Mobile Air Transfer Mats Market Size, Share Global Analysis Report, 2023-2032
Mobile Air Transfer Mats Market Size, Share Global Analysis Report, 2023-2032

Mobile Air Transfer Mats Market Share, Size, Trends, Industry Analysis Report, By Product (Regular Mattress, Split-leg Business, and Half Mattress); By Usgae; By End User; By Region; Segment Forecast, 2023 – 2032

  • Published Date:Dec-2023
  • Pages: 118
  • Format: PDF
  • Report ID: PM4104
  • Base Year: 2022
  • Historical Data: 2019-2021

Report Outlook

The global mobile air transfer mats market was valued at USD 624.89 million in 2022 and is expected to grow at a CAGR of 7.4% during the forecast period.

The growing emergence of mobile air transfer mats as a crucial and critical solution for healthcare sector to transform patients care and safety during the transfers and allowing patients to travel between the surfaces in a gentle and seamless manner, while reducing or mitigating the risk of injury to patients as well as caregivers, are among the primary factors influencing the market growth.

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Apart from this, the continuously growing emphasis on patient safety and surging necessity for efficient transfer solutions across variety of healthcare settings along with the substantial increase in number of healthcare institutions prioritizing ergonomic and innovative transfer solutions, will likely to have a positive impact on the global market growth.

  • For instance, in May 2022, Invacare Corporation, introduced Birdie Evo XPLUS, which is an innovative patient life solution designed for post-acute care settings. The newly developed technology solution likely to provide maximum comfort and security during lifting and transferring a patient from a bed, chair, or floor.

Moreover, there is an increasing proliferation among leading businesses globally offering such solutions towards introduced mobile air transfer mats equipped with wireless remote controls and other innovative features. allowing caregivers to conveniently adjust pressure settings and firmness without needing to physically touch the mattress. As, it results in improved patient comfort and reduced the risk of disturbing patients during adjustment, it is anticipated to push market growth forward over the coming years.

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However, the high cost of these systems or solutions and availability of limited reimbursement could become a significant barrier to the adoption for healthcare facilities mainly with limited funding, and likely to hamper the global market growth.

Industry Dynamics

Growth Drivers

  • Rising global aging population and substantial increase in chronic illnesses driving the market growth

As the global aging population rises, the need and demand for healthcare services to increase drastically because elder people are more likely and prone to various mobility issues and bedsores that makes advanced air transfer mats highly essential for their comfort and care. Beside this, the prevalence of several chronic illnesses across the globe including diabetes and obesity that often requires bed rest or lead to extended period for rest, that is anticipated to foster global mobile air transfer mats market growth over the years.

  • For instance, according to a report published by World Health Organization, nearly, 422 Mn people around the world with majority in middle income countries have diabetes, and approx. 1.5 Mn deaths are directly attributed to the diabetes each year.

Report Segmentation

The market is primarily segmented based on product, usage, end user, and region.

By Product

By Usage

By End User

By Region

  • Regular Mattress
  • Split-leg Mattress
  • Half Mattress
  • Disposable
  • Reusable
  • Hospitals
  • Ambulatory Surgery Centers
  • Others
  • North America (U.S., Canada)
  • Europe (France, Germany, UK, Italy, Netherlands, Spain, Russia)
  • Asia Pacific (Japan, China, India, Malaysia, Indonesia. South Korea)
  • Latin America (Brazil, Mexico, Argentina)
  • Middle East & Africa (Saudi Arabia, UAE, Israel, South Africa)

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By Product Analysis

  • Regular mattress segment accounted for the largest market share in 2022

The regular mattress segment accounted for the largest market share. The segment market growth is highly attributable to numerous advantageous features and properties of these mattresses including greater comfort and low friction during movements along with the ability to underscores the effectiveness in improving or enhancing patient mobility and care.

In addition, the surging number of stringent regulatory standards and guidelines regarding the patient care and safety that are set by leading health authorities and healthcare organizations worldwide, are further pushing or encouraging healthcare facilities to invest heavily in high-quality medical equipment including regular mattresses and transfer mats.

By Usage Analysis

  • Disposable segment is projected to hold substantial market share

The disposable segment is projected to hold substantial market share over the course of study period, on account of increasing patient preferences for single-use products mainly due to growing hygiene concerns, greater convenience, and cost-effectiveness compared to other product types available in the market. As, disposable air transfer mats are easy to use and do not require any kind of extensive training, they are gaining significant traction among healthcare providers while making them able quickly deploy them for patient transfers, saving time and reducing the risk of injury to both patients and caregivers or staffs.

The reusable segment led the industry market and also projected to gain decent growth rate over the coming years, which is majorly driven by their ability to help in preventing pressure ulcers or bedsores that are among the common issues for immobile patients and provide long-term investment benefits for hospitals as they last longer and also requires less frequent replacement compared to others.

By End User Analysis

  • Hospitals segment is projected to witness highest growth

The hospitals segment accounted for noteworthy market share and is also expected to grow at highest growth rate over the study period, mainly accelerated by rapid adoption of advanced and innovated patient transfer solutions due to their easier access to new and advanced technologies and surge in the focus on healthcare facilities on improving patient outcomes and reducing complications. Additionally, there has been drastic increase in healthcare spending in many countries that could drive investments in advanced medical equipment including mobile air transfer mats, that allow hospitals to improve patient care and outcomes.

  • For instance, as per a report by the Economic Survey 2022-23, the central and state governments healthcare expenditure in the FY23 touched 2.1% of total GDP, with an increase from 1.6% in FY21.

Regional Insights

  • North America region dominated the global market in 2022

The North America region dominated the global market, mainly attributed to greater proliferation and prevalence for post-surgery treatment following the hip replacement procedures. Beside this, the rapid growth in the construction and expansion of healthcare facilities including hospitals and long-term care centers, are likely to open up new opportunities for the incorporation of advanced patient transfer solutions as a crucial part of modern healthcare infrastructure.

  • For instance, as per a report published by American College of Rheumatology, approx. 790,000 knee replacements and more than 450,000 hip replacements are performed every year in the United States and the number is continues to rise as the aged population rises.

The Asia Pacific region will grow at rapid pace, owing to region’s densely populated elderly population and increasing awareness among healthcare providers about the importance of patient safety. Also, some countries of region are becoming popular destination for medical tourists due to their affordable healthcare services & products, thus, with the growing medical tourists in the region, the need and demand for advanced medical equipment including mobile air transfer mats is substantially increasing.

Key Market Players & Competitive Insights

The mobile air transfer mats market is highly competitive in nature with the robust presence of several regional and global market players, who are extensively focusing on various business development and expansion strategies including collaborations, partnerships, acquisitions & mergers, and new product launches, to maintain their market position and expand their business to wider customer base.

Some of the major players operating in the global market include:

  • Airpal
  • ArjoHuntleigh
  • Baxter International Inc.
  • Benmor Medical
  • Etac AB
  • EZ Way
  • G Health Products Inc.
  • HoverTech International
  • Inovi Healthcare
  • Invacare Corporation
  • Meditek
  • Medline Industries
  • Sage Products
  • SPH Medical Inc.
  • Stryker Corporation

Recent Developments

  • In March 2022, Sage announced the launch of its new Multi-Position MATS, designed to prevent the patients from sliding during procedures and protecting nurses during surgical lateral transfers. The newly designed system uses two phase inflation method which safely stabilizes the patient.

Mobile Air Transfer Mats Market Report Scope

Report Attributes


Market size value in 2023

USD 670.06 million

Revenue forecast in 2032

USD 1277.16 million


7.4% from 2023 – 2032

Base year


Historical data

2019 – 2021

Forecast period

2023 – 2032

Quantitative units

Revenue in USD million and CAGR from 2023 to 2032

Segments covered

By Product, By Usage, By End User, By Region

Regional scope

North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Latin America; Middle East & Africa


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