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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 20, 2018 | Article

Medical Plastics: 7 Innovative Advances You Can't Miss

By SpecialChem

Have a look at the latest medical plastics, their applications and the major drivers in medical device market!...

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Jul 19, 2018 | Article

Demand for Medical Grade Plastics Driven by Light-weighting Efforts

By Karthik Pillai

The global medical plastics industry has registered an exorbitant growth due to development of advanced grade plastics. Replacement of conventional materials such as steel, aluminum, and metals by...

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Jul 12, 2018 | Industry News

Low-cost Plastic Biosensor that Could Monitor Wide Range of Health Conditions

An international team of researchers have developed a low-cost sensor made from semiconducting plastic that can be used to diagnose or monitor a wide range of health conditions, such as surgical...

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Jul 5, 2018 | Industry News

Super-hydrophobic Micro-channels on Polymers Improve Water Repellency

A new manufacturing process developed by Purdue University researchers may improve the water repellency for some common products, ranging from medical equipment and sensors to vehicle engines and...

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Jul 2, 2018 | Industry News

INEOS Styrolution to Meet Growing Demand for ABS, Plans to Invest in Wingles Site

INEOS Styrolution has announced plans for a significant investment into its Wingles, France, site to meet the growing demand for ABS from automotive, electronics, healthcare, construction and...

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Jun 26, 2018 | Product News

ALBIS PLASTIC Expands Medical Product Portfolio; Also Invests in Hamburg Site

ALBIS PLASTIC is expanding its product portfolio to include customized compounds for healthcare applications such as medical products, pharmaceutical packaging and diagnostic applications. Company...

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Jun 25, 2018 | Industry News

Pushing 3D Printing to Molecular Limit with Game-changing Research

New research proves that advanced materials containing molecules that switch states in response to environmental stimuli can be fabricated using 3D printing. Electronics, healthcare and quantum...

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Jun 20, 2018 | Product News

Covestro Highlighted High-tech TPU Films for Healthcare at MD&M East 2018

At MD&M East 2018, Covestro highlighted its healthcare portfolio. Covestro meets the healthcare industry advances with its wide range of thermoplastic polyurethane films and polyurethane foams...

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Jun 19, 2018 | Industry News

LyondellBasell in Exclusive Talks with Braskem Over Potential Merger

LyondellBasell and Odebrecht S.A., the controlling shareholder of Braskem, recently in a joint statement announced the companies have entered into exclusive discussions regarding a potential...

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Jun 14, 2018 | Industry News

Solvay’s GF-reinforced PARA Enables More Robust Single-use Bone Fixation System

Solvay has announced that its Ixef® polyarylamide (PARA) resin delivered the high stiffness and biocompatibility that Reign Medical needed to develop its revolutionary new Clench® compression staple...

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