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Plastics are involved in every aspect of our lives and recently ‘plastiphobia’ has become a well-known word. However, the issue is not with plastics, but rather around the recycling of plastics and its inappropriate usage. Read more

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The manufacturer is exhibiting a variety of different plastics engineering solutions for medical technology applications during this year’s Compamed. 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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Manufacturer and designer Placon was recently announced as the gold award winner for its packaging design at the Society of Plastics Engineers (SPE) conference. Read more

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A must attend trade fair for the plastics industry. Read more

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A Plastics Market Watch report titled, 'Watching: Plastics’ Contribution to Healthcare' by the Plastics Industry Association (PLASTICS) has been released. Read more

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Mold-Masters, a melt delivery and control system specialist, explains how its new system could save time for manufacturers. Read more

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Leanne Taylor, head of content - plastics, Rapid News led a healthcare discussion on women in plastics on the healthtech stage at this year’s Med Tech Innovation Expo. Read more

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Due to the diversification of the company’s products, antimicrobial brand SteriTouch announces it has been added to new umbrella company Radical Materials. Read more

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Medical Plastics News group editor Dave Gray recently spoke to Michael Faulkner, president of BMP medical to discuss the new plastics manufacturing facility. Read more

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The recent innovation of custom made implants has the potential to improve surgical procedures. The use of PolyEther Ether Ketone (PEEK) in these implants can play a key role in preventing post-surgical infection. Read more

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Lanxess, a chemicals company have partnered with Citrine Informatics, a U.S.-based Artificial Intelligence (AI) company, to attempt to use AI for the development of customer specific high-performance plastics. Read more

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Davis-Standard (Suzhou) Plastics Packaging Machinery, a developer and distributer of extrusion and converting technology, has announced the expansion of its manufacturing capabilities. Read more

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Ole Grøndahl Hansen, project manager of PVCMed Alliance, discusses how plastics have paved the way for significantly longer lives, and why recycling is key for medical plastics in the future. Read more

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Albis is participating at the Med-Tech Innovation Expo to showcase to the healthcare industry its unmatched distribution portfolio of plastics that are specifically supported for use in the healthcare space. Read more

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Boddingtons returns to the Med-Tech Innovation Expo for the fourth year running with its biggest exhibition offering yet at the NEC, Birmingham from May 15-16. Read more

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Porvair Sciences, a producer of high-performance filtration and separation technology is hoping to drive medical and healthcare device innovation with its range of Vyon porous plastic materials. Read more

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LIMB-art, a British design and manufacturing company announces plans to present new prosthetic leg cover designs at trade show, Naidex. Read more

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Plastics technology researcher and developer Teysha Technologies has developed a natural polycarbonate platform that it claims could replace the traditional plastic used in medical equipment. Read more

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