Global Medical Nitrile Gloves Market: Introduction

Nitrile, or acrylonitrile-butadiene rubber (NBR), is a material made of organic chemicals. Nitrile gloves do not contain latex proteins and have a minimal content of vulcanisation accelerators. Gloves are personal protective equipment that are utilized to protect the wearer and the patient from the spread of infection or illness during medical procedures and examinations. The gloves must also have a high puncture resistance, since most medical professionals work with scalpels, surgical tools, and needles. The gloves are meant to serve specific tasks while protecting the skin and preventing cross-contamination. These gloves are worn by surgeons and other health professionals who have direct contact with blood, infections, sharp tools, and other harmful objects and substances that could cause extreme illness or infection.

Key Drivers of Global Medical Nitrile Gloves Market

Increase in number of plastic and cosmetic surgeries, burns, trauma, and accidents drive the market

According to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons’ annual plastic surgery procedural statistics, 17.5 million surgical and minimally invasive cosmetic procedures were performed in the U.S. in 2017, an increase of 2% over that in 2016. These statistics also reveal a rise in new trends in body-shaping procedures, with a spike in non-invasive fat reduction as well as surgeries such as breast augmentations. An estimated 1.2 million people are killed in road crashes each year, and as many as 50 million are injured, occupying 30% to 70% of orthopedic beds in hospitals in developing countries. Nearly 30 million children and adolescents participate in youth sports in the U.S. The diagnosis of all these factors in a diagnostic center or hospitals are done frequently. Doctors and the medical staff make sure to wear gloves, which builds a safety barrier between the patients and the medical staff during examinations and wound dressings to avoid infections and cross contamination.

 Increase in incidence of chronic wound drives demand for wound closure devices

Chronic wounds are often termed ulcers and can be defined as wounds with a full thickness in depth and a slow healing tendency. It is estimated that 1% to 2 % of the population in developed countries would experience a chronic wound during their lifetime. Dramatic increase in the geriatric population is projected to increase the number of geriatric patients, as wound closure also drive the market. Complications of chronic wounds include infection such as cellulitis and infective venous eczema, gangrene, hemorrhage, and lower-extremity amputations. Chronic wounds lead to disability, which worsens wound outcomes, resulting in a vicious cycle. Doctors and the medical staff are advised to wear gloves and other personal protective equipment to avoid infections. This factor drives the market.

North America to Account for Major Share of Global Medical Nitrile Gloves Market

  • North America is projected to account for major share of the global medical nitrile gloves market during the forecast period. The market in the region is anticipated to expand at a rapid pace in the next few years due to increase in research & development and various government initiatives. Europe is expected to be the second-largest market during the forecast period.
  • The medical nitrile gloves market in Asia Pacific is likely to expand at a high CAGR during the forecast period. This can be attributed to a rise in investment in research & development by private & government organizations and increase in healthcare management.

Key Players Operating in Global Medical Nitrile Gloves Market

The global medical nitrile gloves market is highly consolidated owing to the presence of a number of key players. Leading players operating in the global medical nitrile gloves market include:

  • Siemens Healthcare
  • Dynarex Corporation
  • Ansell Healthcare
  • Hartalega Holdings Berhad
  • Supermax Corporation Berhad
  • Kossan Rubber Industries ltd
  • Rubberex
  • Top Glove Corporation Berhad
  • AdventaBerhad
  • Cardinal Health, Inc.
  • United Glove Inc.

Global Medical Nitrile Gloves Market: Research Scope

Global Medical Nitrile Gloves Market, by Form

  • Powdered Gloves
  • Non-Powdered Gloves

Global Medical Nitrile Gloves Market, by Application

  • Medical Gloves
  • Examination gloves
  • Surgical Gloves

Global Medical Nitrile Gloves Market, by End-user

  • Hospitals
  • Ambulatory Surgical Centers
  • Other

Global Medical Nitrile Gloves Market, by Region

  • North America
    • U.S.
    • Canada
  • Europe
    • Germany
    • France
    • U.K.
    • Italy
    • Spain
    • Rest of Europe
  • Asia Pacific
    • China
    • Japan
    • India
    • Australia & New Zealand
    • Rest of Asia Pacific
  • Latin America
    • Brazil
    • Mexico
    • Rest of Latin America
  • Middle East & Africa
    • GCC Countries
    • South Africa
    • Rest of Middle East & Africa

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  • Customer Experience Maps
  • Insights and Tools based on data-driven research
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  • Strategic Frameworks to boost the growth journey

The study strives to evaluate the current and future growth prospects, untapped avenues, factors shaping their revenue potential, and demand and consumption patterns in the global market by breaking it into region-wise assessment.

The following regional segments are covered comprehensively:

  • North America
  • Asia Pacific
  • Europe
  • Latin America
  • The Middle East and Africa

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3. Which regulations will be most helpful for stakeholders to boost their supply chain network?

4. Which regions might see the demand maturing in certain segments in near future?

5. What are the some of the best cost optimization strategies with vendors that some well-entrenched players have gained success with?

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