Plastics in Medical - Market Report

By Plastics News

Released: September 5, 2010 6:00 am ET

Price: $200
pages: 26
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This report compiles 25 trend stories, features, news briefs and columns published by Plastics News that look at key developments and plastics trends in the fast-growing medical market in North America, China and beyond. Most of the coverage comes from 2010 trade shows and conferences, including the Plastics News Global Group's own "Plastics in Medical Devices 2010" conference, as well as two "Medical Design & Manufacturing" shows, and the "China Medical Equipment Fair," as well as other news. The content also offers business advice to plastics processors looking to enter the demanding medical products market.

CONTENTS/ARTICLES
*Medical means big opportunities
*Medical-device makers bullish on 2010
*Rigors of the market make entry risky
*Device makers mull health-care reform impact
*Knowing regulations key to serving market
*Supplier relations vital for medical molders
*Demographic changes offer opportunities
*Cost-cutting trends impact medical molders
*Processors face barriers to medical-device market
*Sustainability an issue with medical-product design
*Investments indicate healthy business
*Western firms see opportunities in China
*China’s TK ready to take on global medical market
*U.S. medical molders expect growth in China
*Medical material suppliers stress safety, sustainability
*Companies offer advice on medical-product design
*Find a different hobby: Medical serious business
*Company news (PolyOne, Caroba Plastics, Fruedenberg/VistaMed, CareFusion/Medegen, West Pharmaceutical, Eastman/DD Studio
*Viewpoint - Rx: Medical sector a remedy for some (by PN Editor Robert Grace)
*Perspective - Medical design, consumer-style (by John Nottingham of Nottingham-Spirk)
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