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Healthcare Fabrics - Global Market Trajectory & Analytics

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  • 565 Pages
  • July 2022
  • Region: Global
  • Global Industry Analysts, Inc
  • ID: 4804987

Global Healthcare Fabrics Market to Reach $16.1 Billion by 2026


Healthcare fabrics are intended to prevent contamination risk through fabric and thus reduce or limit spread of infections and diseases. Stain resistance, fire retardancy, waterproof and durability are key characteristics of healthcare fabrics. Healthcare fabrics are generally coated especially with antimicrobial coating and are also flame, mold and mildew resistant. These properties are vital for medical fabric since such coatings help in preventing microbes formation on fabric surface, which is vital for preventing infections transmission in healthcare facilities. Some types of healthcare fabrics that are equipped with the ability to reduce contamination risk include bandages, bed sheets & pillow cases, blankets, gauze, bandages, gloves, hospital gowns, mattresses and medical curtains, among others. Healthcare fabrics rare available in knitted, woven and nonwoven forms and are made from both natural and synthetic fibers.

Amid the COVID-19 crisis, the global market for Healthcare Fabrics estimated at US$12.3 Billion in the year 2022, is projected to reach a revised size of US$16.1 Billion by 2026, growing at a CAGR of 6.6% over the analysis period. Polypropylene, one of the segments analyzed in the report, is projected to record a 6% CAGR and reach US$5.4 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 Cotton segment is readjusted to a revised 6.3% CAGR for the next 7-year period.

The U.S. Market is Estimated at $3.4 Billion in 2022, While China is Forecast to Reach $1.6 Billion by 2026


The Healthcare Fabrics market in the U.S. is estimated at US$3.4 Billion in the year 2022. China, the world's second largest economy, is forecast to reach a projected market size of US$1.6 Billion by the year 2026 trailing a CAGR of 9.7% over the analysis period. Among the other noteworthy geographic markets are Japan and Canada, each forecast to grow at 5.2% and 6.8% respectively over the analysis period. Within Europe, Germany is forecast to grow at approximately 6.3% CAGR.

The market is driven primarily by the rising consumer awareness regarding the use of personal hygiene products, such as sanitary napkins, baby diapers, and adult diapers, as well as continuous technological advancements aimed at improving the quality and performance parameters of healthcare fabrics. Growing incidences of airborne and blood-borne diseases is another major factor that is expected to propel the demand for healthcare fabrics in the next few years. In addition, the rising prevalence of hospital-associated infections, coupled with an increased focus of healthcare facilities to prevent and control infection, is likely to drive the market growth. Further, a robust demand for nonwoven fabrics in the medical industry is anticipated to boost growth in the market. Moreover, rapid population growth, particularly in the emerging global markets, changes in living standards and lifestyles, increase in geriatric and diabetic population globally, and stringent regulatory framework governing the use of medical textiles are some other key factors that are likely to drive the global healthcare fabrics market. In recent years, smart medical textiles are gaining prevalence in the healthcare industry for monitoring the health and tracking the chronic conditions of patients. These textiles contain traditional fabric that is integrated with conductive fibers and electronic components, including wearable antennas, microcontrollers, biomedical sensors, and fiber optics. In the past few years, several leading manufacturers of healthcare fabrics are increasingly focusing on developing advanced smart textiles, which is likely to offer tremendous opportunities for market growth over the next few years.

Hospitals are the largest end-use segment for healthcare fabrics, owing to the rising incidences of infection transmission in healthcare facilities. Healthcare fabrics are widely used in hospital environments for mitigating the risk of transmission. The rising hospital admission rates are likely to create a significant demand for healthcare fabrics over the next few years. However, lack of consumer awareness regarding personal hygiene in developing economies and the availability of substitute products are some of the major factors that are anticipated to inhibit the market growth in the near future. In addition, the high investment involved in setting up a healthcare fabric manufacturing plant is expected to restrict new entrants from foraying into the market. Moreover, the dominance of key regional markets, such as North America, Asia-Pacific, and Europe, would restrain companies from expanding globally.

Polyester Segment to Reach $3 Billion by 2026


In the global Polyester segment, USA, Canada, Japan, China and Europe will drive the 7.8% CAGR estimated for this segment. These regional markets accounting for a combined market size of US$1.4 Billion will reach a projected size of US$2.4 Billion by the close of the analysis period. China will remain among the fastest growing in this cluster of regional markets. Led by countries such as Australia, India, and South Korea, the market in Asia-Pacific is forecast to reach US$321.4 Million by the year 2026, while Latin America will expand at a 8.5% CAGR through the analysis period.

Select Competitors (Total 68 Featured):

  • Advanced Fabrics (SAAF)
  • Arc-Com
  • Architex International
  • ATEX Technologies, Inc.
  • Brentano, Inc.
  • DuPont de Nemours, Inc.
  • Eximius Incorporation
  • Freudenberg & Co. KG
  • Herculite, Inc.
  • Kimberly-Clark Worldwide, Inc.
  • Knoll, Inc.
  • Life Threads LLC
  • Maharam Fabric Corporation
  • Paramount Tech Fab Industries
  • Precision Fabrics Group Inc.

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Frequently Asked Questions about the Global Market for Healthcare Fabrics

What is the estimated value of the Global Market for Healthcare Fabrics?

The Global Market for Healthcare Fabrics was estimated to be valued at $12.3 Billion in 2022.

What is the growth rate of the Global Market for Healthcare Fabrics?

The growth rate of the Global Market for Healthcare Fabrics is 7.0%, with an estimated value of $16.1 Billion by 2026.

What is the forecasted size of the Global Market for Healthcare Fabrics?

The Global Market for Healthcare Fabrics is estimated to be worth $16.1 Billion by 2026.

Who are the key companies in the Global Market for Healthcare Fabrics?

Key companies in the Global Market for Healthcare Fabrics include Advanced Fabrics (SAAF), Arc, Com, Architex International, ATEX Technologies, Inc., Brentano, Inc., DuPont de Nemours, Inc., Eximius Incorporation and Herculite, Inc..

Table of Contents

I. METHODOLOGYII. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
1. MARKET OVERVIEW
  • Influencer Market Insights
  • Impact of Covid-19 Pandemic
  • Top Countries Affected by COVID-19 Outbreak: Total Cases and Cases Per Million Population
  • COVID-19 Outbreak Boosts Demand for Anti-Viral Fabrics
  • Making Space for the Critically Ill Amidst COVID-19 Outbreak Enhances Need for Hospital Beds, Spurring Growth in Medical Supplies & Linen
  • Global Hospital Beds Per 1000 People as of May 2020
  • Rising Hospitalizations Leave US States Scramble for Hospital Beds
  • COVID-19 Creates Acute Shortage of Hospital Beds in Europe
  • Wound Care Amidst COVID-19 Pandemic
  • An Introduction to Healthcare Fabric
  • Healthcare Fabrics: Market Prospects and Outlook
  • Polypropylene Emerges as the Largest Raw Material Type
  • Nonwoven: The Largest Fabric Type
  • Sustained Demand for Healthcare Fabrics from Hygiene Products Segment
  • Developing Regions Poised to Record High Growth
  • Competition
  • World Brands
  • Recent Market Activity
  • Healthcare Fabrics - Global Key Competitors Percentage Market Share in 2022 (E)
  • Competitive Market Presence - Strong/Active/Niche/Trivial for Players Worldwide in 2022 (E)
2. FOCUS ON SELECT PLAYERS
3. MARKET TRENDS & DRIVERS
  • Growing Consumers Awareness about Hygiene Products Augurs Well for the Market
  • Stable Infant Diaper Sales Propels Demand for Healthcare Fabrics
  • Number of Births Worldwide (in Thousands) for the Years 1950-2050
  • Global Infant (0-4 Years) Population (in Million) for the Years 1980-2020
  • Declining Birth Rates Emerges as a Key Concern for Diapers Market: Crude Birth Rate for the Period 2000-2050P
  • Feminine Hygiene Products Offer Stable Growth Opportunity
  • World Feminine Hygiene Products Sales in US$ Million by Region for the Years 2018 and 2024
  • Expanding Elderly Population Drives Adult Diapers Market, Fueling Medical Textiles Market
  • Global Aging Population Statistics for the 65+ Age Group in Million by Geographic Region for the Years 2019, 2025, 2035 and 2050
  • Elderly Population (65+ Years) as a % of Total Population by Developed, Less Developed and Least Developed Regions: 2019 & 2030
  • Worldwide Prevalence (%) of Urinary Incontinence in Men and Women
  • Market Poised to Benefit from the Rising Demand for Effective Material for Wound Dressing
  • With Rising Incidence of Chronic Diseases and Wounds Fueling Need for Wound Management, Healthcare Fabrics Market Poised for Growth
  • Global Prevalence of Wounds (in Millions) by Wound Type
  • Innovations in Textile Materials for Wound Care
  • Nonwovens in Wound Dressing: Significant Benefits Fuel Usage
  • Non-Woven Fabric Revolutionizes Medical Textiles Market
  • Global Nonwovens Market by Application (in %): 2020E
  • Medical Technical Textiles Grow in Prominence
  • Surgical Drapes and Surgical Gowns: Essential Nature of Products Drives Growth in Healthcare Fabrics Market
  • Disposable Vs Non-Disposable Surgical Drapes and Gowns
  • Growing Need to Prevent Hospital-Acquired Infections and Prevent COVID-19 Spread Spurs Demand for Medical Fabrics
  • 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
  • Smart Fabrics: A Promising Area Driving Growth in Healthcare Fabrics Market
  • Global Smart Textiles Market by Application (in %) for 2020E
  • Antimicrobial Textiles Market: Focus on Controlling Pandemics & Epidemics Spurs Growth
  • Implantable Medical Textiles Find Increased Demand
  • Coronavirus Pandemic Draws Attention to Reusable Products
  • COVID-19 Pandemic Triggers Demand for Disposable Medical Linen
  • Polyurethane Gains Traction as Upholstery Fabric in Healthcare Industry
  • Focus on Development of Germ Resistant Hospital Bedding
  • Innovations Contribute to Improvement in Quality of Healthcare Fabrics
  • A Glance at Select Innovations
  • Increasing Investments in Healthcare Infrastructure Enhance Demand for Healthcare Fabrics
  • World Healthcare Expenditure (In US$ Trillion) for the Years for 2017, 2019, 2021, 2023
4. GLOBAL MARKET PERSPECTIVEIII. MARKET ANALYSIS
UNITED STATES
  • Healthcare Fabrics Market Presence - Strong/Active/Niche/Trivial - Key Competitors in the United States for 2022 (E)
  • Healthcare Fabrics Market: COVID-19 Outbreak Drives Growth
  • Apparel Manufacturers Venture into Healthcare Product Manufacturing Amidst COVID-19 Outbreak
  • Marketing Antimicrobial Textile and Fabric Products in the US
CANADA
JAPAN
  • Healthcare Fabrics Market Presence - Strong/Active/Niche/Trivial - Key Competitors in Japan for 2022 (E)
CHINA
  • Healthcare Fabrics Market Presence - Strong/Active/Niche/Trivial - Key Competitors in China for 2022 (E)
  • Medical Textiles & Nonwovens Among the Few Sectors to Grow During the COVID-19 Outbreak
  • China Makes Aggressive Efforts to Meet Protective Health Gear Demand Amid COVID-19 Crisis
EUROPE
  • Healthcare Fabrics Market Presence - Strong/Active/Niche/Trivial - Key Competitors in Europe for 2022 (E)
  • Market Overview
  • Hygiene Products Sustain Demand for Healthcare Fabrics
  • New Regulation Poses Challenge for EU Medical Textiles Market
FRANCE
  • Healthcare Fabrics Market Presence - Strong/Active/Niche/Trivial - Key Competitors in France for 2022 (E)
GERMANY
  • Healthcare Fabrics Market Presence - Strong/Active/Niche/Trivial - Key Competitors in Germany for 2022 (E)
ITALY
UNITED KINGDOM
  • Healthcare Fabrics Market Presence - Strong/Active/Niche/Trivial - Key Competitors in the United Kingdom for 2022 (E)
SPAINRUSSIAREST OF EUROPE
ASIA-PACIFIC
  • Healthcare Fabrics Market Presence - Strong/Active/Niche/Trivial - Key Competitors in Asia-Pacific for 2022 (E)
  • Asia-Pacific Medical Nonwoven Fabrics Market: Poised for High Growth
AUSTRALIA
  • Healthcare Fabrics Market Presence - Strong/Active/Niche/Trivial - Key Competitors in Australia for 2022 (E)
INDIA
  • Healthcare Fabrics Market Presence - Strong/Active/Niche/Trivial - Key Competitors in India for 2022 (E)
  • Healthcare Textiles Market: An Overview
  • Indian Technical Textiles Market by Segment (in %) for 2020E
SOUTH KOREAREST OF ASIA-PACIFIC
LATIN AMERICA
  • Healthcare Fabrics Market Presence - Strong/Active/Niche/Trivial - Key Competitors in Latin America for 2022 (E)
ARGENTINABRAZILMEXICOREST OF LATIN AMERICA
MIDDLE EAST
  • Healthcare Fabrics Market Presence - Strong/Active/Niche/Trivial - Key Competitors in Middle East for 2022 (E)
IRANISRAELSAUDI ARABIAUNITED ARAB EMIRATESREST OF MIDDLE EAST
AFRICA
  • Healthcare Fabrics Market Presence - Strong/Active/Niche/Trivial - Key Competitors in Africa for 2022 (E)
IV. COMPETITION
  • Total Companies Profiled: 68

Companies Mentioned

A selection of companies mentioned in this report includes:

  • Advanced Fabrics (SAAF)
  • Arc-Com
  • Architex International
  • ATEX Technologies, Inc.
  • Brentano, Inc.
  • DuPont de Nemours, Inc.
  • Eximius Incorporation
  • Freudenberg & Co. KG
  • Herculite, Inc.
  • Kimberly-Clark Worldwide, Inc.
  • Knoll, Inc.
  • Life Threads LLC
  • Maharam Fabric Corporation
  • Paramount Tech Fab Industries
  • Precision Fabrics Group Inc.