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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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Porous plastics specialist Porex has launched filtration systems that aim to collect, filter, transfer and store samples in single, multi-function devices. Read more

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Plastics manufacturer Nolato Contour has announced it is expanding its facility in Wisconsin with a $17.9 million investment which is expected to create 62 jobs. Read 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. Read more

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It seems that DowDuPont Specialty Products Division might be about to bring us plastic with a difference – it’s derived from sugar. Read more

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Minimising the amount of packaging businesses use is just as important as replacing plastic with recyclable materials, according to packaging supplier, Antalis Packaging. Read more

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Jonathan Wilkins, marketing director of obsolete industrial equipment supplier EU Automation, gives his thoughts on how the UK’s latest initiative to remove all avoidable plastic waste by 2042 could affect the country’s plastics manufacturers. Read more

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Miguel Campos, export sales manager at European packaging manufacturer, Advanta, explains why manufacturers must take control of getting the plastic epidemic under control by stopping it at the source. Read more

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65% of plastic packaging could be recyclable by 2025, according to a new study. Read 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 Read more

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Organic and biodegradable, bioplastics can be used in a range of biomedical applications. Pyam Ramnes explains Read more

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Fakuma takes place on 17-21 October in Friedrichshafen. As always the event offers plenty to excite any plastics processor Read 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. Read 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 Read more

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Dyne Technology looks at the problems of adhesion that medical device manufacturers may encounter. Read more

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