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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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Mar 22, 2018 | Industry News

Covestro Starts Commercial Production of Lightweight Thermoplastic Composites

Covestro begins commercial production of a novel lightweight, high-strength and aesthetically powerful thermoplastic composite material. CFRT are in demand in E&E, automotive, medical technology...

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Mar 14, 2018 | Industry News

Solvay’s High-strength PARA Enables Single-use Surgical Instrument Kit Development

Solvay has announced that its high-performance, metal-replacing Ixef® polyarylamide (PARA) resin enabled ECA Medical Instruments to develop its Cervical-One™ single-use surgical instrument set for...

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Mar 8, 2018 | Industry News

All-polymer Knee Implant Based on Solvay’s Zeniva® PEEK

Solvay has announced that Okani Medical has developed an all-polymer knee implant based on Solvay’s Zeniva® PEEK. ORGKnee™ implant made of Zeniva® PEEK exhibited 50 percent less wear versus a metal...

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Mar 7, 2018 | Product News

Evonik at JEC World 2018: Debuts New Acrylic-based Foam Core for Composites

A new development in core material technology from Evonik is making its debut at JEC World 2018. The newcomer to the Performance Foam family has use in automotive, electronics, medical, aerospace...

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Feb 26, 2018 | Industry News

Solvay’s PPSU Enables SMACO to Design Lightweight & Ergonomic Dental Scaler

Solvay has announced that SMACO has chosen high-performance Radel® polyphenylsulfone (PPSU), a lightweight metal-replacing polymer, to mold a more ergonomic hand piece for an innovative new dental...

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Feb 26, 2018 | Industry News

Stratasys Enters New Partnerships to Power 3D Printing Prosthetics Initiative

Stratasys has announced the company is teaming with Dassault Systèmes and industry innovator Easton LaChappelle to power a transformational new initiative - Unlimited Tomorrow. Stratasys will...

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Feb 19, 2018 | Industry News

Eastman Sponsors Medical Device Packaging Project for Clemson University’s Students

Eastman sponsors innovative package design project for Clemson University students. The course offered students a window into a medical packaging design career while providing Eastman an opportunity...

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Feb 15, 2018 | Industry News

Evonik Opens New Polyamide 12 Powder Plant in Marl for 3D Printing Market

Evonik has opened another production line for specialty polyamide 12 powders at its global production site in the Marl Chemical Park. The new facility will target automotive, medical technology and...

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Feb 13, 2018 | Product News

Teknor Apex’s New Medical-grade TPE for Cold-storage Requirements Proves Better than PVC

At MD&M West, Teknor Apex Company introduced medical-grade thermoplastic elastomers (TPEs) developed for cold-storage bags and pouches. These newly developed medical-grade TPEs exhibit...

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Feb 12, 2018 | Industry News

CHINAPLAS 2018 to Hold Exciting Concurrent Events Targeting Advanced Market Trends

Organizer of CHINAPLAS 2018, Adsale Exhibition Services Ltd., will hold several exciting concurrent events focusing on market trends of medical, automotive, electrical & electronics and packaging...

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