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New liquid silicone rubber molding technology gives molders more process control

Monday, March 10th, 2014 | Permalink

Because it is biocompatible and withstands high temperatures, and has a number of desirable properties such as flexibility, transparency, and compatibility with thin-wall molding, liquid silicone rubber (LSR) is increasingly specified for medical applications . The material is used in catheters, tubing, and sealing caps, and the growing homecare sector will further fuel demand for the material. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites Keywords:  injection Molding Medical Polymers materials and additives read more

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Community college molds students for careers in medical manufacturing

Thursday, February 27th, 2014 | Permalink

All Sites Given that national unemployment still hovers around 7%, it can be disconcerting to learn that many job openings are going unfilled because the companies cannot find qualified personnel. The skills gap is real, and companies in central Massachusetts, which has a long tradition in medical device manufacturing, are experiencing this, writes Daniel M. Asquino, President, Mount Wachusett Community College, in a piece published on www.telegram.com . read more

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Device tax could cost 165,000 jobs, according to medtech survey

Wednesday, February 19th, 2014 | Permalink

The medical device excise tax has already cost approximately 33,000 jobs and ultimately could eliminate as many as 165,000 jobs, according to a new survey conducted by US medtech lobbying association AdvaMed . Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites Keywords:  Media and Associations read more

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New medical polymer blend helps combat hospital-acquired infections

Tuesday, February 18th, 2014 | Permalink

Following your treatment, you wouldn’t expect to leave the hospital with a brand new disease, but somewhere between 3.5% and 12% of patients will, according to the World Health Organization. That’s the rate of  hospital-acquired infections (HAIs)  in the developed world; the percentage is much higher in low- to middle-income countries. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites Keywords:  Medical Polymers Injection Molding read more

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Nypro’s 3D CT scanner, new development center help customers achieve first-to-market advantage

Tuesday, February 18th, 2014 | Permalink

Expanding the use of 3D X-ray computed tomography (CT) to develop next-generation medical devices and building a deeper, more collaborative bench of support services were the primary talking points at the Nypro Healthcare (Clinton, MA) booth at last week’s MD&M West show in Anaheim, CA. The global healthcare design and manufacturing services provider had a ready audience at the largest medical manufacturing event in North America. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites Keywords:  Injection Molding read more

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