The Universal Selection Source: Plastics & Elastomers

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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Aug 2, 2016 | Industry News

Researchers Fabricate Affordable 3D Printed Ankle Foot Orthosis (AFO)

3D printing technology enabled by 3D Platform, and research effort by students at Gonzaga University, patients soon can expect high-quality 3D printed orthotics, using PLA or PETG, which are...

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Jul 25, 2016 | Industry News

ENGEL Consolidates Market Position in Europe Followed by Expansion in Asia & America

In the 2015–2016 financial year, ENGEL was again able to achieve an increase in turnover. Worldwide, the ENGEL Group with headquarters in Schwertberg, Austria, generated 1.25 billion euros in...

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Jul 19, 2016 | Industry News

Apollo Medical Selects Solvay’s PEEK for Extruding Microtube

Solvay has recently announced that Apollo Medical Extrusion now offers single- and multi-lumen medical microtubing extruded from Solvay’s KetaSpire® polyetheretherketone (PEEK). The move signals an...

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Jul 8, 2016 | Product News

ELIX Polymers to Debut at K 2016: To Focus on ABS-based Innovations & Technologies

ELIX Polymers will make its first appearance at the triennial K show in Düsseldorf this October (19-26). At K 2016 ELIX Polymers will put the spotlight on new material innovations and markets with a...

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Jul 6, 2016 | Industry News

N. America is the Largest Geographical Market for 3D Printing Materials: BCC Research

Since its introduction 20 years ago, the 3D printing industry finally topped USD 1 bn in 2009. In 2012, the industry reached USD 2 bn. BCC Research reveals that rapidly falling development costs are...

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Jul 26, 2016 | Product News

TOPAS at K 2016: To Focus on COC Application in Healthcare & Packaging

TOPAS Advanced Polymers will focus on expanded adoption of cyclic olefin copolymers (COC) in broad range of end-use applications like healthcare, packaging, optics, and electronics at K 2016. TOPAS...

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Apr 4-6, 2017 | Industry Event

3D Printing: Medical-to-Industrial Products
Many visionaries believe 3D Printing is going to revolutionize the way we manufacture consumer & industrial goods. 3D Printing: Medical-to-Industrial Products conference will provide the attendees...

Jul 18, 2016 | Industry News

SABIC Concludes 50:50 JV with SK Global Chemical for Growth in PE Market

SABIC and the Korean petrochemical company, SK Global Chemical, have successfully concluded negotiations for a 50-50 joint venture that will purchase the unique Nexlene™ solution technology and a...

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Jul 8, 2016 | Industry News

Digital 3D Printing Revolutionizes Face of Facial Prosthetics

Media Arts and Science faculty member Zebulun Wood and his student researcher, 2016 graduate Cade B.T. Jacobs, created a prosthetic mandible utilizing digital scanning and 3D sculpture and 3D...

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Jul 7, 2016 | Product News

WACKER at K 2016: To Showcase New Applications for Ultra-thin Silicone Films

At the K2016, WACKER will be showcasing new applications for ELASTOSIL® silicone Film, which include pumps, switches, electrical relays, sensors and actuators in robotics as well as in medical...

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