Global Medical Gloves Market Forecast
Growing incidences of
acute and chronic diseases across the globe, increasing concerns about hygiene
and sanitation, stringent rules and regulations about the usage of personal
protective equipment (PPE), and an increasing number of hospitals, clinics in
developing countries are some of the main factors driving the growth of the
global medical gloves market. However, increasing price competition among
manufacturing companies, noxious reactions with certain gloves, and
environmental impact on natural rubber production and their disposals are
hindering the growth of this market. An increasing number of doctors in private
and public healthcare sectors are expected to increase the usage of disposable
medical gloves around the world. Furthermore, an increasing number of medical
procedures globally is expected to increase its usage. These factors are
expected to drive the global medical gloves market during the forecast period.
Medical Gloves Market: Overview
Medical gloves majorly serve as a
protective utility to avoid the infection and disease of healthcare
professionals and patients. During time, numerous types of disposable medical
gloves have been developed, which include nitrile, neoprene, natural rubber,
and vinyl. Each of these variants has different benefits as compared with
conventional (natural rubber) gloves and provides full application in the
healthcare industry. For instance, nitrile gloves are frictionless,
puncture-resistant, and have a longer shelf life than other medical glove.
awareness of hygiene and safety
Medical gloves help to maintain hygiene
and protect from infections and disease while performing medical operations.
One of the main advantages of medical gloves is that they are very tactile and
are hence highly preferred for medical applications. Another practical benefit
of medical gloves is flexible, durable, and comfortable to wear. Latex gloves
are an exceptional option when dealing with biological and water-based
Global Medical Gloves Market: Type
on type, the global Medical Gloves market segmented into Examination, and Surgical.
Examination gloves are used by medical, dental professionals and tattoo
artists, as well as in laboratories as they provide barrier protection, and have
high durability as well is highly rupture resistant.
Global Medical Gloves Market: End-Use
Based on the end-use, the global Medical Gloves market segmented into Hospitals & Clinics, Diagnostic/Pathology
Labs, and Others. Hospital segment is expected to dominate the market during
the forecast as medical gloves are mostly used in hospital by medical
professionals for examination of infection/disease as well as for surgeries.
Global Medical Gloves Market: Regional Insights
Based on region, the global Medical Gloves market segmented
into North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Latin America, and Middle East &
Africa. North America will maintain its dominance during the forecast period
due to the increasing awareness about the prevention of increasing healthcare
infections and increasing demand for high-quality gloves for disease examining,
high cost of the medical gloves in the region, and presence of a large number
of suppliers in the region.
Centre of Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and World
Health Organization (WHO) recommends wearing medical gloves to reduce the risk
of blood and body fluid contamination of healthcare worker's hands and
microbial dissemination in the environment. Furthermore, stringent regulations and
guidelines for the use of infection protection devices by the regulatory
agencies in countries such as the U.S. and Canada play a crucial role in the
medical gloves market in the region.
Ansell Healthcare LLC, Mckesson Corporation, Cardinal Health,
Inc., Medline Industries, Inc., Dynarex Corporation, Top Glove Corporation
Berhad, Hartalega Holdings Berhad, Semperit AG Holding, Kimberly-Clark
Corporation, Supermax Corporation Berhad and other prominent players.
March, 2020: Medline announced plans to redeploy its manufacturing capabilities
in Hartland, Wis. to now produce hand sanitizer. Teams are modifying equipment
and ventilation systems for the new line so the company can begin producing an
estimated 150,000 bottles a week by mid-April.
January, 2019: Cardinal Health, Inc. announced it has acquired
Mirixa Corporation, a leading provider of technology-enabled solutions for the
provision of medication therapy management (MTM) services, from the National
Community Pharmacists Association (NCPA). The business will integrate into
OutcomesMTM, a pioneer in the MTM market, at Cardinal Health.
By End User
Ø North America
Ø Asia Pacific
Ø Latin America
Ø Middle East &
The objective of the Study:
Ø To analyze and forecast the global Medical Gloves
Market size of the market in terms of value.
Ø To examine the careful market segmentation and
forecast the market size, in terms of value, based on the region by segmenting.
Ø The Global Medical Gloves Market segmented into
five regions, namely, North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Latin America,
Middle East & Africa and their leading countries.
Ø To outline, categorized, and forecast the global Medical
Gloves Market based on the type, material, form type, usage, distribution
channel and end-user.
Ø To examine competitive developments like
technological advancement, services, and regulative framework within the global
Medical Gloves Market.
Ø To highlight the impact analysis of the factors
affecting the market dynamics such as drivers, restraints, opportunities, and
Ø To strategically profile the key players and comprehensively
analyze their market shares along with detailing the competitive landscape for