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Davis-Standard to run tapered tubing line at MD&M West

Wednesday, December 23rd, 2015 | Permalink

Extrusion and converting technology company Davis-Standard (Pawcatuck, CT) will feature live demonstrations of its tight-tolerance medical tubing capabilities at MD&M West in Anaheim, CA. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites Keywords:  Extrusion read more

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GTSO uses 3D-printing technology to design childproof cannabis packaging

Tuesday, December 22nd, 2015 | Permalink

The medical cannabis industry is growing—literally and figuratively—with no signs of slowing down as its become the fastest growing industry. By 2018, medical marijuana is projected to hit $5 billion, according to reports. Capitalizing on this booming sector is Green Technology Solutions (GTSO; San Jose, CA), a company which provides business support, delivery system products and horticultural technology support. GTSO partnered up with 6th Dimension Technologies, a 3D printing firm, to engineer an innovative, stylish and cost-effective cannabis container that is childproof. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites read more

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Dirty business: Three years of contaminated medical scopes

Monday, December 21st, 2015 | Permalink

An investigative report in the Los Angeles Times yesterday on a type of medical endoscope manufactured by Olympus Corp. that has been associated with patient deaths caused by bacterial infections revealed that the product has been linked to several outbreaks since 2012, yet the company continued to sell the device and failed to warn U.S. hospitals. Contaminated scopes made international headlines in February 2015, when more than 100 patients at the UCLA Ronald Reagan Medical Center in Los Angeles were exposed to bacteria during a procedure in which the device was used. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites Keywords:  Medical Polymers read more

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