Status : Published Published On : Oct, 2021 Report Code : VRHC1236 Industry : Healthcare Available Format : Page : 190

Germany Disposable Gloves Market – Analysis and Forecast (2021-2027)

Industry Insight by Product (Powdered-Free and Powdered), by Material (Neoprene, Nitrile, Polyethylene, Natural Rubber, Vinyl, and Others), by Application (Non-Medical and Medical & Healthcare), and Geography (U.S., Canada, Germany, U.K., France, China, Japan, India, and Rest of the World)

Industry Overview

Germany disposable gloves market is anticipated to grow from USD 1 billion in 2020 to USD 2.8 billion in 2027, registering a CAGR of 19.3% during the forecast period 2021-2027. Germany's disposable gloves market is growing at a significant pace due to the adoption in various industrial verticals such as chemical industries, food industries, medical equipment, etc. Moreover, the European Union (EU) has introduced several norms about workers, safety, and standardization of PPE kits during the COVID-19 pandemic resulting in bolstering the demand for disposable gloves market In Germany. Disposable gloves are considered one of the most important categories for personal safety in various industries and sectors. The disposable gloves should offer convenience, comfort, value, and proven performance. 

The COVID-19 pandemic has caused an impact on the disposable gloves market. There are a lot of disruptions in the supply chain halting the production and fall in demand. However medical disposable gloves market demand has triggered owing to personal safety and health among people.

Market Segmentation

Insight by Product

Based on the product, Germany disposable gloves market is bifurcated into powder-free and powdered segments. Amongst these segments, the powder-free segment is anticipated to contribute the largest revenue by 2027 as it is an exquisite substitute for people whose skin is sensitive and allergic to powder and causes skin irritation. Moreover, the processed products will not be at risk as it is not contaminated by powder. Also, powdered free segment growth is attributed to the use of stringent hygienic measures by food regulatory authorities of Germany.

Insight by Material

Based upon the material, the German disposable gloves market is categorized into neoprene, nitrile, polyethylene, natural rubber, vinyl, and others. Of all these segments, the nitrile segment is expected to witness a high CAGR during the forecast period. Nitrile gloves are used in diverse applications as it involves low cost, are frictionless, highly resistant to chemicals, comfort, having a longer shelf life, and are highly puncture resistant. Also, neoprene and polyethylene segments have gained traction in the German disposable gloves market owing to their cost-effectiveness, protection against barriers, and can fit comfortably on hands.

Insight by Application

Based on the application, Germany's disposable gloves market is divided into non-medical and medical & healthcare. Amongst these segments, the medical & healthcare segment is expected to witness larger revenue during the forecast period due to the rising health & hygienic standards, rising penetration of synthetic medical gloves, rising prevalence of COVID-19 crisis, and an increasing number of surgeries is likely to boost the demand for medical disposable gloves, resulting in the increase in production of disposable gloves market in Germany. Furthermore, technological development in glove manufacturing like using moisturizing agents for easy donning, antimicrobial technology, and manufacture of textured gloves will help in bolstering the demand and production of disposable gloves in Germany.

Industry Dynamics

Industry Trends

The rising adoption of disposable gloves in food service, medical applications, salons, agriculture, construction, manufacturing, transportation, and healthcare domain is the key trend that is bolstering the growth of the disposable gloves market in Germany.   

Growth Drivers

Disposable gloves are acting as a shield to protect healthcare professionals again infectious or contagious diseases. The rising demand in the medical and healthcare sector as a result of the COVID-19 outbreak, stringent government regulations about workplace safety and security, rising adoption in different industries, maintaining product quality, mounting popularity of customized disposable gloves, and growing industrial landscape owing to globalization and competition among vendors will fuel the growth of disposable gloves market in Germany. Thus, disposable gloves provide an additional layer on the skin which further protects it against any unwanted elements and increasing the demand and production of disposable gloves market in Germany.

Challenges

The price volatility of raw materials, the toxic reaction produced by gloves, the availability of low-cost products, and competitive prices from local manufacturers are the factors that are expected to hinder the disposable gloves market in Germany during the forecast period.

Opportunities

The presence of industrial players in Germany like Nestle, Cargill, Dr. Oetker Group, etc., which are engaged in the manufacturing of food and beverage products are anticipated to provide opportunities for the manufacturers of disposable gloves to have their presence in the region and collaborate to provide boost their revenue. The rising workplace safety awareness and rising scope in the lucrative emerging countries are anticipated to create tremendous growth opportunities for the industrial players in the German disposable gloves market. Moreover, the rising investment in healthcare infrastructure owing to the growing demand for outpatient care, ambulatory care, and EMS in Europe will create opportunities for growth in the German disposable gloves market.

Geographic Overview

The rising incidences of infectious and contagious diseases, rising healthcare expenditure, high consumption of medical disposable gloves, and presence of global and small-scale local vendors and suppliers will propel the growth of the disposable gloves market in Germany. Moreover, many companies’ headquarters, design and testing labs, and logistical centers are in Germany.

Competitive Insight

The industry players are focus on expanding their production capacities, growing R&D expenditure, and strategic partnerships with local distributors will help in establishing a footprint in the German disposable gloves market.

HARTMANN GROUP having its headquarters in Germany is a leading European provider of system solutions for medical application and care has become an official hygiene partner of the Allianz Arena in Munich.

Some of the key players operating in the Germany Disposable gloves market: Top Glove Corporation Berhad, B. Braun Melsungen AG, Semperit AG Holding, Kimberly Clark, Hartalega Holdings Berhad, Ansell Limited, Paul Hartmann AG, and Molnycke Health Care AB.

Frequently Asked Questions

The powder-free segment is anticipated to contribute the largest revenue by 2027 in Germany's disposable gloves market.
Germany disposable gloves market is anticipated to grow from USD 1 billion in 2020 to USD 2.8 billion in 2027, registering a CAGR of 19.3% during the forecast period 2021-2027.
The rising demand in the medical and healthcare sector as a result of the COVID-19 outbreak, stringent government regulations about workplace safety and security are the drivers in the Germany disposable gloves market.
The price volatility of raw materials, the toxic reaction produced by gloves, the availability of low-cost products, and competitive prices from local manufacturers are the challenges faced by the disposable gloves market in Germany.
Some of the key players operating in the Germany Disposable gloves market: Top Glove Corporation Berhad, B. Braun Melsungen AG, Semperit AG Holding, Kimberly Clark, Hartalega Holdings Berhad, Ansell Limited, Paul Hartmann AG, and Molnycke Health Care AB.

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Germany Disposable Gloves Market