DUBLIN, Dec. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/t6d659/medical_polymers) has announced the addition of the "Global Medical Polymers, Resins And Fibers, Elastomers & Biodegradable Plastics Market Report 2013-2018" report to their offering.
The medical polymers market is comprised of resins and fibers, elastomer and biodegradable plastics used in various healthcare applications such as equipment and devices, packaging and tissue engineering among others. Polyvinyl chloride (PVC), polypropylene (PP), polystyrene (PS) and polyethylene (PE) are the commonly used fibers and resins in the medical industry. Thermoplastic elastomers and rubber latex make up the elastomers segment of the medical polymers market. Biodegradable plastics such as polylactide (PLA) and polyether ether ketone (PEEK) are increasingly being used owing to stringent regulation by authorities such as Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
This report forecasts and analyzes the medical polymers market on a global and regional level. The forecast is based on volumes and revenue of the medical polymers market for the period ranging from 2012 to 2018. The study consists of the drivers and restraints of the market and their impact on growth during the mentioned time period. In addition, the study highlights opportunities available for the market on a regional and global level and its impact during the time period.
For a better understanding of the medical polymers market, a detailed analysis of the value chain is provided. Moreover, a comprehensive Porter's five forces model offers a better understanding of the intensity of competition in the market. Furthermore, the study comprises a market attractiveness analysis, where the applications are benchmarked based on their market size, growth rate and general attractiveness.
Key Topics Covered:
1.1 Report description
1.2 Market segmentation
1.3 Research methodology
2 Executive Summary
3 Global Medical Polymer: Industry Analysis
3.2 Value chain analysis
3.3 Growth prospects for medical polymers
3.4 Market drivers
3.5 Market restraints
3.7 Porter's five force analysis
3.8 Medical polymers: Market attractiveness analysis
4 Global Medical Polymers Market: Product Segment Analysis
4.1 Global medical polymers market, product segment overview, 2011 and 2018
4.2 Medical resins and fibers
4.3 Medical elastomers
4.4 Biodegradable Plastics
5 Global Medical Polymers Market: Application Analysis
5.1 Global medical polymer market, application overview, 2011 and 2018
5.2 Medical polymer market, by application, 2011 - 2018
6 Global Medical Polymers Market: Regional Analysis
6.1 North America
6.3 Asia Pacific
6.4 Rest of the World (RoW)
7 Company Profiles
- ASF SE
- Bayer Material Science AG
- Celanese Corporation
- China Haohua Chemical Group Co.
- DSM N.V.
- E. I. du Pont de Nemours Company
- Eastman Chemical
- Evonik Industries AG
- Exxon Mobil Corporation
- Formosa Plastics Corporation, U.S.A.
- Huizhou Foryou Medical Device Co. Ltd.
- Huntsman Corporation
- Jafron Biomedical Co., Ltd.
- Kraton Performance Polymers Inc.
- Lubrizol Corporation
- Ningbo Yonghua Resin Co. Ltd.
- Piaoan group
- SABIC Innovative Plastics
- SINOPEC Shanghai Petrochemical Co. Ltd.
- Shanghai New Shanghua Polymer Material Co., Ltd.
- Sinopec Beijing Yanshan Company
- Solvay SA
- The Dow Chemical Company
- Tianjin Plastics Research Institute Co. Ltd.
- Victrex Plc
- WEIGAO Holding Co. Ltd. (WEGO)
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