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Antimicrobials

Provider of polymer solutions for healthcare markets, Foster Corporation has introduced antimicrobial master batches for blending with medical device polymers. more

2 Jun 2017 10:20 News

Rubber and plastic manufacturer Cikautxo Medical outlines the latest developments in vascular access devices and antimicrobial trends. more

27 Sep 2016 16:10 Devices

Biesterfeld Plastic is now selling Heroc’s plastics with antimicrobial and aseptic properties more

4 May 2016 15:33 News

Shu Wang of the Chinese Academy of Science and the his team have developed polymers with antimicrobial activity that can be turned on and off more

21 Dec 2015 10:58 News

Mike Casey, CEO of FutureNova talks about the use of digital technology in the NHS and how FutureNova ’s new product is helping to battle the spread of infection within hospitals more

12 Oct 2015 11:20 Opinion

Cathleen Hess, Sabic’s Innovative Plastics business looks at protecting staff and patients with high performance plastics more

17 Sep 2015 08:54 Opinion 1 Comments

Parx Plastics has created a biocompatible technology to inhibit the growth of bacteria on the surface of plastic more

14 Sep 2015 12:31 News

BioCote explains the need for antimicrobial polymers in a healthcare environment more

3 Sep 2015 15:31 Opinion

Iker Principe, Cikautxo Medical outlines the company’s latest R&D developments in leaching / non-leaching antimicrobial solutions for its vascular access catheter portfolio. more

2 Jul 2015 13:30 Opinion

There has been growing development and use of antimicrobial plastics in response to public, private and institutional demands for plastic products and product components that inhibit microbial growth. more

23 Jun 2015 09:43 Technology

NPE 2015 is running a Startup Garage, which will incorporate a new firm working on anti-microbial polymers. more

13 Jan 2015 13:00 Technology

Passion for plastic: Michael Van Der Jagt, Parx Plastics and Additives, is at the forefront of an exciting development which sees biocompatible and non-leaching anti-microbial technology offer new possibilities in medical plastics. more

23 Oct 2014 13:51 Technology

Vancive Medical Technologies and CareFusion have announced an exclusive agreement for the licensing and distribution of Vancive’s BeneHold chlorhexidine gluconate (CHG) antimicrobial adhesive technology for applications in vascular access. more

19 Nov 2013 11:05 News

The focus of BASF’s booth at Compamed is on the latest antimicrobial thermoplastic polyurethane (TPU) products in the HyGentic (trademarked) product portfolio and a range of high-performance plastics for medical technology. more

15 Nov 2013 13:38 Technology

Proact Medical has launched an antimicrobial anaesthetic tray made from high impact polystyrene with Biomaster antimicrobial technology. more

3 Sep 2013 09:31 Technology

UK plastic additive manufacturer Symphony has signed an agreement with a Belgian pharmaceutical maker, part of Johnson & Johnson, to market a new antimicrobial masterbatch in a number of markets, initially for food packaging. more

21 Aug 2013 10:54 Technology

There are strict rules about what can and cannot be claimed by manufacturers of devices which have an antimicrobial surface. Dr Andrew Summerfield of UK-headquartered BioCote guides us through new legislation. more

8 Feb 2013 00:00 News

US-based medical device manufacturer DiFusion Technologies and Germany-based specialty chemicals company Evonik are working together to develop a PEEK-based product called CleanFuze, a new medical polymer that prevents infection and promotes bone and more

24 Oct 2012 00:00 Technology