Facial/Surgical Mask Market (By Product Type: Respiratory [Disposable, Reusable], Surgical; By Distribution Channel: Indirect Channel, Direct Channel [Online, Retail store]; By End Use: Hospital, Individual, ASC, Clinic) – Global Industry Analysis, Market Size, Opportunities and Forecast, 2020 - 2027

Category : Healthcare and Pharmaceuticals | Published at : May-2020 | Delivery Format : PDF | Status: Published | Pages : 190

The global facial/surgical mask market is anticipated to grow at a CAGR of around 6.3% during the forecast period 2020 to 2027 and to reach around US$ 3,467 Mn by 2027.

Market Dynamics

Rising air pollution across the globe, outbreak of pandemic and demand for facial/surgical mask from hospitals, clinics in order to control the spread of infectious diseases are major factors expected to support the growth of the global facial/surgical mask market. There is increase in number of in-patients in hospitals and day care suffering from various diseases. There is wide spread of COVID-19 across the globe, increase in number of infectious patients in hospitals is resulting in demand for facial/surgical mask in order to control the outbreak.

  • According to U.S. Department of Health & Human Services in 2020, more than 5.3 lakh Americans have tested positive for corona virus and the death cases registered are 20,486.

Flourishing industrial and chemical sector and adoption of facial/surgical mask from employees in order to control dusts and other infection carrying pathogens as the masks provide an effective protection which is another factor expected to further support the growth of target market.

Major players focus on business expansion through strategic merger and acquisition in order to increase the customer base and enhance the product portfolio is expected to augment the growth of target market. In addition, approach towards increasing the production in order to cater the ongoing demand for facial/surgical mask is expected to further impact the target market growth positively.

  • In 2020 Honeywell announced that it is increasing the manufacturing capabilities in Phoenix to produce N95 face masks in order to support of the U.S. government’s response to the novel corona virus (COVID-19). This is expected to increase the company strength in the market.

In addition, major players approach towards collaborative work for the development of advanced mask is another important factor expected to support the growth of target market.

  • In 2020, Ford and 3M in collaboration developed personal protective equipment. Ford is expected to begin producing an all-new powered air purifying respirator (PAPR) design. This personal protective equipment (PPE) will help protect health care professionals on the front lines fighting COVID-19.

However, factors such as high cost of advanced facial/surgical masks and lack of supply are expected to hamper the growth of global facial/surgical mask market.

High investment by major players for R&D activities and approach towards strengthening its distribution channel are factors expected responsible to create new opportunities for players over the forecast period.

Facial/Surgical Mask Market Segment Analysis, 2019

The global facial/surgical mask market is segmented into product type, distribution channel, and end use. The distribution channel is bifurcated in to direct channel and indirect channel. Among end use the hospital segment is expected to account for major revenue share in the global market.

Segment Analysis by Region

The market in North America is expected to account for major revenue share owing to high patient pool suffering from various diseases. In addition, availability of advanced infrastructure for R&D activities and favorable reimbursement policies is expected to impact the growth of target market positively.

Asia Pacific is expected to witness faster growth in the near future owing to to high government spending on development of healthcare infrastructure. In addition, developing regulatory scenario and emergence of small and mid-size enterprises introducing innovative products are factors expected to impact the target market growth.

Competitive Landscape

Presence of large number of players operating on regional and international level is increasing the competition. In addition, business development activities and introduction of new apps and payment system are factors further augmenting the market competition.

Report coverage


 Global Facial/Surgical Mask Market

Analysis Period

2016 – 2027

Base Year


Forecast Data

2020 – 2027

Market Stratification

Product Type, Distribution Channel, and End Use and Geography

Regional Scope

North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Latin America, and Middle East & Africa

Report Coverage

Market Trends, Drivers, Restraints, Competitive Analysis, Player Profiling, Regulation Analysis


The market research study on “Facial/Surgical Mask Market (Product Type: Respiratory and Surgical; Distribution channel: Indirect Channel and Direct Channel; End Use: Hospital, Individual, ASC, and Clinic) – Global Industry Analysis, Market Size, Opportunities and Forecast, 2020 - 2027”, offers a detailed insights on the global facial/surgical mask market entailing insights on its different market segments. Market dynamics with drivers, restraints and opportunities with their impact are provided in the report. The report provides insights on global facial/surgical mask market segment by product type, distribution channel, and end use and major geographic regions. The report covers basic development policies and layouts of technology development processes. Secondly, the report covers global facial/surgical mask market size and segment markets by product type, distribution channel, and end use and geography along with the information on companies operating in the market. The facial/surgical mask market analysis is provided for major regional market including North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Latin America, and Middle East & Africa. For each region, the market size for different segments has been covered under the scope of report. The players profiled in the report Ansell Limited, Prestige Ameritech, 3M Company, Alpha Pro Tech Ltd., Kimberly-Clark Corporation, cleanroom.de GmbH, Medline Industries Inc., Honeywell International Inc., Mölnlycke Health Care AB, Moldex-Metric Inc, Kowa Company Ltd and Uvex Group.

Market Segmentation

Market By Product Type


  • Disposable
  • Reusable


Market By Distribution Channel

Indirect Channel

Direct Channel

  • Online
  • Retail store

Market By End Use

  • Hospital
  • Individual
  • ASC
  • Clinic

Market By Region

North America

  • U.S.
  • Canada


  • UK
  • Germany
  • France
  • Spain
  • Rest of Europe


  • China
  • Japan
  • India
  • Australia
  • South Korea
  • Rest of Asia-Pacific

Latin America

  • Brazil
  • Mexico
  • Rest of Latin America

Middle East & Africa

  • GCC
  • South Africa
  • Rest of Middle East & Africa

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