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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

UPSA, based in Agen, south-west France and part of Bristol Myers-Squibb, used a Stratasys Fortus 3D Printer to attract new engineers to its workshops. more

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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

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

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Union Plastic

French bottle maker Union Plastics is aiming to improve applications for the ear, nose and mouth pharmaceuticals after advancing its injection-blow moulding line. more

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Marchesini Group is continuing its aggressive expansion throughout Europe by opening branches in strategic locations in Russia, Poland and Ukraine. more

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A. Schulman has announced that its Distribution Services EMEA portfolio has been enhanced by the addition of TOPAS Advanced Polymers for innovative and customised film packaging solutions. more

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Reduction Engineering Scheer has introduced a new line of fully pharmaceutical-grade strand pelletisers for use in applications where pharmaceutical drugs are mixed with active ingredients in an extruder. more

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Porvair Filtration Group is delivering fresh innovation through its extensive new controlled plastics cutting capability, achieving strong results at very high tolerance levels for a wide range of applications. more

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Leading development partner and system supplier for the medical and pharmaceutical industry RAUMEDIC has celebrated the opening of a new facility in Germany. more

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The blow-moulded container market is predicted to hit the 6.79 MMT (million metric tonnes) mark by 2020. more

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Plastics Color Corp may be 50, but the Illinois-headquartered plastics giant has the same attitude to development as a startup, fine-tuning its portfolio of specialised additives to meet customer requirements and anticipate market demand. more

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Flexible packaging

Amcor

Amcor Rigid Plastics will consolidate its Des Plaines, Ill. manufacturing facility into its Itasca, Ill. manufacturing facility to better meet changing customer needs. more

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DSM and NHU have announced a joint venture for the market development of PPS compounds. more

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A process of using artificial photosynthesis to create the building blocks for plastics, pharmaceuticals and fuel could alleviate the pressure on global fossil fuel reserves. more

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Caps and Closures

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The US Caps and Closures market is expected to exceed $11 billion in 2018 as market trends and child-lock regulations influence manufacturers. more

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