Medical Nonwoven Disposables Market (By Product: Incontinence Hygiene Products, Surgical Non-woven Products; By Distribution Channel: Retail Pharmacies, Hospital Pharmacies, Online Platform) - Global Industry Size, Share, Trends and Forecast 2019 - 2026

Category : Healthcare and Pharmaceuticals | Published at : August-2019 | Delivery Format : PDF | Status: Published | Pages : 190

The global medical nonwoven disposables market is forecasted to grow at a CAGR of 6.6% over the forecast time frame and reach around US$ 26.1 billion by 2026.

The report provides analysis of global medical non-woven disposables market for the period 2015-2026, wherein 2019 to 2026 is the forecast period and 2018 is considered as the base year. 

Market Insights

Nonwovens are a unique category of textile product engineered from fibers that shape a lucid framework. Medical nonwovens consist of natural fabric, fabric, or artificial products such as polypropylene, polyester, polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE), and others. Medical nonwoven disposables are widely used in surgical procedures, acting as a obstacle to microorganisms and preventing cross-contamination. Increased public efforts to produce nonwoven medical textiles are expected to drive the wound dressings section. Post-operative wound dressing medicines are also anticipated to propel the wound dressings section. Product demand for incontinence is strong in ambulatory and therapeutic facilities. Increased emphasis on personal hygiene is also probable to boost the incontinence product section during the forecast period. During the forecast period, sub-segments under gloves and diapers are anticipated to add to the development of the incontinence product section.

Growing geriatric population with dementia and other chronic diseases will boost market growth for medical nonwoven disposables. Dementia is a multi-causal syndrome with loss of command and sensory impairment. Incidences of dementia are increasing worldwide, according to WHO, and around 10 million fresh instances are registered annually. These patients need disposable medical non-woven products such as diapers and underwear to minimize disability connected with urinary incontinence. The availability of top-quality products for geriatric population with chronic diseases will fuel market growth. The main variables that increase the development of the worldwide nonwovens disposable medical industry include fast advances in nonwovens manufacturing technology, growing concentrate on stopping hospital-acquired infections (HAIs), and improving health infrastructure and facilities across emerging nations. In addition, increased disposable income, increased wellness consciousness, and important boost in geriatric population complement market growth. However, the risk of replacements such as woven products and increased popularity of less-invasive surgeries impede this market's development. Conversely, nanotechnology technological developments and their enhanced use in the manufacturing of medical nonwoven disposables are expected to generate profitable possibilities in the near future. The increasing preference of medical nonwoven disposables over traditional textiles, due to their capacity to provide patients and medical practitioners with higher security against diseases, is anticipated to be a high-impact rendering engine for the nonwoven disposables industry.

Increasing public financing for continuing care for nurses in emerging countries will have a substantial beneficial effect on market growth. In addition, government and private organisations are adopting several projects to teach individuals and promote incontinence products. Such projects improve consciousness of incontinence products in emerging nations like India and China. However, environmental degradation arising from disposal of incontinence products may somehow hamper worldwide market growth.

Application Stance

Incontinence hygiene products section of the medical nonwoven disposables industry is expected to grow by around 6.5 percent over time frame analysis. Incontinence has important consequences for private dignity and quality of life. Older people are also prone to urinary incontinence, resulting in social stigma, anxiety, and hygienic problems. To solve these problems, older individuals are progressively adopting incontinence health goods such as pads, clothing disposable ostomy liners and diapers that will favourably boost segment development.

Nonwoven medical supplies dominated the disposable medical nonwoven industry. Increasing demand for disposable nonwoven medical supplies during surgery and the existence of big quantity of procedures are some significant considerations attributable to its big share among other medical nonwoven disposables. However, in the coming years, hygiene products are expected to gain lucrative revenue share. Growing utilization levels and rising urinary and fecal incontinence are the main variables projected to assign to this segment's development. In 2018, disposable incontinence pads & liners dominated the disposable unwoven health goods industry. Used for light to medium incontinence, these pads assist relieve and deter skin rashes and rash. The implementation of new characteristics like sustainable and chlorine-free incontinence pads with biodegradable products is anticipated to plunge segment development over the next six years. Furthermore, in 2018, surgical pads dominated the market. High use of these during medical processes, combined with increasing knowledge of hospital-acquired infections, is the significant variable attributing to this segment's dominance. These pharmacies are readily available to hospital clients. Increasing surgical procedures in obstetrics and gynaecology owing to rising birth rates will increase demand for disposable medical non-woven. Moreover, hospital pharmacies are well-connected to non-woven disposables retailers. These variables will increase the use of medical non-woven disposables in hospital pharmacies, thereby fostering sector development.

Online internet segment is expected to grow significantly over the prediction era. Older population base with chronic diseases such as urinary incontinence and dementia often involve disposable medical non-woven. These nurses tend to order large-scale, low-price medical non-woven disposables through internet systems. As a consequence, improving customer preference over online pharmacies, owing to the comfort and comfort connected with it, will increase segment development over timeframe prediction.

Regional Stance

North America was the biggest national market for medical nonwoven disposables in 2013 as incontinence in this region increased. Statistics indicate that around 28.3 million North American populations presently demand disposable adult incontinence goods, with 10% of males and 33% of females over the era of 50. Another significant factor contributing to elevated demand for incontinence products is the existence of a big geriatric population base in this region, which prefers disposable medical nonwovens over other accessible options due to their comfort and safety. Asia Pacific is the most profitable medical nonwoven disposables business region. Growing geriatric population base in China and Japan contributes to the development of this global economy. Such a big presence of a geriatric population is anticipated to result in demand for adult diapers exceeding baby diapers by 2020. In addition, rising patient sensitivity in this region and reducing the incidence of hospital-acquired infections are anticipated to increase medical nonwoven disposables utilization levels.

Market Segmentation

Global Medical Nonwoven Disposables Market, by Product

  • Incontinence Hygiene Products 
  • Surgical Non-woven Products

Global Medical Nonwoven Disposables Market, by Distribution Channel

  • Retail Pharmacies
  • Hospital Pharmacies
  • Online Platform

Global Medical Nonwoven Disposables Market, by Geography

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

The market research study on “Medical Nonwoven Disposables Market Size, Share & Trends Analysis Report by Product, Distribution Channel, By Region - Global Industry Size, Share, Trends and Forecast 2019 - 2026” offers detailed insights on global medical non-woven disposables market segments with market dynamics and their impact. The report also covers basic technology development policies.

The study provides a extensive industry assessment. This is done through in-depth qualitative observations, historical information and verifiable business size estimates. The predictions in the study were obtained from well-established study methodologies and expectations. This study document acts as an assessment and data resource for every aspect of the industry including, but not restricted to, regional economies, technology, kinds and apps.

Key Players & Strategies

Some vital players in the medical non-woven disposables market include Kimberly-Clark Corporation, Essity AB, Paul Hartmann AG, Medtronic plc, Medline Industries, Inc., Mölnlycke Health Care, Asahi Kasei Corporation, Freudenberg & Co. KG, Ahlstrom-Mnksjö, and Domtar Corporation.

Frequently Asked Questions

Medical nonwoven disposables are widely used in surgical procedures, acting as a obstacle to microorganisms and preventing cross-contamination.

Factors such as Growing geriatric population with dementia and other chronic diseases restrain the medical nonwoven disposables market growth.

Research study by Acumen Research and Consulting, the medical nonwoven disposables market value is anticipated to be worth around US$ 26.1 billion in 2026.

The medical nonwoven disposables market is anticipated to grow over 6.6% CAGR during the forecast period 2019 to 2026.

Incontinence hygiene products is expected to grow by around 6.5% over time frame analysis.

North America held maximum share in 2018 for medical nonwoven disposables market.

The medical nonwoven disposables market analysis is provided for major regional markets including North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and Middle East & Africa.

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