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Date:11/17/2010

NEW YORK, Nov. 17, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue:

Global Sterilization Systems & Equipment Industry

http://www.reportlinker.com/p092560/Global-Sterilization-Systems--Equipment-Industry.html

This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Sterilization Systems & Equipment in US$ Million by the following segments: Steam/Autoclave, Ethylene Oxide, Gas Plasma, Gamma Radiation, E-Beam Radiation, Other Methods, and Sterilization Supplies. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle East & Africa, and Latin America. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2007 through 2015. A seven-year historic analysis is also provided for these markets. The report profiles 143 companies including many key and niche players such as 3M Company, Advanced Sterilization Products, Cantel Medical Corp, Minntech Corporation, Getinge AB, L3 Pulse Sciences, SteriGenics International, Inc., STERIS Corporation, TSO3, and Tuttnauer Company. Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research. Company profiles are mostly extracted from URL research and reported select online sources.

STERILIZATION SYSTEMS & EQUIPMENT MCP-3362

A GLOBAL STRATEGIC BUSINESS REPORT

CONTENTS

1. INTRODUCTION, METHODOLOGY & PRODUCT DEFINITIONS 1

Study Reliability and Reporting Limitations 1

Disclaimers 2

Data Interpretation & Reporting Level 3

Quantitative Techniques & Analytics 3

Product Definitions and Scope of Study 3

Product Definition 4

Steam Sterilizers (Autoclaves) 4

EtO Sterilization (EtO) 4

Gas Plasma Sterilization 4

Gamma Radiation 4

Other Methods 4

Electron-beam (E-beam) Sterilization 4

2. GLOBAL MARKET OUTLOOK 5

Infection Control Assumes Heightened Prominence 5

Sterilization: A Critical Component of the Medical Industry 5

Optimization is the New Buzzword 5

Sterilization Techniques - The Evolution Continues 6

Potential Growth Segments 6

Gamma Sterilization Scores Over Conventional Techniques 7

Electron-beam Emerges as Versatile Sterilization Method 7

Current Market Scenario: A Review 8

Implications of the Recession for the Market 8

Increased Reprocessing of Medical Devices Heartens The Market 9

Developed Nations In A Mature Phase 9

Demand Trends of Products and Equipment 10

Contract Sterilization Gaining Steam 10

Growing Health Concern Spurs Demand 10

Consolidation - The Vertical Integration Way 10

Evolving Techniques Emerging Growth Leaders 11

Low-Temperature Sterilization 11

Development of Prion Deactivation Technology 12

3. INDUSTRY OVERVIEW 13

Industry Snapshots 13

Industry Structure 13

Differences & Similarities of Sterilization Technologies in

Major Markets 14

United States 14

Europe 15

Factors Influencing the Market 15

Challenges Facing the Sterilization Industry 15

Regulatory Pressures 15

Factors At Play in the Medical Sterilization Industry 16

Competitive Factors 16

4. AN OVERVIEW OF STERILIZATION MARKET 17

Sterilization Process - Playing A Crucial Role in Healthcare

Sector 17

Sterilization Parameters 17

Utility of Sterilization in Various Sectors 17

Medical Products 18

Non-Medical Products 18

Sterilization Method - Suitability & Selection 18

Sterilization Procedures for Sterile Medical Devices 19

Concept of Bioburden 19

Sterilization Methods Used for Different Generic Product

Categories 20

Sterilization & Infection Control 20

Role of Sterilization Process in Infection Control 20

Prevention & Control of Hospital-Acquired Infections 21

Competition in the Infection Control Marketplace 22

5. PRODUCT OVERVIEW 23

Traditional Methods 23

Types of Sterilization Systems/Methods 23

Steam Sterilizers (Autoclaves) 24

Factors Governing Use of Steam Sterilization Method 24

Variants of Steam Sterilizers 25

Gravity Sterilizers 25

Vacuum Sterilizers 25

Steam Flush Pressure-Pulse Sterilizer 25

Flash Sterilization 25

Factors Governing Use of Flash Sterilization Method 25

Tabletop Sterilizers 25

Dry Heat Sterilizers 26

Factors Governing Use of Dry Heat Sterilization Method 27

Rapid Dry Heat Sterilization 27

Chemical Sterilizers 27

Gaseous Chemical Sterilization 27

EtO Sterilization (EtO) 27

Properties of EtO 28

EtO Sterilization Process 28

EtO Sterilizer - Prerequisites 28

Factors Governing Use of EtO Sterilization Method 29

EtO as a Sterilizing Agent - Current Scenario 29

History of EtO Sterilization 30

Advantages 30

Drawbacks 31

Scout is on for EtO Alternatives 32

EtO Monitors 32

EtO - Effective in Rooting Out Anthrax 33

Peracetic Acid Vapor 33

Properties of Peracetic Acid 34

Factors Governing Use of Peracetic Acid Sterilization Method 34

Hydrogen Peroxide 34

Vaporized Hydrogen Peroxide (VHP) 34

Factors Governing Use of VHP Sterilization Method 35

Chlorine and Bromine 35

Benefits 35

Factors Governing Use of Chlorine Sterilization Method 35

Thermal Washer-Decontaminator 36

Glass Beads Sterilizers 36

Liquid Chemical Sterilization 36

Formaldehyde 36

Factors Governing Use of Formaldehyde Sterilization Method 36

Glutaraldehyde 37

Factors Governing Use of Glutaraldehyde Sterilization Method 37

Heated Chemical Vapor Sterilization 37

Gas Sterilizers 37

Gas Plasma Sterilization 37

Factors Governing Use of Gas Plasma Sterilization Method 38

Limitations 38

Ozone Gas-Based Medical Sterilization System 38

Radiation Sterilizers 39

Factors Governing Use of Radiation Sterilization Method 39

History of Radiation Sterilization 39

Types of Radiation Sterilization 39

Electromagnetic Radiations 40

Particle Radiations 40

Hydrogels 40

X-Ray Sterilization 40

Commercial Radiation Sterilization Methods 41

Gamma Sterilization 41

Gamma Radiation Process 41

Factors Governing Use of Gamma Sterilization Method 41

History of Gamma Sterilization 42

Advantages & Limitations 42

Gamma Radiation in Medical Product Sterilization - Current

Scenario 42

Burgeoning Use for Consumer Products 43

Comparative Study of Gamma Radiation and EtO

Sterilization Technologies 43

Electron-beam (E-beam) Sterilization 44

Prerequisites for E-Beam Sterilization Process 44

Factors Governing Use of E-beam Sterilization Method 44

E-Beam Sterilization - Current Scenario 44

Limitations 45

Advantages 45

Gamma and E-beam Sterilization - Sharing Similarities 45

Benefits of Using Gamma and E-beam Methods: 45

Factors Hindering Use: 46

Relation Between Radiation Sterilization & Product

Compatibility 46

Filtration 46

Factors Governing Use of Filtration Method 47

Aseptic Assembly Sterilizers 47

Sterilization Accessories 47

Washer/Sterilizing Units 47

Steam Generators 47

Sterilization Oven 48

Steam-in-Place (SIP) Sterilizing System 48

Test and Validation Sterilizers 48

Monitoring of Sterilization Process 48

6. REVIEW OF SELECT STERILIZATION TECHNOLOGIES 49

Bright Light or PureBright Systems 49

SteriPulse-XL 49

Synergetic Processes - Psoralens and UVA (PUVA) 49

Microwave and Bactericide 49

Low-Temperature Steam and Formaldehyde 50

Microwaves 50

X-Ray Sterilization 50

Factors Governing Use of X-Ray Sterilization Method 50

Low Temperature Plasma (LTP) Sterilization 50

Analysis of Low-Temperature Sterilization Sector 51

Sterrad Sterilization Systems 51

Disadvantages 51

Plazlyte Sterilization Systems 52

Other Sterilization and Disinfection Methods 52

Review of Select Sterilization Methods 52

Disinfection Methods 53

7. PACKAGING MATERIAL - AN INTEGRAL PART OF STERILIZATION PROCESS 54

Sterilization Opportunities in Medical Packaging Market 54

Selecting Appropriate Sterilization Method 54

Role of Sterilization in Medical Device Packaging 54

Packaging Requirements for EtO and Gas Plasma Sterilization 55

Developments in Medical Device Packaging 56

Packaging Types 56

Sterilization Wraps 56

Sterilization Containers 56

Uses 57

Drawbacks 57

Composite Trays 57

Plastic Peel Pouches 57

Plastic Bags 57

Pre-Sterilization Plastic Bags 58

Post-Sterilization Plastic Bags 58

Rigid Containers 58

8. END-USE APPLICATION OVERVIEW 59

Major Applications 59

Sterilization in Industrial Sector 59

Sterilization in Hospital Sector 59

Sterilization in Dentistry Sector 59

Industrial Sterilization - A Brief Overview 60

Industrial Sterilization - Comparison of Primary Sterilization

Methods 60

EtO - Changing Face 61

Trends in E-beam Market 61

Technologies of the Future 61

9. PRODUCT DEVELOPMENTS/INTRODUCTIONS 62

IKS International Rolls Out New Bench-top Autoclaves Line 62

MSI Surgical Solutions Expands Ethylene Oxide Capabilities 62

Advanced Sterilization Products Expands STERRAD® Sterilization

Systems' Capability 62

Advanced Electron Beams Launches Bottle Sterilization Kit 63

STERIS Introduces Amsco® V-ProTM 1 Plus Sterilization System 63

Steris Unveils Amsco Evolution Steam Sterilizer 64

SciCan Debuts BRAVO™ Vacuum Chamber Autoclave 64

LTE Scientific to Introduce Touchclave-R Autoclaves 65

Priorclave Launches the Inexpensive OPAL Lab Autoclaves 65

Germgard Unveils Room-Temperature Surgical Instrument

Sterilization System 66

Borealis Re-Launches Bormed LE6609-PH with BFS Grade 67

Sanyo Rolls Out Sterisonic™ GxP, MCO-19AIC (UVH) Cell Culture

Incubator Sterilization Method 68

Medizone Starts Trials to Demonstrate AsepticSure™ Hospital

Sterilization System 69

Hoval Develops Steam Sterilization System for Cliniserve 69

Germgard Launches Surgical Instrument Sterilizer 70

Advanced Sterilization Products Launches a Novel Endoscope

Cleaner and Reprocessor 71

Hitachi Introduces Mu-Chip RFID IC Chips 71

Crosstex Launches Sure-Check® Sterilization Pouches 72

Getinge Introduces HS66 Turbo+ Sterilizer 72

BI to Install Third Steam Sterilization Facility 72

Impala Platinum Develops Stainless Steel Leach Autoclave 73

LyondellBasell Introduces New Lupotech-A Autoclave Technology 74

Awarepoint Launches New RFID T2S Asset Tag 74

10. RECENT INDUSTRY ACTIVITY 75

WM Healthcare Solutions Acquires MedServe Assets 75

STERIS and the US Food & Drug Administration Ink Agreement 75

SciCan and MICRO-MEGA and SycoTec Merge 76

Mesa Laboratories Takes Over SGM Biotech 76

Quatro Composites™ Acquires Additional Assets 76

Ecolab and Belimed Ink Strategic Cooperation Agreement 77

Kimberly-Clark Receives FDA Clearance for KIMGUARD ONESTEP®

Sterilization Wraps 77

STERIS Obtains 510(k) Approval for STERIS SYSTEM 1E® Liquid

Chemical Sterilant Processing System 77

TSO3 Obtains CE Mark Approval for New Sterilizing System 78

Advanced Sterilization Products Receives Approval for STERRAD®

NX(TM) and STERRAD® 100NX(TM) Sterilization Systems 78

BSN Systems Acquires 99.5% Interest in MBBS SA 79

TSO3 Obtains Health Canada's Approval for STERIZONE® 125l+

Sterilizer 79

BeamOne Sets up New Electron Beam Sterilization Service Center 79

BeamOne Expands Ohio-Based Service Center 79

Hovione Acquires Acusphere Utilities 80

Belimed Group Acquires Sanamij 80

North American Science Associates Partners with Two Asian

Companies 80

Telstar Technologies Supplies Sterilization Facility to BD 81

RTI Biologics, Aesculap Sign Supply and Distribution Agreement 81

Premier Purchasing Signs Gas Plasma Sterilization Agreements 81

Premier Purchasing Signs Agreements with STERIS, Getinge 82

TSO3 Files for Expanded Claims for Products 82

Moog Announces Acquisition of Ethox International 82

TSO3 Secures Approval for Expanded Use of STERIZONE® 125L

Sterilizer 83

TSO3 Inks Marketing Agreement with 3M for Sterizone 125L +

Sterilizer 83

Apsis SAS Acquires Gloster Europe 84

JBT FoodTech Bags Automated Batch Sterilization System Contract 84

Yasaka Commissions Steam Sterilization Facility in Vietnam 85

Midbrook Signs Marketing Agreement with SCME 85

KARL STORZ Endorses STERRAD NX, 100NX Systems for Flexible

Fiberscopes 85

VI Divests X-ray, Gamma-ray Radiation Sensor Businesses 86

Environmental Tectonics Bags US$2.5 M Supply Order 87

BeamOne to Set Up Sterilization Facility in Costa Rica 87

Sterigenics International Enters into a Purchase Agreement

with ScandiNova Systems 88

SciCan Enters into a Distribution Agreement with HMDT 88

Belimed Enters into a Collaboration Agreement with 3M

Sterilization Assurance 88

IBA Plans to Set-up World's First X-Ray Sterilization Facility

along with LEONI 89

Paragon Enters into a Reciprocal Supply Agreement with Aesculap 90

Symmetry Medical to Purchase Specialty Surgical 90

Environmental Tectonics Announces Contract with U.S. Air Force 91

SSG Bags Two New Contracts for Supply of Sterilization Systems 91

TSO3 and Broadlane Signs Agreement to Improve Operations of

Medical Care Services 92

SciCan Offers Plasma Sterilizers to Hospitals in Canada 92

Wipak Acquires Sterilization Packaging Business of K-C 92

Private Equity Firm Acquires Primus Sterilizer Co 92

Premier Purchasing Partners Ink Agreements for Sterilization

Assurance Products/ Pouches 93

Symmetry Medical Pockets SSI, Ultra Containers 93

STERIS to Supply VaproSure Room Sterilizers to U.S. Hospitals 93

STCL to Establish Steam Sterilization Facility in Madhya Pradesh 93

11. FOCUS ON SELECT GLOBAL PLAYERS 94

3M Company (USA) 94

Advanced Sterilization Products (USA) 94

Cantel Medical Corp (USA) 95

Minntech Corporation (USA) 96

Getinge AB (Sweden) 96

L3 Pulse Sciences (RF Accelerator Applications division) (USA) 97

SteriGenics International, Inc (USA) 97

STERIS Corporation (USA) 97

TSO3 (Canada) 98

Tuttnauer Company (USA) 98

12. GLOBAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE 99

Table 1: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for

Sterilization Systems & Equipment by Geographic Region -

United States, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding

Japan), Middle East & Africa, and Latin American Markets

Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$

Million for Years 2007 through 2015 (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) 99

Table 2: World Historic Review for Sterilization Systems &

Equipment by Geographic Region - United States, Canada, Japan,

Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East & Africa,

and Latin American Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual

Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2000 through 2006

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 100

Table 3: World 11-Year Perspective for Sterilization Systems &

Equipment by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of

Dollar Sales for United States, Canada, Japan, Europe,

Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East & Africa, and

Latin American Markets for Years 2005, 2010 & 2015 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) 101

Sterilization Systems & Equipment by Segment 102

Table 4: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for

Steam/Autoclave Sterilization by Geographic Region - United

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

Middle East & Africa, and Latin American Markets Independently

Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years

2007 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 102

Table 5: World Historic Review for Steam/Autoclave

Sterilization by Geographic Region - United States, Canada,

Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East &

Africa, and Latin American Markets Independently Analyzed with

Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2000 through

2006 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 103

Table 6: World 11-Year Perspective for Steam/Autoclave

Sterilization by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of

Dollar Sales for United States, Canada, Japan, Europe,

Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East & Africa, and

Latin American Markets for Years 2005, 2010 & 2015 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) 104

Table 7: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for

Ethylene Oxide Sterilization by Geographic Region - United

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

Middle East & Africa, and Latin American Markets Independently

Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years

2007 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 105

Table 8: World Historic Review for Ethylene Oxide

Sterilization by Geographic Region - United States, Canada,

Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East &

Africa, and Latin American Markets Independently Analyzed with

Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2000 through

2006 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 106

Table 9: World 11-Year Perspective for Ethylene Oxide

Sterilization by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of

Dollar Sales for United States, Canada, Japan, Europe,

Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East & Africa, and

Latin American Markets for Years 2005, 2010, and 2015

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 107

Table 10: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Gas

Plasma Sterilization by Geographic Region - United States,

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

East & Africa, and Latin American Markets Independently

Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years

2007 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 108

Table 11: World Historic Review for Gas Plasma Sterilization

by Geographic Region - United States, Canada, Japan, Europe,

Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East & Africa, and

Latin American Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual

Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2000 through 2006

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 109

Table 12: World 11-Year Perspective for Gas Plasma

Sterilization by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of

Dollar Sales for United States, Canada, Japan, Europe,

Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East & Africa, and

Latin American Markets for Years 2005, 2010 and 2015 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) 110

Table 13: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for

Gamma Radiation Sterilization by Geographic Region - United

States, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia- Pacific (excluding

Japan), Middle East & Africa, and Latin American Markets

Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$

Million for Years 2007 through 2015 (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) 111

Table 14: World Historic Review for Gamma Radiation

Sterilization by Geographic Region - United States, Canada,

Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East &

Africa, and Latin American Markets Independently Analyzed with

Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2000 through

2006 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 112

Table 15: World 11-Year Perspective for Gamma Radiation

Sterilization by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of

Dollar Sales for United States, Canada, Japan, Europe,

Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East & Africa, and

Latin American Markets for Years 2005, 2010, and 2015

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 113

Table 16: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for

E-Beam Radiation Sterilization by Geographic Region - United

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

Middle East & Africa, and Latin American Markets Independently

Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years

2007 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 114

Table 17: World Historic Review for E-Beam Radiation

Sterilization by Geographic Region - United States, Canada,

Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East &

Africa, and Latin American Markets Independently Analyzed with

Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2000 through

2006 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 115

Table 18: World 11-Year Perspective for E-Beam Radiation

Sterilization by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of

Dollar Sales for United States, Canada, Japan, Europe,

Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East & Africa, and

Latin American Markets for Years 2005, 2010, and 2015

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 116

Table 19: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for

Other Methods-based Sterilization by Geographic Region -

United States, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding

Japan), Middle East & Africa, and Latin American Markets

Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$

Million for Years 2007 through 2015 (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) 117

Table 20: World Historic Review for Other Methods-based

Sterilization by Geographic Region - United States, Canada,

Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East &

Africa, and Latin American Markets Independently Analyzed with

Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2000 through

2006 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 118

Table 21: World 11-Year Perspective for Other Methods-based

Sterilization by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of

Dollar Sales for United States, Canada, Japan, Europe,

Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East & Africa, and

Latin American Markets for Years 2005, 2010, and 2015

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 119

Table 22: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for

Sterilization Supplies by Geographic Region - United States,

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

East & Africa, and Latin American Markets Independently

Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years

2007 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 120

Table 23: World Historic Review for Sterilization Supplies by

Geographic Region - United States, Canada, Japan, Europe,

Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East & Africa, and

Latin American Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual

Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2000 through 2006

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 121

Table 24: World 11-Year Perspective for Sterilization Supplies

by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales

for United States, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific

(excluding Japan), Middle East & Africa, and Latin American

Markets for Years 2005, 2010, and 2015 (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) 122

13. THE UNITED STATES 123

A. Market Analysis 123

Outlook 123

Superbugs Drive Growth of US Infection Control Market 123

Constituents and the Potential 123

Competitive Scenario 124

Market Share Statistics - A Historic Perspective 124

Table 25: Leading Players in the US Market for

Sterilization Equipment and Sterilants (2003-05):

Percentage Share Breakdown by Sales* for Steris, Advanced

Sterilization Products, Getinge, and Others (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) 124

Table 26: Leading Players in the US Market for

Sterilization Supplies (2003-05): Percentage Share

Breakdown by Sales* for 3M, Kimberly Clark,

Allegiance/Cardinal Health, and Others (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) 125

Table 27: US Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for

Sterilization Supplies by Product Segments - Containers,

Wraps, Pouches, Indicators, and Others Markets

Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$

Million for Years 2007 through 2015 (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) 125

Table 28: US Historic Review for Sterilization Supplies by

Product Segments - Containers, Wraps, Pouches, Indicators,

and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales

Figures in US$ Million for Years 2000 through 2006

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 126

Expanding Market for Sterilization Systems and Services 126

Hospital Sterilizers and Washers 126

Endoscopic Instrument Sterilization Market 126

Endoscopes Fuels the Disinfection and Sterilization Markets 127

Dental Sterilization Market 127

Sterile Medical Device Packaging 127

Trends in Medical Device Packaging 127

Select Regional Players 128

Aesculap, Inc (USA) 128

BeamOne LLC (USA) 128

Cardinal Health Inc (USA) 129

Kimberly Clark Corp (USA) 129

Medin Corporation (USA) 129

Propper Manufacturing Company (USA) 129

SciCan Inc (USA) 130

Sterile Technologies, Inc (USA) 130

Symmetry Medical Inc. (USA) 130

B. Market Analytics 131

Table 29: US Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for

Sterilization Systems & Equipment by Segment -

Steam/Autoclave, Ethylene Oxide, Gas Plasma, Gamma

Radiation, E-Beam Radiation, Other Methods, and

Sterilization Supplies Markets Independently Analyzed with

Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2007 through

2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 131

Table 30: US Historic Review for Sterilization Systems &

Equipment by Segment - Steam/Autoclave, Ethylene Oxide, Gas

Plasma, Gamma Radiation, E-Beam Radiation, Other Methods,

and Sterilization Supplies Markets Independently Analyzed

with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2000

through 2006 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 132

Table 31: US 11-Year Perspective for Sterilization Systems &

Equipment by Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales

for Steam/Autoclave, Ethylene Oxide, Gas Plasma, Gamma

Radiation, E-Beam Radiation, Other Methods, and

Sterilization Supplies Markets for 2005, 2010, & 2015

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 133

14. CANADA 134

Market Analysis 134

Table 32: Canadian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis

for Sterilization Systems & Equipment by Segment -

Steam/Autoclave, Ethylene Oxide, Gas Plasma, Gamma

Radiation, E-Beam Radiation, Other Methods, and

Sterilization Supplies Markets Independently Analyzed with

Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2007 through

2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 134

Table 33: Canadian Historic Review for Sterilization Systems &

Equipment by Segment - Steam/Autoclave, Ethylene Oxide,

Gas Plasma, Gamma Radiation, E-Beam Radiation, Other

Methods, and Sterilization Supplies Markets Independently

Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years

2000 through 2006 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 135

Table 34: Canadian 11-Year Perspective for Sterilization

Systems & Equipment by Segment - Percentage Breakdown of

Dollar Sales for Steam/ Autoclave, Ethylene Oxide, Gas

Plasma, Gamma Radiation, E-Beam Radiation, Other Methods,

and Sterilization Supplies Markets for 2005, 2010, & 2015

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 136

15. JAPAN 137

A.MARKET ANALYSIS 137

Outlook 137

Falling Prices Characterize Japanese Sterilizer Market 137

Radiation Sterilization - Loosing Foothold 137

B. Market Analytics 138

Table 35: Japanese Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis

for Sterilization Systems & Equipment by Segment -

Steam/Autoclave, Ethylene Oxide, Gas Plasma, Gamma

Radiation, E-Beam Radiation, Other Methods, and

Sterilization Supplies Markets Independently Analyzed with

Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2007 through

2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 138

Table 36: Japanese Historic Review for Sterilization Systems &

Equipment by Segment - Steam/Autoclave, Ethylene Oxide,

Gas Plasma, Gamma Radiation, E-Beam Radiation, Other

Methods, and Sterilization Supplies Markets Independently

Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years

2000 through 2006 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 139

Table 37: Japanese 11-Year Perspective for Sterilization

Systems & Equipment by Segment - Percentage Breakdown of

Dollar Sales for Steam/ Autoclave, Ethylene Oxide, Gas

Plasma, Gamma Radiation, E-Beam Radiation, Other Methods,

and Sterilization Supplies Markets for 2005, 2010, & 2015

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 140

16. EUROPE 141

Market Analysis 141

Table 38: European Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis

for Sterilization Systems & Equipment by Geographic Region -

France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia & Rest of Europe

Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in

US$ Million for Years 2007 through 2015 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) 141

Table 39: European Historic Review for Sterilization Systems &

Equipment by Geographic Region - France, Germany, Italy,

UK, Spain, Russia &Rest of Europe Markets Independently

Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years

2000 through 2006 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 142

Table 40: European 11-Year Perspective for Sterilization

Systems & Equipment by Geographic Region - Percentage

Breakdown of Dollar Sales for France, Germany, Italy, UK,

Spain, Russia & Rest of Europe Markets for Years 2005, 2010, &

2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 143

Table 41: European Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis

for Sterilization Systems & Equipment by Segment -

Steam/Autoclave, Ethylene Oxide, Gas Plasma, Gamma

Radiation, E-Beam Radiation, Other Methods, and

Sterilization Supplies Markets Independently Analyzed with

Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2007 through

2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 144

Table 42: European Historic Review for Sterilization Systems &

Equipment by Segment - Steam/Autoclave, Ethylene Oxide,

Gas Plasma, Gamma Radiation, E-Beam Radiation, Other

Methods, and Sterilization Supplies Markets Independently

Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years

2000 through 2006 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 145

Table 43: European 11-Year Perspective for Sterilization

Systems & Equipment by Segment - Percentage Breakdown of

Dollar Sales for Steam/ Autoclave, Ethylene Oxide, Gas

Plasma, Gamma Radiation, E-Beam Radiation, Other Methods,

and Sterilization Supplies Markets for 2005, 2010 & 2015

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 146

16a. France 147

A. Market Analysis 147

IONISOS - A Key Player 147

B. Market Analytics 148

Table 44: French Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for

Sterilization Systems & Equipment by Segment - Steam/

Autoclave, Ethylene Oxide, Gas Plasma, Gamma Radiation,

E-Beam Radiation, Other Methods, and Sterilization Supplies

Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in

US$ Million for Years 2007 through 2015 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) 148

Table 45: French Historic Review for Sterilization Systems &

Equipment by Segment - Steam/Autoclave, Ethylene Oxide, Gas

Plasma, Gamma Radiation, E-Beam Radiation, Other Methods,

and Sterilization Supplies Markets Independently Analyzed

with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2000

through 2006 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 149

Table 46: French 11-Year Perspective for Sterilization

Systems & Equipment by Segment - Percentage Breakdown of

Dollar Sales for team/Autoclave, Ethylene Oxide, Gas Plasma,

Gamma Radiation, E-Beam Radiation, Other Methods, and

Sterilization Supplies Markets for 2005, 2010 & 2015

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 150

16b. Germany 151

Market Analysis 151

Table 47: German Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for

Sterilization Systems & Equipment by Segment -

Steam/Autoclave, Ethylene Oxide, Gas Plasma, Gamma

Radiation, E-Beam Radiation, Other Methods, and

Sterilization Supplies Markets Independently Analyzed with

Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2007 through

2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 151

Table 48: German Historic Review for Sterilization Systems &

Equipment by Segment - Steam/Autoclave, Ethylene Oxide, Gas

Plasma, Gamma Radiation, E-Beam Radiation, Other Methods,

and Sterilization Supplies Markets Independently Analyzed

with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2000

through 2006 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 152

Table 49: German 11-Year Perspective for Sterilization

Systems & Equipment by Segment - Percentage Breakdown of

Dollar Sales for Steam/Autoclave, Ethylene Oxide, Gas

Plasma, Gamma Radiation, E-Beam Radiation, Other Methods,

and Sterilization Supplies Markets for 2005, 2010 & 2015

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 153

16c. Italy 154

Market Analysis 154

Table 50: Italian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for

Sterilization Systems & Equipment by Segment -

Steam/Autoclave, Ethylene Oxide, Gas Plasma, Gamma

Radiation, E-Beam Radiation, Other Methods, and

Sterilization Supplies Markets Independently Analyzed with

Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2007 through

2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 154

Table 51: Italian Historic Review for Sterilization Systems &

Equipment by Segment - Steam/Autoclave, Ethylene Oxide,

Gas Plasma, Gamma Radiation, E-Beam Radiation, Other

Methods, and Sterilization Supplies Markets Independently

Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years

2000 through 2006 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 155

Table 52: Italian 11-Year Perspective for Sterilization

Systems & Equipment by Segment - Percentage Breakdown of

Dollar Sales for Steam/Autoclave, Ethylene Oxide, Gas

Plasma, Gamma Radiation, E-Beam Radiation, Other Methods,

and Sterilization Supplies Markets for 2005, 2010 & 2015

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 156

16d. The United Kingdom 157

Market Analysis 157

Table 53: UK Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for

Sterilization Systems & Equipment by Segment -

Steam/Autoclave, Ethylene Oxide, Gas Plasma, Gamma

Radiation, E-Beam Radiation, Other Methods, and

Sterilization Supplies Markets Independently Analyzed with

Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2007 through

2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 157

Table 54: UK Historic Review for Sterilization Systems &

Equipment by Segment - Steam/Autoclave, Ethylene Oxide, Gas

Plasma, Gamma Radiation, E-Beam Radiation, Other Methods,

and Sterilization Supplies Markets Independently Analyzed

with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2000

through 2006 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 158

Table 55: UK 11-Year Perspective for Sterilization Systems &

Equipment by Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales

for Steam/Autoclave, Ethylene Oxide, Gas Plasma, Gamma

Radiation, E-Beam Radiation, Other Methods, and

Sterilization Supplies Markets for 2005, 2010 & 2015

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 159

16e. Spain 160

Market Analysis 160

Table 56: Spanish Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for

Sterilization Systems & Equipment by Segment -

Steam/Autoclave, Ethylene Oxide, Gas Plasma, Gamma

Radiation, E-Beam Radiation, Other Methods, and

Sterilization Supplies Markets Independently Analyzed with

Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2007 through

2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 160

Table 57: Spanish Historic Review for Sterilization Systems &

Equipment by Segment - Steam/Autoclave, Ethylene Oxide,

Gas Plasma, Gamma Radiation, E-Beam Radiation, Other

Methods, and Sterilization Supplies Markets Independently

Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years

2000 through 2006 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 161

Table 58: Spanish 11-Year Perspective for Sterilization

Systems & Equipment by Segment - Percentage Breakdown of

Dollar Sales for Steam/Autoclave, Ethylene Oxide, Gas

Plasma, Gamma Radiation, E-Beam Radiation, Other Methods,

and Sterilization Supplies Markets for 2005, 2010, & 2015

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 162

16f. Russia 163

Market Analysis 163

Table 59: Russian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for

Sterilization Systems & Equipment by Segment -

Steam/Autoclave, Ethylene Oxide, Gas Plasma, Gamma

Radiation, E-Beam Radiation, Other Methods, and

Sterilization Supplies Markets Independently Analyzed with

Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2007 through

2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 163

Table 60: Russian Historic Review for Sterilization Systems &

Equipment by Segment - Steam/Autoclave, Ethylene Oxide,

Gas Plasma, Gamma Radiation, E-Beam Radiation, Other

Methods, and Sterilization Supplies Markets Independently

Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years

2000 through 2006 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 164

Table 61: Russian 11-Year Perspective for Sterilization

Systems & Equipment by Segment - Percentage Breakdown of

Dollar Sales for Steam/Autoclave, Ethylene Oxide, Gas

Plasma, Gamma Radiation, E-Beam Radiation, Other Methods,

and Sterilization Supplies Markets for 2005, 2010 & 2015

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 165

16g. Rest of Europe 166

Market Analysis 166

Table 62: Rest of Europe Recent Past, Current & Future

Analysis for Sterilization Systems & Equipment by Segment -

Steam/Autoclave, Ethylene Oxide, Gas Plasma, Gamma

Radiation, E-Beam Radiation, Other Methods, and

Sterilization Supplies Markets Independently Analyzed with

Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2007 through

2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 166

Table 63: Rest of Europe Historic Review for Sterilization

Systems & Equipment by Segment - Steam/Autoclave, Ethylene

Oxide, Gas Plasma, Gamma Radiation, E-Beam Radiation, Other

Methods, and Sterilization Supplies Markets Independently

Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years

2000 through 2006 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 167

Table 64: Rest of Europe 11-Year Perspective for

Sterilization Systems & Equipment by Segment - Percentage

Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Steam/ Autoclave, Ethylene

Oxide, Gas Plasma, Gamma Radiation, E-Beam Radiation, Other

Methods, and Sterilization Supplies Markets for 2005, 2010 &

2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 168

17. ASIA-PACIFIC 169

A. Market Analysis 169

Outlook 169

India 169

Gamma Sterilization - Promising High Growth 169

B. Market Analytics 170

Table 65: Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current & Future

Analysis for Sterilization Systems & Equipment by Segment -

Steam/Autoclave, Ethylene Oxide, Gas Plasma, Gamma

Radiation, E-Beam Radiation, Other Methods, and

Sterilization Supplies Markets Independently Analyzed with

Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2007 through

2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 170

Table 66: Asia-Pacific Historic Review for Sterilization

Systems & Equipment by Segment - Steam/Autoclave, Ethylene

Oxide, Gas Plasma, Gamma Radiation, E-Beam Radiation, Other

Methods, and Sterilization Supplies Markets Independently

Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years

2000 through 2006 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 171

Table 67: Asia-Pacific 11-Year Perspective for Sterilization

Systems & Equipment by Segment - Percentage Breakdown of

Dollar Sales for Steam/Autoclave, Ethylene Oxide, Gas

Plasma, Gamma Radiation, E-Beam Radiation, Other Methods,

and Sterilization Supplies Markets for 2005, 2010, & 2015

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 172

18. MIDDLE EAST & AFRICA 173

A. Market Analysis 173

Outlook 173

A Review of Sterilization Market in Select Countries 173

B. Market Analytics 174

Table 68: Middle East & Africa Recent Past, Current & Future

Analysis for Sterilization Systems & Equipment by Segment -

Steam/Autoclave, Ethylene Oxide, Gas Plasma, Gamma

Radiation, E-Beam Radiation, Other Methods, and

Sterilization Supplies Markets Independently Analyzed with

Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2007 through

2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 174

Table 69: Middle East & Africa Historic Review for

Sterilization Systems & Equipment by Segment -

Steam/Autoclave, Ethylene Oxide, Gas Plasma, Gamma

Radiation, E-Beam Radiation, Other Methods, and

Sterilization Supplies Markets Independently Analyzed with

Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2000 through

2006 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 175

Table 70: Middle East & Africa 11-Year Perspective for

Sterilization Systems & Equipment by Segment - Percentage

Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Steam/ Autoclave, Ethylene

Oxide, Gas Plasma, Gamma Radiation, E-Beam Radiation, Other

Methods, and Sterilization Supplies Markets for 2005, 2010 &

2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 176

19. LATIN AMERICA 177

A. Market Analysis 177

Outlook 177

Argentina 177

Dominican Republic 177

Peru 177

Mexico 177

B. Market Analytics 178

Table 71: Latin American Recent Past, Current & Future

Analysis for Sterilization Systems & Equipment by Region -

Brazil & Rest of Latin American Markets Independently

Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years

2007 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 178

Table 72: Latin American Recent Past, Current & Future

Analysis for Sterilization Systems & Equipment by Segment -

Steam/Autoclave, Ethylene Oxide, Gas Plasma, Gamma

Radiation, E-Beam Radiation, Other Methods, and

Sterilization Supplies Markets Independently Analyzed with

Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2007 through

2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 179

Table 73: Latin American Historic Review for Sterilization

Systems & Equipment by Region - Brazil & Rest of Latin

American Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales

Figures in US$ Million for Years 2000 through 2006 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) 180

Table 74: Latin American Historic Review for Sterilization

Systems & Equipment by Segment - Steam/Autoclave, Ethylene

Oxide, Gas Plasma, Gamma Radiation, E-Beam Radiation, Other

Methods, and Sterilization Supplies Markets Independently

Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years

2000 through 2006 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 181

Table 75: Latin American 11-Year Perspective for

Sterilization Systems & Equipment by Region - Percentage

Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Brazil & Rest of Latin America

for Years 2005, 2010 & 2015 182

Table 76: Latin American 11-Year Perspective for

Sterilization Systems & Equipment by Segment - Percentage

Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Steam/ Autoclave, Ethylene

Oxide, Gas Plasma, Gamma Radiation, E-Beam Radiation, Other

Methods, and Sterilization Supplies Markets for 2005, 2010 &

2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 182

19a. Brazil 183

A. Market Analysis 183

Outlook 183

Current Scenario 183

B. Market Analytics 184

Table 77: Brazilian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis

for Sterilization Systems & Equipment by Segment -

Steam/Autoclave, Ethylene Oxide, Gas Plasma, Gamma

Radiation, E-Beam Radiation, Other Methods, and

Sterilization Supplies Markets Independently Analyzed with

Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2007 through

2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 184

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