Global Coatings for Medical Devices Strategic Business Report 2017: Sustained Demand for Medical Devices Augurs Well for Market Growth

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 2016 through 2024. Also, a five-year historic analysis is provided for these markets. Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research.

The report profiles 61 companies including many key and niche players such as:

  • AdvanSource Biomaterials Corp. (US)
  • AeonClad Coatings, LLC (US)
  • Allvivo Vascular, Inc. (US)
  • Armoloy of Connecticut, Inc. (US)
  • AST Products, Inc. (US)
  • Biocoat, Inc. (US)
  • Biophan Technologies, Inc. (US)
  • Carmeda AB (Sweden)
  • Covalon Technologies Ltd. (Canada)
  • Hemoteq AG (Germany)
  • Hydromer, Inc. (US)
  • N2 Biomedical (US)
  • Nanocopoeia, Inc. (US)
  • Royal DSM (The Netherlands)
  • Specialty Coating Systems, Inc. (US)
  • SurModics, Inc. (US)

Key Topics Covered:

Coatings – Indispensable in Medical Devices
Current and Future Analysis
US Leads Medical Devices Market, Dominates Medical Device Coatings Sales
Developing Economies Turbo Charge Market Growth
Market for Bioactive Coating Devices- An Insight
Healthcare Economics and its Impact on Medical Device Spending
Impact of Stringent Regulations
Active Coatings – Improving Hemocompatibility of Devices
Major Applications of Hemocompatible Coatings
Select Hemocompatible Devices/Coating Technologies

Sustained Demand for Medical Devices Augurs Well for Market Growth
Increasing Adoption of Medical Implants Fuels Demand
Therapeutic Coatings for Implants
Drug-Eluting Stents: A Key Application Area
Biodegradable DES Coatings
Aging Population: An Indirect Growth Driver
Focus on Reducing Hospital Stays Lends Traction
Rising Incidence of Hospital Acquired Infections Boost Demand
Growing Awareness of Minimally Invasive Surgeries Spurs Adoption
Awareness Programs: Key to Success
Collaboration between Medical Device Producers and Coating Providers – A Critical Factor
Anti-Microbial Coatings Gain Preference Over Antibiotics
Bacterial Growth & Contamination: An Ever Present Issue
Innovation – Key to Market Growth
Rising Demand for Anti-Microbial Coated Catheters
Coated Urinary (Bladder) Catheters
Consumer Ignorance Acts as an Impasse for Faster Uptake
The Criticality of Choice of Anti-Microbial Ingredients
Silver-based Microbial Coatings Witness Strong Usage
Novel Coatings on the Anvil Set to Transform the Area of Orthopedic Implant Coatings
Growing Usage of Hydrophilic Surface Coatings Spurs Demand
Graphene Coatings – A High Potential Product
PTFE Regains Lost Glory as A Preferred Coating for Medical Devices
Parylene Coatings in Medical Devices – The Present State and Future Prospects
Nanocoatings Poised to Make Rapid Gains
Nanotechnology Potential in Coatings: Yet to be Fully Explored
Nanotechnology Coatings in Medical Devices – Present and Emerging Applications
Select Approved Medical Devices Using Nanotechnology Coatings in Cardiology
Select Approved Medical Devices with Nanocoatings in Dentistry, Orthopedics and Wound Dressing
Select Clinical Stage Medical Devices Using Nanotechnology Coatings
Multi-Functional Coatings: A One-for-All Approach against Device-Induced Infection
Aqueous-based Coatings Win Over Solvent-Based Coatings
Smart Coatings Still in Nascent Stages
Titanium Coatings in Structural Implants: Improving Strength & Reducing Friction
Impact of Ceramic Materials on Medical Device Coatings Market
Patents on Coatings Enhance Value of Medical Devices
Innovations: Inspiring Development of Novel Coatings
Researchers Develop Light-Activated Antimicrobial Material to Control Hospital Acquired Infections
Anti-fouling Coating for Endoscopes Promises Clear View for Operating Surgeons
Naturally Occurring Biomaterials as Coating for Preventing Bacterial Growth
New Fungi-Killing Coating for Rubber Surfaces Shows Promise
New Slippery Antimicrobial Coating Prevents Bacterial Biofilm Formation
TLP – A New Surface Coating from Harvard for Repelling Bacteria and Preventing Clots
microRESIST Antimicrobial Parylene from SCS Expands Utility of Parylene
Multi-Layer Surface Coat Promises Protection against Multiple Infection Causing Agents
Clot-busting As A Means to Combat HAIs – New Research Finding
New Coating Helps Host Cells Win the ‘Race-for-Surface’ Battle against Bacteria
Quick-Med Technologies Secures NSF Grant for Developing Antimicrobial Coatings
Novel Nanocomposite Coatings
Coated Devices to Aid in Preventing Device Rejection by Immune System

Coating for Medical Devices – Expanding Beyond Boundaries
Coatings for Medical Devices – Types
Antimicrobial Coatings
Drug-Eluting Coatings
Hydrophilic Coatings
Anti-Fouling/Non-Stick Coatings
Hydrophobic Coatings
Coating and Surface Treatment Technologies
Surface Adsorption
Drug Sequestering
Ion Beam Assisted Deposition
Ion Implantation
Physical Vapor Deposition
Plasma Surface Modification
Plasma Surface Modification Technology Applications by Medical Specialty
Ultraviolet Curing
Issues Associated with Coating Technologies
Medical Device Coating Materials
Aluminum Fluoride
Diamond Coatings
Parylene Coating
Parylene HT
Parylene HT Applications
Silver Coating Technique
Titanium Dioxide

Covalon Technologies Unveils Centaur Low Particulate Lubricious Coating
Specialty Coating Systems to Launch PrecisionCoat BT
Trelleborg Displays Range of Coated Fabrics for Medical Applications
Hydromer Launches New Ultra-Hydrophilic Coatings for Medical Devices
Encapson to Launch Sono-Coat for Ultrasound-guided Needles and Catheters
Biotectix Introduces Amplicoat Electro-conductive Polymer Coating

AdvanSource Biomaterials Inks alliance with Medibrane
CVD Equipment to Expand Corrosion Resistant Coating Services
Encapson Raises Series B Financing to Support Sono- Coat Introduction
CVD Equipment Purchases Assets of Tantaline
Hydromer Inks Two Separate Medical Coating Services Agreements
DSM Biomedical Recalls Roadrunner UniGlide Hydrophilic Wire Guides
Whitford Obtains ISO 13485 Certification for Medical Coatings Facility
DSM Biomedical and Vention Medical Team Up for Coating Services
KISCO Acquires Specialty Coating Systems
Precision Coating Takes Over Boyd Coatings Research
Orchid Inks Deal to Acquire Chinese Assets of Cam Bioceramics
AdvanSource Biomaterials Inks Multi-Year Supply Deal with a Leading Imaging Technology Provider
Orchid Takes Over Alhenia
Freudenberg Medical Acquires Hemoteq
Tyber Medical Secures License for BioTy Coating
Whitford Establishes New Medical Coatings Group
Boyd Coatings Announces Capability to Coat PTFE on Nitinol Medical Devices



Total Companies Profiled: 61 (including Divisions/Subsidiaries – 64)

  • The United States (44)
  • Canada (3)
  • Japan (1)
  • Europe (15)
    • Germany (3)
    • The United Kingdom (5)
    • Rest of Europe (7)
  • Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan) (1)

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About the Author: Bob Cooper

Bob Cooper is Canadian Business Tribune''s senior editor. He is also a nationally syndicated newspaper columnist and a bestselling author. He lives in London Ontario and covers the intersection of money, politics and finance. He appears periodically on national television shows and has been published in (among others) The National Post, Politico, The Atlantic, Harper’s,, Vice and He also has served as a journalist and consultant on documentaries for CBC and Global News . In 2014, he was the winner of the Society of American Business Editors and Writers' investigative journalism award, and the winner of the Izzy Award for Journalism from Ithaca College's Park Center for Independent Media. He was also a finalist for UCLA's Gerald R. Loeb Award and Syracuse University's Mirror Award. Before becoming a journalist in 2006, Sirota worked in Washington for, among others, U.S. Rep. Bernie Sanders, the U.S. House Appropriations Committee Minority Staff and the Center for American Progress.