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Medical Nonwoven Disposables - Global Market Trajectory & Analytics

  • ID: 338827
  • Report
  • February 2022
  • Region: Global
  • 755 Pages
  • Global Industry Analysts, Inc

FEATURED COMPANIES

  • Ahlstrom-Munksjö Oyj
  • CNTus Sungjin Co., Ltd.
  • Georgia-Pacific LLC
  • Hogy Medical Co., Ltd.
  • Medtronic Ireland Limited
  • Paul Hartmann AG

Global Medical Nonwoven Disposables Market to Reach US$29.8 Billion by the Year 2026


Nonwoven fabrics are increasingly playing a significant role in manufacturing several consumer products across the world. Benefits of nonwovens that make them robust medical textiles include easy disposability; offers effective barrier protection against bacteria; effective against air-borne contamination than linen; highly degree of flexibility to be customized as per needs; ability to withstand sterilization; hypoallergenic; high absorbent qualities; dimensional stability; high levels of uniformity; resistance to high temperature (flame retardancy); high tearing and abrasion resistance. Prices of nonwovens are today competitive with tradition woven fabrics, a key reason driving their proliferation and adoption as medical textiles for surgical masks/gowns; bedding; dressings; surgical drapes; implantables like sutures, orthopedic and tissue structures, among others. Advancements in manufacturing and fabrication technologies for micro/nano fibers based nonwoven composites will continue to push up the performance of nonwoven composites and their applications in the medical field. The emergence of highly infectious diseases including the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and the multi-drug resistant strains emerging viruses and bacteria is enhancing the importance of nonwovens in fighting cross contamination and curbing infection spread in medical environment.

Amid the COVID-19 crisis, the global market for Medical Nonwoven Disposables estimated at US$19.4 Billion in the year 2020, is projected to reach a revised size of US$29.8 Billion by 2026, growing at a CAGR of 6.8% over the analysis period. Sterile Nonwoven Disposables, one of the segments analyzed in the report, is projected to grow at a 7.1% CAGR to reach US$24.1 Billion by the end of the analysis period. After a thorough analysis of the business implications of the pandemic and its induced economic crisis, growth in the Incontinence Hygiene Products segment is readjusted to a revised 5.8% CAGR for the next 7-year period. This segment currently accounts for a 23.2% share of the global Medical Nonwoven Disposables market. Globally, there is a rapid increase in the incidence of chronic diseases, such as diabetes, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, asthma, cancer, osteoarthritis, among others. Against this background, number of surgical interventions is expected to increase significantly in the coming years, which in turn would drive demand for sterile medical non-woven disposables.



The U.S. Market is Estimated at $7.8 Billion in 2021, While China is Forecast to Reach $3.8 Billion by 2026


The Medical Nonwoven Disposables market in the U.S. is estimated at US$7.8 Billion in the year 2021. The country currently accounts for a 34.11% share in the global market. China, the world`s second largest economy, is forecast to reach an estimated market size of US$3.8 Billion in the year 2026 trailing a CAGR of 8.6% through the analysis period. Among the other noteworthy geographic markets are Japan and Canada, each forecast to grow at 5.3% and 6.5% respectively over the analysis period. Within Europe, Germany is forecast to grow at approximately 5.4% CAGR while Rest of European market (as defined in the study) will reach US$1.2 Billion by the end of the analysis period. China and India, with their huge population base, increasing life expectancies, rising income levels, and growing healthcare needs, are the most promising markets for medical nonwovens in Asia-Pacific. Improving healthcare infrastructure and services and increasing focus on safety and infection prevention in these countries bode well for the medical nonwovens disposables market. In Europe, medical nonwovens market offers huge potential for growth in view of the need for complying with the recently adopted pan-European regulations and standards including EN 13795:2011.

Select Competitors (Total 241 Featured) -

  • Ahlstrom-Munksjö Oyj
  • Asahi Kasei Corporation
  • CNTus Sungjin Co., Ltd.
  • Freudenberg Performance Materials
  • Georgia-Pacific LLC
  • Precision Fabrics Group, Inc.
  • Domtar Corporation
  • First Quality Enterprises, Inc.
  • Halyard Health, Inc.
  • Hogy Medical Co., Ltd.
  • Kimberly-Clark Corporation
  • Medline Industries, LP
  • Medtronic Ireland Limited
  • Mölnlycke Health Care AB
  • Paul Hartmann AG
  • Svenska Cellulosa Aktiebolaget SCA
  • UniCharm Corporation
Frequently Asked Questions about the Global Market for Medical Nonwoven Disposables

What is the estimated value of the Global Market for Medical Nonwoven Disposables?

The Global Market for Medical Nonwoven Disposables was estimated to be valued at $19.4 Billion in 2020.

What is the growth rate of the Global Market for Medical Nonwoven Disposables?

The growth rate of the Global Market for Medical Nonwoven Disposables is 7.4%, with an estimated value of $29.8 Billion by 2026.

What is the forecasted size of the Global Market for Medical Nonwoven Disposables?

The Global Market for Medical Nonwoven Disposables is estimated to be worth $29.8 Billion by 2026.

Who are the key companies in the Global Market for Medical Nonwoven Disposables?

Key companies in the Global Market for Medical Nonwoven Disposables include Ahlstrom, Munksjö Oyj, Asahi Kasei Corporation, CNTus Sungjin Co., Ltd., Freudenberg Performance Materials, Georgia, Pacific LLC, Precision Fabrics Group, Inc. and First Quality Enterprises, Inc..
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FEATURED COMPANIES

  • Ahlstrom-Munksjö Oyj
  • CNTus Sungjin Co., Ltd.
  • Georgia-Pacific LLC
  • Hogy Medical Co., Ltd.
  • Medtronic Ireland Limited
  • Paul Hartmann AG

I. METHODOLOGY


II. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

1. MARKET OVERVIEW

  • Influencer Market Insights
  • World Market Trajectories
  • Impact of Covid-19 and a Looming Global Recession
  • 2020: A Year of Disruption & Transformation
  • As the Race between the Virus & Vaccines Intensifies, Review of the World Economy in 2021
  • World Economic Growth Projections (Real GDP, Annual % Change) for 2020 through 2022
  • How the Healthcare Industry Has & Continues to be Impacted by the Pandemic & What’s the New Normal?
  • Elective Surgeries Report Roller-Coaster Ride amid COVID-19
  • Cumulative Surgery Cancellations Worldwide (In Million)
  • Cumulative Surgery Cancellations Worldwide (In Million)
  • Spike in Demand for Medical Protective Gear Augurs Well
  • Medical Nonwovens Demand Gradually Inching towards Normalcy following COVID-19-Led Spike
  • US Nonwoven Players Make Herculean Efforts & Stay at Forefront of COVID-19 Battle
  • Pandemic Reshapes Meltblown Nonwovens Market.
  • Medical Nonwoven Disposables - Global Key Competitors Percentage Market Share in 2022 (E)
  • Competitive Market Presence - Strong/Active/Niche/Trivial for Players Worldwide in 2022 (E)
  • Nonwovens Medical Disposables: A Prelude
  • Production of Nonwovens
  • Spunlace: The Preferred Manufacturing Technology
  • Spunbound-Meltblown-Spunbound Polypropylene
  • Surgical Gowns & Drapes: Vital for Safe Healthcare
  • High Penetration Characterizes Developed Markets
  • Surgical Masks: First Line of Defense against Infections
  • Developing Countries: Future Growth Opportunities
  • Recent Market Activity

2. FOCUS ON SELECT PLAYERS

3. MARKET TRENDS & DRIVERS

  • Focus on Prevention of HAIs: A Key Growth Driver
  • Leading Nosocomial Infections in the US: Percentage Breakdown of Healthcare Cost by Infection Type
  • Surgical Site Infections Per 100 Procedures for the Period 2014-2018
  • Consistent Increase in Risks and Threats from Infections Drive Healthy Market Growth
  • Global Number of Deaths Caused Due to Communicable Diseases (In 000s): 2018
  • Market to Benefit from the Resurgence in Surgical Procedures
  • Global Volume of Surgical Procedures (in Million) by Category: 2019
  • Growth in the Number of Surgeries in the US (2010-2020) and 2001-2010 (in %)
  • Versatility of Manufacture of Nonwovens Creates New Possibilities
  • Technology Advances Bring in End-use Product Innovations
  • Growing Trend Towards Development of New Spunbond Nonwoven Fabrics
  • Spunbond-Meltblown-Spunbond Finds Improved Demand
  • Innovations Augment the Role of Nonwoven Fabrics in Healthcare
  • Experimenting with Nanotechnology
  • Nonwoven Fabrics Find Extensive Use in Making Surgical Face Masks
  • COVID-19-Led Face Mask Ubiquity Ensures Unabated Investments in Face Mask Lines & Nonwoven Production
  • Pandemic Sparks Medical Nonwoven Face Mask Innovations
  • More Transmissible COVID-19 Coronavirus Variants Likely to Increase Demand for N95 Masks
  • Nonwovens in Place of Foams in Wound Dressings Offers Potential Growth Prospects
  • Providing Wound Care Amid COVID-19 Pandemic
  • Rising Incidence of Chronic Diseases and Wounds Propel Demand for High Performance nonwovens
  • Prevalence and Incidence of Wounds: Select Statistics
  • Healing Time by Type of Wound (in Days
  • Ultrasonic Welding Gains Preference for the Production of Nonwoven Medical PPE
  • Growing Focus on Sustainability Enhances Prospects
  • Adult Incontinence Products Market: An Overview
  • Per Capita Consumption of Incontinence Products by Region
  • Impact of COVID-19 on Incontinence Products Market
  • Rising Focus on Disease-Associated Incontinence Management Augurs Well
  • Estimated Number of Parkinson’s Disease (in ‘000s) in Select Countries
  • Worldwide Dementia Prevalence: Number of Patients (in Million) by Region for Years 2020 & 2030
  • Innovative Products Drive Adult Incontinence Marketplace
  • Low Penetration of Incontinence Products: Future Growth Potential
  • Institutional Sales Dominate Incontinence Products Market
  • Global Incontinence Products Market by Distribution Chanel (2021): Percentage Breakdown of Sales for Institutional & Homecare, and Retail Trade
  • Nonwoven Fabrics Make a Cut in Feminine Hygiene Domain
  • World Feminine Hygiene Products Sales in US$ Billion for the Years 2019 and 2024
  • Female Population in 15-49 Years Age Group (in Million) by Region: 2018 & 2025P
  • Increasing Prevalence of Chronic Disorders Fuels Market Growth
  • Opportunity Indicators
  • Global Cancer Incidence: Number of New Cancer Cases in Million for the Years 2018, 2020, 2025, 2030, 2035 and 2040
  • World Diabetes and Population Statistics (2019, 2030 & 2045)
  • World Diabetes and Population Statistics (2019, 2030 & 2045)
  • Increasing Healthcare Expenditure to Foster Market Growth
  • World Healthcare Expenditure (In US$ Trillion) for the Years 2016 & 2018
  • With the COVID-19 Pandemic Exposing Global Healthcare Unpreparedness, There is Increasing Policy Led Focus on Rebooting Health Systems Worldwide: Current & Required Healthcare Spending as % of GDP
  • Graying Population Spurs Growth of Medical Nonwovens
  • Global Population Statistics for the 65+ Age Group in Million by Geographic Region for the Years 2019, 2025, 2035 and 2050 Region 2019 2025 2035 2050
  • Market Issues

4. GLOBAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE


III. MARKET ANALYSIS

UNITED STATES

  • Medical Nonwoven Disposables Market Presence - Strong/Active/Niche/Trivial - Key Competitors in the United States for 2022 (E)

CANADA

JAPAN

  • Medical Nonwoven Disposables Market Presence - Strong/Active/Niche/Trivial - Key Competitors in Japan for 2022 (E)

CHINA

  • Medical Nonwoven Disposables Market Presence - Strong/Active/Niche/Trivial - Key Competitors in China for 2022 (E)

EUROPE

  • Medical Nonwoven Disposables Market Presence - Strong/Active/Niche/Trivial - Key Competitors in Europe for 2022 (E)

FRANCE

  • Medical Nonwoven Disposables Market Presence - Strong/Active/Niche/Trivial - Key Competitors in France for 2022 (E)

GERMANY

  • Medical Nonwoven Disposables Market Presence - Strong/Active/Niche/Trivial - Key Competitors in Germany for 2022 (E)

ITALY

UNITED KINGDOM

  • Medical Nonwoven Disposables Market Presence - Strong/Active/Niche/Trivial - Key Competitors in the United Kingdom for 2022 (E)

SPAIN


RUSSIA


REST OF EUROPE

ASIA-PACIFIC

  • Medical Nonwoven Disposables Market Presence - Strong/Active/Niche/Trivial - Key Competitors in Asia-Pacific for 2022 (E)

AUSTRALIA

  • Medical Nonwoven Disposables Market Presence - Strong/Active/Niche/Trivial - Key Competitors in Australia for 2022 (E)

INDIA

  • Medical Nonwoven Disposables Market Presence - Strong/Active/Niche/Trivial - Key Competitors in India for 2022 (E)

SOUTH KOREA


REST OF ASIA-PACIFIC

LATIN AMERICA

  • Medical Nonwoven Disposables Market Presence - Strong/Active/Niche/Trivial - Key Competitors in Latin America for 2022 (E)

ARGENTINA


BRAZIL


MEXICO


REST OF LATIN AMERICA

MIDDLE EAST

  • Medical Nonwoven Disposables Market Presence - Strong/Active/Niche/Trivial - Key Competitors in Middle East for 2022 (E)

IRAN


ISRAEL


SAUDI ARABIA


UNITED ARAB EMIRATES


REST OF MIDDLE EAST

AFRICA

  • Medical Nonwoven Disposables Market Presence - Strong/Active/Niche/Trivial - Key Competitors in Africa for 2022 (E)

IV. COMPETITION

  • Total Companies Profiled: 241
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A selection of companies mentioned in this report includes:

  • Ahlstrom-Munksjö Oyj
  • Asahi Kasei Corporation
  • CNTus Sungjin Co., Ltd.
  • Freudenberg Performance Materials
  • Georgia-Pacific LLC
  • Precision Fabrics Group, Inc.
  • Domtar Corporation
  • First Quality Enterprises, Inc.
  • Halyard Health, Inc.
  • Hogy Medical Co., Ltd.
  • Kimberly-Clark Corporation
  • Medline Industries, LP
  • Medtronic Ireland Limited
  • Mölnlycke Health Care AB
  • Paul Hartmann AG
  • Svenska Cellulosa Aktiebolaget SCA
  • UniCharm Corporation
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