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SGH Healthcaring unveils Zephyr at CPHI 2019

SGH Healthcaring

SGH Healthcaring is launching a new asthma spacer device named Zephyr at CPHI 2019 in Frankfurt, Germany. Read more

industry

Orfit chooses non-nuclear Hammer-IMS thickness measurement system

Orfit Industries

The innovative thickness measuring system of Hammer-IMS is exactly what Orfit Industries in Antwerp, Belgium, required for its high-temperature thermoplastic extrusion line, according to a recent press release. Read more

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NATPET showcases advances in several polypropylene resin grades at K 2019.

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Saudi Arabia’s National Petrochemical Industrial Co. (NATPET), a major producer of propylene and polypropylene, showcased advances in several material grades at K 2019. Read more

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ALPLApharma to debut in Frankfurt

ALPLA

International plastic packaging specialist ALPLA Group is combining its expertise and services for customers in the pharmaceutical industry under the ALPLApharma brand name and will be presenting CRC justONE, an exceptionally light, childproof closur Read more

materials

Parx technology protected by EU patent

Parx Plastics

Parx Plastics NV’s EU patent application for the use of the company’s technologies in polymer parts of orthopaedic implants (e.g. hip and knee joints) has been granted. Read more

materials

Constantia Flexibles acquires TT-print

Constantia 2019

Austria-based packaging producer Constantia Flexibles has completed its acquisition of a majority stake in the Russian group of companies TT. Read more

industry

Solvay helps Nordson develop new aseptic disconnects

Nordson MEDICAL

Solvay’s Udel PSU has enabled Nordson MEDICAL to develop its Spaulding Series Aseptic Disconnects for pharmaceutical and bioprocessing. Read more

materials

General Hospital of Valencia Research Foundation and AIMPLAS create unit

AIMPLAS

The Research Foundation of the General Hospital of Valencia (FIHGUV) and AIMPLAS, the Plastics Technology Centre, have signed an agreement to create the UROPLAS Joint Research Unit in order to facilitate collaboration Read more

materials

KRAIBURG TPE’s materials comply with new VDI guideline

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KRAIBURG TPE has announced that its THERMOLAST M compounds meet the requirements of the VDI guideline 2017 for medical grade plastics (MGPs) passed by the Association of German Engineers (VDI) in July 2019. Read more

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Polyisoprene latex sales to remain driven by medical and consumer products

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The global Polyisoprene Latex market was valued to be ~$74.5m (~€67.3m) in 2014, and is expected to embark upon ~$105.5m by the end of 2019. Read more

materials

Bemis Healthcare Packaging Europe to merge with Nelipak

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Private equity firm Kohlberg & Company has closed the acquisition of Bemis Healthcare Packaging Europe. Read more

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Wide corona discharge in air gap

relyon plasma

Relyon Plasma GmbH will present the interplay of plasma technology, surface treatment and robotics at K 2019 alongside partners STTS and ULBRICH. Read more

K 2019

UHMWPE components are used in total endoprosthetic joints

Parx Plastics

Parx Plastics NV has announced that the Italian Ministry of Economic Development has issued a patent certificate for the industrial invention covering the company’s technologies to create antimicrobial and antibiofilm functionality Read more

materials

Tekni-Plex has acquired Italian healthcare packaging company Lameplast SpA from Milan-based private equity firm Aksìa Group. Lameplast will become part of Tekni-Plex’s global Tekni-Films business. Read more

industry

Apex Group announces K2019 participation

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For more than a century, Apex Machine Company has delivered unique and innovative, high-impact printing solutions adapting to the ever-changing packaging industry. Read more

machinery

Patients to benefit from eye drops packaging validation

AIMPLAS

The PHARMAPACKSAFE project has allowed the validation of two packages to contain eye drops made by hospital pharmacies so that exact expiry dates of the formulated drugs are known. Read more

materials

Relyon Plasma bonds parts with improved adhesion

relyon plasma GmbH

3D printing has become increasingly important and is now established as a manufacturing technology in industry and in the private sector. Read more

materials

Solvay Ixef PARA rod stock now available from Drake Medical

Solvay

Solvay’s Ixef polyarylamide (PARA) is now globally available in rod stock from its channel partner, Drake Medical Plastics. Read more

materials

A surgical pin is placed into a bone visible under the transparent skin of the hand model used to teach young surgeons.

CNW Group/The University of Manitoba Section of Plastic Surgery

A group of Canadian plastic surgeons have used 3D printing to create a realistic hand model to help young surgeons learn valuable skills. Read more

materials

NVC International Working Group meeting Pharmaceutical Packaging

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The NVC International Working Group Pharmaceutical Packaging Innovation will continue to address recent developments in medical packaging and devices during the International Working Group on 6-7 June 2019 in Amsterdam. Read more

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  • SGH Healthcaring unveils Zephyr at CPHI 2019

    SGH Healthcaring

    SGH Healthcaring unveils Zephyr at CPHI 2019

  • NATPET showcases advances in several polypropylene resin grades at K 2019.

    © 2019 Milliken & Company

    NATPET showcases advances in several polypropylene resin grades at K 2019.

    NATPET showcases advances in several polypropylene resin grades at K 2019.

  • ALPLApharma to debut in Frankfurt

    ALPLA

    ALPLApharma to debut in Frankfurt

    CRC justONE, by ALPLApharma, is an exceptionally light, childproof closure with a tamper-evident band, certified under 16 CFR § 1700.20 and ISO 8317 for childproof packaging for bottles ranging from 30 millilitres to 1.5 litres.

  • Danish hospital collects PVC oxygen masks for recycling

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    Danish hospital collects PVC oxygen masks for recycling

  • Parx technology protected by EU patent

    Parx Plastics

    Parx technology protected by EU patent

    "Orthopedic prostheses parts made from UHWMPE (10) with Vitamin E, represent a further step forward in better controlling the risks of infection.”

  • Constantia Flexibles acquires TT-print

    Constantia 2019

    Constantia Flexibles acquires TT-print

    The plant in Voskresensk, Russia

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