A new market research report published by MarketsandMarkets™ says that the antimicrobial hospital textiles market size is estimated at $7.1 billion in 2020 and is projected to reach USD 9.4 billion by 2025, at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 5.8 percent.
According to the report “Antimicrobial Hospital Textiles Market by Material, Usability (Disposable, Reusable), FDA Class (Class I, Class II, Class III), Application (Attire, Surgical supplies & Wipes, Sheets & Blankets), Hospital Department, Region – Global Forecast to 2025”, increasing population, medical infrastructure development & health promotion by government authorities, and increasing affordability are major key driving factors for the growth of the antimicrobial hospital textiles industry.
The cotton segment is estimated to dominate this market overall. Cotton was the largest material type in this market overall, because cotton is susceptible to microbial attack, as is it a naturally occurring plant fiber. Due to its natural comfort, it is used more as compared to other antimicrobial hospital textiles material, which is driving its demand.
Attire is the largest application during the forecast period. Critical in protecting hospital staff and in preventing hospital-associated infections (HAIs), this attire is mandatory practice in hospitals.