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North America Personal Protective Equipment for Infection Control Market Size By Product (Hands & Arm Protection Equipment {Gloves, Elbow Protectors}, Protective Clothing {Full Body Suits, Surgical Gowns, Vests}, Face Protection Equipment {Respirators and Face Masks, Shields, Eyewear}), By Type (Reusable, Disposable), By End-use (Hospitals, Ambulatory Surgical Centers, Research and Diagnostic Laboratories), Industry Analysis Report, Regional Outlook (U.S., Canada), Application Potential, Competitive Market Share & Forecast, 2020 - 2026

Published Date: April 2020 | Publisher: Graphical Research Report ID: GR1347 | Delivery : PDF

Industry Trends

North America Personal Protective Equipment for Infection Control Market Share was valued at USD 4.4 Billion in 2019 and is expected to witness -19.4% CAGR from 2020 to 2026.

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Adoption of strigent regulations regarding infection prevention and control among healthcare professionals to provide protection against life-threatening entities will augment the growth of personal protective equipment for infection control market in the region. Government is heavily investing on healthcare expenditure regarding safety and health of the workers. Additionally, with rising number of people suffering from various chronic diseases and outbreak including COVID-19 will subsequently drive the demand for personal protective equipment (PPE).

Growing use of PPE in heatlhcare and research industry will stimulate North America PPE for infection control industry growth. Personal protective equipment such as masks, gloves, shields among others are commonly used for protection from hazardous chemicals and biological agents during research. Due to outbreak of several highly infectious diseases such as Ebola, swine flu, and COVID-19, personal protective equipment have become indispensable for healthcare industry. Growing expenditure on research will further have positive impact on market growth.

North America Market Share, By Product

Based on product, the segments analyzed in this report include hand & arm protection equipment, protective clothing, face protection equipment and others. Hand & arm protection product segment comprising gloves, elbow protectors and others, held around USD 1.9 billion revenue in 2019. These equipment prevent direct contact with infectious agents and help control the spread of disease. Moreover, these equipment play an important role during surgical procedures to block the transmission of contaminants from body fluids. Growing demand for surgeries and expanding geriatric patient pool will thus influence adoption of hand and arm protection equipment.

North America Market Size, By Type

Based on type, the personal protective equipment for infection control market comprises reusable and disposable PPE. Reusable segment accounted for more than 22.0% share in 2019. Shortage of PPE due to emergency situation including COVID-19 pandemic, the demand for reusable personal protective equipment for infection control will increase in future. Furthermore, advantages over disposable PPE such as multiple use, more durability and cost reduction will spur the segmental growth.

North America Market Growth, By End-use

Based on end-use, the segments analyzed in this report include hospitals, ambulatory surgical centers, research and diagnostic laboratories and others. Hospital segment held more than 57.0% revenue share in 2019. Hospital are projected to witness high demand for PPE, due to increasing incidence of chronic diseases, rising emergency care units and increasing patient admissions. Furthermore, sudden outbreak of pandemic including COVID-19 will rapidly spur the demand for PPE in hospitals.

North America Market Trends, By Country

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Canada personal protective equipment for infection control market accounted for about USD 240.0 million revenue in 2019. Rising number of patients infected from COVID-19 and sudden increase in the demand for personal protection equipment will expand the market growth. Also, presence of sophiscated healthcare facilities and rising awareness among population regarding infection control will impel the market growth in the country.

Competitive Market Share

Some of the key market players involved in market include Honeywell International, The 3M company, Ansell, Gateway Safety and Cardinal Health, Inc. among other market players. These major market players are adopting various business strategies such as new product development, mergers and acquistions to set their footprint in the industry. For instance, in March 2020, 3M Company announced partnership with Ford Motor, Inc. to increase their production for respiratory masks. This strategy will enhance company’s production capacity and will assist in mass supply of its products.

Industry Background

Personal protective equipment (PPE) have been evolving since 18th century. With development of surgical gloves, personal protective equipment such as masks and safety goggles gained wide recongintion in the market. Wide usage from healthcare industry to chemical industry, the demand for PPE is increasing with the time. In 1984, it was Charles Goodyear who developed first rubber gloves revolutionizing the materials used in the manufacturing. Previously, leather, cotton and silk were used for the manufacturing. Initially, the use of PPE was considered optional until the mandatory rules and guidelines were laid down by Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970. It herald the new era on taking initiaitves to avoid infection and injury on the workplace. For instance, with the recent outbreak of COVID-19, the demand for personal protective equipment increased drastically. Such outbreaks and increase in awareness about PPE will have positive impact on the market.

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Adoption of strigent regulations regarding infection prevention and control among healthcare professionals to provide protection against life-threatening entities will augment the growth of personal protective equipment for infection control market in the region. Government is heavily investing on healthcare expenditure regarding safety and health of the workers. Additionally, with rising number of people suffering from various chronic diseases and outbreak including COVID-19 will subsequently drive the demand for personal protective equipment (PPE).
North America Personal Protective Equipment for Infection Control Market Size By Product (Hands & Arm Protection Equipment {Gloves, Elbow Protectors}, Protective Clothing {Full Body Suits, Surgical Gowns, Vests}, Face Protection Equipment {Respirators and Face Masks, Shields, Eyewear}), By Type (Reusable, Disposable), By End-use (Hospitals, Ambulatory Surgical Centers, Research and Diagnostic Laboratories), Industry Analysis Report, Regional Outlook (U.S., Canada), Application Potential, Competitive Market Share & Forecast, 2020 – 2026
Some of the key market players involved in North America personal protective equipment for infection control market include Honeywell International, The 3M company, Ansell, Gateway Safety and Cardinal Health, Inc. among other market players.

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