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Sterilization Services Market Analysis

  • Report ID: GMI7178
  • Published Date: Oct 2023
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Sterilization Services Market Analysis

Global Sterilization Services Market Size, By Method, 2021 - 2032 (USD Billion)

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The sterilization services market by method is categorized into gas modalities, radiation modalities, dry heat sterilization and others. The gas modalities segment garnered USD 1.8 billion revenue size in the year 2022. Gas modalities is further bifurcated into ethylene oxide (EtO) Sterilization, hydrogen peroxide vapor sterilization, and others. These can effectively sterilize a wide range of materials and equipment, including medical devices, pharmaceuticals, and sensitive electronic components. Therefore, this versatility drives demand.

In light of HAIs and the need for stringent infection control measures, gas modalities are crucial for maintaining sterile healthcare environments

  • Hydrogen peroxide vapor sterilization is a low-temperature sterilization process, which makes it suitable for sterilizing heat-sensitive devices.

The familiarity of hydrogen peroxide in households provides users a sense of confidence with hydrogen peroxide as a non-toxic, environmentally safe solution. Therefore, gas modalities account for a considerable market share in sterilization services market.

Global Sterilization Services Market Share, By Business Type, 2022

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Based on business type, the market is segmented into contract and validation sterilization services. The contract sterilization services segment dominated the market and accounted for over 78% market share in the year 2022. High segment share can be attributed to following factors as mentioned below;

  • Contract sterilization allows companies to focus on their core competencies while leaving the sterilization process to experts, which can be more cost-effective and efficient
  • Contract sterilization providers can accommodate varying sterilization needs, whether it's for small batches or large-scale production, offering scalability that in-house facilities may struggle to provide
  • Overall, the demand for contract sterilization services continues to grow as various industries recognize the benefits of outsourcing sterilization to specialized providers. This allows businesses to maintain the highest standards of sterility while focusing on their core operations.

The sterilization services market by end-use is categorized into healthcare facilities, medical device companies, pharmaceutical & biotech companies, and others. Healthcare facilities segment garnered USD 1.9 billion revenue size in the year 2022.

  • Healthcare facilities must maintain high levels of sterility to prevent HAIs and protect patients. Sterilization is a critical component of infection control measures.
  • Sterilization of surgical devices is a fundamental requirement for surgical procedures to minimize the risk of post-operative infection. Hence, healthcare facilities are subject to stringent regulatory requirements that mandate the use of effective sterilization methods to ensure patient and staff safety. Thereby, fueling market growth.
U.S. Sterilization Services Market Size, 2020 -2032 (USD Million)

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U.S. sterilization services market accounted for USD 706 million revenue size in 2022 and is predicted to witness substantial market growth over the analysis timeline.

  • The U.S. is a hub for medical device manufacturing. Sterilization services are crucial for ensuring the sterility of these devices, and the growth of this industry contributes to demand.
  • The occurrence of emerging infectious diseases, such as the COVID-19 pandemic, has underscored the importance of effective sterilization in healthcare settings, driving demand.
Authors: Mariam Faizullabhoy, Gauri Wani

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

Sterilization services industry was worth USD 4.9 billion in revenue in 2022 and is projected to reach USD 9.3 billion by 2032 attributed to the rising need to prevent patients from hospital-acquired infections in long-term care facilities, hospitals, and ambulatory settings.

The gas modalities segment generated USD 1.8 billion in revenue in 2022 and is projected to record considerable growth through 2032 driven by the versatility of the method to effectively sterilize a wide range of materials and equipment.

U.S. sterilization services market size accounted for USD 706 million in 2022 and is poised to exhibit robust growth through 2032 owing to the presence of the well-established medical device manufacturing hub in the country.

Some of the top sterilization service providers are Steris Corporation, Stryker Corporation, 3M Company, Ecolab Inc., Cantel Medical Corp., Cretex Companies, Noxilizer, Inc., Cosmed Group, Inc., Medline Industries, Inc., Anderson Products, Inc., and Doyen Medipharm, among others.

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  • Base Year: 2022
  • Companies covered: 15
  • Tables & Figures: 394
  • Countries covered: 22
  • Pages: 273
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