Global Mortuary Equipment Market to Reach
US$0.3 bn by 2023, Technical Advancements to
Mortuary equipment are mostly utilized to ensure careful handling, storage and transportation of
cadavers. With increasing technical sophistication, the efficacy and reliability of these equipment
is enhanced, allowing a more effective and convenient preservation of bodies meant for clinical
research or medical studies.
The global market for mortuary equipment has witness steady growth in the recent past. The
increasing need for effective and safe handling of corpses, preventing decomposition, for
forensic examination or for academic or commercial research is fueling the demand for mortuary
equipment globally. However, the high equipment cost may limit the market growth in the
coming years. Though constant technical advancements in this field are likely to boost the
market significantly over the forecast period.
In addition to this, the increasing trend of automation is anticipated to present a lucrative
opportunity to market participants. The large population base and high death rate in emerging
economies are also encouraging these players to invest in these markets, thus substantially aiding
the growth of the global mortuary equipment market.
The report evaluates the global market for mortuary equipment on the basis of the product,
application, and the region. Cadaver trolleys, cadaver lifts, autopsy and dissection tables, and
refrigerators and freezers have been identified as the main products available in this market.
The refrigerators and freezers segment dominated the overall market in 2014. However, analysts
project the demand for cadaver lifts and trolleys to increase in the near future, enabling these
segment to register the highest growth rate during the forecast period, states the research report.
Research and academics, cultural activities, and forensics have been identified as the prime
application areas of mortuary...