North America Medical Clothing Market, By Product (Professional Apparel, Patient Apparel, Specialty Apparel, First Aid Clothing, Wraps and Towels, Others), Usage (Reusable and Disposable), End User (Hospitals, Specialty Clinics, Ambulatory Centres, Home Care Settings, Research & Clinical Laboratories and Others), Distribution Channel (Direct Tender, Retail Sales, Third Party Distributor, Others) – Industry Trends and Forecast to 2029
Market Analysis and Size
Scrubs for doctors are frequently provided to hospitals by medical clothing vendors. Patients' apparel is also included in the medical attire and is composed of cotton for comfort and practicality. To enter a hospital, a medical practitioner must dress appropriately.
Data Bridge Market Research analyses that the medical clothing market which was USD 94.3 billion in 2021, would rocket up to USD 179.78 billion by 2029, and is expected to undergo a CAGR of 8.4% during the forecast period 2022 to 2029. In addition to the market insights such as market value, growth rate, market segments, geographical coverage, market players, and market scenario, the market report curated by the Data Bridge Market Research team also includes in-depth expert analysis, patient epidemiology, pipeline analysis, pricing analysis, and regulatory framework.
Report Scope and Market Segmentation
2022 to 2029
2020 (Customizable to 2014 - 2019)
Revenue in USD Billion, Volumes in Units, Pricing in USD
Product (Professional Apparel, Patient Apparel, Specialty Apparel, First Aid Clothing, Wraps & Towels, Others), Usage (Reusable and Disposable), End User (Hospitals, Specialty Clinics, Ambulatory Centres, Home Care Settings, Research & Clinical Laboratories and Others), Distribution Channel (Direct Tender, Retail Sales, Third Party Distributor, Others)
U.S., Canada and Mexico in North America
Market Players Covered
Cardinal Health, Inc. (U.S.), Mölnlycke Health Care AB (Sweden), 3M (U.S.), Smith+Nephew (U.K.), Ansell Ltd. (Australia), Superior Group of Companies (U.S.), Semperit AG Holding (Austria), Henry Schein, Inc. (U.S.), Narang Medical Ltd. (India), Healing Hands (New Jersey), BARCO UNIFORMS (U.S.), CHEROKEE UNIFORMS (U.S.), Aramark Uniform & Career Apparel (U.S.), Carhartt, Inc. (U.S.), LynkTrac Technologies LLC (U.S.), Owens & Minor, Inc. (U.S.), Prestige Medical (C.A.), Landau Uniforms (U.S.), Medline Industries, Inc. (U.S.)
Scrubs are the attire worn by those working in hospitals. Scrubs for doctors, nurses, and medical workers come in various styles. Doctors are health care providers who work in hospitals. They must dress in neat, sanitary attire. A doctor's attire should be practical and available at all times.
Medical Clothing Market Dynamics
- Rise in chronic diseases
The research of the rise in this prevalent and expensive long-term health issue is influenced by social behaviour changes and an ageing population. Long-term health issues will raise the number of patients visiting hospitals and clinics, which could directly increase the market for medical apparel. Decent quality medical apparel, such as gloves, masks, and coats will be used to provide a good and hygienic medical treatment, which will grow the market and demand in the future.
- Increase in the population of elderly people
Longer life expectancies have led to a steady rise in the population of adults 60 and older. The prevalence of chronic diseases is maximum in the elderly, which drives up demand for medical apparel. By 2050, there will be 1.5 billion older people worldwide, up from 750 million in 2021. The market for medical garments will see an increase in demand as a result in the upcoming years.
- Incidence of zoonotic illnesses rising
Zoonotic infections are those that spread spontaneously from animals to people and vice versa. These illnesses can be spread either directly through direct contact with infected people or animals or through the consumption of tainted food and water that has been exposed to the pathogen during preparation. Over 75% of newly emerging infectious diseases in humans have animal origins. In January 2020, a coronavirus was responsible for the pandemic epidemic. This virus was labelled a public health emergency of international concern and is thought to have come from bats or snakes. The need for medical clothes is anticipated to increase as the prevalence of infectious diseases rises.
Medical wearables are using the most recent advancements in technology, including A.I., to identify abnormal physiological states and alert the appropriate parties. The development of the medical apparel industry may benefit from opportunities provided by technology. Additionally, during the projection period, there will be more chances for the growth of the medical apparel market due to the rising number of service providers and expanding markets.
- Rigid government regulations
Medical devices include scrubs, gloves, masks, and gowns, all of which need FDA approval. They are often made to meet levels of protection ranging from minimal risk to high risk, depending on the dangers involved. The clearance of medical apparel is subject to a number of stringent requirements, including infection resistance, tensile strength, tear resistance, and barrier levels. The manufacturing of the product is made more expensive by these stringent regulations and permits, which may impede market expansion.
This medical clothing market report provides details of new recent developments, trade regulations, import-export analysis, production analysis, value chain optimization, market share, impact of domestic and localized market players, analyses opportunities in terms of emerging revenue pockets, changes in market regulations, strategic market growth analysis, market size, category market growths, application niches and dominance, product approvals, product launches, geographic expansions, technological innovations in the market. To gain more info on the medical clothing market contact Data Bridge Market Research for an Analyst Brief, our team will help you take an informed market decision to achieve market growth.
COVID-19 Impact on Medical Clothing Market
The healthcare industry has entirely shifted its focus to patient care as a result of the rising number of COVID-19 cases in different parts of the world. The primary goal is to lessen the virus's effects, and vigorous government efforts to promote safety and hygiene have led to substantial investments in medical gear. For instance, China declared in April 2020 that it will increase mask production to 116 million per day, or 12 times the pre-pandemic level. The COVID-19 virus outbreak has opened up a number of opportunities for players and producers in the global medical apparel market. The demand for medical-grade PPE gloves, masks, and kits has increased recently, pushing the medical clothing industry.
- In July 2020 due to the rising need for PPE, Herida Healthcare teamed together with North Tees, Hartlepool Solutions, and the NHS to manufacture extremely sterile medical gowns.
North America Medical Clothing Market Scope
The medical clothing market is segmented on the basis of product, usage, distribution channel, and end-user. The growth amongst these segments will help you analyze meagre growth segments in the industries and provide the users with a valuable market overview and market insights to help them make strategic decisions for identifying core market applications.
- Professional Apparel
- Patient Apparel
- Specialty Apparel
- First Aid Clothing
- Wraps and Towels
- Specialty Clinics
- Ambulatory Centres
- Home Care Settings
- Research and Clinical Laboratories
- Direct Tender
- Retail Sales
- Third Party Distributor
Medical Clothing Market Regional Analysis/Insights
The medical clothing market is analysed and market size insights and trends are provided by country, product, usage, distribution channel, and end-user as referenced above.
The countries covered in the medical clothing market report are U.S., Canada and Mexico in North America.
U.S. is dominating in the market and leading the growth due to increased presence of key market players in the region.
The country section of the report also provides individual market impacting factors and changes in regulation in the market domestically that impacts the current and future trends of the market. Data points like down-stream and upstream value chain analysis, technical trends and porter's five forces analysis, case studies are some of the pointers used to forecast the market scenario for individual countries. Also, the presence and availability of global brands and their challenges faced due to large or scarce competition from local and domestic brands, impact of domestic tariffs and trade routes are considered while providing forecast analysis of the country data.
Competitive Landscape and Medical Clothing Market Share Analysis
The medical clothing market competitive landscape provides details by competitor. Details included are company overview, company financials, revenue generated, market potential, investment in research and development, new market initiatives, global presence, production sites and facilities, production capacities, company strengths and weaknesses, product launch, product width and breadth, application dominance. The above data points provided are only related to the companies' focus related to medical clothing market.
Some of the major players operating in the medical clothing market are:
- Cardinal Health, Inc. (U.S.)
- Mölnlycke Health Care AB (Sweden)
- 3M (U.S.)
- Smith+Nephew (U.K.)
- Ansell Ltd. (Australia)
- Superior Group of Companies (U.S.)
- Semperit AG Holding (Austria)
- Henry Schein, Inc. (U.S.)
- Narang Medical Ltd. (India)
- Healing Hands (New Jersey)
- BARCO UNIFORMS (U.S.)
- CHEROKEE UNIFORMS (U.S.)
- Aramark Uniform & Career Apparel (U.S.)
- Carhartt, Inc. (U.S.)
- LynkTrac Technologies LLC (U.S.)
- Owens & Minor, Inc. (U.S.)
- Prestige Medical (C.A.)
- Landau Uniforms (U.S.)
- Medline Industries, Inc. (U.S.)