Portering Chair Market, by Chair Type (Folding and Non-folding), by Application (Pediatric, Bariatric, and Others), by End User (Hospitals, Clinics, and Ambulatory Centers), and by Region (North America, Latin America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Middle East, and Africa) - Size, Share, Trends, and Forecast to 2026

  • Published On : Nov 2018 |
  • Pages : 161 Pages |
  • Format : CMI Insight PPT Format CMI Insight PDF Format

Portering Chair Market – Insights

Portering chairs are used to transfer patients in the hospital for therapeutic or diagnostic purposes or to specialized units of the hospital such as the Emergency Department (ED), Intensive Care Unit (ICU), and operating theatres. Portering chair are also useful for individuals with some risk of pressure damage to lower body and in patients suffering from diseases such as neurological conditions, kyphosis, oedemas legs and/ or fluid build-up, stiffness or fixtures at hips, and with limited extension at the knees.

The global portering chair market size was valued at US$ 544.8 million in 2017 and is expected to witness a CAGR of 6.2% over the forecast period (2018 – 2026).

Global Portering Chair Market Share (%) Analysis, By Chair Type 2017

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Source: Coherent Market Insights Analysis (2018)

Increasing incidence of chronic diseases, trauma, and neurological conditions is expected to drive the portering chair market revenue

Increasing geriatric population in need of medical services, owing to escalating prevalence of chronic diseases such as cardiovascular disorders, diabetes, and infectious diseases is expected to drive the global portering chair market growth. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) foundation, 2015, around 800,000 people in the U.S. die due to stroke and other cardiovascular diseases. 

Furthermore, increasing number of sport injuries including fractures and bone dislocation is expected to boost demand for portering chairs. According to the American Academics of Pediatrics 2015 report, 775,000 children aged 14 years and younger are admitted in hospital emergency rooms for sports-related injuries, annually. MRI portering chairs are expected to foresee significant demand due to increasing prevalence of chronic diseases such as cancer, respiratory diseases, and rheumatoid arthritis. According to the National Cancer Institute, in 2014, around 66,771 people suffered from liver and intrahepatic bile duct cancer in the U.S.

Portering chairs are also used to transport obese patients. Therefore, increasing prevalence of obesity is a major factor driving growth of the portering chair market. According to the National Center for Health Statistics report, over 30% of adults in the U.S. were obese in 2012. All these factors are expected to collectively increase demand for various types of portering chairs, thereby driving growth of the global portering chair market.

Portering Chair Market Restraints

However, stringent government regulation for manufacturing and marketing of portering chairs is expected to hinder growth of the market. Several professional organizations, including the American Association of Respiratory Care, the Society of Critical Care Medicine (SCCM), the European Society of Intensive Care Medicine (ESICM), the Study Group for Safety in Anesthesia and Intensive Care (SIAARTI), and the Australasian College for Emergency Medicine have published guidelines for the performance of intrahospital transports.

Portering Chair Market - Regional Insights

On the basis of region, the global portering chair market is segmented into North America, Latin America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Middle East, and Africa. North America portering chair market is expected to generate major revenue share during the forecast period, owing to increasing MRI procedures coupled with rising incidence of chronic diseases and traumatic injuries in the region. According to Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), 110 per 1000 inhabitants in the U.S. have undergone MRI examination in 2014, suggesting intense use of MRI portering chairs in this geographical region.

Asia Pacific portering chair market is expected to witness significant growth, owing to increasing geriatric population that requires appropriate medical care. According to the United Nation Population Fund, by 2050, one in four people in Asia and the Pacific will be over 60 years old. Moreover, increasing number of road accidents in emerging economies such as India and China is expected to propel demand for portering chair. According to the Government of India, Ministry of Road Transport & Highways Transport Research Wing’s report, 2016, road accident is the major cause of injuries, disabilities, and death in India, which accounts for 1,317 accidents per day with an average of 494,624 injured people in 2016.

Global Portering Chair Market Value (US$ Mn) & Y-o-Y Growth (%)

portering chair market fig-2

Source: Coherent Market Insights Analysis (2018)

Key players operating in the global portering chair market include, Accora Ltd, Antano Group, Bristol Maid, G & J Logistics Limited, Promotal, Roma Medical, and Stryker Corporation.

Portering chairs help to transfer patients in and out of the hospital. It is mainly designed for patients with less or no mobility. It contains hooks for patient belongings and fittings to add IV poles/cylinder holders. Some portering chairs include adjustable back, optional back and lateral supports, and pressure management materials. These offer a high level of positioning and pressure redistribution by providing required support to the patients. Moreover, portering chair can help to avoid staff injuries by reducing the amount of pushing, lifting, and pulling during transport.

Market Dynamics

Increasing medical casualties due to growing health problems such as heart attacks, breathing disorders coupled with other elderly related health conditions and rising incidences of trauma cases are the major factors driving the global portering chair market growth. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), around 2.5 million people were hospitalized in the U.S. in 2014, due to accident injuries that indicated high risk of bone damage.

Furthermore, increasing number of obese patients is fuelling demand for portering chairs. According to the WHO report, in 2016, over 1.9 billion adults aged 18 years and older were overweight and of these over 650 million adults were obese. Obese patients are susceptible to afflictions such as arthritis, diabetes, heart disease, hypertension, and shortness of breath. Therefore, increasing number of obese patients has in turn propelled the need for medical support, bariatric treatment, and transport in hospitals.

However, stringent government regulations associated with portering chairs is a major factor restraining the portering chair market growth. In August 2018, The U.S. FDA, which regulates the medical devices sector, announced its plan to use ISO 13485 as the basis for its quality system legislation.

Key features of the study:

  • This report provides in-depth analysis of the global portering chair market, market size (US$ Mn), and Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR (%)) for the forecast period: 2018 – 2026, considering 2017 as the base year
  • It elucidates potential revenue opportunity across different segments and explains attractive investment proposition matrix for this market
  • This study also provides key insights about market drivers, restraints, opportunities, new product launches or approval, market trends, regional outlook, and competitive strategies adopted by key players
  • It profiles key players in the global portering chair market based on the following parameters – company overview, financial performance, product portfolio, geographical presence, distribution strategies, key developments, and strategies
  • Key players covered as a part of this study include, Accora Ltd, Antano Group, Bristol Maid, G & J Logistics Limited, Promotal, Roma Medical, and Stryker Corporation
  • Insights from this report would allow marketers and management authorities of companies to make informed decision with respect to their future product launch, governmental initiatives, technological up-gradation, market expansion, and marketing tactics
  • The global portering chair market report caters to various stakeholders in this industry, including investors, product manufacturers, distributors, and suppliers for portering chair market, research and consulting firms, new entrants, and financial analysts

Detailed Segmentation:

  • Global Portering Chair Market, By Chair Type:
    • Folding
    • Non-folding
  • Global Portering Chair Market, By Application:
    • Pediatric
    • Bariatric
    • Others
  • Global Portering Chair Market, By End User:
    • Hospital
    • Clinics
    • Ambulatory Centers
  • Global Portering Chair Market, By Region:
    • North America
      • By Country:
        • U.S.
        • Canada
      • By Chair Type:
        • Folding
        • Non-folding
      • By Application:
        • Pediatric
        • Bariatric
        • Others
      • By End User:
        • Hospital
        • Clinics
        • Ambulatory Centers
    • Europe
      • By Country:
        • U.K.
        • Germany
        • Italy
        • Spain
        • France
        • Russia
        • Rest of Europe
      • By Chair Type:
        • Folding
        • Non-folding
      • By Application:
        • Pediatric
        • Bariatric
        • Others
      • By End User:
        • Hospital
        • Clinics
        • Ambulatory Centers
    • Asia Pacific
      • By Country:
        • Australia
        • India
        • China
        • Japan
        • ASEAN
        • South Korea
        • Rest of Asia Pacific
      • By Chair Type:
        • Folding
        • Non-folding
      • By Application:
        • Pediatric
        • Bariatric
        • Others
      • By End User:
        • Hospital
        • Clinics
        • Ambulatory Centers
    • Latin America
      • By Country:
        • Brazil
        • Mexico
        • Argentina
        • Rest of Latin America
      • By Chair Type:
        • Folding
        • Non-folding
      • By Application:
        • Pediatric
        • Bariatric
        • Others
      • By End User:
        • Hospital
        • Clinics
        • Ambulatory Centers
    • Middle East
      • By Country:
        • GCC
        • Israel
        • Rest of Middle East
      • By Chair Type:
        • Folding
        • Non-folding
      • By Application:
        • Pediatric
        • Bariatric
        • Others
      • By End User:
        • Hospital
        • Clinics
        • Ambulatory Centers
    • Africa
      • By Country:
        • South Africa
        • Central Africa
        • North Africa
      • By Chair Type:
        • Folding
        • Non-folding
      • By Application:
        • Pediatric
        • Bariatric
        • Others
      • By End User:
        • Hospital
        • Clinics
        • Ambulatory Centers
  • Company Profiles
    • Accora Ltd*
      • Company Overview
      • Product Portfolio
      • Financial Performance
      • Recent Highlights
      • Strategies
    • Antano Group
    • Bristol Maid
    • G & J Logistics Limited
    • Promotal
    • Roma Medical
    • Stryker Corporation

“*” marked represents similar segmentation in other categories in the respective section.

Table of Contents

  1. Research Objective and Assumption
    • Research Objectives
    • Assumptions
    • Abbreviations
  2. Market Overview
    • Report Description
      • Market Definition and Scope
    • Executive Summary
      • Market Snippet, By Chair Type
      • Market Snippet, By Application
      • Market Snippet, By End User
      • Market Snippet, By Region
    • Coherent Opportunity Map (COM)
  3. Market Dynamics, Regulations, and Trends Analysis
    • Market Dynamics
      • Drivers
      • Restraints
      • Market Opportunities
    • Impact Analysis
    • Market Trends
    • Key Developments
    • Technological Advancements
    • Regulatory Landscape
    • PORTER’S Five Forces
  4. Global Portering Chair Market, By Chair Type, 2016 – 2026, (US$ Million)
    • Introduction
      • Market Share Analysis, 2018 and 2026 (%)
      • Y-o-Y Growth Analysis, 2017 – 2026
      • Segment Trends
    • Folding
      • Introduction
      • Market Size and Forecast, and Y-o-Y Growth, 2016 – 2026, (US$ Million)
    • Non-folding
      • Introduction
      • Market Size and Forecast, and Y-o-Y Growth, 2016 – 2026, (US$ Million)
  5. Global Portering Chair Market, By Application, 2016 – 2026, (US$ Million)
    • Introduction
      • Market Share Analysis, 2018 and 2026 (%)
      • Y-o-Y Growth Analysis, 2017 – 2026
      • Segment Trends
    • Pediatric
      • Introduction
      • Market Size and Forecast, and Y-o-Y Growth, 2016 – 2026, (US$ Million)
    • Bariatric
      • Introduction    
      • Market Size and Forecast, and Y-o-Y Growth, 2016 – 2026, (US$ Million)
    • Others
      • Introduction    
      • Market Size and Forecast, and Y-o-Y Growth, 2016 – 2026, (US$ Million)
  6. Global Portering Chair Market, By End User, 2016 – 2026, (US$ Million)
    • Introduction
      • Market Share Analysis, 2018 and 2026 (%)
      • Y-o-Y Growth Analysis, 2017 – 2026
      • Segment Trends
    • Hospitals
      • Introduction
      • Market Size and Forecast, and Y-o-Y Growth, 2016 – 2026, (US$ Million)
    • Clinics
      • Introduction
      • Market Size and Forecast, and Y-o-Y Growth, 2016 – 2026, (US$ Million)
    • Ambulatory Centers
      • Introduction
      • Market Size and Forecast, and Y-o-Y Growth, 2016 – 2026, (US$ Million)
  7. Global Portering Chair Market, By Region, 2016 – 2026, (US$ Million)
    • Introduction
      • Market Share Analysis, By Region, 2018 and 2026 (%)
      • Y-o-Y Growth Analysis, By Region, 2016 – 2026
      • Regional Trends
    • North America
      • Market Size and Forecast, By Chair Type, 2016 – 2026, (US$ Million)
      • Market Size and Forecast, By Application, 2016 – 2026, (US$ Million)
      • Market Size and Forecast, By End User, 2016 – 2026, (US$ Million)
      • Market Size and Forecast, By Country, 2016 – 2026, (US$ Million)
        • U.S.
        • Canada
    • Europe
      • Market Size and Forecast, By Chair Type, 2016 – 2026, (US$ Million)
      • Market Size and Forecast, By Application, 2016 – 2026, (US$ Million)
      • Market Size and Forecast, By End User, 2016 – 2026, (US$ Million)
      • Market Size and Forecast, By Country, 2016 – 2026, (US$ Million)
        • U.K.
        • Germany
        • Italy
        • France
        • Spain
        • Russia
        • Rest of Europe
    • Asia Pacific
      • Market Size and Forecast, By Chair Type, 2016 – 2026, (US$ Million)
      • Market Size and Forecast, By Application, 2016 – 2026, (US$ Million)
      • Market Size and Forecast, By End User, 2016 – 2026, (US$ Million)
      • Market Size and Forecast, By Country, 2016 – 2026, (US$ Million)
        • China
        • Japan
        • India
        • ASEAN
        • Australia
        • South Korea
        • Rest of Asia Pacific
    • Latin America
      • Market Size and Forecast, By Chair Type, 2016 – 2026, (US$ Million)
      • Market Size and Forecast, By Application, 2016 – 2026, (US$ Million)
      • Market Size and Forecast, By End User, 2016 – 2026, (US$ Million)
      • Market Size and Forecast, By Country, 2016 – 2026, (US$ Million)
        • Brazil
        • Mexico
        • Argentina
        • Rest of Latin America
    • Africa
      • Market Size and Forecast, By Chair Type, 2016 – 2026, (US$ Million)
      • Market Size and Forecast, By Application, 2016 – 2026, (US$ Million)
      • Market Size and Forecast, By End User, 2016 – 2026, (US$ Million)
      • Market Size and Forecast, By Country, 2016 – 2026, (US$ Million)
        • Northern Africa
        • Central Africa
        • South Africa
    • Middle East
      • Market Size and Forecast, By Chair Type, 2016 – 2026, (US$ Million)
      • Market Size and Forecast, By Application, 2016 – 2026, (US$ Million)
      • Market Size and Forecast, By End User, 2016 – 2026, (US$ Million)
      • Market Size and Forecast, By Country, 2016 – 2026, (US$ Million)
        • GCC Countries
        • Israel
        • Rest of Middle East
  8. Competitive Landscape
    • Heat Map Analysis
    • Company Profiles
      • Accora Ltd
        • Company Overview
        • Product Portfolio
        • Financial Performance
        • Recent Highlights
        • Strategies
      • Antano Group
        • Company Overview
        • Product Portfolio
        • Financial Performance
        • Recent Highlights
        • Strategies
      • Bristol Maid
        • Company Overview
        • Product Portfolio
        • Financial Performance
        • Recent Highlights
        • Strategies
      • G & J Logistics Limited
        • Company Overview
        • Product Portfolio
        • Financial Performance
        • Recent Highlights
        • Strategies
      • Promotal
        • Company Overview
        • Product Portfolio
        • Financial Performance
        • Recent Highlights
        • Strategies
      • Roma Medical
        • Company Overview
        • Product Portfolio
        • Financial Performance
        • Recent Highlights
        • Strategies
      • Stryker Corporation
        • Company Overview
        • Product Portfolio
        • Financial Performance
        • Recent Highlights
        • Strategies
    • Analyst Views
  9. Section
    • References
    • Research Methodology
    • About Us and Sales Contact

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