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Amcor joins Healthcare Plastics Recycling Council

Amcor

Amcor has joined the Healthcare Plastics Recycling Council (HPRC), a coalition of industry peers across healthcare, recycling and waste management, seeking to improve recyclability of plastic products within the healthcare sector. Read more

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RecoMed PVC takeback scheme launches new website

RecoMed

RecoMed, the PVC takeback scheme for single-use medical devices, has launched a new website in response to rising interest from the healthcare sector in reducing and recycling plastic waste. Read more

materials

Breakthrough in drug delivery relies on Covestro polycarbonates

Covestro

Wearable drug delivery devices have changed the way medication is administered to patients by shifting treatment from the hospital to the home. However, animals have not had the same freedom during treatment as they often face limited mobility Read more

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Clariant launches medical polymer compounds resistant to hydrolytic degradation

Clariant

Clariant Plastics & Coatings Healthcare Polymer Solutions has completed development and testing of new polymer materials specially formulated to resist degradation caused by exposure to high humidity and temperature. Read more

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CEO and co-founder of Rotterdam-based Parx Materials Michaël van der Jagt hosted the very first webinar on the Parx technology yesterday (6 February), which he hailed as a success. Read more

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Trinseo introduces PC for medical devices

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Trinseo will continue to show support for the medical industry with the launch of a new wear-resistant, high-lubricity polycarbonate (PC) at Pharmapack in Paris and MD&M West in Anaheim, California. Read more

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With more than 50 years of experience in the healthcare industry, Covestro continues to expand its materials offering to help manufacturers meet requirements for life-enhancing applications. Read more

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HEXPOL TPE at Pharmapack 2020

HEXPOL TPE

International TPE compounder HEXPOL TPE will present the latest developments in the Mediprene family of TPEs at PHARAMAPACK 2020 in Paris (5-6 February). Among the highlights will be several Mediprene TPE grades for solvent bonding applications. Read more

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Phillips-Medisize increases European manufacturing presence

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Phillips-Medisize, a Molex company, announced expansion of its current Global Innovation and Development (GID) site in Struer, Denmark, earlier this month, with a dedicated Manufacturing Development and Clinical build unit scheduled to open in Q2 202 Read more

industry

Polyplastics to showcase DURACON POM PM series

Polyplastics Co., Ltd.

The Polyplastics Group will showcase its latest material offering for the medical/healthcare market – DURACON polyoxymethylene (POM) PM series for drug contact and delivery applications – at Pharmapack, Paris (5-6 February), and at MD&M West in Anahe Read more

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The future is orange – Techsil launches fluorescent, biocompatible plastics adhesive

Panacol

UK-based adhesive specialists Techsil has introduced a new orange, fluorescing, UV curing adhesive designed for bonding plastics. Read more

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FossiLabs, LLC focusing on engineering porous bone-like structures in PEEK

FossiLabs, LLC

US-based start-up FossiLabs, LLC focusing on engineering porous bone-like structures in PEEK has announced the launch of the first-ever Fused Filament Fabrication (FFF) 3D printed ‘fully’ porous PEEK bone-like structures within implantable devices. Read more

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ULMA Medical Packages

ULMA Packaging UK

Medical device manufacturers should ensure their packaging solutions exceed mandatory EU legislation to safeguard quality standards and maintain a contaminant-free environment, according to ULMA Packaging UK. Read more

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Gentle packaging of breast implants

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Covestro is particularly focused on premium packaging materials for high value medical devices that meet increased requirements for mechanical protection, sterilisation and dimensional stability. Read more

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Clariant brings ‘Color of Innovation’ to Pharmapack Europe 2020

Clariant

Clariant Plastics & Coatings Healthcare Polymer Solutions, a world leader in masterbatches and compounds for pharmaceutical packaging and medical devices, will mark the 10th anniversary of the launch of the MEVOPUR ‘medical grade’ materials Read more

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Plastique brings cleanroom packaging manufacturing closer to home

Plastique

Leading European thermoformer TEQ:Plastique is proud to deliver a range of medical packaging solutions produced at state-of-the-art cleanrooms based in the UK and Poland. 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

machinery

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

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  • Amcor joins Healthcare Plastics Recycling Council

    Amcor

    Amcor joins Healthcare Plastics Recycling Council

    disposable plastic syringes with needles in the package. Macro shot.

  • RecoMed PVC takeback scheme launches new website

    RecoMed

    RecoMed PVC takeback scheme launches new website

  • PDI Healthcare Disinfectant Testing

    PDI Healthcare

    PDI Healthcare Disinfectant Testing

    PDI Healthcare Disinfectant Testing

  • Breakthrough in drug delivery relies on Covestro polycarbonates

    Covestro

    Breakthrough in drug delivery relies on Covestro polycarbonates

    Die Mini-Infuser™ SQ-CRI Pumpe der Firma RxActuator verwendet weißes Bayblend® T85 XF PC+ABS-Blend von Covestro für das Gehäuse und klares Makrolon® Rx1805 Polycarbonat in einem Blauton für die Verkleidung. -------------- The RxActuator Mini-Infuser™ SQ-CRI pump utilizes white Bayblend® T85 XF PC+ABS blend from Covestro for the case and clear Makrolon® Rx1805 polycarbonate in a blue tint for the trim.

  • Clariant launches medical polymer compounds resistant to hydrolytic degradation

    Clariant

    Clariant launches medical polymer compounds resistant to hydrolytic degradation

  • Parx Materials claims webinar success

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