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Medical Musings: What it will take to be a winner

Friday, September 20th, 2013 | Permalink

All Sites As business becomes tougher for major medical device producers, opportunities grow for injection molders and other plastics contract manufacturers. Almost weekly, a Who’s Who of companies such as Covidien, Stryker and Medtronic seem to announce dramatic plans to reduce costs through a mix of steps that usually include outsourcing of manufacturing and movement of plants to third world countries. 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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Chinaplas 2013: Haitian targets top slot in electric injection machine rankings

Thursday, May 30th, 2013 | Permalink

For a company that’s already global number one in unit shipments of injection molding machines, it comes as no surprise that China’s Haitian Group (Ningbo) wants one day to be number one in the all-electric machinery sector. Spearheading this effort is group company Zhafir Plastics Machinery with production plants in Ebermannsdorf, Germany and Ningbo. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites read more

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Future Design launches system to reduce airborne contamination in blown-film extrusion plants

Thursday, April 4th, 2013 | Permalink

Blown-film extrusion plants may be able to reduce airborne contaminants by as much as 80% with a new patented Saturn Evacuation System (SES) from Future Design Inc. and extend cleanings from every six weeks to quarterly or longer. Future Design, which is part of Gloucester Engineering Co. , specializes in air ring technology for the flexible packaging industry. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites Keywords:  packaging plastics blown film extrusion Saturn Evacuation System read more

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