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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

North America

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

Devices

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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