This report forecasts global demand in 2020 for medical apparel and textiles by product and major world region in US dollars at the manufacturers' level. Product segments include: surgical and patient gowns, surgical drapes, face masks, other nonwoven disposables, examination gloves, surgical gloves, and laboratory gloves. Major world regions include North America, Western Europe, Asia/Pacific, and all other regions. World regions are segmented by product category as follows: nonwoven medical disposables and medical and laboratory gloves.
To illustrate historical trends, world, product, and regional demand (including product category segments) are provided for 2005, 2010, and 2015. A Global Overview and Forecasts section defines products, discusses market drivers and constraints, identifies substitute products when applicable, and assesses the impact of key drivers and constraints on each product segment over the forecast period. A Regional Segmentation and Forecasts section provdes pertinent background on product demand within each region.
Further analysis includes an Industry Structure section, which surveys the supply base and profiles the leading firms competing in the global market. An introductory Highlights section summarizes key findings from this 30-page report, and a Resources section lists contributing sources as well as resources available for further research.