Technavio has published a new report on the global environmental disinfection robot market from 2017-2021. (Graphic: Business Wire)
Technavio has announced the top five leading vendors in their recent global environmental disinfection robots market 2017-2021 report. This market research report also lists five other prominent vendors that are expected to impact the market during the forecast period.
According to the research analysis, the global environmental disinfection robot market is characterized by the presence of several established international vendors, such as Bioquell, Xenex, STERIS, Tru-D SmartUVC, and The Clorox Company. There is intense competition between these vendors in terms of product features, price, customization of products and solutions, and the customer support services offered. The established vendors in the market are focusing on geographic expansion, increasing production capacities, and upselling products by upgrading the existing ones.
“Apart from enhancements in safety features and hardware capabilities, vendors are also working on adding functionalities, such as cloud reporting of real-time data analytics, connectivity with smartphones with the help of Wi-fi and Bluetooth, and improvement in programmable logic controllers to improve the performance and efficiency of their products,” says Bharath Kanniappan, lead robotics analyst from Technavio.
The report also states that as the market progresses, vendors will increase the scope of their disinfection robots beyond application in healthcare facilities to others such as the food and pharmaceuticals sector, airplanes, and gym lockers of professional sports teams and schools.
Technavio industrial automation market research analysts identify the following key vendors:
Bioquell: Bioquell is a provider of hydrogen peroxide decontamination equipment and services. The company mainly caters to sectors, such as healthcare, food production, defense, and life sciences. Bioquell offers a range of services, including support in installation and integration, a strong field-based service engineer network, preventative maintenance plans, and bio-decontamination cycle development services.
STERIS: STERIS is a major player in the market for products dealing with prevention of infections, control of contamination, and surgical technologies. The company has gained a foothold in the market through a series of strategic acquisitions and the innovation of new products that ensure prevention of infection and contamination in the healthcare and pharmaceutical environment. In addition, the company is broadening its reach with products to meet the needs of defense and industrial markets.
The Clorox Company" The Clorox Company is a major vendor in the global environmental disinfection robot market. Unlike other vendors in the market, the company is also focused on enhancing the data reporting and analytics features of its products. The company has been a major vendor in the market for manual surface disinfection products. The addition of disinfection robots to supplement standard cleaning and disinfection processes has enabled the company to build a more comprehensive portfolio of environmental disinfection products.
Tru-D SmartUVC: Tru-D SmartUVC produces UV disinfection devices. It has been deployed across hospitals to fight against pathogens, such as C. diff., MRSA, Ebola, CRE, VRE, and MERS. CDC backs the company. The company’s disinfection robots use low-pressure mercury vapor lamps, which have been endorsed by the US Department of Energy and the Environmental Protection Agency for use in healthcare.
Xenex: Xenex is a U.S.-based vendor with the mission to reduce HAIs in hospitals and other healthcare facilities. The company introduced their patented pulsed-Xenon Full Spectrum UV room disinfection system, which has been adopted due to its speed and ease of use, and the ability to be integrated smoothly into existing infrastructure of healthcare facilities. Apart from hospitals, its robots have also been adopted by the Department of Defense, nursing facilities, ambulatory surgery centers, and acute care facilities.