Squeaky clean: The Ebola scare spurred domestic and export demand growth

As total health expenditure in the United States has risen over the past five years and the fears of a potential Ebola outbreak spurred consumer interest in disinfectant products throughout 2014 and 2015, the Hand Sanitizer Manufacturing industry has experienced strong growth. The next five years will bring slower revenue growth for the industry. Disease outbreaks cannot be forecast and, in general, are not expected over the period, limiting the industry's potential for growth. Moreover, the market for hand sanitizers will likely continue to saturate, offering finite room for industry growth...purchase to read more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 11-16
Forecast Growth 16-21
Market Share of Companies

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • Heightened interest in hand sanitizers has expanded competition among producers
  • Manufacturers have benefited from a greater interest in healthy lifestyles
  • Consumer interest in healthy-living trends will continue to drive growth
  • Industry Report - Industry Key Buyers Chapter

    IBISWorld estimates that the two largest players in the Hand Sanitizer Manufacturing industry will account for an estimated 25.5% of industry revenue in 2016. Due to the lower level of concentration, there is not a high degree of price competition between domestically produced brands, with some operators having greater market power in specific markets, such as in hospitals and healthcare facilities. During the past five years, market share concentration has remained relatively stable, with the total number of industry companies declining 2.3% per year on average since 2011. IBISWorld expects the level of concentration to remain steady during the next five years as well, due to widespread market saturation...purchase to read more.

    Additional Insights for the Hand Sanitizer Manufacturing Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Hand Sanitizer Manufacturing Industry are

  • Having marketing expertise
  • Ensuring pricing policy is appropriate
  • Economies of scale
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Total health expenditure and Per capita disposable income in the Hand Sanitizer Manufacturing industry impact industry performance..

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    Table of Contents

    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Total health expenditure
  • Per capita disposable income
  • World price of crude oil
  • Trade-weighted index

  • Current Performance
  • Heightened health consciousness and convenience
  • Competitive edge
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • A continued focus on health
  • Product segment gains
  • Table: Hand Sanitizer Manufacturing Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Hand Sanitizer Manufacturing Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Supermarkets & Grocery Stores
  • Pharmacies & Drug Stores
  • Hospitals
  • Accommodation and Food Services

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Inorganic Chemical Manufacturing
  • Laminated Plastics Manufacturing
  • Organic Chemical Manufacturing
  • Plastic Bottle Manufacturing

  • Products & Services
  • Gels
  • Foams
  • Wipes
  • Sprays
  • Chart: Hand Sanitizer Manufacturing Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
  • Health consciousness and disease outbreaks
  • Aging population slows population growth
  • New products on the same shelves
  • Consumers cut back

  • Major Markets
  • Supermarkets and mass merchandisers
  • Independent retailers
  • Healthcare providers
  • Food service establishments
  • Schools and other establishments
  • Convenience stores
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Hand Sanitizer Manufacturing Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
    ProfitWagesOther expenses
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Hand Sanitizer Manufacturing

  • Basis of Competition
  • Key methods of competition
  • Intense competition in a mature market

  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Hand Sanitizer Manufacturing Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    Vi-Jon Industries, Gojo Industries, Inc.,
  • Table: Vi-Jon Industries - financial performance
  • Table: Gojo Industries, Inc. - financial performance

  • Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Hand Sanitizer Manufacturing Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

  • Technology & Systems
    Revenue Volatility
  • Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth

  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Table: Industry Data for the Hand Sanitizer Manufacturing Industry
  • Industry Revenue (2007-2021)
  • Industry Gross Product (2007-2021)
  • Establishments (2007-2021)
  • Businesses (2007-2021)
  • Employment (2007-2021)
  • Exports (2007-2021)
  • Imports (2007-2021)
  • Wages (2007-2021)
  • Total health expenditure (2007-2021)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Benzalkonium Chloride
  • A mixture of the chlorides of various organic compounds having a benzene ring attached to an ammoniated alkane; it is commonly used as a detergent, fungicide and bactericide.
  • H1n1
  • An influenza virus that was the most common cause of human influenza in 2009, causing about 17,000 deaths worldwide by the start of 2010.
  • Pandemic
  • An epidemic of infectious disease that is spreading through human populations across a large region.
  • Private Label
  • Products sold as the house brand of a particular supermarket or retail chain, rather than the specific manufacturer.
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