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Custom extruder Pexco buys Spectrum Plastics Group

Thursday, September 5th, 2013 | Permalink

Pexco LLC, a specialty extruder based in Atlanta, is entering the injection molding business with the acquisition of the Minnesota-based operation of Spectrum Plastics, Inc.   Spectrum Minnesota (Spectrum) is a precision injection molder of advanced thermoplastics selling primarily into the medical and surgical, defense, and aerospace fields.   The move formally represents a first step for Pexco outside its traditional profile extrusion processing technology. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites Keywords:  Pexco injection molding read more

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Westlake Plastics retires debt, launches turnaround

Tuesday, June 25th, 2013 | Permalink

After hitting a trough two years ago, Westlake Plastics (Lenni, PA) is reinvesting in its processing equipment and expanding product capabilities under new ownership, CEO Randy Altland said in an interview at MD&M East in Philadelphia. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites Keywords:  Westlake Plastics MD&M East read more

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Engineering polymers fight infections in surgical clothing

Wednesday, February 27th, 2013 | Permalink

One weapon in the fight against infections in hospitals is increasing use of high-end engineering plastics in surgical gowns. One of the interesting exhibits at MD&M West held in Anaheim, CA earlier this month was a life-sized anatomical human model wearing a medical gown made of fabrics supplied by SABIC’s Innovative Plastics business and developed at the company’s Polymer Processing Development Center in Pittsfield, MA. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites Keywords:  SABIC medical plastics GORE read more

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Creganna-Tactx buys Wexford medical device company ABT …

Thursday, October 4th, 2012 | Permalink

ABT Medical already serves a global portfolio of medical-device companies with its vascular and angioplasty balloons. The company has developed a proprietary processing technology to manufacture balloons up to and in …

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