Antimicrobial Medical Textiles Market Size, Industry Analysis Report, Regional Outlook (U.S., Canada, Germany, UK, France, Spain, Italy, Russia, China, India, Japan, Australia, Indonesia, Malaysia, South Korea, Brazil, Mexico, South Africa, Saudi Arabia, UAE, Kuwait), Growth Potential, Competitive Market Share & Forecast, 2019 – 2025
Report ID: GMI4348
Antimicrobial Medical Textiles Market Size is likely to propel in the coming years due to the rising U.S. healthcare expenditure. The U.S. healthcare expenditure has increased from around USD 1.3 trillion in 2000 to about USD 3.4 trillion in 2017. This trend is likely to follow an upward path in the future which would strongly boost the demand for antimicrobial medical textiles. Out of this total spending, more than 30% was occupied by hospital care segment. Increasing ageing population, rising investments, technological advancements are some factors driving the U.S. healthcare sector. In 2017, the total number of people registered in Medicare accounted to be around 50 million which likely to increase to over 70 million by 2026. Such rise in Medicare patients means increasing use of patient gowns, top sheets, mask, surgical textiles, etc.
Another growth enabler in the antimicrobial medical textiles market is rising demand from Asia Pacific region. The demand for various hygiene products like baby diapers, feminine products, tissues, adult incontinence, etc. have increased significantly in the past few years. This is the result of continuous campaigns and government initiatives to uplift the health & hygiene of its population. Revenue generated from the sale of baby diapers in Asia crossed USD 20 million in 2018 and is likely to grow at a rate of more than 5% in the forecast timeframe. This rising demand would boost the production of antimicrobial medical textiles in the coming years.
Various fabrics used to manufacture antimicrobial medical textiles are cotton, polyamide, polyester and other segments which include polypropylene, polyethylene, etc. Polyester is likely to attain a significant share owing to its widespread use in medical textiles like masks, surgical caps, sheets, protective clothing, uniforms, etc. Polypropylene is also likely to grow in the coming years owing to its good fiber distribution and chemical resistant.
The major antimicrobial agents in the antimicrobial medical textiles market are metal & metallic salts, synthetic organic compounds and bio-based agents. Synthetic organic compounds are likely to occupy a significant market share owing to its extensive usage and low prices. Triclosan is one such agent which is used in various medical applications like upholstery, wound treatment products, etc. These agents are very important in the medical sector as they help in reducing transmission of diseases and maintains hygiene.
On the basis of application, the antimicrobial medical textile market is segmented into medical uniform & apparels, upholstery, surgical textiles, incontinence care garments, wound treatment, and others which include wipes, napkins, laundry bags, etc. Upholstery segment is likely to attain a significant share in the antimicrobial medical textiles market owing to its frequent use in hospitals & clinics. This segment includes products like bottom sheets, pillowcases, shower & privacy curtains, thermal blankets, etc. As these products are used regularly, they are prone to high amount of wear & tear. This would further increase the demand in this segment. Medical uniform & apparels segment includes products like pants, top, coats, gloves, mask, patient gowns, precaution gowns, jackets, etc. Rising employment in the medical sector and increasing number of patients would be a major growth factor in this segment.
Asia Pacific is likely to portray a significant CAGR in the forecast timeframe owing to its increasing demand for healthcare facilities. The Asian healthcare antimicrobial medical textiles market is likely to propel from USD 1,500 billion in 2016 to over USD 2,560 billion by 2020. The major factor behind this growth is the rising access of medical facilities to wider sections of society. Various government initiatives and rising public & private investment in this sector has helped in achieving such growth. Other factors like rising population, economic growth, rising chronic diseases would further increase the demand for healthcare facilities which would in turn increase the need for antimicrobial medical textiles in the coming years.
Some of the players in the antimicrobial medical textile market are Herculite, BioCote Limited, DuPont Inc, PurThread Technologies, Inc. etc.
Antimicrobial Medical Textiles Market, By Fabric, 2014-2025 (USD Million)
- Others (polypropylene, polyethylene, etc.)
Antimicrobial Medical Textiles Market, By Agents, 2014-2025 (USD Million)
- Metal & metallic salts
- Synthetic organic compounds
- Bio based agents
Antimicrobial Medical Textiles Market, By Application, 2014-2025 (USD Million)
- Medical uniform & apparels
- Surgical textiles
- Incontinence care garments
- Wound treatment
- Others (wipes, napkins, laundry bags, etc.)
The above information has been provided for the following regions and countries:
- North America
- South Korea
- Latin America
- South Africa
- Saudi Arabia
- BioCote Limited
- DuPont Inc.
- PurThread Technologies, Inc.
- MediTEX Technology
- Noble Biomaterials, Inc.
- Microban International
- Sciessent LLC
- Vestagen Protective Technologies, Inc.
- LifeThreads LLC
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