The professional hygiene market is set to progress at a CAGR of 5.10% during 2022–2030, to reach USD 23,953 million by 2030.
The rising awareness of cleanliness and hygiene at professional spaces is expected to drive the demand for a range of products that are used for this purpose. These products include sanitizers, tissues and napkins, soaps, and other disinfectants. Moreover, in present times, COVID-19 is driving the demand for hygiene products globally at hospitals, restaurants, hotels, offices, and other professional spaces.
Thus, the market has witnessed a significant growth in the sale of sanitizers and soaps due to the rising health and hygiene concerns.
Health and hygiene have become the topmost concerns since the pandemic, with sales of liquid soaps and sanitizers growing incessantly across the globe. Governments and health organizations continuously spread awareness among the public of using sanitizers and regularly washing hands to prevent the spread of infections.
In 2020, the market experienced a sudden growth in sanitizer sales due to COVID, with all professional spaces, including offices, hospitals, healthcare centers, and industrial facilities mandated to regularly disinfect the space and maintain proper hygiene.
Moreover, the ease of carriage and affordability of sanitizers are more over handwash. This, combined with their effectiveness at preventing pathogen transmission, is expected to boost the market growth. Consumers are becoming aware of the significance of hand hygiene, as it helps in maintaining overall personal and space hygiene.
Furthermore, market players are incorporating natural ingredients in liquid washes and sanitizers to prevent the skin problems caused by products containing alcohol and other chemicals. Since these natural products cater better to the preference of consumers, the market continues to grow.
Owing to the rising international tourism activities, growing hospitality sector, and increasing health awareness, the North American region held the largest market share, of more than 32%, in 2022. The rising international arrivals in the U.S. and Canada are led by the numerous international events, trade fairs, film festivals, and sports events held here, as well as their natural and cultural charm.
Additionally, the rising prevalence of healthcare-associated infections gives rise to the demand for soaps, sanitizers, and a variety of wiping and cleaning products in the healthcare sector.
Furthermore, the pandemic hit the U.S. the strongest across the globe, and the public become more concerned for and aware of proper hygiene than ever. The government played a major role in spreading awareness of keeping the hands clean and pathogen-free. For instance, the Clean Hands Count campaign of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention seeks to improve hand hygiene among healthcare providers, physicians, and patients in the country.
The most-significant professional hygiene market players are Cascades Inc., Reckitt Benckiser Group plc, Essity AB, Kimberly-Clark Corporation, Koch Industries Inc., ADDEV Materials SAS, Washroom Hygiene Concepts Pvt. Ltd., The Specialists, Professional Hygiene Ltd., and Focus Pest Control.