The major factors that drive the growth of the disposable medical gloves market include rise in concern for safety and hygiene coupled with the novel manufacturing technologies for making medical gloves temperature-resistant, rupture-resistant, and control latex-associated infections. Healthcare professionals use medical gloves for surgeries and other related activities that are contagious and can be infectious. Thus, due to increase in concern for safety, hygiene, and product quality, the market of disposable gloves foresees a promising growth in the future. However, high competitive pricing offered by local manufacturers is anticipated to hamper the market growth. Moreover, developing and untapped economies are expected to create lucrative opportunities for the disposable medical glove manufacturers in the near future.
The global disposable gloves product market is segmented based on type, form, application, and region. Based on type, the market is segmented into natural rubber gloves, nitrile gloves, vinyl gloves, neoprene gloves, polyethylene gloves, and others. Based on form, the market is bifurcated into powdered and non-powdered form. Based on application, the market is classified into examination and surgical. Region wise, the market is analyzed across North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and LAMEA.
KEY BENEFITS FOR STAKEHOLDERS
The study provides an in-depth analysis of the global disposable gloves market along with the current trends and future estimations to elucidate the imminent investment pockets.
Comprehensive analysis of the factors that drive and restrict the market growth is provided in the report.
Comprehensive quantitative analysis of the industry from 2017 to 2025 is provided to enable the stakeholders to capitalize on the prevailing market opportunities.
Extensive analysis of the key segments of the industry helps in understanding the forms and types of gloves used across the globe.
KEY market players and their strategies have been analyzed to understand the competitive outlook of the market.
KEY MARKET SEGMENTS
- By Type
o Nitrile Gloves
o Vinyl Gloves
o Neoprene Gloves
o Polyethylene Gloves
- By Form
- By Application
- By Region
o Rest of Europe
o Rest of Asia-Pacific
o Middle East
o Latin America
KEY PLAYERS PROFILED
- Top Glove Corporation Berhad
- Supermax Corporation Berhad
- Semperit AG Holding
- Rubberex Corp. M Bhd
- Kossan Rubber Industries Bhd.
- Hartalega Holdings Berhad
- Dynarex Corporation
- Cardinal Health, Inc.
- B. Braun Melsungen AG
- Ansell Limited
The other players in the value chain include (profiles not included in the report) the following:
- Unigloves (UK) Limited
- Smart Glove Corporation Sdn Bhd
- Cypress Medical Products LLC
- Microflex Corporation
- Mölnlycke Health Care
- YTY Industry Holdings Berhad
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1.1.1. Market size and forecast
1.2. Natural Rubber Gloves
1.2.1. Key market trends and opportunities
1.2.2. Market size and forecast
1.3. Nitrile Gloves
1.3.1. Key market trends and opportunities
1.3.2. Market size and forecast
1.4. Vinyl Gloves
1.4.1. Key market trends and opportunities
1.4.2. Market size and forecast
1.5. Neoprene Gloves
1.5.1. Key market trends and opportunities
1.5.2. Market size and forecast
1.6. Polyethylene Gloves
1.6.1. Key market trends and opportunities
1.6.2. Market size and forecast
1.7.1. Key market trends and opportunities
1.7.2. Market size and forecast
2.1.1. Market size and forecast
2.2. Powdered Disposable Gloves
2.2.1. Market size and forecast
2.3. Non-powdered Disposable Gloves
2.3.1. Market size and forecast
3.1.1. Market size and forecast
3.2.1. Market size and forecast
3.3.1. Market size and forecast
4.1.1. Market size and forecast
4.2. North America
4.2.1. Key market trends and opportunities
4.2.2. Market size and forecast, by type
4.2.3. Market size and forecast, by form
4.2.4. Market size and forecast, by application
4.2.5. Market size and forecast, by country
220.127.116.11. U.S. market size and forecast
18.104.22.168. Canada market size and forecast
22.214.171.124. Mexico market size and forecast
4.3.1. Key market trends and opportunities
4.3.2. Market size and forecast, by type
4.3.3. Market size and forecast, by form
4.3.4. Market size and forecast, by application
4.3.5. Market size and forecast, by country
126.96.36.199. UK market size and forecast
188.8.131.52. Germany market size and forecast
184.108.40.206. France market size and forecast
220.127.116.11. Spain market size and forecast
18.104.22.168. Italy market size and forecast
22.214.171.124. Rest of Europe market size and forecast
4.4.1. Key market trends and opportunities
4.4.2. Market size and forecast, by type
4.4.3. Market size and forecast, by form
4.4.4. Market size and forecast, by application
4.4.5. Market size and forecast, by country
126.96.36.199. Japan market size and forecast
188.8.131.52. India market size and forecast
184.108.40.206. China market size and forecast
220.127.116.11. Australia market size and forecast
18.104.22.168. Korea market size and forecast
22.214.171.124. Rest of Asia-Pacific market size and forecast
4.5.1. Key market trends and opportunities
4.5.2. Market size and forecast, by type
4.5.3. Market size and forecast, by form
4.5.4. Market size and forecast, by application
4.5.5. Market size and forecast, by country
126.96.36.199. Middle East market size and forecast
188.8.131.52. Latin America market size and forecast
184.108.40.206. Africa market size and forecast
5.1.1. Company overview
5.1.2. Company snapshot
5.1.3. Operating business segments
5.1.4. Product portfolio
5.1.5. Business performance
5.1.6. Key strategic moves and developments
5.1.7. SWOT analysis
5.2. B. Braun Melsungen AG
5.2.1. Company overview
5.2.2. Company snapshot
5.2.3. Operating business segments
5.2.4. Product portfolio
5.2.5. Business performance
5.2.6. SWOT analysis
5.3. Cardinal Health, Inc.
5.3.1. Company overview
5.3.2. Company snapshot
5.3.3. Operating business segments
5.3.4. Product portfolio
5.3.5. Business performance
5.3.6. Key strategic moves and developments
5.3.7. SWOT analysis
5.4. Dynarex Corporation
5.4.1. Company overview
5.4.2. Company snapshot
5.4.3. Operating business segments
5.4.4. Product portfolio
5.4.5. SWOT analysis
5.5. Hartalega Holdings Berhad
5.5.1. Company overview
5.5.2. Company snapshot
5.5.3. Product portfolio
5.5.4. Business performance
5.5.5. Key strategic moves and developments
5.5.6. SWOT analysis
5.6. Kossan Rubber Industries Bhd.
5.6.1. Company overview
5.6.2. Company snapshot
5.6.3. Operating business segments
5.6.4. Product portfolio
5.6.5. Business performance
5.6.6. Key strategic moves and developments
5.6.7. SWOT analysis
5.7. Rubberex Corp. M Bhd.
5.7.1. Company overview
5.7.2. Company snapshot
5.7.3. Operating business segments
5.7.4. Product portfolio
5.7.5. Key strategic moves and developments
5.7.6. SWOT analysis
5.8. Semperit AG Holding
5.8.1. Company overview
5.8.2. Company snapshot
5.8.3. Operating business segments
5.8.4. Product portfolio
5.8.5. Business performance
5.8.6. Key strategic moves and developments
5.8.7. SWOT analysis
5.9. Supermax Corporation Berhad
5.9.1. Company overview
5.9.2. Company snapshot
5.9.3. Operating business segments
5.9.4. Product portfolio
5.9.5. Business performance
5.9.6. SWOT analysis
5.10. Top Glove Corporation Berhad
5.10.1. Company overview
5.10.2. Company snapshot
5.10.3. Operating business segments
5.10.4. Product portfolio
5.10.5. Business performance
5.10.6. Key strategic moves and developments
5.10.7. SWOT analysis
Disposable medical gloves form an essential part of maintaining hygienic conditions, ensuring security of patients and caregiver, and safeguarding against infections. These are used while performing diagnostic tests to ensure safety of the personnel. The usage of gloves minimizes the possibility of infection due to blood flow, pathogens, and other external factors. The adoption of disposable medical gloves has been a prerequisite for medical applications globally.
The market for disposable medical gloves is primarily driven by their requirement in medical and surgical applications to ensure safety and hygiene. In addition, the rise in number of end users, such as healthcare and pharma industries, is expected to supplement the disposable medical gloves market trend. However, allergic reaction from certain gloves as well as competition pricing offered by local manufacturers are expected to hamper the market growth. However, the impact of this limitation is anticipated to diminish in future due to ongoing improvements in production of disposable medical gloves.
Based on by type, the natural rubber gloves segment dominated the disposable medical gloves industry in 2018 as they are eco-friendly. Also, the cost of raw materials used for the production of these gloves is low. Another factor that drives the growth of the segment is the less complicated procedure associated with the production of these gloves.
Depending on application, the examination segment accounted for the highest revenue share in disposable medical gloves market and is expected to grow at the fastest rate during the forecast period. The use of disposable medical gloves for diagnosis and check-up purposes is expected to drive the market for examination market.
Key Findings of the Disposable Medical Gloves Market:
The nitrile gloves segment is expected to be the fastest growing segment during the forecast period both in terms of value and volume.
In terms of volume, the non-powder form of gloves is expected to grow at a remarkable CAGR of 7.8% during the forecast period.
The U.S. dominated the North America disposable medical gloves market share in 2017 and is projected to grow at a CAGR of 8.6% from 2018 to 2025.
In terms of revenue, natural rubber gloves segment accounted for the highest revenue in 2017.
North America dominated the disposable medical gloves market in 2017 and is anticipated to remain dominant during the forecast period. The disposable medical gloves market growth in the North American region is primarily a reflection of new product innovations resulting from technological advancements. The key players operating in the global disposable medical gloves market include Top Glove Corporation Berhad, Supermax Corporation Berhad, Semperit AG Holding, Rubberex Corp. M Bhd, Kossan Rubber Industries Bhd., Hartalega Holdings Berhad, Dynarex Corporation, Cardinal Health, Inc., Adventa Berhad and Ansell Limited. Other players operating in the value chain (not included in the report) are Unigloves (UK) Limited, Smart Glove Corporation Sdn Bhd, Cypress Medical Products LLC, B. Braun Holdings, Microflex Corporation, Mölnlycke Health Care, and YTY Industry Holdings Berhad.
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