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Medical Channel: Top 10 medtech stories of 2015

Friday, December 18th, 2015 | Permalink

The impact of 3D printing on medical technology is undeniable—from personalized prosthetic devices fabricated at a fraction of the cost of conventional products to nerve regeneration guides that may provide otherwise elusive cures—and the best, and this is true, is yet to come. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites Keywords:  Injection Molding Medical Polymers read more

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What do plastics have to do with the Medical Design Excellence Awards? Everything!

Friday, December 18th, 2015 | Permalink

All Sites Entering its 16th year, the Medical Design Excellence Awards (MDEA) competition is the premier awards program for the medical technology industry and associated suppliers. Sponsored by sister media outlet Medical Device and Diagnostics Industry  ( MD+DI ) and MD&M East, the medical manufacturing event co-located with PLASTEC East, the MDEA competition recognizes outstanding achievements in medical product design and engineering. read more

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PEEK-based implantable device from medtech startup gets investors’ vote of confidence

Friday, December 18th, 2015 | Permalink

French medtech startup Hyprevention (Bordeaux) announced this week that it had raised €750,000 ($814,000) in 2015 to continue developing its business plan in Europe and emerging markets for its novel implantable device to prevent hip fractures. Since receiving the CE mark in August 2015, Hyprevention recorded its first sale of the Y-Strut device in France and signed its first distribution agreement in Belgium. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites Keywords:  Medical polymers read more

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Plastic gears play critical role in steering stability

Friday, December 18th, 2015 | Permalink

Dynamic stability control is an important driver aid in modern vehicles,. This electronically controlled driver assistance system requires an angle sensor with an important safety function to be built into the steering column. Critical to its functionality is the plastic gear drive of the steering angle sensor. Valeo Schalter und Sensoren GmbH (Bietigheim-Bissinge, Germany) opted for Vestamid L1930 polyamide 12 from the Resource Efficiency Segment of Evonik (Essen, Germany) as the material this gear drive. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites read more

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Suppliers to automotive OEMs find strength in numbers

Wednesday, December 16th, 2015 | Permalink

As some Tier 1 suppliers leave the automotive industry, others are hooking up to tighten the supply chain and make purchasing less stressful. In October, an IHS SupplierBusiness  editorial noted that Continental AG (Hannover, Germany), a manufacturer of tires, brake systems among other parts for the transportation industry, and Schaeffler Technologies AG ( Herzogenaurach, Germany) , a maker of roller bearings, linear bearing systems and other engine and transmission components, added nine additional suppliers to their “burgeoning Premium Supplier Circle program.” Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites Keywords:  Contract Manufacturing Services read more

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