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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

IBISWorld’s Wheelchair Manufacturing market research report offers insightful industry analysis and research into the market at the national level. IBISWorld’s in-depth industry market research is presented in a logical and consistent format. The industry report contains key industry statistics, market size, industry trends, and growth and profit forecasts for a 5-year outlook period.

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 - Industry SWOT Analysis Chapter

The Wheelchair Manufacturing industry is in the growth phase of its life cycle, with growth outpacing US GDP growth. Over the 10 years to 2019, industry valued added, or the value that the industry adds to the overall economy, is forecast to increase by 3.1% per year on average. In comparison, US GDP is anticipated to expand at an average annual rate of 2.5% during the same period.

One key characteristic of a growing industry is technological change. Since wheelchairs are expensive products, consumers are more willing to purchase a new chair if there have been major improvements that will make their daily life easier. Additionally, users can increasingly find custom-made and high-performance wheelchairs as well as accessories... 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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