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In the past few decades, plastics have made health care simpler and less painful and made new techniques and prostheses possible. By focusing on hot concepts such as healthcare, surgical, medical products and packaging, biocompatible plastics products. The use of plastics have revolutionized the field of medicine making patients safer, and procedures simpler. Plastics have also contributed to a reduction in medical costs.

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Jul 1, 2016 | Industry News

Wageningen UR and Partners Develop Dandelion-based Rubber for Automobiles and Healthcare

In the European DRIVE4EU project, Wageningen UR is working with companies and research institutes to develop a European alternative: natural rubber from the Russian dandelion. The quality of rubber...

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Jun 30, 2016 | Industry News

Rising Demand from Packaging Industry Drives Global PP Market: TMR

Due to the increasing demand from food and beverages packaging industry, global polypropylene market is well poised to reach USD 133.3 bn by end of 2023. If the figures hold true, the market will...

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Jun 27, 2016 | Product News

Trinseo Launches STYRON™ 2678 MED Polystyrene for Medical Devices

Trinseo has introduced general purpose polystyrene (GPPS) specifically for medical devices market. STYRON™ 2678 MED Polystyrene Resin offers the versatility of polystyrene with the added assurance...

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Jun 21, 2016 | Industry News

APAC to Become Fastest Growing Market for LCP in Next Six Years: TMR

The rising demand for liquid crystalline polymers in electronics, automotive, food packaging and medical industry is anticipated to drive the global LCP market in the future. Asia Pacific is...

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Jun 20, 2016 | Product News

Voodoo Manufacturing Unveils Full-flex & Semi-flex TPU for 3D Printing

Voodoo Manufacturing has announced the introduction of new full-flex and semi-flex Thermoplastic Polyurethane (TPU) for advanced 3D printed parts, two new material options now available through the...

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Jun 29, 2016 | Industry News

IBM Finds Way to Convert Used Polycarbonates into High-strength Safe Plastics

IBM Research has announced that researchers from the Almaden lab in San Jose, Calif. have discovered a new, one-step chemical process that converts polycarbonates into plastics safe for water...

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Jun 29, 2016 | Industry News

WACKER at K 2016: To Launch 3D Printer for Silicone Rubber Parts

WACKER will be showing at K 2016 the first industrial 3D printer for silicones. The high-tech device – called ACEO® Imagine Series K – will be in operation at the show. The process developed is...

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Jun 23, 2016 | Product News

Evonik Conducts Research on New Metal-replacing Composites for Medical Implants

Evonik is conducting cutting-edge research into biodegradable high-strength composites. These materials could potentially replace metal in implants used for the internal fixation of fractured bones...

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Jun 21, 2016 | Industry News

Dow at K 2016: To Promote World-class Technologies under ‘The Face of Innovation’

The Dow Chemical Company will showcase world-class expertise, technologies and award-winning innovations from its Packaging & Specialty Plastics (P&SP), Elastomers, and Electrical &...

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Jun 17, 2016 | Industry News

Trelleborg Acquires SSF, a U.S. Manufacturer of Silicone Components for Medical OEMs

Trelleborg has, through its business area Trelleborg Sealing Solutions, signed an agreement to acquire Specialty Silicone Fabricators Inc., a U.S.-based privately-owned manufacturer of...

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