Infographic | A Lack Of Manufacturing Capacity Is Causing A Global Glove Shortage

October 2020

During the COVID-19 pandemic, global demand for single use gloves has skyrocketed, exceeding the production capacity of manufacturers by an estimated 215 billion units, or about 37%. Although manufacturers are working aggressively to increase production, industry experts predict significant shortages will persist into 2021. HIDA’s new infographic outlines the factors driving single-use glove demand, and how medical products distributors can help mitigate shortages.