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World Medical Device Packaging Market

LONDON, March 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report:

World Medical Device Packaging Market

World demand to rise 5.9% annually through 2017

World medical device packaging product demand will increase 5.9 percent yearly to $25.7 billion in 2017. Reflecting the operation of advanced and diverse medical product industries, Western Europe, the US and Japan will divide almost 60 percent of the total amount.

However, these markets will expand measurably slower than the global average as health care cost containment pressures and intensifying multiple supplier competition increase the pricing sensitivity of medical device producers to packaging costs. The fastest growth in medical device packaging demand will occur in India, Mexico, China, and various Africa/Mideast countries where the expansion, diversification, and stricter regulation of medical product industries are raising the quality requirements of containers and related accessories.

US to remain largest market

Among individual countries, the US will remain the largest market for medical device packaging products as its advanced medical product industries introduce new sophisticated items with specialized packaging needs. Gains in West European and Japanese demand will evolve mostly from upgraded government standards requiring the greater barrier and security protection of medical supplies and devices. In the developing world, China will provide the largest and most diverse sales opportunities for medical device packaging due to burgeoning domestic and export markets for nationally produced medical products.

Pouches & trays to continue as sales leaders

Containers will make up about 80 percent of medical device packaging demand through 2017 and beyond. Based on adaptability to cost effective infection prevention and security enhanced formats, pouches and trays will continue to lead sales. Growth in pouch demand will reflect improved strength, puncture resistance, and barrier properties, which will lead to expanding applications in the packaging of small- to medium-sized supplies and devices. Multiple compartment trays will build sales as they virtually eliminate the risk of staff errors and infection spreading during the collection and organization of products required for various patient procedures.

Clamshell packs will also fare well in the global marketplace as they match or exceed all the advantages of multiple compartment trays while offering greater protection against product damage during transport and storage.

Blister packs, vials to grow fastest among other types

Among other medical device containers, blister packs and glass vials will account for the fastest expanding demand: the former from applications in the packaging of contact lenses; the latter from applications in the packaging of diagnostic reagents and related substances. By contrast, bags -- which are used primarily for the packaging of large and odd-sized products -- will decelerate based on the downsizing and miniaturization of many medical supplies and devices. Demand for boxes will also slow as cost considerations erode some secondary packaging.

The fastest gains among medical device packaging accessories will be seen in high visibility labels and tamper-evident and other security accessories. Demand for these products will benefit from more strict government regulations and industry standards covering the safety, security, and functional features of medical device containers.

Study coverage

This upcoming Freedonia industry study, World Medical Device Packaging, is priced at $6100. It presents historical (2002, 2007, 2012) demand data plus forecasts for 2017 and 2022 by product, application, world region, and 13 major countries. The study also assesses market environment factors, evaluates company market share, and profiles 26 industry players worldwide.

TABLE OF CONTENTS

INTRODUCTION xi

I. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY 1

II. MARKET ENVIRONMENT 4

General 4
World Macroeconomic Environment 5
Recent Economic Trends 6
World Economic Outlook 8
World Demographic Trends 11
Total Population 12
Population 65 Years & Older 13
World Health Care Trends 15
Health Expenditures 16
World Medical Providers 20
Patient Activity 26
World Medical Device Markets 33
Production Trends 34
Regulation 38
Packaging Industry Trends 40

III. OVERVIEW 42

General 42
Demand by Region 43
Demand by Product Segment 46
Medical Device Containers 47
Demand by Region 48
Demand by Product Group 49
Pouches 51
Demand by Region 52
Demand by Type 53
Trays 56
Demand by Region 57
Demand by Type 58
Clamshell Packs 61
Demand by Region 62
Demand by Type 63
Bags 65
Demand by Region 66
Demand by Type 67
Boxes 70
Demand by Region 71
Demand by Type 72
Other Containers 74
Demand by Region 75
Demand by Type 76
Packaging Accessories 78
Demand by Region 79
Demand by Type 80
Labels 81
Demand by Region 81
Demand by Type 82
Lidding 84
Demand by Region 84
Demand by Type 85
Other Accessories 86
Demand by Region 87
Demand by Type 88
Raw Materials 90
Consumption by Region 90
Consumption by Material 91
Plastic Resins 92
Foils 99
Paper & Paperboard 100
Glass 100

IV. NORTH AMERICA 101

Market Environment 101
Medical Device Packaging Demand 104
United States 106
Canada 112
Mexico 118

V. WESTERN EUROPE 125

Market Environment 125
Medical Device Packaging Demand 129
France 130
Germany 136
Italy 143
Spain 148
United Kingdom 155
Other Western Europe 162

VI. ASIA/PACIFIC 170

Market Environment 170
Medical Device Packaging Demand 174
China 176
India 185
Japan 192
South Korea 198
Other Asia/Pacific 204

VII. OTHER REGIONS 212

Central & South America 212
Market Environment 212
Medical Device Packaging Demand 216
Brazil 217
Other Central & South America 224
Eastern Europe 231
Market Environment 231
Medical Device Packaging Demand 235
Russia 236
Other Eastern Europe 242
Africa/Mideast 249
Market Environment 249
Medical Device Packaging Demand by Type 253
Medical Device Packaging Demand by Country 254

VIII. INDUSTRY STRUCTURE 256

General 256
Market Share 258
Competitive Strategies 263
Mergers & Acquisitions 265
Licensing & Related Agreements 268
Marketing & Distribution 269
Manufacturing 272
Company Profiles 273
Alliantz Flexible Packaging, see Rollprint Packaging
Products
Amcor Limited 274
Aphena Pharma Solutions Incorporated 277
Barger Packaging, see Placon
Beacon Converters Incorporated 278
Bemis Company Incorporated 279
Berry Plastics Corporation 281
Chesapeake Limited 283
Clondalkin Group Holdings BV 285
Constantia Flexibles Group GmbH 287
DuPont (EI) de Nemours 290
HTI Plastics, see Plastic Companies Enterprises
J-Film, see Mitsubishi Chemical
Klöckner Pentaplast Group 293
MeadWestvaco Corporation 295
Mitsubishi Chemical Holdings Corporation 297
Oliver Products Company 299
Parikh Packaging, see Constantia Flexibles
Perfecseal, see Bemis
Placon Corporation 301
Plastic Ingenuity Incorporated 302
Printpack Incorporated 303
Rollprint Packaging Products Incorporated 305
Sealed Air Corporation 307
Sigma Medical Supplies Corporation 309
SteriPack Group 310
Technipaq Incorporated 312
Tekni-Plex Incorporated 313
3M Company 314
Toppan Printing Company Limited 316
Wihuri Oy 317
Winpak, see Wihuri
Wipak Group, see Wihuri

LIST OF TABLES

SECTION I -- EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

Summary Table 3

SECTION II -- MARKET ENVIRONMENT

1 World Macroeconomic Indicators 5
2 World Gross Domestic Product by Region 11
3 World Population by Region 13
4 World Population 65 Years & Older by Region 15
5 World Health Care Indicators 16
6 World Health Expenditures by Region 19
7 World Hospital Beds by Region 21
8 World Physicians by Region 23
9 World Dentists by Region 24
10 World Outpatient Facilities by Region 26
11 World Hospital Admissions by Region 28
12 World Surgical Procedures by Region 30
13 World Outpatient Episodes by Region 31
14 World Dental Visits by Region 33
15 World Medical Device Shipments by Type 34
16 World Medical Device Shipments by Region 35

SECTION III -- OVERVIEW

1 World Medical Device Packaging Demand by Region 45
2 World Medical Device Packaging Demand by Product Segment 47
3 World Medical Device Container Demand by Region 48
4 World Medical Device Container Demand by Product Group 50
5 World Medical Device Pouch Demand by Region 52
6 World Medical Device Pouch Demand by Type 56
7 World Medical Device Tray Demand by Region 58
8 World Medical Device Tray Demand by Type 61
9 World Medical Device Clamshell Pack Demand by Region 63
10 World Medical Device Clamshell Pack Demand by Type 65
11 World Medical Device Bag Demand by Region 66
12 World Medical Device Bag Demand by Type 70
13 World Medical Device Box Demand by Region 72
14 World Medical Device Box Demand by Type 74
15 World Other Medical Device Container Demand by Region 76
16 World Other Medical Device Container Demand by Type 78
17 World Medical Device Packaging Accessories Demand
by Region 79
18 World Medical Device Packaging Accessories Demand
by Product Group 80
19 World Medical Device Label Demand by Region 82
20 World Medical Device Label Demand by Type 83
21 World Medical Device Lidding Demand by Region 85
22 World Medical Device Lidding Demand by Type 86
23 World Other Medical Device Packaging Accessories Demand
by Region 87
24 World Other Medical Device Packaging Accessories Demand
by Type 89
25 World Medical Device Packaging Raw Material Demand
by Region 91
26 World Medical Device Packaging Raw Material Demand
by Type 92
27 World Medical Device Packaging Plastic Resin Demand
by Type 93

SECTION IV -- NORTH AMERICA

1 North America: Medical Device Packaging Indicators 103
2 North America: Medical Device Packaging Demand by Type 105
3 United States: Medical Device Packaging Indicators 109
4 United States: Medical Device Packaging Demand by Type 112
5 Canada: Medical Device Packaging Indicators 115
6 Canada: Medical Device Packaging Demand by Type 117
7 Mexico: Medical Device Packaging Indicators 122
8 Mexico: Medical Device Packaging Demand by Type 124

SECTION V -- WESTERN EUROPE

1 Western Europe: Medical Device Packaging Indicators 128
2 Western Europe: Medical Device Packaging Demand by Type 130
3 France: Medical Device Packaging Indicators 134
4 France: Medical Device Packaging Demand by Type 136
5 Germany: Medical Device Packaging Indicators 140
6 Germany: Medical Device Packaging Demand by Type 142
7 Italy: Medical Device Packaging Indicators 146
8 Italy: Medical Device Packaging Demand by Type 148
9 Spain: Medical Device Packaging Indicators 152
10 Spain: Medical Device Packaging Demand by Type 154
11 United Kingdom: Medical Device Packaging Indicators 159
12 United Kingdom: Medical Device Packaging Demand by Type 161
13 Other Western Europe: Medical Device Packaging Indicators 165
14 Other Western Europe: Medical Device Packaging Demand
by Type 167
15 Other Western Europe: Medical Device Packaging Demand
by Country 169

SECTION VI -- ASIA/PACIFIC

1 Asia/Pacific: Medical Device Packaging Indicators 173
2 Asia/Pacific: Medical Device Packaging Demand by Type 176
3 China: Medical Device Packaging Indicators 182
4 China: Medical Device Packaging Demand by Type 184
5 India: Medical Device Packaging Indicators 189
6 India: Medical Device Packaging Demand by Type 191
7 Japan: Medical Device Packaging Indicators 196
8 Japan: Medical Device Packaging Demand by Type 198
9 South Korea: Medical Device Packaging Indicators 202
10 South Korea: Medical Device Packaging Demand by Type 204
11 Other Asia/Pacific: Medical Device Packaging Indicators 208
12 Other Asia/Pacific: Medical Device Packaging Demand
by Type 210
13 Other Asia/Pacific: Medical Device Packaging Demand
by Country 211

SECTION VII -- OTHER REGIONS

1 Central & South America: Medical Device Packaging
Indicators 215
2 Central & South America: Medical Device Packaging
Demand by Type 217
3 Brazil: Medical Device Packaging Indicators 222
4 Brazil: Medical Device Packaging Demand by Type 224
5 Other Central & South America: Medical Device Packaging
Indicators 228
6 Other Central & South America: Medical Device Packaging
Demand by Type 230
7 Other Central & South America: Medical Device Packaging
Demand by Country 231
8 Eastern Europe: Medical Device Packaging Indicators 234
9 Eastern Europe: Medical Device Packaging Demand by Type 236
10 Russia: Medical Device Packaging Indicators 240
11 Russia: Medical Device Packaging Demand by Type 242
12 Other Eastern Europe: Medical Device Packaging Indicators 245
13 Other Eastern Europe: Medical Device Packaging Demand
by Type 247
14 Other Eastern Europe: Medical Devices Packaging Demand
by Country 249
15 Africa/Mideast: Medical Device Packaging Indicators 252
16 Africa/Mideast: Medical Device Packaging Demand by Type 254
17 Africa/Mideast: Medical Device Packaging Demand
by Country 255

SECTION VIII -- INDUSTRY STRUCTURE

1 World Medical Device Packaging Revenues by Company,
2012 257
2 Selected Acquisitions & Divestitures 267
3 Selected Cooperative Agreements 269

LIST OF CHARTS

SECTION III -- OVERVIEW

1 World Medical Device Packaging Demand by Region, 2012 46
2 Medical Device Container Demand by Product Group, 2012 51
3 World Medical Device Packaging Accessories Demand
by Product Group, 2012 81

SECTION VIII -- INDUSTRY STRUCTURE

1 World Medical Device Packaging Merchant Market Share
by Company, 2012 259

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