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Global Medical Polymer Market Size, Segments, Outlook, and Revenue Forecast 2022-2028 by Product, Processing Method, Application, and Region

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  • 150 Pages
  • November 2022
  • Region: Global
  • Ken Research Private Limited
  • ID: 5695649
Medical polymer is a material arranged into elastomers, filaments, and saps. Medical grade polymers are an essential part of the new-gen medical and healthcare system. These materials are specifically engineered and manufactured for medical use under global regulatory requirements. Medical-grade polymers are used in manufacturing medical devices, medical packaging, medical wear, cleanroom supplies, mobility aids, implants, wound care, denture-based materials, and others.

According to publisher estimates, the Global Medical Polymer Market - which grew from approximately US$ 10 Billion in 2017 to approximately US$ 15 billion in 2022 - is forecasted to grow further into approximately US$ 25 Billion opportunities by 2028, owing to the growing chronic diseases, rising number of patients worldwide, and surging healthcare infrastructure by government active participation and investments.

The medical polymer market is driven by surging chronic diseases such as cancer, diabetes, stroke, and other infectious viruses. According to World Health Organization, stated that nearly 10 million deaths in 2020 are caused by cancer worldwide, the most common cases of cancer were lung, prostate, skin, stomach, colon, and rectum. Globally, more than two third of all death are occurred due to one or more of these five chronic diseases including heart disease, cancer, stroke, diabetes, and chronic obstructive pulmonary diseases. The increasing number of cases due to chronic diseases worldwide, enforcing governments and players to upgrade technology via medical devices or surgeries to cure the disease, which is likely to benefit the medical polymer market.

Government strict rules and restrictions on the usage of polymer material in the healthcare and medical industry, are restraining the growth of the medical polymer market. For instance, the USA Food and Drugs Administration (FDA), stated that numerous types of materials, including metals, polymers, and ceramics, are commonly used in medical devices. FDA is taking active measures to control the quality of raw materials used in medical devices.

COVID-19 has helped in the growth of the medical polymer market. Since the start of the pandemic, the requirement for medicines and other medical products has been rising, it requires special packaging, which helped the medical polymer market to accelerate. As the pandemic is slowing down, it is estimated that the medical polymer market remains significant in the forecasted period, owing to the growing medical conditions and surgeries worldwide.

Scope of the Report

The medical polymer market is segmented by product, processing method, and application. In addition, the report also covers market size and forecasts for the four regions in the medical polymer markets. The revenue used to size and forecast the market for each segment is US$ billion.

By Product

  • Fibers & Resins
  • Medical Elastomers
  • Biodegradable Polymers
  • Others

By Processing Method

  • Blow Fill Seal
  • Injection Stretch Blow Molding
  • Extrusion Blow Molding
  • Others

By Application

  • Medical Device Packaging
  • Medical Components
  • Wound Care
  • Orthopedic Soft Goods
  • Implants
  • Others

By Geography

  • North America (USA, Canada, Mexico)
  • Europe (Germany, UK, France, Spain, Italy)
  • Asia Pacific (China, Japan, South Korea, India, Australia)
  • LAMEA (Latin America, Middle East, Africa)

Key Players

  • BASF SE
  • Evonik Industries AG
  • Covestro AG
  • Kraton Corporation
  • Eastman Chemical Company
  • SABIC
  • Celanese Corporation
  • DSM
  • Arkema
  • INEOS

Key Trends by Market Segment

By Product: Fibers & resins segment held the largest market share of the global medical polymer market in 2021, owing to its extensive usage in various applications.

Fibers & resins include multiple sub-segments including polypropylene, polyethylene, polystyrene, and others. Polycarbonate polymer provides high chemical and electrical resistance, which assists them to replace metal and glass in medical products.

Increased usage of resins in numerous medical applications such as spinal implants, cranial injuries, hip, and joint replacements, and others.

By Processing Method: The extrusion blow molding segment accounted for the largest market share in 2021, owing to the easier and cost-effective process.

Extrusion blow molding is used to create medium to large hollow parts with complex geometries or highly technical equipment such as DEF tanks, HVAC ducts, lawn mower seats, and others.

By Application: The medical component application segment held the largest market in 2021, owing to an increased usage of polymers in medical equipment and devices.

Polymer and polymer matrix composite helped the healthcare and medical industry to provide quality services, with multiple benefits such as enhanced safety, maintaining sterility, and others.

Suring in the usage of polymer in surgical instruments, diagnostics equipment, medical tubing, molded components, and others.

By Geography: North America accounted for the largest market share within the global medical polymer market in 2021, owing to the rising geriatric population, and surging government initiatives and programs towards the medical sector.

The rising geriatric population and surging chronic diseases in the region, are likely to fuel the demand in the medical polymer market.

Increasing government initiatives and investment in the medical and healthcare sector, along with the growing home healthcare market are expected to boost the demand for medical devices. Increased demand for medical equipment and devices, is likely to positively impact the medical polymer market.

Competitive Landscape:

  • The global medical polymer market is significantly competitive with ~100 players which include globally diversified players, and country-niche players as well as a majority number of regional players having their niche in medical polymer manufacturing multiple products for various medical applications
  • Regional players held the largest share by competitor type. While large global players constitute about 15% Some of the major players in the market include BASF SE, Evonik Industries AG, Covestro AG, Kraton Corporation, Eastman Chemical Company, SABIC, Celanese Corporation, DSM, Arkema, INEOS, and others

Recent Developments Related to Major Players

In July 2021, Celanese Corporation announced an expansion of its Florence, Kentucky research and development center with the addition of a Pharmaceutical Drug Delivery Feasibility Lab.

In February 2020, Clariant launches a medical polymer compound resistant to hydrolytic degradation.

In April 2018, BASF has started up a new production line for its high-temperature resistant thermoplastic Ultrason (Polyarylsulfone) at its site in Yesou, Korea.

Conclusion

The global medical polymer market witnessed significant growth during the period 2017-2021, owing to the increasing number of chronic diseases, and growing geriatric populations worldwide. The growth rate is expected to remain significant during the forecast period.

Though the market is significantly competitive with ~100 participants, the majority of regional players dominate the market share by type, and global players hold a significant market share.

Note: This is an On-Demand/Planned report, so the figures quoted here for a market size estimate, forecast, growth, segment share, and competitive landscape are based on initial findings and might vary slightly in the actual report. Also, any required customizations can be covered to the best feasible extent for Pre-booking clients, and the report delivered within a maximum of two working weeks

Key Topics Covered in the Report

  • Snapshot of the Global Medical Polymer Market
  • Industry Value Chain and Ecosystem Analysis
  • Market size and Segmentation of the Global Medical Polymer Market
  • Historic Growth of the Overall Global Medical Polymer Market and Segments
  • Competition Scenario of the Market and Key Developments of Competitors
  • Porter’s 5 Forces Analysis of the Global Medical Polymer Industry
  • Overview, Product Offerings, and Strengths & Weaknesses of Key Competitors
  • COVID-19 Impact on the Overall Global Medical Polymer Market
  • Future Market Forecast and Growth Rates of the Total Global Medical Polymer Market and by Segments
  • Market Size of Type/End-Users Segments with Historical CAGR and Future Forecasts
  • Analysis of the Global Medical Polymer Market
  • Major Production/Supply and Consumption/Demand Hubs in Each Major Region
  • Major Continent-wise Historic and Future Market Growth Rates of the Total Market and Segments
  • Overview of Notable Emerging Competitor Companies within Each Major Continent

Major Players Mentioned in the report

  • BASF SE
  • Evonik Industries AG
  • Covestro AG
  • Kraton Corporation
  • Eastman Chemical Company
  • SABIC
  • Celanese Corporation
  • DSM
  • Arkema
  • INEOS
  • Cocoon Biotech
  • ADBioplastics
  • BioMed Element
  • XAMPLA
  • Cypris Materials

Key Target Audience - Organizations and Entities Who Can Benefit by Subscribing This Report

  • Medical Polymer Manufacturing Companies
  • Medical Polymer Marketing Companies
  • Medical Polymer Material Suppliers
  • Potential Investors in Medical Polymer Companies
  • Bio Polymer Manufacturers
  • Medical Packaging and Component Manufacturers
  • Consulting Companies in the Chemical and Healthcare Market
  • Government And Research Organizations Working in the Chemical and Healthcare Industries
  • Investment Banks Targeting the Chemical and Healthcare Industry
  • Medical Machine and Equipment Manufacturers
  • Medical Plastics Manufacturers
  • Laboratory Equipment Manufacturers
  • Healthcare Products Manufacturers
  • Medical Device Packaging Manufacturers
  • Plastics Chemical Manufacturers
  • Organic Polymers Manufacturers
  • Medical Implant Packaging Manufacturers
  • Medical Soft Goods Manufacturers
  • Biopharma Devices Manufacturers
  • Government Healthcare Departments

Time Period Captured in the Report

  • Historical Period: 2017-2021
  • Forecast Period: 2022-2028F

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the Study Period of this Market Report?
  • The Global Medical Polymer Market is covered from 2017-2028 in this report, including a forecast for 2022-2028
What is the Future Growth Rate of the Global Medical Polymer Market?
  • The Global Medical Polymer Market is expected to witness a CAGR of ~9% over the next six years
What are the Key Factors Driving the Global Medical Polymer Market?
  • Surging healthcare and medical infrastructure development and the growing diseases and infectious viruses worldwide is likely to fuel the growth in the medical polymer market
Which is the Largest Product Segment within the Global Medical Polymer Market?
  • The fibers & resins product segment held the largest share of the global medical polymer market in 2021
Who are the Key Players in the Global Medical Polymer Market?
  • BASF SE, Evonik Industries AG, Covestro AG, Kraton Corporation, Eastman Chemical Company, SABIC, Celanese Corporation, DSM, Arkema, INEOS


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Table of Contents

1. Executive Summary
1.1 Highlights of Global Medical Polymer Market Historic Growth & Forecast
1.2 Highlights of Market Trends, Challenges, and Competition
1.3 Highlights of Market Revenue Share by Segments
2. Market Overview and Key Trends Impacting Growth
2.1 Global Medical Polymer Market Taxonomy
2.2 Industry Value Chain
2.3 The Ecosystem of Major Entities in the Global Medical Polymer Market
2.4 Government Regulations & Developments
2.5 Key Growth Drivers & Challenges Impacting the Market
2.6 COVID-19 Impact on Global Medical Polymer Market
2.7 Total Global Medical Polymer Market Historic Growth by Segment Processing Method, 2017-2021
2.7.1 By Product
2.7.2 By Processing Method
2.7.3 By Application
2.7.4 By Major Region
2.8 Total Global Medical Polymer Market Historic Growth & Forecast, 2017-2028
2.9 Key Takeaways
3. Total Global- Market Segmentation by Product, Historic Growth, Outlook & Forecasts
3.1 Market Definition - Segmentation by Product
3.2 Market Revenue Share, Historic Growth, Outlook, and Forecasts by Product, 2017-2028
3.2.1 Fibers & Resins
3.2.2 Medical Elastomers
3.2.3 Biodegradable Polymers
3.2.4 Others
3.3 Key Takeaways from Market Segmentation by Product
4. Total Global- Market Segmentation by Processing Method, Historic Growth, Outlook & Forecasts
4.1 Market Definition - Segmentation by Processing Method
4.2 Market Revenue Share, Historic Growth, Outlook, and Forecasts by Processing Method, 2017-2028
4.2.1 Blow Fill Seal
4.2.2 Injection Stretch Blow Molding
4.2.3 Extrusion Blow Molding
4.2.4 Others
4.3 Key Takeaways from Market Segmentation by Processing Method
5. Total Global- Market Segmentation by Application, Historic Growth, Outlook & Forecasts
5.1 Market Definition - Segmentation by Application
5.2 Market Revenue Share, Historic Growth, Outlook, and Forecasts by Application, 2017-2028
5.2.1 Medical Device Packaging
5.2.2 Medical Components
5.2.3 Wound Care
5.2.4 Orthopedic Soft Goods
5.2.5 Implants
5.2.6 Others
5.3 Key Takeaways from Market Segmentation by Application
6. Industry/Competition Analysis - Competitive Landscape
6.1 Products of Players (Competitors) & Share of Competition
6.2 Porter’s 5 Forces Analysis of Global Medical Polymer Competitors
6.3 Key Developments in the Global Medical Polymer Sector Impacting Market Growth
6.4 Comparison of Leading Competitors within the Global Medical Polymer Market, 2021
6.5 Comparison of Leading Competitors within the Global Medical Polymer Market by Coverage of Product, 2021
6.6 Comparison of Leading Competitors within the Global Medical Polymer Market by Coverage of Processing Method, 2021
6.7 Comparison of Leading Competitors within the Global Medical Polymer Market by Coverage of Application, 2021
6.8 Comparison of Leading Competitors within the Global Medical Polymer Market by Coverage of Major Regions, 2021
6.9 Key Takeaways from Competitive Landscape
7. Key Competitor Profiles (Company Overview, Product Offerings, and Strengths & Weaknesses of Key Competitors)
7.1 BASF SE
7.2 Evonik Industries AG
7.3 Covestro AG
7.4 Kraton Corporation
7.5 Eastman Chemical Company
7.6 SABIC
7.7 Celanese Corporation
7.8 DSM
7.9 Arkema
7.10 INEOS
8. Geographic Analysis & Major Countries Market Historic Growth, Outlook, and Forecasts
8.1 Major Countries Comparison of Macroeconomic Factors
8.2 Total Global- Market Revenue Share, Historic Growth, Outlook and Forecasts by Geography, 2017-2028
8.3 Major Region Market Analysis, Historic Growth, Outlook & Forecasts
8.4 North America - Medical Polymer Market Analysis
8.4.1 Major Production and Consumption Hubs in North America
8.4.2 Notable Emerging Medical Polymer Companies in North America
8.4.3 Market Revenue Share, Historic Growth, Outlook, and Forecasts by Product, 2017-2028
8.4.4 Market Revenue Share, Historic Growth, Outlook, and Forecasts by Processing Method, 2017-2028
8.4.5 Market Revenue Share, Historic Growth, Outlook, and Forecasts by Application, 2017-2028
8.4.6 Market Revenue Share, Historic Growth, Outlook, and Forecasts by Major Countries, 2017-2028
  • USA
  • Canada
  • Mexico
8.5 Asia Pacific - Medical Polymer Market Analysis
8.5.1 Major Production and Consumption Hubs in the Asia Pacific
8.5.2 Notable Emerging Medical Polymer Companies in the Asia Pacific
8.5.3 Market Revenue Share, Historic Growth, Outlook, and Forecasts by Product, 2017-2028
8.5.4 Market Revenue Share, Historic Growth, Outlook, and Forecasts by Processing Method, 2017-2028
8.5.5 Market Revenue Share, Historic Growth, Outlook, and Forecasts by Application, 2017-2028
8.5.6 Market Revenue Share, Historic Growth, Outlook, and Forecasts by Major Countries, 2017-2028
  • China
  • Japan
  • India
  • Australia
  • South Korea
  • Rest of Asia Pacific
8.6 Europe - Medical Polymer Market Analysis
8.6.1 Major Production and Consumption Hubs in Europe
8.6.2 Notable Emerging Medical Polymer Companies in Europe
8.6.3 Market Revenue Share, Historic Growth, Outlook, and Forecasts by Product, 2017-2028
8.6.4 Market Revenue Share, Historic Growth, Outlook, and Forecasts by Processing Method, 2017-2028
8.6.5 Market Revenue Share, Historic Growth, Outlook, and Forecasts by Application, 2017-2028
8.6.6 Market Revenue Share, Historic Growth, Outlook, and Forecasts by Major Countries, 2017-2028
  • Germany
  • UK
  • France
  • Italy
  • Spain
  • Rest of Europe
8.7 LAMEA - Medical Polymer Market Analysis
8.7.1 Major Production and Consumption Hubs in LAMEA
8.7.2 Notable Emerging Medical Polymer Companies in LAMEA
8.7.3 Market Revenue Share, Historic Growth, Outlook, and Forecasts by Product, 2017-2028
8.7.4 Market Revenue Share, Historic Growth, Outlook, and Forecasts by Processing Method, 2017-2028
8.7.5 Market Revenue Share, Historic Growth, Outlook, and Forecasts by Application, 2017-2028
8.7.6 Market Revenue Share, Historic Growth, Outlook, and Forecasts by Major Sub-Regions, 2017-2028
  • Latin America
  • Middle East
  • Africa
9. Industry Expert’s Opinions/Perspectives
9.1 Notable Statements/Quotes from Industry Experts and C-Level Executives on the Current Status and Future Outlook of the Market
10. Analyst Recommendation
10.1 Analyst Recommendations on Identified Major Opportunities and Potential Strategies to Gain from Opportunities
11. Appendix
11.1 Research Methodology - Market Size Estimation, Forecast, and Sanity Check Approach
11.2 Sample Discussion Guide
  • Disclaimer

Companies Mentioned

A selection of companies mentioned in this report includes:

  • BASF SE
  • Evonik Industries AG
  • Covestro AG
  • Kraton Corporation
  • Eastman Chemical Company
  • SABIC
  • Celanese Corporation
  • DSM
  • Arkema
  • INEOS
  • Cocoon Biotech
  • ADBioplastics
  • BioMed Element
  • XAMPLA
  • Cypris Materials