Worldwide Disposable Medical Linen Market to 2025 - Featuring Medline Industries, Hygeco & Hartmann Among Others -

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The disposable medical linen market is expected to grow at a CAGR of over 6% during the period 2019-2025.

The global disposable medical linen market is majorly driven by the growing demand for safety and hygiene standards to prevent the risk of cross-contamination and infections in healthcare settings. Hospitals, diagnostic centers, and standalone clinics are the major end-users of disposable medical linens. The demand is growing from countries such as China, Japan, and India as these countries are witnessing a boom in commercial healthcare settings and the increasing shift in consumer behavior toward personal hygiene.

Besides, the growing number of surgical procedures is fueling the market growth. However, one of the main factors driving the demand growth for the disposable medical linen industry is the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), which has been designated a global pandemic by the WHO. While maintaining personal hygiene is recommended as the best remedy to prevent the spread of the virus, healthcare practitioners are insisting on the use of disposable medical linens, which has significantly increased the demand for disposable products across the globe.

Key Questions Answered:

  1. What is the growth forecast of the global disposable medical linen market size?
  2. What are the factors impacting the global hospital linen market size and growth?
  3. What are the drivers, trends, and restraints in the market?
  4. Who are the leading key players, and what are their strategies to gain market shares?
  5. What is the impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on the market?

This research report includes a detailed segmentation by product, end-user, distribution, and geography. The bed linen segment is expected to reach a revenue value of over $2 billion by 2025. The sale of bed linen in the US witnessed a spike of 101% in March 2020. As the reusability of blankets in hospitals increases laundry expenditures, the trend of opting for disposable medical blankets is growing. The growing number of hospital admissions has significantly increased the application of healthcare-associated accessories, especially disposable medical linen. Moreover, the hospital acquired infections (HAI), and low direct cross-contamination possibilities is another factor driving the application of medical linens.

In 2019, the disposable hospital linen market dominated with a share of over 53%. Hospitals are one of the prime end-users of disposable medical linen. There has been a tremendous increase in the demand for disposable hospital bed sheets around the globe. This trend is likely to prevail during the forecast period, thereby providing significant growth opportunities for vendors. Moreover, hospital linens increase the risk of cross-contamination and infections; hence the disposable hospital linen market size is expected to increase drastically in the coming years.

Disposable medical linens are primarily sold via wholesale and retail distribution channels. The channels include dealers, distributors, other retail stores, and drug stores worldwide. They are also available on e-commerce portals and online direct-to-consumer stores. Over 75% of disposable medical linens are manufactured as per the demand. Disposable bed sheets manufacturers ensure that manufacturing facilities are legitimate and follow low-cost manufacturing practices to produce price-competitive products. The products are then exported to several regions where they are sold via several distribution channels.

The global disposable medical linen market is fragmented in nature due to the presence of local and global market players. Medline and Haines are the key leading vendors in the market. The competition is based in terms of features such as quality, quantity, innovation, and price. The rapidly changing technological environment could adversely affect vendors as customers expect continual innovations and extra emphasis on hygiene and clean products.

Market Dynamics

Opportunities & Trends

  • Spike In Demand Post COVID-19
  • Rising Geriatric Population
  • Growing Fear Of Associated Risks With Reusable Linen

Growth Enablers

  • Increasing Patient Base Due To Rise In Various Diseases
  • Increased Chances Of Epidemic Or Pandemic Outbreaks
  • Rising Number Of Healthcare-Associated Infections


  • Concerns Regarding Disposal Of Waste
  • High Cost Due To Lesser Adoption Of Products
  • Increasing Labor Cost And Cost Trade-Offs

Key Company Profiles

  • Medline Industries
  • Hygeco Group
  • Hartmann Group
  • Haines
  • Cardinal Health
  • Mlnlycke Health Care (INVESTOR AB)
  • The 3M Company

Other Prominent Vendors

  • Karam Green Bags
  • INTCO Medical
  • Salius Pharma
  • Z Plus Disposable
  • Wuhan Morntrip (Xiantao Tongda Non-Woven Products)
  • Kwality Healthcare
  • Om Sai Enterprises
  • Bellcross Industries
  • Hebei Guiping Medical Equipment
  • RFI Creations
  • Erenler Medikal
  • Franz Mensch
  • Dispotech
  • Sri Vishnu Industries
  • S And T Healthcare Technologies
  • Lohmann & Rauscher
  • Halyard Health
  • Priontex
  • Medica Europe
  • AB Kronoby Fatex
  • Encompass Group
  • Healthcare Wholesale Linen
  • Narang Medical
  • Paradise Pillow
  • Hopkins Medical Products
  • Kse Suppliers
  • Atd-American
  • Plasti Surge Industries
  • Nitras Medical (Nitras Safety Products)
  • Shalex Overseas
  • Changzhou Care-De Sanitary Material

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For E.S.T Office Hours Call 1-917-300-0470
For U.S./CAN Toll Free Call 1-800-526-8630
For GMT Office Hours Call +353-1-416-8900