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Consumption of Fluff-less Diapers Boosting Growth in the Adult Diaper Market in Japan

Reportstack has announced a new market research report on the Adult Diaper Market in Japan 2015-2019, which is expected to grow at a CAGR of 9.35 percent and 7.11 percent in terms of revenue and unit shipment, respectively, during the period 2015-2019.

Consumption of adult diapers in hospitals and nursing homes offers considerable advantages to both patients and nursing staff. It provides comfort and a hygienic environment for patients as it reduces infections and skin irritations. In recent years, the market for incontinence products outside these institutions has increased considerably, especially in Japan. Several varieties of adult diapers are available depending on the degrees of incontinence, from light to moderate or heavy. Use of adult diapers is high among women mainly because of the impact of pregnancy on pelvic muscle control.

“Market vendors have been concentrating on manufacturing products based on reverse engineering, wherein diapers are made without fluff pulp,” .

“In fluff-less diapers, the core is made of a super-absorbent polymer merged between two layers. The design of the product is such that it can contain more liquid by breaking the bonds to increase the space.”

Key Market Drivers

Increase in Aged Population
Increase in Nuclear Families
Growth of Urbanization
Awareness about Personal Hygiene

Key Market Trends

Increased R&D Investment
Use of Fluff-less Diapers
Increased Marketing Initiatives
Availability of Wide Variety of Adult Diapers
Used Diapers as Energy Source

Key Market Vendors

Daio Paper Corp.
Kimberly-Clark Corp.
Nippon Paper Industries Co. Ltd.
Svenska Cellulosa Aktiebolaget (SCA)
Unicharm Corp.

To define the market circumstances in the next 3-4 years, the analysts have conducted in-depth analysis of the impact of market drivers, challenges and trends featuring data on product segmentations, vendor shares, growth rate by revenue and an evaluation of the different buying criteria in the order of importance.

To access full report with TOC, please visit Adult Diaper Market in Japan 2015-2019.