Squeaky clean: As consumers continue to focus on healthy lifestyles, industry demand will grow

Over the five years to 2018, the Hand Sanitizer Manufacturing industry has experienced healthy growth. This growth can largely be attributed to heightened consumer health consciousness over the past five years leading to a rise in total health expenditure. However, this heightened interest in hand sanitizers has paved the way for increased competition among industry players. Operators that leveraged distribution relationships often outperformed their peers during the five-year period, since these players were able to distribute their product across the country with low up-front costs...purchase to read more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 13-18
Forecast Growth 18-23
Market Share of Companies

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • Over the next five years, operators are expected to spend more on marketing efforts
  • A heightened interest in healthy lifestyle options over the past five years has driven industry sales
  • Products that combine sanitizers and other skin products are set to grow in popularity and prevalence
  • Industry Report - Industry SWOT Analysis Chapter

    The Hand Sanitizer Manufacturing industry is in the mature stage of its life cycle as evidenced by the increased market saturation of the industry's products and high industry growth resulting from the Ebola scare in 2014 and 2015. Over the 10 years to 2023, industry value added (IVA), or the measure of the industry's contribution to the overall US economy, is expected to grow at an annualized rate of 2.0%. In comparison, the US GDP is forecast to expand at an annualized rate of 2.2% during the same 10-year period. While this growth could point to an industry in the growing phase of its life cycle, in the case of hand sanitizer manufacturers, this high IVA growth is largely due to consumer fears regarding the Ebola outbreak and other threats, such as particularly bad flu seasons. Thu...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
  • Trade is pushed to the sidelines
  • 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
  • Exports
  • 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
  • Profit
  • Purchases
  • Wages
  • Other 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
    Gojo Industries, Inc., Vi-Jon Laboratories,
  • Table: Gojo Industries, Inc. - financial performance
  • Table: Vi-Jon Laboratories - 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 (2009-2023)
  • Industry Gross Product (2009-2023)
  • Establishments (2009-2023)
  • Businesses (2009-2023)
  • Employment (2009-2023)
  • Exports (2009-2023)
  • Imports (2009-2023)
  • Wages (2009-2023)
  • Total health expenditure (2009-2023)

  • 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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