medical plastics

Medical devices and wearables could benefit from Harvard’s self-healing rubber more

Aug 15, 2017 11:22 AM News

Interesting research findings could have far-reaching potential for medical plastic development more

Aug 15, 2017 10:47 AM News

Medical Plastics News, alongside, sister titles Digital Health Age, European Pharmaceutical Manufacturer and Med-Tech Innovation, has launched a new podcast which discusses the latest innovations across the healthcare sectors. more

Aug 4, 2017 10:45 AM News

Links between plastics found in consumer products and chronic diseases in men have been discovered by researchers. more

Jul 12, 2017 10:50 AM News

Chinaplas 2017, which takes place on 16 – 19 May in Guangzhou, China, will offer a special focus on the medical plastics sector. The last event welcomed 148,575 visitors, among which 39,454 were overseas visitors from over 160 countries and regions. more

Apr 28, 2017 9:00 AM News

A plastic bag-like medical device filled with amniotic fluid acting as an ‘artificial womb’ has been tested successfully in a study using unborn lambs. more

Apr 25, 2017 4:44 PM Devices

The Medical Plastics Conference is set to return to Chinaplas this year for its third edition. more

Mar 21, 2017 9:40 AM News

Compounding Solutions, medical plastics compounder, is set to break ground on phase two of an expansion of its compounding facility located in Lewiston, Maine during the Spring of 2017. more

Jan 4, 2017 7:58 AM News

The medical plastics sector is very good at developing forward-thinking products. But what about the people behind this technology? Lu Rahman spoke to a handful of the industry’s key figures to see what makes them the drivers of innovation more

Nov 29, 2016 9:55 AM News

Clariant, has teamed up with SICPA, security solutions provider to develop Plastiward – integrated protection for plastic pharmaceutical packaging or medical devices. more

Nov 22, 2016 9:56 AM Technology

Connect 2 Cleanrooms describes how it can deliver customer-driven cleanroom innovation for medical plastics manufacturing more

Nov 10, 2016 9:00 AM News


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Unexpected as it may have been for some, Donald Trump is on his way to the White House. But what does it mean for the medical device and medical plastics industries? more

Nov 9, 2016 11:55 AM News

With the results of the US election hours away, what would a Trump or Clinton win mean for medical device companies and medical plastics suppliers? more

Nov 8, 2016 1:17 PM Opinion

Leading industrial technology provider, Husky Injection Moulding, has demonstrated two complete, integrated closure systems at this year’s K Show. more

Oct 21, 2016 2:05 PM News

RecoMed, a BPF and Axion Consulting recycling scheme is now in use at seven hospitals more

Apr 20, 2016 1:47 PM News

Plastics-based businesses are an increasing part of the annual MTI Expo show. This event takes place in Coventry on today and tomorrow (20 and 21 April) more

Apr 20, 2016 9:39 AM News

Bing Carbone, Modern Plastics, highlights the opportunities that exist by doing business in emerging markets more

Oct 12, 2015 4:41 PM Opinion

Deborah Douglas is managing director of Douglas Group, a US merger and acquisition (M&A) firm for mid-sized companies. She offers advice for companies involved in M&A activity more

Sep 3, 2015 1:35 PM Opinion

Social services: Even over Christmas many of us keep up to date with what's happening on social media. Lu Rahman, MPN group editor, looks at how it's taken hold in the medical sector more

Dec 17, 2014 10:15 AM Opinion

On target: Interplas 2014 takes place on 30 September – 2 October at the NEC, Birmingham. Known as the British plastics show, this flagship event offers a dedicated medical session more

Aug 11, 2014 12:19 PM News