Completely covered: Favorable legislation and more age-related surgeries will bolster industry revenue

Over the next five years, demand for surgical apparel will increase, largely due to growth in the elderly and obese populations. Healthcare reform will allow more Americans to have healthcare coverage, resulting in more surgeries and stronger industry demand. Nevertheless, demand for industry products has been limited by low-cost imports from countries like China. During the next five years, revenue will expand modestly due to continuing favorable demographic trends and stable input prices...read more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$901m
Annual Growth 12-17
-2.4%
Forecast Growth 17-22
Profit
Employment
2,359
Businesses
52
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Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • Favorable healthcare legislation will spur demand for surgeries, bolstering the need for surgical apparel
  • Healthcare reforms will accelerate demand for medical procedures that require surgical apparel
  • As baby boomers age, industry demand will rise since older people require more surgeries
  • Industry Report - Industry Key Buyers Chapter

    The Surgical Manufacturing industry is characterized by a moderate level of market share concentration, with the top two operators, Cardinal Health and Medline Industries, anticipated to account for a combined 51.7% of total industry revenue in 2017. These companies benefit from horizontal and vertical integration, limiting growth for smaller players. Larger production capabilities also give companies greater buying power for inputs.Companies have consequently been consolidating. For example, Cardinal Health acquired Medical Concepts Development in 2012 to expand their product offerings and market share. Additionally, in 2014 Medline Industries purchased a 200-person facility from H&P Industries in Hartland, Wisconsin. Con...purchase to read more.

    Additional Insights for the Surgical Apparel Manufacturing Industry

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

  • Having contacts within key markets
  • Having a good reputation
  • Understanding government policies and their implications
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Trade-weighted index and Federal funding for Medicare and Medicaid in the Surgical Apparel Manufacturing industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Surgical Apparel Manufacturing Industry?

    This industry manufactures sterile surgical apparel such as surgical gowns, drapes, shoe covers and face masks. Surgical apparel is used to reduce the transfer of bacteria from surgical staff to the patient, while also protecting the staff from blood, urine, saline or other chemicals and bodily fluids during surgical procedures. This industry does not include apparel worn underneath protective gear, nor items sold for veterinary or laboratory use.

    Industry Products
  • Disposable gowns, drapes and packs
  • Reusable gowns, drapes and packs
  • Other disposable surgical apparel
  • Other reusable surgical apparel
  • Industry Activities
  • Manufacturing surgical gowns, drapes and packs
  • Manufacturing surgical masks, shoe covers and caps
  • Manufacturing other surgical apparel
  • Researching and developing materials and design
  • Table of Contents

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

  • Current Performance
  • Downstream demographics
  • Better insured
  • Imports and profitability
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Counting on coverage
  • Product changes
  • Imports intensify
  • Table: Surgical Apparel Manufacturing Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Surgical Apparel Manufacturing Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Primary Care Doctors
  • Specialist Doctors
  • Dentists
  • Hospitals
  • Specialty Hospitals

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Dye & Pigment Manufacturing
  • Plastic & Resin Manufacturing
  • Synthetic Fiber Manufacturing
  • Wood Pulp Mills

  • Products & Services
  • Disposable gowns, drapes and packs
  • Other disposable surgical apparel
  • Reusable gowns, drapes and packs
  • Other reusable surgical apparel
  • Chart: Surgical Apparel Manufacturing Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Nonprofit hospitals
  • Exports
  • Forprofit hospitals
  • State and local government-owned hospitals
  • Outpatient care centers
  • Educational organizations
  • Other (includes specialty hospitals and nonsurgical health practitio
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Surgical Apparel Manufacturing Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
    ProfitPurchasesWagesOther
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Surgical Apparel Manufacturing

  • Basis of Competition
  • Internal competition
  • External competition

  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Surgical Apparel Manufacturing Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    Cardinal Health Inc.Medline Industries
  • Table: Cardinal Health Inc. - financial performance
  • Table: Medline Industries - financial performance

  • Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Surgical Apparel 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 Surgical Apparel Manufacturing Industry
    Includes:
  • Industry Revenue (2008-2022)
  • Industry Gross Product (2008-2022)
  • Establishments (2008-2022)
  • Businesses (2008-2022)
  • Employment (2008-2022)
  • Exports (2008-2022)
  • Imports (2008-2022)
  • Wages (2008-2022)
  • Trade-weighted index (2008-2022)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Outpatient Care
  • Treatment that does not require an overnight stay in a hospital or medical facility.
  • Personal Protective Equipment (Ppe)
  • Any type of specialized clothing, eye shield or facial barrier that is used to protect the wearer from serious injuries or illnesses.
  • 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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