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Medical Fluid Bags Market Size By Product (Blood Bags, Intravenous Bags, Drain Bags [Surgical, Urinary], Enema Bags, Biohazard Disposable Bags, Breast Milk Bags, Reagent Bags, Dialysis Bags), By Material (PVC Compounds, Polyolefins, TPE, TPU), By End-Use (Hospital, Blood Banks, Clinics, Homecare Settings, Diagnostic Centers), Industry Analysis Report, Regional Outlook (U.S., Canada, Germany, UK, France, Italy, Spain, Russia, China, India, Japan, Brazil, Argentina, Mexico, South Africa, Saudi Arabia, UAE), Application Potential, Price Trends, Competitive Market Share & Forecast, 2017 – 2024

Published Date: June 2017 | 250 Pages | Report ID: GMI1677 Report Format: PDF

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Industry Trends

Medical Fluid Bags Market size was over USD 2.5 billion in 2016, with growth forecast around 7% CAGR from 2017 to 2024.

U.S. Medical Fluid Bags Market size, By Material, 2013-2024 (USD Million)

 U.S. Medical Fluid Bags Market size, By Material, 2013-2024 (USD Million)



The medical fluid bags market is anticipated to grow rapidly in coming years due to increasing geriatric population base along with rising incidences of chronic disorders. Growing number of healthcare centers and rising surgery rates will further fuel medical fluid bags market growth. Increasing number of people suffering urinary and bowel incontinence should drive the global demand for medical fluid bags. Soaring number of elderly people, who are more prone to incontinence and related conditions should also accelerate industry growth.

Increasing natality rates and rising premature births should positively impact the market growth over the forecast timeline. Premature babies generally suffer from problems such as feeding intolerance leading to provision of milk or nutrition formula stored in medical bags enterally. Thus, fueling market growth. Technological advances in medical bags such as development of PVC free blood bags enabling patient safety will stimulate market growth. Robust R&D investments by companies in manufacturing patient friendly and environmental standards compliant products will sustain medical fluid bags market growth.

Medical Fluid Bags Market, By Product

Drain bags contributed the largest revenue share in 2016, and projected to witness over 7% CAGR over the forecast timeframe. Increasing number of people suffering from problems such as bladder incontinence and kidney failure coupled with rising number of surgeries will drive segment growth.

Intravenous bags should witness considerable growth owing to increasing number of people receiving intravenous nutrition along with spurring geriatric population. Elderly people suffering from digestive problems are unable to swallow food and are administered intravenous nutrition. Enema bags will manifest strong growth trend owing to rising adoption of sedentary lifestyle, increasing healthcare awareness and growing demand for constipation medication over the forecast years.

Medical Fluid Bags Market, By Material

Polyolefins held largest share in 2016 owing to high thermal stability and unreactive nature. It is characterized with the high impact and resistant to leaching making it ideal material for manufacturing medical bags. Moreover, high material stability should eliminate chemical analyzer requirement. PVC compounds will experience significant growth over the forecast years due to low cost associated with this material, reliability and easy handling. However, environmental and patient safety issues may restrain business growth.

Supportive government initiatives to augment the number of blood donations coupled with growing healthcare awareness should boost market growth over the coming years. Favorable reimbursement plans will further drive medical fluid bags market growth. Highly fragmented nature of industry, increasing use of PVC material for manufacturing medical bags and its adverse impact on environment and human body will restrain business growth.

Medical Fluid Bags Market, By End-Use

Hospitals contributed to the largest market share in 2016 and is expected to witness more than 7% CAGR over the forecast period. Increasing geriatric population, rising number of people suffering from chronic diseases, increasing number of hospitals in emerging economies and favorable reimbursement policies should accelerate medical fluid bags market growth.

Blood banks should witness robust growth owing to several favorable government initiatives to establish blood donation centers and improve awareness to promote blood donations. Growing number of scientific blood banks and increasing demand for reliable cold chain facility will fuel industry growth.

Medical Fluid Bags Market, By Region

U.S. held the largest global medical fluid bags market revenue share in 2016. Increasing number of blood transfusion procedures, growing number of patients suffering from chronic diseases and favorable reimbursement policies should drive business growth.

China medical fluid bags market will witness healthy growth owing to rising prevalence incontinence disorders, increasing healthcare awareness and improved availability of low priced medical bags. Rising elderly population coupled with favorable reimbursement scenario should propel industry growth.

Competitive Market Share

Some of the notable industry participants include Smiths Medical, ConvaTec, C.R. Bard, Westfield Medical, Fresenius Kabi, Technoflex SA, B.Braun Medical, Terumo, Kraton Corporation, Kawasumi Laboratories, Pall Corporation, Amcor, Renolit, Vonco Products, Thermo Fisher Scientific, Amsino International, Eagle Flexible Packaging and Coloplast.

Collaboration with packaging company is rising trend observed in the industry. Medical device company outsource packaging activity to third party to reduce operational and regulatory burden. New product development such as PVC free bags is most commonly adopted strategy to sustain the market positions.

Medical Fluid Bags Industry Background

Medical Fluid Bags Market Segmantation

Growing awareness about harmful effects of PVC has stimulated development of PVC free medical bags ensuring patient safety and compliant to environmental standards. Industry players are engaged in developing new medical bags which are cost effective and without poly vinyl chloride components. Companies are opting for outsourcing packaging solutions to third party due to increasing number of contract outsourcing companies and reducing production cost.

What Information does this report contain?

What was the historic market data from 2013 to 2016, what is the industry growth forecast from 2017 to 2024?
A detailed analysis of regulatory trends, growth drivers, industry pitfalls, challenges and opportunities for participants
Which are the leading market products, applications & regions and how will they perform by 2024?
What are the technology & innovation trends, how will they evolve by 2024?
Which companies lead the industry, how are they positioned in the market in terms of sustainability, competency, production capacity and strategic outlook?

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