The air pollution level is quite high, as is the prevalence of airborne infections across the world. Additionally, the number of surgeries is increasing and so is the geriatric population. Driven by these factors, the global surgical, face, and respiratory mask market is expected to grow to $15,696.2 million by 2030, from $2,141.3 million in 2019, at a 5.7 CAGR during 2020–2030 (forecast period).
Surgical, Face, and Respiratory Mask Market Segmentation
During the forecast period, surgical masks are expected to witness the higher CAGR, on account of the rising incidence of airborne diseases and surging volume of surgeries. Due to the currently raging coronavirus pandemic, the sale of such masks, to minimize the spread of this disease, is rising.
Hospitals are expected to continue leading the surgical, face, and respiratory mask market till 2030, because almost all healthcare professionals working at hospitals wear masks, as a result of the stringent regulations imposed on the medical sector.
Asia-Pacific (APAC) held the largest share in the surgical, face, and respiratory mask market in 2019, and the situation is expected to be the same in the coming years. This is ascribed to the high pollution levels and prevalence of airborne diseases, because of which individuals are wearing masks during commute. Further, the number of healthcare professionals and medical centers is also rising the region, which is boosting the sale of such personal protective equipment.
Market Players Expanding their Production Capacity for Maximum Sales
A key strategic measure being taken by the surgical, face, and respiratory mask market players is the expansion of the production capacity, in order to make the masks available to as many users as possible. For instance, in February 2020, Alpha Pro Tech Ltd. revealed that it is under the process of drastically increasing the manufacturing capacity of its N-95 particulate respirator face mask, to meet the rising demand for these products due to the COVID-19 infection, which has been designated an epidemic by the World Health Organization.
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Prestige Ameritech, 3M Company, Honeywell International Inc., Alpha Pro Tech Ltd., cleanroom.de GmbH, Kimberly-Clark Corporation, Mölnlycke Health Care AB, Medline Industries Inc., Moldex-Metric Inc., Ansell Limited, Kowa Company Ltd., Uvex Group, Foss Performance Materials, Dynarex Corporation, Makrite Industries Inc., Louis M. Gerson Company Inc., Aero Pro Co. Ltd., and Shanghai Gangkai Purification Products Co. Ltd. are the prominent global surgical, face, and respiratory mask market players.