Single Use Transfer Mats Market
Non-mechanical equipment or soft products are used with or without mechanical equipment to transfer or relocate a patient. Non-mechanical devices comprise slide sheets, transfer belts, roller sheets and single-use patient transfer mats. Slide sheets, designed to reduce friction between surfaces, aid in transferring patients from one bed to another. Transfer belts worn by patients provide caregivers with a safe and secure grip. These devices are not only safe and comfortable for patients but also beneficial for caregivers as they reduce the risk of injuries during patient transfers/relocation.
In 2015, the non-mechanical equipment segment is growing at high CAGR of the patient handling equipment market. This high CAGR can be attributed to the growing acceptance and popularity of non-mechanical equipment in the healthcare sector.
The patient handling equipment market is diversified and competitive, with a large number of players Including Stryker, Inc. (U.S.), Hill-Rom, Inc. (U.S.), Arjo Huntleigh, Inc. (Sweden), Guldmann, Inc. (Denmark), Invacare Corporation (U.S.), Linet, Inc. (Czech republic), Stiegelmeyer, Inc. (Germany), Joerns Healthcare (U.S.), Handicare, Inc. (Norway) and Prism Medical (U.S.).
Growth opportunities and latent adjacency in Single Use Transfer