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Top 10 Chronic Wound Care Brands in 2024

Author : Priyanka | May 28, 2024

Chronic wound care has emerged as a crucial aspect of healthcare, focusing on promoting the healing process and safeguarding against infections. As per the World Health Organization (WHO), the rising prevalence of chronic wounds is a major global concern. The organization also suggests initiatives such as increasing awareness regarding wound care to address socioeconomic and cultural factors and investing in treatment research in the wound care sector. The WHO recognizes the AAWC Global Volunteers program as a global initiative aimed at enhancing interprofessional teamwork in wound care.

The report by Kings Research shows that the chronic wound care market was recorded at a valuation of $11.17 billion in 2022. The market is likely to be valued at $15.51 billion by 2030, at a CAGR of 4.28% from 2023 to 2030. The number of chronic cases has increased significantly in recent years due to the geriatric population and an increase in the prevalence of diabetes and obesity. This has led to the need for chronic wound care.

Treating burn injuries is challenging, yet several advanced techniques are emerging to help chronic wound healing. The chronic wound care market is expanding rapidly owing to access to effective treatment with a multi-disciplinary approach that offers effective prevention, early detection, and timely diagnosis of several wounds. Additionally, the focus on developing advanced wound dressings is fueling market growth. Moreover, advancements in nanotechnologies with unique properties can address specific needs and related problems.

Let’s closely examine the major companies operating in this market.

Kings Research Identifies the Top 10 Chronic Wound Care Brands in the Market

The following are the top 10 suppliers of wound care, whose cutting-edge products are driving market growth.

1. 3M

3M Healthcare's is a leading supplier of cutting-edge wound care products and solutions. In January 2024, the US Army Medical Research Acquisition Activity awarded the Medical Solutions Division of 3M Health Care with $34.2 million to enhance the treatment processes of critical wounds from the point of injury sites to the hospital. The funding will enable 3M to develop treatment strategies for harsh settings, particularly those related to delayed emergencies and mass casualties. The program will focus on infection prevention, wound management, and healing.

2. B Braun SE

  1. Braun SE, a renowned global medical technology company, specializes in supplying innovative products for chronic wound care. Recently, in January 2024, the company opened the Wound Ostomy and Continence Learning Center in Thailand’s Pathum Thani Province, with backing from Aesculap Academy and the Enterostomal Therapy Nurse Association. The center aims to enhance professional capacity in wound and stoma care, improving patient quality of life.

3. Cardinal Health

Cardinal Health is a globally integrated healthcare company focused on two business segments: pharmaceutical and medical. In the medical segment, it offers advanced wound care remedies, cardiovascular, endovascular, urology, and other medical products and devices. It has a diverse product portfolio that enables them to compete effectively in the wound care market.

4. Coloplast A/S

Coloplast A/S is one of the leading chronic wound care brands that serve healthcare providers and patients in over 140 countries. Its wound care portfolio reflects its commitment to innovation, sustainability, and patient-centered care. In January 2024, the company introduced a new silicone foam dressing called Biatain Silicone Fit to the US market. The product is designed for pressure injury prevention and wound management, providing a soft, secure, and comfortable fit for patients while reducing infection risk.

5. Convatec Inc.

Convatec Inc. is a global medical products and technologies company focused on chronic wound care, ostomy care, and continence and critical care. In March 2023, the company received FDA clearance for its InnovaBurn® placental extracellular matrix medical device, designed for managing complex surgical wounds and burns. The device can disinfect the tissue, decellularize the extracellular matrix, halt viruses, and support structural protein growth that aids in healing.

6. Integra LifeSciences

Integra LifeSciences is a leading manufacturing company that focuses on two businesses: surgical and orthopedics and tissue technologies. Its tissue technology business includes acute and chronic wound care management. In March 2024, Integra LifeSciences launched the MicroMatrix Flex dual-syringe system for urinary bladder matrix (UBM) access for accessing hard-to-reach spaces in wound management. The device is designed to manage various wound types.

7. Kane Biotech Inc.

Kane Biotech Inc. operates in the chronic wound care market. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) provided the company with 510(k) clearance for its coactiv+ Antimicrobial Wound Gel. This gel is used for the management of ulcers, burns, wounds, and surgical incisions in adult populations. The clearance was received in May 2023.

8. Medline Industries, Inc.

Medline Industries, Inc. is one of the key brands in the advanced wound care management market. It offers a wide range of wound care products and services. In 2023, the company launched a new Skin Champion Program at the Symposium on Advanced Wound Care (SAWC) in Charlotte, aimed at providing new approaches to treating non-healing wounds across the continuum of care. This shows Medline's commitment to effective wound care.

9. Smith+Nephew

Smith+Nephew is one of the well-known global advanced chronic wound care brands that offer medical products. This includes dressings, bandages, wound management systems, and bioactive wound care products. In April 2024, Smith+Nephew launched its Renasys Edge negative pressure wound therapy (NPWT) system in the U.S. The lightweight, compact system is designed for treating chronic wounds and offers a user-friendly interface with step-by-step guidance.

10. Cipla Ltd

Cipla Ltd. is a renowned pharmaceutical company headquartered in India with a strong global presence. The company has a vast portfolio, with more than 1,500 products on the market, and operates in over 80 countries. It offers a wide range of products across various therapeutic categories in different dosage forms. It is known for its commitment to providing high-quality and affordable medicines to support patients in need.

How Do Innovations in Chronic Wound Care Impact the Industry Dynamics?

Advancements in chronic wound care are revolutionizing the market dynamics by offering innovative solutions for enhanced healing and patient outcomes. These advancements include new wound dressings with improved functionality like antimicrobial properties and advanced moisture management, as well as bioactive wound care product development.

Additionally, technological advancements like telemedicine and smart wound monitoring systems will enable remote patient monitoring and personalized care. These advancements and efforts of the chronic wound care brands are shaping the market landscape, promoting faster healing, reducing complications, and improving the overall quality of patient care.

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