Industrial Innovation: Industrial Textiles

Updated Time: 4 Jul 2017

The Industrial Textiles Industry has a total of 14,743 granted patents and 48,111 patent applications distributed into 40,426 patent families. Based on the countries of patent applications, the key markets are Japan, USA and WIPO(PCT). The main technology areas are layered products, i.e. products built-up of strata of flat or non-flat, compositions of macromolecular compounds and macromolecular compounds obtained otherwise than by reactions of C-C unsaturated bonds. The top companies in this industry are TORAY INDUSTRIES, UNITIKA and ALBANY INT.

52,380Total Patents

14,743 Grants

48,111 Applications

The Industrial Textiles Industry has a grant to application ratio of 0.306, which is approximately 1 patent granted for every 3.263 patent applications.

Textile Industry

Geographic Breakdown

By showing the geographic breakdown of the patents in this technology field, it is possible to determine the territorial markets in which the technology field is prominent or which markets have opportunities for development.

TOP 3 Countries

  • Japan
    Japan

    Japan is the top country/region for patent coverage with a total of 36,000 patents.

  • USA
    USA

    USA comes in 2nd with a total of 3,450 patents.

  • Wipro
    WIPO(PCT)

    WIPO(PCT) rounds up the top 3 with a total of 2,342 patents.

Key Technologies

Through grouping the patents in the technology field into their various technology areas, it is possible to identify the core technology areas of this field.

Key Technologies

Valuable Patents

The ranking below shows some of the most valuable and important patents in this industry.

Rank Patent Title
1 EP2666807A2 A Prepreg And Carbon Fiber Reinforced Composite Materials
2 CN100443148C Hollow fiber film and method for prodn thereof
3 CN100523049C Polylactic acid resin, textile products obtained therefrom, and processes for producing textile products
4 CA2563787C MICROPOROUS POLYPROPYLENE FILM HAVING A .BETA.-CRYSTAL ACTIVITY AND A LOW SPECIFIC GRAVITY
5 US6605218 Dialyzers for blood treatment and processes for production thereof

Main Companies

This shows the top companies in this industry based on their patent output, providing an approximation of each their innovation rate.

Main Companies

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