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Provider of custom-engineered sutures, Teleflex Medical OEM, has introduced an advanced braiding technology that can divide a suture into multiple end branches or integrate several “loops” within the strand. Read more

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Scott Whittaker, president and CEO of Advanced Medical Technology Association (AdvaMed) asks the president of the United States to support the repeal of medical device tax. Read more

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Peak Performance Compounding (Peak) began production in September 2019, and the company was launched by Todd Marchand, Robert Tocci Jr., Michael Carota and Jonas Angus, who have over 100 years of industry experience between them. Read more

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Shane Callanan, director of engineering technology, Advanced Energy Industries, reflects on the evolution of medical device power supplies – and the new requirements shaping their future. Read more

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Brian Reilly, business development director, biomaterials, NuSil – part of Avantor, discusses how to ensure the optimal use of high-consistency rubber silicones. Read more

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Moretto marketing department highlights the importance of the smart dehumidification of resins and discusses two case studies. Read more

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Del R. Lawson, research and development manager and Kris Godbey, applications engineering and technical support specialist - both from 3M, discuss how to design wearable medical devices. Read more

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US-based Redbud has announced an expansion to its MXR (“mixer”) microfluidic chip family with the introduction of MXR Blue. Read more

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Kevin Deane, vice-president, innovation, Phillips-Medisize and David Wolgemuth, molding and manufacturing technology specialist, Phillips-Medisize discuss smart manufacturing in the medical plastics industry. Read more

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Dolomite Microfluidics has announced a new partnership with Emulseo – a start-up company producing surfactants for droplet-based microfluidics. Read more

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Researchers at DOE’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) have 3D printed an all-liquid device that can be repeatedly reconfigured on demand to serve a wide range of applications. Read more

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Medical Plastics News editor Laura Hughes met with Frank Dilly, managing director, and Calvin Pendorf, head of engineering, both from SIMTEC Silicone Parts to talk about the recent addition of their new class 8 cleanroom. Read more

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In this piece Lucideon’s polymer technology consultant, Richard Padbury, looks at some of the challenges in polymer analysis and how manufacturing changes the complexity for cardiovascular devices in the polymer market. Read more

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Medical Plastics News editor Laura Hughes discusses her thoughts on medical device excise tax. Read more

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Belfast based medical 3D printing firm, axial 3D, has raised $3M to support the company’s expansion in to the United States (US) through a funding round. Read more

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Goex Corporation announces plans for the addition of a new manufacturing facility in Cedar City, Utah in response to the demand for quality extruded plastic sheet products. Read more

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Following its launch in 2017, the Association of British HealthTech Industries (ABHI) US Accelerator will be expanded in order to support 30 companies to drive their operations in the US. This is 14 more than the programme currently assists. Read more

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Global manufacturer and developer Tekni-Plex has completed the acquisition of three manufacturing facilities from Amcor’s flexible packaging business unit. Read more

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Digital manufacturer, Protolabs has announced the introduction of its new colour matching system into its plastic injection moulding service. Read more

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Tessy Plastics has announced the expansion of cleanrooms in two of its manufacturing facilities in Upstate New York. Read more

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Advanced contract manufacturing and injection moulding company GW Plastics, announces the expansion of its Royalton, Vermont manufacturing and technology centre in response to its growing medical device business. Read more

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