The global disposable incontinence products market is projected to grow at a steady rate over the forecast period. The market demand is expected to be influenced by a growing prevalence of renal diseases and injuries. DIPS includes items such as large shaped pads, pull up pants, discreet shaped pads, and adult nappies. Benefits associated with the product such as superior urine absorption and odour control coupled with its ability to maintain a moisture barrier in the skin of patients suffering from incontinence and other urological disorders are expected to drive the demand over the coming years.
Growing incidence of diseases such as diabetes, obesity, and hypertension among people are likely to lead to an increase in kidney diseases. This increase is further anticipated to lead to a rise in adoption of DIPS by countries across the globe.
However, factors such as reluctance among people to adopt DIPS and growing environmental concerns towards disposal of waste are projected to hinder the growth of the industry in the forecast period.
Disposable Incontinence Products (DIPS) Market: Product Type Insights
Based on product type, the market is segmented into the disposable adult diaper, disposable underpads and disposable pull up pants among others. The demand for disposable pull up pants is projected to occupy the largest share by 2025. Benefits associated with the product such as affordable price, the waterproof back sheet that encourages flow of air, a higher level of security and odour protection are expected to offer attractive opportunities for the growth of the industry.
Adult diapers segment is also likely to witness a substantial growth over the forecast period. These pads are designed for sufferers of moderate to heavy incontinence. Along with providing a superior level of absorbency, these pads also offer a more secure fit.
Disposable Incontinence Products (DIPS) Market: Urine Bag Insights
The global DIPS market is segmented into the leg side and bedside bags, based on urine bag. These bags are used for the collection and temporary storage of urine. While the leg bags are strapped to the upper leg, the beds bag or the drainage bags are used while the patient is in bed or in a wheelchair. The leg urine bags are anticipated to gain a lot of traction among the consumers owing to its disposable and reusable nature. Along with this, these bags come in various styles and can be used according to preference.
Disposable Incontinence Products (DIPS) Market: Urethra Catheter Insights
Based on urethra catheter, the market is segmented into indwelling (foley) catheter, intermittent catheter and external catheter. Catheters are generally necessary when someone can’t empty their bladder. The intermittent catheter is expected to grow exponentially in the forecast period. The user-friendly nature of these catheters is likely to stimulate market growth. Moreover, factors such as effectiveness and high level of security associated with the product are also likely to foster growth.
The market for indwelling (foley) catheter is also projected to grow at a significant CAGR over the years. These catheters are useful for short and long periods of time. They are inserted by healthcare professionals and can be left inside the body as per requirement.
Disposable Incontinence Products (DIPS) Market: Application Insights
The global DIPS market, by application, is divided into chronic kidney failure, benign prostatic hyperplasia, bladder cancer and kidney stone among others. DIPS is extensively used by patients suffering from chronic kidney disorders. Increasing prevalence of renal diseases across countries is expected to boost the growth of the industry over the coming years. As per WHO reports, more than 190 million patients are suffering from chronic renal failure and are undergoing renal dialysis. According to a report by Nation Kidney Foundation, 10% of the population worldwide is affected by chronic kidney disease (CKD).
Disposable Incontinence Products (DIPS) Market: Regional Insights
North America accounted for a considerable market share in 2017 and is further expected to dominate the forecast period. The regional growth is attributed to increasing technological advancements in the material used for the disposable products coupled with the presence of key players.
The Asia Pacific is also expected to occupy a significant portion of the market on account of the growing geriatric population. Rising incidence of renal diseases coupled with growing awareness towards health and hygiene is also anticipated to boost the regional growth over the near future. Demand is anticipated to rise from countries such as China, Korea, India, Australia, and Japan.
Disposable Incontinence Products (DIPS) Market: End-Use Landscape
The end-use landscape entails a list of current and prospective consumers prevailing across the regions. This section provides company addresses, contact details, products, and regional presence of companies who are purchasing or are likely to purchase Disposable Incontinence Products (DIPS) over the coming years. Some leading consumers of Disposable Incontinence Products (DIPS) are Mayo Clinic, Cleveland Clinic, Johns Hopkins Hospital, Mount Sinai Hospital, Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center and UCSF Medical Center.
Disposable Incontinence Products (DIPS) Market: Vendor Landscape
The report contains a chapter dedicated to vendors operating in the market, covering raw material manufactures, equipment developers, manufacturers, and distributors. The report provides these insights on a regional level. This section of the report entails contact details, experience, products manufactured/supplied, and geographical presence of companies.
Disposable Incontinence Products (DIPS) Market Share & Competitor Analysis
Some of the players operating in the global Disposable Incontinence Products (DIPS) market include C. R. Bard, Inc., Svenska Cellulosa Aktiebolaget SCA, Kimberly-Clark Corporation, Unicharm Corporation, PAUL HARTMANN AG, ConvaTec Inc., Fujian Yifa Healthcare Products Co., Ltd., B. Braun Melsungen AG, Medline Industries, Inc., Abena Group, Mega Soft Hygiene Products Co., Ltd, Medtronic, Ontex and Theos Medical Systems, Inc.
In July 2018, Godrej Consumer Products Ltd, announced sale of its diaper brand Snuggy to Nobel Hygiene Pvt. Ltd. The product line of Nobel Hygiene Pvt. Ltd includes adult diapers, maternity pads, adult pull-ups, underpads, nappy pads and baby diapers.
In July 2018, Andritz AG announced the acquisition of a 70 % stake in Diatec. Diatec is mainly involved in designing and producing converting machines for the hygiene, medical, and food products industries. These machines are then used in the production process of baby diapers, incontinence and other absorbent products and disposable gloves.
The report segments the Disposable Incontinence Products (DIPS) Market on the basis of:
By Product Type
By Urine Bag
By Urethra Catheter