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Wheelchair Manufacturing in the US: Market Research Report

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Wheelchair Manufacturing Market Research Report | Life Sciences | Medical Supplies | Jun 2014

On a roll: The older population will foster revenue growth, despite high input costs

The Wheelchair Manufacturing market research report provides key industry analysis and industry statistics, measures market size, analyzes current and future industry trends and shows market share for the industry’s largest companies. IBISWorld publishes the largest collection of industry reports so you can see an industry’s supply chain, economic drivers and key buyers and markets.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
Invacare Corporation Invacare Corporation market share
Sunrise Medical Inc. Sunrise Medical Inc. market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$883m
Annual Growth 09-14
2.5%
Annual Growth 14-19
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Profit
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Employment
2,430
Businesses
141
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

Favorable demographic changes will benefit the industry, with demand for wheelchairs growing as a result of a greater need among older baby boomers. While input costs will remain high, they will not shift as drastically as in the previous five-year period. Nevertheless, healthcare reform is expected to negatively affect public healthcare spending as the excise tax on wheelchairs adversely affects industry operators' revenue.... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Starting a New Business Chapter

The threat of new entrants into the Wheelchair Manufacturing industry is moderate. Often, companies that enter the industry have already developed durable medical equipment and want to diversify their product line.

Patents

In this industry, most medical supplies are manufactured under patents. This aspect acts as a barrier to entry into certain markets where patented products exist. Firms entering the industry need to either acquire a company that holds a patent or engage in costly R&D activity to manufacture a product that can compete without infringing upon their competitors' intellectual property.

Costs

The cost of insurance against product liability claims may also deter entry to the industry... purchase to read more

 


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What is the Wheelchair Manufacturing Industry?

This industry manufactures manual and powered wheelchairs and powered scooters.

Industry Products
Manual wheelchairsPowered wheelchairsPowered scootersWheelchair repair servicesWheelchair accessories
 
Industry Activities
Fabricating wheelchairs and wheelchair accessoriesResearch and developmentMarketing and distribution


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