Global Sterilization Systems & Equipment Industry

  • October 2010
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  • Global Industry Analysts

This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Sterilization Systems & Equipment in US$ Million by the following segments: Steam/Autoclave, Ethylene Oxide, Gas Plasma, Gamma Radiation, E-Beam Radiation, Other Methods, and Sterilization Supplies. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle East & Africa, and Latin America. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2007 through 2015. A seven-year historic analysis is also provided for these markets. The report profiles 143 companies including many key and niche players such as 3M Company, Advanced Sterilization Products, Cantel Medical Corp, Minntech Corporation, Getinge AB, L3 Pulse Sciences, SteriGenics International, Inc., STERIS Corporation, TSO3, and Tuttnauer Company. Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research. Company profiles are mostly extracted from URL research and reported select online sources.

Table Of Contents


STERILIZATION SYSTEMS and EQUIPMENT MCP-3362
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CONTENTS


1. INTRODUCTION, METHODOLOGY and PRODUCT DEFINITIONS 1
Study Reliability and Reporting Limitations 1
Disclaimers 2
Data Interpretation and Reporting Level 3
Quantitative Techniques and Analytics 3
Product Definitions and Scope of Study 3
Product Definition 4
Steam Sterilizers (Autoclaves) 4
EtO Sterilization (EtO) 4
Gas Plasma Sterilization 4
Gamma Radiation 4
Other Methods 4
Electron-beam (E-beam) Sterilization 4

2. GLOBAL MARKET OUTLOOK 5
Infection Control Assumes Heightened Prominence 5
Sterilization: A Critical Component of the Medical Industry 5
Optimization is the New Buzzword 5
Sterilization Techniques - The Evolution Continues 6
Potential Growth Segments 6
Gamma Sterilization Scores Over Conventional Techniques 7
Electron-beam Emerges as Versatile Sterilization Method 7
Current Market Scenario: A Review 8
Implications of the Recession for the Market 8
Increased Reprocessing of Medical Devices Heartens The Market 9
Developed Nations In A Mature Phase 9
Demand Trends of Products and Equipment 10
Contract Sterilization Gaining Steam 10
Growing Health Concern Spurs Demand 10
Consolidation - The Vertical Integration Way 10
Evolving Techniques Emerging Growth Leaders 11
Low-Temperature Sterilization 11
Development of Prion Deactivation Technology 12

3. INDUSTRY OVERVIEW 13
Industry Snapshots 13
Industry Structure 13
Differences and Similarities of Sterilization Technologies in
Major Markets 14
United States 14
Europe 15
Factors Influencing the Market 15
Challenges Facing the Sterilization Industry 15
Regulatory Pressures 15
Factors At Play in the Medical Sterilization Industry 16
Competitive Factors 16

4. AN OVERVIEW OF STERILIZATION MARKET 17
Sterilization Process - Playing A Crucial Role in Healthcare
Sector 17
Sterilization Parameters 17
Utility of Sterilization in Various Sectors 17
Medical Products 18
Non-Medical Products 18
Sterilization Method - Suitability and Selection 18
Sterilization Procedures for Sterile Medical Devices 19
Concept of Bioburden 19
Sterilization Methods Used for Different Generic Product
Categories 20
Sterilization and Infection Control 20
Role of Sterilization Process in Infection Control 20
Prevention and Control of Hospital-Acquired Infections 21
Competition in the Infection Control Marketplace 22

5. PRODUCT OVERVIEW 23
Traditional Methods 23
Types of Sterilization Systems/Methods 23
Steam Sterilizers (Autoclaves) 24
Factors Governing Use of Steam Sterilization Method 24
Variants of Steam Sterilizers 25
Gravity Sterilizers 25
Vacuum Sterilizers 25
Steam Flush Pressure-Pulse Sterilizer 25
Flash Sterilization 25
Factors Governing Use of Flash Sterilization Method 25
Tabletop Sterilizers 25
Dry Heat Sterilizers 26
Factors Governing Use of Dry Heat Sterilization Method 27
Rapid Dry Heat Sterilization 27
Chemical Sterilizers 27
Gaseous Chemical Sterilization 27
EtO Sterilization (EtO) 27
Properties of EtO 28
EtO Sterilization Process 28
EtO Sterilizer - Prerequisites 28
Factors Governing Use of EtO Sterilization Method 29
EtO as a Sterilizing Agent - Current Scenario 29
History of EtO Sterilization 30
Advantages 30
Drawbacks 31
Scout is on for EtO Alternatives 32
EtO Monitors 32
EtO - Effective in Rooting Out Anthrax 33
Peracetic Acid Vapor 33
Properties of Peracetic Acid 34
Factors Governing Use of Peracetic Acid Sterilization Method 34
Hydrogen Peroxide 34
Vaporized Hydrogen Peroxide (VHP) 34
Factors Governing Use of VHP Sterilization Method 35
Chlorine and Bromine 35
Benefits 35
Factors Governing Use of Chlorine Sterilization Method 35
Thermal Washer-Decontaminator 36
Glass Beads Sterilizers 36
Liquid Chemical Sterilization 36
Formaldehyde 36
Factors Governing Use of Formaldehyde Sterilization Method 36
Glutaraldehyde 37
Factors Governing Use of Glutaraldehyde Sterilization Method 37
Heated Chemical Vapor Sterilization 37
Gas Sterilizers 37
Gas Plasma Sterilization 37
Factors Governing Use of Gas Plasma Sterilization Method 38
Limitations 38
Ozone Gas-Based Medical Sterilization System 38
Radiation Sterilizers 39
Factors Governing Use of Radiation Sterilization Method 39
History of Radiation Sterilization 39
Types of Radiation Sterilization 39
Electromagnetic Radiations 40
Particle Radiations 40
Hydrogels 40
X-Ray Sterilization 40
Commercial Radiation Sterilization Methods 41
Gamma Sterilization 41
Gamma Radiation Process 41
Factors Governing Use of Gamma Sterilization Method 41
History of Gamma Sterilization 42
Advantages and Limitations 42
Gamma Radiation in Medical Product Sterilization - Current
Scenario 42
Burgeoning Use for Consumer Products 43
Comparative Study of Gamma Radiation and EtO
Sterilization Technologies 43
Electron-beam (E-beam) Sterilization 44
Prerequisites for E-Beam Sterilization Process 44
Factors Governing Use of E-beam Sterilization Method 44
E-Beam Sterilization - Current Scenario 44
Limitations 45
Advantages 45
Gamma and E-beam Sterilization - Sharing Similarities 45
Benefits of Using Gamma and E-beam Methods: 45
Factors Hindering Use: 46
Relation Between Radiation Sterilization and Product
Compatibility 46
Filtration 46
Factors Governing Use of Filtration Method 47
Aseptic Assembly Sterilizers 47
Sterilization Accessories 47
Washer/Sterilizing Units 47
Steam Generators 47
Sterilization Oven 48
Steam-in-Place (SIP) Sterilizing System 48
Test and Validation Sterilizers 48
Monitoring of Sterilization Process 48

6. REVIEW OF SELECT STERILIZATION TECHNOLOGIES 49
Bright Light or PureBright Systems 49
SteriPulse-XL 49
Synergetic Processes - Psoralens and UVA (PUVA) 49
Microwave and Bactericide 49
Low-Temperature Steam and Formaldehyde 50
Microwaves 50
X-Ray Sterilization 50
Factors Governing Use of X-Ray Sterilization Method 50
Low Temperature Plasma (LTP) Sterilization 50
Analysis of Low-Temperature Sterilization Sector 51
Sterrad Sterilization Systems 51
Disadvantages 51
Plazlyte Sterilization Systems 52
Other Sterilization and Disinfection Methods 52
Review of Select Sterilization Methods 52
Disinfection Methods 53

7. PACKAGING MATERIAL - AN INTEGRAL PART OF STERILIZATION PROCESS 54
Sterilization Opportunities in Medical Packaging Market 54
Selecting Appropriate Sterilization Method 54
Role of Sterilization in Medical Device Packaging 54
Packaging Requirements for EtO and Gas Plasma Sterilization 55
Developments in Medical Device Packaging 56
Packaging Types 56
Sterilization Wraps 56
Sterilization Containers 56
Uses 57
Drawbacks 57
Composite Trays 57
Plastic Peel Pouches 57
Plastic Bags 57
Pre-Sterilization Plastic Bags 58
Post-Sterilization Plastic Bags 58
Rigid Containers 58

8. END-USE APPLICATION OVERVIEW 59
Major Applications 59
Sterilization in Industrial Sector 59
Sterilization in Hospital Sector 59
Sterilization in Dentistry Sector 59
Industrial Sterilization - A Brief Overview 60
Industrial Sterilization - Comparison of Primary Sterilization
Methods 60
EtO - Changing Face 61
Trends in E-beam Market 61
Technologies of the Future 61

9. PRODUCT DEVELOPMENTS/INTRODUCTIONS 62
IKS International Rolls Out New Bench-top Autoclaves Line 62
MSI Surgical Solutions Expands Ethylene Oxide Capabilities 62
Advanced Sterilization Products Expands STERRAD® Sterilization
Systems' Capability 62
Advanced Electron Beams Launches Bottle Sterilization Kit 63
STERIS Introduces Amsco® V-ProTM 1 Plus Sterilization System 63
Steris Unveils Amsco Evolution Steam Sterilizer 64
SciCan Debuts BRAVOâ„¢ Vacuum Chamber Autoclave 64
LTE Scientific to Introduce Touchclave-R Autoclaves 65
Priorclave Launches the Inexpensive OPAL Lab Autoclaves 65
Germgard Unveils Room-Temperature Surgical Instrument
Sterilization System 66
Borealis Re-Launches Bormed LE6609-PH with BFS Grade 67
Sanyo Rolls Out Sterisonicâ„¢ GxP, MCO-19AIC (UVH) Cell Culture
Incubator Sterilization Method 68
Medizone Starts Trials to Demonstrate AsepticSureâ„¢ Hospital
Sterilization System 69
Hoval Develops Steam Sterilization System for Cliniserve 69
Germgard Launches Surgical Instrument Sterilizer 70
Advanced Sterilization Products Launches a Novel Endoscope
Cleaner and Reprocessor 71
Hitachi Introduces Mu-Chip RFID IC Chips 71
Crosstex Launches Sure-Check® Sterilization Pouches 72
Getinge Introduces HS66 Turbo+ Sterilizer 72
BI to Install Third Steam Sterilization Facility 72
Impala Platinum Develops Stainless Steel Leach Autoclave 73
LyondellBasell Introduces New Lupotech-A Autoclave Technology 74
Awarepoint Launches New RFID T2S Asset Tag 74

10. RECENT INDUSTRY ACTIVITY 75
WM Healthcare Solutions Acquires MedServe Assets 75
STERIS and the US Food and Drug Administration Ink Agreement 75
SciCan and MICRO-MEGA and SycoTec Merge 76
Mesa Laboratories Takes Over SGM Biotech 76
Quatro Compositesâ„¢ Acquires Additional Assets 76
Ecolab and Belimed Ink Strategic Cooperation Agreement 77
Kimberly-Clark Receives FDA Clearance for KIMGUARD ONESTEP®
Sterilization Wraps 77
STERIS Obtains 510(k) Approval for STERIS SYSTEM 1E® Liquid
Chemical Sterilant Processing System 77
TSO3 Obtains CE Mark Approval for New Sterilizing System 78
Advanced Sterilization Products Receives Approval for STERRAD®
NXTM and STERRAD® 100NXTM Sterilization Systems 78
BSN Systems Acquires 99.5% Interest in MBBS SA 79
TSO3 Obtains Health Canada's Approval for STERIZONE® 125l+
Sterilizer 79
BeamOne Sets up New Electron Beam Sterilization Service Center 79
BeamOne Expands Ohio-Based Service Center 79
Hovione Acquires Acusphere Utilities 80
Belimed Group Acquires Sanamij 80
North American Science Associates Partners with Two Asian
Companies 80
Telstar Technologies Supplies Sterilization Facility to BD 81
RTI Biologics, Aesculap Sign Supply and Distribution Agreement 81
Premier Purchasing Signs Gas Plasma Sterilization Agreements 81
Premier Purchasing Signs Agreements with STERIS, Getinge 82
TSO3 Files for Expanded Claims for Products 82
Moog Announces Acquisition of Ethox International 82
TSO3 Secures Approval for Expanded Use of STERIZONE® 125L
Sterilizer 83
TSO3 Inks Marketing Agreement with 3M for Sterizone 125L +
Sterilizer 83
Apsis SAS Acquires Gloster Europe 84
JBT FoodTech Bags Automated Batch Sterilization System Contract 84
Yasaka Commissions Steam Sterilization Facility in Vietnam 85
Midbrook Signs Marketing Agreement with SCME 85
KARL STORZ Endorses STERRAD NX, 100NX Systems for Flexible
Fiberscopes 85
VI Divests X-ray, Gamma-ray Radiation Sensor Businesses 86
Environmental Tectonics Bags US$2.5 M Supply Order 87
BeamOne to Set Up Sterilization Facility in Costa Rica 87
Sterigenics International Enters into a Purchase Agreement
with ScandiNova Systems 88
SciCan Enters into a Distribution Agreement with HMDT 88
Belimed Enters into a Collaboration Agreement with 3M
Sterilization Assurance 88
IBA Plans to Set-up World’s First X-Ray Sterilization Facility
along with LEONI 89
Paragon Enters into a Reciprocal Supply Agreement with Aesculap 90
Symmetry Medical to Purchase Specialty Surgical 90
Environmental Tectonics Announces Contract with U.S. Air Force 91
SSG Bags Two New Contracts for Supply of Sterilization Systems 91
TSO3 and Broadlane Signs Agreement to Improve Operations of
Medical Care Services 92
SciCan Offers Plasma Sterilizers to Hospitals in Canada 92
Wipak Acquires Sterilization Packaging Business of K-C 92
Private Equity Firm Acquires Primus Sterilizer Co 92
Premier Purchasing Partners Ink Agreements for Sterilization
Assurance Products/ Pouches 93
Symmetry Medical Pockets SSI, Ultra Containers 93
STERIS to Supply VaproSure Room Sterilizers to U.S. Hospitals 93
STCL to Establish Steam Sterilization Facility in Madhya Pradesh 93

11. FOCUS ON SELECT GLOBAL PLAYERS 94
3M Company (USA) 94
Advanced Sterilization Products (USA) 94
Cantel Medical Corp (USA) 95
Minntech Corporation (USA) 96
Getinge AB (Sweden) 96
L3 Pulse Sciences (RF Accelerator Applications division) (USA) 97
SteriGenics International, Inc (USA) 97
STERIS Corporation (USA) 97
TSO3 (Canada) 98
Tuttnauer Company (USA) 98

12. GLOBAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE 99
Table 1: World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Sterilization Systems and Equipment by Geographic Region -
United States, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding
Japan), Middle East and Africa, and Latin American Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
Million for Years 2007 through 2015 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) 99

Table 2: World Historic Review for Sterilization Systems and
Equipment by Geographic Region - United States, Canada, Japan,
Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Africa,
and Latin American Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual
Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2000 through 2006
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 100

Table 3: World 11-Year Perspective for Sterilization Systems and
Equipment by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of
Dollar Sales for United States, Canada, Japan, Europe,
Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Africa, and
Latin American Markets for Years 2005, 2010 and 2015 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) 101
Sterilization Systems and Equipment by Segment 102
Table 4: World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Steam/Autoclave Sterilization by Geographic Region - United
States, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan),
Middle East and Africa, and Latin American Markets Independently
Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years
2007 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 102

Table 5: World Historic Review for Steam/Autoclave
Sterilization by Geographic Region - United States, Canada,
Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and
Africa, and Latin American Markets Independently Analyzed with
Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2000 through
2006 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 103

Table 6: World 11-Year Perspective for Steam/Autoclave
Sterilization by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of
Dollar Sales for United States, Canada, Japan, Europe,
Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Africa, and
Latin American Markets for Years 2005, 2010 and 2015 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) 104

Table 7: World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Ethylene Oxide Sterilization by Geographic Region - United
States, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan),
Middle East and Africa, and Latin American Markets Independently
Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years
2007 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 105

Table 8: World Historic Review for Ethylene Oxide
Sterilization by Geographic Region - United States, Canada,
Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and
Africa, and Latin American Markets Independently Analyzed with
Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2000 through
2006 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 106

Table 9: World 11-Year Perspective for Ethylene Oxide
Sterilization by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of
Dollar Sales for United States, Canada, Japan, Europe,
Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Africa, and
Latin American Markets for Years 2005, 2010, and 2015
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 107

Table 10: World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Gas
Plasma Sterilization by Geographic Region - United States,
Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle
East and Africa, and Latin American Markets Independently
Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years
2007 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 108

Table 11: World Historic Review for Gas Plasma Sterilization
by Geographic Region - United States, Canada, Japan, Europe,
Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Africa, and
Latin American Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual
Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2000 through 2006
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 109

Table 12: World 11-Year Perspective for Gas Plasma
Sterilization by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of
Dollar Sales for United States, Canada, Japan, Europe,
Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Africa, and
Latin American Markets for Years 2005, 2010 and 2015 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) 110

Table 13: World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Gamma Radiation Sterilization by Geographic Region - United
States, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia- Pacific (excluding
Japan), Middle East and Africa, and Latin American Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
Million for Years 2007 through 2015 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) 111

Table 14: World Historic Review for Gamma Radiation
Sterilization by Geographic Region - United States, Canada,
Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and
Africa, and Latin American Markets Independently Analyzed with
Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2000 through
2006 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 112

Table 15: World 11-Year Perspective for Gamma Radiation
Sterilization by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of
Dollar Sales for United States, Canada, Japan, Europe,
Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Africa, and
Latin American Markets for Years 2005, 2010, and 2015
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 113

Table 16: World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
E-Beam Radiation Sterilization by Geographic Region - United
States, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan),
Middle East and Africa, and Latin American Markets Independently
Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years
2007 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 114

Table 17: World Historic Review for E-Beam Radiation
Sterilization by Geographic Region - United States, Canada,
Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and
Africa, and Latin American Markets Independently Analyzed with
Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2000 through
2006 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 115

Table 18: World 11-Year Perspective for E-Beam Radiation
Sterilization by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of
Dollar Sales for United States, Canada, Japan, Europe,
Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Africa, and
Latin American Markets for Years 2005, 2010, and 2015
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 116

Table 19: World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Other Methods-based Sterilization by Geographic Region -
United States, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding
Japan), Middle East and Africa, and Latin American Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
Million for Years 2007 through 2015 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) 117

Table 20: World Historic Review for Other Methods-based
Sterilization by Geographic Region - United States, Canada,
Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and
Africa, and Latin American Markets Independently Analyzed with
Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2000 through
2006 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 118

Table 21: World 11-Year Perspective for Other Methods-based
Sterilization by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of
Dollar Sales for United States, Canada, Japan, Europe,
Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Africa, and
Latin American Markets for Years 2005, 2010, and 2015
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 119

Table 22: World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Sterilization Supplies by Geographic Region - United States,
Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle
East and Africa, and Latin American Markets Independently
Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years
2007 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 120

Table 23: World Historic Review for Sterilization Supplies by
Geographic Region - United States, Canada, Japan, Europe,
Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Africa, and
Latin American Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual
Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2000 through 2006
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 121

Table 24: World 11-Year Perspective for Sterilization Supplies
by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales
for United States, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific
(excluding Japan), Middle East and Africa, and Latin American
Markets for Years 2005, 2010, and 2015 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) 122

13. THE UNITED STATES 123
A.Market Analysis 123
Outlook 123
Superbugs Drive Growth of US Infection Control Market 123
Constituents and the Potential 123
Competitive Scenario 124
Market Share Statistics - A Historic Perspective 124
Table 25: Leading Players in the US Market for
Sterilization Equipment and Sterilants (2003-05):
Percentage Share Breakdown by Sales* for Steris, Advanced
Sterilization Products, Getinge, and Others (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) 124

Table 26: Leading Players in the US Market for
Sterilization Supplies (2003-05): Percentage Share
Breakdown by Sales* for 3M, Kimberly Clark,
Allegiance/Cardinal Health, and Others (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) 125

Table 27: US Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Sterilization Supplies by Product Segments - Containers,
Wraps, Pouches, Indicators, and Others Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
Million for Years 2007 through 2015 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) 125

Table 28: US Historic Review for Sterilization Supplies by
Product Segments - Containers, Wraps, Pouches, Indicators,
and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales
Figures in US$ Million for Years 2000 through 2006
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 126
Expanding Market for Sterilization Systems and Services 126
Hospital Sterilizers and Washers 126
Endoscopic Instrument Sterilization Market 126
Endoscopes Fuels the Disinfection and Sterilization Markets 127
Dental Sterilization Market 127
Sterile Medical Device Packaging 127
Trends in Medical Device Packaging 127
Select Regional Players 128
Aesculap, Inc (USA) 128
BeamOne LLC (USA) 128
Cardinal Health Inc (USA) 129
Kimberly Clark Corp (USA) 129
Medin Corporation (USA) 129
Propper Manufacturing Company (USA) 129
SciCan Inc (USA) 130
Sterile Technologies, Inc (USA) 130
Symmetry Medical Inc. (USA) 130
B.Market Analytics 131
Table 29: US Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Sterilization Systems and Equipment by Segment -
Steam/Autoclave, Ethylene Oxide, Gas Plasma, Gamma
Radiation, E-Beam Radiation, Other Methods, and
Sterilization Supplies Markets Independently Analyzed with
Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2007 through
2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 131

Table 30: US Historic Review for Sterilization Systems and
Equipment by Segment - Steam/Autoclave, Ethylene Oxide, Gas
Plasma, Gamma Radiation, E-Beam Radiation, Other Methods,
and Sterilization Supplies Markets Independently Analyzed
with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2000
through 2006 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 132

Table 31: US 11-Year Perspective for Sterilization Systems and
Equipment by Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales
for Steam/Autoclave, Ethylene Oxide, Gas Plasma, Gamma
Radiation, E-Beam Radiation, Other Methods, and
Sterilization Supplies Markets for 2005, 2010, and 2015
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 133

14. CANADA 134
Market Analysis 134
Table 32: Canadian Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
for Sterilization Systems and Equipment by Segment -
Steam/Autoclave, Ethylene Oxide, Gas Plasma, Gamma
Radiation, E-Beam Radiation, Other Methods, and
Sterilization Supplies Markets Independently Analyzed with
Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2007 through
2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 134

Table 33: Canadian Historic Review for Sterilization Systems and
Equipment by Segment - Steam/Autoclave, Ethylene Oxide,
Gas Plasma, Gamma Radiation, E-Beam Radiation, Other
Methods, and Sterilization Supplies Markets Independently
Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years
2000 through 2006 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 135

Table 34: Canadian 11-Year Perspective for Sterilization
Systems and Equipment by Segment - Percentage Breakdown of
Dollar Sales for Steam/ Autoclave, Ethylene Oxide, Gas
Plasma, Gamma Radiation, E-Beam Radiation, Other Methods,
and Sterilization Supplies Markets for 2005, 2010, and 2015
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 136

15. JAPAN 137
A.MARKET ANALYSIS 137
Outlook 137
Falling Prices Characterize Japanese Sterilizer Market 137
Radiation Sterilization - Loosing Foothold 137
B.Market Analytics 138
Table 35: Japanese Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
for Sterilization Systems and Equipment by Segment -
Steam/Autoclave, Ethylene Oxide, Gas Plasma, Gamma
Radiation, E-Beam Radiation, Other Methods, and
Sterilization Supplies Markets Independently Analyzed with
Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2007 through
2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 138

Table 36: Japanese Historic Review for Sterilization Systems and
Equipment by Segment - Steam/Autoclave, Ethylene Oxide,
Gas Plasma, Gamma Radiation, E-Beam Radiation, Other
Methods, and Sterilization Supplies Markets Independently
Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years
2000 through 2006 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 139

Table 37: Japanese 11-Year Perspective for Sterilization
Systems and Equipment by Segment - Percentage Breakdown of
Dollar Sales for Steam/ Autoclave, Ethylene Oxide, Gas
Plasma, Gamma Radiation, E-Beam Radiation, Other Methods,
and Sterilization Supplies Markets for 2005, 2010, and 2015
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 140

16. EUROPE 141
Market Analysis 141
Table 38: European Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
for Sterilization Systems and Equipment by Geographic Region -
France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia and Rest of Europe
Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in
US$ Million for Years 2007 through 2015 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) 141

Table 39: European Historic Review for Sterilization Systems and
Equipment by Geographic Region - France, Germany, Italy,
UK, Spain, Russia andRest of Europe Markets Independently
Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years
2000 through 2006 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 142

Table 40: European 11-Year Perspective for Sterilization
Systems and Equipment by Geographic Region - Percentage
Breakdown of Dollar Sales for France, Germany, Italy, UK,
Spain, Russia and Rest of Europe Markets for Years 2005, 2010, and
2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 143

Table 41: European Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
for Sterilization Systems and Equipment by Segment -
Steam/Autoclave, Ethylene Oxide, Gas Plasma, Gamma
Radiation, E-Beam Radiation, Other Methods, and
Sterilization Supplies Markets Independently Analyzed with
Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2007 through
2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 144

Table 42: European Historic Review for Sterilization Systems and
Equipment by Segment - Steam/Autoclave, Ethylene Oxide,
Gas Plasma, Gamma Radiation, E-Beam Radiation, Other
Methods, and Sterilization Supplies Markets Independently
Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years
2000 through 2006 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 145

Table 43: European 11-Year Perspective for Sterilization
Systems and Equipment by Segment - Percentage Breakdown of
Dollar Sales for Steam/ Autoclave, Ethylene Oxide, Gas
Plasma, Gamma Radiation, E-Beam Radiation, Other Methods,
and Sterilization Supplies Markets for 2005, 2010 and 2015
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 146

16a. France 147
A.Market Analysis 147
IONISOS - A Key Player 147
B.Market Analytics 148
Table 44: French Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Sterilization Systems and Equipment by Segment - Steam/
Autoclave, Ethylene Oxide, Gas Plasma, Gamma Radiation,
E-Beam Radiation, Other Methods, and Sterilization Supplies
Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in
US$ Million for Years 2007 through 2015 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) 148

Table 45: French Historic Review for Sterilization Systems and
Equipment by Segment - Steam/Autoclave, Ethylene Oxide, Gas
Plasma, Gamma Radiation, E-Beam Radiation, Other Methods,
and Sterilization Supplies Markets Independently Analyzed
with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2000
through 2006 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 149

Table 46: French 11-Year Perspective for Sterilization
Systems and Equipment by Segment - Percentage Breakdown of
Dollar Sales for team/Autoclave, Ethylene Oxide, Gas Plasma,
Gamma Radiation, E-Beam Radiation, Other Methods, and
Sterilization Supplies Markets for 2005, 2010 and 2015
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 150

16b. Germany 151
Market Analysis 151
Table 47: German Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Sterilization Systems and Equipment by Segment -
Steam/Autoclave, Ethylene Oxide, Gas Plasma, Gamma
Radiation, E-Beam Radiation, Other Methods, and
Sterilization Supplies Markets Independently Analyzed with
Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2007 through
2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 151

Table 48: German Historic Review for Sterilization Systems and
Equipment by Segment - Steam/Autoclave, Ethylene Oxide, Gas
Plasma, Gamma Radiation, E-Beam Radiation, Other Methods,
and Sterilization Supplies Markets Independently Analyzed
with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2000
through 2006 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 152

Table 49: German 11-Year Perspective for Sterilization
Systems and Equipment by Segment - Percentage Breakdown of
Dollar Sales for Steam/Autoclave, Ethylene Oxide, Gas
Plasma, Gamma Radiation, E-Beam Radiation, Other Methods,
and Sterilization Supplies Markets for 2005, 2010 and 2015
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 153

16c. Italy 154
Market Analysis 154
Table 50: Italian Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Sterilization Systems and Equipment by Segment -
Steam/Autoclave, Ethylene Oxide, Gas Plasma, Gamma
Radiation, E-Beam Radiation, Other Methods, and
Sterilization Supplies Markets Independently Analyzed with
Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2007 through
2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 154

Table 51: Italian Historic Review for Sterilization Systems and
Equipment by Segment - Steam/Autoclave, Ethylene Oxide,
Gas Plasma, Gamma Radiation, E-Beam Radiation, Other
Methods, and Sterilization Supplies Markets Independently
Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years
2000 through 2006 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 155

Table 52: Italian 11-Year Perspective for Sterilization
Systems and Equipment by Segment - Percentage Breakdown of
Dollar Sales for Steam/Autoclave, Ethylene Oxide, Gas
Plasma, Gamma Radiation, E-Beam Radiation, Other Methods,
and Sterilization Supplies Markets for 2005, 2010 and 2015
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 156

16d. The United Kingdom 157
Market Analysis 157
Table 53: UK Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Sterilization Systems and Equipment by Segment -
Steam/Autoclave, Ethylene Oxide, Gas Plasma, Gamma
Radiation, E-Beam Radiation, Other Methods, and
Sterilization Supplies Markets Independently Analyzed with
Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2007 through
2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 157

Table 54: UK Historic Review for Sterilization Systems and
Equipment by Segment - Steam/Autoclave, Ethylene Oxide, Gas
Plasma, Gamma Radiation, E-Beam Radiation, Other Methods,
and Sterilization Supplies Markets Independently Analyzed
with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2000
through 2006 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 158

Table 55: UK 11-Year Perspective for Sterilization Systems and
Equipment by Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales
for Steam/Autoclave, Ethylene Oxide, Gas Plasma, Gamma
Radiation, E-Beam Radiation, Other Methods, and
Sterilization Supplies Markets for 2005, 2010 and 2015
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 159

16e. Spain 160
Market Analysis 160
Table 56: Spanish Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Sterilization Systems and Equipment by Segment -
Steam/Autoclave, Ethylene Oxide, Gas Plasma, Gamma
Radiation, E-Beam Radiation, Other Methods, and
Sterilization Supplies Markets Independently Analyzed with
Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2007 through
2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 160

Table 57: Spanish Historic Review for Sterilization Systems and
Equipment by Segment - Steam/Autoclave, Ethylene Oxide,
Gas Plasma, Gamma Radiation, E-Beam Radiation, Other
Methods, and Sterilization Supplies Markets Independently
Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years
2000 through 2006 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 161

Table 58: Spanish 11-Year Perspective for Sterilization
Systems and Equipment by Segment - Percentage Breakdown of
Dollar Sales for Steam/Autoclave, Ethylene Oxide, Gas
Plasma, Gamma Radiation, E-Beam Radiation, Other Methods,
and Sterilization Supplies Markets for 2005, 2010, and 2015
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 162

16f. Russia 163
Market Analysis 163
Table 59: Russian Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Sterilization Systems and Equipment by Segment -
Steam/Autoclave, Ethylene Oxide, Gas Plasma, Gamma
Radiation, E-Beam Radiation, Other Methods, and
Sterilization Supplies Markets Independently Analyzed with
Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2007 through
2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 163

Table 60: Russian Historic Review for Sterilization Systems and
Equipment by Segment - Steam/Autoclave, Ethylene Oxide,
Gas Plasma, Gamma Radiation, E-Beam Radiation, Other
Methods, and Sterilization Supplies Markets Independently
Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years
2000 through 2006 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 164

Table 61: Russian 11-Year Perspective for Sterilization
Systems and Equipment by Segment - Percentage Breakdown of
Dollar Sales for Steam/Autoclave, Ethylene Oxide, Gas
Plasma, Gamma Radiation, E-Beam Radiation, Other Methods,
and Sterilization Supplies Markets for 2005, 2010 and 2015
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 165

16g. Rest of Europe 166
Market Analysis 166
Table 62: Rest of Europe Recent Past, Current and Future
Analysis for Sterilization Systems and Equipment by Segment -
Steam/Autoclave, Ethylene Oxide, Gas Plasma, Gamma
Radiation, E-Beam Radiation, Other Methods, and
Sterilization Supplies Markets Independently Analyzed with
Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2007 through
2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 166

Table 63: Rest of Europe Historic Review for Sterilization
Systems and Equipment by Segment - Steam/Autoclave, Ethylene
Oxide, Gas Plasma, Gamma Radiation, E-Beam Radiation, Other
Methods, and Sterilization Supplies Markets Independently
Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years
2000 through 2006 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 167

Table 64: Rest of Europe 11-Year Perspective for
Sterilization Systems and Equipment by Segment - Percentage
Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Steam/ Autoclave, Ethylene
Oxide, Gas Plasma, Gamma Radiation, E-Beam Radiation, Other
Methods, and Sterilization Supplies Markets for 2005, 2010 and
2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 168

17. ASIA-PACIFIC 169
A.Market Analysis 169
Outlook 169
India 169
Gamma Sterilization - Promising High Growth 169
B.Market Analytics 170
Table 65: Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current and Future
Analysis for Sterilization Systems and Equipment by Segment -
Steam/Autoclave, Ethylene Oxide, Gas Plasma, Gamma
Radiation, E-Beam Radiation, Other Methods, and
Sterilization Supplies Markets Independently Analyzed with
Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2007 through
2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 170

Table 66: Asia-Pacific Historic Review for Sterilization
Systems and Equipment by Segment - Steam/Autoclave, Ethylene
Oxide, Gas Plasma, Gamma Radiation, E-Beam Radiation, Other
Methods, and Sterilization Supplies Markets Independently
Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years
2000 through 2006 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 171

Table 67: Asia-Pacific 11-Year Perspective for Sterilization
Systems and Equipment by Segment - Percentage Breakdown of
Dollar Sales for Steam/Autoclave, Ethylene Oxide, Gas
Plasma, Gamma Radiation, E-Beam Radiation, Other Methods,
and Sterilization Supplies Markets for 2005, 2010, and 2015
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 172

18. MIDDLE EAST and AFRICA 173
A.Market Analysis 173
Outlook 173
A Review of Sterilization Market in Select Countries 173
B.Market Analytics 174
Table 68: Middle East and Africa Recent Past, Current and Future
Analysis for Sterilization Systems and Equipment by Segment -
Steam/Autoclave, Ethylene Oxide, Gas Plasma, Gamma
Radiation, E-Beam Radiation, Other Methods, and
Sterilization Supplies Markets Independently Analyzed with
Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2007 through
2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 174

Table 69: Middle East and Africa Historic Review for
Sterilization Systems and Equipment by Segment -
Steam/Autoclave, Ethylene Oxide, Gas Plasma, Gamma
Radiation, E-Beam Radiation, Other Methods, and
Sterilization Supplies Markets Independently Analyzed with
Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2000 through
2006 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 175

Table 70: Middle East and Africa 11-Year Perspective for
Sterilization Systems and Equipment by Segment - Percentage
Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Steam/ utoclave, Ethylene
Oxide, Gas Plasma, Gamma Radiation, E-Beam Radiation, Other
Methods, and Sterilization Supplies Markets for 2005, 2010 and
2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 176

19. LATIN AMERICA 177
A.Market Analysis 177
Outlook 177
Argentina 177
Dominican Republic 177
Peru 177
Mexico 177
B.Market Analytics 178
Table 71: Latin American Recent Past, Current and Future
Analysis for Sterilization Systems and Equipment by Region -
Brazil and Rest of Latin American Markets Independently
Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years
2007 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 178

Table 72: Latin American Recent Past, Current and Future
Analysis for Sterilization Systems and Equipment by Segment -
Steam/Autoclave, Ethylene Oxide, Gas Plasma, Gamma
Radiation, E-Beam Radiation, Other Methods, and
Sterilization Supplies Markets Independently Analyzed with
Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2007 through
2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 179

Table 73: Latin American Historic Review for Sterilization
Systems and Equipment by Region - Brazil and Rest of Latin
American Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales
Figures in US$ Million for Years 2000 through 2006 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) 180

Table 74: Latin American Historic Review for Sterilization
Systems and Equipment by Segment - Steam/Autoclave, Ethylene
Oxide, Gas Plasma, Gamma Radiation, E-Beam Radiation, Other
Methods, and Sterilization Supplies Markets Independently
Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years
2000 through 2006 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 181

Table 75: Latin American 11-Year Perspective for
Sterilization Systems and Equipment by Region - Percentage
Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Brazil and Rest of Latin America
for Years 2005, 2010 and 2015 182

Table 76: Latin American 11-Year Perspective for
Sterilization Systems and Equipment by Segment - Percentage
Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Steam/ Autoclave, Ethylene
Oxide, Gas Plasma, Gamma Radiation, E-Beam Radiation, Other
Methods, and Sterilization Supplies Markets for 2005, 2010 and
2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 182

19a. Brazil 183
A.Market Analysis 183
Outlook 183
Current Scenario 183
B.Market Analytics 184
Table 77: Brazilian Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
for Sterilization Systems and Equipment by Segment -
Steam/Autoclave, Ethylene Oxide, Gas Plasma, Gamma
Radiation, E-Beam Radiation, Other Methods, and
Sterilization Supplies Markets Independently Analyzed with
Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2007 through
2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 184

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