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Plastics can face challenges at every point along the medical and healthcare supply chain, but Albis has the expertise to make the journey a smooth one. more

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At NPE2018, SABIC launched three new 3D printing filaments – two of which have been optimised for medical manufacturing, allowing medical device manufacturers to take a design from prototype to end part seamlessly without compromising on quality. more

materials

Medical device prototyping is a time-consuming process, but Alex Berry has been perfecting his Sutrue suturing device using 3D printing technology and a system he calls ‘multi-typing’. more

industry

GUEST POST: What’s so smart about medical device packaging?

‘Smart packaging’ – it’s a buzzword that’s popped up in multiple industries recently – consumer, food – and yes, even medtech. Med-Tech Innovation’s Dave Gray examines this hot new trend. more

31 May 2018 15:44 guest blogs

Foster Corporation has introduced Combat antimicrobial masterbatches for blending with medical device polymers. more

materials

With new dates and a new venue, Med-Tech Innovation Expo will offer a larger and even more effective platform for the medical technologies industry in the UK and Ireland from next year. more

industry

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

industry

Davis-Standard to process medalist medical TPE on tubing production line at NPE, demonstrating Industry 4.0 technology. more

industry

Injection moulding machine manufacturer Sumitomo (SHI) Demag has reported a rise in incoming orders and market shares in 2017. more

machinery

Solvay announces that Okani Medical Technology, has developed an all-polymer knee implant based on Solvay’s Zeniva polyetheretherketone (PEEK). more

materials

Ultrapolymers has extended its distribution agreement for INEOS Styrolution Styrenic Specialties to cover Europe. more

materials

Med-Tech Innovation Expo is positioning itself as the ideal meeting place for plastics processors looking to develop further in-roads into medical technology. more

industry

Covestro has shown innovation for medical treatment with a Makrolon grade. more

materials

The Italian machinery maker Marchesini has bought 48 per cent of SEA Vision, as drug serialisation regulations tighten across the world. more

industry

The manufacturer KRAIBURG TPE offers compounds that are approved for use in direct contact with blood and medications. more

materials

Eppendorf, a moulder of medical parts, has bought its hundredth Allrounder from Arburg. more

industry

Waldorf Technik at Fakuma 2017: lower space requirements and greater effiency in moulding pipette tips. more

industry

Most-read European plastics headlines: July 2017

Inter-continental acquisitions, automotive events and anti-static polymer technology all feature in EPPM's top five most-read stories of the month. more

28 Jul 2017 09:00 editor's blog

A roll call of elite speakers are preparing to present their innovations, predictions and ideas at Interplas 2017, the UK's leading plastics industry event. more

industry

The term "medical grade" is difficult to pin down, but ALBIS Plastic is helping customers navigate the market to find the best service package for a polymer suitable for each individual medical application. more

materials

HP Fusion 3D Printing Sprocet

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