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Medical Face Mask Market (Mask Type - Respirators, and Surgical Mask; Distribution Channel - Online Pharmacies, Retail Pharmacies, Medical Stores, and Others; End User - Medical Practitioners, Healthcare Professionals, Industrial Workers, and Others): Global Industry Analysis, Trends, Size, Share and Forecasts to 2026

  • Published : June, 2021

  • Rep Id : HC08685

  • Category : Healthcare & Medical Devices

  • Status : Published

A recent report published by Infinium Global Research on medical face mask market provides an in-depth analysis of segments and sub-segments in the global as well as regional medical face mask market. The study also highlights the impact of drivers, restraints, and macro indicators on the global and regional medical face mask market over the short term as well as long term. The report is a comprehensive presentation of trends, forecast and dollar values of the global medical face mask market. According to the report, the global medical face mask market was approximately worth USD 2.3 billion in 2020 and is expected to reach USD 3.8 billion by 2026, growing with a CAGR of 8.5% over the forecast period of 2020-2026.


Market Insight

Medical face masks are a type of personal protective equipment. The main objective of a medical face mask is to cover the mouth and nose thus preventing the entry of infectious viruses and bacteria through them. The wearer is also protected from harmful liquid contaminant and airborne particles. These face masks come in different shapes and sizes. Medical face masks can be made of different materials such as cotton, cloth, and other materials. Most medical practitioners mostly prefer cotton masks as they have super absorbing capabilities. The medical face masks have a different composition of layers depending upon the nature of use. Medical face masks are mostly used by doctors, healthcare professionals, and also by industrial workers to some extent.

 

The cases of infectious diseases are rising across the world. The pandemics and epidemics such as COVID-19, Swine Flu among them. Therefore, the demand for medical face masks has grown in the market. Some of the infectious diseases such as Anthrax, Influenza, and Chickenpox are airborne diseases. The surgeries and surgical operations are rapidly growing around the world. Surgical face masks are thus widely used during surgeries. These face masks protect the surgeon from viruses and bacteria as well as harmful liquids and substances during surgical operations. Therefore, their demand is increasing. These are two major factors that are driving the market. The third factor that is driving the market is the affordability of these medical face masks. Though their importance as safety measures is high yet these lifesaving masks are relatively cheap and are available at low prices. Thus, their adoption is widespread and is constantly increasing. The only factor that is restraining the market is the huge gap in demand and supply of medical face masks. Over frequent intervals of time, the demand in the market suddenly spikes up to which it becomes difficult for manufacturers to supply the stock in the same manner. New opportunities in the market are set to arise in the market it new and innovative product launches are expected as well as due to constant R&D activities in the market.

 

North America is expected to be the leading region in the market. Asia-Pacific is expected to be the fastest-growing region over the forecast years. The number of medical practitioners and medical professions is high in the region. Also, the medical industry and infrastructure are matured and highly advanced. The surgical operations are carried out in huge numbers. Therefore medical face masks are widely used in the region. Due to a higher standard of living and income, the rate of cosmetic and plastic surgeries is high. The number of medical practitioners and healthcare professionals is continuously growing in the Asia-Pacific region. The precedence level of infectious diseases is high in the region. The medical mask manufacturers are also growing in number in Asia-Pacific.

 

Segment Covered

The report on the global medical face mask market covers segments such as mask type, distribution channel, and end user. On the basis of mask type, the sub-markets include respirators, and surgical mask. On the basis of distribution channel, the sub-markets include online pharmacies, retail pharmacies, medical stores, and others. On the basis of end user, the sub-markets include medical practitioners, healthcare professionals, industrial workers, and others.

 

Companies Profiled:

The report provides profiles of the companies in the market such as 3M Company, Thermo Fisher Scientific company, Medline Industries Inc., The Medicom Group, Ansell Ltd., Cardinal Health, Inc., Kimberly-Clark, Alpha Pro Tech, Ltd., Jiande Chaomei Daily Chemicals Co., Ltd., and Makrite.

 

Report Highlights:

The report provides deep insights into the demand forecasts, market trends, and micro and macro indicators. In addition, this report provides insights into the factors that are driving and restraining the growth in this market. Moreover, The IGR-Growth Matrix analysis given in the report brings an insight into the investment areas that existing or new market players can consider. The report provides insights into the market using analytical tools such as Porter's five forces analysis and DRO analysis of the medical face mask market. Moreover, the study highlights current market trends and provides forecast from 2020-2026. We also have highlighted future trends in the market that will affect the demand during the forecast period. Moreover, the competitive analysis given in each regional market brings an insight into the market share of the leading players.


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