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Clariant expands range of healthcare desiccant cards

Clariant

Clariant has announced a new flat-profile molecular-sieve desiccant, ADP Plate, along with an expanded line of Dri-Card laminated-film desiccant cards. Read more

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The European Aluminium Foil Association (EAFA) has awarded the Alufoil Trophy for product protection to Amcor and GSK for the Formpack Dessiflex Ultra in recognition of the enhanced protection for Augmentin and the positive impact on patients. Read more

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Pyriproxyfen inhibits the ability of female mosquitos to reproduce by limiting egg laying

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Clariant has announced the introduction of the most technologically advanced anti-mosquito masterbatch for use in Royal Guard long-lasting insecticide-treated nets (LLIN). Read more

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ProAmpac CRREO range

ProAmpac

US-based recyclable, sustainable packaging producer ProAmpac has expanded its child-resistant, reclosable, easy-open (CRREO) pouches portfolio with the launch of an updated product line in various sizes. Read more

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Surgical and medical devices are among the medical and healthcare applications of antimicrobial plastics

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According to the new research report published by MarketsandMarkets, the antimicrobial plastics market is projected to reach USD 43.1bn (~€38bn) by 2023 ($29.6bn in 2018) at a CAGR of 7.8%. Read more

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The ConvertX System enables stent release in less than a minute

BrightWater Medical Inc.

US-based BrightWater Medical, Inc. has announced that the FDA has cleared the company’s innovative ConvertX Biliary Stent System for treatment of biliary obstructions. Read more

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The spiral flow testing demonstrates the increased flow length that can be achieved using Makrolon Rx2235 polycarbonate.

Covestro

Miniaturised medical devices, such as on-body drug delivery or monitoring applications, call for seamless, unobtrusive and lightweight designs to improve patient comfort and overall compliance. Read more

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INEOS Styrolution celebrates five-year collaboration

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INEOS Styrolution, the global leader in styrenics, celebrates the fifth anniversary of a unique and successful R&D collaboration model with Neue Materialien Bayreuth GmbH (NMB), in co-operation with the University of Bayreuth. Read more

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On behalf of Basell Orlen Polyolefins Sprzedaż, Albis Polska has taken over the distribution in Poland of LyondellBasells healthcare brand PURELL. Read more

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The German chemical engineering group Evonik has started a project to build tissue regeneration structures at its new centre in Singapore. Read more

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BioCote, an antimicrobials specialist, and Unigloves, a gloves manufacturer, have joined up to target cross contamination on medical hand garment surfaces. Read more

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3D printing demonstrations from Stratasys will feature at the Med Tech Innovation Expo, 26-27 April in Coventry, UK. Read more

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ELIX

ELIX Polymers

ABS technology leader ELIX Polymers has launched a new grade that has been optimised for products that come into contact with food. Read more

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The disposable plastic versus metal medical equipment debate is an important one in terms of both sustainability and effectiveness. Disposable plastics offer the hygienic benefits, but are they greener? EPPM's Joy Showunmi investigates. Read more

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KM Packaging Services' new KPeel lidding films range is expected to be particularly attractive to the premium supermarket brands, in addition to caterers for the healthcare and elderly markets thanks to its fool-proof characteristics. Read more

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Home healthcare is changing the medical plastics landscape - and Albis is prepared. It has extended its already broad healthcare portfolio with two new polyolefin products, which are addressing the on-going trend to home healthcare . Read more

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Evonik's guide to sunglasses in summer 2015

Sunglasses have to be able to provide protection against UV rays and should be durable and Evonik has produced a handy guide to help consumers select the right sunnies. Read more

26 Jun 2015 12:26 guest blogs

BPAs are among the world's most thoroughly-investigated chemicals and yet out-of-of date opinion pedals misinformation about the material's safety. Bayer MaterialScience is on a mission to set the record straight. Read more

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Doctors are only as good as their tools, which is why OEMs all over the world are using Styrolution's expertise in polymers for medical applications to ensure their products are of the highest quality possible. Read more

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Three trends being tracked by medical device manufacturers today are infection prevention, demand for single-use devices, and the shift toward home healthcare. Styron explores how materials suppliers are supporting these markets. Read more

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  • Tekni-Plex completes acquisition of three healthcare packaging plants

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    Tekni-Plex completes acquisition of three healthcare packaging plants

  • Clariant expands range of healthcare desiccant cards

    Clariant

    Clariant expands range of healthcare desiccant cards

  • Formpack® Dessiflex Ultra blister solution

    Formpack Dessiflex Ultra blister solution

  • Amcor and GSK win Alufoil Trophy for enhanced desiccated patient blister pack

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    Amcor and GSK win Alufoil Trophy for enhanced desiccated patient blister pack

  • Royal Guard long-lasting insecticide-treated nets

    Clariant

    Royal Guard long-lasting insecticide-treated nets

    Royal Guard long-lasting insecticide-treated nets

  • Pyriproxyfen inhibits the ability of female mosquitos to reproduce by limiting egg laying

    via Shutterstock

    Pyriproxyfen inhibits the ability of female mosquitos to reproduce by limiting egg laying

    Pyriproxyfen inhibits the ability of female mosquitos to reproduce by limiting egg laying

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