Navigation Links
Increasing Demand from End-user Applications Boosts Asia-Pacific Antimicrobial Coatings Market, Finds Frost & Sullivan
Date:8/18/2013

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia, Aug. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Increasing demand for antimicrobials from end-user applications such as medical devices boosts the antimicrobial coatings market in Asia-Pacific. The need to minimize infection and in turn, the cost of treatment has spurred the use of antimicrobial coatings on hospital window frames, door knobs and other areas where hygiene is mandatory, thereby sustaining investments in the market.

New analysis from Frost & Sullivan (http://www.chemicals.frost.com), Analysis of the Asia-Pacific Antimicrobial Coatings Market, finds that the market earned revenues of more than US$70 million in 2012 and estimates this to reach US$123 million in 2018. The main end-user segments covered in the research are medical devices and the food and beverage industry, while other end-user segments include building and construction as well as heating, ventilation and air conditioning.

"Antimicrobial coatings are becoming popular in cardiology, orthopedics, general surgery, ophthalmology, intravenous therapy and urology, as their application on intravenous catheters, stents and wound dressings reduces infection rates," said Frost & Sullivan Chemicals, Materials and Food Research Analyst Nandhini Rajagopal. "The prevalence of multi-drug-resistant microbes and hospital-acquired infections, especially in Southeast Asia, further drives the need for advanced antimicrobial solutions, accelerating market development."

However, the lack of standard testing procedures to verify the effectiveness of an antimicrobial coating has allowed several fake products to enter the market, reducing overall market value. Some manufacturers provide false claims regarding the functional attributes of their coatings or offer coatings with an extremely low concentration of biocide, creating a trust deficit with customers and reducing sale volumes.

Low awareness about the benefits of antimicrobials among most users in Asia-Pacific, along with the rise in the cost of a paint or coating when an antimicrobial is added, also deters adoption.

To encourage uptake, coating manufacturers need to create new, cost-effective antimicrobial additives which are efficient even with a low biocide concentration. Increasing consumer awareness will add to market opportunities across segments in the region.

"Collaboration among biocide and coating manufacturers will ensure the expansion of product lines and an increase in margins," concluded Rajagopal. "Setting up local manufacturing facilities will help global manufacturers stay competitive."

If you are interested in more information on this research, please send an email to Donna Jeremiah, Corporate Communications, at djeremiah@frost.com, with your full name, company name, job title, telephone number, company email address, company website, city, state and country.

Analysis of the Asia-Pacific Antimicrobial Coatings Market is part of the Chemicals & Materials Growth Partnership Service program. Frost & Sullivan's related research services include: Asia-Pacific Biorenewable Materials Market, European Antimicrobial Coatings Market, and U.S. Antimicrobial Coatings Market. All research services included in subscriptions provide detailed market opportunities and industry trends evaluated following extensive interviews with market participants.

About Frost & Sullivan

Frost & Sullivan, the Growth Partnership Company, works in collaboration with clients to leverage visionary innovation that addresses the global challenges and related growth opportunities that will make or break today's market participants.

Our "Growth Partnership" supports clients by addressing these opportunities and incorporating two key elements driving visionary innovation: The Integrated Value Proposition and The Partnership Infrastructure.

  • The Integrated Value Proposition provides support to our clients throughout all phases of their journey to visionary innovation including: research, analysis, strategy, vision, innovation and implementation.
  • The Partnership Infrastructure is entirely unique as it constructs the foundation upon which visionary innovation becomes possible. This includes our 360 degree research, comprehensive industry coverage, career best practices as well as our global footprint of more than 40 offices.

For more than 50 years, we have been developing growth strategies for the global 1000, emerging businesses, the public sector and the investment community. Is your organization prepared for the next profound wave of industry convergence, disruptive technologies, increasing competitive intensity, Mega Trends, breakthrough best practices, changing customer dynamics and emerging economies?

Contact Us:     Start the discussion

Join Us:           Join our community

Subscribe:       Newsletter on "the next big thing"

Register:         Gain access to visionary innovation

Analysis of the Asia-Pacific Antimicrobial Coatings Market

P6F4-39

Contact:
Donna Jeremiah
Corporate Communications – Asia Pacific
P: +61 (02) 8247 8927
F: +61 (02) 9252 8066
E: djeremiah@frost.com

Carrie Low
Corporate Communications – Asia Pacific
P: +603 6204 5910
F: +603 6201 7402
E: carrie.low@frost.com

http://www.frost.com


'/>"/>
SOURCE Frost & Sullivan
Copyright©2012 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine technology :

1. Increasing Incidence of Cardiovascular Diseases to Drive The Cardiovascular Devices Market in Emerging Countries
2. Pharma Execs Continue Looking For Growth Opportunities In Spite Of Increasing Regulatory Challenges: KPMG Survey
3. Diabetes Care Devices in Emerging Countries (China, India, Brazil) to 2017 - Greater Awareness is Increasing Demand for Self-Monitoring of Blood Glucose (SMBG) in the Home Care Segment
4. Cardiac Rhythm Management Devices Market to 2017 - Technological Innovations, Regulatory Approvals and Increasing Disease Prevalence Present Growth Opportunities
5. Patient Monitoring Devices Market to 2017 - Increasing Use of Wireless Remote Patient Monitoring to be the Key Technology Trend
6. Increasing Minimal Invasive Surgeries to Boost Adoption of Hybrid Operating Rooms in Europe, Says Frost & Sullivan
7. Social Norms, Life Changes and Increasing Pressures Contribute to Substance Abuse Among Adult Women
8. Patient Monitoring Devices Market in Emerging Countries (China, India, Brazil) to 2017 - Increasing Government Spending and Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) to Drive Future Growth
9. RMANJ Research Demonstrates That Egg Freezing Prior To IVF Yields Positive Outcomes Without Increasing Risk Of Aneuploidy
10. Global Hospital Supplies Market to 2018 - Increasing Preference for Electro-mechanical Tables over Conventional Hydraulic Models to Drive Market Growth: MarketResearchReports.Biz
11. AssureRx Health Expands Management Team to Support Increasing Business Growth
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:10/11/2017)... , Oct. 11, 2017  Caris Life Sciences ... on fulfilling the promise of precision medicine, today announced ... joined Caris, Precision Oncology Alliance™ (POA) as its 17 ... centers, the St. Jude Crosson Cancer Institute will help ... the use of tumor profiling, making cancer treatment more ...
(Date:10/10/2017)... Pa. , Oct. 10, 2017   West ... in innovative solutions for injectable drug administration, today shared ... West,s ID Adapter for improving the intradermal administration of ... Fourth Skin Vaccination Summit in May 2017 by Dr. ... Lead, Polio Department, World Health Organization (WHO), and recently ...
(Date:10/4/2017)... Mass. , Oct. 4, 2017  According to the Centers for ... the end of October . PhysicianOne Urgent Care is helping communities across ... Westchester, NY , by offering no-cost* flu shots through the ... as mandated by certain health insurance regulations. ... The best time to get a flu shot is by the ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:
(Date:10/13/2017)... ... October 13, 2017 , ... Apple Rehab Shelton Lakes , which specializes ... of the facility as part of a disaster drill on October 3rd. , Apple ... Shelton City Emergency Manager, as well as the Connecticut Long Term Care Mutual ...
(Date:10/13/2017)... ... 13, 2017 , ... Yisrayl Hawkins, Pastor and Overseer at The House of ... popular and least understood books in the Holy Scriptures, Revelation. The Book of Revelation ... scholars for centuries. Many have tossed it off as mere rubbish, but Yisrayl Hawkins ...
(Date:10/12/2017)... WILMINGTON, Del. (PRWEB) , ... October 12, 2017 ... ... technology and advisory services for healthcare compliance program management, will showcase a range ... and National Association for Assisted Living (NCAL) Convention and Expo to be held ...
(Date:10/12/2017)... ... October 12, 2017 , ... The American College of Medical Informatics ... PhD, FACMI, during the Opening Session of AMIA’s Annual Symposium in Washington, D.C. AMIA’s ... of Morris F. Collen, a pioneer in the field of medical informatics, this prestigious ...
(Date:10/12/2017)... ... ... Leading pediatric oncology experts at Children’s National Health System will ... the International Society of Paediatric Oncology (SIOP) Oct. 12-15. Chaired by Jeffrey ... Disorders at Children’s National, and Stephen P. Hunger, M.D., Chief of the Division ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):