Medical Plastics

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US demand for medical plastics will reach $6.55 billion in 2012, based in part on heightened concerns over infection control and increased use of disposable medical products and supplies. Smaller-volume engineering plastics will outpace commodity plastics. Packaging will remain the largest and fastest growing market.

This study analyzes the 4.4 billion pound US medical plastics industry. It presents historical demand data for the years 1997, 2002 and 2007, and forecasts for 2012 and 2017 by resin (e.g., polycarbonate, thermoplastic elastomers, acrylonitrile-butadiene-styrene, nylon, thermoplastic polyester, styrene-acrylonitrile) and market (e.g., medical packaging, medical supplies and equipment).

The study also considers market environment factors, details industry structure, evaluates company market share and profiles 46 industry players, including Dow Chemical, BASF and Bayer.

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  1. Medical Plastics

    $4,700.00

    1. 1 INTRODUCTION

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    2. 2 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

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      1. Table | MEDICAL PLASTIC DEMAND (million pounds)

    3. 3 MARKET ENVIRONMENT

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      1. 3.1 General

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      2. 3.2 Macroeconomic Overview

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        1. Table | MACROECONOMIC INDICATORS (billion 2000 dollars)

      3. 3.3 Demographic Trends

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        1. Table | POPULATION & HOUSEHOLDS (million people)

      4. 3.4 Health Care Trends

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        1. 3.4.1 Medical Conditions

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          1. Table | MEDICAL CONDITIONS (million conditions)

        2. 3.4.2 Health Insurance

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          1. Table | HEALTH INSURANCE COVERAGE OF THE US POPULATION, 1997 - 2007 (million persons)

        3. 3.4.3 National Health Expenditures

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          1. Table | NATIONAL HEALTH EXPENDITURES (billion dollars)

        4. 3.4.4 Medical Providers

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          1. Table | SELECTED MEDICAL PROVIDERS BY TYPE

        5. 3.4.5 Patient Activity

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          1. Table | SELECTED PATIENT ACTIVITY BY TYPE

      5. 3.5 Medical Product Shipments

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        1. Table | MEDICAL PRODUCT SHIPMENTS BY TYPE (billion 2000 dollars)

      6. 3.6 Regulatory Environment

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        1. 3.6.1 Pharmaceuticals

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        2. 3.6.2 Medical Supplies & Devices

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      7. 3.7 Sterilization Technology

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      8. 3.8 Pricing Trends

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      9. 3.9 Plastic Outlook

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        1. Table | US PLASTIC RESIN SUPPLY & DEMAND (million pounds)

    4. 4 OVERVIEW

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      1. 4.1 General

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      2. 4.2 Medical Plastic Overview

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        1. Table | MEDICAL PLASTIC DEMAND BY RESIN & MARKET

      3. 4.3 International Overview

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        1. 4.3.1 Medical Supplies & Equipment

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        2. 4.3.2 Pharmaceutical Packaging

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    5. 5 COMMODITY MEDICAL PLASTICS

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      1. 5.1 General

        $82.00

      2. 5.2 Markets

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        1. Table | COMMODITY MEDICAL PLASTIC DEMAND BY MARKET (million pounds)

      3. 5.3 Resins

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        1. Table | COMMODITY MEDICAL PLASTIC DEMAND BY RESIN (million pounds)

      4. 5.4 Polyvinyl Chloride

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        1. 5.4.1 Markets

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          1. Table | POLYVINYL CHLORIDE DEMAND IN MEDICAL MARKETS

          2. Table | POLYVINYL CHLORIDE DEMAND IN MEDICAL SUPPLIES & EQUIPMENT

          3. Table | POLYVINYL CHLORIDE DEMAND IN MEDICAL PACKAGING

        2. 5.4.2 Suppliers

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      5. 5.5 Polypropylene

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        1. 5.5.1 Markets

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          1. Table | POLYPROPYLENE DEMAND IN MEDICAL MARKETS

          2. Table | POLYPROPYLENE DEMAND IN MEDICAL PACKAGING

          3. Table | POLYPROPYLENE DEMAND IN MEDICAL SUPPLIES & EQUIPMENT

        2. 5.5.2 Suppliers

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      6. 5.6 High Density Polyethylene

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        1. 5.6.1 Markets

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          1. Table | HIGH DENSITY POLYETHYLENE DEMAND IN MEDICAL MARKETS

          2. Table | HIGH DENSITY POLYETHYLENE DEMAND IN MEDICAL PACKAGING

          3. Table | HIGH DENSITY POLYETHYLENE DEMAND IN MEDICAL SUPPLIES & EQUIPMENT

        2. 5.6.2 Suppliers

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      7. 5.7 Polystyrene

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        1. 5.7.1 Markets

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          1. Table | POLYSTYRENE DEMAND IN MEDICAL MARKETS

          2. Table | POLYSTYRENE DEMAND IN MEDICAL PACKAGING

          3. Table | POLYSTYRENE DEMAND IN MEDICAL SUPPLIES & EQUIPMENT

        2. 5.7.2 Suppliers

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      8. 5.8 Low Density Polyethylene

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        1. 5.8.1 Markets

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          1. Table | LOW DENSITY POLYETHYLENE DEMAND IN MEDICAL MARKETS

          2. Table | LOW DENSITY POLYETHYLENE DEMAND IN MEDICAL PACKAGING

          3. Table | LOW DENSITY POLYETHYLENE DEMAND IN MEDICAL SUPPLIES & EQUIPMENT

        2. 5.8.2 Suppliers

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      9. 5.9 Thermoplastic Polyester

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        1. Table | THERMOPLASTIC POLYESTER DEMAND IN MEDICAL PACKAGING

      10. 5.10 Acrylic

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        1. 5.10.1 Markets

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          1. Table | ACRYLIC DEMAND IN MEDICAL MARKETS

          2. Table | ACRYLIC DEMAND IN MEDICAL SUPPLIES & EQUIPMENT

          3. Table | ACRYLIC DEMAND IN MEDICAL PACKAGING

        2. 5.10.2 Suppliers

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      11. 5.11 Polyurethane & Other Commodity Medical Plastics

        $195.00

        1. Table | POLYURETHANE & OTHER COMMODITY PLASTIC DEMAND IN MEDICAL MARKETS

        2. 5.11.1 Medical Supplies & Equipment

          $100.00

        3. 5.11.2 Medical Packaging

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        4. 5.11.3 Suppliers

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    6. 6 ENGINEERING MEDICAL PLASTICS

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      1. 6.1 General

        $82.00

      2. 6.2 Markets

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        1. Table | ENGINEERING MEDICAL PLASTIC DEMAND BY MARKET (million pounds)

      3. 6.3 Resins

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        1. Table | ENGINEERING MEDICAL PLASTIC DEMAND BY RESIN (million pounds)

      4. 6.4 Polycarbonate

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        1. 6.4.1 Markets

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          1. Table | POLYCARBONATE DEMAND IN MEDICAL PRODUCTS

          2. Table | POLYCARBONATE DEMAND IN MEDICAL SUPPLIES & EQUIPMENT

          3. Table | POLYCARBONATE DEMAND IN MEDICAL PACKAGING

        2. 6.4.2 Suppliers

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      5. 6.5 Thermoplastic Elastomers

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        1. 6.5.1 Markets

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          1. Table | THERMOPLASTIC ELASTOMER DEMAND IN MEDICAL PRODUCTS

          2. Table | THERMOPLASTIC ELASTOMER DEMAND IN MEDICAL SUPPLIES & EQUIPMENT

          3. Table | THERMOPLASTIC ELASTOMER DEMAND IN MEDICAL PACKAGING

        2. 6.5.2 Suppliers

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      6. 6.6 Acrylonitrile-Butadiene-Styrene

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        1. 6.6.1 Markets

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          1. Table | ACRYLONITRILE-BUTADIENE-STYRENE DEMAND IN MEDICAL PRODUCTS

        2. 6.6.2 Suppliers

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      7. 6.7 Nylon

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        1. 6.7.1 Markets

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          1. Table | NYLON DEMAND IN MEDICAL PRODUCTS (million pounds)

        2. 6.7.2 Suppliers

          $82.00

      8. 6.8 Thermoplastic Polyester

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        1. Table | THERMOPLASTIC POLYESTER DEMAND IN MEDICAL SUPPLIES & EQUIPMENT (million pounds)

        2. 6.8.1 Markets

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        3. 6.8.2 Suppliers

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      9. 6.9 Styrene-Acrylonitrile

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        1. Table | STYRENE-ACRYLONITRILE DEMAND IN MEDICAL PRODUCTS

      10. 6.10 Other Engineering Medical Plastics

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        1. 6.10.1 Markets

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          1. Table | OTHER ENGINEERING PLASTIC DEMAND IN MEDICAL PRODUCTS

          2. Table | OTHER ENGINEERING PLASTIC DEMAND IN MEDICAL SUPPLIES & EQUIPMENT

          3. Table | OTHER ENGINEERING PLASTIC DEMAND IN MEDICAL PACKAGING

        2. 6.10.2 Suppliers

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    7. 7 MARKETS

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      1. 7.1 General

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        1. Table | MEDICAL PLASTIC DEMAND BY MARKET (million pounds)

      2. 7.2 Medical Packaging

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        1. Table | MEDICAL PACKAGING MARKETS FOR PLASTIC BY TYPE (million pounds)

        2. 7.2.1 Pharmaceutical Packaging

          $330.00

          1. Table | PHARMACEUTICAL PACKAGING MARKET FOR PLASTIC BY RESIN (million pounds)

        3. 7.2.2 Other Medical Packaging

          $156.00

          1. Table | OTHER MEDICAL PACKAGING MARKETS FOR PLASTIC BY RESIN (million pounds)

      3. 7.3 Medical Supplies & Equipment

        $788.00

        1. Table | MEDICAL SUPPLY & EQUIPMENT MARKETS FOR PLASTIC BY TYPE (million pounds)

        2. 7.3.1 Surgical Appliances & Supplies

          $239.00

          1. Table | SURGICAL APPLIANCE & SUPPLY MARKET FOR PLASTIC BY RESIN (million pounds)

        3. 7.3.2 Surgical & Medical Instruments

          $97.00

          1. Table | SURGICAL & MEDICAL INSTRUMENT MARKET FOR PLASTIC BY RESIN (million pounds)

        4. 7.3.3 Research & Diagnostic Products

          $119.00

          1. Table | RESEARCH & DIAGNOSTIC PRODUCT MARKET FOR PLASTIC BY RESIN (million pounds)

        5. 7.3.4 X-Ray & Electromedical Equipment

          $88.00

          1. Table | X-RAY & ELECTROMEDICAL EQUIPMENT MARKET FOR PLASTIC BY RESIN (million pounds)

        6. 7.3.5 Other Medical Products

          $135.00

          1. Table | OTHER MEDICAL SUPPLY & EQUIPMENT MARKET FOR PLASTIC BY RESIN (million pounds)

    8. 8 INDUSTRY STRUCTURE

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      1. 8.1 General

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      2. 8.2 Industry Participants

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        1. 8.2.1 Resin Producers

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          1. Table | MEDICAL PLASTIC RESIN PRODUCERS, 2007 (million dollars)

        2. 8.2.2 Processors

          $82.00

          1. Table | MEDICAL PLASTIC PROCESSORS, 2007 (million dollars)

      3. 8.3 Merger & Acquisition Activity

        $129.00

        1. Table | SELECTED ACQUISITIONS & DIVESTITURES

      4. 8.4 Marketing Strategies

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      5. 8.5 Channels of Distribution

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      6. 8.6 Research & Development

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      7. 8.7 Competitive Strategies

        $82.00

      8. 8.8 Cooperative Agreements

        $162.00

        1. Table | SELECTED COOPERATIVE AGREEMENTS

      9. 8.9 Company Profiles

        $4,729.00

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