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Outlook on the Face Mask Global Market to 2026 - Featuring BYD Company, Prestige Ameritech and 3M Among Others

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Dublin, Oct. 26, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The "Face Mask Market - Global Outlook & Forecast 2021-2026" report has been added to's offering.

The outbreak of COVID-19 is fuelling the growth of the face mask market share across the globe. They are considered a significant material in avoiding the spread of the COVID-19 disease. The demand is increasing with the new strains of the COVID-19 pandemic infecting various countries. The rising adoption of masks as a precaution is expected to continue well into the future and drive the growth of the global disposable face mask market. Recent virus outbreaks and the threat of pandemics in the future are expected to open high potential opportunities for existing and new entrants in the industry.

Today, medical masks are one of the essential components of medical practice. With the rising burden of various diseases and the need for their effective treatment, the uptake of medical face masks is rising steadily worldwide. With the rising number of coronavirus cases, the manufacturer of 3-D printing materials Copper3D is encouraging manufacturers and printing services to make 3-D printed respirators quickly available to protect against the COVID-19 and facilitate the work of HCPs.

The following factors are likely to contribute to the growth of the face mask market during the forecast period:

  • Rising Number of Surgeries

  • New Companies Entering into the Face Mask Manufacturing

  • Increased in Target Population

  • Inception of 3-D Printed Medical Face Masks

Key Highlights

  • Large, populated countries like India, China will become large customers for the face masks. As these countries are highly populated, the demand for a protective face mask accelerated during the forecast period.

  • New companies are partnering up with established vendors and are expected to capture the market share of established vendors in the upcoming years.

  • Increasing patient pool coupled with the rising geriatric population with several acute and chronic conditions require treatment with better safety, efficacy, and hygiene with protective equipment, thereby accelerating the growth.

  • HP and partners have mobilized a prominent technology player to create 3-D printed face mask solutions to keep healthcare workers safe during the COVID-19 outbreak.

The study considers a detailed scenario of the present face mask market and its market dynamics for the period 2021?2026. It covers a detailed overview of several market growth enablers, restraints, and trends. The report offers both the demand and supply aspects of the market. It profiles and examines leading companies and other prominent ones operating in the market.

Market Segments

  • Due to the sudden surge in the COVID-19 cases, the demand for surgical face masks raised drastically. In 2020, this segment accounted for 56.77% of the global face mask industry.

  • Under the EUA, the FDA accepts marketing authorization from countries including Australia, Brazil, Europe, Japan, Korea, and Mexico who have similar standards to NIOSH for the respirator masks.

  • Many countries that lacked their own manufacturing companies started manufacturing cloth-based face masks to avoid the shortage in their country. Many textiles, glove manufacturing companies shifted to manufacture face masks due to high growth opportunities.

  • Cloth masks may be preferred for community use, if indicated, to preserve supplies of surgical masks for use in healthcare and aged care and by people at high risk of severe COVID-19 disease. The natural face mask is expected to reach USD 1,933.14 million by 2026.

  • Based on the usage, the face mask industry was segmented into disposable and reusable face masks. Disposable face masks are popular among healthcare professionals who constantly attend to patients or perform surgeries.

  • Increasing product penetration in developing countries through e-commerce sales channels is positively influencing the growth.

  • Healthcare is the largest end-user of face masks during the COVID-19 pandemic.

  • Various industries are adapting to the usage as a standard safety protocol to provide better safety to the users. The industrial market is growing at a CAGR of 3.58% during the forecast period.

Competitive Landscape

With many global, regional, and local vendors, the global face mask industry is highly competitive. All the companies that primarily derive revenue from these products are growing significantly over the past years. Some of the new players like BYD Auto are entering into the mask manufacturing and revolutionizing the market with huge production capacity and creating high competition in the market. Moderate to high growth of major players will continue to boost the growth of the global industry. For instance, 3M is one of the significant players in manufacturing and research. Due to a surge in demand for respirators, 3M is now producing more than a million units of N95 face masks daily. 3M is expected to give tough competition to the other players in the industry.

Key Questions Answered:

1. How big is the face mask market?
2. What are the key factors driving the disposable face masks market?
3. Which is the largest market for surgical masks?
4. What is the COVID-19 impact on the face mask market?
5. Who are the end-users in the face mask market?
6. Which region holds the highest share in the face mask market?
7. What are the factors driving the face mask market?

Key Topics Covered:

1 Research Methodology

2 Research Objectives

3 Research Process

4 Scope & Coverage
4.1 Market Definition
4.2 Base Year
4.3 Scope of the Study

5 Report Assumptions & Caveats
5.1 Key Caveats
5.2 Currency Conversion
5.3 Market Derivation

6 Market at a Glance

7 Introduction
7.1 Overview
7.2 Impact of COVID-19 on Face Mask Usage
7.3 Supply Chain Impact on Face Mask Industry

8 Market Opportunities & Trends
8.1 Increased Usage of Double Masking
8.2 Increased EUA Approvals for Face Masks
8.3 Inception of 3D-Printed Medical Face Masks

9 Market Growth Enablers
9.1 Increased Number of Surgeries
9.2 New Entrants in Face Mask Manufacture
9.3 Increasing Target Population

10 Market Restraints
10.1 Threat from Counterfeit Medical Face Masks
10.2 High Cost & Supply Shortage of Raw Materials
10.3 Complications with Medical Face Masks

11 Market Landscape
11.1 Market Overview
11.2 Market Size & Forecast
11.3 Five Forces Analysis

12 Product
12.1 Market Snapshot & Growth Engine (Revenue)
12.2 Market Snapshot & Growth Engine (Unit Shipments)
12.3 Market Overview

13 Surgical Masks
13.1 Market Overview
13.2 Market Size & Forecast
13.3 Surgical Face Masks: Geographical Segmentation (Revenue)
13.4 Surgical Face Masks: Geography Segmentation (Unit Shipments)
13.5 2-Ply Surgical Mask
13.6 3-Ply Surgical Mask
13.7 Others

14 Respiratory Masks
14.1 Market Overview
14.2 Market Size & Forecast
14.3 N-Series
14.4 R-Series
14.5 P-Series
14.6 Others

15 Cloth Masks
15.1 Market Overview
15.2 Market Size & Forecast

16 Material
16.1 Market Snapshot & Growth Engine (Revenue)
16.2 Market Snapshot & Growth Engine (Unit Shipments)
16.3 Market Overview
16.4 Synthetic
16.5 Natural

17 Usage
17.1 Market Snapshot & Growth Engine (Revenue)
17.2 Market Snapshot & Growth Engine (Unit Shipments)
17.3 Market Overview
17.4 Disposable
17.5 Reusable

18 Distribution
18.1 Market Snapshot & Growth Engine (Revenue)
18.2 Market Snapshot & Growth Engine (Unit Shipments)
18.3 Market Overview
18.4 B2B/Institutional
18.5 Retail
18.6 Online

19 End-User
19.1 Market Snapshot & Growth Engine (Revenue)
19.2 Market Snapshot & Growth Engine (Unit Shipments)
19.3 Market Overview
19.4 Healthcare
19.5 Industrial
19.6 Individual
19.7 Government/Others

20 Geography
20.1 Market Snapshot & Growth Engine (Revenue)
20.2 Market Snapshot & Growth Engine (Unit Shipments)
20.3 Geographic Overview

21 Europe

22 North America


24 Latin America

25 Middle East & Africa

26 Competitive Landscape
26.1 Competition Overview
26.2 Market Share Analysis

27 Key Company Profiles
27.1 BYD Company
27.2 Prestige Ameritech
27.3 Kimberly-Clark
27.4 Honeywell
27.5 3M

28 Other Prominent Vendors
28.1 Adventa Health
28.2 Aero Pro
28.3 Akzenta International
28.4 Alphaprotech
28.5 Ansell
28.6 Asid Bonz
28.7 Asian Paints
28.8 B. Braun Melsungen
28.9 Berner International
28.10 Besco Medical
28.11 Biotron Medical Innovatec
28.12 Body Products
28.13 BSN Medical
28.14 Ceabis
28.15 Clearmask
28.16 Comed
28.17 Crosstex International
28.18 DACH
28.19 Demophorius Healthcare
28.20 Dynarex
28.21 Erenler Medikal
28.22 Franz Mensch
28.23 Fujian Jusun Group
28.24 Guangzhou Powecom Labor Insurance Supplies
28.25 Gerson
28.26 Greenline
28.27 Hong Kong Medi CO
28.28 Ho Cheng Safety Enterprise
28.29 Hubei YJT Technology
28.30 Irema
28.31 Intco Medical
28.32 Keystone
28.33 Kowa Company
28.34 Leaflife Technology
28.35 Leboo Healthcare Products
28.36 Louis M. Gerson
28.37 Makrite
28.38 Med-Con
28.39 Medibase
28.40 Medicom
28.41 Medi Dent Disposable International
28.42 Medline Industries
28.43 Mexpo International
28.44 Molnlycke
28.45 Moldex-Metric
28.46 Narang Medical
28.47 Neomedic
28.48 Owens & Minor
28.49 Ocean Footprint
28.50 Pidegree Industrial
28.51 Rays
28.52 SAS Safety
28.53 Safe'N'Clear
28.54 Rizhao Sanqi Medical & Health Products
28.55 Shanghai Dasheng Health Products
28.56 Shanghai Lanhine Industrial Development
28.57 Sterimed
28.58 Troge Medical
28.59 Trimpeks
28.60 UVEX
28.61 Wujiang Evergreen EX/IM
28.62 Yeakn Protecting Products

29 Report Summary

30 Quantitative Summary

31 Appendix

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