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Plastics & Elastomers
Medical
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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Dec 19, 2018 | Industry News

WACKER Expands Silicone Rubber Production Capacities to Strengthen Specialties Portfolio

WACKER has increased its global production capacities for silicone rubber responding to high demand for silicone rubber in key sectors such as automotive, electronics & medical industries. WACKER...

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Dec 17, 2018 | Industry News

Borealis Upsurges PP Capacity in Europe to Meet Customers’ Need of Innovative Plastic

Borealis has increased its PP capacity in Europe & strengthening its long-term commitment to meet European customers’ needs for innovative polypropylene in the field of auto, healthcare and...

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Dec 17, 2018 | Industry News

Solvay Appoints Foster as North American Distributor of Medical-grade PEEK & PAEK

Foster Corp. has been appointed as a North American distributor of Solvay’s KetaSpire PEEK and AvaSpire PAEK polyketone based polymers for North American medical market. This will include unmodified...

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Dec 12, 2018 | Industry News

DuPont T&AP Extends High Temperature Nylon Polymerization Capacity in Germany

DuPont T&AP has announced its intention to extend its High Temperature Nylon (DuPont™ Zytel® HTN PPA) polymerization capacity in Germany to address customers’ needs from auto, E&E, medical and...

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Dec 10, 2018 | Industry News

Toray to Upsurge ABS Production Capacity in Malaysia to Capture Growing Demand

Toray has recently announced its decision to enhance production capacity of transparent ABS resin TOYOLAC® used in medical applications, manufactured at and distributed by Toray Plastics (Malaysia)...

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Dec 5, 2018 | Article

Advances in Medical Plastic Material & Application Solutions

By Donald Rosato

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

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Dec 4, 2018 | Product News

Teknor Apex’s New Medical-grade TPEs Replace Silicone in Biopharmaceutical Tubing

Three new clear and translucent medical-grade TPEs from Teknor Apex for biopharmaceutical tubing provide performance superior to the industry standard TPE in this application, making them effective...

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Nov 30, 2018 | Product News

WACKER Showcased Silicone-based 3D Printing Technology & Products at CIIE

WACKER participated in first China International Import Exhibition showcasing cutting-edge silicone products and silicone-based 3D printing technologies for automotive, healthcare, aerospace &...

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Nov 27, 2018 | Product News

New Medical-grade PEEK & PPSU Filaments by Solvay for Additive Manufacturing

Solvay has broadened its portfolio of high-performance filaments for premium additive manufacturing (AM) applications with the introduction of three medical grade products for use in the healthcare...

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Nov 23, 2018 | Product News

First Ever PEEK Filament in Implant-grade Quality for 3D Printing by Evonik

Evonik has become the first company in the world to develop a polymer filament based on PEEK (polyether ether ketone) in implant-grade quality for use as a 3D printing material for implants. This...

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