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MEDTEC China sells out, growth prognosis holds for Chinese medical device market

Wednesday, July 31st, 2013 | Permalink

Feeding off a domestic medical device market that is experiencing rapid growth, the MEDTEC China 2013 trade show scheduled for September 25-26 in Shanghai is sold out. Show organizer, and PlasticsToday parent, UBM Canon reported that 400 exhibitors have signed on and will cover around 10,000 sq m (107,000 sq ft) of space in hall 2 of the Shanghai World Expo Exhibition & Convention Center from Sept. 25-26. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites read more

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MD&M East: Silver platelets key to new antimicrobial approach

Friday, June 14th, 2013 | Permalink

Technologies to attack hospital infections are continuing to advance, including one that will be on display next week at MD&M East in Philadelphia Infinity Compounding Corp. (Logan Township, NJ), is launching a new line of antimicrobial concentrates and compounds at MD&M East. The new Inhibit antimicrobial additives are based on silver functionalized clay and prevent growth of bacteria, fungus and other microorganisms in a variety of applications. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites Keywords:  MD&M East antimicrobial read more

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Booming spinal surgery triggers innovative approaches

Friday, March 15th, 2013 | Permalink

The rapid growth of efforts to alleviate lower back pain is driving innovation in surgical procedures, and in at least one case creating new opportunities for engineering plastics. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites Keywords:  medical plastics spine surgery TranS1 Solvay PEEK read more

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External defibrillator growth boosts polycarbonates

Monday, March 4th, 2013 | Permalink

External defibrillation, a concept first demonstrated at Boston’s Beth Israel Hospital in the 1950s, now represents one of the faster growing medical markets for plastics. Growing interest in the technology by local emergency responders coupled with efforts to make the devices more economical with injection molded housing designs are helping to drive the market, which one forecaster says will exceed $2.2 billion globally by 2017. Compound annual growth rates are about 6%. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites Keywords:  medical plastics Bayer MaterialScience defibrillator Dickten Masch read more

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