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, healthcare reform is expected to negatively affect public healthcare spending as the excise tax on wheelchairs adversely affects industry operators' revenue.
This industry manufactures manual and powered wheelchairs and powered scooters.
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.