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Thomas Barrett, CEO of Applied Plastics, a coating solutions specialist company, explains how to pick the perfect polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE)-coated mandrel. Read more

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MPN editor Laura Hughes sat down with two of the industry’s experts to discuss how 3D printing is transforming plastics manufacturing. Read more

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Jon Speer, founder and VP of QA/RA for software company Greenlight Guru, explains the major regulatory changes which are coming soon for manufacturers of medical devices. Read more

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Venesia Hurtubise, technical chemist for manufacturer MicroCare Medical, talks about how to select the best fluids for 3D printing operations. Read more

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Research shows 3D printing is possible on the battlefield. Read more

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Britt Jones, manager of package testing services for devices, biologics, and combination products at WuXi Medical Device Testing explains what you need to know about package testing and validation under ISO 11607 and Medical Device Regulation (MDR). Read more

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Garrett Harmon, application engineer at 3D printing firm, Essentium, explains why clinicians shouldn’t fear the introduction of 3D printing within orthosis and prosthesis. Read more

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Professor Derek O’Keeffe from NUI Galway has created an innovative way to deliver diabetes medication during natural disasters. Read more

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Compamed is a trade show which focuses on improving team play between suppliers and manufacturers. Our editor, Laura Hughes, lists all of the key information you need to know ahead of this must attend event. Read more

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Dave Splett, vice president of business development for manufacturer Injectech, explains how the ISO 80369-7 luer standard could potentially affect all plastic luer users. Read more

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Calvin Jory, product marketing specialist, ultrasonic flaw detectors, for manufacturer of test and measurement solutions, Olympus, describes how to improve the inspection process for plastics with gaging technology. Read more

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Wolfgang Moersch, international marketing manager for manufacturer ZwickRoell, explains how manufacturers could reduce the testing steps required for autoinjectors whilst maintaining accuracy. Read more

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Martin Bindl and Cecile Boudot from the healthcare business line of Evonik, discusses it’s commercial line of PLA-PEG copolymers which combine mechanical strength with rapid degradation. Read more

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MPN editor Laura Hughes sat down with Thomas Barrett, the newly appointed CEO of Applied Plastics, a coating solutions specialist company. Read more

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Ole Grøndahl Hansen, project manager of PVCMed Alliance explains why we should look to South Africa for inspiration on how to transform our medical device waste into useful products. Read more

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Peter Swanson, managing director at adhesives specialist Intertronics, gives his top tips for getting the best from your UltraViolet (UV) curing process. Read more

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Every day during Compamed there will be multiple presentations in G40 in hall 8a and hall 8b. The full timetable is available on the event website, but here are 3 sessions to look out for. Read more

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Paul Benton, managing director, international, ABHI explains how the ABHI US Accelerator is supporting companies to grow their business across the pond. Read more

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MPN editor Laura Hughes spoke to Christian Herrild, director of growth strategies for manufacturer Teel Plastics, to discuss the main challenges and considerations associated with developing new plastic materials for the medical market. Read more

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Our editor Laura Hughes provides a brief summary of EU Medical Device Regulation (EU MDR), class I medical devices and the potential delays to EU MDR for class I medical devices. Read more

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