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Medical device manufacturer Flexan has announced it has expanded its portfolio following the acquisition of IntroMED last April and Medron in 2016 by introducing a full-service concept for silicone and thermoplastic medical devices. Read more

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An adhesive and thermoplastic compound and adhesive manufacturer is expanding its production capacity with €8 million worth of investments. Read more

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Materials giant DSM has entered a partnership with specialist firm Chromatic 3D Materials to introduce thermoset materials for 3D printing. Read more

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Chinaplas is moving location next year and will be held at the National Exhibition and Convention Center (NECC) in Hongqiao, Shanghai on 24-27 April 2018. Read more

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Supplier of medical tubing solutions Natvar will be exhibiting at Medica on 13-16 November. The company will be displaying its latest medical tubing applications at the show which is taking place at the Messe, Dusseldorf. Read more

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Polymer processing company Raumedic will be exhibiting at this year’s MD&M Minneapolis show from 8-9 November. Read more

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Helene Schöngruber and Christoph Lhota, Engel Austria, outline a new cleanroom concept with reversed airflow for high temperature applications. Read more

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Contract research and manufacturing organisation, Foster Delivery Science, and manufacturer ProMed Pharma have announced a commercial partnership to provide comprehensive contract services for pharmaceutical and combination device applications. Read more

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What does a successful consumable diagnostics CMO look like? Bill Welch, Phillips-Medisize Corporation explains what the technical competencies and operating segments of a CMO for diagnostics consumables look like. Read more

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Silefin is the connection between silicone and polyolefin, says Raumedic Read more

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In September this year Albis (UK), the technical thermoplast compounding and distribution company, will celebrate its 50th anniversary Read more

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Emerging technologies and materials that provide improvements for medical device manufacturer are crucial in medtech. These five things are the ones to look out for in the medical plastics sector of 2016 Read more

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Sil-Pro is to take sole ownership of Sil-Pro Machining Solutions, formerly MMI Precision Read more

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Lubrizol LifeSciences is investing £9.9m ($15m) to expand its global manufacturing facilities Read more

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GW Plastics is expanding thermoplastic, silicone and training facilities at its Royalton, Vermont manufacturing and technology Center Read more

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Researchers at Raumedic have succeeded in combining polyolefins as non-polar thermoplastics with a silicone elastomer to form an adhesive bond called Silefin Read more

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Paul Edwards, managing director of Pentagon Plastics talks high engineering grades of thermoplastics Read more

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Parx Plastics has created a biocompatible technology to inhibit the growth of bacteria on the surface of plastic Read more

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RTP Company, a compounder of custom engineered thermoplastics, is offering tribology data from a friction test to help designers of drug delivery devices select the best possible material for single-use applications Read more

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An online polymer advisor tool, developed by DuPont Performance Polymers, can help plastics professionals narrow the choice of which high-performance thermoplastic family to consider when designing a new component or system. Read more

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