Table of Contents


1 Introduction 9
1.1 Definition 9
1.2 SCOPE OF STUDY 9
1.3 RESEARCH OBJECTIVE 10
1.4 ASSUMPTIONS & LIMITATIONS 10
1.4.1 ASSUMPTIONS 10
1.4.2 LIMITATIONS 10
1.5 MARKET STRUCTURE 11

2 Research Methodology 12
2.1 RESEARCH PROCESS 12
2.2 Primary Research 13
2.3 Secondary Research 13

3 Market Dynamics 14
3.1 Drivers 14
3.1.1 Growing prevalence of chronic diseases 14
3.1.2 Need for high-efficiency products 14
3.1.3 Alternative Refrigeration Cycles: Better option over conventional cascade 15
3.1.4 Demand for Environment-friendly Refrigerators 15
3.1.5 Increasing biomedical R&D spending in Asian countries 15
3.2 Restraints 16
3.2.1 High cost and maintenance 16
3.2.2 Ethical issue related to embryos freezing 16
3.3 Opportunities 17
3.3.1 Energy efficient designs 17
3.4 Challenges 17

4 Market Factor Analysis 18
4.1 Value Chain Analysis 18
4.1.1 Research & Product development 18
4.1.2 Component Manufacturing 18
4.1.3 Assembly 19
4.1.4 Distribution 19
4.1.5 Marketing & Sales 19
4.1.6 Post-Sales Services 19
4.2 Porter’s five forces model 20
4.2.1 Bargaining power of suppliers 21
4.2.2 BARGAINING POWER OF BUYERS 21
4.2.3 THREAT OF NEW ENTRANTS 21
4.2.4 Threat of Substitutes 21
4.2.5 Intensity of Rivalry 21

5 Global Ultra-Low Temperature Freezer Market, By Type 22
5.1 Introduction 23
5.2 Upright Ultra-Low Temperature Freezer 24
5.3 Chest Ultra-Low Temperature Freezer 25

6 Global Ultra-Low Temperature Freezer Market, By End User 26
6.1 Introduction 27
6.2 Bio-Banks 28
6.3 Hospitals & Clinics 29
6.4 Academics & Research Institutes 30

7 Global Ultra-Low Temperature Freezer Market, By Region 31
7.1 Introduction 32
7.2 North America 34
7.2.1 Introduction 34
7.3 Europe 40
7.3.1 Introduction 40
7.4 Asia-Pacific 49
7.4.1 Introduction 49
7.5 Middle East & Africa 57
7.5.1 Introduction 57

8 Competitive Landscape 61
8.1 Introduction 61
8.1.1 ACQUISITIONS 61
8.1.2 COLLABORATIONS 63
8.1.3 NEW PRODUCT LAUNCHES 63
8.1.4 OTHER (EXPANSION, UPDATES, PARTNERSHIP) 64

9 Company Profiles 65
9.1 Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. 65
9.1.1 Company Overview 65
9.1.2 PRODUCT/BUSINESS SEGMENT OVERVIEW 65
9.1.3 Financials 66
9.1.4 Key Developments 67
9.2 Haier 69
9.2.1 Company Overview 69
9.2.2 PRODUCT/BUSINESS SEGMENT OVERVIEW 69
9.2.3 Financials 69
9.2.4 Key Developments 70
9.3 Eppendorf AG. 71
9.3.1 Company Overview 71
9.3.2 PRODUCT/BUSINESS SEGMENT OVERVIEW 71
9.3.3 Financials 72
9.3.4 Key Developments 73
9.4 Helmer Scientific. 74
9.4.1 Company Overview 74
9.4.2 PRODUCT/BUSINESS SEGMENT OVERVIEW 74
9.4.3 Financials 74
9.4.4 Key Developments 74
9.5 VWR International 75
9.5.1 Company Overview 75
9.5.2 PRODUCT/BUSINESS SEGMENT OVERVIEW 75
9.5.3 Financials 75
9.5.4 Key Developments 77
9.6 Arctiko A/S. 78
9.6.1 Company Overview 78
9.6.2 PRODUCT/BUSINESS SEGMENT OVERVIEW 78
9.6.3 Financials 78
9.6.4 Key Developments 78
9.7 EVERmed s.r.l. 79
9.7.1 Company Overview 79
9.7.2 PRODUCT/BUSINESS SEGMENT OVERVIEW 79
9.7.3 Financials 79
9.7.4 Key Developments 79
9.8 Panasonic Healthcare Corporation of North America 80
9.8.1 Company Overview 80
9.8.2 PRODUCT/BUSINESS SEGMENT OVERVIEW 80
9.8.3 Financials 80
9.8.4 Key Developments 81
9.9 BINDER GmbH 82
9.9.1 Company Overview 82
9.9.2 PRODUCT/BUSINESS SEGMENT OVERVIEW 82
9.9.3 Financials 82
9.9.4 Key Developments 82
9.10 Esco Micro Pte Ltd 83
9.10.1 Company Overview 83
9.10.2 PRODUCT/BUSINESS SEGMENT OVERVIEW 83
9.10.3 Financials 83
9.10.4 Key Developments 83

10 Appendix 84