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Medical Foam Market: Global Industry Trends, Share, Size, Growth, Opportunity and Forecast 2023-2028

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  • 146 Pages
  • September 2023
  • Region: Global
  • IMARC Group
  • ID: 5633365

Quick Summary:

The medical foam sector presents a critical, multifaceted role in the global healthcare industry. Highly valued for its antimicrobial features, medical foam is a key component in various medical devices and materials, including surgical drapes, wound dressing, and bedding materials. Its inherent properties, such as water and strain resistance, softness, durability, and versatility, make it particularly suitable for protective packaging purposes. Prosthetics padding, custom orthotics, ostomy equipment sealing or body underfoot pressure relief equipment, are just a few areas of application where medical foam is indispensable.

Rise in the geriatric population and corresponding increase in chronic ailments notably underpin the growth of this market. Medical foam is notably employed in patient recovery, offering enhanced comfort in bedding and cushioning products post-surgery. High demand for heat and moisture exchange (HME) foams in medical breathing and anesthesia systems and equipment further propels market growth. Years of incremental expansion in the medical industry, increasing demand for implantable devices and the pivot from traditional to advanced wound care products are all significant contributors to market viability. This comprehensive and insightful report delivers a detailed analysis of the global medical foam market, considering type, material, application, and geographical distribution. A look at the competitive landscape completes your understanding of this critical market in the healthcare industry.

The global medical foam market size reached US$ 29.1 Billion in 2022. Looking forward, the publisher expects the market to reach US$ 42.7 Billion by 2028, exhibiting a growth rate (CAGR) of 6.4% during 2023-2028.

Medical foam refers to an antimicrobial product used in numerous medical devices, components, and support materials, such as surgical drapes, wound dressing, and bedding materials in the healthcare industry. It is manufactured using cell polyurethane, polymers and metals. Medical foam is also widely used in prosthetic padding, custom orthotics, sealing ostomy equipment and body underfoot pressure relief equipment. It exhibits various properties, such as water, strain and fungal resistance, softness, durability, sterility, and versatility, thus making it suitable for protective packaging purposes. Medical foams offer compression relieving capabilities that adapt to the patient’s body shape and assist in providing comfort, relaxation and alleviating pressure relief points. Currently, it is available in rigid, flexible, and molded product types.

Medical Foam Market Trends:

The rising geriatric population across the globe that are more prone to developing various chronic ailments represents one of the key factors driving the growth of the market. Medical foam plays a vital role during patient recovery post major surgeries as they are widely used in bedding and cushioning products to enhance comfort. Additionally, the increasing usage of medical foam in numerous applications, such as medical system cushioning and wound dressings, due to its various properties, such as excellent compression-set resistance, impact-absorbing and versatility, is favoring the market growth. Apart from this, increasing cases of epidemic outbreaks, such as coronavirus disease (COVID-19) and swine flu, along with rising health concerns among people related to personal hygiene, are providing an impetus to the market growth. Moreover, the increasing demand for heat and moisture exchange (HME) foams in medical breathing and anesthesia systems and equipment that provide a consistent and controlled oxygen and gas intake, while also ensuring sterile conditions are positively impacting the market growth. Other factors, including the significant expansion in the medical industry, increasing demand for implantable medical devices, and the shifting inclination from traditional to advanced wound care products are anticipated to drive the market toward growth.

Key Market Segmentation:

The publisher provides an analysis of the key trends in each sub-segment of the global medical foam market report, along with forecasts at the global, regional and country level from 2023-2028. The report has categorized the market based on type, material and application.

Breakup by Type:

  • Rigid
  • Flexible
  • Molded

Breakup by Material:

  • Polymers
  • Metals
  • Other

Breakup by Application:

  • Bedding and Cushioning
  • Medical Packaging
  • Medical Devices and Components
  • Prosthetics and Wound Care
  • Others

Breakup by Region:

  • North America
  • United States
  • Canada
  • Asia-Pacific
  • China
  • Japan
  • India
  • South Korea
  • Australia
  • Indonesia
  • Others
  • Europe
  • Germany
  • France
  • United Kingdom
  • Italy
  • Spain
  • Russia
  • Others
  • Latin America
  • Brazil
  • Mexico
  • Others
  • Middle East and Africa

Competitive Landscape:

The competitive landscape of the industry has also been examined along with the profiles of the key players being Advanced Medical Solutions Group Plc, BASF SE, Draka Interfoam B.V., Foamtec Medical, Freudenberg Performance Materials, FXI, General Plastics Manufacturing Company Inc., Global Medical Foam Inc., Inoac Corporation, Recticel NV, Rogers Corporation, SEKISUI CHEMICAL CO. LTD. and Ufp Technologies Inc.

Key Questions Answered in This Report

1. How big is the global medical foam market?
2. What is the expected growth rate of the global medical foam market during 2023-2028?
3. What are the key factors driving the global medical foam market?
4. What has been the impact of COVID-19 on the global medical foam market?
5. What is the breakup of the global medical foam market based on the type?
6. What is the breakup of the global medical foam market based on the material?
7. What is the breakup of the global medical foam market based on application?
8. What are the key regions in the global medical foam market?
9. Who are the key players/companies in the global medical foam market?
Frequently Asked Questions about the Global Medical Foam Market

What is the estimated value of the Global Medical Foam Market?

The Global Medical Foam Market was estimated to be valued at $29.1 Billion in 2022.

What is the growth rate of the Global Medical Foam Market?

The growth rate of the Global Medical Foam Market is 6.6%, with an estimated value of $42.7 Billion by 2028.

What is the forecasted size of the Global Medical Foam Market?

The Global Medical Foam Market is estimated to be worth $42.7 Billion by 2028.

Who are the key companies in the Global Medical Foam Market?

Key companies in the Global Medical Foam Market include Advanced Medical Solutions Group Plc, BASF SE, Draka Interfoam B.V., Foamtec Medical, Freudenberg Performance Materials, FXI, General Plastics Manufacturing Company Inc., Global Medical Foam Inc., Inoac Corporation and Recticel NV.

Table of Contents

1 Preface
2 Scope and Methodology
2.1 Objectives of the Study
2.2 Stakeholders
2.3 Data Sources
2.3.1 Primary Sources
2.3.2 Secondary Sources
2.4 Market Estimation
2.4.1 Bottom-Up Approach
2.4.2 Top-Down Approach
2.5 Forecasting Methodology
3 Executive Summary
4 Introduction
4.1 Overview
4.2 Key Industry Trends
5 Global Medical Foam Market
5.1 Market Overview
5.2 Market Performance
5.3 Impact of COVID-19
5.4 Market Forecast
6 Market Breakup by Type
6.1 Rigid
6.1.1 Market Trends
6.1.2 Market Forecast
6.2 Flexible
6.2.1 Market Trends
6.2.2 Market Forecast
6.3 Molded
6.3.1 Market Trends
6.3.2 Market Forecast
7 Market Breakup by Material
7.1 Polymers
7.1.1 Market Trends
7.1.2 Market Forecast
7.2 Metals
7.2.1 Market Trends
7.2.2 Market Forecast
7.3 Other
7.3.1 Market Trends
7.3.2 Market Forecast
8 Market Breakup by Application
8.1 Bedding and Cushioning
8.1.1 Market Trends
8.1.2 Market Forecast
8.2 Medical Packaging
8.2.1 Market Trends
8.2.2 Market Forecast
8.3 Medical Devices and Components
8.3.1 Market Trends
8.3.2 Market Forecast
8.4 Prosthetics and Wound Care
8.4.1 Market Trends
8.4.2 Market Forecast
8.5 Others
8.5.1 Market Trends
8.5.2 Market Forecast
9 Market Breakup by Region
9.1 North America
9.1.1 United States
9.1.1.1 Market Trends
9.1.1.2 Market Forecast
9.1.2 Canada
9.1.2.1 Market Trends
9.1.2.2 Market Forecast
9.2 Asia-Pacific
9.2.1 China
9.2.1.1 Market Trends
9.2.1.2 Market Forecast
9.2.2 Japan
9.2.2.1 Market Trends
9.2.2.2 Market Forecast
9.2.3 India
9.2.3.1 Market Trends
9.2.3.2 Market Forecast
9.2.4 South Korea
9.2.4.1 Market Trends
9.2.4.2 Market Forecast
9.2.5 Australia
9.2.5.1 Market Trends
9.2.5.2 Market Forecast
9.2.6 Indonesia
9.2.6.1 Market Trends
9.2.6.2 Market Forecast
9.2.7 Others
9.2.7.1 Market Trends
9.2.7.2 Market Forecast
9.3 Europe
9.3.1 Germany
9.3.1.1 Market Trends
9.3.1.2 Market Forecast
9.3.2 France
9.3.2.1 Market Trends
9.3.2.2 Market Forecast
9.3.3 United Kingdom
9.3.3.1 Market Trends
9.3.3.2 Market Forecast
9.3.4 Italy
9.3.4.1 Market Trends
9.3.4.2 Market Forecast
9.3.5 Spain
9.3.5.1 Market Trends
9.3.5.2 Market Forecast
9.3.6 Russia
9.3.6.1 Market Trends
9.3.6.2 Market Forecast
9.3.7 Others
9.3.7.1 Market Trends
9.3.7.2 Market Forecast
9.4 Latin America
9.4.1 Brazil
9.4.1.1 Market Trends
9.4.1.2 Market Forecast
9.4.2 Mexico
9.4.2.1 Market Trends
9.4.2.2 Market Forecast
9.4.3 Others
9.4.3.1 Market Trends
9.4.3.2 Market Forecast
9.5 Middle East and Africa
9.5.1 Market Trends
9.5.2 Market Breakup by Country
9.5.3 Market Forecast
10 SWOT Analysis
10.1 Overview
10.2 Strengths
10.3 Weaknesses
10.4 Opportunities
10.5 Threats
11 Value Chain Analysis
12 Porters Five Forces Analysis
12.1 Overview
12.2 Bargaining Power of Buyers
12.3 Bargaining Power of Suppliers
12.4 Degree of Competition
12.5 Threat of New Entrants
12.6 Threat of Substitutes
13 Price Analysis
14 Competitive Landscape
14.1 Market Structure
14.2 Key Players
14.3 Profiles of Key Players
14.3.1 Advanced Medical Solutions Group Plc
14.3.1.1 Company Overview
14.3.1.2 Product Portfolio
14.3.1.3 Financials
14.3.1.4 SWOT Analysis
14.3.2 BASF SE
14.3.2.1 Company Overview
14.3.2.2 Product Portfolio
14.3.2.3 Financials
14.3.2.4 SWOT Analysis
14.3.3 Draka Interfoam B.V.
14.3.3.1 Company Overview
14.3.3.2 Product Portfolio
14.3.4 Foamtec Medical
14.3.4.1 Company Overview
14.3.4.2 Product Portfolio
14.3.5 Freudenberg Performance Materials
14.3.5.1 Company Overview
14.3.5.2 Product Portfolio
14.3.6 FXI
14.3.6.1 Company Overview
14.3.6.2 Product Portfolio
14.3.6.3 SWOT Analysis
14.3.7 General Plastics Manufacturing Company Inc.
14.3.7.1 Company Overview
14.3.7.2 Product Portfolio
14.3.8 Global Medical Foam Inc.
14.3.8.1 Company Overview
14.3.8.2 Product Portfolio
14.3.9 Inoac Corporation
14.3.9.1 Company Overview
14.3.9.2 Product Portfolio
14.3.10 Recticel NV
14.3.10.1 Company Overview
14.3.10.2 Product Portfolio
14.3.10.3 Financials
14.3.11 Rogers Corporation
14.3.11.1 Company Overview
14.3.11.2 Product Portfolio
14.3.11.3 Financials
14.3.12 SEKISUI CHEMICAL CO. LTD.
14.3.12.1 Company Overview
14.3.12.2 Product Portfolio
14.3.12.3 Financials
14.3.13 Ufp Technologies Inc.
14.3.13.1 Company Overview
14.3.13.2 Product Portfolio
14.3.13.3 Financials

Companies Mentioned

  • Advanced Medical Solutions Group Plc
  • BASF SE
  • Draka Interfoam B.V.
  • Foamtec Medical
  • Freudenberg Performance Materials
  • FXI
  • General Plastics Manufacturing Company Inc.
  • Global Medical Foam Inc.
  • Inoac Corporation
  • Recticel NV
  • Rogers Corporation
  • SEKISUI CHEMICAL CO. LTD.
  • Ufp Technologies Inc.

Methodology

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