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09.04.2018
MFC fabricates and distributes a range of fluid conveyance products and can fabricate hose/tube combination assemblies.
09.04.2018
People sometimes look at extrusion as an investment, like pork bellies or medtech. It is that, of course, but also much more.
07.31.2018
The Surface Analyst, a handheld device for measuring the preparedness of a material’s surface for adhesion, is suited for use in a range of industries, including medical manufacturing and automotive, as well as applications such as flexible packaging.
07.31.2018
Extrusion and converting technology company Davis-Standard LLC (Pawcatuck, CT) has introduced a real-time, predictive-maintenance system that reduces unplanned downtime while collecting valuable data.
07.31.2018
New FG/SF grades joining Kraiburg TPE’s Thermolast K series represent the latest innovation on offer for the automotive industry.
06.27.2018
Climate change, finite oil resources and environmentally sensitive customers are leading materials manufacturers and users to turn to renewable and bio-based solutions
06.27.2018
Today, show organizer the Plastics Industry Association confirmed a milestone—attendance climbed 1.7% over that of NPE2015 to 56,034 confirmed registered attendees from almost 19,000 unique companies.
05.23.2018
The report highlights the newest technological developments and new launches that assist our customers to set up their future-based potential products, make wise business selections to meet the projected demand ratio.
05.23.2018
ACC and its members aim for 100 percent recovery rate by 2040.
05.23.2018
Sustainability, recycling and reuse drive discussion at company’s PEPP Conference, June 26-28, 2018, in Düsseldorf, Germany.
05.02.2018
Another study on the dangers of phthalates in fast food is grabbing headlines in the mainstream media, although the study was first released two years ago!
05.02.2018
The pumps I’m talking about are gear pumps, devices that pick up the melt as it leaves the extruder after it has gone through screens and push it forward through the rest of the system—adapter and die, and maybe a static mixer.
05.02.2018
At NPE2018, Davis-Standard LLC will showcase its expertise by running an extrusion line using a Medalist medical thermoplastic elastomer from Teknor Apex Co.
03.30.2018
Any extrusion processor with a basic extruder, die, and downstream equipment can produce generic tubing. But medical tubing is different.
03.30.2018
An emergency room physician has developed a plastic, 3D-printed stethoscope that performs on a par with conventional devices.
02.22.2018
Lubrizol LifeSciences had an extensive list of talking points at last week’s co-located Medical Design & Manufacturing (MD&M) West and PLASTEC West.
02.22.2018
Plastics Industry Association economist Perc Pineda says low energy prices, technology advances, and mechanization/automation are keys to manufacturing growth.
01.26.2018

The global market for medical plastics is estimated to reach 18.3 billion pounds in 2022 from 13.6 billion pounds in 2017

01.26.2018

BCC Research Estimates 6.2% CAGR Through 2022

01.26.2018
The total pounds of plastic bottles collected decreased by 71 million pounds in 2016 compared with 2015.
12.27.2017
The study shows that this target is achievable by 2025 if imposed measures are acted upon in Europe.
12.27.2017
Connected Devices, Recycling, etc.
12.27.2017
Gere is a summary of articles from PlasticsToday’s medical channel that resonated the most with readers.
11.29.2017
There are no toxic plastics, but people want to think so because they are changeable/moldable and “chemical.
11.29.2017
 Less than 9 percent of plastics are recycled in the United States.
11.29.2017
Domenico Uccheddu from Francesco Franceschetti Elastomeri looks at the TPE extrusion world and tubing for medical use.
10.30.2017
Trash bags made from industrial scrap are a good idea, but using those bags to collect ocean debris washed up on beaches is a better idea. What's best of all is that three vendors joined forces to make that idea a reality.
10.30.2017
One thing we can do is blend resins with each other. We often do this, anyway, if we work our trim and scrap into the product, but sometimes it makes sense to blend two or more different resins.
10.30.2017
Adding bits of irradiated plastic water bottles could cut cement industry’s carbon emissions.
09.27.2017
Norner AS, a provider of industrial polymer R&D services based in Stathelle, Norway, has announced the first licensing of its patented technology for polyethylene production.
09.27.2017
This Medical Plastics Extrusion market report of 116 Pages speaks about the manufacturing process analysed thoroughly with respect four points Manufacturers, regional analysis, Segment by Type and Segment by Applications and the actual process of whole Medical Plastics Extrusion industry.
09.27.2017
Spot resin trading slowed noticeably last week as urgent demand eased, but prices maintained their lofty levels, reports the PlasticsExchange (Chicago) in its Market Update.
08.28.2017
Magna International has been a driver behind the launch of a program at Oakland University, group collecting eclipse glasses for donation and researchers want to turn astronaut urine into plastics.
08.28.2017
A number of products on the market today are made with virgin plastic materials, but they could be just as effectively made with recycled plastic materials.
08.28.2017
The four evils of overheating: Polymer degradation, cooling problems, sizing problems and the effect on additives.
07.31.2017
You’ve got questions about extrusion, and Allan Griff has the answers
07.31.2017
China notified the World Trade Organization yesterday that it intends to ban the import of certain scrap materials by the end of the year. Among the items on the list are most scrap plastics, including polymers of ethylene, styrene, vinyl chloride and PET.
07.31.2017
Contract molders and other plastics processors that work with medical device OEMs eventually will concede that it’s a good market to be in, once the obligatory grumbling about shrinking margins and unreasonable deadlines is out of the way.
06.29.2017
The board of directors for the Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries (ISRI), Washington, will consider adding new specifications for rigid polyvinyl chloride (PVC) plastic recyclables during its Summer Meeting July 20, 2017.
06.29.2017
The global medical plastics market is expected to reach a value of $33.6 billion by 2025, according to a new report from Grand View Research (San Francisco, CA).
06.29.2017
The outcome of employing scientific molding is faster setups, optimized cycle times and higher yields. When you boil it down, this means improved profits.
06.29.2017
The biggest obstacles standing in the way of ubiquitous use of carbon fiber in carbon-fiber-reinforced plastics (CFRPs) are cost and processing efficiency.
05.26.2017
Thermoforming is a mature technology that has been attracting renewed interest in recent years. As Clare Goldsberry observed in an article from March 2015, “Thermoforming has moved rapidly from the more primitive methods of 30 years ago to a high-technology form of processing that is giving injection molding a run for its money.”
05.26.2017
Steve Maxson, Graham Engineering Corporation outlines the key processing and workplace safety considerations when extruding fluoropolymer medical tubing.
05.26.2017
Katie Karmelek, Vention Medical, discusses how digital innovations in sourcing extrusions have helped design engineers get products to market faster.
05.26.2017
New developments in marker technologies for sorting plastic packaging should not be viewed as “the answer” to increasing recycling rates, however they could be valuable in other ways leading to higher quality and value in recycling.
05.10.2017
The plastics industry is making a major lobbying push in state capitols to open more of the huge government infrastructure market to plastic pipe, arguing that legacy laws favor traditional materials like ductile iron and concrete.
05.10.2017
PVC pipe has the environmental and economical attributes needed for long-lasting water and sewer systems, according to a 128-page report that is said to be the first comprehensive environmental review of underground piping systems in North America.
05.10.2017
Domestic production of polyethylene will exceed domestic demand, creating opportunities over the next decade for North American companies to export their excess supply to regions like China, Africa and India.
05.10.2017
The basic function of pneumatic hose and tubing is to convey pressurized air to actuators, valves, tools and other devices.
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