Global Specialty Medical Chairs Market, by Product Type (Examination Chair (Birthing Chairs, Cardiac Chairs, Blood Drawing Chairs, Dialysis Chairs, and Mammography Chairs), Treatment Chairs (Ophthalmic Chairs, ENT Chairs, and Dental Chair), and Rehabilitation Chairs) is estimated to be valued at US$ 5,086.1 million in 2018 and is projected to exhibit a CAGR of 6.2% over the forecast period (2017 – 2026).
Increasing number of hospitals and clinics are expected to foster growth of the specialty medical chairs market. For instance, according to American Hospital Association (AHA), an annual survey of hospitals in the U.S., suggests the total number of registered hospitals in the U.S. in 2017 were 5,534. Specialty medical chairs are used in hospitals and clinics for examination, treatment or rehabilitation purpose. However, the high cost associated with specialty medical chairs is a major factor hampering growth of the market. Manufacturers are hence investing in innovation to manufacture cost-effective specialty medical chairs.
Several local companies in Asia offer comparable performance levels as that of high-end manufacturers, at affordable costs. Furthermore, key players are focusing on research and development of new products, which in turn, is expected to boost growth of the market. For instance, Fresenius Kabi spent US$ 371.9 million and US$ 367 million in 2016 and 2015, respectively on research and development activities, witnessing 5% increase over the prior year. This is expected to increase the launch of new products over the forecast period. A-Dec Inc.—a U.S.-based company—is also focused on developing complex dental chairs and dental stools that are user friendly, by integrating various aspects such as simple controls with innovative hydraulic lift system to enhance its durability, comfort, and ease of convenience for differently-abled individuals. Moreover, the dental chairs manufactured by the company are highly durable and flexible and can easily be assembled according to specific consumer needs.
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