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ASYST likes tiebar-less machines, adds five Engels

Wednesday, August 28th, 2013 | Permalink

Citing the flexibility allowed by tiebar-less IM machine design, ASYST Technologies (Kenosha, WI), an ISO/TS-16949-certified Tier 1 serving the automotive industry, has taken delivery of five Engel victory spex injection molding machines. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites Issue Date:  PT – August 2013 Keywords:  ASYST Technologies Engel read more

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VistaMed expanding catheter extrusion in Ireland

Thursday, August 22nd, 2013 | Permalink

VistaMed is expanding its catheter manufacturing operations in Ireland, adding 35,000-sq-ft, including a 12,000-sq-ft cleanroom. The company, which is a Helix Medical joint venture partner, has two manufacturing plants in Carrick on Shannon, Leitrim and Rooskey, Leitrim Ireland. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites Issue Date:  PT – August 2013 Keywords:  VistaMed catheter tube extrusion cleanroom read more

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Can medical polymers move beyond biocompatibility?

Wednesday, August 21st, 2013 | Permalink

The regulatory and compensation systems in place for medical devices not only incentivize companies to launch products made from materials that are already on the market, they essentially create disincentives for companies to do anything really new or novel. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites Issue Date:  PT – August 2013 Keywords:  MedTech Polymers Michael Drues medical product design development biocompatibility read more

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K 2013: Calcium carbonate as a product, process, sustainability enhancer

Tuesday, August 20th, 2013 | Permalink

Calcium carbonate is used to enhance mechanical properties and improve productivity in a wide variety of applications, from thin films to thicker sheets. Calcium carbonate specialist Omya will introduce two new ranges at K 2013, with both targeting the packaging sector. To read the full article, visit PlasticsToday’s K Channel site . Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites Issue Date:  PT – August 2013 Keywords:  Omya calcium carbonate K 2013

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Amaray combines Infiniti’s Kentucky injection molding assets with its own

Friday, August 16th, 2013 | Permalink

Packaging molder Amaray has acquired all the production assets of Infiniti Media Inc., with plans to combine that company’s machinery at its Paducah, KY, plant with Amaray’s manufacturing facility in Elizabethtown, KY. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites Issue Date:  PT – August 2013 Keywords:  Amaray Infiniti injection molding DVD case read more

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