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Article Title: Aging Population Spurs Demand For Medical Plastics
By: Donna Clapp
Publication: Business Facilities, 4/30/2009
Freedonia Study: Medical Plastics (2467)

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Demand for medical plastics in the U.S. is forecast to expand 2.6% annually to five billion lbs. in 2012, valued at $6.55 billion, according to The Freedonia Group, an international market research firm. Growth will be driven by the greater use of disposable plastic medical devices and supplies, as well as plastic packaging products. An aging populace will cause a rising incidence of acute and chronic conditions and an increasing volume of patient activity.
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