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Sumitomo (SHI) Demag restructures German sales team

Sumitomo (SHI) Demag

Sumitomo (SHI) Demag Plastics Machinery GmbH has announced a new sales management team in Germany, announcing Armin Distler as Director. Read more

machinery

ImplaPrep concept for automated functionalisation of implants

relyon plasma GmbH

Based in Regensburg, Germany, relyon plasma GmbH is presenting three new concepts for the use of plasma technology range CeraPlas in the medical and cosmetics industry during MedtecLIVE in Nuremberg. Read more

machinery

NFC-enabled caps and closures go global

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Plastic caps and closures supplier BERICAP and AIPIA member Thinfilm Electronics have signed a Letter of Intent for an exclusive joint partnership to develop fully integrated digital authentication solutions in over-the-counter pharmaceuticals Read more

materials

A new twin-screw extruder has begun operating in the TecCenter for processing standard and technical polymers

SANITIZED AG, PR024

A specially developed twin-screw extruder in the Sanitized AG TecCenter allows even faster development of new masterbatch combinations and the manufacture of test amounts of polymers with individual antimicrobial additives. Read more

machinery

Qosina launches European operations

Qosina Corp.

US-based Qosina Corp. has announced the establishment of operations in Europe. Qosina Europe is located in Milan, Italy, and managed by Giampaolo Meana. Read more

industry

Davis-Standard subsidiary adds manufacturing space

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Davis-Standard (Suzhou) Plastics Packaging Machinery Co., Ltd. has announced the expansion of the company’s manufacturing capabilities. Read more

industry

Herga Microswitch Range

Herga Technology

Herga Technology, the UK footswitch, hand controls and sensing component designer and manufacturer has expanded its product portfolio with a wide range of basic and sealed snap-action microswitches from Zippy Technology. Read more

machinery

T4M Stuttgart

Messe Stuttgart

The medical technology industry will celebrate the première of T4M – Technology for Medical Devices – in Stuttgart, Germany, from 7-9 May 2019. Read more

industry

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

materials

Tekni-Plex to buy three Amcor production facilities

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Packaging materials manufacturer Tekni-Plex has entered a definitive purchase agreement to buy three production facilities from Australian packaging company Amcor’s Flexible Packaging business unit for a cash consideration of $215m. Read more

industry

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

materials

The mechanical recycling of PVC cling film is feasible with the existing waste management systems

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Since the publication of The New Plastics Economy in January 2017 until the most recent ‘Le Pacte National sur les Emballages Plastiques’ in February 2019, PVC packaging has been referred to as an ‘uncommon plastic’, and a ‘problematic’ waste. Read more

materials

PEEK implant during treatment with the piezobrush PZ2

Relyon Plasma GmbH

At MedtecLIVE in Nuremberg, Germany, Relyon Plasma GmbH, based in Regensburg, will present new trends and developments in the field of atmospheric plasma applications in medical technology. Read more

materials

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

industry

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

materials

MedPharmPlast Europe announces summer conference in Frankfurt

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MedPharmPlast Europe has announced its summer conference will take place on 25 and 26 June 2019 in Frankfurt, Germany, at the Industriepark Höchst. Read more

industry

Positive trial results for Parx Technology in dental applications

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Parx Plastics NV has announced the incorporation of a new joint venture under the name of Zinkh NV, to exclusively market its proprietary antimicrobial technology in dental applications. Read more

materials

Krzysztof Bruski

Engel UK

ENGEL UK has named Krzysztof Bruski as its new Project Manager focus on the Medical and Packaging sectors. Read more

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Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, is exhibiting at MD&M West 2019 and displaying medical devices and components made of MEVOPUR polymer materials formulated to improve laser-welding performance. 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

materials

  • Sumitomo (SHI) Demag restructures German sales team

    Sumitomo (SHI) Demag

    Sumitomo (SHI) Demag restructures German sales team

    (L-R) Sonnhalter, Distler, Dirnberger

  • ImplaPrep concept for automated functionalisation of implants

    relyon plasma GmbH

    ImplaPrep concept for automated functionalisation of implants

    ImplaPrep concept for automated functionalisation of implants

  • NFC-enabled caps and closures go global

    via Shutterstock

    NFC-enabled caps and closures go global

  • A new twin-screw extruder has begun operating in the TecCenter for processing standard and technical polymers

    SANITIZED AG, PR024

    A new twin-screw extruder has begun operating in the TecCenter for processing standard and technical polymers

    A new twin-screw extruder has begun operating in the TecCenter for processing standard and technical polymers

  • Qosina launches European operations

    Qosina Corp.

    Qosina launches European operations

  • Davis-Standard subsidiary adds manufacturing space

    via Shutterstock

    Davis-Standard subsidiary adds manufacturing space

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