US Medical Adhesives And Sealants Industry

  • April 2012
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  • Global Industry Analysts
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  • 444 pages

This report analyzes the US market for Medical Adhesives and Sealants in US$ Million by the following Segments/Applications: Dental Adhesives & Sealants (Denture & Orthodontic Bonding Agents, Pit & Fissure Sealants & Luting Cements, Restorative Adhesives, Tray Adhesives, and Dental Surgical Tissue Bonding Agents), and Other Medical Adhesives & Sealants (Surgical/Internal Medical Adhesives & Sealants, and External Medical Adhesives & Sealants). Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2009 through 2017. A six-year historic analysis is also provided for this market. The report profiles 58 companies including many key and niche players such as 3M Company, Adhesives Research, Inc., Aveva Drug Delivery Systems, Baxter International, Inc., Berry Plastics Corporation, Covidien Ltd., CryoLife, Inc., Den-Mat Holdings, LLC, DENTSPLY International, Inc., HARTMANN USA, Inc., HemCon Medical Technologies, Inc., Johnson & Johnson, Ethicon, Inc., Johnson & Johnson Consumer Companies, Inc., Procter & Gamble Company, Protein Polymer Technologies, Inc., Sybron Dental Specialties, Inc., and Kerr Corporation. Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research. Company profiles are primarily based upon search engine sources in the public domain.

Table Of Contents




I. INTRODUCTION, METHODOLOGY and PRODUCT DEFINITIONS
Study Reliability and Reporting Limitations I-1
Disclaimers I-2
Data Interpretation and Reporting Level I-3
Quantitative Techniques and Analytics I-3
Market Definitions and Scope of Study I-3
I. Adhesives and Sealants for Dentistry I-3
Denture and Orthodontic Bonding Agents I-3
Pit and Fissure Sealants and Luting Cements I-4
Restorative Adhesives and Sealants I-4
Tray Adhesives I-4
Dental Surgical Tissue Bonding Agents for Dental I-4
Reconstruction I-4
II. Other Medical Adhesives and Sealants I-5
Adhesives and Sealants for Surgical/Internal Medical I-5
Applications I-5
Adhesives and Sealants for External Medical I-5 Applications I-5


II. A US MARKET REPORT

1. MARKET OVERVIEW II-1
Economic Recession Derails the Momentum II-1
Driven by High Penetration Rates II-1
Medical Adhesives and Sealants Sitting Pretty II-1
Table 1: US Medical Adhesives and Sealants Market (2005,
2010 and 2015): Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales by Product
Chemistry - Synthetic Polymer Based Adhesives and Sealants,
and Natural Polymer Based Adhesives and Sealants II-2

Table 2: US Synthetic Polymer Based Adhesives and Sealants
Market (2005, 2010 and 2015): Annual Sales in US$ Million by
Application - Dental and Medical (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) II-2

Table 3: US Natural Polymer Based Adhesives and Sealants
Market (2005, 2010 and 2015): Annual Sales in US$ Million by
Application - Dental and Medical (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) II-3
Medical Adhesives Adhere to High Growth - An Evolving Outlook II-3
Overpowering Challenges II-3
Industry Landscape Goes Thinner II-4
A Peek into Products with Strong Demand Potential II-4
Synthetics Outperforming Market Kinetics II-4

2. MARKET TRENDS AND ISSUES II-5
Appeasing the Eye - The New ‘Functional’ Mantra II-5
Denture Adhesives Pining for Innovation II-5
Sprucing up the Dental Sealants Market II-5
Sealants Chink into the Mechanical Fasteners’ Market II-6
Fibrin-based Products - A Brick in the Wall II-6
Emergence of Topical Hemostats as Threat to Tissue Sealants II-6
Tissue Sealants Fall Prey to Consumer Ignorance II-6
Cosmetic Surgeries - Going ‘Invasive’ on Conventional Sealants II-7
Cyanoacrylate Tissue Sealants - Arrival of an Enigma II-7
Cyanoacrylate Medical Adhesives to Command Increased Market
Penetration II-7
Silicone Face-lifting Adhesive Market II-7
Pit and Fissure Sealants Scoring High Grades II-8
Growing Dental-Care Consciousness Dents Market II-8
Maximizing on the ‘Minimal’ Market II-8
High Resistance to Sterilization Props Growth in Allied Markets II-8
Demand for Polyethylene Glycol and Plasma/Protein Sealants to
Surge II-8
Adhesives and Sealants to Witness Rapid Gains in
Cardiovascular Procedures II-8

3. INDUSTRY OVERVIEW II-10
Hemostatic Agents and Tissue Sealants: Applications in Urology II-10
Upsurge in Medical Adhesives and Sealants Market II-10
US First-Aid Category Sounds Strong with Ample Choices II-11
Biggies Drive the Innovation Trend II-11
Bandage Market Catches up the Licensing Fetish II-12
Private-Labeled Bandages Make their Presence Felt II-12
Hemostatic Bandages Breathe an Air of Dynamism II-12
Market Scenario: Reality ‘Bites’ II-12
Disposable Medical Devices - Key End-Use Application for
Adhesives II-13
Merging for Better II-14
A Case for Consolidation II-14
Stupendous Growth Lures Adhesive Majors II-14
Synopsized Review of Growth Drivers II-14
Information and Knowledge Dispersion: Key to Increased Consumer
Adoption II-15
Healthcare Budget Rationing: An Unlikely Growth Driver II-15
FDA Approvals Spur Market Interest II-15
Proven Clinical Evidences Boost the Market II-15
Utility of Surgical Adhesives Soaring High II-16
Regulatory Standards for Surgical Glues II-16
US Scorecard for Surgical Adhesives II-17
Tissue Adhesives and Sealants Harness Growth in the US Market II-17
Tissue Sealants Bank Upon Growing Number of Approved
Indications II-17
Competitive Landscape II-17
Tentative Approvals Leading to a Weary Growth II-18
Regulatory Concerns for Medical Adhesives and Sealants II-18

4. ADHESIVES and SEALANTS - A CURTAIN RAISER II-19
Adhesives II-19
Sealants II-19
Medical Adhesives vis-a-vis Industrial Grade Adhesives II-19
Evolution of Adhesives II-20
Pressure Sensitive Adhesives Bag Higher Attention II-20
Tissue Sealants Make Surgeries Trouble-Free II-21
Banking on Ongoing Innovations II-21
Competitive Climate II-22
Table 4: Leading Brands of Denture Adhesives Market in the US
(2008 and 2009): Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for
Fixodent, Super Poligrip, Fixodent Control, Sea Bond,
Fixodent Free, Super Poligrip Free, Super Poligrip Extra
Care, Fixodent Complete and Others (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) II-22

Table 5: Dental Adhesives Market in the US (2011): Percentage
Breakdown of Value and Volume Sales by Retail Channel - Drug
Stores, Super Markets, and Others (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) II-23

5. SEGMENTAL OVERVIEW II-24
Application Specific Categorization of Medical Adhesives and
Sealants II-24
Other Categorizations of Medical Adhesives and Sealants II-24
By Chemical Type II-24
By Curing Methodology II-24
By Functional Type II-25
By Origin II-25
By Physical Form II-25
Adhesives and Sealants for Dentistry II-25
A Backdrop II-25
Emerging Adhesive and Sealant Application Trends in Dentistry II-26
Harmful Cavities - A Sealant Seizure II-26
Esthetic Dental Care II-26
Dental Sealants and Composites - A Key Note II-26
Composite Resins II-27
Segmental Overview of Dental Adhesives and Sealants II-27
Denture and Orthodontic Bonding Agents II-27
Pit and Fissure Sealants and Luting Cements II-28
Pit and Fissure Sealants II-28
Luting Cements II-28
Restorative Adhesives and Sealants II-29
Dental Fluorosis - A Key Application Area II-29
Glass Ionomers - Raging Hot in Restorative Dentistry II-30
Tray Adhesives II-30
Dental Surgical Tissue Bonding Agents for Dental Reconstruction II-30
Medical Adhesives and Sealants for Surgical and External
Applications II-31
Adhesives and Sealants for Surgical/Internal Medical Applications II-31
Vital Factors to be Considered While Using Surgical Adhesives II-32
Significance of Surgical Adhesives and Sealants II-32
Surgical Adhesive and Sealants Utility in Surgeries II-32
Why Use Medical Adhesives and Sealants Over Traditional
Sutures and Staples? II-32
Surgical Sealants as an Adjunct to Sutures and Staples II-33
A ‘Functional’ Invasion II-33
A Focus on Surgical Adhesives and Sealants’ Applications in
Surgical Procedures II-34
Surgical Sealants for PTCA Punctures II-35
Adhesives and Sealants for External Medical Applications II-35
Adhesives for Wound Management: Impressed by Value II-35

6. A PEEK INTO PRODUCT CHEMISTRY II-36
Chemical Nature of Adhesives and Sealants II-36
Synthetic-Polymer based Adhesives and Sealants II-36
Natural-Polymer based Adhesives and Sealants II-36
Light-Curable Adhesives II-36
Radiation-Cured Adhesives II-37
Acrylics II-37
Anaerobic Adhesives II-37
Cyanoacrylate II-37
Cyanoacrylate Tissue Sealants II-38
Epoxies II-39
Benefits of Epoxies II-39
Silicones II-39
Types of Silicone Adhesives II-40
Advantages Offered by Silicone Pressure Sensitive Adhesives II-40
Characteristic Traits of Silicones II-40
Other Chemistries II-40
Polymeric Adhesives II-40
Thermosets II-41
Thermoplastics II-41
Polyurethane Adhesives II-41
Benefits of Polyurethane II-41
Drawbacks of Polyurethane II-41
Hydrocolloids II-42
Plasma and Protein based Sealants II-42
Collagen-based Sealants II-42
Fibrin Sealants II-42
Human Recombinant Fibrin Sealant II-43
Fibrin Sealant Application in Various Surgeries II-43
Cardiac Surgery II-43
Plastic Surgery II-43
Thoracic Surgery II-43
Vascular Surgery II-44
Albumin-based Sealants II-44
Bovine Serum Albumin II-44

7. TECHNOLOGICAL INNOVATIONS II-45
Researchers Discover Novel Bacterial Glue with Potential
Medical Applications II-45
Faster Time to Market Needs Shirk the Innovation Lull II-45
Visible and Ultraviolet Light Cured Products II-45
Under Trials II-46
Surgical Sealants to Prevent Fluid and Air Leaches II-46
Transparent Hydrogel for Eye Surgeries II-46

8. PRODUCT INTRODUCTIONS/INNOVATIONS II-47
Nitto Medical Rolls Out SpiderTech Kinesiology Tapes II-47
Henkel Introduces Loctite 4311, Loctite 4310 and Loctite 3979 II-47
Discus Dental Launches Moxieâ„¢ SE and Moxieâ„¢ TE II-48
Tekra Rolls Out 3Mâ„¢ Quick Bonding Adhesive 360 II-48
Discus Dental Launches Heroâ„¢ II-48
Ethicon Unveils ETHICONâ„¢ OMNEXâ„¢ II-48
3M Healthcare Rolls Out Tegadermâ„¢ High Performance Foam
Adhesive Dressings II-49
B. Braun Medical Introduces Askina® DresSil II-49
Master Bond Unveils EP42HT 2ND2 II-49
Avery Dennison Specialty Tape Division Launches Ultra-Thin
Adhesives II-49
Master Bond Introduces EP3HTMED II-50
Master Bond Rolls Out EP21BAS II-50
Henkel Unleashes Loctite Silicone Adhesives Line II-50
Yulex Rolls Out Optiprene Natural Rubber Emulsions Line II-51
Kawamoto Sangyo Introduces Hareru Gantai II-51
MACtac Medical Products Introduces Silk Adhesive Systems II-51
MACtac Introduces Medical-Grade-Free Adhesive Film II-52

9. PRODUCT INTRODUCTIONS/INNOVATIONS - A HISTORIC PERSPECTIVE BUILDER II-53
DYMAX Unveils MD® Medical Device 1162-M Adhesive II-53
TAH Industries Rolls Out u-TAH® Nano™ System II-53
Covidien Rolls Out VascuSealâ„¢ Vascular Sealant System II-53
Covidien Releases PleuraSealâ„¢ Lung Sealant System II-54
Tenaxis Medical Unveils ArterX Vascular Sealant II-54
Kimberly-Clark Releases InteguSeal Microbial Sealant II-54
3M ESPE Upgrades Clickerâ„¢ Dispenser II-55
Kerr Introduces NX3 Nexus® Third Generation II-55
HemCon Launches Novel Dental Dressing II-55
Rollprint Introduces Allegro® M Sealant II-55
Scapa Medical Launches BioflexO Rx1207P II-55
3M Launches Tegaderm Ag II-56
Scapa Medical Develops Polyethylene and Polyurethane Adhesive
Foams II-56

10. RECENT INDUSTRY ACTIVITY II-57
Merz Pharma Acquires BioForm Medical II-57
Scapa Group to Partner with Dow Corning II-57
3M and Ellsworth Adhesives Enter into Distribution Agreement II-57
Ellsworth Adhesives Establishes a New Company in Thailand II-58
HyperBranch Medical Technology to Distribute its Surgical
Sealants Under Adherus Brand II-58
Advanced Medical Solutions Obtains Approval for its Topical
Skin Adhesive II-58
Bayer MaterialScience Takes Over PolyBioMed II-58
Kuraray Medical to Transfer Business Rights to Kawasumi
Laboratories II-59
Avery Dennison and Quick-Med Technologies Sign Agreement II-59
Adhezion Biomedical Receives FDA Clearance for Marketing
SurgiSealâ„¢ II-59
Hartmann-Conco Changes Name to Hartmann USA II-60

11. STRATEGIC CORPORATE DEVELOPMENTS - A HISTORIC PERSPECTIVE BUILDER II-61
DLJ Merchant Banking Acquires Majority Stake in Den-Mat II-61
Ethicon's Evicel Fibrin Sealant Receives FDA Clearance II-61
Baxter Receives FDA Clearance for ARTISS II-61
Covalence Specialty Materials Merges with Berry Plastics II-61
Derma Sciences Takes Over First Aid Division of Nutramax Products II-62
CryoLife Enters into Supplying Contract for BioGlue® Surgical
Adhesive II-62
Protein Polymer Technologies Offers Protein Polymer Biomaterials II-62
CryoLife Signs Distribution Agreement with MAST Biosurgery II-62
HemCon’s ChitoFlex Obtains CE Marking II-62
3M Acquires OMNII Oral II-63
ADEPT® Obtains FDA Approval II-63
Approval of New Rigid Applicator Tip for Cryolife’s Bioglue® II-63
HemCon to Distribute Bandages in South Africa II-63
HemCon Changes Name to Hemcon Medical Technologies II-64
CryoLife Associates with BioForm Medical II-64
Nerites Seals a Pact with MORF II-64
Tyco Acquires Confluent Surgical II-64
ThermoGenesis Signs Distribution Agreements for CryoSeal FS
System II-65
Apollo Acquires Two Divisions of Tyco II-65

12. FOCUS ON SELECT KEY PLAYERS II-66
3M Company II-66
Adhesives Research, Inc. II-66
Aveva Drug Delivery Systems II-67
Baxter International, Inc. II-67
Berry Plastics Corporation II-67
Covidien Ltd. II-68
CryoLife, Inc. II-68
Den-Mat Holdings, LLC II-68
DENTSPLY International, Inc. II-69
HARTMANN USA, Inc. II-69
HemCon Medical Technologies, Inc. II-70
Johnson and Johnson II-70
Ethicon, Inc. II-71
Johnson and Johnson Consumer Companies, Inc. II-71
Procter and Gamble Company II-71
Protein Polymer Technologies, Inc. II-71
Sybron Dental Specialties, Inc. II-72
Kerr Corporation II-72

13. MARKET ANALYTICS II-73
Table 6: US Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Medical
Adhesives and Sealants by Product Segment/ Application -
Dental Adhesives and Sealants (Denture and Orthodontic Bonding
Agents, Pit and Fissure Sealants and Luting Cements, Restorative
Adhesives, Tray Adhesives, and Dental Surgical Tissue Bonding
Agents) and Other Medical Adhesives and Sealants
(Surgical/Internal, and External) Markets Independently
Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years
2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-73

Table 7: US Historic Review for Medical Adhesives and Sealants
by Product Segment/Application - Dental Adhesives and Sealants
(Denture and Orthodontic Bonding Agents, Pit and Fissure Sealants
and Luting Cements, Restorative Adhesives, Tray Adhesives, and
Dental Surgical Tissue Bonding Agents) and Other Medical
Adhesives and Sealants (Surgical/Internal, and External) Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
Million for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) II-74

Table 8: US 15-Year Perspective for Medical Adhesives and
Sealants by Product Segment/Application - Percentage Breakdown
of Dollar Sales for Dental Adhesives and Sealants (Denture and
Orthodontic Bonding Agents, Pit and Fissure Sealants and Luting
Cements, Restorative Adhesives, Tray Adhesives, and Dental
Surgical Tissue Bonding Agents) and Other Medical Adhesives and
Sealants (Surgical/Internal, and External) Markets for Years
2003, 2011 and 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-75


III. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE

Total Companies Profiled: 58 (including Divisions/Subsidiaries - 69)

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Region/Country Players
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The United States 61
Canada 1
Japan 2
Europe 5
The United Kingdom 4
Rest of Europe 1
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