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Packaging created on the Shawpack [Source: Riverside Medical / Shawpak]

Derbyshire-based medical packaging manufacturer, Riverside Medical Packaging, has created the ‘Shawpak’, a space-saving, automated thermoforming packaging machine it believes overcomes many of the limitations of standard systems. more

Machinery

BioStable, based in Austin, Texas, has agreed to use Solvay's Radel polyphenylsulfone in heart valve repairs. more

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The German raw materials distributor Velox has agreed a deal with Belgian plastics company Solvay for its polyarylamide for single-use medical tools. more

Materials

Sumitomo (SHI) Demag pointed to increased packaging and medical demand for sales success as orders rose to £263 million for the German injection moulding machinery makers. more

Machinery

Solvay’s high-strength Ixef PARA enables next-generation Cervical-One single-procedure surgical instrument kit from ECA Medical Instruments. more

Materials

Heart attacks caused by minuscule flaws in polymer artery stents will be reduced after a materials advance from scientists in the US. more

Materials

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

Materials

Medical moulder Trend Technologies hosted a delegation from the Dail on a tour round its refurbished plant in Mullingar. more

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German plastics specialist Covestro has released a new polycarbonate for medical applications, Makrolon Rx3440. more

Materials

Med-Tech Innovation Expo could be the perfect platform for plastics processors looking to develop further business within the UK and Ireland's med-tech sector. more

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The US group PolyOne has widened its offering in plastics additives for medical treatment with a launch at MD&M West. more

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Leeds based medical plastics consultant Plazology has announced a raft of investment in staff and premises. more

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Sumitomo (SHI) Demag, the injection moulding machinery company, is working on child-proof and anti tamper closures that remain accessible to the elderly and infirm. more

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Solvay has unveiled a new polymer suitable for implantable devices as part of its specialities portfolio. more

Materials

Robots and drugs are the future, according to the new plan from the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills. more

Industry News

White Horse Plastics has successfully produced its first batches of syringe luer tapers on its moulding machinery from Wittmann Battenfeld. more

Machinery

The British Plastics Federation and Axion started RecoMed to create a circular industry for hospital waste. more

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Medical moulder Trend Technologies has won an award at the Plastics Industry Awards. more

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Trend Technologies, based in Co Westmeath, is enjoying an Arburg Allrounder IMM with bespoke tuning for its high volumes in medical devices. more

Machinery

Materials distributor, Ultrapolymers, will show the newest addition to Lyondellbasell’s ‘Purell’ range of healthcare products ideally suited for medical flexible tubing. more

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