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Bioresorbable plastics star in new tissue engineering technology

Monday, September 16th, 2013 | Permalink

The combination of bioresorbable plastics and 3D printing are becoming critical players in the fast-emerging field of tissue engineering. In a recent development, Tissue Regeneration Systems (Kirkland, WA) received 510K approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to use its Cranial Bone Void Filler product in the repair of neurosurgical burr holes.  It wll be the first use of the technology licensed from the Universities of Michigan and Wisconsin. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites Keywords:  tissue engineering bioplastics read more

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Packaging has consumers feeling wrapped with rage

Monday, August 26th, 2013 | Permalink

All Sites Packaging does so much good. It enables the distribution of goods in a durable way and it might even help to solve some food waste issues around the world. But that doesn’t mean it’s a perfect solution. read more

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All eyes on polystyrene foam packaging

Wednesday, August 7th, 2013 | Permalink

First it was soda. Now it’s on to polystyrene foam. In his final State of the City address, New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg called for a citywide ban on polystyrene foam food packaging from stores and restaurants. In June, Bloomberg introduced legislation to prohibit polystyrene foam. Bans of polystyrene foam for food packaging are nothing new. In fact, the first U.S. ban of general polystyrene foam was enacted in Berkeley, CA back in 1988. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites Keywords:  packaging plastics news PS foam bans recycling new york read more

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MD&M East: Rethink development of biomaterials

Friday, June 7th, 2013 | Permalink

It’s time to completely re-think how we develop materials for use inside the human body, according to Michael Drues, a PhD in biomedical engineering who is an entrepreneur and consultant to industry and the Food and Drug Administration. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites Issue Date:  PT – June 2013 Keywords:  biomaterials MD&M East read more

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PVC-free medical plastics processing propels Eldon James

Wednesday, June 5th, 2013 | Permalink

A Colorado plastics processing company is significantly expanding capacity in response to growing demand for PVC- and silicone-free tubing and injection molded fittings for the medical and food markets. Eldon James is adding 10 injection molding machines and two extrusion lines to a consolidated 75,000-sq-ft facility in Denver, where the company’s headquarters are located. The expansion will be complete by the end of August, President and co-owner Marcia Coulson said in an interview with PlasticsToday. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites Issue Date:  PT – June 2013 Keywords:  PVC TPE Eldon James read more

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