The global automatic paper towel dispenser market size to cross USD 1.5 billion in 2020, growing at a CAGR of 16% during the forecast period. The global automatic paper towel dispenser market size to reach approx. 31 million units by 2025. Automatic or touchless dispensers have witnessed a significant rise in demand. This can majorly be contributed to the growing trend of smart restroom technology. Most households in developed economies are likely to adopt and opt for increasingly advanced hygienic services due to high disposable incomes. Automatic paper towel dispensers are majorly used in a wide range of end-users’ segments such as hospitality, healthcare, commercial, residential, and government agencies. These products play a vital role in maintaining the hygiene of highly touched surfaces. The market has undergone several changes in terms of quality standards and other crucial innovative advancements. Increasing innovations in the touchless industry, coupled with the growing demand from end-users, are expected to propel the demand. For instance, Kimberly-Clark Professional has also introduced an electronic touchless towel system that improves upon other existing Kimberly-Clark towel dispensing systems by offering the hygienic benefits of hands-free dispensing.
The eruption of COVID-19 is expected to increase the sale during the forecast period. The healthcare and commercial end-users will undoubtedly invest more in automatic paper towel dispensers to attract customers in a post-COVID world. Although the demand for touchless sanitization products was somewhat latent early, the spread of the virus is increasing the demand for hand hygiene products among the health-conscious population worldwide.
- The surface-mounted automatic paper towel dispenser market size is likely to observe an incremental growth of over $1.5 billion by 2025. The growth is on account of the increasing preference for wall-mounted dispensers over countertop ones.
- The hospitality sector is expected to witness over 5.5 million units by 2025. The need to reduce the spread of infectious disease and minimize cross-contamination risk is increasing the share of the segment.
- The infrared segment is expected to achieve an incremental growth of around $1.4 billion by 2025.
- The US automatic paper towel dispenser market is projected to grow at a CAGR of over 16% during the period 2019–2025. It is likely to observe significant revenue due to increased initiatives in the US to build a high level of hand hygiene awareness among people.
- The India automatic paper towel dispenser market share is expected to grow at a CAGR of over 17% during the period 2019–2025. This is on account of growing investments in the healthcare sector.
GLOBAL AUTOMATIC PAPER TOWEL DISPENSER MARKET SEGMENTATION
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INSIGHTS BY MOUNT
The Wall mounted paper towel dispensers are significantly being used as one of the essential amenities in modern-day washrooms. The usage of these products is deemed to be economical for resorts and hotels, thereby witnessing high adoption. The introduction of motion sensors, which is a special feature available on certain dispenser models, is also increasing traction among consumers.
Countertop dispensers are most suitable for spacious kitchens and washrooms. The usage of these products offers comprehensive and straightforward cleaning solutions to users in washrooms. With ongoing advances in technology and product design, smart sensor-based paper towel dispensers are expected to witness a surging rise in demand. These products are significantly gaining traction due to greater and excellent dispensing capacities than manual dispensing products.
INSIGHTS BY END-USER
Growing hygiene concerns have propelled the usage of the automatic paper dispenser in the residential sector. Private homes, residential societies, villas, apartments, individual uses, are the major end-users. The outbreak of COVID-19 has increased hygiene among homes and residential places. People are becoming more aware of maintaining personal health to fight against the continuous spread of contagious diseases. Therefore, paper towels are more hygienic than cloth towels.
The trend of smart bathrooms at public places to maintain hygiene is gaining significant traction. The growing adoption of sensor-activated products such as automatic faucets, automatic paper towel dispensers, and automatic paper towel dispensers is profoundly used in public places such as shopping malls, high-end office buildings, and multiplexes.
The growth in investments in the healthcare sector, coupled with the growing infectious diseases, is set to drive the market for automatic paper towel dispensers. Hence, leading vendors are engaged in offering solutions, which help to improve workplace safety and productivity. Touchless solutions in medical facilities play a vital role in combating the spread of infectious diseases among people.
INSIGHTS BY SENSOR
The growing penetration of the Internet of Things (IoT) and the increasing consumer preference toward better energy management are expected to boost the demand for smart home automation technology, including infrared sensors. The growing number of connected devices is expected to propel the growth of the infrared sensor market. With advances in technology, infrared sensors are becoming affordable and light. Besides, the power consumption in such sensors is remarkably low. These sensors are increasingly being used in automotive, commercial applications, manufacturing, and healthcare sectors.
With the rapid evolution of LIDAR technology, automatic paper dispensers are catching up the pace. Hence, with the adoption of these sensors, it becomes easy for users to maintain hygiene. Vendors are emphasizing the adoption of several advanced technologies to improve the efficacy and efficiency in the restroom or kitchen or dining space areas. In terms of unit shipment, the segment is expected to reach over 7 million units by 2025, with North America leading the chart.
INSIGHTS BY GEOGRAPHY
The COVID-19 pandemic was confirmed to have reached North America in January 2020. The disease has spread in the US rapidly. Such outbreaks have increased awareness of hygiene consciousness among people. Therefore, touch-free paper towel dispensers are appropriate appliances as they help to enhance hygiene and counter the spread of contagious diseases such as COVID-19. North America is a mature market for tissue and hygiene products. In North America, the demand for paper towel dispensers, towels, tissue dispenser, soaps, napkins, and wipers has increased with commercial usage in settings such as buildings, restaurants, schools, and healthcare facilities after the onset of a pandemic.
INSIGHTS BY VENDORS
The global automatic paper towel dispenser market share is highly concentrated, with many local and international players in the market. The competition among these players is intense. The rapidly changing technological scenario can adversely affect vendors as customers expect continual innovations and upgrades in the domain. With increasing innovations among players, the competition is likely to increase in various product segments.
The global automatic paper towel dispenser market research report includes in-depth coverage of the industry analysis with revenue and forecast insights for the following segments:
Segmentation by Mount
- Surface Mounted
- Corporate Spaces
- Government & Defense
- Infrared Sensor
- LIDAR Sensor
- North America
- South Korea
- Middle East & Africa
- South Africa
- Saudi Arabia
- Latin America