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Date:9/30/2010

NEW YORK, Sept. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue:

Global Medical Plastics Industry

http://www.reportlinker.com/p092548/Global-Medical-Plastics-Industry.html

This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Medical Plastics in Million Pounds. The market is analyzed by the following Resin Types - Commodity Resins, Engineered Resins, and Other Resins.The End-Use Segments also analyzed include Medical Product Components, and Medical Packaging. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and Rest of World. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2007 through 2015. Also, a six-year historic analysis is provided for these markets. The report profiles 125 companies including many key and niche players such as Alcan Packaging, Amcor Limited, BASF SE, Bayer AG, Bayer MaterialScience AG, Celanese Corporation, Ticona, Chevron Phillips Chemical Company LLC, CYRO Industries, Dow Chemical Company, E. I. Du Pont de Nemours and Company, Eastman Chemical Company, Evonik Cyro LLC, Exxon Mobil Corporation, SABIC Innovative Plastics Holding BV, Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics Corp., and Tekni-Plex Inc. Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research. Company profiles are mostly extracted from URL research and reported select online sources.

MEDICAL PLASTICS MCP-1502

A GLOBAL STRATEGIC BUSINESS REPORT

CONTENTS

I. INTRODUCTION, METHODOLOGY & PRODUCT DEFINITIONS

Study Reliability and Reporting Limitations I-1

Disclaimers I-2

Data Interpretation & Reporting Level I-3

CAGR Disparities Between Historic & Current Data I-3

Quantitative Techniques & Analytics I-3

Product Definitions and Scope of Study I-3

Resin Types I-4

Commodity Resins I-4

Engineered Resins I-4

Other Resins I-4

End-Use Segments I-4

Medical Product Components I-4

Medical Packaging I-5

II. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

1. INDUSTRY OVERVIEW II-1

Plastics - An Indispensable Part of Modern Day II-1

Healthcare Sector - A Money Spinner for the Plastic Industry II-1

Applications Abound for Plastics in Medical Field II-1

Growing Plastic Applications in Medical Sector II-2

Medical Plastics as Substitutes for Conventional Materials II-2

Widely Used Medical Plastics - A Quick Review II-3

Table 1: World Medical Plastics Market (2008): Percentage

Breakdown by Plastic Type -Polyvinyl chloride, Polyethylene,

Polystyrene, Polypropylene, Poly dimethyl terephthalate, and

others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-3

Medical Plastics - A SWOT Analysis II-4

Core Areas of Growth in Medical Plastics II-5

2. MARKET OUTLOOK II-6

Current & Future Analysis II-6

Regional Analysis II-6

Table 2: World Market for Medical Plastics (2007-2015):

Geographic Regions Ranked by Growth (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) II-6

Analysis by Resin Type II-7

Table 3: World Market for Medical Plastics (2007-2015):

Resin Types Ranked by Growth (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) II-7

Analysis by End-Use II-7

Table 4: World Market for Medical Plastics (2007-2015):

End-Use Segments Ranked byGrowth II-7

3. MAJOR ISSUES AND TRENDS II-8

Thermoplastic Elastomers to Gradually Replace Thermosets II-8

Combination Products Rapidly Becoming the Mainstay II-8

Medical Plastic Revenues Directly Linked to Hospitals and

Health Care Centers II-8

Gradual Erosion in Medical Packaging Market II-9

Medical Devices Shrink in Size II-9

Nonwoven Disposables Create a Niche in Medical Applications II-9

Engineered Resins Harnesses Growth in Global Medical Plastics

Market II-9

Table 5: World Market for Engineered Plastic Resins

(2007-2015): Geographic Regions Ranked by Growth (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) II-10

Engineered Resins Market is Continually Evolving II-10

Other Trends/Issues Influencing Medical Plastics Industry II-11

4. INDUSTRY GROWTH DRIVERS II-12

Demand for Convenient and Sterile Packaging Driving the Market II-12

Shelf Life of Commonly Used Medical Plastic Products II-12

Commonly Used Disposable and Non-Disposable Medical Devices II-12

Disposable Devices II-12

Non-Disposable Devices II-13

Innovation and Technological Advancements are the New Buzzwords II-13

Demographic Trends Pushing the Market Ahead II-13

Advanced Polymers Usher Stronger Growth for Medical Device and

Packaging Markets II-14

Illustration of Few Promising New Polymers II-14

Substitutes for Polycarbonates II-14

Novel Grades of Acetal Copolymers for Varied Applications II-15

Other Growth Drivers in Medical Plastics Market II-15

5. PRODUCT OVERVIEW II-16

Medical Plastics Application Areas by Type II-16

Medical Plastics Biocompatibility II-17

Fluoropolymers Biocompatibility II-17

Medical Plastics by Resin Type II-17

Commodity Resins II-17

Polypropylene (PP) II-18

High Density Polyethylene (HDPE) II-18

Low Density Polyethylene (LDPE) II-18

Polystyrene (PS) II-18

Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC) II-18

Table 6: Widely Used PVC Medical Applications (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) II-19

The Flip Side of PVC Use II-19

Engineered Resins II-19

Polycarbonate II-20

Thermoplastic Polyester (PETP, PBT, PET) II-20

Acrylonitrile Butadiene Styrene (ABS) II-20

Styrene Acrylonitrile (SAN) II-20

Polyamide Resins (Nylons) II-20

Thermoplastic Polyurethane (TPUs) II-21

Engineered Resin Blends II-21

Polycarbonate/ABS Mix II-21

Polycarbonate/Polyester Blends II-21

ABS/Polyamide Mix II-21

Flame Retardant (FR) Grades II-21

Other Resin Types II-21

Thermoplastic Elastomers (TPEs) II-22

Styrenic Block Copolymers (SBS) II-22

Thermoplastic Polyolefins (TPOs) II-22

Thermoplastic Vulcanizates (TPVs) II-22

Thermoplastic Copolyester Elastomers (TPEE) II-22

PEEK™ (Polyarylethe-retherketone) II-23

Polybutene-1 (PB-1) II-23

Polyphenylene Sulphide (PPS) II-23

Other Miscellaneous Resins II-23

6. END-USE ANALYSIS II-24

Medical Product Components II-24

Electronic Equipment II-24

Skin Graft II-24

Medical Aids II-24

Prosthetics II-24

Surgical Reconstruction II-24

Targeted Drug Delivery II-24

Bionic Human II-25

Medical Packaging II-25

Table 7: Medical Packaging Market (2008): Percentage Share

Breakdown by Type - High Visibility Packaging, Clamshell

Packaging, Windowed Packaging, Corded Blister Packs, Skin

Packaging and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-25

Table 8: World Market for Sterile Medical Packaging (2008):

Percentage Breakdown of Annual Revenues by Type -

Thermoformed Trays, Pouches, Vials, Plastic IV Containers,

Bags, Blister Packs & Clamshells and Others (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) II-26

Future Areas of Growth in Medical Packaging II-26

7. ENVIRONMENTAL AND REGULATORY ISSUES II-27

HEALTH BASED RISK EVALUATIONS FOR MEDICAL PRODUCTS II-27

Identification of Potential Risk II-27

Dose-Response Evaluation II-27

Exposure Evaluation II-27

Risk Classification II-27

Regulatory Standards in Medical Packaging Industry II-27

FDA Regulations on DEHP II-28

Health and Environmental Concerns Over PVC Exposure II-28

Dioxins II-29

PVC Chemical Additives II-29

Medical and Other Commonly Used Household Products

Containing PVC II-30

Recycling of Medical Plastics Waste II-30

Waste Disposal of Medical Sharps/Needles II-31

8. PRODUCT INNOVATIONS/INTRODUCTIONS II-32

Modern Plastics Introduces MediPEEK-IM II-32

Eastman Chemical to Introduce Eastman TritanTM Copolyester MP100 II-32

Bayer MaterialScience Unveils Baymedix™ CL 100, Lubricious

Surface Treatment for Medical Devices II-32

Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics Introduces Bio-Sil® 1450

Silicone Tubing II-33

Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics Unveils Silicone

Micromolding Technology II-33

Eastman Chemical and PolyOne to Launch Eastman TritanTM

Copolyester Blends II-33

Eastman Chemical to Unveil Eastman TritanTM Copolyester Range II-34

Mitsubishi Plastic Introduces X-Barrier Plastics Film II-34

Ticona Rolls Out UV-Detectable Hostaform® MT Grade for

Sophisticated Medical Devices II-34

SABIC Innovative Plastics Develops Lexan Line of Copolymer Resins II-35

Bayer MaterialScience Expands its Thermoplastic Polyurethanes

Range II-35

Bayer MaterialScience Unveils PC/ABS Blends II-36

BASF Corp Unveils Enhanced Copolymers for Stronger Plastic

Packaging II-36

Ensinger Unveils New Plastic Shape for Medical Devices II-36

Invibio Introduces New Polymer Composite II-36

Teknor Apex Launches Monprene® Ultra Soft Gel Series II-37

BASF Introduces Plastic Specialty for Medical Devices II-37

Ticona Launches New Thermoplastic Elastomers II-37

Chevron Phillips Launches New K-Resin® XK44 SBC II-37

Historic Product Launches II-38

Invibio Rolls Out Implantable Grade PEEK Products II-38

Teknor Apex Launches Medical-Grade Vinyl Elastomers II-38

Solvay Advanced Polyments Introduces Medical Grade

Polyphenylsulfone II-38

Borealis Launches Enhanced Series of Polypropylene Homopolymers II-38

Cyro Industries Unveils New Acrylite SuPure Acrylic Polymer

Range for Use in Optical Lenses II-39

Ticona Launches a Range of Copolyester Thermoplastic

Elastomers (TPEs) II-39

Eastman Chemical Offers Thin Layer Barrier Films for Medical

Devices II-39

Tekni Films Unveils Rigid Thermoformable Films for Use in

Blister Packs II-40

Advanced Polymers Rolls Out New Heat Shrink Tubing for

Medical Devices II-40

9. RECENT INDUSTRY ACTIVITY II-41

Rio Tinto Divests Majority of Alcan Packaging Businesses to Amcor II-41

Eastman Chemical Inaugurates Eastman TritanTM Copolyester

Production Facility II-41

Gerresheimer Sets UP a New Production Plant for Medical

Plastic Systems in Brazil II-41

The Gerresheimer Group on Expansion Spree II-41

FPG Mexico Snaps up Nypro Chihuahua II-42

Vesta Acquires ExtruMed II-42

Berry Plastics Acquires Pliant Corp. II-42

Omega Plastics Sets up a New Business Unit II-42

Monomoy Capital Partners Snaps up Global Thermoplastics II-43

PolyMedex Discovery Acquires Assets of Putnam Plastics II-43

Arkema Acquires PEKK Resin Maker, Oxford Performance Materials II-43

Tekni-Plex Strengthens Product Manufacturing Capabilities II-43

Gerresheimer Acquires EDP II-44

Gerresheimer Acquires Allplas Embalagens II-44

Protogenic and Spectrum Plastics Group Announce Merger II-44

SAES Getters Acquires Memry Corp. II-45

Freudenberg-NOK GP Acquires Anura II-45

Aporo Biomedical Inks an Exclusive Worldwide Licensing

Agreement with mNEMOSCIENCE for BIO-SMP™ II-45

BASF Goes European, Changes Name to BASF SE II-45

PolyOne Acquires Specialty TPE Solutions Provider, GLS Corp. II-45

Vertellus Biomaterials Inks a Long-term Licensing Deal with

Sorin Group for its PC Technology™ II-46

SABIC Acquires GE Plastics from General Electric II-46

Owens-Illinois Divests Plastics Packaging Business II-46

Sartorius Acquires Toha Plast II-47

Gerresheimer Acquires Wilden II-47

Ace Plastics and Classic Establishes Medical Joint Venture II-47

APEC Establishes APEC Asia II-47

CryoLife Enters into an Agreement with MAST Biosurgery II-47

Saint-Gobain Acquires Consolidated Polymer Technologies II-48

SPI Establishes New Medical Products Section II-48

Berry Plastics Merges with Covalence Specialty Materials II-48

Historic Strategic Corporate Developments II-48

Bayer Material Science Establishes Polyurethane Unit in Thailand II-48

RTP Co. Acquires Wiman Corp. II-48

Sealed Air Acquires Nelipak II-48

ExtruMed LLC Merges with Extrusioneering, Inc. II-49

Medical Action Acquires Medegen's Medical Products Segment II-49

Tekni-Plex Establishes Subsidiary in China II-49

Solvay and Modern Plastics Enter into a Distribution Agreement II-49

Akron University Inks an Agreement with Boston Scientific II-49

Medical Extrusion Announces Capacity Expansions II-50

GE Plastics and PENTAX Inks a Supply Agreement II-50

Tyco Acquires Confluent Surgical II-50

SurModics Enters into a License Agreement with CardioMind II-50

Ensinger Signs Distribution Pact with Invibio II-50

Nova Chemicals Announces Commercialization of New Resin for

Medical Devices II-51

CardioTech Develops Medical-Grade Polyurethane Elastomers for

Implantable Devices II-51

Perstorp AB Develops Polymer Based Anti-Bacterial Technology II-51

Ticona Establishes Production Unit for Hostaform MT® (POM)

Grade Polymer II-51

Celanese Corp. Acquires Vinamul Polymers II-51

10. FOCUS ON SELECT GLOBAL PLAYERS II-52

Alcan Packaging (Canada) II-52

Amcor Limited (Australia) II-52

BASF SE (Germany) II-52

Bayer AG (Germany) II-53

Bayer MaterialScience AG II-53

Celanese Corp. (USA) II-54

Ticona II-54

Chevron Phillips Chemical Company LLC (USA) II-55

CYRO Industries (USA) II-56

Dow Chemical Company (USA) II-56

E. I. Du Pont de Nemours and Company (USA) II-56

Eastman Chemical Company (USA) II-57

Evonik Cyro LLC (USA) II-58

Exxon Mobil Corp. (USA) II-58

SABIC Innovative Plastics Holding BV (USA) II-58

Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics Corp. (USA) II-59

Tekni-Plex, Inc. (USA) II-60

11. GLOBAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE II-61

Table 9: World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for

Medical Plastics by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan,

Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest

of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand in

Million Pounds for Years 2007 through 2015 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) II-61

Table 10: World Historic Review for Medical Plastics by

Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific

(excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets

Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand in Million Pounds

for Years 2001 through 2006 (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) II-62

Table 11: World 13-Year Perspective for Medical Plastics by

Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Demand for

US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan),

Latin America and Rest of World Markets for Years 2003, 2009

and 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-63

By Resin Type II-64

Table 12: World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for

Commodity Resins by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan,

Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest

of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand in

Million Pounds for Years 2007 through 2015 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) II-64

Table 13: World Historic Review for Commodity Resins by

Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific

(excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets

Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand in Million Pounds

for Years 2001 through 2006 (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) II-65

Table 14: World 13-Year Perspective for Commodity Resins by

Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Demand for

US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan),

Latin America and Rest of World Markets for Years 2003, 2009

and 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-66

Table 15: World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for

Engineered Resins by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan,

Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest

of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand in

Million Pounds for Years 2007 through 2015 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) II-67

Table 16: World Historic Review for Engineered Resins by

Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific

(excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets

Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand in Million Pounds

for Years 2001 through 2006 (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) II-68

Table 17: World 13-Year Perspective for Engineered Resins by

Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Demand for

US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan),

Latin America and Rest of World Markets for Years 2003, 2009

and 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-69

Table 18: World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for

Other Resins by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe,

Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of

World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand in

Million Pounds for Years 2007 through 2015 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) II-70

Table 19: World Historic Review for Other Resins by Geographic

Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding

Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets Independently

Analyzed with Annual Demand in Million Pounds for Years 2001

through 2006 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-71

Table 20: World 13-Year Perspective for Other Resins by

Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Demand for

US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan),

Latin America and Rest of World Markets for Years 2003, 2009,

and 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-72

By End-Use Segment II-73

Table 21: World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for

Medical Product Components by Geographic Region - US, Canada,

Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America

and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual

Demand in Million Pounds for Years 2007 through 2015 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) II-73

Table 22: World Historic Review for Medical Product Components

by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific

(excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets

Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand in Million Pounds

for Years 2001 through 2006 (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) II-74

Table 23: World 13-Year Perspective for Medical Product

Components by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of

Volume Demand for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific

(excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets for

Years 2003, 2009 and 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-75

Table 24: World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for

Medical Packaging by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan,

Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest

of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand in

Million Pounds for Years 2007 through 2015 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) II-76

Table 25: World Historic Review for Medical Packaging by

Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific

(excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets

Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand in Million Pounds

for Years 2001 through 2006 (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) II-77

Table 26: World 13-Year Perspective for Medical Packaging by

Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Demand for

US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan),

Latin America and Rest of World Markets for Years 2003, 2009

and 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-78

III. MARKET

1. THE UNITED STATES III-1

A.Market Analysis III-1

Current & Future Analysis III-1

The World's Largest Market for Medical Plastics III-1

Commodity Resins - The Dominant Resin Type III-1

Medical Product Components - The Key End-Use Segment for

Medical Plastics III-1

PVC - A Highly Preferred Medical Plastic Material for

Medical Devices III-2

Table 27: US Medical Plastics Market by Material Type

(2009): Percentage Share Breakdown of Most Widely Used

Medical Plastic Materials - PVC, PP, Polystyrene, and

Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-2

Engineered Plastics to Outstrip Industrial Plastic Materials III-2

Polycarbonates to Grow at the Expense of Thermoplastic

Elastomers III-3

Major Growth Drivers III-3

Evolution of Novel Medical Devices III-3

Engineered Plastic Resins Lead the Way III-3

Advanced Polymers Assume Greater Importance III-3

Aging Population Spurs Growth III-3

Outsourcing Manufacturing to Developing Countries III-4

Medical Device Packaging Market in the Recent Past III-4

Table 28: US Market for Sterile Medical Packaging (2008):

Percentage Share Breakdown of Annual Revenues by Packaging

Type - Thermoformed Trays, Pouches, Prefilled Syringes,

Blister Packs & Clamshells and Others (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) III-4

Table 29: US Flexible Medical Device Packaging Market

(2008): Percentage Share Breakdown of Annual Revenues by

Packaging Type - Formable Films, Pouches, Trays, Header

Bags, Paper Rollstock, Film Rollstock, Foil, Nonwoven

Rollstock, In-Hospital and Lids (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) III-4

Table 30: US Market for Pharmaceuticals Packaging (2008):

Percentage Share Breakdown of Consumption by Plastics and

Glass for Medical Devices - Containers, Ampules and Vials,

IV Containers and Prefilled Syringes (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) III-5

Table 31: US Market for Healthcare Packaging (2004 & 2006):

Percentage Share Breakdown of Value Sales by Type - Medical

Products, Pharmaceutical Packaging and Specialty Packaging

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-5

Regulations Governing Plastics Used in Medical Devices in

the US III-6

The United States Pharmacopeia (USP) tests III-6

ISO 10993 III-6

Product Innovations/Introductions III-7

Strategic Corporate Developments III-14

Focus on Select Players III-22

B.Market Analytics III-29

By Resin Type III-29

Table 32: US Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for

Medical Plastics by Resin Type - Commodity Resins,

Engineered Resins and Other Resins Independently Analyzed

with Annual Demand in Million Pounds for Years 2007 through

2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-29

Table 33: US Historic Review for Medical Plastics by Resin

Type - Commodity Resins, Engineered Resins and Other Resins

Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand in Million Pounds

for Years 2001 through 2006 (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) III-30

Table 34: US 13-Year Perspective for Medical Plastics by

Resin Type - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Demand for

Commodity Resins, Engineered Resins and Other Resins for

Years 2003, 2009 and 2015 (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) III-30

By End-Use Segment III-31

Table 35: US Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for

Medical Plastics Demand by End-Use Segment - Medical

Product Components and Medical Packaging Independently

Analyzed with Annual Demand in Million Pounds for Years

2007 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-31

Table 36: US Historic Review for Medical Plastics Demand by

End-Use Segment - Medical Product Components and Medical

Packaging Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand in

Million Pounds for Years 2001 through 2006 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) III-32

Table 37: US 13-Year Perspective for Medical Plastics by

End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Demand for

Medical Product Components and Medical Packaging for Years

2003, 2009 and 2015 III-32

2. CANADA III-33

A.Market Analysis III-33

Current & Future Analysis III-33

Alcan Packaging - A Major Player III-33

B.Market Analytics III-34

By Resin Type III-34

Table 38: Canadian Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis

for Medical Plastics by Resin Type - Commodity Resins,

Engineered Resins and Other Resins Independently Analyzed

with Annual Demand in Million Pounds for Years 2007 through

2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-34

Table 39: Canadian Historic Review for Medical Plastics by

Resin Type - Commodity Resins, Engineered Resins and Other

Resins Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand in Million

Pounds for Years 2001 through 2006 (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) III-35

Table 40: Canadian 13-Year Perspective for Medical Plastics

by Resin Type - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Demand for

Commodity Resins, Engineered Resins and Other Resins for

Years 2003, 2009 and 2015 (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) III-35

By End-Use Segment III-36

Table 41: Canadian Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis

for Medical Plastics Demand by End-Use Segment - Medical

Product Components and Medical Packaging Independently

Analyzed with Annual Demand in Million Pounds for Years

2007 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-36

Table 42: Canadian Historic Review for Medical Plastics

Demand by End-Use Segment - Medical Product Components and

Medical Packaging Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand

in Million Pounds for Years 2001 through 2006 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) III-37

Table 43: Canadian 13-Year Perspective for Medical Plastics

End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Demand for

Medical Product Components and Medical Packaging for Years

2003, 2009 and 2015 III-37

3. JAPAN III-38

A.Market Analysis III-38

Current & Future Analysis III-38

Product Launch III-38

B.Market Analytics III-39

By Resin Type III-39

Table 44: Japanese Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis

for Medical Plastics by Resin Type - Commodity Resins,

Engineered Resins and Other Resins Independently Analyzed

with Annual Demand in Million Pounds for Years 2007 through

2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-39

Table 45: Japanese Historic Review for Medical Plastics by

Resin Type - Commodity Resins, Engineered Resins and Other

Resins Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand in Million

Pounds for Years 2001 through 2006 (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) III-40

Table 46: Japanese 13-Year Perspective for Medical Plastics

by Resin Type - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Demand for

Commodity Resins, Engineered Resins and Other Resins for

Years 2003, 2009 and 2015 (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) III-40

By End-Use Segment III-41

Table 47: Japanese Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis

for Medical Plastics Demand by End-Use Segment - Medical

Product Components and Medical Packaging Independently

Analyzed with Annual Demand in Million Pounds for Years

2007 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-41

Table 48: Japanese Historic Review for Medical Plastics

Demand by End-Use Segment - Medical Product Components and

Medical Packaging Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand

in Million Pounds for Years 2001 through 2006 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) III-42

Table 49: Japanese 13-Year Perspective for Medical Plastics

End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Demand for

Medical Product Components and Medical Packaging for Years

2003, 2009 and 2015 III-42

4. EUROPE III-43

A.Market Analysis III-43

Current & Future Analysis III-43

Analysis by Region III-43

Table 50: European Medical Plastics Market: Select Regions

Ranked by Volume Growth Potential for the Period 2007-2015

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-43

Analysis by Resin Type III-44

Table 51: European Medical Plastics Market Key Resin Types

Ranked by Volume Growth Potential for the Period 2007-2015

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-44

Analysis by End-Use Segment III-44

Table 52: European Medical Plastics Market (2007-2015):

End-Use Segments Ranked by % CAGR III-44

Medical Disposables Market by Plastic Type in the Recent Past III-45

Table 53: European Medical Disposable Market (2005 & 2006):

Percentage Share Breakdown of Value and Volume Sales by

Leading Resin Type - Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC), Polyethylene

(PE), Polypropylene (PP) and Others (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) III-45

European Pharmacopoeia III-45

Biocompatibility III-45

Directive 90/385/EEC - For Active Implantable Medical Devices III-46

Directive 93/42/EEC - Other Medical Devices III-48

Directive 98/79/EC - In-vitro Diagnostic Medical Devices III-48

Guidelines for PVC Materials III-48

B.Market Analytics III-49

Table 54: European Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis

for Medical Plastics by Geographic Region - France, Germany,

Italy, UK, Spain and Rest of Europe Markets Independently

Analyzed with Annual Demand in Million Pounds for Years 2007

through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-49

Table 55: European Historic Review for Medical Plastics by

Geographic Region -France, Germany, Italy, UK,, Spain and

Rest of Europe Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual

Demand in Million Pounds for Years 2001 through 2006

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-50

Table 56: European 13-Year Perspective for Medical Plastics

by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Demand

for France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain and Rest of Europe

Markets for Years 2003, 2009 and 2015 (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) III-51

By Resin Type III-52

Table 57: European Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis

for Medical Plastics by Resin Type - Commodity Resins,

Engineered Resins and Other Resins Independently Analyzed

with Annual Demand in Million Pounds for Years 2007 through

2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-52

Table 58: European Historic Review for Medical Plastics by

Resin Type - Commodity Resins, Engineered Resins and Other

Resins Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand in Million

Pounds for Years 2001 through 2006 (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) III-53

Table 59: European 13-Year Perspective for Medical Plastics

by Resin Type - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Demand for

Commodity Resins, Engineered Resins and Other Resins for

Years 2003, 2009 and 2015 (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) III-53

By End-Use Segment III-54

Table 60: European Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis

for Medical Plastics Demand by End-Use Segment - Medical

Product Components and Medical Packaging Independently

Analyzed with Annual Demand in Million Pounds for Years

2007 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-54

Table 61: European Historic Review for Medical Plastics

Demand by End-Use Segment - Medical Product Components and

Medical Packaging Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand

in Million Pounds for Years 2001 through 2006 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) III-55

Table 62: European 13-Year Perspective for Medical Plastics

End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Demand for

Medical Product Components and Medical Packaging for Years

2003, 2009 and 2015 III-55

4a. FRANCE III-56

A.Market Analysis III-56

Current and Future Analysis III-56

B.Market Analytics III-56

By Resin Type III-56

Table 63: French Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis

for Medical Plastics by Resin Type - Commodity Resins,

Engineered Resins and Other Resins Independently Analyzed

with Annual Demand in Million Pounds for Years 2007 through

2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-56

Table 64: French Historic Review for Medical Plastics by

Resin Type - Commodity Resins, Engineered Resins and Other

Resins Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand in Million

Pounds for Years 2001 through 2006 (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) III-57

Table 65: French 13-Year Perspective for Medical Plastics

by Resin Type - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Demand for

Commodity Resins, Engineered Resins and Other Resins for

Years 2003, 2009 and 2015 (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) III-57

By End-Use Segment III-58

Table 66: French Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis

for Medical Plastics Demand by End-Use Segment - Medical

Product Components and Medical Packaging Independently

Analyzed with Annual Demand in Million Pounds for Years

2007 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-58

Table 67: French Historic Review for Medical Plastics

Demand by End-Use Segment - Medical Product Components and

Medical Packaging Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand

in Million Pounds for Years 2001 through 2006 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) III-59

Table 68: French 13-Year Perspective for Medical Plastics

End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Demand for

Medical Product Components and Medical Packaging for Years

2003, 2009 and 2015 III-59

4b. GERMANY III-60

A.Market Analysis III-60

Current and Future Analysis III-60

Growing Demand for Innovative Plastic Materials III-60

Product Innovations/Introductions III-60

Strategic Corporate Developments III-61

Focus on Select Players III-63

B.Market Analytics III-65

By Resin Type III-65

Table 69: German Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis

for Medical Plastics by Resin Type - Commodity Resins,

Engineered Resins and Other Resins Independently Analyzed

with Annual Demand in Million Pounds for Years 2007 through

2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-65

Table 70: German Historic Review for Medical Plastics by

Resin Type - Commodity Resins, Engineered Resins and Other

Resins Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand in Million

Pounds for Years 2001 through 2006 (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) III-66

Table 71: German 13-Year Perspective for Medical Plastics

by Resin Type - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Demand for

Commodity Resins, Engineered Resins and Other Resins for

Years 2003, 2009 and 2015 (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) III-66

By End-Use Segment III-67

Table 72: German Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis

for Medical Plastics Demand by End-Use Segment - Medical

Product Components and Medical Packaging Independently

Analyzed with Annual Demand in Million Pounds for Years

2007 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-67

Table 73: German Historic Review for Medical Plastics

Demand by End-Use Segment - Medical Product Components and

Medical Packaging Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand

in Million Pounds for Years 2001 through 2006 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) III-68

Table 74: German 13-Year Perspective for Medical Plastics

End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Demand for

Medical Product Components and Medical Packaging for Years

2003, 2009 and 2015 III-68

4c. ITALY III-69

A.Market Analysis III-69

Current & Future Analysis III-69

Strategic Corporate Developments III-69

B.Market Analytics III-70

By Resin Type III-70

Table 75: Italian Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis

for Medical Plastics by Resin Type - Commodity Resins,

Engineered Resins and Other Resins Independently Analyzed

with Annual Demand in Million Pounds for Years 2007 through

2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-70

Table 76: Italian Historic Review for Medical Plastics by

Resin Type - Commodity Resins, Engineered Resins and Other

Resins Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand in Million

Pounds for Years 2001 through 2006 (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) III-71

Table 77: Italian 13-Year Perspective for Medical Plastics

by Resin Type - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Demand for

Commodity Resins, Engineered Resins and Other Resins for

Years 2003, 2009 and 2015 (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) III-71

By End-Use Segment III-72

Table 78: Italian Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis

for Medical Plastics Demand by End-Use Segment - Medical

Product Components and Medical Packaging Independently

Analyzed with Annual Demand in Million Pounds for Years

2007 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-72

Table 79: Italian Historic Review for Medical Plastics

Demand by End-Use Segment - Medical Product Components and

Medical Packaging Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand

in Million Pounds for Years 2001 through 2006 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) III-73

Table 80: Italian 13-Year Perspective for Medical Plastics

End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Demand for

Medical Product Components and Medical Packaging for Years

2003, 2009 and 2015 III-73

4d. THE UNITED KINGDOM III-74

A.Market Analysis III-74

Current & Future Analysis III-74

The Fastest Growing Market for Medical Plastics in Europe III-74

Strategic Corporate Development III-74

B.Market Analytics III-75

By Resin Type III-75

Table 81: UK Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for

Medical Plastics by Resin Type - Commodity Resins,

Engineered Resins and Other Resins Independently Analyzed

with Annual Demand in Million Pounds for Years 2007 through

2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-75

Table 82: UK Historic Review for Medical Plastics by Resin

Type - Commodity Resins, Engineered Resins and Other Resins

Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand in Million Pounds

for Years 2001 through 2006 (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) III-76

Table 83: UK 13-Year Perspective for Medical Plastics by

Resin Type - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Demand for

Commodity Resins, Engineered Resins and Other Resins for

Years 2003, 2009 and 2015 (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) III-76

By End-Use Segment III-77

Table 84: UK Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for

Medical Plastics Demand by End-Use Segment - Medical

Product Components and Medical Packaging Independently

Analyzed with Annual Demand in Million Pounds for Years

2007 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-77

Table 85: UK Historic Review for Medical Plastics Demand by

End-Use Segment - Medical Product Components and Medical

Packaging Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand in

Million Pounds for Years 2001 through 2006 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) III-78

Table 86: UK 13-Year Perspective for Medical Plastics

End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Demand for

Medical Product Components and Medical Packaging for Years

2003, 2009 and 2015 III-78

4e. SPAIN III-79

A.Market Analysis III-79

Current & Future Analysis III-79

B.Market Analytics III-79

By Resin Type III-79

Table 87: Spanish Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis

for Medical Plastics by Resin Type - Commodity Resins,

Engineered Resins and Other Resins Independently Analyzed

with Annual Demand in Million Pounds for Years 2007 through

2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-79

Table 88: Spanish Historic Review for Medical Plastics by

Resin Type - Commodity Resins, Engineered Resins and Other

Resins Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand in Million

Pounds for Years 2001 through 2006 (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) III-80

Table 89: Spanish 13-Year Perspective for Medical Plastics

by Resin Type - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Demand for

Commodity Resins, Engineered Resins and Other Resins for

Years 2003, 2009 and 2015 (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) III-80

By End-Use Segment III-81

Table 90: Spanish Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis

for Medical Plastics Demand by End-Use Segment - Medical

Product Components and Medical Packaging Independently

Analyzed with Annual Demand in Million Pounds for Years

2007 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-81

Table 91: Spanish Historic Review for Medical Plastics

Demand by End-Use Segment - Medical Product Components and

Medical Packaging Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand

in Million Pounds for Years 2001 through 2006 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) III-82

Table 92: Spanish 13-Year Perspective for Medical Plastics

End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Demand for

Medical Product Components and Medical Packaging for Years

2003, 2009 and 2015 III-82

4f. REST OF EUROPE III-83

A.Market Analysis III-83

Current & Future Analysis III-83

B.Market Analytics III-83

By Resin Type III-83

Table 93: Rest of Europe Recent Past, Current and Future

Analysis for Medical Plastics by Resin Type - Commodity

Resins, Engineered Resins and Other Resins Independently

Analyzed with Annual Demand in Million Pounds for Years

2007 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-83

Table 94: Rest of Europe Historic Review for Medical

Plastics by Resin Type - CommodityResins, Engineered Resins

and Other ResinsIndependently Analyzed with Annual Demandin

Million Pounds for Years 2001 through 2006 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) III-84

Table 95: Rest of Europe 13-Year Perspective for Medical

Plastics by Resin Type - Percentage Breakdown of Volume

Demand for Commodity Resins, Engineered Resins and Other

Resins for Years 2003, 2009 and 2015 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) III-85

By End-Use Segment III-86

Table 96: Rest of Europe Recent Past, Current and Future

Analysis for Medical Plastics Demand by End-Use Segment -

Medical Product Components and Medical Packaging

Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand in Million Pounds

for Years 2007 through 2015 (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) III-86

Table 97: Rest of Europe Historic Review for Medical

Plastics Demand by End-Use Segment - Medical Product

Components and Medical Packaging Independently Analyzed

with Annual Demand in Million Pounds for Years 2001 through

2006 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-87

Table 98: Rest of Europe 13-Year Perspective for Medical

Plastics End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume

Demand for Medical Product Components and Medical Packaging

for Years 2003, 2009 and 2015 III-87

5. ASIA-PACIFIC III-88

A.Market Analysis III-88

Current & Future Analysis III-88

The Fastest Growing Market for Medical Plastics Globally III-88

Asia Bodes Well for Medical Plastics III-88

Medical Plastics Displaying Promising Growth in China III-88

Popular Medical Plastics in China - A Review III-89

Strategic Corporate Developments III-89

Amcor Limited (Australia) - A Key Player III-90

B.Market Analytics III-91

By Resin Type III-91

Table 99: Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current and Future

Analysis for Medical Plastics by Resin Type - Commodity

Resins, Engineered Resins and Other Resins Independently

Analyzed with Annual Demand in Million Pounds for Years

2007 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-91

Table 100: Asia-Pacific Historic Review for Medical

Plastics by Resin Type - Commodity Resins, Engineered

Resins and Other Resins Independently Analyzed with Annual

Demand in Million Pounds for Years 2001 through 2006

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-92

Table 101: Asia-Pacific 13-Year Perspective for Medical

Plastics by Resin Type - Percentage Breakdown of Volume

Demand for Commodity Resins, Engineered Resins and Other

Resins for Years 2003, 2009 and 2015 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) III-93

By End-Use Segment III-94

Table 102: Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current and Future

Analysis for Medical Plastics Demand by End-Use Segment -

Medical Product Components and Medical Packaging

Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand in Million Pounds

for Years 2007 through 2015 (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart)

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