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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 18, 2019 | Industry News

New Silione Polymer-based Composite with Shape Memory Activated by Magnetism

Researchers have developed a new material whose shape memory is activated by magnetism. It is a composite material consisting of two components. Areas of application for this new type of composite...

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Jun 10, 2019 | Industry News

WACKER Inaugurates Production Line for Silicone Elastomers in China

WACKER has inaugurated a new production line for silicone elastomers at its Zhangjiagang site in China. HCR grades are used in various industry sectors such as the automotive, medical, electrical...

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May 27, 2019 | Industry News

DSM Partners with Adaptive3D to Distribute New 3D Printable Photopolymer

DSM has announced a partnership with Adaptive3D. DSM will help produce, distribute and sell Adaptive3D’s newest product, Soft ToughRubber™, a new 3D printable photopolymer. The partnership will...

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May 1, 2019 | Industry News

CHINAPLAS 2019: Smart Medical Plastic Solution and Most Advanced Technologies

CHINAPLAS 2019 to focus on the medical components such as disposable gloves, syringes, and catheters will drive the market. The ever rising demand for both dental and physical body implants is...

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Apr 26, 2019 | Industry News

CHINAPLAS 2019 to Focus on Sustainable Medical Plastics with Innovative Technologies

CHINAPLAS 2019 will focus on medical plastics sector. CHINAPLAS will provide an opportunity for upstream and downstream of medical companies to network and learn about best practices, leading to a...

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Apr 25, 2019 | Industry News

INEOS Styrolution at Feiplastic: Highlights Styrenic Solutions Range

INEOS Styrolution is exhibiting at Feiplastic International Plastics Trade Fair. Visitors can expect to learn about a range of new applications for industries such as automotive, healthcare...

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Apr 24, 2019 | Industry News

Tekni-Plex Signs Agreement to Acquire Amcor’s Three Manufacturing Facilities

Tekni-Plex has signed a definitive purchase agreement to acquire three manufacturing facilities from Amcor’s Flexible Packaging business unit. The acquisition expands complex packaging solution...

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Apr 16, 2019 | Industry News

Solvay’s PEEK Selected for First Non-metal Lumbar Cage for Japanese Medical Industry

Solvay’s Zeniva® PEEK was selected by KiSCO Co. for the first non-metal lumbar cage for vertical interbody fusion made in Japan. The performance properties of Zeniva® PEEK, including excellent...

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Apr 2, 2019 | Industry News

K 2019 Trade Fair Fully Booked: Over 3000 Exhibitors & 200K Visitors Expected

K 2019, The World’s No. 1 Trade Fair for Plastics and Rubber, is fully booked. Over 3,000 exhibitors from more than 60 countries have registered and will occupy the entire exhibition grounds with...

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Mar 28, 2019 | Industry News

Saudi Aramco Inks USD 69.1 Bn Deal to Acquire 70% Majority Stake in SABIC

Saudi Aramco has announced the signing of a share purchase agreement to acquire a 70% majority stake in Saudi Basic Industries Corporation (SABIC) from the Public Investment Fund of Saudi Arabia, in...

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