Global Nitrile Gloves Market Size, Trends & Analysis with Covid-19 Impact - Forecasts To 2026 By Type (Powdered, Powder-free), By End-User (Healthcare, Chemical, Construction, Food processing, Others), By Region (North America, Europe, Asia Pacific and Rest of the World), Vendor Landscape, End User Landscape and Company Market Share Analysis & Competitor Analysis
Nitrile Gloves Market Insights
The global nitrile gloves market is estimated to witness a significant CAGR during the forecast period (2020-2026). Nitrile gloves are rubber gloves and they are resistant to puncture, and have a long shelf life relative to latex gloves. Nitrile gloves are used primarily for medical and non-medical purposes to help individuals prevent contamination. The increase in incidence of chronic diseases along with growing demand for surgical interventions are some of the factors driving the market during the forecast period. Moreover, the growing number of diagnostic laboratories are driving market growth for nitrile gloves. Furthermore, the growth in awareness of hygiene and safety among patients and healthcare providers are also expected to propel the market growth. However, fluctuations in prices of raw materials are likely to hamper the market growth over the coming years.
Nitrile Gloves Market Size: By Type
Based on type, the global nitrile gloves market is segmented into powdered, and powder-free. The powder-free segment is expected to grow at a high CAGR during the forecast period due to the increasing health concern regarding the use of powdered gloves. Non-powdered gloves undergo a chlorination procedure that helps make them less shape-fitting and avoid using powder for easy dressing and removal. These gloves are more expensive than powdered gloves.
Nitrile Gloves Market Size: By End-User
Based on the end-user, the global nitrile gloves market is segmented into healthcare, chemical, construction, and food processing, among others. The healthcare segment is expected to hold the largest market share during the forecast period. The increasing investments in healthcare infrastructure along with the growing demand for nitrile gloves in dental, medical, and veterinary applications are driving the market growth. Moreover, the increase in demand for examination gloves for testing and examination purposes used by frontline healthcare staff is also driving the market growth.
Nitrile Gloves Market Size: By Region
Based on the region, the global nitrile gloves market is segmented into North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Central & South America, and Middle East & Africa. Europe is expected to hold the largest market share during the forecast period. The increasing number of occupational injuries along with growing requirement for these gloves in various industries including chemicals, and oil and gas, among others, is driving the market growth. Furthermore, the North America region is expected to grow at a high CAGR during the forecast period. The increasing prevalence of infection such as nosocomial infections and increased number of day for hospital stays are some of the major factors driving the market growth in the region.
Nitrile Gloves Market Share & Competitor Analysis
Some of the key players operating in the nitrile gloves market include: Halyard, HighTech Conversions Inc., Renco Corporation, Reflexx S.p.A., Shield Scientific, Ansell LTD., Dynarex Corporation, Cardinal Health, Inc., Kossan Rubber Industries ltd, Superior Gloves, TG Medical Inc, Rubberex, Top Glove Corporation Berhad, United Glove Inc., and The Glove Company, among others.
Please note: This is not an exhaustive list of companies profiled in the report.
In November 2019, Ansell Ltd. signed a partnership agreement with ProGlove to develop smart and technology enabled safety equipment.
Nitrile Gloves Market: By Type
Nitrile Gloves Market: By End-User
Nitrile Gloves Market: By Region
The global Nitrile Gloves Market has been studied from the year 2017 till 2026. However, the CAGR provided in the report is from the year 2018 to 2026. The research methodology involved three stages: Desk research, Primary research, and Analysis & Output from the entire research process.
The desk research involved a robust background study which meant referring to paid and unpaid databases to understand the market dynamics; mapping contracts from press releases; identifying the key players in the market, studying their product portfolio, competition level, annual reports/SEC filings & investor presentations; and learning the demand and supply side analysis for the Nitrile Gloves Market.
The primary research activity included telephonic conversations with more than 50 tier 1 industry consultants, distributors, and end-use product manufacturers.
Finally, based on the above thorough research process, an in-depth analysis was carried out considering the following aspects: market attractiveness, current & future market trends, market share analysis, SWOT analysis of the companies and customer analytics.
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