Sunscreen Manufacturing in the US: Market Research Report

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Sunscreen Manufacturing Market Research Report | Consumer Goods & Services | Cosmetics & Personal Care Manufacturing | Oct 2015

Bright side: Economic recovery and rising skin cancer rates will underpin industry performance

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
Bayer AG Bayer AG market share
Edgewell Edgewell market share
Johnson & Johnson Johnson & Johnson market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 10-15
Annual Growth 15-20
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

Increasing consumer awareness regarding the dangers of excessive UVA and UVB exposure has worked in the industry's favor by boosting demand for sun-protection products. Therefore, sun-protection products have become increasingly popular over the past five years. The future looks bright for the Sunscreen Manufacturing industry. The industry's performance over the next five years will be underpinned by growing per capita disposable income and heightened demand from drugstores. The proliferation of products such as cosmetics that contain sunscreen, however, will limit growth.... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Investment Chapter

The Sunscreen Manufacturing industry exhibits a high level of capital intensity, with $0.48 spent on capital for every dollar spent on labor. Depreciation is higher than the manufacturing sector's average because of extensive research and development efforts designed to formulate sunscreens that offer improved protection and longer protection times while adhering to Food and Drug Administration standards. As a result, a variety of lab equipment is required for testing and analysis purposes. These expenses help drive up depreciation costs and contribute to the industry's high level of capital intensity. Capital intensity is projected to remain high as standards for sunscreen formulas continue to change at the Federal level... 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. 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 sun amplification products.

Industry Products
Under 15 SPF15 SPFOver 15 SPF
Industry Activities
Manufacturing sunblock Manufacturing sunscreenManufacturing sun protection sprays

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