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Phillips-Medisize nears China deal, expands in Finland

Wednesday, February 13th, 2013 | Permalink

Phillips-Medisize forecast 8-15% global market growth for medical contract manufacturing and announced a major expansion at its Kontiolahti, Finland manufacturing site at a press conference held today at MD&M West in Anaheim, CA. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites Issue Date:  PT – February 2013 Keywords:  Phillips-Medisize medical contract manufacturing read more

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MRPC expands, scouts regional acquisitions

Tuesday, February 12th, 2013 | Permalink

MRPC, fresh off a 40% surge in sales last year, expects to break ground in the fall for a 15,000-sq-ft expansion at its headquarters plant in Butler, WI. The expansion is expected to be completed in April or May 2014. “We plan to add a Class 100,000 cleanroom there and free up space in our current building,” Mark Brandstaetter, VP of sales and marketing, said in an interview at MD&M West, which opened today in Anaheim, CA. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites Issue Date:  PT – February 2013 Keywords:  medical plastics MRPC read more

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Injection blowmolding combination delivers

Monday, February 11th, 2013 | Permalink

Injection and blowmolding combine in the production of a resonator molded from polyamide materials. The internal (ID) section injection molded in the first step is then overmolded to form the external (OD) section via blowmolding. The resonator is used in 2012 model Ford Fusion and Escape models using the OEM’s 2.0-L Ecoboost engine. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites Issue Date:  PT – February 2013 Keywords:  injection blowmolding Ford Fusion Ford Escape Contitech AG DuPont read more

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Plastikos, Micro Mold boost medical capacity

Friday, February 8th, 2013 | Permalink

Plastikos and Micro Mold (Erie, PA) are investing $1 million in capital expenditures this year to boost cleanroom molding and precision mold making capacity. The company is adding an 88-ton Arburg in its clean room, effectively increasing molding capacity in that area 50%. Capacity dditions are also being made in its whiteroom medical and electronics. Additional inspection equipment is also being purchased. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites Keywords:  medical plastics Plastikos injection molding read more

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GW Plastics reshores two large medical jobs

Friday, February 8th, 2013 | Permalink

Two big medical reshoring projects have prompted a significant expansion at GW Plastics in the Southwest. A 12,000 square foot clean room expansion is now open at its Tucson, AZ plant for medical device assembly and packaging. Company officials said that a program currently in production at GW’s Dongguan, China facility consisting of precision molding, assembly and packaging for a drug delivery device created the opportunity for the development of a new application with the same customer. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites Keywords:  medical plastics reshoring GW Plastics read more

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