Global Medical Nonwoven Disposables Market: By Product Type (Surgical Products, Wound Dressings, Incontinence Products), By Material (Polyethylene, Polypropylene, Polyamides and Polyester, Acetate, Rayon, Others), By End User (Hospitals & Clinics, Nursing Care Centers, Ambulatory Surgical Centers), and Geography    

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Medical Nonwoven Disposables Market size is valued at USD 9.87 billion in 2021 and is expected to reach USD 16.17 billion by 2028, at a CAGR of 7.3% during the forecast period 2022-2028. The medical nonwoven disposables market is divided into two categories: product and geography. It is divided into two categories based on the type of product: incontinence products and sterile nonwoven products. Disposable underwear, cotton pads, feminine hygiene, and disposable diapers are the subcategories of incontinence products. Female hygiene is divided into two categories: feminine napkins and panty shield. Baby diapers and adult diapers are two types of disposable diapers. Disposable surgical masks, respirators, surgical gowns, drapes, and other sterile nonwoven materials are among the sterile nonwoven items. The market is divided into four regions: North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and Latin America and the Caribbean. Increase in the prevalence of geriatric population coupled with rise in incidence of chronic diseases and traumatic injuries drives the global medical nonwoven disposables market. Moreover, increase in the prevalence of hospital acquired infections, manufacturing of innovative medical nonwoven disposable products by market players, government initiatives for the production and supplying of nonwoven disposables, and rise in healthcare expenditure are spur the global medical nonwoven disposables market over the forecast years. However, development of reusable medical nonwoven products, rise in preference for robotic assisted surgeries, and fluctuations in the raw material cost are hamper the growth of this global market. this report studies global Market dynamics elaborately to identify the current trends & drivers, future opportunities and possible challenges to the key stakeholders operating in the market. In addition, The global report includes human demographics; regulatory scenario, and competition analysis with vividly illustrated the competition dashboard to assess the market competition. Moreover, PBI analyzed global Market to better equip clients with possible investment opportunities across the regions (regional Investment Hot-Spots) and market unmet needs (Product opportunities).  

Global Medical Nonwoven Disposables Market Summary

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Medical Nonwoven Disposables Market

The total amount of nonwovens used in medical applications is rapidly increasing. Aside from drapes and gowns, players in the medical nonwoven disposables industry are experimenting with implantables, sutures, and blood filters made of nonwovens. Furthermore, revenue from medical nonwovens for wound care applications is expected to grow rapidly in the market. The rising prevalence of healthcare-associated infections (HAIs), on the other hand, is propelling the medical nonwoven disposables market forward. Medical nonwoven disposables manufacturers are improving their efficacy in drylaid, spunlaid, and meltblown nonwovens. Drylaid, wetlaid, and spunlaid nonwovens are utilised in the medical industry, automotive, and clothing construction, for example, by the Freudenberg Group, a leading producer of housewares and cleaning goods. Doctors trained abroad and educated on the benefits of single-use treatments are helping to boost market growth in Asia Pacific's rising countries.

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Global Medical Nonwoven Disposables Market Segmentation

By Product Type
  • Surgical Products
  • Shoe Covers
  • Drapes
  • Masks
  • Gowns
  • Caps
  • Sterile Nonwoven Swabs
  • Others
  • Wound Dressings
  • Operative Wound Dressings
  • Post-Operative Wound dressings
  • Bandages
  • Dressing Pads
  • Tapes
  • Incontinence products
  • Panty Shields
  • Disposable Underwear
  • Disposable Diapers
  • Others
By Material Type
  • Polyethylene
  • Polypropylene
  • Polyamides and Polyester
  • Acetate
  • Rayon
  • Others
By End User
  • Hospitals & Clinics
  • Nursing Care Centers
  • Ambulatory Surgical Centers

Frequently Asked Questions

2021 is the base year and 2028 is the forecast year.

The report covers the five regions and 15+ countries market data: North America (United States, Canada), Europe (Germany, France, Italy, Spain, and United Kingdom (UK), Asia Pacific (China, India, Japan, Australia & New Zealand), Latin America (Brazil, Mexico, Argentina) and Middle East and Africa (Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, South Africa).

In our report, we provide 12-15 market players’ information into the report. However, based on the client’s request we will provide additional country and regional market players information as well.

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  • Domtar Corporation (Canada)
  • Kimberly-Clark Corporation (U.S.)
  • First Quality Enterprises, Inc. (U.S.)
  • Georgia Pacific LLP (U.S.)
  • Freudenberg & Co. KG (Germany)
  • Unicharm Corporation (Japan)
  • Svenska Cellulosa Aktiebolaget (SCA) (Sweden)
  • Medline Industries, Inc. (U.S.)
  • Ahlstrom Corporation (Finland)
  • New Silkroutes Group Ltd. (Singapore)
  • Dynarex Corporation (U.S.)