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The PathAguard LUCA sleeve in an alternative to methods currently used in the medical sector Read more

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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. Read more

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

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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. Read more

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

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

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

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

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

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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. Read 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. Read more

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

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

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

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

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

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

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