The growth of the global medical plastic market looks promising with opportunities in the medical device market. The global medical plastic market is expected to reach an estimated $31.5 billion by 2025 with a CAGR of 6.7% from 2020 to 2025. The major drivers for this market are increasing demand for development of patient-specific implants and 3D printed devices, increasing adoption of medical polymers due to low prices and versatility, growing healthcare investments in emerging economies, and increasing use of home healthcare and self-medication.
Emerging trends, which has a direct impact on the dynamics of the industry, includes the adoption of engineering polymers, increasing use of polyolefins, and adoption of bioresorbable polymers.
The study includes a trend and forecast for the global medical plastic market by technology, application, and regions as follows:
By Technology [Value ($ Million) and Volume (Kilotons) from 2014 – 2025]:
- Polyvinyl Chloride
- Engineering Plastics
By Application [Value ($ Million) and Volume (Kilotons) from 2014 – 2025]:
- Drug Delivery System
- Diagnostic Instruments
- Surgical Instruments
- Medical Bags
By Region [Value ($ Million) and Volume (Kilotons) from 2014 – 2025]:
- North America
- United States
- United Kingdom
- Asia Pacific
- The Rest of the World
Some of the medical plastic companies profiled in this report include Solvay, BASF SE, Covestro AG, Evonik Industries AG, and Dow Chemical Corporation.
The research forecasts that polyvinyl chloride will remain the largest segment over the forecast period as it is easily sterilized and re-used with steam, ethylene oxide, and radiation.
Within this market, disposables will remain the largest application over the forecast period due to developing prominence of the medical devices such as hypodermic needles and cleaning gloves.
North America will remain the largest region over the forecast period and APAC is expected to witness the highest growth over the forecast period due to robust growth of the medical industry coupled with rising healthcare expenditure.
Features of Medical plastic Market
- Market Size Estimates: Medical plastic market size estimation in terms of value ($M) and volume (Kilotons) shipment.
- Trend and Forecast Analysis: Market trends (2014-2019) and forecast (2020-2025) by various segments and regions.
- Segmentation Analysis: Medical plastic market size by various segments, such as technology, application, and regions in terms of value and volume.
- Regional Analysis: Medical plastic market breakdown by North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, and the Rest of the World.
- Growth Opportunities: Analysis on growth opportunities in different technology, application, and regions for medical plastic market.
- Strategic Analysis: This includes M&A, new product development, and competitive landscape for the medical plastic market.
- Analysis of competitive intensity of the industry based on Porter’s Five Forces model.
This report answers following 11 key questions
Q.1 What are some of the most promising potential, high-growth opportunities for the global medical plastic market by technology (polyvinyl chloride, polyethylene, polypropylene, engineering plastics, polystyrene, polyester, polycarbonate, polyurethane, and acrylics), application (disposables, drug delivery system, diagnostic instruments, surgical instruments, catheters, medical bags, and implants), and region (North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, and the Rest of the World)?
Q.2 Which segments will grow at a faster pace and why?
Q.3 Which regions will grow at a faster pace and why?
Q.4 What are the key factors affecting market dynamics? What are the drivers and challenges of the market?
Q.5 What are the business risks and threats to the market?
Q.6 What are emerging trends in this market and the reasons behind them?
Q.7 What are some changing demands of customers in the market?
Q.8 What are the new developments in the market? Which companies are leading these developments?
Q.9 Who are the major players in this market? What strategic initiatives are being implemented by key players for business growth?
Q.10 What are some of the competitive products and processes in this market, and how big of a threat do they pose for loss of market share via material or product substitution?
Q.11 What M & A activities did take place in the last five years in this market?
2. Technology Landscape
2.1. Technology Background and Evolution
2.2. Technology and Application Mapping
2.3. Supply Chain
3. Technology Readiness
3.1. Technology Commercialization and Readiness
3.2. Drivers and Challenges in Medical Plastic Technologies
3.3. Competitive Intensity
3.4. Regulatory Compliance
4. Technology Trends and Forecasts analysis from 2013-2024
4.1. Medical Plastic Opportunity
4.2. Technology Trends (2013-2018) and Forecasts (2019-2024)
4.3. Technology Trends (2013-2018) and Forecasts (2019-2024) by Application Segments
4.3.3. Surgical Instruments
4.3.4. Medical Bags
4.3.7. Drug Delivery System
5. Technology Opportunities (2013-2024) by Region
5.1. Medical Plastic Market by Region
5.2. North American Medical Plastic Market
5.2.1. United States Medical Plastic Market
5.2.2. Canadian Medical Plastic Market
5.2.3. Mexican Medical Plastic Market
5.3. European Medical Plastic Market
5.3.1. The United Kingdom Medical Plastic Market
5.3.2. German Medical Plastic Market
5.3.3. French Medical Plastic Market
5.4. APAC Medical Plastic Market
5.4.1. Chinese Medical Plastic Market
5.4.2. Japanese Medical Plastic Market
5.4.3. Indian Medical Plastic Market
5.4.4. South Korean Medical Plastic Market
5.5. ROW Medical Plastic Market
6. Latest Development and Innovation in Medical Plastic Technologies
7.1. Product Portfolio Analysis
7.2. Market Share Analysis
7.3. Geographical Reach
8. Strategic Implications
8.2. Growth Opportunity Analysis
8.2.1. Growth Opportunities for the Medical Plastic Market by Material Technology
8.2.2. Growth Opportunities for the Medical Plastic Market by Application
8.2.3. Growth Opportunities for the Medical Plastic Market by Region
8.3. Emerging Trends in the Medical Plastic Market
8.4. Disruption Potential
8.5. Strategic Analysis
8.5.1. New Product Development
8.5.2. Capacity Expansion of the Medical Plastic Market
8.5.3. Mergers, Acquisitions, and Joint Ventures in the Medical Plastic Market
9. Company Profiles of Leading Players
9.1. GW Plastics
9.2. Baxter International
9.3. Cyro Industries
9.4. Becton and Dickinson
9.5. DOW Chemical
9.6. ExxonMobil Corporation
9.7. Du Pont
9.8. Freudenberg Medical
9.10. Rochling Group
*Full List of Figures and Tables Available on Enquiry.
- BASF SE
- Covestro AG
- Dow Chemical Company
- Eastman Chemical Corporation
- Evonik Industries
- Exxon Mobil Corporation
- GW Plastics
- Lubrizol Corporation
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