Automotive Industry as insulation materials. Building and Furniture Industries, insulation and sound insulation in buildings: fibres from jute, kenaf (meshta), sisal and coir. Mattress and upholstery materials: fibres from sisal, kapok and coir. Furniture and home furnishings: fabric for decoration material and upholstery straps. Palsterwork reinforcement made from sisal, jute and esparto.