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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 | May 2016

On a roll: The older population will foster revenue growth, despite high input costs

IBISWorld’s Wheelchair Manufacturing market research report provides the latest industry statistics and industry trends, allowing you to identify the products and customers driving revenue growth and profitability. The industry report identifies the leading companies and offers strategic industry analysis of the key factors influencing the market.

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Market Share of Companies
Invacare Corporation Invacare Corporation market share
Sunrise Medical Inc. Sunrise Medical Inc. market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 11-16
Annual Growth 16-21
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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, fluctuations in research in development contribute to decreased revenue, as a result of the industry's reliance on advances in technology.

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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 27.7% of the industry's revenue. Invacare is the largest player, accounting for 12.8% 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 companies have acquired smaller operators 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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