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Published Date: 2014-08-14Number of Pages: 98

Disinfectors Market (By Product Type Washer, Flusher and Endoscope Reprocessors By Application Hospitals and Clinics, Pharmaceuticals and Elder Care) - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2014 - 2020

Disinfection ensures usage of pathogen free medical instruments such as endoscopes, surgical instruments and bedpans. Disinfection is a process of destroying pathogenic organisms and is achieved with the usage of various equipment and consumables such as disinfectants, detergents and disinfectors. Disinfectors represent a class of equipment used for cleaning medical devices, ensuring hygiene of the instruments. The market - witnessed -a tremendous growth rate of 10.2% from 2014 to 2020 owing to increasing number of hospital-acquired infections (HAI). HAI occur due to the usage of improperly cleaned medical instruments.  In order to reduce such incidences, the demand for disinfectors is anticipated to grow during the forecast period. Similarly, increasing number of surgeries in hospitals and clinics would also propel the growth of this market as for disinfecting medical devices (used in surgeries) and disinfectors are utilized. Likewise, increasing disposable income in developing countries will further augment the growth of the market as it would assist in increasing the affordability for availing medical services that require medical instruments and hence, disinfectors market would also grow. Moreover, increasing number of elder care institutions across the globe is likely to accentuate the growth of flusher disinfector and -the overall disinfectors market. Considering the above mentioned factors, the market for disinfectors is expected to grow at a CAGR of 10.2% from 2014 to 2020 to reach an estimated value of USD 3,116.5 million in 2020.
 
The market for disinfectors has been segmented on the basis of product type such as washer disinfectors, flusher disinfectors and endoscope reprocessors. The market for endoscope reprocessors and washer disinfectors accounts for the largest share throughout the forecast period. The growth of these segments is expected to be impressive from 2014 to 2020 owing to increasing usage of endoscopes and medical instruments due to rising incidences of various diseases such as cancer, cardiovascular diseases and others. The market is also expected to accentuate due to increasing number of hospitals across the globe.
 
The market has also been segmented based on the usage of disinfectors in different healthcare facilities such as hospitals and clinics, pharmaceuticals and life-sciences companies, and elder care institutes. The market for hospitals and clinics segment is expected to foresee highest growth rate during the forecast period 2014 to 2020. Increasing number of hospitals coupled with rising number of surgeries performed are the prime factors augmenting the growth of this segment.
 
Geographically, North American and European market accounted for the largest share by revenue of the global disinfectors market, capturing more than 70% of the total market in 2013 and expected to grow at a significant CAGR during forecast period. This huge market share of these two regions is justified by the presence of large number of disinfector manufacturers in these regions. Increasing regulatory audits for evaluation of hospitals and increasing lawsuits against hospital acquired infections has supported the growth of disinfectors market in the regions. In addition, rising incidences of hospital-acquired diseases would further enhance the growth of the market in the region. On the contrary, from 2014 to 2020, Asia-Pacific region has been projected to show highest growth rate. The growth of this region is anticipated owing to rising incidences of diseases coupled with increasing geriatric population. The major players operating in the disinfectors market include Getinge Group, STERIS Corporation, Advanced Sterilization Products Services, Inc., OLYMPUS CORPORATION and Belimed Group and others.
 
 

Disinfection is an essential procedure that is performed for infection control in healthcare facilities such as hospitals, clinics, elder care institutes and laboratories, using disinfectors and other infection control equipment such as sterilizers. Medical instruments, bedpans and urine bottles are placed inside the washers and flusher for disinfecting. The market is anticipated to grow with increasing number of hospital-acquired infections that has compelled medical professionals to use disinfectors. In addition, increase in the number of surgeries performed at hospitals and clinics and rising geriatric population will further propel the growth of disinfectors market. This is due to the fact that elderly people are more prone to various diseases that increase their hospital visit and uptake of various medical services. Hence, owing to the above mentioned facts the demand for disinfectors is expected to grow. 
 
The global disinfectors market, based on product type has been segmented as washer disinfectors, flusher disinfectors and endoscope reprocessors. The market for washer disinfectors has been further segmented as single chamber and multi-chamber washer disinfectors. Single chamber washer disinfectors market has been further segmented as single door and double door. The market for these products has been extensively analyzed based on number of installed base, efficiency, application area and cost. The market size and forecast in terms of USD million for each product type has been provided for the period 2012 to 2020, considering 2013 as the base year. The report also provides compounded annual growth rate (% CAGR) for the forecast period 2014 to 2020 for each segment.
 
The global disinfectors market has been segmented based on applications as hospitals and clinics, pharmaceutical and elder care institutes. The market for these applications has been extensively analyzed based on the consumption pattern, usage pattern and efficiency. The market size and forecast in terms of USD million for each product type has been provided for the period 2012 to 2020, considering 2013 as the base year. The report also provides the compounded annual growth rate (% CAGR) for the forecast period 2014 to 2020 for each segment.
 
The global market for disinfectors has also been segmented based on application as life sciences, medical devices and pharmaceuticals. The market for these products has been extensively analyzed based on the number of hospitals, pharmaceutical and life-sciences companies, and compatibility of sterilization equipment and disinfectants for cleaning. The market size and forecast in terms of USD million for each product type has been provided for the period 2012 to 2020, considering 2013 as the base year. The report also provides the compounded annual growth rate (% CAGR) for the forecast period 2013 to 2019 for each segment. In addition, current market trends and recent developments have been taken into consideration while determining the growth rate of the global disinfectors market.
 
The global market for disinfectors has also been provided for four major geographic regions: North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific and Rest of the World (RoW). The market for each geographical region has been extensively analyzed based on the number of hospitals, pharmaceutical and life-sciences companies, epidemic scenario, regulatory scenario, economic development, presence and reach of key companies. The market size and forecast in terms of USD million for each product type has been provided for the period 2012 to 2020, considering 2013 as the base year. The report also provides the compounded annual growth rate (% CAGR) for the forecast period 2013 to 2019 for each segment. Detailed qualitative analysis of the factors responsible for driving and restraining the growth of the disinfectors market and future opportunities are provided in the report. PESTLE analysis has also been done while estimating individual geographies in order to provide current as well as future status. A list of recommendations for existing as well as new entrants has been discussed in the study to help in decision making.
 
Some of the key players of the global disinfectors market include Getinge Group, STERIS Corporation, Advanced Sterilization Products Services, Inc., OLYMPUS CORPORATION and Belimed Group. Market players are profiled in this report on the basis of attributes such as company overview, financial overview, business strategies adopted by the companies to ensure sustainability and maximize profits and product portfolio, and recent developments.
 
The global disinfectors market has been segmented as below:
  • Disinfectors Market, by Product Type
    • Washer
      • Single Chamber
        • Single Door
        • Double Door
      • Multi-Chamber
    • Flusher
    • Endoscope Reprocessors
  • Disinfectors Market, by Application
    • Hospitals and Clinics
    • Pharmaceuticals and Life-Sciences
    • Elder Care
  • Disinfectors Market, by Geography
    • North America
    • Europe
    • Asia-Pacific
    • Rest of the World (RoW)


 
 
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