Clean Room Equipments & Supplies Environment used in manufacturing of pharmaceutical products, scientific research with engineering applications to prevent the place from pollutants such as airborne particles, microbes, aerosols is referred to cleanroom. Cleanroom is entirely isolated with minimum level of contamination in different standards such ISO 9 and ISO 1 that forces to allow least particles of smallest size only. The environment can be large in manufacturing facilities covering every area of the facility in control environment mainly in pharmaceutical industries. Cleanroom is necessary in fields which are environmentally sensitive such as in life sciences. Industry Trends The growth of market is steady because of the increase in health care and research. The growth can be hindered due to the increase in cost with technological innovations and development. The market segment is related to the construction type, consumer and geography. North America was a major share holder of the market in 2013 which involves 38% share in global market. The increase in development of health care and pharmaceutical industries and other services in Asia will also increase the share by 8.2 % in 2019. The air entering in clean room is filtered to remove dust and the indoor air is recirculated constantly through High Efficiency Particulate Air or Ultra Low Particulate Air (ULPA) filter to remove contaminants generated internally. The filters works on the principal of laminar and turbulent air flow. Unidirectional airflow system or Laminar direct the filtered air downward or horizontal with constant stream from filters and recirculated from the top and. The Laminar system is common in cleanroom and employed 80 %. The classification of cleanroom is based on the particle size permitted in air. Class 100 or class 1000 referred to the FED-STD-209E which maintains 0.5 Micro meter or larger particle and SNOLAB is maintained on this standard. Light scattering particles is counted by the particle counter that determines the concentration of airborne particles which is maintained to note the larger particles than the adopted standard. ISO 14644-1 maintain the standards with specific decimal logarithm of smaller particles of 1.0 micrometer. The logs assume relationships between the size of particle and volume in air. The testing standards for different particle size are different and the normal room air is classified as ISO 9 with minimum measures adopted to prevent contamination. Cleanroom are integrated with several technologies such as HEPA filters, HVAC, UPLA filters, Air showers and diffusers, protective clothing, disinfectants, wipes, wall construction and other specialized equipments are required to maintain a cleanroom. The estimate of cleanroom supplies is 3.76 billion dollars in 2019. The new trends and research in cleanroom technology is also necessary just like other technologies that can provide best quality requirements. The growth of new products is continuous which will help to create more durable and less expensive products to achieve better performance. Advancement in textile industry is continuous which provide safety against fires, chemical spills, sparks and germs. The demand for the suit is based on the lighter fabric, more durable, better design and long term protection. The upgraded protective gear is worn being worn in cleanrooms. Technological advancement is the major driver for cleanroom technologies which mainly focus on safety concerns and health care mostly in developed countries. The industrial growth for cleanroom will increase in Asia Pacific that will experience the development and expansion of pharmaceuticals, biotechnology, Research and development, semi condor electronic accessories that require cleanroom for the development. Skills and competency to work in cleanrooms are limited especially in Asian region can affect the increasing consequences. Another barrier which can affect the growth of cleanroom and supplies include the high cost of installation and maintenance. To sustain the quality for long period of time is challenging in cleanroom and often the strict interventions of regulation has been added which is not easy to follow. The major share in market in terms of equipment was HVAC system in 2015, followed by ULPA and HEPA filter system. The segment of these equipments contributed the share of 60 % in 2015. The governments are more concerned about the health care which is experience rapid technological advancement in the sector. This advancement will also occur in developing countries that will increase the demand for cleanroom. Future prospects The market of cleanroom equipment is expected to grow at 5.6 % and reach to 7.16 billion dollars by 2022. The overall increase of cleanroom technology, supplies and systems are expected to grow higher than 5.6%. The major share according to the end user is pharmaceutical industry and biotechnology services but the semiconductor is expected to result in highest growth rate by 2022. Health care market will increase the significant growth especially in developing economies by 2020. The fastest growing market in Asia would include China and India by 2021 followed by Japan and Singapore etc. Target Markets The market can be segmented according to the type, safety level, production and equipments. The types can be based on the classification of cleanroom advancement in textile industry is continuous which provide safety against fires, chemical spills, sparks and germs. The demand for the suit is based on the lighter fabric, more durable, better design and long term protection. The upgraded protective gear is worn being worn in cleanrooms. North America is the dominant user of cleanroom followed by European region. The regions supported by the technological advancements that enable the excess uses of cleanroom in health care. The market has many small and regional players and some of them provide specific segment for the market while the players who cover each market segment have the high global contribution. The market must be developed into segments according to each type with launching new products and some of players that are associated with single segment can work in collaborations with other to target uniform market. The competition will help to increase the innovations and developments to meet the challenges and requirements. Cleanroom Technology Market by Type The equipment segment for clean room market include HVAC system, HEPA filters, UPLA filters, bio-safety cabinets and laminar flow system, Air showers and diffusers. The supplies as consumables in cleanroom include: cleanroom suit, gloves, masks etc. The cleaning in equipments for cleanrooms include: vacuum system, Disinfectants, wipes and others. The construction types are also included in market segment for clean room which can vary according to the safety level and requirement that follow international standards. The construction type include: drywall cleanrooms, soft wall cleanrooms, hard wall cleanrooms, pass though and terminal boxes. The end users for clean room include sectors such as pharmaceutical industries, medical devices manufacturers, biotechnology industries, hospitals, laboratories, electronics manufacturing research centers etc. Cleanroom also demand static controls and special products. Meter and instrument to measure electric parameters ensure safety against electrostatic discharge. Blowers, fans and nozzles are also available for cleanrooms. Mats, bags, storage cabinets, and dispensers are also designed to avoid electrostatic discharge. Garment for handling specific devices, conductive tapes and cleanroom floor finishers and cleaners are also other equipments needed. Market by Region North America is the largest user of cleanroom in the world. After North America Europe is also dominant user of cleanroom technology. China, India and Brazil are the developing economies that will result in the largest increase in demand by 2021. The growth will also increase in Latin America and other Asian countries. However growth in Middle East and Africa will be lowest throughout the world. Impact of Technology Mahindra Tech is successful in creating IOT (Internet of Things) technologies which are implemented to allow remote monitoring, and predictive analysis and other advance features in cleanrooms. The connection sensor allows gathering data and allowing analysis which is connected in the network through wireless system. The wireless system to connect the network allows automated work in cleanrooms which has avoided human interventions. The low human intervention has reduced the contamination and human errors. Different video technology has also help to reduce the exposed risks from human. The IOT can help to achieve international standards and fulfill the compliance requirements with maximum results. The use of information system with applications of information and technology such as wireless system for data acquisition, data motoring and controls, we based data systems, commission and design intent tools, tracking tools are included will grow in commercial world and would favor the cleanroom in technical advancements. Key Market Player The key players in this sector are Illinois Tool Works, Inc. (ITW) (U.S.), Kimberly-Clark Corporation (U.S.), Alpiq (Switzerland) E.I. du Pont de Nemours and Company (U.S.), Ardmac(Ireland), M+W Group (Germany), Azbil Corporation (Japan) and Royal Imtech N.V. (Netherlands), and Taikisha, Ltd. (Japan),Clean Air Products (USA). Political impacts The policies for health care are widely increasing throughout the world which can influence the cleanroom requirements. The cleanroom for operation theatres are suggested in England but not followed in health care. Many countries lack guidance on cleanroom technologies which does not include cleanroom in regulations and laws. However international standards are present throughout the world that can help health care to reach the optimal level.