2021 Worldwide Medical Face Mask Industry: Outlook & Forecasts to 2026

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The global medical face mask market is expected to reach USD 5,730.55 million, with a growth rate of 5.73% by 2026.

Market Overview

Medical face masks are primarily used among healthcare professionals. The spread of the COVID-19 worldwide is driving the demand for medical face masks. The surgical face masks, which are disposable principally, are used in the healthcare sector. Increasing patient treatments and surgeries across the globe are driving the demand for medical face masks within the healthcare sector.

The supply chain of the medical face market includes the international network of manufacturers, distributors, and shippers. The medical face masks industry is largely impacted by economic cycles and customer demands. These play a significant role when companies prepare their strategy and develop their plans in the market. China and the US are the largest manufacturers of medical-grade face masks globally. During the pandemic, large face mask production was in the APAC region, especially in China.

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

  • The inception of 3-d printed medical face masks

  • The trend of double masking

  • Introduction of hybrid multiply face mask

  • Increase in the number of surgeries across the globe

  • Introduction of innovative face masks

  • Countries made mandate usage of face masks compulsory

Key Highlights

  • An increasing number of COVID-19 cases, COVID-19 diagnostics are major reasons for the sudden increase in the global medical mask market demand.

  • North America dominates the global medical face masks market in revenue, followed by Europe, APAC, Latin America, and Middle East & Africa.

  • In terms of unit shipments, Europe leads the global face masks industry. Countries such as Germany, France, Italy, Spain, and the UK accounted for the largest share in the European medical face mask market in 2020.

Vendor Analysis

  • The key players in the global medical face mask industry are Moldex-Metric, BYD Auto, Prestige Ameritech, Kimberly-Clark, Honeywell, 3M, and Owens & Minor.

  • In the future, new product launches, capacity expansion, collaborations will be crucial for companies to maintain revenue growth in the coming years. For instance, in 2020, Honeywell has added a medical face mask production operation at its Phoenix Engines campus in Arizona to fight against the global novel coronavirus pandemic.

Key Vendors

  • Moldex-Metric

  • BYD Auto Co.

  • Prestige Ameritech

  • Kimberly-Clark

  • Honeywell

  • 3M

  • Owens & Minor

Other Prominent Vendors

  • Adventa Health

  • Aero Pro

  • Azkenta International

  • Alpha Pro Tech

  • Ansell


  • B.Braun Melsungen

  • Berner International

  • Besco Medical

  • Biotron Medical Innovatec

  • Body Products

  • BlazingStar

  • BSN medical

  • Cartel Healthcare

  • Ceabis

  • ClearMask


  • Crosstex International

  • DACH Schutzbekleidung

  • Demophorius Healthcare

  • Dynarex

  • Franz Mensch

  • Fujian Jusun Group

  • Guangzhou Powecom Labor Insurance Supplies

  • GreenLine

  • Gerson

  • Hardshell

  • Hongkong Medi Co.

  • Ho Cheng Safety Enterprise

  • Hubei YJT Technology

  • HygiaHealth

  • Intco Medical


  • Kowa Company

  • Keystone

  • Leaflife Technology

  • Leboo Healthcare Products

  • Louis M. Gerson

  • Makrite

  • Med-Con

  • Medibase

  • Medicom

  • Medi Dent Disposable International

  • Medline Industries

  • Mexpo International

  • Moldex

  • Molnlycke

  • Narang Medical

  • Neomedic

  • Ocean Footprint

  • Pidegree Industrial

  • PopOn Masks

  • PRIMED Medical

  • RAYS

  • Safe'N'Clear

  • Rizhao Sanqi Medical & Health Products

  • SAS Safety

  • Salus Products

  • Shanghai Dasheng Health Products Manufacturing

  • Shanghai Lanhine Industrial Development

  • Sterimed

  • Thea-Tex


  • Trimpeks

  • VENUS Safety & Health

  • Vogt Medical

  • Wujiang Evergreen EX/IM

  • Yeakn Protecting Products

  • Z Plus Disposable

Key Questions Answered:
1. How big is the medical face mask market?
2. What is the medical face mask market growth?
3. Which segment accounts for the largest medical face mask market share?
4. Who are the key players in the medical face mask industry?
5. What is the COVID-19 impact on the medical face mask Industry?

Key Topics Covered:

1 Research Methodology

2 Research Objectives

3 Research Process

4 Scope & Coverage
4.1 Market Definition
4.1.1 Inclusions
4.1.2 Exclusions
4.1.3 Market Estimation Caveats
4.2 Base Year
4.3 Scope Of The Study
4.3.1 Market Segmentation By Product
4.3.2 Market Segmentation By Distribution Channel
4.3.3 Market Segmentation By End-User
4.3.4 Market Segmentation By Geography

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
7.1.1 Supply Chain Impact On Medical Face Masks
7.1.2 Price Impact On Medical Grade Face Masks
7.1.3 Covid-19 Vaccination Driving Medical Face Mask Usage
7.1.4 Impact Of Covid-19 On Medical Diagnostics

8 Market Opportunities & Trends
8.1 3d Printing Of Medical Face Masks
8.2 Trend Of Double Masking
8.3 Introduction Of Hybrid Multi-Ply Face Masks

9 Market Growth Enablers
9.1 Increased Number Of Surgeries Globally
9.2 Introduction Of Innovative Face Masks
9.3 Countries Mandate Compulsory Face Mask Usage

10 Market Restraints
10.1 Threat From Counterfeit Medical Face Masks
10.2 Complications Associated With Medical Face Masks
10.3 High Cost & Supply Shortage Of Raw Materials

11 Market Landscape
11.1 Market Overview
11.2 Market Size & Forecast
11.2.1 Market By Product
11.2.2 Market By Distribution Channel
11.2.3 Market By End-User
11.2.4 Market By Geography
11.3 Five Forces Analysis
11.3.1 Threat Of New Entrants
11.3.2 Bargaining Power Of Suppliers
11.3.3 Bargaining Power Of Buyers
11.3.4 Threat Of Substitutes
11.3.5 Competitive Rivalry

12 Product
12.1 Market Snapshot & Growth Engine (Revenue)
12.2 Market Snapshot & Growth Engine (Unit Shipments)
12.3 Market Overview
12.4 Surgical
12.5 2-PLY
12.6 3-PLY
12.7 Others
12.8 Respirator
12.9 N-Series
12.10 R-Series
12.11 P-Series
12.12 Other Respirator Masks

13 Distribution Channel
13.1 Market Snapshot & Growth Engine (Revenue)
13.2 Market Snapshot & Growth Engine (Unit Shipments)
13.3 Market Overview
13.4 B2B/ Institutional
13.5 Retail
13.6 Online

14 End-User
14.1 Market Snapshot & Growth Engine (Revenue)
14.2 Market Snapshot & Growth Engine (Unit Shipments)
14.3 Market Overview
14.4 Hospitals
14.5 Clinics
14.6 Diagnostic Labs
14.7 Ambulatory Surgical Centers
14.8 Individuals

15 Geography
15.1 Market Snapshot & Growth Engine (Revenue)
15.2 Market Snapshot & Growth Engine (Unit Shipments)
15.3 Geographic Overview

16 North America

17 Europe


19 Latin America

20 Middle East & Africa

21 Competitive Landscape
21.1 Competition Overview
21.2 Market Share Analysis
21.2.1 Moldex-Metric
21.2.2 BYD Company
21.2.3 3M
21.2.4 Honeywell
21.2.5 Kimberly-Clark
21.2.6 Prestige Ameritech
21.2.7 Owens & Minor

22 Key Company Profiles

23 Other Prominent Vendors

24 Report Summary

25 Quantitative Summary

26 Appendix

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