Shower or bath trolley is a kind of trolley that consists of a shower, and a mobile unit to give bath to immobile patients. It is useful for those who are restricted to the bed and require someone to assist them with bathing or showering. This type of shower trolley comes in two options, bariatric and pediatric. They are used in hospitals and rehabilitation centers for patients.
The global shower trolleys market is driven by several factors, for instance, continuous growth in shower trolleys valuation with the innovation in technologies which is impacting the purchaser’s behavior. Rising awareness due to internet and mobile penetration are anticipated to boost up the demand across the globe. Furthermore, over the last few years, the raw material price was stable, with the growing production capacity, the raw material price for shower trolley is projected to be constant in the short term. However, the enhancement of energy, labor costs, and transportation costs, plays a substantial role in promoting the cost of shower trolley. These factors are projected to drive overall shower trolleys market throughout the forecast period.
The global shower trolleys market has been segregated in terms of end user, product type, weight capacity (Kg), distribution channel, product size, and region. As per product type, the market has been separated into electric shower trolley, manual shower trolley, and hydraulic shower trolley. Based on end user, the market is divided into nursing homes, clinics, rehabilitation centers, hospitals, and others. Weight capacity (Kg) for the shower trolleys market is bifurcated into less than 150 Kg, 151 Kg – 250 Kg, 251 Kg – 350 Kg, and more than 350 Kg. In terms of product size, the market is segmented into child and adult. Based on distribution channel, the market is segmented into online channel and offline channel. The offline channel consists of specialty stores, individual stores, and medical equipment stores. Online channel comprises company websites and e-trailer websites. Offline channel captured the higher market share in the shower trolleys market though, online channels are anticipated to change the existing purchasing scenario throughout the forecast period.
In terms of region, the global shower trolleys market is segmented into North America (NA), Europe (EU), Asia Pacific (APAC), Middle East & Africa (MEA), and South America (SA). North America country-level analysis features the U.S., Canada, and Rest of North America. Analysis and forecast of the shower trolleys market in Europe includes markets across the U.K., Germany, France, and Rest of Europe. Similarly, Asia Pacific includes India, China, Japan, and Rest of Asia Pacific. Middle East & Africa includes the shower trolleys market analysis and forecast of GCC countries, South Africa, and Rest of Middle East & Africa. The South America shower trolleys market is segmented into Brazil, Mexico, and Rest of South America. Europe region is dominating the market and is expected to maintain its dominance throughout the forecast period due its production base of manufacturers.
Key players operating in the global shower trolleys market includes ArjoHuntleigh, Beka hospitec, Chinesport, Prism Medical UK, Shanghai Pinxing Sceinece and Technology Co., Ltd, Chiltern Invadex (UK) Ltd, Handicare Group AB, Horcher Medical Systems, Savion Industries, Handi-Move International, Inmoclinc s.a., K Care Healthcare Solutions, Kingkraft, KOVAL d.o.o., Magnatek Enterprises, Merivaara, PROMA REHA, s. r. o., RCN Medizin- und Rehatechnik GmbH, Reval Continuing Care Ltd, Sotec Medical, TR Equipment, Axis Medical and Rehabilitation, Benmor Medical (UK) Limited, Better Medical Technology Co., Ltd., Ergolet A/S, and Fysiomed NV. The market is slightly fragmented and competitive due to the availability of a large number of vendors all around the globe especially in Europe. Producers are concentrating on raising their efficiency to expand their topographical range and enhance their user base. Key players are focusing on price, quality, and brand to compete with other companies to increase significant market share.
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