September 06, 2011 11:08 ET

Medical Ceramics Market to Reach $13 Billion by 2017

ROCKVILLE, MD--(Marketwire - Sep 6, 2011) - has announced the addition of the new report "Medical Ceramics - A Global Market Overview," to their collection of Electronics market reports. For more information, visit:

Ceramic technology developments have contributed heavily to the development of implantable electronic devices. Biocompatibility and resistance to wear have made ceramic materials ideal for a range of medical implant applications, from artificial joints to implantable electronic sensors, stimulators and drug delivery devices. Alumina and zirconia, among other ceramics, have been successful in holding up to the harsh environment of the human body.

Market for medical ceramics material types analyzed in this study includes Aluminum Oxide, Zirconia, Zirconia Alumina and others. The report also includes the market analysis for end-use application areas medical ceramics -- dental, orthopedic, implantable electronic devices, surgical and diagnostic instruments, and others. The global medical ceramics market for 2011 is estimated at $10.4 billion and is projected to increase at a CAGR of 3.5% (2007-2017) to reach $13.1 billion by 2017.

The report reviews, analyzes and projects the medical ceramics market for global and the regional markets including the United States, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific and the Rest of the World. Three country markets are also analyzed in Europe - France, Germany and the United Kingdom.

The report also provides the listing of the companies engaged in research and development, raw material & equipment manufacturing, processing, supplies and distribution of Advanced Ceramics. The global list covers the addresses, contact numbers and the website addresses of 531 companies.

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