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Reportlinker Adds Medical Plastics - A Worldwide Market Review

Thursday, December 3, 2009 General News J E 4
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NEW YORK, Dec. 2 Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue:

Medical Plastics - A Worldwide Market Review

http://www.reportlinker.com/p0164245/Medical-Plastics---A-Worldwide-Market-Review.html

Medical plastics, to put it simply, are plastics that find application in the medical field. These plastics are categorized into different types of resins that include commodity resins and engineered resins. Technological advancements, improvements in sterilization techniques, and development of innovative products are few factors that are expected to propel demand in the long run. Demographic trends, such as an expanding elderly population and improved living standards, have also contributed to the rising demand for disposable medical devices and equipment. Increasing use of combination medical devices, changes in medical packaging market, shift towards miniature and portable devices, and biocompatible features of advanced polymers are expected to promote the development of new products, thereby contributing to the overall market growth.

These and other market data and trends are presented in "Medical Plastics: A Worldwide Market Review" by BizAcumen, Inc. Our reports are designed to be most comprehensive in geographic coverage and vertical market analyses.

MEDICAL PLASTICS BMR-1045

CONTENTS

1. METHODOLOGY 1

Study Reliability and Reporting Limitations 1

Disclaimers 2

Quantitative Techniques & Reporting Level 3

2. INDUSTRY OVERVIEW 4

Medical Plastics - A SWOT Analysis 5

STRENGTHS 5

WEAKNESSES 5

OPPORTUNITIES 5

THREATS 5

Core Areas of Growth in Medical Plastics 6

Growth Generators 6

3. MARKET OUTLOOK 6

4. MAJOR ISSUES AND TRENDS 6

Medical Plastics - A Boon to the Medical Market 6

Combination Products Rapidly Becoming the Mainstay 7

Medical Plastics Revenues Directly Linked to Hospitals and

Health Care Centers 7

Gradual Erosion in Medical Packaging Market 8

Small is Indeed Beautiful - Medical Devices Shrink in Size 8

Nonwoven Disposables Create a Niche in Medical Applications

Market 8

Engineered Resins Harnesses Growth in Global Medical Plastics

Market 9

Engineered Resins Market is Continually Evolving 9

5. INDUSTRY GROWTH DRIVERS 9

Demand for Convenient and Sterile Packaging Driving the Market 9

Shelf Life of Commonplace Medical Plastics Products 10

Commonly Used Disposable and Non- Disposable Medical Devices 10

Disposable Devices 10

Non-Disposable Devices 10

Innovation and Technological Advancements are the New Buzzwords 10

Demographic Trends Pushing the Market Ahead 10

Advanced Polymers Usher Stronger Growth for Medical Device and

Packaging - Markets 11

Other Growth Drivers in Medical Plastics Market 11

6. PRODUCT FACTS 12

Resin Types 12

Commodity Resins 12

Engineered Resins 12

Other Resins 12

End-Use Segments 12

Medical Product Components 12

Medical Packaging 13

Future Areas of Growth in Medical Packaging 13

Environmental and Regulatory Issues 14

Health Based Risk Evaluations for Medical Products 14

7. CORPORATE DEVELOPMENTS 14

Aporo Biomedical Inks an Exclusive Worldwide Licensing

Agreement with- mNEMOSCIENCE for BIO-SMP(TM) 14

BASF Goes European, Changes Name to BASF SE 14

Synovis to Sell its Interventional Business to Heraeus Vadnais 15

Value Plastics Acquires Wolfe Tory Medical's Medical Products

Line 15

PolyOne to Acquire Specialty TPE Solutions Provider, GLS

Corporation 15

Vertellus Biomaterials Inks a Long-term Licensing Deal with

Sorin Group for its PC Technology(TM) 15

SABIC Acquires GE Plastics from General Electric 16

Owens-Illinois Divests Plastics Packaging Business 16

Sartorius Acquires Toha Plast 16

Gerresheimer Acquires Wilden 16

Ace Plastics and Classic Establishes Medical Joint Venture 17

APEC Establishes APEC Asia 17

CryoLife Enters into an Agreement with MAST Biosurgery 17

Saint-Gobain Acquires Consolidated Polymer Technologies 17

SPI Establishes New Medical Products Section 18

Berry Plastics Merges with Covalence Specialty Materials 18

Bayer MaterialScience Unveils PC/ABS Blends 18

8. MAJOR PLAYERS 18

Alcan Packaging (Canada) 18

BASF SE (Germany) 19

Bayer AG (Germany) 19

Bayer MaterialScience AG 19

Celanese Corporation (USA) 19

Ticona 19

Chevron Phillips Chemical Company LLC (USA) 20

Dow Chemical Company (USA) 20

E.I. Du Pont de Nemours and Company (USA) 20

Eastman Chemical Company (USA) 20

Exxon Mobil Corporation (USA) 20

SABIC Innovative Plastics (USA) 21

Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics (USA) 21

Tekni-Plex, Inc. (USA) 21

9. GLOBAL MARKET ANALYTICS 22

10. THE UNITED STATES 28

Areas of Growth 28

Engineered Plastic Resins Lead the Way 28

Advanced Polymers Assume Greater Importance 28

Aging Population Spurs Growth 28

Medical Device Packaging Market 28

Major Resin Producers 30

11. CANADA 31

12. JAPAN 33

13. EUROPE 35

a. France 37

b. Germany 39

c. Italy 41

d. The United Kingdom 42

e. Spain 44

f. Rest of Europe 46

14. ASIA-PACIFIC 47

15. LATIN AMERICA 49

16. REST OF WORLD 51

EXHIBITS

Table 1: Percentage Breakdown of Medical Packaging Market by

Type - 2008

Table 2: Percentage Breakdown of World Market for Sterile

Medical Packaging by Type - 2007

Table 3: Global Medical Plastics Market by Region for the

Period 2007-2015 (Demand in Million Pounds)

Table 4: Percentage Breakdown of Global Medical Plastics

Market by Region for the Years 2008 & 2012

Table 5: Global Commodity Resins Market by Region for the

Period 2007-2015 (Demand in Million Pounds)

Table 6: Percentage Breakdown of Global Commodity Resins

Market by Region for the Years 2008 & 2012

Table 7: Global Engineered Resins Market by Region for the

Period 2007-2015 (Demand in Million Pounds)

Table 8: Percentage Breakdown of Global Engineered Resins

Market by Region for the Years 2008 & 2012

Table 9: Global Other Resins Market by Region for the Period

2007-2015 (Demand in Million Pounds)

Table 10: Percentage Breakdown of Global Other Resins Market

by Region for the Years 2008 & 2012

Table 11: Global Medical Product Components Market by Region

for the Period 2007-2015 (Demand in Million Pounds)

Table 12: Percentage Breakdown of Global Medical Product

Components Market by Region for the Years 2008 & 2012

Table 13: Global Medical Packaging Market by Region for the

Period 2007-2015 (Demand in Million Pounds)

Table 14: Percentage Breakdown of Global Medical Packaging

Market by Region for the Years 2008 & 2012

Table 15: Percentage Breakdown of US Market for Sterile

Medical Packaging by Packaging Type- 2006

Table 16: Percentage Breakdown of US Flexible Medical Device

Packaging Market by Packaging Type - 2006

Table 17: Percentage Breakdown of US Market for Medical

Device & Pharmaceutical Plastic Packaging by Resin Type -

2008

Table 18: Percentage Breakdown of Pharmaceuticals Packaging

Consumption in the US Medical Devices Market by Plastics and

Glass - 2008

Table 19: Percentage Breakdown of US Market for Healthcare

Packaging by Type - 2006

Table 20: Percentage Breakdown of Leading Players in the US

Market for Pharmaceutical Plastic Containers- 2004

Table 21: Medical Plastics Market by Resin Type in the US:

2007-2015 (Demand in Million Pounds)

Table 22: Percentage Breakdown of Medical Plastics Market by

Resin Type in the US for the Years 2008 & 2012

Table 23: Medical Plastics Market by End-Use Segment in the

US: 2007-2015 (Demand in Million Pounds)

Table 24: Percentage Breakdown of Medical Plastics Market by

End-Use Segment in the US for the Years 2008 & 2012

Table 25: Medical Plastics Market by Resin Type in Canada:

2007-2015 (Demand in Million Pounds)

Table 26: Percentage Breakdown of Medical Plastics Market by

Resin Type in Canada for the Years 2008 & 2012

Table 27: Medical Plastics Market by End-Use Segment in

Canada: 2007-2015 (Demand in Million Pounds)

Table 28: Percentage Breakdown of Medical Plastics Market by

End-Use Segment in Canada for the Years 2008 & 2012

Table 29: Medical Plastics Market by Resin Type in Japan:

2007-2015 (Demand in Million Pounds)

Table 30: Percentage Breakdown of Medical Plastics Market by

Resin Type in Japan for the Years 2008 & 2012

Table 31: Medical Plastics Market by End-Use Segment in Japan:

2007-2015 (Demand in Million Pounds)

Table 32: Percentage Breakdown of Medical Plastics Market by

End-Use Segment in Japan for the Years 2008 & 2012

Table 33: Percentage Breakdown of European Medical Disposable

Market by Leading Resin Type - 2006

Table 34: Medical Plastics Market by Region in Europe:

2007-2015 (Demand in Million Pounds)

Table 35: Percentage Breakdown of Medical Plastics Market by

Region in Europe for the Years 2008 & 2012

Table 36: Medical Plastics Market by Resin Type in Europe:

2007-2015 (Demand in Million Pounds)

Table 37: Percentage Breakdown of Medical Plastics Market by

Resin Type in Europe for the Years 2008 & 2012

Table 38: Medical Plastics Market by End-Use Segment in

Europe: 2007-2015 (Demand in Million Pounds)

Table 39: Percentage Breakdown of Medical Plastics Market by

End-Use Segment in Europe for the Years 2008 & 2012

Table 40: Medical Plastics Market by Resin Type in France:

2007-2015 (Demand in Million Pounds)

Table 41: Percentage Breakdown of Medical Plastics Market by

Resin Type in France for the Years 2008 & 2012

Table 42: Medical Plastics Market by End-Use Segment in

France: 2007-2015 (Demand in Million Pounds)

Table 43: Percentage Breakdown of Medical Plastics Market by

End-Use Segment in France for the Years 2008 & 2012

Table 44: Medical Plastics Market by Resin Type in Germany:

2007-2015 (Demand in Million Pounds)

Table 45: Percentage Breakdown of Medical Plastics Market by

Resin Type in Germany for the Years 2008 & 2012

Table 46: Medical Plastics Market by End-Use Segment in

Germany: 2007-2015 (Demand in Million Pounds)

Table 47: Percentage Breakdown of Medical Plastics Market by

End-Use Segment in Germany for the Years 2008 & 2012

Table 48: Medical Plastics Market by Resin Type in Italy:

2007-2015 (Demand in Million Pounds)

Table 49: Percentage Breakdown of Medical Plastics Market by

Resin Type in Italy for the Years 2008 & 2012

Table 50: Medical Plastics Market by End-Use Segment in Italy:

2007-2015 (Demand in Million Pounds)

Table 51: Percentage Breakdown of Medical Plastics Market by

End-Use Segment in Italy for the Years 2008 & 2012

Table 52: Medical Plastics Market by Resin Type in the UK:

2007-2015 (Demand in Million Pounds)

Table 53: Percentage Breakdown of Medical Plastics Market by

Resin Type in the UK for the Years 2008 & 2012

Table 54: Medical Plastics Market by End-Use Segment in the

UK: 2007-2015 (Demand in Million Pounds)

Table 55: Percentage Breakdown of Medical Plastics Market by

End-Use Segment in the UK for the Years 2008 & 2012

Table 56: Medical Plastics Market by Resin Type in Spain:

2007-2015 (Demand in Million Pounds)

Table 57: Percentage Breakdown of Medical Plastics Market by

Resin Type in Spain for the Years 2008 & 2012

Table 58: Medical Plastics Market by End-Use Segment in Spain:

2007-2015 (Demand in Million Pounds)

Table 59: Percentage Breakdown of Medical Plastics Market by

End-Use Segment in Spain for the Years 2008 & 2012

Table 60: Medical Plastics Market by Resin Type in Rest of

Europe: 2007-2015 (Demand in Million Pounds)

Table 61: Percentage Breakdown of Medical Plastics Market by

Resin Type in Rest of Europe for the Years 2008 & 2012

Table 62: Medical Plastics Market by End-Use Segment in Rest

of Europe: 2007-2015 (Demand in Million Pounds)

Table 63: Percentage Breakdown of Medical Plastics Market by

End-Use Segment in Rest of Europe for the Years 2008 & 2012

Table 64: Medical Plastics Market by Resin Type in

Asia-Pacific: 2007-2015 (Demand in Million Pounds)

Table 65: Percentage Breakdown of Medical Plastics Market by

Resin Type in Asia-Pacific for the Years 2008 & 2012

Table 66: Medical Plastics Market by End-Use Segment in

Asia-Pacific: 2007-2015 (Demand in Million Pounds)

Table 67: Percentage Breakdown of Medical Plastics Market by

End-Use Segment in Asia-Pacific for the Years 2008 & 2012

Table 68: Medical Plastics Market by Resin Type in Latin

America: 2007-2015 (Demand in Million Pounds)

Table 69: Percentage Breakdown of Medical Plastics Market by

Resin Type in Latin America for the Years 2008 & 2012

Table 70: Medical Plastics Market by End-Use Segment in Latin

America: 2007-2015 (Demand in Million Pounds)

Table 71: Percentage Breakdown of Medical Plastics Market by

End-Use Segment in Latin America for the Years 2008 & 2012

Table 72: Medical Plastics Market by Resin Type in Rest of

World: 2007-2015 (Demand in Million Pounds)

Table 73: Percentage Breakdown of Medical Plastics Market by

Resin Type in Rest of World for the Years 2008 & 2012

Table 74: Medical Plastics Market by End-Use Segment in Rest

of World: 2007-2015 (Demand in Million Pounds)

Table 75: Percentage Breakdown of Medical Plastics Market by

End-Use Segment in Rest of World for the Years 2008 & 2012

COMPANIES PROFILED

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Nicolas BombourgReportlinkerEmail: nbo@reportlinker.comUS: (805)652-2626Intl: +1 805-652-2626

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