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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 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
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 Key Buyers Chapter

Industry concentration measures the extent to which major players dominate an industry. Concentration is expected to be low, with the top four major players accounting for 37.7% of the industry's revenue. Invacare is the largest player, accounting for 21.8% of revenue. The company offers a range of wheelchairs, including custom manual chairs, power wheelchairs and high-end sports and recreation products. With product diversification, this company is able to cater to many different consumer markets.

Over the past five years, larger firms have acquired smaller firms to increase their product line and customer base. Since wheelchairs are expensive durable goods, companies use innovation to spur new growth... 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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