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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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May 8, 2017 | Product News

Cutting-edge TPE for Life-style Products by KRAIBURG TPE at CHINAPLAS 2017

In response to an increasing demand for high-tech materials used in production of consumer electronics, automotive and medical industry KRAIBURG TPE will present its new cutting-edge VS/AD/HM series...

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May 5, 2017 | Industry News

Stratasys Advances Custom Foot Orthotics with Large-scale 3D Printing

Stratasys Direct Manufacturing has collaborated with Peacocks Medical Group to maximize 3D printing for large-scale production of custom foot orthotics. Stratasys Direct is giving millions of new...

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Apr 25, 2017 | Industry News

Innovative Antimicrobial Silicone by KTU Scientists: Discussions with Investors to Start Soon

Researchers develop silicone that has antimicrobial effect both on gram-positive and on gram-negative microbial strains and fungi. It can be used in hospitals, health care centers and in other...

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Apr 20, 2017 | Industry News

WACKER/STC Agree on Co-branding of Ready-to-use Silicone Compounds

WACKER and STC Silicones have concluded an agreement on co-branding of ready-to-use silicone compounds for automotive, medical, electrical and household-product sectors. Under its terms, STC to...

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Apr 17, 2017 | Industry News

BPA Alternative BPS Exposure May Increase Breast Cancer Aggressiveness

A new study finds that Bisphenol S (BPS), a substitute for the chemical bisphenol A (BPA) in the plastic industry, shows the potential for increasing the aggressiveness of breast cancer through its...

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May 5, 2017 | Product News

Colorite to Unveil TPE Compounds for Medical Devices at MD&M East

A new line of thermoplastic elastomer (TPE) compounds will be featured by Colorite, which is alternative to various rubber materials, PVC and phthalate-plasticized compounds, for medical device...

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May 1, 2017 | Product News

New PP Random Copolymer Resin by LyondellBasell for Healthcare Applications

LyondellBasell has recently introduced Purell RP320M, a new transparent polypropylene (PP) random copolymer that can be used in caps and closures, labware, flexible and rigid packaging of medical...

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Apr 24, 2017 | Industry News

Implantable PEEK-based JUVORA™ Dental Disc Secures FDA Clearance

JUVORA™ dental disc, an alternative to metal prosthetic devices, has received the US Food and Drug Administration 510(k) clearance for expanded indications. Indications for use in the United States...

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Apr 19, 2017 | Industry News

Mass Polymerization Advantages with Trinseo’s ABS Resin for Medical Equipment

Trinseo has offered medical equipment manufacturers and molders, medical-grade MAGNUM™ ABS Resins. The material features the advantages of Trinseo’s mass polymerization technology combined with the...

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Apr 10, 2017 | Industry News

3rd Medical Plastics Conf. at CHINAPLAS 2017 to Promote Bio-compatible Products

The medical industry is growing fast globally as economies develop, populations expand, societies age, and health care awareness increases. 3rd Medical plastics conference will return to Guangzhou...

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