PT ZONE: Medical

RTP Completes Acquisition Of Alloy Polymers
RTP strengthens position in high-volume contract manufacturing sector with new wholly-owned subsidiary. More (+)
DECORATING: High-Throughput Laser Marking Stations For Complex Parts
FOBA's new laser marking workstations feature two-position rotary tables for high-throughput and ergonomic processing. More (+)


TESTING: Appearance Measuring Instrument For Curved Surfaces and Small Parts

Established instrument for measuring reflective appearance now available for measuring curved surfaces and small parts.

APPLICATION: PEEK Spinal Implants Get FDA Clearance

Spinal implants made of Solvay's PEEK get green light from FDA, replacing metals like titanium.

Americhem's Infinity Engineered Compounds Acquires LTL Color Compounders

Infinity LTL Engineered Compounds is the name of the newest Americhem group of companies.

Ineos Completes Full Acquisition of Styrolution

Now fully-owned by Ineos, Styrolution will continue to operate as a stand-alone business within Ineos Industries Holdings.

ADDITIVES: Anti-Counterfeiting Tag Technology Compatible With Broad Range Of Plastics

Plastics Color launches proprietary anti-counterfeiting taggant masterbatch technology for packaging and consumer goods.

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Plastics are pervasive in medical, from tiny extruded catheters to tamper-evident medicine caps to huge MRIs that are built using thermoformed parts. Plastics have made health care simpler and less painful and made new techniques and prostheses possible. To compete in this market, processors need to have commitment to quality and consistency. In this zone you will learn about the tools, techniques, new materials and equipment that make this commitment possible.

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