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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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Jun 5, 2017 | Industry News

Ensinger Enhances Technology with Acquisition of “next composites”

Ensinger has taken over plastics processing company next composites. Acquisition will enhance Ensinger’s range of technologies for manufacturing components used in automotive, medical technology and...

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May 31, 2017 | Industry News

Tight-tolerance Thermoplastic Microextrusion Tubing for Surgery by Natvar

A new tight-tolerance microextrusion medical tubing product line, made from thermoplastics and other highly-engineered materials, for neurovascular interventional therapies and surgical applications...

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May 24, 2017 | Industry News

3D Printed Self-expandable Polymer Stents with Biodegradation Capacity

A new study demonstrates proof-of-concept for combining computational design and simulation tools with 3D printing technology to produce self-expandable polymer stents that can grow with pediatric...

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May 23, 2017 | Product News

Take Performance to Extreme with PolyOne’s COMPTEK™PEEK Blends: CHINAPLAS

PolyOne had announced at CHINAPLAS 2017 that COMPTEK™ blends based on polyetheretherketone (PEEK) are now available in Asia for multi-use medical devices, electrical connectors, and other demanding...

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May 22, 2017 | Industry News

Covestro Brings Polyurethane & Polycarbonate Options for Industrial 3D Printing

Covestro is bringing new material options to the 3D printing industry based on its polyurethane and polycarbonate chemistries. New product technologies will be ideal for medical, electrical and...

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Jun 2, 2017 | Product News

New 3D Printed PP Replaces PA in Prototypes and Small Series Production

Advanc3dMaterials has developed a new PP powder which can be processed by Selective Laser Sintering for automotive, electrical, healthcare and sports industries. It is comparable to standard...

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May 29, 2017 | Industry News

New 3D Printing Method for Silicone Promises Effective Medical Implantation

A new advancement in 3D printing technology developed at the University of Florida promises significantly quicker implantation of devices that are stronger, less expensive, more flexible and more...

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May 24, 2017 | Industry News

Dow Advances Strategic Innovation Agenda with Silicone Investments in Saudi Arabia

Dow Chemical Company has recently signed agreement for silicones investments in Saudi Arabia. The proposed silicones investment will gear towards markets such as automotive, medical devices, home...

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May 22, 2017 | Industry News

Clariant/Huntsman Merge in Equals to Create Specialty Chemical Company

Clariant and Huntsman Corporation have recently announced that their Boards of Directors unanimously approved a definitive agreement to combine in a merger of equals through an all-stock transaction...

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May 22, 2017 | Industry News

Leapfrog Bolt 3D Printer Successfully Prints Using Plastic Polypropylene Filament

Leapfrog 3D Printers together with Verbatim have succeeded in printing polypropylene on the Bolt. Common uses of PP are in automotive, medical, packaging and household goods. Verbatim filament...

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