Medical Plastics Market by Type, by Application and by Region - Forecast to 2020 - Market Expected to Grow 7.12%

Nov 24, 2015, 09:10 ET from Research and Markets

DUBLIN, Nov. 24, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( has announced the addition of the "Medical Plastics Market by Type, by Application and by Region - Forecast to 2020" report to their offering.

The global medical plastics market was worth USD 4,644.46 Million in 2014, registering a CAGR of 7.12% between 2015 and 2020. In this report, 2013 has been considered as the historical year and 2014 as the base year for estimating market size of medical plastics.

Different secondary sources such as company websites, encyclopedia, directories, and databases have been used to identify and collect information that is useful for this extensive commercial study of the global medical plastics market. The primary sources, which include experts from related industries, have been interviewed to verify and collect critical information as well as to assess the future prospects of the market. The top-down approach has been implemented to validate the market size in terms of value and volume. With the data triangulation procedure and validation of data through primaries, the exact values of the overall parent market size and individual market sizes have been determined and confirmed in this study.

The medical plastics market has a diversified and established ecosystem of its upstream players such as the raw material suppliers, and the downstream stakeholders such as manufacturers, vendors, end users, and government organizations. The major raw material suppliers are Evonik, DuPont and Eastman that supply raw material such as polyvinyl chloride, polypropylene, engineering plastics, and additives to the medical plastics manufacturers such as Phillips-Medisize Corporation, Freudenberg Medical, Nolato AB, Roechling Engineering Plastics, among others.

This study answers several questions for the stakeholders, primarily which market segments to focus in next two to five years for prioritizing the efforts and investments. These stakeholders include the medical plastics manufacturers such as the West Pharmaceutical Services, Inc., Parker Hannifin Corporation, MedPlast Inc. and GW Plastics, among others.

Scope of the Report:

This research report categorizes the market for medical plastics based on type, application, and region and forecasts revenue growth and analysis of trends in each of the sub-markets.

On the Basis of Type:

  • Polyvinyl chloride,
  • Polypropylene
  • Polyethylene
  • Polystyrene,
  • Silicones,
  • Engineering plastics

On the Basis of Application:

  • Syringes
  • Medical bags
  • Catheters
  • Surgical instruments
  • Diagnostic instruments
  • Dental tools
  • Ligatures
  • Implants
  • Drug delivery devices

On the Basis of Region:

  • Asia-Pacific
  • North America
  • Europe
  • Rest of World

Key Countries:

  • China
  • Japan
  • India
  • United States
  • Mexico
  • Canada
  • Germany
  • France
  • United Kingdom
  • Italy
  • Brazil
  • Argentina

Companies Mentioned:

  • Freudenberg Medical, Llc.
  • GW Plastics
  • Medplast Inc.
  • Nolato AB
  • Nypro Inc.
  • Parker Hannifin Corporation
  • Phillips-Medisize Corporation
  • Röchling Group
  • Saint Gobain Performance Plastics

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