This industry has a healthy future ahead, as the aging population will continue to require medical devices and supplies. Furthermore, rising obesity and diabetes rates have boosted the need for devices that address these health issues. Additionally, increased spending on health from public and private sectors will bolster industry demand. In the next five years, firms will be threatened by greater taxes on their main products, but overall revenue will still rise.
This industry primarily researches, develops and produces nonelectronic medical, surgical, dental and veterinary instruments and apparatus, such as syringes, anesthesia apparatus, blood transfusion equipment, catheters, surgical clamps and medical thermometers. The industry does not manufacture electromedical and electrotherapeutic apparatus, laboratory instruments, X-ray apparatus, nonmedical thermometers or ophthalmic goods (such as contact lenses and eyeglasses).
The report covers the scope, size, disposition and growth of the industry including the key sensitivities and success factors. Also included are five year industry forecast, growth rates and an analysis of the industry key players and their market shares.