Medical Adhesives & Sealants Manufacturing - Industry Market Research Report

Medical Adhesives & Sealants Manufacturing

Technological advancements in the Medical Adhesives and Sealants Manufacturing industry have manifested in many new products that offer alternatives to traditional methods of hemostasis and sealing wounds through sutures. These products have significant therapeutic value and aesthetic appeal, which have led to widespread use by physicians. Consequently, IBISWorld expects industry revenue to increase over the five years to 2019. Over the past five years, demand for healthcare services has increased as the number of people with private health insurance has grown and hospital revenue has steadily risen. Therefore, demand for industry products has also increased. This industry is expected to maintain its growth over the five years to 2024, as further technological advancements in the medical adhesives segment continue to gain applicability to new surgical procedures and achieve greater market penetration in the medical equipment sphere.

Operators in this industry manufacture adhesives and sealants used for sealing surgical wounds and blood vessels. Industry products also have applications in dental reconstruction and surgery, ligament fixation and joint reconstruction. Additionally, industry operators produce adhesives and sealants used in bonding medical equipment. Industrial adhesives     used in construction and other   related activities are not included       in this industry (see IBISWorld    report 32552).

This report covers the scope, size, disposition and growth of the industry including the key sensitivities and success factors. Also included are five year industry forecasts, growth rates and an analysis of the industry key players and their market shares.


  • About this Industry
  • Industry at a Glance
    • Table Key Statistics Snapshot
    • Table Revenue vs. employment growth
    • Table Products and services segmentation (2019)
    • Table Industry Structure
  • Industry Performance
    • Table Demand from hospitals
    • Table Industry revenue
    • Table Life Cycle Stage
  • Products & Markets
    • Table KEY BUYING INDUSTRIES
    • Table KEY SELLING INDUSTRIES
    • Table Products and services segmentation (2019)
    • Table Major market segmentation (2019)
    • Table Industry trade balance
    • Table Exports To ...
    • Table Business Locations 2019
    • Table Distribution of establishments vs. population
  • Competitive Landscape
    • Table Sector vs. Industry Costs
    • Table Barriers to Entry checklist
    • Table Trade Globalization
  • Major Companies
    • Table Major Players
    • Table 3M Company (US industry-specific segment) - financial performance*
    • Table Baxter International Inc. (US industry-specific segment) - financial performance*
    • Table Johnson & Johnson (US industry-specific segment) - financial performance*
  • Operating Conditions
    • Table Capital Intensity
    • Table Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success
    • Table Volatility vs. growth
  • Key Statistics
    • Table Industry Data
    • Table Annual Change
    • Table Key Ratios
  • Jargon & Glossary

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