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Global Nitrile Gloves Market: Trends & Opportunities (2014-2019)

  • September 2014
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  • Daedal Research
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  • 70 pages

Scope of the Report

The report titled “Global Nitrile Gloves Market: Trends & Opportunities (2013-2018)” provides an in-depth analysis of the global rubber gloves market with detailed analysis of nitrile gloves. It also assesses the key opportunities in the market and outlines the factors that are and will be driving the growth of the industry. The report provides detailed coverage of world’s largest nitrile glove exporter and importer, Malaysia and the US respectively. Growth of the industry has also been forecasted for the period 2014-19, taking into consideration the previous growth patterns, the growth drivers and the current and future trends. Further, key players of the industry such as Hartalega Holdings Berhad, Top Glove Corporation, Kossan Rubber Industries and Supermax Corporation Berhad are profiled.

Geographical Coverage

- Malaysia
- The US

Company Coverage

- Hartalega Holdings Berhad
- Top Glove Corporation
- Kossan Rubber Industries
- Supermax Corporation Berhad

Executive Summary

Rubber gloves provide protection against germs, sticky items, stainable items and dirty objects. It is used by professionals in wide range of industries from medical gloves to utility gloves and food industry. In order to minimize potential exposure of wearer to hazardous substance, FDA and other government bodies around the world have mandated broader use of protective gloves. Previously, gloves made out of latex were the prime choice for many applications. But with increasing cases of people allergic to latex, nitrile gloves have emerged as one of the most sought after product in the industry. Nitrile gloves are made from a form of synthetic rubber is generally resistant to oil, fuel, and other chemicals and are hence not likely to cause any allergies. Due to these features, it is widely gaining wide industry acceptance.

Some of the key industry growth drivers include rise in gloves demand due to viral outbreaks & pandemics, increase in demand from Europe, mounting demand for disposable medical gloves and rising healthcare opportunity in emerging nations. However, factors such as raw material price fluctuation, Malaysian Ringitt volatility, nitrile gloves price war and minimum wage policy in Malaysia are impeding industry’s growth. Noteworthy trends and developments of the industry includes affordable pricing of nitrile gloves, aggressive expansion plans of leading industry players and industry consolidations.

Table Of Contents

Global Nitrile Gloves Market: Trends and Opportunities (2014-2019)
1. Executive Summary

2. Rubber Gloves: Introduction

2.1 Overview
2.2 Types of Rubber Gloves
2.3 Application

3. Global Rubber Gloves Market

3.1 Global Rubber Gloves Market Sizing (Actual and Forecasted)
3.2 Global Gloves Market Share

3.2.1 Global Gloves Market by Material Type
3.2.2 Global Gloves Market by Region
3.2.3 Global Gloves Exports by Application

4. Global Nitrile Gloves Market Analysis

4.1 Overview
4.2 Global Nitrile Gloves Market Sizing (Actual and Forecasted)

4.2.1 Global Nitrile Gloves Market Size by Exports Value
4.2.2 Global Nitrile Gloves Market Size by Exports Volume
4.2.3 Global Nitrile Gloves Export Market by Nations

5. Global Nitrile Gloves Market: Country Analysis

5.1 Malaysia Nitrile Gloves Market Analysis

5.1.1 Malaysia Rubber Gloves Market Size by Value (Actual and Forecasted)
5.1.2 Malaysia Rubber Gloves Market Size by Exports
5.1.3 Malaysia Rubber Gloves Export by Usage
5.1.4 Malaysian Rubber Gloves Market Segmentation by Type
5.1.5 Malaysia Nitrile Gloves Market Sizing (Actual and Forecasted)
5.1.6 Malaysian Nitrile Gloves Export Volume by Nations
5.1.7 Malaysian Nitrile Gloves Market Pricing Analysis

5.2 The US Nitrile Gloves Market Analysis

5.2.1 The US Rubber Gloves Market Segmentation
5.2.2 The US Nitrile Gloves Market Sizing (Actual and Forecasted)
5.2.3 The US Nitrile Gloves Imports Market Share by Nations

6. Global Nitrile Gloves Market Trends

6.1 Affordable Pricing
6.2 Aggressive Expansion Plans
6.3 Industry Consolidations

7. Global Nitrile Gloves Market: Growth Drivers and Challenges

7.1 Growth Drivers
7.1.1 Viral Outbreaks and Pandemics
7.1.2 Rising Demand from Europe
7.1.3 Growth in Demand for Disposable Medical Gloves
7.1.4 Rising Healthcare Opportunity in Emerging Countries

7.2 Challenges
7.2.1 Raw Material Price Fluctuation
7.2.2 Volatility of Malaysian Ringgit
7.2.3 Nitrile Gloves Price War
7.2.4 Minimum Wage Policy Changes in Malaysia

8. Competitive Landscape

9. SWOT Analysis

10. Company Profiles

10.1 Hartalega Holdings Berhad
10.1.1 Business Overview
10.1.2 Financial Overview
10.1.3 Business Strategies

10.2 Top Glove Corporation
10.2.1 Business Overview
10.2.2 Financial Overview
10.2.3 Business Strategies

10.3 Kossan Rubber Industries
10.3.1 Business Overview
10.3.2 Financial Overview
10.3.3 Business Strategies

10.4 Supermax Corporation Berhad
10.4.1 Business Overview
10.4.2 Financial Overview
10.4.3 Business Strategies

List of Charts

Figure 1: Rubber Gloves Product Segmentation
Table 1: Comparison of Nitrile and Natural Gloves
Table 2: Comparison of Latex, Nitrile and Latex Gloves
Table 3: Advantages and Disadvantages of Various Glove Materials
Figure 2: Application of Gloves in Various Industries
Table 4: Gloves Types and their Industry Usage
Table 5: End-Uses of Polymers
Table 6: Rubber Glove Products and Feature
Figure 3: Global Rubber Gloves Market Size by Volume, 2007-13 (Billion Pieces)
Figure 4: Global Rubber Gloves Market Size by Volume Forecasted, 2014E-19E (Billion Pieces)
Figure 5: Global Gloves Export by Material Type (Volume), 2009-13
Figure 6: Global Gloves Export by Material Type (Value), 2009-13
Figure 7: Global Gloves Market by Region (2012)
Figure 8: Global Gloves Export by Application (2013)
Figure 9: Global Nitrile Gloves Market Size by Exports Value, 2009-13 (US$ Millions)
Figure 10: Global Nitrile Gloves Market Size by Exports Volume, 2009-13 (Billion Pieces)
Figure 11: Global Nitrile Gloves Export Volume by Nations, 2013 (Million Pieces)
Figure 12: Malaysia Rubber Gloves Market Size by Value, 2007-13E (US$ Billions)
Figure 13: Malaysia Rubber Gloves Market Size by Value Forecasted, 2014E-19E (US$ Billions)
Figure 14: Malaysia Rubber Gloves Market Size by Exports Value, 2008-13 (US$ Billions)
Table 7: Export of Rubber Gloves by Usage in Malaysia (2010-2012)
Figure 15: Malaysia Rubber Gloves Market Segmentation by Type, 2011-13
Figure 16: Malaysia Nitrile Gloves Market Size by Exports Volume, 2008-13 (Billion Pieces)
Figure 17: Malaysia Nitrile Gloves Export by Nations (2012)
Table 8: Comparison of Average Selling Prices of Gloves in Malaysia (2011 and 2012)
Figure 18: The US Rubber Gloves Market Segmentation by Type, 2011-13
Figure 19: The US Nitrile Gloves Market Size by Import Volume, 2007-13 (Billion Pieces)
Figure 20: The US Nitrile Gloves Imports Share by Nations (2013)
Table 9: Glove Average Selling Price (RM per pair), 2011-12
Table 10: Nitrile Glove Capacity Estimates of Leading Industry Players, 2013-16E (Billion Pieces)
Figure 21: Number of Market Players in Global Rubber Glove Industry (1990-2012)
Figure 22: Global Glove Demand and Disease Outbreak, 2001-13 (Billion Pieces)
Figure 23: Growth in Export of Nitrile Gloves and Latex Gloves in Europe, 2008-13
Table 10: Medical Glove Exports from Malaysia, 2010-2012
Figure 24: Gloves Consumption Per Capita (2013)
Figure 25: Gloves Production Cost Breakdown
Figure 26: Synthetic Rubber Market Price, 2011Q1-2013Q4 (US$/Tonne)
Figure 27: Average Annual Exchange Rate, RM vs. US$, 2008-13
Table 10: Nitrile Gloves Production Capacity Expansion Plans of Leading Players
Figure 28: Impact of Minimum Wage Policy Changes on Major Glove's Stocks Price (2013)
Table 11: Product Mix of Leading Glove Manufacturers (2013)
Table 12: Geographical Revenue Share of Leading Glove Manufacturers (2013)
Figure 29: Nitrile Glove Production Capacity of Leading Industry Players, 2013-14E (Billion Units)
Table 13: Capacity Expansion Plan for Leading Glove Players in Malaysia, FY2010-FY2017E (Million Pieces)
Table 14: Geographical Revenue Share of Leading Glove Manufacturers (2013)
Figure 30: Hartalega Holdings Berhad Product Mix (2013)
Figure 31: Hartalega Holdings Berhad Nitrile Gloves Sales by Volume, FY2008-FY2013 (Billion Pieces)
Figure 32: Top Glove Corporation Product Mix (FY2013Q4)
Figure 33: Top Glove Corporation Revenue, FY2008-FY2013 (US$ Millions)
Figure 34: Kossan Rubber Industries Revenue by Business Segment (FY2013)
Figure 35: Kossan Rubber Industries Glove Division Revenue, FY2010-FY2013 (US$ Millions)
Figure 36: Supermax Corporation Berhad Revenue by Business Segment (FY2013)
Figure 37: Supermax Corporation Berhad Gloves Revenue, FY2010-FY2013 (US$ Millions)

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