Growing need to prevent hospital-acquired infections and prevent the spread of COVID-19. The demand for medical tissues

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Global healthcare textiles market

Global healthcare textiles market

Global healthcare textiles market

Dublin, 02 August 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – The “Healthcare Fabrics – Global Market Trajectory & Analytics” report has been added to by offer.

The global healthcare textiles market will reach $ 16.1 billion by 2026

In the midst of the COVID-19 crisis, the global healthcare tissue market estimated at $ 12.3 billion in the year 2022 is expected to reach a revised size of $ 16.1 billion by 2026, growing at a CAGR of 6. , 6% in the analysis period.

Polypropylene, one of the segments analyzed in the report, is expected to record a CAGR of 6% and reach $ 5.4 billion by the end of the analysis period. After a thorough analysis of the business implications of the pandemic and its induced economic crisis, growth in the Cotton segment is readjusted to a revised CAGR of 6.3% for the next 7-year period.

The US market is estimated at $ 3.4 billion in 2022, while China is expected to reach $ 1.6 billion by 2026

The sanitary tissue market in the United States is estimated at $ 3.4 billion in the year 2022. China, the second largest economy in the world, is expected to reach an expected market size of $ 1.6 billion by 2026, with a CAGR of 9.7% compared to the analysis period.

Other notable geographic markets include Japan and Canada, each forecast to grow 5.2% and 6.8% respectively over the analysis period. Within Europe, Germany is expected to grow at around 6.3% CAGR.

The market is mainly driven by the growing awareness of consumers regarding the use of personal hygiene products, such as sanitary pads, baby nappies and adult nappies, as well as continuous technological advances aimed at improving the quality and performance parameters of fabrics. sanitary.

The rising incidence of airborne and bloodborne diseases is another important factor that should drive demand for medical tissues in the coming years. In addition, the growing prevalence of hospital infections, coupled with increased focus by healthcare facilities to prevent and control infections, is likely to drive market growth. In addition, strong demand for non-woven fabrics in the medical industry is expected to stimulate market growth.

In addition, rapid population growth, particularly in emerging global markets, changes in living standards and lifestyles, the increase in the geriatric and diabetic populations globally, and the strict regulatory framework governing the use of tissues. doctors are some other key factors that are likely to drive the healthcare tissue market.

In recent years, smart medical textiles are gaining prevalence in the healthcare industry for health monitoring and chronic condition monitoring of patients. These fabrics contain traditional fabric integrated with conductive fibers and electronic components, including wearable antennas, microcontrollers, biomedical sensors and optical fibers.

In recent years, several leading manufacturers of sanitary textiles are increasingly focusing on developing advanced smart fabrics, which are likely to offer huge market growth opportunities in the coming years.

Hospitals are the largest end-use segment for healthcare textiles, due to the increasing incidence of infection transmission in healthcare facilities. Medical fabrics are widely used in hospital settings to mitigate the risk of transmission. Increasing hospital admission rates are likely to create a significant demand for medical tissues in the coming years.

However, the lack of consumer awareness of personal hygiene in developing economies and the availability of substitute products are some of the main factors that should inhibit market growth in the near future.

Furthermore, the high investment required to set up a sanitary tissue manufacturing plant is expected to limit the entry of new players into the market. Additionally, the dominance of key regional markets, such as North America, Asia-Pacific and Europe, would prevent companies from expanding globally.

The polyester segment will reach $ 3 billion by 2026

In the global polyester segment, the US, Canada, Japan, China and Europe will lead the CAGR of 7.8% estimated for this segment. These regional markets representing a combined market size of US $ 1.4 billion will reach an expected size of US $ 2.4 billion by the end of the review period.

China will remain among the fastest growing countries in this cluster of regional markets. Led by countries such as Australia, India and South Korea, the market in Asia Pacific is projected to reach $ 321.4 million by 2026, while Latin America will expand at an 8.5% CAGR during the analysis period.

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  • Market presence in multiple geographical areas: strong / active / niche / banal

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Key topics covered:




  • Insights into the influencer market

  • Impact of the Covid-19 pandemic

  • The COVID-19 outbreak increases the demand for antiviral fabrics

  • Making room for critically ill amidst the COVID-19 outbreak increases the need for hospital beds, spurring the growth of medical supplies and linens

  • The rise in hospitalizations leaves the United States racing for hospital beds

  • COVID-19 creates a severe shortage of hospital beds in Europe

  • Wound care amid the COVID-19 pandemic

  • An introduction to sanitary fabric

  • Sanitary fabrics: market perspectives and prospects

  • Polypropylene emerges as the largest type of raw material

  • Non-woven – the largest type of fabric

  • Sustained demand for sanitary textiles from the hygiene product segment

  • Developing regions poised to experience high growth

  • competition

  • World brands

  • Recent market activity

  • Sanitary Fabrics – Global Percentage Market Share of Top Competitors in 2022 (E)

2. FOCUS ON SELECTED PLAYERSSelect competitors (total 68 featured):

  • Advanced Fabrics (SAAF)

  • Arc-Com

  • Architex International

  • ATEX Technologies, Inc.

  • Brentano, Inc.

  • DuPont de Nemours, Inc.

  • Incorporation of Eximius

  • Freudenberg & Co. KG

  • Ercolite, Inc.

  • Kimberly-Clark Worldwide, Inc.

  • Knoll, Inc.

  • Life Threads LLC

  • Maharam Fabric Corporation

  • Fab Industries of Paramount Technology

  • Precision Fabrics Group Inc.


  • The growing consumer awareness of hygiene products bodes well for the market

  • Steady sales of baby diapers stimulate demand for sanitary fabrics

  • Feminine hygiene products offer opportunities for stable growth

  • The expansion of the elderly population drives the adult diaper market, fueling the medical tissue market

  • The market is poised to take advantage of the growing demand for effective wound dressing material

  • With the rising incidence of chronic diseases and wounds fueling the need for wound management, the healthcare tissue market is poised for growth

  • Innovations in textile materials for wound care

  • Nonwovens in wound dressing: significant benefits Fuel consumption

  • Non-woven fabric revolutionizes the medical textiles market

  • Medical technical textiles are growing in the limelight

  • Surgical Drapes and Surgical Gowns: The essential nature of the products drives growth in the healthcare tissue market

  • Disposable and non-disposable surgical drapes and gowns

  • Growing need to prevent hospital-acquired infections and prevent the spread of COVID-19 stimulates demand for medical tissues

  • Major Hospital Infections in the United States: Percentage Breakdown of Healthcare Costs by Type of Infection

  • Smart Fabrics: a promising area driving growth in the healthcare textiles market

  • Antimicrobial Tissue Market: Attention to pandemic and epidemic control stimulates growth

  • Implantable medical tissues are in greater demand

  • Coronavirus pandemic draws attention to reusable products

  • COVID-19 pandemic triggers demand for disposable medical underwear

  • Polyurethane gains traction as an upholstery fabric in the healthcare sector

  • Focus on developing germ-resistant hospital bedding

  • The innovations contribute to the improvement of the quality of sanitary fabrics

  • A look at the selected innovations

  • Increased investment in healthcare infrastructure increases the demand for healthcare textiles




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