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Glasses & Contact Lens Manufacturing in the US - Industry Market Research Report

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  • 54 Pages
  • July 2022
  • Region: United States
  • IBISWorld
  • ID: 436153

Clear eyes: A strong focus on technology is expected to benefit the industry in the long-term

The Glasses and Contact Lens Manufacturing industry produces eyeglass lenses and frames, contact lenses and protective eyewear. Prescription lenses are essential to the visually impaired, insulating this product segment from economic downturns and thus characterizing demand as inelastic. While consumers have increased expenditure on glasses and contacts over the five years to 2019, competitively priced imports have satisfied a growing portion of consumer demand for industry products. In turn, the industry has contended with rising external competition. Over the five years to 2024, the industry's trade deficit is expected to decline due in part to a more favorable trade-weighted index. As a result, the industry will be better positioned to capitalize on greater consumer demand for lens products abroad and domestically.

This industry manufactures ophthalmic goods, including eyeglass frames and lenses and contact lenses. The industry also produces sunglasses and protective eyewear, such as goggles.

This report covers the scope, size, disposition and growth of the industry including the key sensitivities and success factors. Also included are five year industry forecasts, growth rates and an analysis of the industry key players and their market shares.

Table of Contents

About this Industry

  • Industry Definition
  • Main Activities
  • Similar Industries
  • Additional Resources

Industry at a Glance

Industry Performance

  • Executive Summary
  • Key External Drivers
  • Current Performance
  • Industry Outlook
  • Industry Life Cycle

Products & Markets

  • Supply Chain
  • Products & Services
  • Demand Determinants
  • Major Markets
  • International Trade
  • Business Locations

Competitive Landscape

  • Market Share Concentration
  • Key Success Factors
  • Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Basis of Competition
  • Barriers to Entry
  • Industry Globalization

Major Companies

Operating Conditions

  • Capital Intensity
  • Technology & Systems
  • Revenue Volatility
  • Regulation & Policy
  • Industry Assistance

Key Statistics

  • Industry Data
  • Annual Change
  • Key Ratios

Jargon & Glossary

Companies Mentioned

A selection of companies mentioned in this report includes:

  • Cook Group Incorporated
  • Guardian Fall Protection Inc.
  • Align Technology, Inc.
  • Molnlycke Health Care
  • Gf Health Products Inc.
  • Galls, Llc
  • The Louis M. Gerson Co. Inc.
  • Delta Plus Group
  • Key Surgical
  • National Safety Apparel, Inc.
  • Noble Biocare Holding AG
  • Codan Medizinische Gerate GmbH & Co. KG
  • Koninklijke Ten Cate nv
  • Magid Glove & Safety Manufacturing Company LLC
  • Dynarex Corporation
  • Tyndale Company Inc.
  • Gerresheimer Ag
  • Barco Uniforms, Inc.
  • Encompass Group, LLC
  • Belimed AG
  • Fieldtex Products Inc.
  • Ansell Limited
  • ERB Industries Inc.
  • Getinge Ab
  • 5.11 Inc.
  • Thermal Product Solutions LLC
  • Andrew Alexander Inc.
  • Mueller Sports Medicine, Inc.
  • Uline, Inc.
  • Bullard
  • Adventure Ready Brands
  • Codet Inc.
  • Blauer Manufacturing Co., Inc.
  • Ohio Medical Corporation
  • Westone Laboratories Inc.
  • Transportation Safety Apparel Inc.
  • Tuttnauer USA Co Ltd.
  • Nova Medical Products
  • SureWerx
  • True North Gear LLC
  • Moldex-Metric, Inc.
  • Certified Safety Manufacturing Inc.
  • ML Kishigo
  • Powerdrive LLC
  • Pyramex Safety Products, Llc
  • Karman Healthcare
  • Zah Group, Inc.
  • Gateway Safety Inc.
  • Impacto Protective Products Inc.
  • Gravitec Systems Inc.
  • Safety Smart Gear
  • Allegro Industries
  • Johnson & Johnson
  • Alcon inc.
  • Bausch Health Companies Inc.
  • The Cooper Companies Inc.
  • Microport Scientific Corp
  • Careismatic Brands, Inc.
  • Adventure Ready Brands