Global demand for disposable medical supplies will increase 5.6 percent annually through 2014, with developed countries accounting for nearly three-fourths of the market. Wound management supplies will remain the top-selling group while diagnostic and laboratory disposables grow the fastest.
This study analyzes the $125 billion world disposable medical supply industry. It presents historical demand data for the years 1999, 2004 and 2009, and forecasts for 2014 and 2019 by raw material, product (e.g., wound management supplies, nonwovens, diagnostic and laboratory disposables, drug delivery devices, catheters, surgical disposables, sterilization supplies, gloves), world region and for 14 countries.
The study also considers market environment factors, details industry structure, evaluates company market share and profiles 34 industry competitors, including Johnson & Johnson, Covidien and Becton Dickinson.