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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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Report: Control of the North American oriented films industry moves East

Wednesday, July 10th, 2013 | Permalink

There was a time when North American-owned film producers led the world in terms of production capacity and product development in bi-oriented films. But today, the industry is now largely in the hands of Asian owners, according to a PCI Films Consulting report. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites Issue Date:  PT – July 2013 Keywords:  packaging oriented films BOPP, BOPET and BOPA 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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European suppliers launch road show to defend PVC use in hospitals

Monday, February 25th, 2013 | Permalink

European PVC producers will actively participate in several professional medical events starting with the annual meeting for the Society of Anesthesia, Intensive Care and Recovery Nurses March 6 in Denmark.   Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites Keywords:  PVC medical plastics PVC Med Alliance read more

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Polycarbonate is front and center at MD&M West

Wednesday, February 13th, 2013 | Permalink

Global polycarbonate producers are pouring significant resources into the medical market, which they view as an important growth area. Bayer MaterialScience, Sabic Innovative Plastics and Styron (the former Dow polycarbonate business) have a strong presence at this week’s MD&M West show in Anaheim, CA, and are exhibiting several new products and applications. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites Keywords:  MD&M Bayer Material Science polycarbonate read more

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