Medical Membranes Market Analysis - Global Industry Size, Share, Trends and Forecast, 2014 - 2024

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Membrane is a special technology which offers some of the unique and key benefits to its end-users which aids in enhancing the overall quality of pharmaceutical product and thus helps in maintaining its operational efficiency. The membrane is used as a separation technique to cover some of the enhanced applications of membrane technologies such as concentration, separation, and purification. Medical membranes generally furnish high separation accuracy and helps in the production of high purity products. Moreover, it also offers relatively better selectivity towards the essential components and thus helps in enhancing and improving the treatment of wastewater. The key applications of membrane technology include in medical and healthcare industry to enable a large number of comprehensive uses especially of the resources, despite improving the overall quality of healthcare and pharmaceutical products. The global medical membrane market has witnessed a lot of unprecedented growth over the last few years due to its rapidly increasing uses in several end-use industries such as biotechnology, pharmaceuticals healthcare and many more among others.

Market Dynamics

There are rising incidents of end stage renal disease and diabetes in the past few years due to the increasing geriatric population as well as rise in the number of obese people across the globe. With this rise in aging population, the pharmaceutical, healthcare and biotechnology industry is in turn witnessing a significant growth in developing countries such as China and India. In addition, India has world’s largest number of diabetic patients and this population is anticipated to increase thoroughly over the coming years. In addition, China has the world’s second largest number of diabetic population. With such enormous population of diabetic patients, there is increased need for medical membranes, thus creating the potential opportunity for market players. The medical membranes market is analyzed to register a significant growth, especially in the Middle East & Africa and Latin America regions in the foreseeable years owing to the increased number of diabetic patients as well as advancement in healthcare sector.

Market Classification

The global medical membranes market can be segmented on the basis of chemistry, technology, application and region. On the basis of chemistry, the global medical membranes market can be segmented into PTFE, PVDF, PE and modified acrylics. On the basis of technology, the global medical membranes market can be segmented into microfiltration, ultrafiltration, reverse osmosis, dialysis and nanofiltration technology. By application, the global medical membranes market can be segmented into hemodialysis, IV infusion filters, drug delivery, sterile filtration, pharmaceutical filtration and others. By region, the global medical membranes market can be segmented into North America, Latin America, Europe, Middle East & Africa (MEA) and Asia-Pacific.

Segment Overview

The demand in Asia-Pacific is analyzed to be the major driving factor for the growth of medical membranes market. China is anticipated to account for the largest share and lead the overall demand for medical membranes owing to the increasing industrial production over the last few years. The markets in other developing countries such as Brazil, Russia, Poland, Indonesia, New Zealand, Argentina, and India among others are also anticipated to grow rapidly throughout the forecast period.

Report Coverage


Global Medical Membranes Market

Analysis Period

2014 – 2024

Historic Data

2014 – 2015

Base Year


Forecast Data

2017 – 2024

Market Stratification

Chemistry, Technology, Application, Geography

Regional Scope

North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, Middle East and Africa (MEA)

Report Coverage

Market Trends, Drivers, Restraints, Porter's Five Forces Analysis, Competitive Analysis,

Player Profiling, Value Chain Analysis


Market Participants

Major players operating in the global medical membranes market are focusing on some key strategies such as mergers and acquisitions to keep hold in the ever competitive market. Moreover, they are concentrating on collaborating with local players to increase their market reach as well as strengthen their goodwill in the global market. Some of the major players in the global medical membranes market include Pall Corporation, Gore, Sorin Group, Maquet Company, Nipro Corporation and Amniox among others.

Market Segmentation

Market by Chemistry

·         PTFE

·         PVDF

·         PE

·         Modified acrylics

Market by Technology

·         Microfiltration

·         Ultrafiltration

·         Reverse osmosis and dialysis

·         Nanofiltration

Market by Application

·         Hemodialysis

·         IV infusion filters

·         Drug delivery

·         Sterile filtration

·         Pharmaceutical filtration

·         Others

Market by Geography

·         North America

o   US

o   Canada

o   Mexico

·         Europe

o   UK

o   Germany

o   France

o   Rest of Europe

·         Asia-Pacific

o   China

o   Japan

o   India

o   Philippines

o   Rest of Asia-Pacific

·         Latin America

o    Brazil

o   Chile

o   Rest of Latin America

·         Middle East and Africa (MEA)

o   South Africa

o   Saudi Arabia

o   Rest of MEA

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