Disposable Gloves Market: Global Industry Trends, Share, Size, Growth, Opportunity and Forecast 2022-2027

Disposable Gloves Market: Global Industry Trends, Share, Size, Growth, Opportunity and Forecast 2022-2027

The global disposable gloves market reached a value of US$ 13.1 Billion in 2021. Looking forward, IMARC Group expects the market to reach US$ 25.6 Billion by 2027, exhibiting a CAGR of 10.92% during 2022-2027. Keeping in mind the uncertainties of COVID-19, we are continuously tracking and evaluating the direct as well as the indirect influence of the pandemic on different end use sectors. These insights are included in the report as a major market contributor.

Disposable gloves refer to single-use hand protection gloves, which help in preventing cross-contamination and minimizing contact with pathogens and other external agents like dirt and humidity. They are made from natural rubber, nitrile, vinyl, neoprene and polyethylene materials that have anti-tear properties and provide higher resistance against chemicals. Owing to these benefits, disposable gloves are increasingly being used during medical examinations, surgical procedures, food handling, chemical processes, etc. These gloves are also used for managing everyday spills and messes in and around the house.

The demand for disposable gloves has been rising across various industry verticals ranging from pharmaceutical, automotive and chemical to food and beverage, and personal care. In the healthcare industry, medical practitioners use these gloves while examining patients and performing surgical procedures to avoid cross-contamination and secure both patients and doctors from infections. These gloves are also used by tattoo artists and spa and salon executives to maintain a hygienic environment. Apart from this, the rising prevalence of several diseases and increasing awareness among consumers about safety, health and hygiene have positively influenced the growth of the market.

Several manufacturers are now integrating nitrile and latex materials to produce gloves using a triple-dip coating technique. This technology results in high glove strength, durability and effortless donning. They are also focusing on developing customized gloves, such as using an exclusive hand mold and independent thumb design that allows an anatomical fit and natural hand movement. Moreover, mergers and acquisitions (M&A) between the leading firms are providing a positive impact on the industry. For instance, Ansell Limited, an Australia-based provider of safety protection solutions, has acquired Ringers Gloves, a specialty impact glove supplier, to expand their business.

Key Market Segmentation:
IMARC Group provides an analysis of the key trends in each sub-segment of the global disposable gloves market, along with forecasts at the global and regional level from 2022-2027. Our report has categorized the market based on material type, product type, end-use and distribution channel.

Breakup by Material Type:

Natural Rubber

Breakup by Product Type:

Powdered Gloves
Powder Free Gloves

Breakup by End-Use:


Breakup by Distribution Channel:

Direct Sales
Medical Stores
Online Stores

Breakup by Region:

North America
Asia Pacific
Middle East and Africa
Latin America

Competitive Landscape:
The report has also analysed the competitive landscape of the market with some of the key players being Ansell Limited, The 3M Company, Top Glove Corporation Bhd, KIMBERLY-CLARK CORPORATION, Mölnlycke Health Care AB, Supermax Corporation Berhad, Semperit AG Holding, Rubberex Corporation Berhad, Kossan Rubber Industries Bhd, Hartalega Holdings Berhad, Dynarex Corporation, Cardinal Health, Inc., B. Braun Melsungen AG, Unigloves (UK) Limited, Smart Glove Corporation Sdn Bhd., Cypress Medical Products LLC, Microflex Corporation, and YTY Group.

IMARC Group’s latest report provides a deep insight into the global disposable gloves market covering all its essential aspects. This ranges from macro overview of the market to micro details of the industry performance, recent trends, key market drivers and challenges, SWOT analysis, Porter’s five forces analysis, value chain analysis, etc. This report is a must-read for entrepreneurs, investors, researchers, consultants, business strategists, and all those who have any kind of stake or are planning to foray into the disposable gloves market in any manner.
Key Questions Answered in This Report
1. What is the expected growth rate of the global disposable gloves market during 2022-2027?
2. What are the key factors driving the global disposable gloves market?
3. What has been the impact of COVID-19 on the global disposable gloves market?
4. What is the breakup of the global disposable gloves market based on the material type?
5. What is the breakup of the global disposable gloves market based on the product type?
6. What is the breakup of the global disposable gloves market based on the end use?
7. What are the key regions in the global disposable gloves market?
8. Who are the key players/companies in the global disposable gloves market?

1 Preface
2 Scope and Methodology
2.1 Objectives of the Study
2.2 Stakeholders
2.3 Data Sources
2.3.1 Primary Sources
2.3.2 Secondary Sources
2.4 Market Estimation
2.4.1 Bottom-Up Approach
2.4.2 Top-Down Approach
2.5 Forecasting Methodology
3 Executive Summary
4 Introduction
4.1 Overview
4.2 Key Industry Trends
5 Global Disposable Gloves Market
5.1 Market Overview
5.2 Market Performance
5.3 Impact of COVID-19
5.4 Market Breakup by Material Type
5.5 Market Breakup by Product Type
5.6 Market Breakup by End-Use
5.7 Market Breakup by Distribution Channel
5.8 Market Breakup by Region
5.9 Market Forecast
6 Market Breakup by Material Type
6.1 Natural Rubber
6.1.1 Market Trends
6.1.2 Market Forecast
6.2 Nitrile
6.2.1 Market Trends
6.2.2 Market Forecast
6.3 Vinyl
6.3.1 Market Trends
6.3.2 Market Forecast
6.4 Neoprene
6.4.1 Market Trends
6.4.2 Market Forecast
6.5 Polyethylene
6.5.1 Market Trends
6.5.2 Market Forecast
6.6 Others
6.6.1 Market Trends
6.6.2 Market Forecast
7 Market Breakup by Product Type
7.1 Powdered Gloves
7.1.1 Market Trends
7.1.2 Market Forecast
7.2 Powder Free Gloves
7.2.1 Market Trends
7.2.2 Market Forecast
8 Market Breakup by End-Use
8.1 Medical
8.1.1 Market Trends
8.1.2 Market Forecast
8.2 Non-Medical
8.2.1 Market Trends
8.2.2 Market Forecast
9 Market Breakup by Distribution Channel
9.1 Direct Sales
9.1.1 Market Trends
9.1.2 Market Forecast
9.2 Medical Stores
9.2.1 Market Trends
9.2.2 Market Forecast
9.3 Online Stores
9.3.1 Market Trends
9.3.2 Market Forecast
9.4 Others
9.4.1 Market Trends
9.4.2 Market Forecast
10 Market Breakup by Region
10.1 North America
10.1.1 Market Trends
10.1.2 Market Forecast
10.2 Europe
10.2.1 Market Trends
10.2.2 Market Forecast
10.3 Asia Pacific
10.3.1 Market Trends
10.3.2 Market Forecast
10.4 Middle East and Africa
10.4.1 Market Trends
10.4.2 Market Forecast
10.5 Latin America
10.5.1 Market Trends
10.5.2 Market Forecast
11 SWOT Analysis
11.1 Overview
11.2 Strengths
11.3 Weaknesses
11.4 Opportunities
11.5 Threats
12 Value Chain Analysis
13 Porters Five Forces Analysis
13.1 Overview
13.2 Bargaining Power of Buyers
13.3 Bargaining Power of Suppliers
13.4 Degree of Competition
13.5 Threat of New Entrants
13.6 Threat of Substitutes
14 Price Analysis
15 Competitive Landscape
15.1 Market Structure
15.2 Key Players
15.3 Profiles of Key Players
15.3.1 Ansell Limited
15.3.2 The 3M Company
15.3.3 Top Glove Corporation Bhd
15.3.4 Kimberly Clark
15.3.5 Mölnlycke Health Care AB
15.3.6 Supermax Corporation Berhad
15.3.7 Semperit AG Holding
15.3.8 Rubberex Corp. M Bhd
15.3.9 Kossan Rubber Industries Bhd.
15.3.10 Hartalega Holdings Berhad
15.3.11 Dynarex Corporation
15.3.12 Cardinal Health, Inc.
15.3.13 B. Braun Melsungen AG
15.3.14 Unigloves (UK) Limited
15.3.15 Smart Glove Corporation Sdn Bhd
15.3.16 Cypress Medical Products LLC
15.3.17 YTY Industry Holdings Berhad

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