

2. MARKET DRIVERS, TRENDS AND ISSUES II-5
Developing and Underdeveloped Nations: Strong Growth Markets II-5
Table 2: Global Zippers Market - Geographic Regions Ranked by
CAGR for 2010-2018: Asia-Pacific, Latin America, Rest of
World, Canada, US, Europe and Japan (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) II-5

Table 3: Middle-Class Consumer Spending Across Developed and
Developing Regions (2013E & 2030F): Percentage Breakdown by
Region (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-6
China & India Offers Significant Growth Opportunities II-7
Table 4: Below 30 Years Population as a Percentage of Total
Population for Key Regions: 2012 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) II-7

Table 5: Worldwide Population for Women (15 and Above) by
Geographic Region: 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-8

Table 6: Chinese Zipper Exports (2013): Percentage Share
Breakdown of Value Exports by Destination Country (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-9
Technology Advancements: Spearheading Growth II-10
Plastic Zippers Replace Metal Zippers II-10
All Eyes on the ‘Waterproof' Zipper II-10
Stylish Zipper Pullers in Great Demand II-11
Few Recent ‘Zipper' Innovations II-11
Specialty Zippers: A Niche Category II-13
Exposed Metal Zipper: The Latest Fashion Trend II-13
Flourishing Branded Apparel Industry Bodes Well for the Zipper
Market II-14
Growing Girl's and Women's Clothing Market: A Business Case
for Zippers II-15
Table 7: World Women's and Girls' Clothing Market by
Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific
(excluding Japan), Middle East, Latin America and Rest of
World: Annual Sales in US$ Million for 2012 & 2015P (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-16
Increase in Soft Luggage Demand Promises Bright Prospects for
Zippers II-17
Rising Footwear Sales Strengthens Market Prospects II-18
Opportunity Indicators II-19
Table 8: World Footwear Market by Geographic Region - US,
Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan),
Middle East & Africa and Latin America: Annual Sales in US$
Million for 2012 & 2015P (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) II-19
Sewing As a Stress Buster Activity Bodes Well for Zippers II-20
Online Marketing and Online Sales Increases Market Competition II-20

3. PRODUCT OVERVIEW II-21
Zipper - An Introduction II-21
Parts of a Zipper II-21
Elements II-21
Slider II-21
Tape II-21
History - The Evolution of Zipper II-21
Zippers Timeline II-22
Types of Zippers II-23
Select Zipper Types and their Applications II-23
Coil Zippers II-23
Polyester/Nylon Zippers II-23
Metallic Zippers II-24
Invisible Zippers II-24
Plastic-molded Zippers II-24
Slide Zippers II-24
Closed-ended Zippers II-24
Open-ended Zippers II-24
Comparison of Parts between Open-End and Closed-End Zippers II-25
Zipper Sizes II-25
Table 9: Select Metal Zipper Sizes with Thickness (in mm) and
Width (in mm) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-25

Table 10: Select CFC Zipper Sizes with Thickness (in mm) and
Width (in mm) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-25

Table 11: Select Plastic Zipper Sizes with Thickness (in mm)
and Width (in mm) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-26
Measurement of a Zipper II-26
Standard Methods to Measure Dimensions, Top Tape Extension
Dimensions, and Bottom Tape Extension Dimensions of a Zipper II-26
Sliders II-27
Description of Slider Locking Systems II-27
Select Standard Sliders and Locking Systems II-27
Slider Positioning II-27
Slider Positioning and Regional Usage by Gender II-27
Zipper Manufacturing II-28
Stringers for Metallic Zippers II-28
Stringers for Plastic Zippers II-28
Preparation of Finished Zippers II-29
Quality Testing II-29
Select ASTM Standards for Zippers II-30
BS 3084:2006 Specification for Testing of Slide Fasteners II-30
Precautions in Zippers Usage II-30
Damage to Elements II-30
Forcible Opening or Closure of a Slider II-30
Precautions during Wearing or Removal of Clothes II-31
Slider Catching the Cloth or Thread II-31
Cleaning Precautions II-31
Suitable Heat for Ironing II-31

4. PRODUCT LAUNCHES & OTHER DEVELOPMENTS II-32
Under Armour Unveils First One-Handed Magnetic Zipper II-32
Coats Launches Coats Opti M Ultra Zipper II-32
Coats Introduces Opti Total Plastic Zipper for Outdoor Equipment II-32
Coats Unveils Insectiban Anti-Bed Bug Sewing Thread and Zipper II-32
YKK Corporation Launches Ultra Light Zipper II-32
YKK and Swarovski Unveil the Jeweled Zip II-33
AEP Industries Acquires Webster Industries II-33
Precision Textiles Launches Products Featuring 360°
SecureZZZip™ Zipper System and BedBugBanisher™ Zipper Lock II-33

5. FOCUS ON SELECT GLOBAL PLAYERS II-34
CMZ Zipper (Wuxi) Co., Ltd. (China) II-34
Coats Plc. (UK) II-34
EMR ZIPPER/EMR FERMUAR SAN TÝC LTD ÞTÝ (Turkey) II-35
Fujian SBS Zipper Science & Technology Co., Ltd (China) II-35
Giovanni Lanfranchi SpA (Italy) II-35
Hang Sang Zipper Co. Ltd. (Hong Kong) II-36
IDEAL Fastener Corporation (US) II-36
IDEAL Fasteners India Pvt. Ltd (India) II-36
Jinjiang Fuxing Zipper Co. Ltd. (China) II-37
KCC Zipper Group (Taiwan) II-37
Max Zipper Co., Ltd (Taiwan) II-37
Olympic Zippers Ltd. (India) II-37
Sea-Cheng Enterprise Co., Ltd. (Taiwan) II-38
Shenzhen Baoshun Zipper Co., Ltd. (China) II-38
Shun Tat Zipper Factory Limited (Hong Kong) II-38
Talon International, Inc. (US) II-38
Tex Corp Limited (India) II-39
YKK Group (Japan) II-39
YKK Fastening Products Group (Japan) II-40
Zhejiang Weixing Industrial Development Co., Ltd (China) II-40
ZIP Industries Limited (India) II-40

6. GLOBAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE II-41
Table 12: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
Zippers by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe,
Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of
World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures
in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-41

Table 13: World Historic Review for Zippers by Geographic
Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding
Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets Independently
Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years
2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-42

Table 14: World 15-Year Perspective for Zippers by Geographic
Region - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for US, Canada,
Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America
and Rest of World Markets for Years 2004, 2013 and 2018
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-43


III. MARKET

1. THE UNITED STATES III-1
A.Market Analysis III-1
Growing Demand for Travel Luggage Bodes Well for the US
Zipper Market III-1
Hobby Dressmakers: A Hitherto Overlooked Consumer Cluster III-1
US Apparel Market Overview III-2
Table 15: US Apparel Market by Gender (2012): Percentage
Breakdown by Value for Women, Men and Children (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-2
Product Launches III-3
Strategic Corporate Development III-3
Key Players III-4
B.Market Analytics III-5
Table 16: US Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
Zippers Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million
for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-5

Table 17: US Historic Review for Zippers Analyzed with
Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2004 through
2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-6

2. CANADA III-7
A.Market Analysis III-7
Canadian Apparel Market: A Macro Perspective III-7
Table 18: Canadian Apparel Sales by Province (2010):
Percentage Breakdown by Value for Ontario, Quebec, British
Columbia, Manitoba/Saskatchewan, Alberta and Atlantic
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-7
B.Market Analytics III-8
Table 19: Canadian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis
for Zippers Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-8

Table 20: Canadian Historic Review for Zippers Analyzed with
Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2004 through
2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-9

3. JAPAN III-10
A.Market Analysis III-10
Apparel Market Overview in Japan III-10
Table 21: Japanese Apparel Market by Gender (2011):
Percentage Breakdown by Value for Women, Men and Children
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-10

Table 22: Japanese Apparel Imports (2012): Percentage
Breakdown of Dollar Imports by Countries of Origin
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-11
Product Launches III-11
Key Players III-12
B.Market Analytics III-13
Table 23: Japanese Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis
for Zippers Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-13

Table 24: Japanese Historic Review for Zippers Analyzed with
Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2004 through
2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-14

4. EUROPE III-15
A.Market Analysis III-15
European Clothing Market to Gradually Rebound III-15
B.Market Analytics III-16
Table 25: European Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis
for Zippers by Geographic Region - France, Germany, Italy,
UK, Spain, Russia and Rest of Europe Markets Independently
Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years
2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-16

Table 26: European Historic Review for Zippers by Geographic
Region - France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia and Rest
of Europe Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales
Figures in US$ Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-17

Table 27: European 15-Year Perspective for Zippers by
Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for
France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia and Rest of Europe
Markets for Years 2004, 2013 and 2018 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-18

4a. FRANCE III-19
A.Market Analysis III-19
French Apparel Market Overview III-19
Table 28: French Apparel Market (Outerwear) Market by
Gender (2012): Percentage Breakdown by Value for Women, Men
and Children (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-19
B.Market Analytics III-20
Table 29: French Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
Zippers Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million
for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-20

Table 30: French Historic Review for Zippers Analyzed with
Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2004 through
2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-21

4b. GERMANY III-22
A.Market Analysis III-22
A Booming Premium Luggage Market to Drive Growth III-22
German Clothing/Apparel Market Overview III-22
B.Market Analytics III-23
Table 31: German Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
Zippers Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million
for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-23

Table 32: German Historic Review for Zippers Analyzed with
Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2004 through
2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-24

4c. ITALY III-25
A.Market Analysis III-25
Giovanni Lanfranchi S.p.A. - A Key Regional Player III-25
B.Market Analytics III-25
Table 33: Italian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
Zippers Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million
for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-25

Table 34: Italian Historic Review for Zippers Analyzed with
Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2004 through
2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-26

4d. THE UNITED KINGDOM III-27
A.Market Analysis III-27
The UK Clothing Market III-27
Table 35: UK Clothing & Footwear Market (2012): Percentage
Share Breakdown of Value Sales by Segment (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-28
Product Launches III-28
Coats Plc. - A Leading Global Player III-29
B.Market Analytics III-30
Table 36: The UK Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
Zippers Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million
for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-30

Table 37: The UK Historic Review for Zippers Analyzed with
Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2004 through
2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-31

4e. SPAIN III-32
A.Market Analysis III-32
CREMALLERAS RUBI, S.A. - A Key Regional Player III-32
B.Market Analytics III-33
Table 38: Spanish Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
Zippers Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million
for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-33

Table 39: Spanish Historic Review for Zippers Analyzed with
Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2004 through
2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-34

4f. RUSSIA III-35
A.Market Analysis III-35
Russian Clothing Market Overview III-35
B.Market Analytics III-36
Table 40: Russian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
Zippers Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million
for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-36

Table 41: Russian Historic Review for Zippers Analyzed with
Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2004 through
2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-37

4g. REST OF EUROPE III-38
A.Market Analysis III-38
Key Player III-38
B.Market Analytics III-39
Table 42: Rest of Europe Recent Past, Current & Future
Analysis for Zippers Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in
US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-39

Table 43: Rest of Europe Historic Review for Zippers
Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years
2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-40

5. ASIA-PACIFIC III-41
A.Market Analysis III-41
Developing Asian Countries Offer Strong Growth Opportunities III-41
Table 44: Global Zippers Market - Geographic Regions Ranked
by CAGR for 2010-2018: Asia-Pacific, Latin America, Rest of
World, Canada, US, Europe and Japan (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-41

Table 45: Middle-Class Consumer Spending Across Developed
and Developing Regions (2013E & 2030F): Percentage
Breakdown by Region - North America, Europe, APAC, South &
Central America and Rest of World (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-42
Asian Apparel Market Overview III-42
China III-43
Table 46: Apparel Market in China (2012): Percentage
Breakdown by Segment (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-43
India III-44
Table 47: Indian Apparel Market by Gender (2012):
Percentage Breakdown by Value for Men, Women and Others
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-44
B.Market Analytics III-45
Table 48: Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current & Future
Analysis for Zippers by Geographic Region - China, India and
Rest of Asia-Pacific Markets Independently Analyzed with
Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through
2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-45

Table 49: Asia-Pacific Historic Review for Zippers by
Geographic Region - China, India and Rest of Asia-Pacific
Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in
US$ Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-46

Table 50: Asia-Pacific 15-Year Perspective for Zippers by
Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for
China, India and Rest of Asia-Pacific Markets for Years
2004, 2013 and 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-47

5a. CHINA III-48
A.Market Analysis III-48
China: A Major Zipper Manufacturer and Consumer III-48
Table 51: Chinese Zipper Exports (2013): Percentage Share
Breakdown of Value Exports by Destination Country (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-48
Major Zipper Manufacturers III-49
Market Issues III-49
Measures to Revitalize Chinese Zipper Industry III-50
Quality Initiatives of Select Players III-51
Export Scenario III-51
Product Trends III-51
Key Players III-52
B.Market Analytics III-55
Table 52: Chinese Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
Zippers Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million
for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-55

Table 53: Chinese Historic Review for Zippers Analyzed with
Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2004 through
2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-56

5b. INDIA III-57
A.Market Analysis III-57
A Review of the Indian Zipper Market III-57
Table 54: Indian Zip Fasteners Market (2012): Percentage
Share Breakdown of Volume Consumption by Application -
Domestic Garments, Luggage, Export Garments and Others
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-57

Table 55: Consumption Norms of Zippers in India by
Application Burgeoning Branded and Designer Apparel Sales
Fuel Zipper Demand III-57
Burgeoning Branded and Designer Apparel Sales Fuel Zipper
Demand III-58
Key Players III-58
B.Market Analytics III-60
Table 56: Indian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
Zippers Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million
for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-60

Table 57: Indian Historic Review for Zippers Analyzed with
Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2004 through
2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-61

5c. REST OF ASIA-PACIFIC III-62
A.Market Analysis III-62
Focus on Select Regional Markets III-62
Taiwan: A Major Manufacturer of Zippers III-62
Korea: Apparel Consumption Witnessing a Paradigm Shift III-62
Indonesia: Apparel Market Boasts Ample Headroom for Growth III-62
Australia: Clothing Market Dominated by Women III-63
Table 58: Australian Clothing Market (2010 & 2012):
Breakdown of Retail Value Sales by Segment (In A$ Billion)
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-63
Key Players III-63
B.Market Analytics III-65
Table 59: Rest of Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current & Future
Analysis for Zippers Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in
US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-65

Table 60: Rest of Asia-Pacific Historic Review for Zippers
Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years
2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-66

6. LATIN AMERICA III-67
Market Analysis III-67
Table 61: Latin American Recent Past, Current & Future
Analysis for Zippers by Geographic Region - Brazil and Rest
of Latin America Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual
Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-67

Table 62: Latin American Historic Review for Zippers by
Geographic Region - Brazil and Rest of Latin America Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-68

Table 63: Latin American 15-Year Perspective for Zippers by
Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for
Brazil and Rest of Latin America Markets for Years 2004,
2013 and 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-69

6a. BRAZIL III-70
Market Analysis III-70
Table 64: Brazilian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis
for Zippers Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-70

Table 65: Brazilian Historic Review for Zippers Analyzed
with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2004
through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-71

6b. REST OF LATIN AMERICA III-72
Market Analysis III-72
Table 66: Rest of Latin America Recent Past, Current &
Future Analysis for Zippers Analyzed with Annual Sales
Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-72

Table 67: Rest of Latin America Historic Review for Zippers
Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years
2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-73

7. REST OF WORLD III-74
A.Market Analysis III-74
Table 68: Demand for Metallic Zippers (in Kg) in Ethiopia
for the Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-74
B.Market Analytics III-74
Table 69: Rest of World Recent Past, Current & Future
Analysis for Zippers Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in
US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-74

Table 70: Rest of World Historic Review for Zippers Analyzed
with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2004
through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-75


IV. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE

Total Companies Profiled: 105 (including Divisions/Subsidiaries - 125)

The United States (8)
Japan (2)
Europe (59)
- France (3)
- Germany (6)
- The United Kingdom (5)
- Italy (10)
- Spain (4)
- Rest of Europe (31)
Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan) (54)
Africa (1)
Middle East (1)