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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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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High-purity Ultrason® E for ultra-filtration water treatment membranes

BASF News Services

To ensure clean and safe water throughout the treatment system, UK-based company Pentair uses BASF’s Ultrason E 6020 P. Read more

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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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  • UHMWPE components are used in total endoprosthetic joints

    Parx Plastics

    UHMWPE components are used in total endoprosthetic joints

    UHMWPE components are used in total endoprosthetic joints

  • Lameplast 0.6ml two-piece strip

    Lameplast 0.6ml two-piece strip

  • The self-adhesive liquid silicone rubber has a low-friction surface, which makes it easy to install. WACKER will be exhibiting the product for the first time at this year’s plastics show K 2019

    Wacker

    The self-adhesive liquid silicone rubber has a low-friction surface, which makes it easy to install. WACKER will be exhibiting the product for the first time at this year’s plastics show K 2019

    Connector housing with injection-molded orange radial seal made from ELASTOSIL LR 3675. The self-adhesive liquid silicone rubber has a low-friction surface, which makes it easy to install. Wacker will be exhibiting the product for the first time at this year’s plastics show K 2019

  • Tekni-Plex completes acquisition of three healthcare packaging plants

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    Tekni-Plex completes acquisition of three healthcare packaging plants

  • Patients to benefit from eye drops packaging validation

    AIMPLAS

    Patients to benefit from eye drops packaging validation

  • Relyon Plasma bonds parts with improved adhesion

    relyon plasma GmbH

    Relyon Plasma bonds parts with improved adhesion

    The piezobrush PZ2

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