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Green Matter: What’s all the buzz about the Be.e?

Thursday, August 15th, 2013 | Permalink

A scooter made of biocomposite material that runs on electricity: it doesn’t get much greener than that. The Be.e scooter is exactly that, and more, says Vaniek Colenbrander of Van.eko , the company that developed and recently unveiled the new product concept. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites Issue Date:  PT – August 2013 Keywords:  Be.e Van.eko electric scooter biocomposite read more

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K 2013: Braunform MED mold showcases innovative high-volume mold for pharmaceutical

Wednesday, August 14th, 2013 | Permalink

When K 2013 convenes in Düsseldorf, Germany (Oct. 16-23), Braunform (Hall 1/F30) will be demonstrating a 96-cavity injection mold with a 5-second cycle time. Project partners Hekuma and Engel will also be featured. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites Issue Date:  PT – August 2013 Keywords:  Braunform K 2013 read more

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Mexico on the move as a medical device player

Wednesday, August 14th, 2013 | Permalink

Production of medical devices in Mexico is expected to grow by 74% from 2011 to 2020, rising from $8,562 to $14,914 million. The overall annual growth rate over that time of 6.4% will outpace other NAFTA countries as well as Germany, Japan, and Switzerland. According to ProMexico, the Mexican government pro-trade organization, there were 2321 “economic units” in the country related to devices in 2010. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites Issue Date:  PT – August 2013 Keywords:  Mexico medical device export Queretaro Plastimagen read more

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Medical device packaging demand to grow the fastest in emerging markets

Wednesday, August 7th, 2013 | Permalink

The fastest expanding medical device packaging markets will emerge in India, Mexico, China, and the more prosperous Africa/Middle Eastern countries, as world demand for medical device packaging increases at a projected rate of 5.9% annually to $25.7 billion in 2017. While the growth in those regions will be the fastest, the U.S., Western Europe, and Japan will still continue to account for almost 60% of the total, global market. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites Issue Date:  PT – August 2013 Keywords:  medical device packaging demand read more

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Plastics empower implantable device growth

Tuesday, August 6th, 2013 | Permalink

Technological advances, next generation devices, and a lack of alternative treatments for many chronic disorders and injuries will push annual U.S. demand growth for implantable medical devices to 7.7% annually, with the total market reaching $52 billion in 2015 per Freedonia Group . Over that same time, the total U.S. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites Issue Date:  PT – August 2013 Keywords:  Medtech Polymers 2013 implantable devices read more

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