Low levels: Stringent reimbursement rates will subdue growth in the short term

Some mass merchandisers and chain retailers, including Target and Walmart, have introduced low-cost, private-label glucose meters, which has intensified price-based competition for operators. Nevertheless, during the five years to 2016, industry revenue is expected to grow slightly. During the five years to 2021, industry revenue is forecast to grow. In 2013, the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) implemented more stringent accuracy requirements for blood glucose meters, inciting the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to update its standards in 2014. In response to more regulations, glucose meter manufacturers will contend with developing more accurate glucose meters, while also producing low-cost equipment that is accessible to many users...purchase to read more.

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

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • Demand from a growing number of diabetics has sustained growth in recent years
  • Legislative uncertainty regarding CGMs has hampered growth rates
  • As disposable income rises, more diabetics will be able to afford glucose meters
  • Industry Report - Starting a New Business Chapter

    The Glucose Meter Manufacturing industry exhibits high barriers to entry. Companies in this industry manufacture products that are heavily regulated and often patented. While patents are designed to ensure that investors recoup their research and development expenditures, it makes it arduous for new industry entrants to enter the market. In 2014, the first glucose meter was approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to be used by critically ill hospital patients, making it difficult for other industry operators to cater to this downstream market. Moreover, to remain competitive, many glucose meter manufacturers have invested in product development, namely glucose meters that require less blood and are thus less invasive, adding to barriers to entry for new industry entrants. In ...purchase to read more.

    Additional Insights for the Glucose Meter Manufacturing Industry

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

  • Access to highly skilled workforce
  • Ability to quickly adopt new technology
  • Establishment of export markets
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Number of people with private health insurance and Per capita disposable income in the Glucose Meter Manufacturing industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Glucose Meter Manufacturing Industry?

    The Glucose Meter Manufacturing industry develops and produces blood glucose meters and testing supplies that help users monitor blood glucose levels. Most manufacturers also develop other medical devices.

    Industry Products
  • Continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) systems and meters
  • Insulin delivery
  • Oral antidiabetic
  • Industry Activities
  • Diabetes market research
  • Glucose meter monitoring research and development
  • Glucose meter
  • Glucose meter accessory
  • Table of Contents

    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Number of people with private health insurance
  • Per capita disposable income
  • Federal funding for Medicare and Medicaid
  • Number of adults aged 65 and older
  • Regulation
  • Trade-weighted index
  • Healthy eating index

  • Current Performance
  • Industry landscape
  • Regulatory framework and trade
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Technology
  • International trade
  • Table: Glucose Meter Manufacturing Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Glucose Meter Manufacturing Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Specialist Doctors
  • Hospitals
  • Consumers

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Electrical Equipment Manufacturing
  • Manufacturing
  • Scientific Research & Development

  • Products & Services
  • Oral antidiabetic
  • Insulin delivery
  • Continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) systems and meters
  • Chart: Glucose Meter Manufacturing Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Individuals aged 40 to 54
  • Individuals aged 55 to 64
  • Individuals aged 65 and older
  • Individuals aged 39 and younger
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Glucose Meter Manufacturing Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Profit
  • Purchases
  • Wages
  • Other costs
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Glucose Meter Manufacturing

  • Basis of Competition
  • Internal competition
  • External competition

  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Glucose Meter Manufacturing Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    Johnson & Johnson, Roche,
  • Table: Johnson & Johnson - financial performance
  • Table: Roche - financial performance

  • Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Glucose Meter 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 Glucose Meter 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)
  • Number of adults aged 65 and older (2007-2021)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
  • Premarket notification for most devices, named for the section of the law that requires these submissions.
  • Commoditized
  • A situation where there is a lack of meaningful differentiation in the manufactured goods.
  • Lifestyle Diseases
  • Diseases that appear to increase in frequently as countries become more industrialized and people live longer. Examples include obesity, heart disease and type 2 diabetes.
  • Research And Development (R&D)
  • Creative work undertaken by a company in order to increase the stock of knowledge, which can then be applied to developing a new product or improving an existing one.
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