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VELOX - a European distributor of specialty chemicals and resins, will host several of its suppliers this year at booth M01, hall 8B. more

A new study has indicated that bisphenol A (BPA) might have a detrimental effect on developing hearts. more

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Thor Rollins, Piet Christiaens and Matthew R Jorgensen, Nelson Labs, explain why E&L testing offers an expedited path towards enhanced patient safety. more

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Head of content at Medical Plastics News, Lu Rahman, discusses the positive and negative impacts that innovation can have within the healthcare and medtech sectors. more

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Dr James Stern is global business development manager – healthcare at Albis. On 25th April 2018, he will discuss the complexities of using plastics as a material of choice for medical applications at the Med-Tech Innovation Expo in Coventry, UK. more

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The use of plastic in medical devices is evolving with new types of medical devices, advances in polymer technology, and legislative and regulatory changes. more

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Paul Mines, Biome Bioplastics' CEO, discusses single-use plastic and the opportunities brought by the bioeconomy more

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The issues surrounding plastics, recycling plastics and mainly the sheer volume of plastic that we’re throwing away on a worldwide scale, aren't going away more

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Provider of raw material specialities for the plastics industry, Velox, is returning to this year’s Compamed after several years of not attending. more

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Lu Rahman talks about the recent findings of plastic being found in water across the globe and what the medical plastics industry holds for future innovations. more

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Lawrence Acquarulo, Foster Corporation, looks in detail at antimicrobial masterbatches for medical plastics more

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Plastic has a valuable role to play in manufacturing, particularly medical polymers. Let’s make sure the recent report on plastic fibres in global water supplies pushes us to think about how we address the way we dispose of plastic goods more

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Specialty materials company Velox is set to attend this year’s international trade fair for plastics processing, Fakuma, taking place 17 – 21 October in Friedrichshafen, Germany. more

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Bob Donohue, Natvar, a Tekni-Plex company, explains how the new generation of microextrusion medical tubing opens doors to new procedures. more

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

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

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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

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

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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

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