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TI Automotive opens fuel tank molding plant in China

Tuesday, March 18th, 2014 | Permalink

Automotive fluid systems supplier TI Automotive (Auburn Hills, MI) has inaugurated its newest fuel tank systems production facility in Guangzhou, southern China. The 67,000-square-foot facility is TI Automotive’s second fuel tank production facility within China and produces blow-molded plastic fuel tanks for Nissan, Toyota, Peugeot Citröen and Qoros. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites read more

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Laser’s edge in micromachining medical plastic parts

Wednesday, January 8th, 2014 | Permalink

As the medical device industry adjusts to a new business paradigm that is all about containing costs and proving not just the clinical but the economic value of new technologies, it needs to question an array of ingrained practices, starting with how it manufactures its products. From that perspective, and depending on the application, industry would do well to take a closer look at laser-based manufacturing processes, says Glenn Ogura, Executive Vice President of Business Development at laser micromachining systems supplier Resonetics (Nashua, NH). Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites Keywords:  Medical Polymers read more

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China tech center serves composite development needs in China

Friday, September 27th, 2013 | Permalink

Huntsman Corporation (Salt Lake City, UT) has opened its Asia Pacific Technology Center (ATC) in Shanghai’s Minhang Economic & Technological Development Zone. Huntsman is a supplier of various thermosetting resin systems for use in composites and adhesives based on chemistries such as epoxy and polyurethane. Markets served include aerospace, automotive, marine, sports and leisure, and wind energy. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites read more

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CT scanning speeds product qualification in healthcare

Thursday, September 19th, 2013 | Permalink

Global healthcare companies such as J&J and Pfizer lose billions of dollars in revenues when patents expire on blockbuster products. When Pfizer’s Lipitor went off patent two years ago, sales plunged from about $11 billion to a forecast $3 billion. Some patents are tied to complex molded parts used as delivery systems. The window to recoup enormous R&D costs may be just 14 years in a lucrative market like the United States. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites Keywords:  NyproMold Zeiss read more

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Can medical polymers move beyond biocompatibility?

Wednesday, August 21st, 2013 | Permalink

The regulatory and compensation systems in place for medical devices not only incentivize companies to launch products made from materials that are already on the market, they essentially create disincentives for companies to do anything really new or novel. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites Issue Date:  PT – August 2013 Keywords:  MedTech Polymers Michael Drues medical product design development biocompatibility read more

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