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Borealis

Borealis and Borouge introduce Borealis Bormed PL8830-PH, the first controlled plastomers solution for the healthcare industry. Read more

Materials

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

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Researchers at the University of Southern California Viterbi School of Engineering have developed thin, flexible polymer-based materials for a medical device. Read more

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Fitsco

Medical devices see clean through new threaded inserts by Fitsco. Read more

Materials

Davis-Standard to process medalist medical TPE on tubing production line at NPE, demonstrating Industry 4.0 technology. 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

Materials

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

Materials

German plastics specialist Covestro has released a new polycarbonate for medical applications, Makrolon Rx3440. Read 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. 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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Solvay has unveiled a new polymer suitable for implantable devices as part of its specialities portfolio. Read more

Materials

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

Machinery

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

Industry News

The design and capabilities of polymers will be central to the future of medicine, according to the Head of Drug Delivery at GlaxoSmithKline(GSK). Read more

Materials

Boddingtons has been celebrating a successful Interplas 2017 in which the company has already clinched a number of new business prospects with more to follow over the coming weeks. Read more

Interplas 2017

Interplas to host new platform for Medical Plastics Manufacturing. Read more

Interplas 2017

Teknor Apex has set out its high-flow Medalist MD-23100 series of TPV elastomers, which range from very soft to semi-hard, do not need pre-drying, and have a light natural hue for ease of colouring. Read more

Materials

Five biomaterials researchers have started a project with Lucideon in Stoke-on-Trent, moving from its twin town of Erlangen to develop anti-microbial materials. Read more

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Students at the University of Huddersfield have won an award for giving a 3D Printed ‘bionic’ hand to a ten-year-old girl from North Wales. Read more

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