The size of the global hospital linen supply & management services market is estimated to grow at a CAGR of 3.2% from 2023 to 2028.
With the increasing prevalence of various diseases such as cardiovascular disease (CVD), cancer, arthritis, obesity, and diabetes, the number of patients worldwide has increased, and bed linen demand in hospitals has increased. Large companies offer various value-added services, along with the supply of linen. They provide clothing for patients, medical clothes, bathrobes, bath towels, bed covers, pillowcases, and bathrobes for various patient pools. In addition to these, value-added services increase the attractiveness of these players among end-users. The subcontracting of value-added services is also an additional source of income for companies.
Companies can also maintain a competitive advantage and increase Hospital Linen Supply & Management Services Market share. Subcontracting helps sanitary facilities focus on core competencies and save time and money spent on equipment upgrades, employee training, and various laundry materials. Also, lingerie requires an essential investment in the construction of personal laundry. As a result, the number of outsourced laundry services has increased, which has made it possible to increase sales and strengthen the market. The growing population of older people prone to various diseases influences the growth of the market. An increasing number of hospitals choose outpatient products such as t-shirts, bed linen, towels, and medical clothing. The subcontracting of hospital lingerie products and services is a key factor for the growth of the hospital linen supply & management services market.
Practice in taking care of a patient is supported by a wide range of healthcare supply chain management activities. These activities provide many healthcare institutes and systems opportunities to increase the quality of care and reduce costs. Supply chain management presents exciting opportunities to achieve substantial savings without impacting service delivery and improving it. This hospital supply chain management offers exciting opportunities to make significant savings without showing any impact on service delivery and improving it. This supply chain recognizes the extraordinary opportunities that exist in healthcare supply chains as a way to reduce healthcare costs.
The supply chain management challenges include low utilization rates of instruments, the inconsistency of the availability of surgical instruments on time, the presence of devices not in use in-tray, and surgery delays. Hospitals represent a crucial link for the supply chain and face particular challenges due to their supply chain complexity. The need for hospitals to better integrate logistics activities via engineering activity-based costing further results in the challenges and complexities in the hospital linen supply & management services market.
Impact of COVID-19 on the global hospital linen supply and management services market:
The spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) has positively affected the hospital linen supply and management services market. During the pandemic time, the rise in the number of COVID patients has grown significantly. Due to the patient count growth, the demand for hospital gowns has also increased. The need for increased inpatient hospital gowns, beds, pillows, covers, and bedsheets has increased due to the growing number of COVID-19 cases throughout the world. To prevent the virus from spreading, these hospital linen materials are sterilized thoroughly, washed, and given to the laundry. The majority of the hospitals have laundry machines, and they prevent the giving of the hospital linen supply outside. The demand from the hospitals is escalating, and the majority of the healthcare laundries can find themselves more staff to clean the hospital services. Hospitals are the most extensive application as they need a lot of linen to laundry, whereas small clinics need more petite linen. An increasing number of hospital beds with a rising patient count flourishes the demand for hospital linen supply and management market during the forecast period.
Market Size Available
2022 to 2028
2023 to 2028
By Product, Material, End User, Provider, and Region
Various Analyses Covered
Global, Regional & Country Level Analysis, Segment-Level Analysis, DROC, PESTLE Analysis, Porter’s Five Forces Analysis, Competitive Landscape, Analyst Overview on Investment Opportunities
North America, Europe, APAC, Latin America, Middle East & Africa
This research report on the global hospital linen supply & management services market is segmented and sub-segmented based on the product, material, end-user, provider, and region
Hospital Linen Supply & Management Services Market – By Product:
Based on product, bedsheets and pillowcases have the largest share because of the increase in the number of hospitals and the process of linen hygiene policies.
Bathing/Cleansing Accessories are also regarded to have huge demand from consumers globally in the upcoming years due to the increase in awareness of hygiene and the need for sanitation maintenance even.
Hospital Linen Supply & Management Services Market – By Material:
Based on material, the non-woven material is predicted to grow faster over the other during the forecast period and accounted for a share of 48.7% in 2022. Factors like developments in manufacturing technologies and a rise in the number of surgeries worldwide are leveling the segment's growth rate. The World Health Organization (WHO) has recommended the government and the manufacturing industries raise hospital gowns by 40.0%.
Hospital Linen Supply & Management Services Market – By End User:
Based on end-user, the hospitals accounted for the more significant part of the market and are expected to show the highest growth during the forecast period due to increased public and private environments and increased hospital beds and patients with COVID-19. Large utilization of medical disposables in hospitals may advance the growth of the segment in the hospital linen supply and management services market during the forecast period.
It is also expected that independent diagnostic centers and clinics will grow significantly as the patient population increases in these facilities.
Hospital Linen Supply & Management Services Market – By Provider:
Based on the provider, the contractual segment is observed to have the highest growth globally and is predicted to hold the largest share at 48.9% of revenue. The segment growth is due to growing consciousness and stipulation for hygiene by healthcare professionals and patients. The contractual laundry rescue space and resources in hospitals.
Hospital Linen Supply & Management Services Market – By Region:
Thanks to the appearance of state-of-the-art medical infrastructure and state-of-the-art medical facilities, North America has become one of the main contributors to the global market. It is expected that the intense number of hospitals will drive the demand for hospital bed linen in the region and will generate a sustained advantage in North America over the next few years. This region is accounted for to hold the majority of 42.1% in terms of share. The region is credited due to the growing number of surgeries and the existence of key players. The mounting number of COVID-19 patients in this region has increased the usage of hospital gowns. The United States is leading the market with a significant share.
Europe is the second-largest market leader, followed by North America globally. The market in Europe is expected to have considerable growth. The market growth is caused by the ongoing addition of value-added services like rental services and linen disbursement in huge quantities. The UK dominates the hospital linen supply and management services market in this region. According to the British Heart Foundation, around 200,000 people suffer from heart strokes every year and admit to the hospital.
It is expected that the Asia-Pacific region will experience a rise in the market for linen management and supply services in the near future. It is likely that the construction of numerous large medical institutions, hospitals, and clinics in Asian economies, such as China and India, will be the driving force behind the regional market's growth over the next few years. Spurring healthcare expenses and the increasing advent of medical tourism among the upgrading countries like India and China propel the growth rate. The continuous building of a massive number of healthcare institutes, hospitals, and clinics accelerates the growth of the hospital linen supply and management services market in the region.
The Hospital linen supply and management services market in Latin America is anticipated to have steady and fixed growth globally. This region's market owes to the huge geriatric population, increased healthcare expenditure, and increased various chronic diseases like CVD, cancer, arthritis, and others. Brazil is anticipated to rule the market in this region.
The market of hospital linen supply and management services in the Middle East & Africa region is to have the least and constant share during the analysis period. The market in this region is accredited due to growing awareness among consumers about hygiene and sanitation. UAE is likely to dominate the market in this region. Y-O-Y growth in the incidence of CVDs and the rise in the outsourcing of hospital linen supplies and services fuel the region's market growth.
NOTABLE PLAYERS IN THIS MARKET
List of key competitors leading the global hospital linen supply and management services market profiled in this report are Unitex Textile Rental Services, Inc., Emes Textiles Pvt. Ltd., Angelica Corporation, E-town Laundry Company, Healthcare Services Group, Inc., ImageFIRST Healthcare Laundry Specialists, Inc., Tetsudo Linen Services, Celtic Linen; Swisslog Holding AG and AmeriPride Services Inc.
Angelica Corporation, Crothall Healthcare, ImageFIRST Healthcare Laundry Specialists, and Alsco Inc. are some of the notable companies in the hospital linen supply and management services market.
Factors such as the increasing demand for healthcare services, the need for hygienic and high-quality linens, and the rising awareness of the importance of infection control and prevention primarily drives the market growth.
The growing cost of linen products, the need to maintain high standards of hygiene and cleanliness, and the need to comply with stringent regulations and standards majorly hamper the market growth.
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