Sunscreen Manufacturing in the US: Market Research Report

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Sunscreen Manufacturing Market Research Report | Consumer Goods & Services | Cosmetics & Personal Care Manufacturing | Jul 2014

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

IBISWorld’s Sunscreen Manufacturing market research report provides the latest industry statistics and industry trends, allowing you to identify the products and customers driving revenue growth and profitability. The industry report identifies the leading companies and offers strategic industry analysis of the key factors influencing the market.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
Bayer AG Bayer AG market share
Energizer Holdings Inc. Energizer Holdings Inc. market share
Johnson & Johnson Johnson & Johnson market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 09-14
Annual Growth 14-19
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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 is characterized by a high level of capital intensity, with $0.47 spent on capital for every dollar spent on labor. In 2014, wages are estimated to account for 6.6% of total industry revenue. Comparatively, depreciation, which reflects capital investment, is estimated to total 3.1%. 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... 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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