Acumen research and consulting estimates that the global surgical gloves market is anticipated to grow at a CAGR of around 11% in terms of revenue during the forecast period 2020 – 2027.
Surgical gloves are a part of personal protection equipment (PPE) and are mainly designed to protect doctors and physicians in operating room or emergency services. The main purpose of surgical gloves is to protect surgeons and nurses from transmission of diseases or pathogens during surgery.
Rising awareness among the doctors and surgeons regarding health and safety is the major factor driving the growth of surgical gloves market. The growing adoption for gloves in the globe is recognized by patients and health medics. The medical sector has long been supported by disposable gloves for sanitation, safety precautions and low prices. The powder-free gloves market is likely to grow during forecast period due to rising adoption of powder-free gloves during surgery compared to powdered gloves which retards the healing process. Growing healthcare and medical sector is driving the demand of disposable gloves as it is the most basic PPE gear. However, the factor that may hinder the market growth is due to fluctuating prices of raw material.
The use of surgical disposable gloves is expected to increase with an increasing number of doctors in public and private healthcare sectors. Furthermore, rising number of medical procedures is expected to flourish the surgical disposable gloves market during forecast period. In 2016, according to National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS), it was reported that nearly 84.6% of children and 64.4% of adults underwent dental procedures, which are expected to rise during the forecast period. In turn, an increasing number of ophthalmologists, an increased number of cataract surgeries and orthopedic procedures are expected in the projected period to fuel the demand of surgical disposable gloves.
North America held the largest market share of global surgical gloves in 2019 and the U.S. accounted for major share in the region. Increasing healthcare facilities, rising influences of various chronic and acute diseases and the involvement of major players engaged in manufacturing surgical gloves are a core cause of this market development in North America. Furthermore, Asia Pacific is likely to dominate the market during forecast period due to rising awareness among people in the region regarding safety and hygiene. The other factor driving the growth of Asia Pacific market is due to rising focus of major players. However, developing countries such as India and China are providing tremendous growth opportunities to the surgical gloves manufactures.
Major players included in this report are Top Glove, Ansell Healthcare, Cardinal Health, Koan, Molnlycke Health Care, Kurian Abraham Private Limited(KAPL), Motex Group, Semperit, Hutchinson, Medline Industries, ShangdongYuyuan Latex Gloves, Anhui Haojie Plastic and Rubber Products Co., Ltd., Globus, Kanam Latex Industries Pvt. Ltd., Asma Rubber Products Pvt. Ltd., and others. Leading market players are focused on increasing manufacturing capacity, innovation in the manufacture and delivery of nitrile gloves, research and development into alternatives for powdered latex gloves, and strategic alliances for regional footprints with local distributors.
The global surgical gloves market is segmented as below:
Surgical Gloves Market By Product
Surgical Gloves Market By Form
Surgical Gloves Market By Usage
Surgical Gloves Market By Sterility
Surgical Gloves Market By Distribution Channel
Brick and Mortar
Surgical Gloves Market By End-Use
Ambulatory Surgery Centers
Surgical Gloves Market By Geography
Middle East & Africa