Sunscreen Manufacturing in the US: Market Research Report

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Sunscreen Manufacturing Market Research Report | Consumer Goods & Services | Cosmetics & Personal Care Manufacturing | Nov 2012

Sunny outlook: Sunscreen's essential nature and high skin cancer rates have kept growth strong

IBISWorld’s Sunscreen Manufacturing market research report can be used to help you: understand market size and growth potential; major companies; draft business plans and pitch books; and conduct benchmarking and SWOT analysis. Our industry analysis highlights macro industry trends in the overall sector and micro trends faced by companies that do business in the industry. The industry report also provides key industry statistics and 5-year forecasts to anticipate future industry prospects so you can decide with confidence.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
Energizer Holdings Inc. Energizer Holdings Inc. market share
Johnson & Johnson Johnson & Johnson market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 07-12
Annual Growth 12-17
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The increasingly essential nature of sunscreen has been a boon for the Sunscreen Manufacturing industry. Because of consumers' growing penchant to purchase sunscreen, downstream demand from drugstores and other retailers has remained resilient. The five years to 2017 are promising for the Sunscreen Manufacturers industry. Consumers' growing spending power will allow shoppers to buy more and higher-priced sun protection products, increasing downstream demand from retailers. Still, rising import penetration and the industry's impeding saturation, will push up competition for existing players.... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry SWOT Analysis Chapter

The Sunscreen Manufacturing industry is in the growth stage of its life cycle, indicated by its increasing contribution to the US economy. Over the 10 years to 2017, industry value added (IVA), which measures the industry's contribution to the economy, is forecast to grow at an average annual rate of 4.1%. Meanwhile, US GDP is only anticipated to grow 1.8% per year on average, highlighting the industry's growing importance within the economy.

The increasing number of industry participants also indicates a growth life cycle stage. Even during the recession, operators entered the industry due to rising demand for sun-protection products. Over the five years to 2012, the number of industry establishments has grown at an annualized rate of 5.8% to 61... purchase to read more


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What is the Sunscreen Manufacturing Industry?

Manufacturers in this industry prepare, blend, compound and package sun protection products, including those that have a sun protection factor but are not marketed as sunscreen (e.g. moisturizers). Sunscreen comes in lotion, cream, spray or other topical applications and is used to protect the skin from the sun’s harmful rays, limiting sunburns and helping prevent skin cancer. This industry does not include revenue generated through the manufacture of sun amplification products.

Industry Products
Makeup with SPFBeach and sport sunscreensMoisturizers with SPFLip balms with SPF
Industry Activities
Manufacturing make-up with SPFManufacturing beach and sport sunscreensManufacturing moisturizers with SPFManufacturing lip balms with SPF

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