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Polymer solutions provider Foster Corporation has broken ground on a new manufacturing facility adjacent to its headquarters in Putnam, Connecticut. Read more

North America

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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New disposable Luer lock connector reduces production times and saves money with in-house production. Read more

Devices

Lotte Advanced Materials introduces its new antimicrobial technology Evermoin which aims to offer safe, effective, fast acting, and durable protection against Healthcare Associated Infections (HAI). Read more

Technology

Polymer specialist PolyOne is featuring its “more than materials” approach at MD&M West, as well as highlighting its portfolio of polymers, functional additives, and colourants for the healthcare industry. Read more

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Polymer producer Covestro is showcasing Embr Wave, a wearable, at this year’s MD&M West in Anaheim, California. Read more

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Advanced materials and speciality chemicals company Solvay will present a paper on the use of metal-to-plastic conversion to drive new medical device designs at MD&M West. Read more

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Medical materials company Tekni-Plex will present a paper on Improving Tolerance During Manufacturing: Polymer Mandrels Applications for Interventional Catheter Development at this year’s MD&M West show. Read more

North America

Carl Mendonça, Ultrapolymers, outlines polymer choice considerations for successful plastics device components. Read more

Opinion

Foster Corporation has been appointed as a North American distributor of Solvay’s KetaSpire Peek and AvaSpire Paek polyketone based polymers. Read more

North America

For the first time in Europe, DuPont and Dow Silicones Corp, subsidiaries of the specialty products division of DowDuPont are bringing together two strong material portfolios to showcase at the Fakuma trade fair. Read more

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A new method developed at University of Warwick enables hundreds of polymers to be synthesised and tested for ability to kill superbugs Read more

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VELOX - a European distributor of specialty chemicals and resins, hosted several of its suppliers at this year's Compamed show. Read more

Polymer manufacturer for the medical industry, Gwalia Healthcare has announced a continued investment for its cleanroom capabilities. Read more

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Polymer solutions company Covestro is highlighting its material portfolio for OEMs at MD&M East this week. Read more

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Researchers in southern California have developed a polymer-based material to help record activity more deeply in the brain. Read more

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Two winners from UK universities have been awarded large grants to help fund research into new bioelectronics devices. Read more

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A team of researchers at the University of Melbourne are developing nanoparticles that could potentially fight some of the most dangerous antibiotic resistant bacteria. Read more

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Teleflex Medical OEM has launched a proprietary, hydrophilic surface coating for polymer-based devices that are navigated through the vascular system. Read more

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European polymer distributor Ultrapolymers has announced it is extending its distribution agreement with styrenics supplier, Ineos Styrolution Styrenic Specialties. Read more

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Teknor Apex's restructured product portfolio offers device designers and manufacturers multiple raw material options Read more

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