Medical Nonwoven Disposables Market

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>Medical Nonwoven Disposables Market Expected to reach a high CAGR of 4.2% By 2029:

Medical Nonwoven Disposables Market is segmented By Product Type (Surgical Nonwoven Products, Wound Dressings, Incontinence Products), By End-User (Hospitals, Clinics, Others), and By Region (North America, Latin America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Middle East, and Africa) – Share, Size, Outlook, and Opportunity Analysis, 2022-2029.

Medical Nonwoven Disposables Market Size Share and Growth Outlook

Medical Nonwoven Disposables Market size was valued US$ YY million in 2021 and is estimated to reach US$ YY million by 2029, growing at a CAGR of 4.2% during the forecast period (2022-2029). Medical nonwoven disposables are important constituents of healthcare industry designed from fibers that are bonded together to form a lucid structure. Medical nonwovens are either made up of natural fiber-like cotton, linen, or synthetic materials such as polypropylene, polyester, polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE), and others. The medical nonwoven disposables are commonly used in surgical processes, serving as a barrier to microorganisms and preventing cross-contamination.

As per DataM Intelligence, Medical Nonwoven Disposables Market study analysis offers an in-depth outlook on the market containing quantitative and qualitative data. It gives an outlook and forecast of the global market based on market segmentation. It also provides global Medical Nonwoven Disposables Market size, and growth, along with the latest trends, opportunities, and forecast till 2029 for the global market with esteem to major countries such as the United States, Canada, Brazil, Germany, Italy, Spain, United Kingdom, Russia, European countries, United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, Japan, China, India, South Korea, Australia, and rest of the countries over the globe.

Among all regions, the North American region is expected to hold the largest share of the global market over the forecast period. Medical Nonwoven Disposables Market in the United States and Canada produces the utmost share. Whereas the European Medical Nonwoven Disposables Market is projected to continue its presence globally during the period of 2022- 2029.

Medical Nonwoven Disposables Market Dynamics

The medical nonwoven disposables market growth is driven by several factors such as increasing prevalence of hospital-acquired infections, growing advancement in nonwovens production technology, and improving healthcare infrastructure and services across developing countries.

The increasing prevalence of hospital-acquired infections is expected to drive market growth.

According to the WHO, around 7% of hospitalized patients in industrialized countries and 10% in emerging countries acquire at least one hospital-acquired infection. According to the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control, hospital-acquired infections afflict around 4,131,000 individuals annually. Furthermore, the growing senior population worldwide and the rising prevalence of dementia are boosting the demand for nonwoven disposables in healthcare settings. According to the World Health Organization, around 10 million new cases of dementia are recorded worldwide each year. Additionally, the advancements in nonwoven disposables manufacturing technologies are driving production. The rising use of nonwoven disposables in surgical units has fueled demand. Medical nonwoven disposables reduce cross-contamination by limiting the transmission of bacteria, particles, and fluid during a surgical procedure. The sterile, antibacterial, soft, and liquid-absorbing quality of nonwoven disposables makes them a perfect solution for reducing hospital-acquired infections in a healthcare context. The continued involvement of key industry players in developing novel nonwoven products is projected to give growth opportunities shortly.


However, with presence of some substitutes such as reusable drapes, gowns, masks for surgical procedures, reusable underwear, and panty shields is expected to restrain the market growth. In addition, reusable products prove to be a cost-effective alternative to disposable ones owing to the fact that the former can be machine washed and be dried up to 250 times.

Global Medical Nonwoven Disposables Market - Industry Analysis

The medical nonwoven disposables market provides in-depth analysis of the market based on various industry factors such as unmet needs, pricing analysis, supply chain analysis, regulatory analysis etc.

Medical Nonwoven Disposables Market Segment Analysis

Surgical Nonwoven Products segment is expected to hold the largest market share in the medical nonwoven disposables market.

The surgical nonwoven products segment accounted for the largest market share in the forecast period. The segment is sub-segmented into surgical drapes, surgical gowns, surgical caps, surgical masks, and others. Rising demand for disposable nonwoven medical supplies during surgical procedures. The increased number of accidents and trauma cases and the rising toll of critical illnesses requiring immediate surgical intervention are fuelling the growth of the surgical nonwoven disposables products market. Moreover, surgical nonwoven products are widely used in hospitals because they prevent microbe and other organism penetration and cross-contamination. Also, the surgical nonwoven goods offer water repellent and waterproof properties, ensuring the healthcare personnel's safety. Because of these characteristics and benefits, the surgical nonwoven goods segment has emerged as the market leader in the worldwide medical nonwoven disposables market.

Medical Nonwoven Disposables Market



Market CAGR


Segments Covered

By Product Type, By End-User, and By Region

Report Insights Covered

Competitive Landscape Analysis, Company Profile Analysis, Market Size, Share, Growth, Demand, Recent Developments, Mergers and acquisitions, New Product Launches, Growth Strategies, Revenue Analysis, and Other key insights.

Fastest Growing Region

Asia Pacific

Largest Market Share 

North America

Medical Nonwoven Disposables Market Geographical Analysis

North American region is expected to hold the largest market share in the global medical nonwoven disposables market.

North America dominated the global medical nonwoven disposables market in 2020. The increased awareness of hospital-acquired infections among patients and healthcare professionals has exponentially driven the demand for medical nonwoven disposable products in North America. Moreover, the high geriatric population and the increased prevalence of urinary incontinence augment the market's growth. For instance, according to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), American hospitals alone estimate that HAIs account for an estimated 1.7 million infections and 99,000 associated deaths yearly. In this, 32 percent of all healthcare-acquired infections are urinary tract infections, 22 percent are surgical site infections, 15 percent are pneumonia (lung infections), and 14 percent are bloodstream infections.

Moreover, the COVID-19 pandemic has exacerbated the threat HAIs pose to healthcare organizations, with 3.7% of hospitalized COVID-19-positive patients developing other infections in 2020. Additionally, in May 2019, Domtar Corporation added a new product line of briefs, underwear, and premium underpads, which has launched to the North American Healthcare market both in-store and online. Thus, from the above statements, the North American region accounted for the largest market share in the forecast period.

Medical Nonwoven Disposables Market Competitive Landscape

Major key players in the medical nonwoven disposables market are Ahlstrom-Munksjö Oyj, Asahi Kasei Corporation, Berry Plastics Corporation, Freudenberg Performance Materials, Georgia-Pacific LLC, Precision Fabrics Group, Inc., Domtar Corporation, First Quality Enterprises, Inc., Medtronic plc, Mölnlycke Health Care AB.

Asahi Kasei Corporation:


Asahi Kasei is a Japanese chemical giant that manufactures petrochemical products, construction materials, and health care products. The company's materials business makes basic and specialty chemicals, fibers, and electronic materials for industrial customers. Its Homes business primarily manufactures autoclaved aerated concrete panels, and insulation panels, while the Health Care unit makes pharmaceuticals and medical devices. Moreover, it manufactures prescription drugs, diagnostic reagents, and enzymes for diagnostic reagents. Centered on the operating holding company Asahi Kasei Corp. and seven core operating companies, the Asahi Kasei Group operates in the three business sectors of Material, Homes, and Health Care. The majority of its sales were generated in Japan.

Product Portfolio: 

Medical gowns & surgical drapes: Surgical drapes and gowns help in maintaining a sterile environment by acting as a form of protective barrier in surgical procedures preventing the transfer of microorganisms and pathogens between the patient and the surroundings.

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