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Global Ultra-High Molecular Weight Polyethylene Market 2017-2021: Increasing Demand From the Medical Implant Industry - Research and Markets

Global Ultra-High Molecular Weight Polyethylene Market 2017-2021: Increasing Demand From the Medical Implant Industry - Research and Markets

10/06/2017

Global Ultra-High Molecular Weight Polyethylene Market 2017-2021: Increasing Demand From the Medical Implant Industry - Research and Markets

The "Global Ultra-High Molecular Weight Polyethylene Market 2017-2021" report has been added to Research and Markets' offering.

The global ultra-high molecular weight polyethylene market is forecast to grow at a CAGR of 9.49% during the period 2017-2021.

The report, Global Ultra-High Molecular Weight Polyethylene Market 2017-2021, has been prepared based on an in-depth market analysis with inputs from industry experts. The report covers the market landscape and its growth prospects over the coming years. The report also includes a discussion of the Key vendors operating in this market.

One trend in the market is emphasis on sustainable production methods. Nowadays, the focus of the consumers is on sustainability. Favorable government regulations are facilitating green procurement policies, which has put pressure on manufacturers to use sustainable production methods.

According to the report, one driver in the market is increasing demand from the medical implant industry. UHMWPE-based implants have gained popularity in applications such as orthopedic and cardiovascular implants. Orthopedic implants include knee replacement, shoulder implants, ankle implants, spinal implants, hip replacements, and bone substitutes. Implants made from UHMWPE exhibit high life span, improved strength, and better tensile strength, which prevents crack or break. UHMWPE-based fibers are used in cardiovascular devices; they are gradually replacing polyethylene terephthalate fibers owing to properties such as small size and enhanced flexibility.

Key vendors

  • Asahi Kasei
  • Celanese Corporation
  • Honeywell International
  • LyondellBasell Industries
  • Mitsui Chemicals
  • Royal DSM

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