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New long-fiber vinyl composites are making headway

Thursday, September 12th, 2013 | Permalink

  Solvay is looking for North American manufacturing partners for an innovative vinyl composite technology introduced earlier this year in Europe after six years of research and development. The two products in the line are described by Solvay as the first long and continuous fiber vinyl composites.  One, called FibroVin, developed with Fibroline (Lyon, France), is made from long glass fibers impregnated with PVC powder. It’s said  to provide fire resistance, stiffness and high impact resistance. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites read more

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Molders will play bigger role in changing medtech market

Thursday, April 18th, 2013 | Permalink

Outsourcing partners–such as injection molders of medical plastics–will play an increasingly important role as device manufacturers continue to restructure and downsize their own manufacturing capabilities, says Venkat Rajan, industry manager-medical devices for Frost & Sullivan. The critical factors for supply chain partners will be: 1.  Reliability, 2.  Experience in medical design, 3.  Organizational stability, 4.  Functional performance, 5.  Price, 6.  Strategic design expertise, and Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites Keywords:  medical plastics BIOMEDevice read more

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Foster CEO discusses emerging trends in medical plastics

Wednesday, April 3rd, 2013 | Permalink

The late 1980s and 1990s represented a major transition period for medical plastics. Major resin producers were scared off by litigation issues following failures of silicone implants. At the same time, markets such as catheters were just emerging and needed development partners. A new generation of entrepreneurs emerged to fill the gap. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites Keywords:  medical plastics compounding catheters implants Foster read more

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BioInnovate programme cultivates med-tech innovation in Ireland …

Monday, September 10th, 2012 | Permalink

The 10-month fellowship, which is separate from Stanford and tailored to suit the Irish sector, is supported by Enterprise Ireland, the Irish Medical Devices Association, university partners NUI Galway, University of Limerick, …

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Too promiscuous to donate an organ? Maybe

Monday, December 5th, 2011 | Permalink

If you’ve had two or more sex partners in the last year, you could be a risky organ donor, at least according to a proposed federal health guideline that has drawn sharp protests from transplant experts who say it’s far too broad.

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