Medical Disposables Market Size, Industry Analysis Report, Regional Outlook, Application Potential, Price Trends, Competitive Market Share & Forecast, 2021 – 2027

Report ID: GMI3842

Summary Methodology

Medical Disposables Market size is projected to experience significant growth from 2019 to 2025.

The rising volume of surgeries and increasing number of hospitals will escalate the global medical disposables business growth over the upcoming years. Approximately 17.2 million people visited hospitals and ambulatory surgical centers and around 22 million surgeries were performed in the year 2014. With an increasing number of surgeries, the demand for medical disposables will also increase, thereby stimulating the medical disposables market growth over the forthcoming period.

Increasing patient population base owing to the rise in number of baby boomers will upsurge the medical disposables market size over the forecast timeframe. Moreover, the rising prevalence of chronic diseases such as cardiac disorders and cancer that requires surgical interventions will propel industry growth. The keen focus on infection prevention and control measures in developed countries such as the U.S. and Germany will further add to industry growth.

The adoption of strict safety measures for prevention of infections in healthcare centers such as hospitals, outpatient facilities, and other healthcare settings will stimulate the growth of the medical disposables market. Development of novel products in medical disposables industry will create significant growth opportunities during the upcoming period. However, stringent government policies for the approval of medical disposables and availability of other disposable substitutes in the market will hinder industry expansion over the analysis period.

Drug delivery devices segment will witness significant growth over the estimated years due to the increasing prevalence of chronic ailments such as cancer, heart diseases, and urinary disease that requires long-term care and surgery. Furthermore, rising demand and adoption of drug delivery devices for minimally invasive delivery of parenteral medicines such as pre-filled syringes, inhalation therapies and transdermal patches will escalate the growth of drug delivery devices segment over the coming years.

Diagnostic and laboratory disposables segment is projected to grow at a significant pace due to the increasing usage of these products to improve the precision of test results. Additionally, diagnostic and laboratory disposable products are cost-effective as compared to the reusable test kits will further propel segmental growth.

Plastic resin dominated the global industry in 2018 owing to its wide-ranging applications. Numerous types of plastic resins used for manufacturing of medical disposable devices in the healthcare sector are polypropylene, polystyrene, polyvinyl chloride. The growing adoption of such plastic resin-based medical disposable products due to its safety, affordability and user-friendly designs will propel market growth over the forecast timeframe.

Hospitals end-use segment accounted largest market share in 2018 owing to rise in the number of surgical procedures and increasing prevalence of chronic diseases. The demand for medical disposables will rise in hospitals during the analysis period owing to an increasing number of patient hospitalizations, surgical procedures, and emergency visits.

U.S. medical disposables market will grow at a significant pace due to the presence of well-established infrastructure and regulatory framework. Additionally, high adoption rate of technically advanced products and rising awareness about cross-contamination will further assist the industry growth. The elevating pressure from the Joint Commission on the Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and other medical organizations for enhance the standards for providing effective medical facilities at hospitals and prevent the incidence of infection  will positively impact the growth of the market.

India medical disposables market is expected to grow at momentous pace due to increasing incidence of chronic ailments and sedentary lifestyle. Additionally, players involved in the manufacturing of medical disposable products are eyeing upon the developing regions to increase their market footprint and broaden company’s customer base.

Some of the major market key players involved in the global medical disposables market are Abbott Laboratories, Ahlstrom-Munksjo, Ansell Limited, BD, Baxter International among others. Companies are focusing on introducing novel products in the market and entering new markets in developing economies to strengthen their market position. For instance, in February 2019, Ansell acquired U.S. industrial and safety gloves manufacturer, Ringer gloves that helped the company to broaden its product portfolio in the gloves category.

Medical Disposables Market by Product Type, 2014-2025 (USD Million)

  • Surgical instruments and supplies
    • Surgical catheters
    • Surgical wears
      • Surgical face mask
      • Bauffant cap
      • Surgeon caps
      • Shoe cover
      • Surgical gloves
    • Wound closures
    • Plastic surgical drapes
    • Kits and trays
  • Diagnostics and laboratory disposables
    • Disposable labware
    • Blood collection sets
    • Diagnostic catheters
    • Home testing supplies
    • Lab trays
    • Others  
  • Infusion and hypodermic devices
    • Infusion devices
    • Hypodermic devices
  • Nonwoven medical garments and textiles
    • Disposable nonwoven gowns
    • Disposable nonwoven surgical drapes
    • Disposable nonwoven face masks
    • Others
  • Drug delivery devices
    • Disposable inhalation products
    • Disposable dialysis products
    • Transdermal patches
    • Disposable infusion products
    • Disposable hypodermic products
  • Wound management supplies
    • Wound closures
      • Sutures
      • Surgical staples & disposable
      • Tissue sealants
      • Others
    • Disposable bandages
    • Wound dressings
    • Others
  • Sterilization supplies
    • Sterile containers
    • Sterilization wraps
    • Sterilization indicators
  • Incontinence goods
    • Protective incontinence garments
    • Urine bag
    • Urinary catheter
  • Medical and laboratory gloves
    • Examination gloves
    • Surgical gloves
  • Patient room supplies

Medical Disposables Market by Raw Material, 2014-2025 (USD Million)

  • Plastic resin
  • Non-woven material
  • Paper and paperboard
  • Metals
  • Glass
  • Rubber

Medical Disposables Market by End-use, 2014-2025 (USD Million)

  • Hospitals
  • Outpatient/Primary care facilities
  • Home healthcare

The above information is provided for the following regions and countries:

  • North America
    • U.S.
    • Canada
  • Europe
    • Germany
    • UK
    • France
    • Italy
    • Spain
  • Asia Pacific
    • Japan
    • China
    • India
    • Australia
  • Latin America
    • Mexico
    • Brazil
    • Argentina
  • Middle East and Africa
    • South Africa
    • Saudi Arabia
    • UAE
    • Kuwait

Company Profiles:

  • Abbott Laboratories
  • Ahlstrom-Munksjo
  • Ansell Limited
  • BD
  • Baxter International
  • Boston Scientific
  • Braun (B.) Melsungen
  • Cardinal Health
  • ConvaTec Inc.
  • Covidien plc
  • (Ethicon) Johnson & Johnson
  • Kimberly-Clark Corporation
  • Medline Industries, Inc.
  • Smith & Nephew
  • Smiths Medical
  • STERIS plc.
  • Terumo Medical Corporation
  • 3M Company
  • Gerresheimer AG

What Information does this report contain?

Historical data coverage: 2016 to 2020; Growth Projections: 2021 to 2027.
Expert analysis: industry, governing, innovation and technological trends; factors impacting development; drawbacks, SWOT.
6-7 year performance forecasts: major segments covering applications, top products and geographies.
Competitive landscape reporting: market leaders and important players, competencies and capacities of these companies in terms of production as well as sustainability and prospects.

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