Personal Protective Equipment for Infection Control Market Size By Product (Hands & Arm Protection Equipment {Gloves, Elbow Protectors}, Protective Clothing {Full Body Suits, Surgical Gowns, Vests}, Face Protection Equipment {Respirators and Face Masks, Shields, Eyewear}), By Type (Reusable, Disposable), By End-use (Hospitals, Ambulatory Surgical Centers, Research and Diagnostic Laboratories), Industry Analysis Report, Regional Outlook, Application Potential, Price Trends, Competitive Market Share & Forecast, 2020 – 2026

Published Date: Apr 2020  |  Report ID: GMI4625  |  Authors: Sumant Ugalmugle, Rupali Swain

Report Format: PDF   |   Pages: 180   |   Base Year: 2019




Summary Table of Contents Industry Coverage Methodology

Industry trends

Personal Protective Equipment for Infection Control Market size was valued at USD 10 billion in 2019 and is expected to witness -19.3% CAGR from 2020 to 2026. Increasing research activities, especially for development of COVID-19 detection kits will boost adoption of PPE’s over the analysis period. COVID-19 is highly infectious in nature and is transmitted easily through contact and aerosols. Thus, strict standard operating guidelines for maximum safety during laboratory procedures will surge the demand for PPE in upcoming period.
 

Personal Protective Equipment for Infection Control Market

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Personal protective equipment (PPE) for infection control is used in healthcare settings to block transmission of bacterial and viral contaminants. PPE can protect patients at high risk for contracting infections and can minimize the infection. PPE for infection control market share will grow across ambulatory surgical centers.
 

Personal protective equipment (PPE) is designed for protection from physical harms and health hazards at workplace. PPE for healthcare commonly include gloves, face masks & respirators, shields, eyewear and gowns among others. Increasing adoption of smart materials into personal protection equipment manufacturing such as shear thickening fluids, shape memory polymers and polymeric ionic liquid resulting into its increased protection from healthcare-associated infections will impel the PPE market demand.
 

Recent emergence of COVID-19 globally to upsurge market growth

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Increasing prevalence of infectious diseases caused by pathogenic organisms including different viruses, bacteria and fungi will augment personal protective equipment market growth. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, about 15.5 million people visit physicians with infectious or parasitic diseases in the U.S. Some of the infectious diseases include AIDS/HIV, influenza, Ebola virus infection, Corona virus infection and smallpox among others.
 

Recent COVID-19 pandemic will offer lucrative growth potential to personal protection equipment for infection control market. Coronavirus affected over fifteen lakh people across the globe, leading to thousands of casualties, in first quarter of 2020 alone. Thus, exponential demand for personal protective equipment in order to safely handle infected patients will provide immense opportunities to PPE manufacturing industry. However, time limitations might affect its development and manufacturing, thereby leading to shortage of PPE. 
 

Upsurge in production of protective clothing by local companies to cater to unprecedented demand amidst coronavirus pandemic

The product segment of personal protective equipment for infection control market is classified into hand and arm protection equipment, face protection equipment, protective clothing and others. Growing demand for PPE, especially gloves and face masks, will boost the market growth over forecast period.
 

Protective clothing market was valued over USD 1 billion in 2019 and will witness momentous growth in the forthcoming years. It is further classified into full body suits, surgical gowns and vests. Increasing risk of infections during treatment procedures for frontline healthcare professionals will drive the demand for surgical gowns and body suits. Moreover, growing number of medical interventions will further expand the segmental size.
 

Increasing adoption of disposable personal protective equipment to effectively manage infection transmission will boost its demand

PPE for InfectionControl Market by Type

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Reusable personal protective equipment market will witness substantial growth during the forecast time period. High demand and shortage of supply of PPE will be the key factor impelling the adoption of reusable PPE, as it avoids repeat purchase and benefits with cost reduction.
 

Disposable personal protective equipment market accounted for more than 75% revenue share in 2019 and will foresee rapid growth in upcoming years. Growing risk of transmission of viral infections such as COVID-19 and Ebola virus will create high demand for disposable PPE. Additionally, guidelines issued by global health organizations for rational use of PPE and time containment as disposable PPE do not require reprocessing will be the key factors driving the segment growth.
 

Expanding utilization of PPE in healthcare facilities, especially hospitals will provide attractive potential to market players

Hospitals segment accounted for over USD 5.5 billion in 2019. Increasing patient inflow during pandemic for patient treatment, isolation and prevention of infection will drive the demand for PPE in hospitals.
 

Growing number of surgeries as a result of rising incidence of chronic diseases and growing geriatric population that is prone to various infectious and chronic diseases will have positive impact on market size. Furthermore, expansion of healthcare facilities for providing maximum care to infected patients will provide attractive potential for market growth in the near future.
 

High manufacturing capacity of PPE coupled with booming number of COVID-19 patients will positively influence Asia Pacific market

Asia Pacific personal protective equipment for infection control market is projected to foresee -19.3% CAGR from 2020 to 2026. Expanding number of patients infected with COVID-19 in the region will be the major factor responsible for robust market growth. The total number of coronavirus infected people till early April 2020 were over 2.5 lakh. Thus, rapid rise in infected population and resurgence of infected cases will offer momentous growth potential to the market in upcoming years.
 

Rising demand for infectious disease testing and development of COVID-19 detection kits will boost adoption of PPE in research & diagnostic laboratories. In addition, rising awareness among the population and healthcare professionals about importance of personal safety and infection prevention will further accelerate Asia Pacific PPE for infection control market growth during the forecast years.
 

Strategic collaboration is the chief strategy adopted by industry leaders to suffice increasing demand of PPE for healthcare workers

Some of the eminent business players operating in the personal protection equipment for infection industry include Honeywell International, Ansell, the 3M Company, B. Braun Melsungen AG and Cardinal Health, Inc. among other players. The market is witnessing entry of new players to meet expanding market demand. Prominent market players are adopting various organic and inorganic growth strategies to maximize their production and cater to customers.
 

Some of the recent industry developments:

  • In March 2020, 3M Company announced partnership with Ford Motor, Inc. to increase their production capacity for respiratory masks. This collaboration will enhance firm’s production capacity and assist in mass supply of its products.
     
  • In March 2020, the Global Center for Medical Innovation (GCMI) announced about its collaboration with several entities to meet the unmet demand of personal protective equipment during COVID-19. The initiative will fast pace the production and help manufacturers to effectively provide the customers with PPE.
     

The personal protective equipment for infection control market research report includes an in-depth coverage of the industry with estimates & forecast in terms of revenue in USD from 2015 to 2026, for the following segments:
 

PPE for Infection Control by Product

  • Hand and Arm Protection Equipment 
    • Gloves
    • Elbow Protectors
    • Others
  • Protective Clothing 
    • Full Body Suits
    • Surgical Gowns
    • Vests
    • Others
  • Face Protection Equipment 
    • Respirators and Face Masks
    • Shields
    • Eyewear
    • Others
    • Others

By Type

  • Reusable
  • Disposable

By End-use

  • Hospitals
  • Ambulatory Surgical Centers
  • Research and Diagnostic Laboratories
  • Others

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

  • North America
    • U.S.
    • Canada
  • Europe
    • Germany
    • UK
    • France
    • Italy
    • Spain
    • Turkey
    • Switzerland
    • The Netherlands
  • Asia Pacific
    • Japan
    • China
    • India
    • Australia
    • South Korea
  • Latin America
    • Brazil
    • Mexico
    • Argentina
  • Middle East & Africa
    • South Africa
    • Saudi Arabia
    • UAE
    • Qatar
       

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

The market size of PPE for infection control exceeded USD 10 billion in 2019.
The industry share of PPE for infection control is expected to witness -19.3% CAGR from 2020 to 2026.
According to the report, disposable PPE for infection control market accounted for more than 75% revenue share in 2019 and is expected to foresee rapid growth in upcoming years.
Asia Pacific market is projected to foresee -19.3% CAGR from 2020 to 2026.
Some of the eminent personal protection equipment for infection industry players include Honeywell International, Ansell, the 3M Company, B. Braun Melsungen AG and Cardinal Health, Inc. among other players.
Protective clothing market was valued over USD 1 billion in 2019 and will witness momentous growth in the forthcoming years.

Premium Report Details

  • Published Date: Apr 2020
  • Pages: 180
  • Tables: 322
  • Charts / Figures: 28
  • Companies covered: 13
  • Countries covered: 22

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