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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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Jan 29, 2007 | Article

Medical Device Market

The medical device industry is making important contributions to advances in healthcare.One of the interesting aspects of research and development within the medical devices field is the coupling of...

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Jan 24, 2007 | Industry News

APEC Opens Medical Device Manufacturing Facility in China

APEC, a contract manufacturer for the medical device industry, announced the opening of APEC ASIA, a state-of-the-art manufacturing facility for mid to high volume medical molding...

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Jan 17, 2007 | Article

New polycarbonate film for medical packaging applications

The German materials producer Bayer MaterialSciences has introduced a polycarbonate (PC) film i.e. Makrofol® LP 209 that can be used in medical packaging applications. This new PC film withstands to...

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Jan 12, 2007 | Industry News

Gerresheimer Group Acquires European Market Leader for Medical Plastic Systems

A key chapter is added to the growth story of the Gerresheimer Group. In the German company Wilden AG, Gerresheimer acquires the European market leader for pharmaceutical drug-delivery systems based...

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Jan 8, 2007 | Industry News

Sartorius Acquires Toha Plast GmbH

Sartorius AG, an internationally leading laboratory and process equipment provider, acquired all shares in Toha Plast GmbH effective January 3, 2007. Toha Plast GmbH develops and manufactures...

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Jan 26, 2007 | Article

The Health Industry

Medical devices are one of the most highly regulated groups of products manufactured in the world. Regulatory requirements are in place to assure the efficacy, safety and integrity of...

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Jan 19, 2007 | Article

Cervical plate on PEEK instead of titanium

The Signus Medizintechnik and Icotec have developed together the first cervical plate, used for the stabilization of the cervical spine, on healthcare industry from carbon fiber reinforced...

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Jan 15, 2007 | Article

New Coating Technology

All plastic bottles have one great disadvantage compared to glass bottles: The sidewalls of any plastic container are open to permeation of gases and liquids whereas glass bottle walls are totally...

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Jan 11, 2007 | Article

New transparent polypropylene grade for medical applications

The materials producer Borealis has developed a new transparent polypropylene (PP) grade for medical sealing films. This new grade namely TD109CF contains a low level of soluble and extractible...

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Jan 5, 2007 | Industry News

Fibers Used in Bullet-Proof Vests Quadruple Toughness of Dental Composites

Vistasp Karbhari, a professor of structural engineering at UC San Diego and Howard Strassler, a professor and director of Operative Dentistry at the University of Maryland Dental School, report the...

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