Healthcare Antimicrobial Plastics: Market Research Report

Date: September 22, 2011
Pages: 348
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Publisher: Global Industry Analysts, Inc
Report type: Strategic Report
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Healthcare Antimicrobial Plastics: Market Research Report
This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Healthcare Antimicrobial Plastics in Metric Tons.

The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and Rest of World.

Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2008 through 2017.

The report profiles 48 companies including BASF SE, Bayer MaterialScience AG, Doeflex-Vitalpol, DSM PTG, Momentive Performance Materials, Inc., and Ticona Engineering Polymers.

The report also profiles key Antimicrobial Plastic Additive manufacturers such as Addmaster (UK) Limited, Akcros Chemicals Ltd., Arch Chemicals, Inc., Arkema SA, BioCote Ltd., Biosafe, Inc., Clariant AG, Ferro Corporation, Microban International Ltd., PolyChem Alloy, Inc., Sciessent LLC, and Troy Corporation.

Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research.

Company profiles are mostly extracted from URL research and reported select online sources.
1. INTRODUCTION, METHODOLOGY & PRODUCT DEFINITIONS

Study Reliability and Reporting Limitations
Disclaimers
Data Interpretation & Reporting Level
Quantitative Techniques & Analytics
Product Definitions and Scope of Study

2.INDUSTRY OVERVIEW

Market Scenario
Current And Future Analysis
Regulator Structure for Antimicrobial Plastics

3.MAJOR ISSUES & TRENDS

Antimicrobial Plastics, New Tools for Controlling HAI
Specialized Thermoplastics Find Application in Medical Devices
Swine Flue Epidemic Fuels Global Demand for Antimicrobial Plastics
Enhanced Antimicrobial Polymers Being Developed for Medical Devices
Increasing Use of Antimicrobial Plastics in Healthcare and Consumer Sectors
Antimicrobial Plastics for Medical Devices – Need of the Hour
HAI Emerges as a Major Concern for Global Healthcare Industry
Prevalence of HAI in US Healthcare

Table 1. US Market for Hospital-Acquired Infection (HAIs): Percentage Share Breakdown by Major Types (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Prevalence of HAI in the Europe
Hospital Environments, A Major Source of Infection
Specialized Antimicrobial Silicones Aid in Preventing HAI
Use of Silver Antimicrobials in Silicone Rubbers
Disinfectant-Ready Casing, An Alternative to Antimicrobial Healthcare Plastics
Antimicrobial Plastics Medical Devices Aid in Preventing HAI
Medical Device Manufacturers Turn to Specialized Polymers
Growing Concerns about Antimicrobial Resistance to Biocides in Healthcare
Rising Demand for Eco-Friendly and Cost-Effective Antimicrobial Additives
Growing Applications and Markets for Antimicrobial Plastics
Antimicrobials to Account for Significant Share of Plastic Additives Market
Rising Demand for Antibacterials in Consumer Products and Packaging Industries
Organic Biocides Dominate Antimicrobial Plastics Industry
Inorganic Antimicrobials Find Increasing Applications in Polymers
Changing Trends in Demand and Production of Antimicrobial Plastics
Increasing Applications of Antimicrobial Plastics
Shift in Consumption Patterns of Regional Markets
Changing Trends in Antimicrobial Plastics Production
Antimicrobial Plastics Market Witnesses Steady Growth
Worldwide Antimicrobial Plastics Additives Industry to Surge through 2015
Rising Global Demand for Silver Biocide Additives for Plastics
Stringent Government Regulations on Antimicrobial Health Claims in US and Europe

4.PRODUCT OVERVIEW

Introduction to Antimicrobials
Classification of Antimicrobial Additives
Applications of Antimicrobials in Plastics
Biostabilizers
Antimicrobial Active Agents
Major Growth Sectors for Antimicrobial Plastics
Healthcare
Industrial and Construction Sectors
Consumer Products Sector
Applications of Biocides in Healthcare
Antimicrobial Plastics Prevent Hospital-Acquired Infection
Hospital-Acquired Infections: Major HAI-Causing Organisms, Type and Source of Infections
Polymeric Biocides in Medical devices
Problems associated with the use of biocides

5.PRODUCT & TECHNOLOGY INTRODUCTIONS

PolyMedix Introduces Novel Polycide Antimicrobial Materials
Sciessent Releases Nexera Medical SpectraShield™ Surgical Respirator Mask
Evonik Cyro Launches Cyrolite Protect for Medical Devices
Polaris Plastics to Launch PP+ Antibacterial Waste Bags
BioCote Develops Antimicrobial Application to Combat Swine Flu Virus
King Plastic Unveils King MicroShield® Antimicrobial Protection for Polymer Sheet
BeaconMed?s® Unveils 6th Generation Antimicrobial Gem 10 ® Terminal Unit
Agion and Victor Introduce Eco Intellignet® Fabric with Antimicrobial Protection
Bayer Unveils Makrofol® Antimicrobial Polycarbonate Film
A*STAR Develops Nanoimprint Technology for Antibacterial Surfaces
Ansell Rolls Out Novel Antimicrobial Surgical Glove in Australia
Janam Introduces XM60+AM and XM66AM Antimicrobial Handheld Computing Solutions
Agion® Launches MedMAP(SM) for Faster Commercialization of Antimicrobial Medical Devices
Biosafe Unveils BIOSAFE® Antimicrobial Technology for Plastic Packaging
Sanitized to Unveil MedX 200s Active Agent Series for Polymers
Phoenix Plastics Unveils Gaia™ AB 505 Antimicrobial Additive for Plastic Products
PolyOne Unveils WithStand™ Antimicrobial Technology for Thermoplastics
Queen’s University Scientists Develop Antibacterial Polymer for Urinary Catheters
BASF Future Business Introduces Hygentic® Antimicrobial Additives for Medical Devices
Sharp Electronics Introduces EL Series Calculators with Microban® Antimicrobial Protection
UMF Corp Launches Micrillon
Momentive Introduces StatSil Antimicrobial Silicone Elastomers
Dugdale Introduces Ducavin ABC Antimicrobials for PVC Products
M and H Plastics Introduces Antimicrobial Packaging with Complementary Labels
Elkay Introduces EZH2O Water Refilling Units with Agion® Antimicrobials
Bayer MaterialScience Introduces Makrofol® Lisa Antimicrobial Polycarbonate Film
BioCote Ltd Launches BioCote® Detection System for Indicating Antimicrobial Activity
Crosstex to Launch BIOSAFE-Treated Facemasks Outside US Markets
Americhem Unveils New Range of Antimicrobial Masterbatches
BASF Unveils Luran S BX 13042 Antimicrobial Plastic
Microban Introduces 3G Silver Technologies Series for Antimicrobials
AliMed Launches Silver Seal® Antimicrobial Protected Mouse and Keyboard
Agion and Genstar to Introduce Flowmeter and Section Regulator with In-built AM Safeguard
Agion® Develops Agion Firefly, an Antimicrobial Verification System
Seal Shield Introduces Silver Seal™ International Keyboards with Antimicrobial Protection
Doeflex-Vitapol Launches Doeflex-UltraFresh PVC in Collaboration with Thomson Research
Trident Microsystems Introduces JAOtech Smart Terminals with Antibacterial Plastic
Kleerdex Announces Launch of KYDEX® Thermoplastic Sheets with Microban® Antimicrobials
Socket Communications Launches SoMo 650, Antibacterial- Protected Portable PC
Seal Shield Launches Silver Seal™ Antimicrobial Mouse
Bayer Material Science Introduces Makrolon® Antibacterial Polycarbonate Resin
DSM Polymer Technology Unveils Novel Antimicrobial Polyurethane Polymer
Ticona’s Introduces Anti-Crobe Antimicrobial POM Polymers

6.RECENT INDUSTRY ACTIVITY

Sciessent Announces Acquisition of Agion Technologies
BASF Future Business Forms Alliance with Medi-Solve Coatings
MRC and Ondine Biomedical Fund UCLB for Developing Antimicrobial Catheters
BASF Takes Over Ciba
Biosafe and Union Springs Sign Commercialization Agreement for BIOSAFE® HM4100
Agion Enters into Partnership with Thermoplastic Biologic for Antimicrobial Seals
RTP Company Inks Agreement with Biosafe for Silane-based Biocides
THOR Receives ESFA Approval for Biocide Use in Food Contact Products
NanoHorizons Applies for FDA Approval for SmartSilver® Antimicrobial Additivess
AdvanSource Receives Patent For Antimicrobial Polyurethenes
Biosafe Receives Patent Approval from US Patent Office for Antimicrobial Polymer
Unitech Receives Antimicrobial Certification for MCA and MS337H Healthcare Devices
NSF Approves US$150,000 Grant for PolyMedix for Developing Antimicrobial Sutures
Dow Chemical Company Acquires Specialty Manufacturer Rohm and Haas
Cantel Medical Corporation Acquires Stake in Biosafe
Arkema and Chemeq Enters into Antimicrobial Polymer Manufacturing Agreement
REHAU’s New Heat Exchange System to Feature Agion’s Antimicrobials
Medegen’s MaxGuard™ Needle-less Connector to Feature Agion®’s Antimicrobial Technology
Addmaster Biomaster TD100 Obtains Regulatory Approval
Royal DSM NV Acquires Polymer Technology Group
MEDport’s Microbe Free Hydrator Cup to be Incorporated with Agion’s Antimicrobials
Agion’s Antimicrobial Solutions for Vollrath’s Serving Utensils
Agion Technologies Extends Partnership with Samsill Corporation
Antimicrobial Additives Manufacturer Agion Awarded Cradle to Cradle Certification

7.FOCUS ON SELECT GLOBAL PLAYERS

Key Antimicrobial Plastics Manufacturers
BASF SE (Germany)
Bayer MaterialScience AG (Germany)
Doeflex-Vitalpol (UK)
DSM PTG (US)
Momentive Performance Materials, Inc. (US)
Ticona Engineering Polymers (US)
Key Antimicrobial Plastic Additives Manufacturers
Addmaster (UK) Limited (UK)
Akcros Chemicals Ltd (UK)
Arch Chemicals, Inc. (US)
Arkema SA (France)
BioCote Ltd (UK)
Biosafe, Inc. (US)
Clariant AG (Switzerland)
Ferro Corporation (US)
Microban International Ltd. (US)
PolyChem Alloy, Inc. (US)
Sciessent LLC (US)
Troy Corporation (US)

8.GLOBAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE

Table 2. World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Healthcare Antimicrobial Plastics by Geographic Region – US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand in Metric Tons for Years 2008 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 3. World 10-Year Perspective for Healthcare Antimicrobial Plastics by Geographic Region – percentages Breakdown of Volume Demand for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets for Years 2008, 2011 and 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

9.THE UNITED STATES

A. MARKET ANALYSIS

Outlook
Major Market Trends
Steady Rise in Demand for Antimicrobial Plastics and Coatings
HAI Woes Prompt Innovations Among Physicians
StethGuard Antimicrobial Cover for Stethoscopes
Antimicrobial iPhone and iPad Covers
Product Introductions
Recent Industrial Activity
Key Players

B. MARKET ANALYTICS

Table 4. US Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Healthcare Antimicrobial Plastics Market Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand in Metric Tons for Years 2008 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

10.CANADA

A. MARKET ANALYSIS

Outlook
Recent Industry Activity

B. MARKET ANALYTICS

Table 5. Canadian Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Healthcare Antimicrobial Plastics Market Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand in Metric Tons for Years 2008 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

11.JAPAN

A. MARKET ANALYSIS

Outlook

B. MARKET ANALYTICS

Table 6. Japanese Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Healthcare Antimicrobial Plastics Market Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand in Metric Tons for Years 2008 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

12.EUROPE

A. MARKET ANALYSIS

Outlook
Major Trends in Antimicrobial Plastics Industry
Antimicrobials – A High Cost, Low Volume Market
Nanotechnology-Based Antimicrobial Plastics Not Finding Regulatory Approval

B. MARKET ANALYTICS

Table 7. European Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Healthcare Antimicrobial Plastics by Geographic Region – France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain and Rest of Europe Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand in Metric Tons for Years 2008 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 8. European 10-Year Perspective for Healthcare Antimicrobial Plastics by Geographic Region – Percentage Breakdown of Annual Demand for France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain and Rest of Europe Markets for Years 2008, 2011 & 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

12A.FRANCE

A. MARKET ANALYSIS

Outlook
HAI Prevalence in France

Table 9. Hospital-Acquired Infection (HAI) Prevalence in France: Percentage Breakdown by Major Types (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Recent Industry Activity
Key Player

B. MARKET ANALYTICS

Table 10. French Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Healthcare Antimicrobial Plastics Market Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand in Metric Tons for Years 2008 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

12B.GERMANY

A. MARKET ANALYSIS

Outlook
Product Introductions
Recent Industry Activity
Key Players

B. MARKET ANALYTICS

Table 11. German Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Healthcare Antimicrobial Plastics Market Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand in Metric Tons for Years 2008 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

12C.ITALY

A. MARKET ANALYSIS

Outlook

B. MARKET ANALYTICS

Table 12. Italian Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Healthcare Antimicrobial Plastics Market Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand in Metric Tons for Years 2008 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

12D.THE UNITED KINGDOM

A. MARKET ANALYSIS

Outlook
Product Introductions
Key Players

B. MARKET ANALYTICS

Table 13. UK Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Healthcare Antimicrobial Plastics Market Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand in Metric Tons for Years 2008 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

12E.SPAIN

A. MARKET ANALYSIS

Outlook

B. MARKET ANALYTICS

Table 14. Spanish Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Healthcare Antimicrobial Plastics Market Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand in Metric Tons for Years 2008 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

12F.REST OF EUROPE

A. MARKET ANALYSIS

Outlook
Product Introductions
Key Player

B. MARKET ANALYTICS

Table 15. Rest of Europe Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Healthcare Antimicrobial Plastics Market Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand in Metric Tons for Years 2008 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

13.ASIA–PACIFIC

A. MARKET ANALYSIS

Outlook
Major Market Trends
Combination Products, A Promising Trend in Medical Devices
Product Introductions
Recent Industry Activity
Key Antimicrobial Plastics Manufacturer

B. MARKET ANALYTICS

Table 16. Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Healthcare Antimicrobial Plastics Market Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand in Metric Tons for Years 2008 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

14.LATIN AMERICA

A. MARKET ANALYSIS

Outlook

B. MARKET ANALYTICS

Table 17. Latin American Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Healthcare Antimicrobial Plastics Market Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand in Metric Tons for Years 2008 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

15.REST OF WORLD

A. MARKET ANALYSIS

Outlook

B. MARKET ANALYTICS

Table 18. Rest of World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Healthcare Antimicrobial Plastics Market Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand in Metric Tons for Years 2008 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Competitive Landscape
Total Companies Profiled: 48 (including Divisions/Subsidiaries - 52)
Region/CountryPlayers
The United States
Canada
Europe
France
Germany
The United Kingdom
Rest of Europe
Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan)
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