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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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Sep 4, 2019 | Product News

KRAIBURG TPE’s THERMOLAST® M Compounds Meet New Guidelines of Medical Plastics

KRAIBURG TPE’s thermoplastic elastomers in the THERMOLAST® M family meet the new VDI 2017 guideline that for the first time regulates the basic characteristics profile of medical grade plastics for...

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Aug 29, 2019 | Industry News

K 2019: GN to Introduce New GN580 Thermoformer for Medical & Packaging Markets

GN Thermoforming Equipment will launch its new GN580 Thermoformer at the international trade show K 2019 to be held in Germany. The new form/cut/stack thermoformer is ideal for food, medical and...

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Aug 26, 2019 | Industry News

Pretium Packaging Acquires Starplex Scientific to Expand in Healthcare Sector

Pretium Packaging has acquired Starplex Scientific Inc. from Apotex Corp and plans to support the growth objectives in the medical and consumer healthcare market sectors. Existing employees and the...

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Aug 21, 2019 | Industry News

K2019: ENGEL to Showcase Short Cycle Time to Produce Medical Devices Housing Parts

ENGEL has split the process of producing housing parts for medical devices using two-component injection molding to cut down to a short cycle time. ENGEL to be showcasing the process under realistic...

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Aug 14, 2019 | Industry News

Kumovis Develops First 3D Production Printer for PEEK Medical Applications

Kumovis launches first R1 3D printer featuring integrated temperature control and filter system to meet the requirements for the manufacturing of patient-adapted medical products thereby enabling...

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Aug 5, 2019 | Industry News

K 2019: Polyplastics & TOPAS to Showcase Polymers for Medical and Auto. Applications

Polyplastics, one of the global suppliers of engineering thermoplastics, will showcase jointly with TOPAS® COCs the recent advancements in material technologies and products at the upcoming K 2019...

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Jul 18, 2019 | Industry News

New 3D Printing Technology for Medical Application - WACKER at K 2019

The chemical group WACKER will be unveiling ACEO® Imagine Series K2, a newly developed version of ACEO® 3D printing technology with silicone rubber at K 2019 benefiting medical sector along with...

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Jul 16, 2019 | Industry News

Drake Medical Plastics Adds Solvay’s Ixef® PARA Rod to the Portfolio

Solvay’s medical-grade Ixef® is now globally available in rod stock from its channel partner Drake Medical Plastics that can be precisely machined to create appearance prototypes of single-use...

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Jul 16, 2019 | Product News

Newly Engineered Thermoplastic Alloy by Polyscope Polymers for Medical Segment

Polyscope Polymers B.V. has introduced a new engineering thermoplastic XILOY™ SO2315 alloy combining the benefits of SMA and PMMA to meet the needs of the rapidly growing point-of-care (POC)...

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Jul 11, 2019 | Industry News

New State-of-the-art Manufacturing Facility of Foster Corporation to Expand Business

Foster Corporation, the provider of polymer material solutions for the medical and pharmaceutical industries, has developed a new state-of-the-art 55,780 ft2 (5,182 m2) manufacturing facility to...

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