Transparency Market Research, in its recent research report, has revealed the competitive landscape of the global medical nonwoven disposable market to be fragmented in nature. A majority of the players in the market are currently motivated for supplying to end-user demand of mitigating current generation epidemics. The three leading players in the global market – Svenska Cellulosa, Paul Hartmann AG, and Kimberly-Clark Corporation – collectively held 39.3% of the global market in 2015. Product diversification, portfolio expansion, proliferation into newer regions, and strategic mergers and acquisitions are likely strategies adopted by players in the coming years.
According to the TMR report, the global medical nonwoven disposable market had been evaluated at US$12.9 bn in 2015. The market is expected to progress at a CAGR of 4% within a forecast period of 2016 and 2024, reaching US$18.4 bn by the end of 2024.
Surgical Products in high Profitability among Medical Nonwoven Disposables
Wound dressings, incontinence products, and surgical products are the key products in the global medical nonwoven disposables market, among which surgical products segment is likely to dominate market shares in value over the coming years. Surgical products, as a part of this market are projected to take up a share of 52.0% by the end of the report’s forecast period.
North America could very well acquire a dominant share in the global medical nonwoven disposables market, by the end of the report’s given forecast period. Although North America did experience a minor fall in demand in the recent years, a firm infrastructure in its healthcare industry boosted by a high rate of advancements, increasingly favorable reimbursement policies, and high awareness and access to healthcare amongst patients are likely to allow North America to continue dominating the global medical nonwoven disposables market over the coming years.
Geriatric Population Surge to Improve Demand for Medical Nonwoven Disposables
“The stunning increase in the geriatric population over the recent years has been the primary growth driver for the global medical nonwoven disposable market till now. The high vulnerability towards infections and illnesses of this demographic implies the need for persistent care and advanced medical products, including medical nonwoven disposables. The global medical nonwoven disposables market is also expected to profit from the rise in the rates of epidemics including Ebola, H1N1 virus, Chikungunya, and SARS. These epidemics have been the top reason why the demand for medical nonwoven disposables is skyrocketing at the moment,” states a TMR analyst.
Government Initiatives Swing Favor Towards Nonwoven Disposables
The demands for advanced tech in both product and manufacturing have pushed players in the global medical nonwoven disposables market to add features including anti-microbial properties and high absorbency in order to diminish the chances of cross-contamination. Additionally, a rising volume of government schemes and initiative that are aimed at reducing the number of infections and simultaneously enhance the manufacturing capabilities, massively benefitting the global market. The market is also driven by the rise in awareness on nosocomial infections.
The information presented in this review is based on a Transparency Market Research report, titled, “Medical Nonwoven Disposables Market (Product - Surgical Products (Drapes, Gowns, Caps, and Masks), Wound Dressings (Bandages, Tapes, Post-operative Wound Dressings, Dressing Pads, and Operative Wound Dressings), and Incontinence Products (Under Pad Diapers and Diapers); Material - Polypropylene, Polyethylene, Acetate, Rayon, Polyamides & Polyesters, and Acrylic; End Users - Hospitals, Nursing homes, Consumer & Home Healthcare, Clinics, and Ambulatory Surgical Centers) - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2016 - 2024.”
Key segments of the Global Medical Nonwoven Disposables Market
Global Medical Nonwoven Disposables Market Revenue, by Product type
- Surgical Products
- Wound Dressings
- Post-operative wound dressings
- Operative wound dressings
- Dressing pads
- Incontinence Products
- Under pads diapers
Global Medical Nonwoven Disposables Market Revenue, by Material
- Polyamides & Polyester
Global Medical Nonwoven Disposables Market Revenue, by End-Users
- Nursing Centers
- Ambulatory Surgical Centers
Global Medical Nonwoven Disposables Market Revenue, by Geography
- North America
- Rest of Europe
- Asia Pacific
- Rest of Asia Pacific
- Latin America
- Rest of Latin America
- Middle East and Africa
- Saudi Arabia
- South Africa
- Rest of Middle East & Africa
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