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.
 
 

Global Disinfectors Market: Brief Account

The global disinfectors market is envisioned to gain impetus on account of the improving uptake of medical services because of the rise of fatal diseases such as tuberculosis and cancer. The market could also gain strength while riding on the increasing per capita healthcare expenditure of economies deemed significant for growth and demand. The report provides crucial information on the global rate of aging population, signifying the telling increase in the demand for disinfectors required in the treatment of geriatrics.

While excise duty reducing profit margins of medical device manufacturers and shift toward disposable medical devices could hamper market growth, increasing disposable income and large patient pools are projected to create scores of opportunities. The global disinfectors market could be segmented as per application and product, where the application of hospitals and clinics is prophesied to secure a larger share in the foreseeable future.

The report provides a distinguishing evaluation of the global disinfectors market, taking into consideration its growth factors, restraints, and trends and opportunities. Each segment assessed by the analysts is comprehensively studied with the help of critical market figures. Furthermore, readers are offered with a detailed account of the market’s competitive landscape.

Global Disinfectors Market: Trends and Opportunities

The world disinfectors market is prognosticated to attain growth on the back of the rising incidence of hospital-acquired infections (HAIs) since the last decade. HAIs are studied to occur mainly due to the improper cleaning of medical equipment. However, with the use of disinfectors, hospitals could ensure the engagement of pathogen-free medical equipment including bedpans, surgical instruments, and endoscopes. Disinfectors help to ensure hygiene in hospitals as they hold the ability to eliminate pathogenic organisms. Thus, the demand for disinfectors is anticipated to see a rise in the near future.

A powerful growth factor of the world disinfectors market could be the rise in the number of surgeries conducted in different healthcare facilities. Flusher disinfectors are expected to see a strong growth owing to the increase in the count of elderly care organizations across the world.

Global Disinfectors Market: Geographical Analysis

In the recent past, the international disinfectors market testified of the dominating presence of Europe and North America which accounted for a sizable share. Both regions are also projected to showcase a robust CAGR growth in the coming years. One of the noticeable factors responsible for the growth of these regions could be the presence of a significant count of firms manufacturing disinfectors. This growth is forecast to gain support from various lawsuits penned down against HAIs. Moreover, hospitals today are evaluated based on a number of regulatory audits.

On the other hand, Asia Pacific is foretold to exhibit a higher rate of growth until the end of 2020 because of the rise of geriatric population and increasing occurrence of various diseases in the region. Improving disposable income in emerging economies allowing the affordability to avail sophisticated medical facilities could bode well for the international disinfectors market.

Global Disinfectors Market: Companies Mentioned

The worldwide disinfectors market is expected to feel the presence of some of the top-level companies such as Belimed Group, Olympus Corporation, Advanced Sterilization Products Services, Inc., STERIS Corporation, and Getinge Group. The report profiles important players operating in the market while focusing on several critical aspects such as recent developments.

Global Disinfectors Market by Product

  • Washer
    • Single Chamber
      • Single Door
      • Double Door
    • Multi-Chamber
  • Flusher
  • Endoscope Reprocessors

Global Disinfectors Market by Application

  • Hospitals and Clinics
  • Pharmaceuticals and Life Sciences
  • Elder Care

Global Disinfectors Market by Geography

  • North America
  • Europe
  • Asia Pacific
  • Rest of the World