PEKK holds the key to eliminating implant infections

Oxford Performance Materials has received a three-year, $150,000 grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to explore treatment of infections related to artificial hips, knees and other implanted devices through 3D printed PEKK. more »

Nov 20, 2014 11:15 AM Materials

Syringe safety system gets FDA green light

Injectable devices specialist West Pharmaceutical Services has announced that the NovaGuard SA (Staked-needle Automatic) safety system has received 510(k) clearance from the FDA. more »

Nov 19, 2014 4:47 PM End Products

New launch for Nelipak

Medical thermoforming specialist Nelipak Healthcare has unveiled its latest offering this month, a table top tray heat sealer which is designed for ease-of-use. more »

Nov 18, 2014 2:34 PM Equipment and Services

Elasto expands medical TPE offering with coloured, transparent compounds

At the Compamed exhibition ELASTO Sweden (Hall 8a, R14), part of the HEXPOL TPE group, presented the latest offering from its Mediprene portfolio of thermoplastic elastomers for medical device applications. more »

Nov 17, 2014 11:09 AM Materials

Plastics publisher completes Interplas purchase

Interplas, the UK’s largest plastics industry exhibition, has been fully acquired by Rapid News Communications Group. The company has now completed the purchase of the event from Reed Exhibitions. more »

Nov 14, 2014 2:18 PM Industry News

Consort closes on Aesica buyout

Consort has completed the acquisition of Aesica. more »

Nov 14, 2014 10:49 AM

Something for everyone in packaging

In Hall 8A at Compamed, Multivac displays its portfolio for the automated and GMP-compliant packaging of sterile products and other medical items. more »

Nov 13, 2014 3:16 PM Equipment and Services

LSR for the healthcare market

Dow Corning at Compamed 2014 in Düsseldorf, Germany: Announcing Broad Adoption of its LSR Materials for Medical Applications in a Fast-Growing Global Healthcare Industry more »

Nov 13, 2014 1:47 PM Industry News

Material world

New age: Eastman Chemical Company has teamed up with Helian Polymers to create a new material which it says will bring changes to the 3D printing industry. more »

Nov 12, 2014 2:01 PM Materials


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