Medical Polymers market comprise of resins and fibers, elastomer and biodegradable plastics used in various healthcare applications such as equipment and devices, packaging and tissue engineering among others. PVC, PP, PS and 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 PLA and PEEK are increasingly being used owing to stringent regulation by authorities such as Food and Drug Administration (FDA).

The 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 better understanding of the medical polymers market, we have given a detailed analysis of the value chain. 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.

The medical polymers market has been segmented based on product, application and geography. Product segments and Application segments have been analyzed and forecasted on current trends on a global and regional level, for the time period ranging from 2012 to 2018. Geographically, the market has been segmented into North America, Europe, Asia Pacific and Rest of the World (RoW). Analysis and forecast is based on current trends and covers the period from 2012 to 2018.

Detailed profiles of certain leading companies are covered in this report, including companies such as BASF SE, Bayer Material Sciences, Evonik, Eastman Chemicals, DuPont, Dow Chemicals and Huntsman among others. The company profile covers attributes such as company overview, financial overview, product portfolio, SWOT analysis, business strategies and recent developments. The market has been segmented as below:

Medical Polymers Market: Product Segment Analysis

Medical Resins and Fibers
Medical Elastomers
Biodegradable Plastics

The product segments have been further analyzed based on the materials used in various medical applications.

Medical Resins and Fibers
Polyvinyl chloride (PVC)
Polypropylene (PP)
Polyethylene (PE)
Polystyrene (PS)
Others (Engineering thermoplastics such as ABS, PC, PET)
Medical Elastomers
Styrene Block Copolymer (SBC)
Rubber latex
Others (TPU, TPV, TPO)

Medical Polymers Market: Application Analysis

Medical Devices and Equipments
Medical Packaging
Others (Tissue engineering, cardio stents)

The report provides a cross-sectional analysis of all the above product segments with respect to the following regions:

North America
Europe
Asia Pacific
Rest of the World

Table Of Contents

Chapter 1 Preface
1.1 Report description
1.2 Market segmentation
1.2.1 Global medical polymers market segmentation
1.3 Research methodology
1.4 Abbreviations

Chapter 2 Executive Summary
2.1 Medical Polymers - Market Snapshot (2012 and 2018)

Chapter 3 Global Medical Polymer: Industry Analysis
3.1 Introduction
3.2 Value chain analysis
3.3 Growth prospects for medical polymers
3.4 Market drivers
3.4.1 Growing demand for medical devices
3.4.2 Aging population leading to increased demand for medical treatment
3.4.3 Growing preference towards home healthcare treatment
3.5 Market restraints
3.5.1 Strict regulatory framework governing new product launches
3.5.2 Increasingly volatile raw material prices
3.6 Opportunities
3.6.1 Increasing importance of biodegradable materials in medical implants
3.7 Porter’s five force analysis
3.7.1 Bargaining power of suppliers
3.7.2 Bargaining power of buyers
3.7.3 Threat of new entrants
3.7.4 Threat from substitutes
3.7.5 Degree of competition
3.8 Medical polymers: Market attractiveness analysis

Chapter 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
4.2.1 Global medical resins and fibers market, product segment overview, 2011 and 2018
4.2.2 Polyvinyl chloride (PVC)
4.2.2.1 Global polyvinyl chloride (PVC) demand as medical polymer, 2011 - 2018 (Kilo Tons) (USD Million)
4.2.3 Polypropylene (PP)
4.2.3.1 Global polypropylene (PP) demand as medical polymer, 2011 - 2018 (Kilo Tons) (USD Million)
4.2.4 Polyethylene (PE)
4.2.4.1 Global polyethylene (PE) demand as medical polymer, 2011 - 2018 (Kilo Tons) (USD Million)
4.2.5 Polystyrene (PS)
4.2.5.1 Global Polypropylene (PS) demand as medical polymer, 2011 - 2018 (Kilo Tons) (USD Million)
4.2.6 Others
4.2.6.1 Global other thermoplastic materials demand as medical polymer, 2011 - 2018 (Kilo Tons) (USD Million)
4.3 Medical elastomers
4.3.1 Global medical elastomers market, product segment overview, 2011 and 2018
4.3.2 Styrene Block Coplymer
4.3.2.1 Global styrene block copolymer demand as medical polymer, 2011 - 2018 (Kilo Tons) (USD Million)
4.3.3 Rubber Latex
4.3.3.1 Global rubber latex demand as medical polymer, 2011 - 2018 (Kilo Tons) (USD Million)
4.3.4 Other Medical Elastomers
4.3.4.1 Global demand for other medical elastomers as medical polymers, 2011 - 2018 (Kilo Tons) (USD Million)
4.4 Biodegradable Plastics
4.4.1.1 Global biodegradable plastics demand as medical polymer, 2011 - 2018 (Kilo Tons) (USD Million)

Chapter 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
5.2.1 Global demand for medical polymer for use in medical devices and equipments, 2011 - 2018 (Kilo Tons) (USD Million)
5.2.2 Global demand for medical polymer for use in medical packaging, 2011 - 2018 (Kilo Tons) (USD Million)
5.2.3 Global demand for medical polymer in other application, 2011 - 2018 (Kilo Tons) (USD Million)

Chapter 6 Global Medical Polymers Market: Regional Analysis
6.1 North America
6.1.1 North America medical polymer market volume, by product, 2011 - 2018 (kilo tons)
6.1.2 North America medical polymer market revenue, by product, 2011 - 2018 (USD Million)
6.1.3 North America medical fibers and resins market volume, by product, 2011 - 2018 (Kilo tons)
6.1.4 North America medical fibers and resins market revenue, by product, 2011 - 2018 (USD Million)
6.1.5 North America medical elastomers market volume, by product, 2011 - 2018 (kilo tons)
6.1.6 North America medical elastomers marketrevenue, by product, 2011 - 2018 (USD Million)
6.2 Europe
6.2.1 Europe medical polymer market, by product volume, 2011 - 2018 (kilo tons)
6.2.2 Europe medical polymer marketrevenue, by product, 2011 - 2018 (USD Million)
6.2.3 Europe medical fibers and resins market volume, by product, 2011 - 2018 (Kilo tons)
6.2.4 Europe medical fibers and resins marketrevenue, by product, 2011 - 2018 (USD Million)
6.2.5 Europe medical elastomers market volume, by product, 2011 - 2018 (kilo tons)
6.2.6 Europe medical elastomers market revenue, by product, 2011 - 2018 (USD Million)
6.3 Asia Pacific
6.3.1 Asia Pacific medical polymer market volume, by product, 2011 - 2018 (kilo tons)
6.3.2 Asia Pacific medical polymer market revenue, by product, 2011 - 2018 (USD Million)
6.3.3 Asia Pacific medical fibers and resins market volume, by product, 2011 - 2018 (Kilo tons)
6.3.4 Asia Pacific medical fibers and resins market revenue, by product, 2011 - 2018 (USD Million)
6.3.5 Asia Pacific medical elastomers market volume, by product, 2011 - 2018 (kilo tons)
6.3.6 Asia Pacific medical elastomers marketrevenue, by product, 2011 - 2018 (USD Million)
6.4 Rest of the World (RoW)
6.4.1 Rest of the World medical polymer market volume, by product, 2011 - 2018 (Kilo Tons)
6.4.2 Rest of the World medical polymer market revenue, by product, 2011 - 2018 (USD Million)
6.4.3 Rest of the World medical fibers and resins market volume, by product, 2011 - 2018 (Kilo Tons)
6.4.4 Rest of the World medical fibers and resins market revenue, by product, 2011 - 2018 (USD Million)
6.4.5 Rest of the World medical elastomers market volume, by product, 2011 - 2018 (kilo tons)
6.4.6 Rest of the World medical elastomers marketrevenue, by product, 2011 - 2018 (USD Million)

Chapter 7 Company Profiles
7.1 BASF SE
7.1.1 Company overview
7.1.2 Product portfolio
7.1.3 Financial overview
7.1.4 Business strategies
7.1.5 SWOT analysis
7.1.6 Recent developments
7.2 Bayer Material Science AG
7.2.1 Company overview
7.2.2 Product Portfolio
7.2.3 Financial overview
7.2.4 Business strategy
7.2.5 SWOT analysis
7.2.6 Recent developments
7.3 Celanese Corporation
7.3.1 Company overview
7.3.2 Product Portfolio
7.3.3 Financial overview
7.3.4 Business strategy
7.3.5 SWOT analysis
7.3.6 Recent developments
7.4 DSM N.V.
7.4.1 Company overview
7.4.2 Product Portfolio
7.4.3 Financial overview
7.4.4 Business strategy
7.4.5 SWOT analysis
7.4.6 Recent developments
7.5 E. I. du Pont de Nemours Company
7.5.1 Company overview
7.5.2 Product Portfolio
7.5.3 Financial overview
7.5.4 Business strategy
7.5.5 SWOT analysis
7.5.6 Recent developments
7.6 Eastman Chemical
7.6.1 Company overview
7.6.2 Product Portfolio
7.6.3 Financial overview
7.6.4 Business strategy
7.6.5 SWOT analysis
7.6.6 Recent developments
7.7 Evonik Industries AG
7.7.1 Company overview
7.7.2 Product Portfolio
7.7.3 Financial overview
7.7.4 Business strategy
7.7.5 SWOT analysis
7.7.6 Recent developments
7.8 Exxon Mobil Corporation
7.8.1 Company overview
7.8.2 Product Portfolio
7.8.3 Financial overview
7.8.4 Business strategy
7.8.5 SWOT analysis
7.8.6 Recent developments
7.9 The Dow Chemical Company
7.9.1 Company overview
7.9.2 Product Portfolio
7.9.3 Financial overview
7.9.4 Business strategy
7.9.5 SWOT analysis
7.9.6 Recent developments
7.10 Huizhou Foryou Medical Device Co. Ltd.
7.10.1 Company overview
7.10.2 Product portfolio
7.10.3 Business strategy
7.10.4 SWOT analysis
7.10.5 Recent developments
7.11 Kraton Performance Polymers Inc.
7.11.1 Company overview
7.11.2 Product portfolio
7.11.3 Financial Overview
7.11.4 Business strategy
7.11.5 SWOT analysis
7.11.6 Recent developments
7.12 Tianjin Plastics Research Institute Co. Ltd.
7.12.1 Company overview
7.12.2 Product portfolio
7.12.3 Business strategy
7.12.4 SWOT analysis
7.13 Formosa Plastics Corporation, U.S.A.
7.13.1 Company overview
7.13.2 Product Portfolio
7.13.3 Financial overview
7.13.4 Business strategy
7.13.5 SWOT analysis
7.13.6 Recent developments
7.14 Shanghai New Shanghua Polymer Material Co., Ltd.
7.14.1 Company overview
7.14.2 Product Portfolio
7.14.3 Business strategy
7.14.4 SWOT analysis
7.15 Sinopec Beijing Yanshan Company
7.15.1 Company overview
7.15.2 Financial overview
7.15.3 Business strategy
7.15.4 SWOT analysis
7.16 Ningbo Yonghua Resin Co. Ltd.
7.16.1 Company overview
7.16.2 Product portfolio
7.16.3 Business strategy
7.16.4 SWOT analysis
7.16.5 Recent developments
7.17 SINOPEC Shanghai Petrochemical Co. Ltd.
7.17.1 Company overview
7.17.2 Product portfolio
7.17.3 Financial overview
7.17.4 Business strategy
7.17.5 SWOT analysis
7.17.6 Recent developments
7.18 SABIC Innovative Plastics
7.18.1 Company overview
7.18.2 Product portfolio
7.18.3 Financial overview
7.18.4 Business strategy
7.18.5 SWOT analysis
7.18.6 Recent developments
7.19 Lubrizol Corporation
7.19.1 Company overview
7.19.2 Product Portfolio
7.19.3 Financial overview
7.19.4 Business strategy
7.19.5 SWOT analysis
7.19.6 Recent developments
7.20 Piaoan group
7.20.1 Company overview
7.20.2 Product Portfolio
7.20.3 Business strategy
7.20.4 SWOT analysis
7.20.5 Recent developments
7.21 Victrex Plc
7.21.1 Company overview
7.21.2 Product Portfolio
7.21.3 Financial overview
7.21.4 Business strategy
7.21.5 SWOT analysis
7.21.6 Recent developments
7.22 Huntsman Corporation
7.22.1 Company overview
7.22.2 Product Portfolio
7.22.3 Financial overview
7.22.4 Business strategy
7.22.5 SWOT analysis
7.22.6 Recent developments
7.23 China Haohua Chemical Group Co.
7.23.1 Company overview
7.23.2 Business strategy
7.23.3 SWOT analysis
7.23.4 Recent developments
7.24 INEOS
7.24.1 Company overview
7.24.2 Business strategy
7.24.3 SWOT analysis
7.24.4 Recent developments
7.25 Jafron Biomedical Co., Ltd.
7.25.1 Company overview
7.25.2 Product Portfolio
7.25.3 Business strategy
7.25.4 SWOT analysis
7.25.5 Recent developments
7.26 Solvay SA
7.26.1 Company overview
7.26.2 Product Portfolio
7.26.3 Financial overview
7.26.4 Business strategy
7.26.5 SWOT analysis
7.26.6 Recent developments
7.27 WEIGAO Holding Co. Ltd. (WEGO)
7.27.1 Company overview
7.27.2 Product Portfolio
7.27.3 Financial overview
7.27.4 Business strategy
7.27.5 SWOT analysis
7.27.6 Recent developments
LIST OF FIGURE

FIG. 1 Global medical polymers market segmentation
FIG. 2 Global medical polymers market, estimates and forecast, 2011 - 2018 (Kilo tons) (USD Million)
FIG. 3 Value chain analysis of global medical polymers market
FIG. 4 Global medical device market revenues, 2011 - 2018 (USD Billion)
FIG. 5 Global population, by age group, 2010, 2015 and 2020
FIG. 6 Global medical disposables market revenues, 2011 - 2018 (USD Billion)
FIG. 7 Global crude oil prices, Brent vs. WTI, 2008 - 2012 (USD per barrel)
FIG. 8 Global medical implants market revenues, 2011 - 2018 (USD Billion)
FIG. 9 Medical polymers market: Porter’s five force analysis
FIG. 10 Medical polymers: Market attractiveness analysis
FIG. 11 Global medical polymers market, product segment overview, 2011 and 2018
FIG. 12 Global medical resins and fibers market volume share by product segment, 2011 and 2018
FIG. 13 Global polyvinyl chloride (PVC) demand as medical polymer, 2011 - 2018 (Kilo tons) (USD Million)
FIG. 14 Global polypropylene (PP)demand as medical polymer, 2011 - 2018 (Kilo Tons) (USD Million)
FIG. 15 Global Polyethylene (PE)demand as medical polymer, 2011 - 2018 (Kilo Tons) (USD Million)
FIG. 16 Global Polystyrene (PS)demand as medical polymer, 2011 - 2018 (Kilo Tons) (USD Million)
FIG. 17 Global other thermoplastic materials demand as medical polymer, 2011 - 2018 (Kilo Tons) (USD Million)
FIG. 18 Global medical elastomers market, product segment overview, 2011 and 2018
FIG. 19 Global styrene block copolymer demand as medical polymer, 2011 - 2018 (Kilo Tons) (USD Million)
FIG. 20 Global rubber latex demand as medical polymer, 2011 - 2018 (Kilo Tons) (USD Million)
FIG. 21 Global demand for other medical elastomers such as medical polymers, 2011 - 2018 (Kilo tons) (USD Million)
FIG. 22 Global biodegradable plastics demand as medical polymer, 2011 - 2018 (Kilo tons) (USD Million)
FIG. 23 Global medical polymer market, application overview, 2011 - 2018
FIG. 24 Global demand for medical polymer for use in medical devices and equipments, 2011 - 2018 (Kilo Tons) (USD Million)
FIG. 25 Global demand for medical polymer for use in medical packaging, 2011 - 2018 (Kilo Tons) (USD Million)
FIG. 26 Global demand for medical polymer in other application, 2011 - 2018 (Kilo Tons) (USD Million)
LIST OF TABLE

TABLE 1 Medical polymers market: Global snapshot
TABLE 2 Market potential for medical polymers
TABLE 3 Drivers for medical polymers market: Impact analysis
TABLE 4 Restraints for medical polymers market: Impact analysis
TABLE 5 North America medical polymer market volume, by product, 2011 - 2018 (kilo tons)
TABLE 6 North America medical polymer market revenue, by product, 2011 - 2018 (USD Million)
TABLE 7 North America medical fibers and resins market volume, by product, 2011 - 2018 (Kilo tons)
TABLE 8 North America medical fibers and resins market revenue, by product, 2011 - 2018 (USD Million)
TABLE 9 North America medical elastomers market volume, by product, 2011 - 2018 (kilo tons)
TABLE 10 North America medical elastomers market revenue, by product, 2011 - 2018 (USD Million)
TABLE 11 Europe medical polymer market volume, by product, 2011 - 2018 (kilo tons)
TABLE 12 Europe medical polymer market revenue, by product, 2011 - 2018 (USD Million)
TABLE 13 Europe medical fibers and resins market volume, by product, 2011 - 2018 (Kilo tons)
TABLE 14 Europe medical fibers and resins market revenue, by product, 2011 - 2018 (USD Million)
TABLE 15 Europe medical elastomers market volume, by product, 2011 - 2018 (kilo tons)
TABLE 16 Europe medical elastomers market revenue, by product, 2011 - 2018 (USD Million)
TABLE 17 Asia Pacific medical polymer market volume, by product, 2011 - 2018 (kilo tons)
TABLE 18 Asia Pacific medical polymer market revenue, by product, 2011 - 2018 (USD Million)
TABLE 19 Asia Pacific medical fibers and resins market volume, by product, 2011 - 2018 (Kilo tons)

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