Overall sales in the U.S. market for sterilization equipment by type were nearly $1 billion in 2009 which is predicted to remain same in 2010. But by 2014, it is projected to increase to $1.2 billion, at 5 year compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 3.2%.
The largest segment filter sterilization market was nearly $572.3 million in 2009; which will remain same in 2010. This is projected to reach $652.6 million in 2014, for a 5-year CAGR of 3.3%.
Sales in the heat sterilization market amounted to $499 million in 2009 and will remain same in 2010. This is projected to increase to $564 million in 2014, for a 5-year CAGR of 3.1%.