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Steam Autoclaves Market by Product Type (Table Top, Vertical, Horizontal, Floor Standing, High Pressure), by application (Medical, Dental, Laboratory) for Healthcare: Global Industry Perspective, Comprehensive Analysis and Forecast, 2017 – 2023

Published Date: 27-Mar-2018 Category: Medical Device Report Format : PDF Pages: 110 Report Code: ZMR-2723 Status : Published

Global steam autoclave market expected to reach USD 2857.3 million by 2023, growing at a CAGR of 7.84% between 2018 and 2023. Steam sterilization has many benefits as a sterilization method in healthcare facilities including low cost, safety, and efficacy.


The report covers forecast and analysis for the Steam Autoclaves market on a global and regional level. The study provides historical data from 2017 along with a forecast from 2018 to 2023 based on revenue (USD Million). The study includes drivers and restraints for the Steam Autoclaves market along with the impact they have on the demand over the forecast period. Additionally, the report includes the study of opportunities available in the Steam Autoclaves market on a global level. 

This report offers comprehensive coverage of global Steam Autoclaves market along with, market trends, drivers, and restraints of Steam Autoclaves market. This report includes a detailed competitive scenario and product portfolio of key vendors. To understand the competitive landscape in the market, an analysis of Porter’s five forces model for the Steam Autoclaves market has also been included. The study encompasses a market attractiveness analysis, wherein all segments are benchmarked based on their market size, growth rate, and general attractiveness. This report is prepared by using data sourced from in-house databases, secondary and primary research team of industry experts. Research analysts and consultants cooperate with leading companies of the concerned domain to verify every value of data exists in this report.

Giobal Steam Autoclaves Market

The study provides a decisive view on the Steam Autoclaves market by segmenting the market based on product type, application, and regions. All these segments have been analyzed based on present and future trends and the market is estimated from 2018 to 2023. The product type market covered under this study includes Table Top, Vertical, Horizontal, Floor Standing, and High Pressure. The application covered under this study includes Medical, Dental, Laboratory uses.  This report also includes the current and forecast demand for the region of North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Latin America, and Middle East & Africa. Key operating players for Steam Autoclaves market are Belimed, BMM Weston Ltd., Getinge Group, LTE Scientific Ltd, Panasonic Biomedical Sales Europe B.V., Priorclave Ltd., Tuttnauer, Matachana Group, Steris plc., Astell Scientific, Biotechnologies Inc., ZIRBUS technology GmbH, LIFE STERIWARE, Accumax India. and Consolidated Sterilizer Systems.

This report segments the Steam Autoclaves Market as follows:

Steam Autoclave Market: Product Type Segment Analysis

  • Table Top
  • Vertical
  • Horizontal
  • Floor Standing
  • High Pressure

Steam Autoclave Market: Mode of Application Segment Analysis

  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Laboratory

Steam Autoclave Market: Regional Segment Analysis

  • North America
    • The U.S.
  • Europe
    • UK
    • France
    • Germany
  • Asia Pacific
    • China
    • Japan
    • India
  • Latin America
    • Brazil
  • Middle East and Africa

Table Of Content

  • Chapter 1. Introduction
    • 1.1. Report Description And Scope
    • 1.2. Research Scope
    • 1.3. Research Methodology
      • 1.3.1. Market Research Process
      • 1.3.2. Market Research Methodology
  • Chapter 2. Executive Summary
    • 2.1. Global Steam Autoclaves market, 2017 - 2023(USD Million)
    • 2.2. Global Steam Autoclaves market: Snapshot
  • Chapter 3. Steam Autoclaves market - Market Dynamics
    • 3.1. Introduction
    • 3.2. Value Chain Analysis
    • 3.3. Market Drivers
      • 3.3.1. Global Steam Autoclaves Market Drivers: Impact Analysis
      • 3.3.2. Increasing no of incidences of infection
    • 3.4. Global Steam Autoclaves market Restraints: Impact Analysis
      • 3.4.1. Increased capital cost
    • 3.5. Opportunities
      • 3.5.1. Increasing government funding and awareness regarding its use
    • 3.6. Porter's Five Forces Analysis
      • 3.6.1. Bargaining Power Of Suppliers
      • 3.6.2. Bargaining Power Of Buyers
      • 3.6.3. Threat From New Entrants
      • 3.6.4. Threat From New Substitutes
      • 3.6.5. Degree Of Competition
    • 3.7. Market Attractiveness Analysis
      • 3.7.1. Market Attractiveness Analysis, by product type segment
      • 3.7.2. Market Attractiveness Analysis, by Application Segment
      • 3.7.3. Market Attractiveness Analysis, by Regional Segment
  • Chapter 4. Global Steam Autoclaves market - Competitive Landscape
    • 4.1. Company Market Share, 2017 (Subject To Data Availability)
    • 4.2. Strategic Development
      • 4.2.1. Acquisitions & Mergers
      • 4.2.2. New Source Launch
      • 4.2.3. Agreements, Partnerships, Collaborations And Joint Ventures
      • 4.2.4. Research And Development, Product And Regional Expansion
    • 4.3. Product Portfolio
    • 4.4. Patent Analysis (2012-2017)
      • 4.4.1. Patent Trend
      • 4.4.2. Patent Share By Company
      • 4.4.3. By Region
  • Chapter 5. Global Steam Autoclaves market - Product type Analysis
    • 5.1. Global Steam Autoclaves market: Product type Segment Overview
      • 5.1.1. Global Steam Autoclaves market Revenue Share, By Product type Segment, 2017 And 2023
    • 5.2. Table Top
      • 5.2.1. Global Steam Autoclaves market for Table Top steam Autoclave, 2017 - 2023 (USD Million)
    • 5.3. Vertical Autoclave
      • 5.3.1. Global Steam Autoclaves market for Vertical autoclave, 2017 - 2023 (USD Million)
    • 5.4. Horizontal
      • 5.4.1. Global Steam Autoclave market for Horizontal autoclave, 2017 - 2023 (USD Million)
    • 5.5. Floor Standing
      • 5.5.1. Global Steam Autoclave Market for Floor standing autoclave, 2017- 2023 (USD Million)
    • 5.6. High Pressure
      • 5.6.1. Global Steam Autoclave Market for high pressure autoclave, 2017 - 2023 (USD Million)
  • Chapter 6. Global Steam Autoclaves market - Application Analysis
    • 6.1. Global Steam Autoclaves market: Application Overview
      • 6.1.1. Global Steam Autoclaves market Revenue Share, By Application, 2017 And 2023
    • 6.2. Medical
      • 6.2.1. Global Steam Autoclaves market For Medical Applications, 2017 - 2023 (USD Million)
    • 6.3. Dental
      • 6.3.1. Global Steam Autoclaves market For Dental Applications, 2017 - 2023 (USD Million
    • 6.4. Laboratory
      • 6.4.1. Global Steam Autoclaves market For Laboratory Applications, 2017 - 2023 (USD Million)
  • Chapter 7. Global Steam Autoclaves market - Regional Segment Analysis
    • 7.1. Global Steam Autoclaves market: Regional Overview
      • 7.1.1. Global Steam Autoclaves market Revenue Share, By Region, 2017 And 2023
    • 7.2. North America
      • 7.2.1. North America Steam Autoclaves market Revenue, by Product type, 2017 - 2023 , (USD Million)
      • 7.2.2. North America Steam Autoclaves market Revenue, by Application 2017 - 2023 , (USD Million)
    • 7.3. Europe
      • 7.3.1. Europe Steam Autoclaves market Revenue, by Product type, 2017 - 2023 , (USD Million)
      • 7.3.2. Europe Steam Autoclaves market Revenue, by Application 2017 - 2023 , (USD Million)
    • 7.4. Asia Pacific
      • 7.4.1. Asia Pacific Steam Autoclaves market Revenue, by Product type, 2017 - 2023 , (USD Million)
      • 7.4.2. Asia Pacific Steam Autoclaves market Revenue, by Applications 2017 - 2023 , (USD Million)
    • 7.5. Latin America
      • 7.5.1. Latin America Steam Autoclaves market Revenue, by Product type, 2017 - 2023 , (USD Million)
      • 7.5.2. Latin America Steam Autoclaves market Revenue, by Application 2017 - 2023 , (USD Million)
    • 7.6. Middle East and Africa
      • 7.6.1. Middle East and Africa Steam Autoclaves market Revenue, by Product type, 2017 - 2023 , (USD Million)
      • 7.6.2. Middle East and Africa Steam Autoclaves market Revenue, by Application 2017 - 2023 , (USD Million)
  • Chapter 8. Company Profile
    • 8.1. Belimed
      • 8.1.1. Overview
      • 8.1.2. Financials
      • 8.1.3. Product Portfolio
      • 8.1.4. Business Strategy
      • 8.1.5. Recent Developments
    • 8.2. BMM Weston Ltd.
      • 8.2.1. Overview
      • 8.2.2. Financials
      • 8.2.3. Product Portfolio
      • 8.2.4. Business Strategy
      • 8.2.5. Recent Developments
    • 8.3. Getinge Group
      • 8.3.1. Overview
      • 8.3.2. Financials
      • 8.3.3. Product Portfolio
      • 8.3.4. Business Strategy
      • 8.3.5. Recent Developments
    • 8.4. LTE Scientific Ltd.
      • 8.4.1. Overview
      • 8.4.2. Financials
      • 8.4.3. Product Portfolio
      • 8.4.4. Business Strategy
      • 8.4.5. Recent Developments
    • 8.5. Panasonic Biomedical Sales Europe B.V.
      • 8.5.1. Financials
      • 8.5.2. Product Portfolio
      • 8.5.3. Business Strategy
      • 8.5.4. Recent Developments
    • 8.6. Priorclave Ltd
      • 8.6.1. Financials
      • 8.6.2. Product Portfolio
      • 8.6.3. Business Strategy
      • 8.6.4. Recent Developments
    • 8.7. Tuttnauer
      • 8.7.1. Overview
      • 8.7.2. Financials
      • 8.7.3. Product Portfolio
      • 8.7.4. Business Strategy
      • 8.7.5. Recent Developments
    • 8.8. Matachana Group
      • 8.8.1. Overview
      • 8.8.2. Financials
      • 8.8.3. Product Portfolio
      • 8.8.4. Business Strategy
      • 8.8.5. Recent Developments
    • 8.9. Steris plc.
      • 8.9.1. Overview
      • 8.9.2. Financials
      • 8.9.3. Product Portfolio
      • 8.9.4. Business Strategy
      • 8.9.5. Recent Developments
    • 8.10. Astell Scientific
      • 8.10.1. Overview
      • 8.10.2. Financials
      • 8.10.3. Product Portfolio
      • 8.10.4. Business Strategy
      • 8.10.5. Recent Developments
    • 8.11. Biotechnologies Inc.
      • 8.11.1. Overview
      • 8.11.2. Financials
      • 8.11.3. Product Portfolio
      • 8.11.4. Business Strategy
      • 8.11.5. Recent Developments
    • 8.12. ZIRBUS technology GmbH
      • 8.12.1. Overview
      • 8.12.2. Financials
      • 8.12.3. Product Portfolio
      • 8.12.4. Business Strategy
      • 8.12.5. Recent Developments
    • 8.13. LIFE STERIWARE
      • 8.13.1. Overview
      • 8.13.2. Financials
      • 8.13.3. Product Portfolio
      • 8.13.4. Business Strategy
      • 8.13.5. Recent Developments
    • 8.14. Accumax India
      • 8.14.1. Overview
      • 8.14.2. Financials
      • 8.14.3. Product Portfolio
      • 8.14.4. Business Strategy
      • 8.14.5. Recent Developments 


This report is based on in-depth qualitative and quantitative analyses of the global Steam Autoclaves market. Zion Market Research has collected and analyzed key data belong to the global Steam Autoclaves market using a variety of methods. Quantitative analysis has been done following various projection and sampling techniques.

The qualitative analysis involved primary interviews, surveys, and vendor briefings. The data gathered as a result of these processes were validated through experts' opinions. The market dynamics have been determined after conducting a detailed study of the micro and macroeconomic indicators of the market.

Various parameters have been taken into account while estimating market size. The revenue generated by the leading industry participants in from the sales of Steam Autoclaves across the world has been calculated through primary and secondary research.

Zion Market Research employs the combination of secondary research followed by extensive primary research. Under secondary research, we refer to prominent paid as well as open access data sources including product literature, company annual reports, government publications, press releases, industry association’s magazines and other relevant sources for data collection. Other prominent secondary sources include STATISTA, trade journals, trade associations, statistical data from government websites, etc. 

For this study, Zion Market Research has conducted all-encompassing primary research with key industry participants to collect first had data. Moreover, in-depth interviews with key opinion leaders also assisted in the validation of findings from secondary research and to understand key trends in the Steam Autoclaves industry. Primary research makes up the major source of data collection and validation.   

Primary Research

We conduct primary interviews with industry participants and commentators on an ongoing basis to validate data and analysis. A typical research interview fulfills the following functions:

  • Provides firsthand information on market size, market trends, growth trends, competitive landscape, outlook, etc.
  • Helps in validating and strengthening the secondary research findings
  • Further, develops the analysis team’s expertise and market understanding
  • Primary research involves e-mail interactions, telephonic interviews as well as face-to-face interviews for each market, category, segment, and sub-segment across geographies

Participants who typically participate in such a process include, but are not limited to:

  • Industry participants: CEOs, VPs, marketing/product managers, market intelligence managers and national sales managers
  • Purchasing managers, technical personnel, distributors and resellers
  • Outside experts: Investment bankers, valuation experts, and research analysts specializing in specific markets

Key opinion leaders specializing in different areas corresponding to different industry verticals

Secondary Research

Secondary research sources that are typically referred to include, but are not limited to:

  • Company websites, annual reports, financial reports, broker reports, investor presentations and SEC filings
  • IDC and other relevant magazines
  • Internal and external proprietary databases, and relevant patent and regulatory databases
  • National government documents, statistical databases and market reports

News articles, press releases and webcasts specific to companies operating in the market

Following a comprehensive secondary and primary research and insights thus gathered, analysts at Zion Research have provided an in-depth analysis of various aspects of the Steam Autoclaves market.


Where no hard data is available, we use models and estimates to produce comprehensive data sets. A rigorous methodology is adopted, wherein the available hard data is cross-referenced with the following data types to produce estimates:

  • Demographic data: Population split into segments
  • Macroeconomic indicators: GDP, PPP, Per Capita Income, etc.
  • Industry indicators: Expenditure, technology stage, and infrastructure, sector growth and facilities
  • Data is then cross-checked by an expert panel.

Free Analysis

Autoclaves use water, pressure, and heat to create superheated steam that kills microorganisms and spores. They are used to decontaminate certain biological waste and sterilize media, instruments, and labware. Steam sterilization is mainly a function of temperature, pressure and time. Autoclaves are sterilizers using high pressure and high-temperature steam to sterilize media, glassware, instruments, waste, etc. A steam autoclave uses pressurized steam to generate moist heat to eliminate viable microbes from non-heat-sensitive medical devices used for surgical and general patient care. Steam autoclave consists of a stainless steel sterilizing chamber (rounded or rectangular) outfitted with a data recorder and/ or microprocessor. The unit may house a steam generator, removable racks, and/or water saver system. In a gravity sterilizer, air is exhausted through a steam trap at the bottom of the chamber. Vacuum sterilizers eliminate air by applying a partial vacuum and therefore require a vacuum pump. Tabletop steam sterilizers require minimal installation and are used in a wide variety of medical and laboratory environments.

Steam autoclaves use high pressure and high-temperature steam to kill pathogens. In order for the steam autoclave to be effective, the materials to be sterilized must be saturated with steam. Sterilization refers to the absolute destruction of all microorganisms that are present in fluids, on surfaces of materials, in medication and culture media. Steam sterilization works by denaturing proteins. Denaturing proteins involves protein coagulation which is a change in the conformation of the protein rendering it inactive. Basically, the steam autoclave is a pressure cooker that uses steam under pressure as its sterilizing agent. The increase in pressure above one atmosphere allows steam to reach a higher temperature. The extra pressure brings the boiling temperature of water higher bringing about more killing power. Thermal death time is information used to determine how long it takes to kill specific microorganisms at a specified temperature. The death rate is directly proportional to the number of microorganisms present at any given time. Moist heat autoclaving is the most often used form of sterilization. It is the fastest and most reliable form of sterilization. The increased demand for sterilization in medical and laboratory environment is major growth factor of this market. Moreover, growing need for safe management of infectious medical waste is driving the steam autoclaves market. However, for the small-scale hospitals, the high equipment cost has emerged as a roadblock for the steam autoclave market. Growing number of government regulations regarding the mandatory implementation of biosafety regulations, growing demand for portable autoclaves and the introduction of cost-effective devices may generate new opportunities in the forecast period.

Global Steam Autoclaves Market

Based on product type, the market of the steam autoclave is segmented into Table Top, Vertical, Horizontal, Floor Standing, and High Pressure. In 2017, the Tabletop type and vertical type segment dominated the market.

Based upon application, the market of the steam autoclave is classified into Medical, Dental, and Laboratory. Medical and dental application dominated the market in 2017. In forecast period Laboratory applications is projected to grow at healthy growth rate.

Based on the geography, the market of steam autoclaves has been segmented into North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Latin America, and the Middle East and Africa. In 2016, North America dominated the market with major market share and as a result of increasing government funding for medical waste management systems. Europe region was growing at significant growth rate mainly due increasing funding and regulations by the government bodies. Asia Pacific region also grows at a healthy rate primarily due to raising awareness about medical sterilization.

Key players operating in the steam autoclave market include Belimed, BMM Weston Ltd., Getinge Group, LTE Scientific Ltd, Panasonic Biomedical Sales Europe B.V., Priorclave Ltd., Tuttnauer, Matachana Group, Steris plc., Astell Scientific, Biotechnologies Inc., ZIRBUS technology GmbH, LIFE STERIWARE, Accumax India. and Consolidated Sterilizer Systems.

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