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Medical Waste Management Market by Sector (Hospital & Pharmaceutical), Service (Collection, Transportation & Storage, Treatment, Disposal & Recycling), Treatment Technology (Mechanical, Thermal, Chemical, Microwave Irradiation) & Geography - Global Trends & Forecast to 2018

By: marketsandmarkets.com
Publishing Date: October 2013
Report Code: EP 2130

 

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Environment and safety regulations for medical waste management have set standards for the treatment and storage of medical waste. The European and American regulatory bodies are stringent when it comes to the handling of medical waste. The healthcare and pharmaceutical companies are major medical waste generators. This has helped in the expansion and growth of the medical waste management market globally.

The hospital and pharmaceutical waste management can be further categorized as regular medical waste, anatomical waste, manufacturing waste, and clinical trial waste. The medical waste management market is attracting significant investments and developments. The market is expected to reach a value of $10.3 billion by 2018, at a CAGR of 4.9%. Pharmaceutical waste management leads the market and is estimated to reach a market size of $5.8 billion by 2018.

Significant financial resources are required to set up medical waste management service enterprises. The individual medical waste treatment solutions also demand considerable resources and time for their design and construction. Their initial investment for setting up a medical waste management business is high. The high investment cost prevents the new players from penetrating the market. The medical waste management treatment equipment has a huge setup cost associated, followed by their preventive and breakdown maintenance costs.

The report analyzes the major players in medical waste management market with respect to their competitive developments and market shares. The study also segments the global waste management market by sector (Hospital waste management and Pharmaceutical waste management), services (Collection, Transportation & storage, Waste treatment, Disposal and recycling, and Others), treatment technology (Mechanical, Thermal, Chemical, and Microwave Irradiation) and geography (The Americas, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and ROW). This report also analyzes various marketing trends and establishes the most effective growth strategy.

Table Of Contents 
 
1 Introduction (Page No. - 16)
  1.1 Key Take-Aways
  1.2 Report Description
  1.3 Markets Covered
  1.4 Stakeholders
  1.5 Research Methodology
      1.5.1 Market Size
      1.5.2 Key Data Points Taken From Secondary Sources
      1.5.3 Key Data Points Taken From Primary Sources
      1.5.4 Assumptions

2 Executive Summary (Page No. - 22)

3 Market Overview (Page No. - 24)
  3.1 Introduction
  3.2 History & Evolution
  3.3 Market Statistics
      3.3.1 Medical Waste Management Treatment Technologies
      3.3.2 Sub-Sector
            3.3.2.1 Regular Medical Waste Management
            3.3.2.2 Anatomical Waste Management
            3.3.2.3 Manufacturing Waste Management
            3.3.2.4 Clinical Trial Waste Management
            3.3.2.5 Sub-Sector: Regional Market Revenue
                    3.3.2.5.1 The Americas
                    3.3.2.5.2 Europe
                    3.3.2.5.3 Asia-Pacific
                    3.3.2.5.4 Rest Of World (ROW)
      3.3.3 Related Market
            3.3.3.1 Medical Waste Treatment Equipment Market
      3.3.4 Complementary Markets
            3.3.4.1 Pharmaceutical Market
            3.3.4.2 Hospital Market
      3.3.5 Key Players
            3.3.5.1 The Americas
                    3.3.5.1.1 The U.S.
                    3.3.5.1.2 Brazil
                    3.3.5.1.3 Canada
            3.3.5.2 Asia-Pacific
                    3.3.5.2.1 China
                    3.3.5.2.2 Japan
                    3.3.5.2.3 India
            3.3.5.3 Europe
                    3.3.5.3.1 Germany
                    3.3.5.3.2 United Kingdom
                    3.3.5.3.3 Russia
            3.3.5.4 ROW
            3.3.5.5 Medical Waste Management: Tier 1 Companies

4 Industry Analysis (Page No. - 45)
  4.1 Value Chain Analysis
      4.1.1 Hospitals
      4.1.2 Pharmaceutical Industry
      4.1.3 Medical Waste Management Service Providers
  4.2 Industry Trends
  4.3 Medical Waste Management Services: Supply Chain Analysis

5 Market Analysis (Page No. - 52)
  5.1 Market Dynamics
      5.1.1 Market Drivers
            5.1.1.1 Environmental & Safety Regulations
            5.1.1.2 The Growing Pharmaceutical & Healthcare Industry
      5.1.2 Market Restraints
            5.1.2.1 Lack Of Industrial Recycling Facilities
            5.1.2.2 High Initial Investment Costs
      5.1.3 Market Opportunities
            5.1.3.1 Aging Population
  5.2 Burning Issue
      5.2.1 Requirement Of Medical Waste Management Training For Healthcare Managers
      5.2.2 Growing Environmental Concerns
  5.3 Porter’s Five Force Analysis
      5.3.1 Supplier’s Power
      5.3.2 Threat Of New Entrants
      5.3.3 Buyer’s Power
      5.3.4 Threat Of Substitutes
      5.3.5 Degree Of Competition

6 Medical Waste Management Market, By Sector (Page No. - 61)
  6.1 Introduction
  6.2 Market Analysis
      6.2.1 Hospital Waste Management
            6.2.1.1 Regular Medical Waste Management
            6.2.1.2 Anatomical Waste Management
      6.2.2 Pharmaceutical Waste Management
            6.2.2.1 Manufacturing Waste Management
            6.2.2.2 Clinical Trial Waste Management

7 By Service (Page No. - 71)
  7.1 Introduction
  7.2 Market Analysis
      7.2.1 Collection, Transportation, & Storage
      7.2.2 Waste Treatment
      7.2.3 Disposal & Recycling
      7.2.4 Others

8 By Treatment Technology (Page No. - 78)
  8.1 Introduction
  8.2 Market Analysis
      8.2.1 Mechanical
      8.2.2 Thermal
      8.2.3 Chemical
      8.2.4 Microwave Irradiation

9 By Geography (Page No. - 86)
  9.1 Introduction
      9.1.1 The Americas
            9.1.1.1 Industry Trend
            9.1.1.2 Market Analysis
      9.1.2 Europe
            9.1.2.1 Industry Trend
            9.1.2.2 Market Analysis
      9.1.3 Asia-Pacific
            9.1.3.1 Industry Trend
            9.1.3.2 Market Analysis
      9.1.4 ROW
            9.1.4.1 Industry Trend
            9.1.4.2 Market Analysis

10 Competitive Landscape (Page No. - 107)
   10.1 Introduction
   10.2 Mergers & Acquisitions
   10.3 Investments
   10.4 Agreements/Partnerships/Collaborations/ Joint Ventures 
   10.5 Market Share Analysis
   10.6 Swot Analysis
        10.6.1 Clean Harbors
        10.6.2 Waste Management Inc.
        10.6.3 Veolia Environment
        10.6.4 Republic Services Inc
        10.6.5 Suez Environnement

11 Company Profiles (Overview, Financial*, Products & Services, Strategy, And Developments)  (Page No. - 122)
   11.1 Aipura LIC
   11.2 Azure Hygiene
   11.3 Bio Medical Waste Solutions
   11.4 Clean Harbors
   11.5 Clinical Waste Solutions
   11.6 Converge Medical Solutions (CMS)
   11.7 Enviroserv Waste Management
   11.8 Gamma Waste Systems
   11.9 Hawaii Bio-Waste Systems Inc. (HBW)
   11.10 Healthcare Environmental Services Group
   11.11 Medasend Biomedical Inc.
   11.12 Medclean Technologies Inc.
   11.13 Miller Group
   11.14 Remondis Medison
   11.15 Republic Services Inc.
   11.16 Stericycle Inc.
   11.17 Suez Environnement
   11.18 Veolia Environmental Services
   11.19 Waste Management Inc.

*Details Might Not Be Captured In Case Of Unlisted Companies. 
 
 
List Of Tables  (78 Tables)
 
Table 1 Medical Waste Management: Market Revenue, By Geography,2011 – 2018 ($Million) 
Table 2 Categories Of Medical Waste
Table 3 Market Revenue, By Sub-Sector, 2011 – 2018 ($Million)
Table 4 The Americas: Market Revenue, By Sub-Sector, 2011 – 2018 ($Million) 
Table 5 Europe: Market Revenue, By Sub-Sector, 2011 – 2018 ($Million) 
Table 6 Asia-Pacific: Market Revenue, By Sub-Sector, 2011 – 2018 ($Million) 
Table 7 Asia-Pacific: Market Revenue, By Sub-Sector, 2011 – 2018 ($Million) 
Table 8 U.S.: Key Players
Table 9 Brazil: Key Players
Table 10 Canada: Key Players
Table 11 China: Key Players
Table 12 Japan: Key Players
Table 13 India: Key Players
Table 14 Germany: Key Players
Table 15 U.K.: Key Players
Table 16 Russia: Key Players
Table 17 Row: Key Players
Table 18 Tier 1 Companies
Table 19 Market Revenue, By Sector,2011 – 2018 ($Million) 
Table 20 Hospital Waste Management: Market Revenue, By Sub-Sector, 2011 – 2018 ($Million)
Table 21 Hospital Waste Management: Market Revenue, By Geography, 2011 – 2018 ($Million)
Table 22 Regular Medical Waste Management: Market Revenue, By Geography, 2011 – 2018 ($Million) 
Table 23 Anatomical Waste Management: Market Revenue, By Geography, 2011 – 2018 ($Million) 
Table 24 Pharmaceutical Waste Management: Market Revenue, By Sub-Sector, 2011 – 2018 ($Million) 
Table 25 Pharmaceutical Waste Management: Market Revenue, By Geography, 2011 – 2018 ($Million) 
Table 26 Manufacturing Waste Management: Market Revenue, By Geography, 2011 – 2018 ($Million) 
Table 27 Clinical Trial Waste Management: Market Revenue, By Geography, 2011 – 2018 ($Million) 
Table 28 Market Revenue, By Service,2011 – 2018 ($Million) 
Table 29 Collection, Transportation, & Storage: Market Revenue, By Geography, 2011 – 2018 ($Million) 
Table 30 Waste Treatment: Market Revenue, By Geography,2011 – 2018 ($Million) 
Table 31 Disposal & Recycling: Market Revenue, By Geography,2011 – 2018 ($Million) 
Table 32 Others: Market Revenue, By Geography, 2011 – 2018 ($Million)
Table 33 Market Revenue, By Treatment Technology, 2011 – 2018 ($Million)
Table 34 Mechanical: Market Revenue, By Geography,2011 – 2018 ($Million) 
Table 35 Thermal: Market Revenue, By Geography,2011 – 2018 ($Million) 
Table 36 Chemical: Market Revenue, By Geography,2011 – 2018 ($Million) 
Table 37 Microwave Irradiation: Market Revenue, By Geography,2011 – 2018 ($Million) 
Table 38 The Americas: Market Revenue, By Sector,2011 – 2018 ($Million) 
Table 39 The Americas: Hospital Waste Management Market Revenue, By Sub-Sector, 2011 – 2018 ($Million)
Table 40 The Americas: Pharmaceutical Waste Management Market Revenue, By Sub-Sector, 2011 – 2018 ($Million)
Table 41 The Americas: Market Revenue, By Service,2011 – 2018 ($Million) 
Table 42 The Americas: Market Revenue, By Treatment Technology, 2011 – 2018 ($Million)
Table 43 Europe: Market Revenue, By Sector, 2011 – 2018 ($Million)
Table 44 Europe: Hospital Waste Management Market Revenue, By Sub-Sector, 2011 – 2018 ($Million) 
Table 45 Europe: Pharmaceutical Waste Management Market Revenue, By Sub-Sector, 2011 – 2018 ($Million)
Table 46 Europe: Market Revenue, By Service, 2011 – 2018 ($Million)
Table 47 Europe: Market Revenue, By Treatment Technology,2011 – 2018 ($Million) 
Table 48 Asia-Pacific: Market Revenue, By Sector,2011 – 2018 ($Million) 
Table 49 Asia-Pacific: Hospital Waste Management Market Revenue, By Sub-Sector, 2011 – 2018 ($Million) 
Table 50 Asia-Pacific: Pharmaceutical Waste Management Market Revenue, By Sub-Sector, 2011 – 2018 ($Million)
Table 51 Asia-Pacific: Market Revenue, By Service,2011 – 2018 ($Million) 
Table 52 Asia-Pacific: Market Revenue, By Treatment Technology,2011 – 2018 ($Million) 
Table 53 Row: Market Revenue, By Sector, 2011 – 2018 ($Million)
Table 54 Row: Hospital Waste Management Market Revenue, By Sub-Sector, 2011 – 2018 ($Million) 
Table 55 Row: Pharmaceutical Waste Management Market Revenue, By Sub-Sector, 2011 – 2018 ($Million) 
Table 56 Row: Market Revenue, By Service, 2011 – 2018 ($Million)
Table 57 Row: Market Revenue, By Treatment Technology,2011 – 2018 ($Million) 
Table 58 Mergers & Acquisitions, 2011 – 2013
Table 59 Agreements, Partnerships, Collaborations, 2011 – 2013
Table 60 Aipura: Services & Their Description
Table 61 Azure Hygine: Services & Their Description
Table 62 Bio Medical: Services & Their Description
Table 63 Clean Harbors: Services & Their Description
Table 64 Clinical Waste Solutions: Services & Their Description
Table 65 Converge Medical: Services & Its Description
Table 66 Enviroserv: Products & Their Description/Applications
Table 67 Gamma Waste: Services & Their Description
Table 68 Hawaii Bio-Waste: Services & Their Description
Table 69 Healthcare: Products & Their Description/Applications
Table 70 Medasend: Services & Their Description
Table 71 Medclean: Services & Their Description
Table 72 Hawaii Bio-Waste: Services & Their Description
Table 73 Remondis: Services & Their Description
Table 74 Republic: Services & Their Description
Table 75 Stericycle: Segments, Sections & Services
Table 76 Suez: Services & Their Description
Table 77 Veolia: Services & Their Description
Table 78 Waste Management: Services & Their Description
 
 
List Of Figures (20 Figures) 
 
Figure 1 Market Segmentation
Figure 2 Waste Treatment Technology: Market Revenue, By Categories, 2013 ($Million) 
Figure 3 Value Chain Analysis
Figure 4 Market Revenue & Growth Rates, By Geography, 2011 – 2018
Figure 5 Market Revenue, By Services, 2011 – 2018
Figure 6 Medical Waste Management Services: Supply Chain
Figure 7 U.S.: Elder Population, By Age Group, 2010 – 2050
Figure 8 Porter’s Five Force Model
Figure 9 Process Flow
Figure 10 Market Share, By Growth Strategy, 2011 – 2013 (August)
Figure 11 Mergers & Acquisitions, 2011 – 2013
Figure 12 Investments, 2011 – 2013
Figure 13 Investments, 2011 – 2013
Figure 14 Agreements/Partnerships/Collaborations/Joint Ventures, 2011 – 2013
Figure 15 Consumption Share, By Companies, 2013 
Figure 16 Clean Harbors: Swot Analysis
Figure 17 Waste Management Inc.: Swot Analysis
Figure 18 Veolia Environment: Swot Analysis
Figure 19 Republic Services Inc.: Swot Analysis
Figure 20 Suez Environnement: Swot Analysis

This report covers medical waste management market in major regions that include Asia-Pacific, Europe, the Americas, and Rest of the World (ROW). Medical waste management services include Collection, transportation & storage, Waste treatment, Disposal and Recycling, and Others. The major sectors mentioned in the report are hospital waste management and pharmaceutical waste management.

Pharmaceutical waste management has the largest market share in terms of revenue and demand. Under services, Disposal and Recycling leads the overall market. The rising medical waste generation and environmental concerns are expected to enhance the growth prospects of the market. The lucrative and high-investment areas such as Europe and the Americas are the key driving factors for an exponential growth of the market. The report estimates the market in terms of sector, service, treatment technology, and geography.

There are a few major sub-sectors of medical waste management. These are sub-markets of the hospital and pharmaceutical waste management market i.e.:

  • Regular medical waste
  • Anatomical waste
  • Manufacturing waste
  • Clinical trial waste

The medical waste treatment equipment requires a huge setup cost, followed by their preventive and breakdown maintenance costs. With a reduction of effective treatment and handling services, there could be an increase in environmental pollution and contamination.

There is a need for economical and efficient equipment, along with other medical waste treatment services for better growth.

As per several market surveys, the global percentage of trained healthcare employees and managers are under 70%. One of the most important problems in medical waste management is the lack of sufficient training and supervision. The factors that affect the information levels on medical waste management among the health care industry personnel is the scarcity of conducting training programs.

Medical Waste Management: Market Revenue & Growth Rates, By Geography, 2011–2018

Medical Waste Management Market

Source: MarketsandMarkets Analysis

The diagram above shows the growth rates of the Americas, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and ROW in the medical waste management market from 2011 to 2018. The Americas is the region with the highest CAGR of 5.4%, followed by Europe, and ROW. In terms of revenue, the Americas is the dominating region, followed by Europe, and Asia-Pacific.

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