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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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Feb 1, 2019 | Industry News

LazerMed™: A Biocompatible Laser Marking Technology Introduced by Foster Corporation

The LazerMed technology introduced by Foster Corporation is biocompatible and cost effective. It is beneficial to medical device manufacturers since it offers an eco-friendly cost effective...

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Jan 31, 2019 | Industry News

Covestro's Polycarbonate Improves Organ Preservation System

TransMedics, Inc. developed the Organ Care System (OCS™), using Makrolon® 2458 and Makrolon® Rx1452 polycarbonates from Covestro to improve the way organs are preserved during transportation. This...

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Jan 31, 2019 | Industry News

KRAIBURG to Unveil Adhesion-optimized THERMOLAST® M TPEs at Pharmapack 2019

KRAIBURG TPE will unveil its adhesion-optimized THERMOLAST® M compounds with adhesion capabilities for a variety of medical thermoplastics at Pharmapack 2019 in Paris. The company recently...

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Jan 30, 2019 | Industry News

Tekni-Plex Installs Additional Silicone Tubing Extrusion Line at its Suzhou, China Facility

Tekni-Plex has installed an additional silicone tubing extrusion line in its Suzhou, China manufacturing facility that will increase capacity and enable the addition of smaller sizes. This newly...

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Jan 29, 2019 | Product News

Thermoplastics Solutions for Medical Devices & Equipment: RTP Company at MD&M West 2019

RTP Company will showcase its thermoplastic pellets, sheet, and film products for medical devices and equipments focusing on lightweighting solutions, durable materials for mobile medical equipment...

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Jan 28, 2019 | Product News

Polyplastics Announces New DURACON® POM PM Series for Medical & Healthcare Applications

The Polyplastics Group has announced the development of the DURACON® polyoxymethylene (POM) PM series for drug contact and delivery applications for the medical and healthcare market. The first...

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Jan 24, 2019 | Industry News

Trelleborg to Highlight the Latest Implantable Silicones as Carriers of APIs at MD&M West

At MD&M-West, Trelleborg with focus on it its new Sil-Pro partnership and enhanced portfolio of advanced healthcare and medical solutions in elastomer and thermoplastic materials. The company will...

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Jan 23, 2019 | Industry News

Klöckner Pentaplast Invests USD25 Mn to Expand Medical Packaging Films Capacity in Virgina

Governor Ralph Northam has announced that Klöckner Pentaplast will invest $25 million to expand its global production capacity for pharmaceutical and medical device packaging films at its...

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Jan 23, 2019 | Product News

Advanced Method to Synthesize New Polymers with Improved Conductivity & Stability

A team from TU Wien has identified a new chemical synthesis process to produce S-PPVs suitable for use in a wide range of applications, from solar cells through to medicine. Until recently, they...

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Jan 22, 2019 | Industry News

BASF Gets EU’s Conditional Approval to Acquire Solvay’s Nylon Business

BASF has announced an important milestone in BASF-Solvay polyamide acquisition deal. the EU Commission has granted conditional clearance for BASF to acquire Solvay’s polyamide business. Closing is...

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