GVR Report cover Commercial Cleaning Products Market Size, Share & Trends Report

Commercial Cleaning Products Market Size, Share & Trends Analysis Report By Product (Surface Cleaners, Metal Surface Cleaners, Glass Cleaners Fabric Cleaners), By Distribution Channel, By Region, And Segment Forecasts, 2021 - 2028

  • Report ID: GVR-4-68039-820-4
  • Number of Report Pages: 97
  • Format: PDF, Horizon Databook
  • Historical Range: 2016 - 2019
  • Forecast Period: 2021 - 2028 
  • Industry: Consumer Goods

Report Overview

The global commercial cleaning products market size was valued at USD 17.3 billion in 2020 and is expected to expand at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 9.7% from 2021 to 2028. The increasing focus on maintaining clean and hygienic environment in commercial places plays a key role in driving the global demand. Amid the current pandemic scenario, businesses have been relying on the market more than ever owing to the risk-driven situation caused by the COVID-19 virus. With the lifting of restrictions and lockdowns across countries and a return to normal day-to-day activities, the demand for these products has increased significantly, particularly from the commercial sector. Thus, players in the industry are capitalizing on these opportunities and the focus on launching more effective cleaning

U.S. commercial cleaning products market size, by product, 2018 - 2028 (USD Billion)

Moreover, higher prominence toward workplace cleanliness and hygiene owing to better productivity and corporate performance has been driving the market growth. A clean work environment helps keep workers happier and healthier, reduces the spread of germs, and limits workers’ absences due to illnesses. Researchers at Harvard and Syracuse Universities report that an improvement on just the air quality of a workplace can positively influence the overall performance of the employees.

The rising number of restaurants, hotels, and hospitals across regions has been significantly contributing to the demand for various commercial cleaning products to maintain a clean and hygienic environment. Expansion in the foodservice industry in terms of new restaurant establishments is expected to contribute to the market growth.

There has been a significant rise in the demand for safe cleaning products that are free from harsh chemicals. Many cleaning products contain ammonia, which is very off-putting. In commercial places that see a large number of visitors every day, such products can hamper the overall experience of the visitors. In extreme cases, such chemicals can also cause allergies, especially among people with a sensitivity to chemical cleaning products, who may sneeze, cough, or experience watery eyes.

Product Insights

The surface cleaners product segment dominated the global commercial cleaning products market with a revenue share of more than44.0% in 2020. The growth is attributed to its ease and convenient use for disinfecting and cleaning surfaces. There is an increase in demand from end-use industries such as commercial laundries, food and beverages, industrial cleaning, and chemical processing industries. The rising awareness among business owners regarding cleaning and disinfection practices for personal and community hygiene will also drive the growth of the segment.

The surface cleaners product segment is expected to register the fastest CAGR of over 10.0% from 2021 to 2028. This rise in demand for surface cleaning products is due to the increasing awareness regarding the importance of sanitation and hygiene in public spaces. Moreover, companies are taking extra precautions to keep workspaces, retail outlets, commercial laundry businesses, malls, and manufacturing facilities clean and hygienic during the current crisis. This trend will continue post-COVID-19 as the pandemic has caused major disruptions for businesses, anxiety among consumers, and major losses to commercial sectors. 

Distribution Channel Insights

The offline distribution channel segment led the global market in 2020 with a market share of over 81.0%. There is a rise in demand for commercial cleaning products through offline distribution channels due to the availability of a variety of physical stores than online stores. Convenient location and wide product assortment are among the top factors influencing consumers’ purchasing behavior globally.

Moreover, business owners directly buy from either specialty stores or hypermarkets as the price and product availability is better in a store than on websites or e-commerce platforms. Business owners shop from a specific kind of store because they purchase in large quantities and they can get the best price on these products at such stores.

Global commercial cleaning products market share, by distribution channel, 2020 (%)

The online distribution channel segment is expected to register the fastest CAGR from 2021 to 2028. Commercial cleaning product businesses are experiencing seismic shifts as a result of digital innovation, increased globalization, and changes in consumer buying habits. Moreover, due to the pandemic, the commercial cleaning products industry has become more uncertain than ever. Also, individuals are shopping online and the trend is anticipated to continue over the next few years. COVID-19 lockdowns have also resulted in an increase in first-time e-commerce shoppers, which will drive the online segment growth.

Regional Insights

In 2020, North America accounted for the largest revenue share of more than 33.3% and will register a steady CAGR from 2021 to 2028. Rapid growth witnessed in the commercial sector, particularly in terms of mushrooming restaurants and cafes across the region, is driving the demand for commercial cleaning products. North America, being one of the most prominent locations in the world for businesses, attracts millions of investors. It is estimated that in the next five to ten years, more companies will be establishing their business centers in the U.S. In line with this growth of the commercial sector in the region, there will be an increase in the demand for cleaning supplies.

The market in Asia Pacific was valued at USD 4.1billion in 2020 and is projected to register a CAGR of over 11.0% over the forecast period. Various large organizations are investing heavily in such lucrative regions and setting up new offices and plants in emerging markets like China, India, and Singapore. Prominent banks such as HSBC and Barclays have already started hiring in Asia in large numbers and are reducing the manpower size in the U.S. GE has also shifted the headquarters of its x-ray business from the U.S. to Beijing. This increasing presence of commercial buildings, offices, and businesses in Asia is likely to attract the sales of commercial cleaning products.

Key Companies & Market Share Insights

The global market is highly competitive owing to the presence of a large number of international and regional players. Some of the key companies in the market include Diversey, Inc.; Ecolab Inc.; 3M; The Clorox Company; SC Johnson; Medline Industries, Inc.; The Procter & Gamble Company; UnilevePlc; Betco; and Lonza Group AG. These players account for a considerable market share and have a strong presence across the globe.

With consumers increasingly focusing on cleanliness and hygiene, many brands have been shifting their focus to cater to these demands and make products a significant portion of their business. For instance, in October 2020, Ecolab launched a new product to meet the growing demand from the hygiene sector. The sink and surface cleaner and sanitizer are the first Environment Protection Agency (EPA)-registered concentrate no-rinse, 2-in-1 sanitizer, and cleaner for surfaces that come in contact with food and can kill pathogens in 30 seconds. Some of the key players operating in the global commercial cleaning products market are:

  • Diversey, Inc.

  • Ecolab Inc.

  • 3M

  • The Clorox Company

  • SC Johnson

  • Medline Industries, Inc.

  • The Procter & Gamble Company

  • Unilever Plc

  • Betco

  • Lonza Group AG

Commercial Cleaning Products Market Report Scope

Report Attribute


Market size value in 2021

USD 19.0 billion

Revenue forecast in 2028

USD 36.3 billion

Growth rate

CAGR of 9.7% from 2021 to 2028

Base year for estimation


Historical data

2016 - 2019

Forecast period

2021 - 2028

Quantitative units

Revenue in USD Million & CAGR from 2021 to 2028

Report coverage

Revenue forecast, company share, competitive landscape, growth factors and trends

Segments covered

Product, distribution channel, region

Regional scope

North America; Europe; Asia Pacific; South America

Country scope

U.S.; Canada; U.K.; France; Sweden; China; India; Brazil

Key companies profiled

Diversey, Inc.; Ecolab Inc.; 3M; The Clorox Company; SC Johnson; Medline Industries, Inc.; The Procter & Gamble Company; UnilevePlc; Betco; Lonza Group AG

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Segments Covered in the Report

This report forecasts revenue growth at global, regional, and country levels and provides an analysis of the latest industry trends in each of the sub-segments from 2016 to 2028. For this study, Grand View Research has segmented the global commercial cleaning products market report based on product, distribution channel, and region:

  • Product Outlook (Revenue, USD Million, 2016 - 2028)

    • Surface Cleaners

    • Metal Surface Cleaners

    • Glass Cleaners

    • Fabric Cleaners

    • Others

  • Distribution Channel Outlook (Revenue, USD Million, 2016 - 2028)

    • Online

    • Offline

  • Regional Outlook (Revenue, USD Billion, 2016 - 2028)

    • North America

      • U.S.

      • Canada

    • Europe

      • U.K.

      • France

      • Sweden

    • Asia Pacific

      • China

      • India

    • South America

      • Brazil

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