Medicine - news on Plastech

New Sigpack HML horizontal flow wrapping machine from Bosch

The new horizontal flow wrapping machine Sigpack HML from Bosch Packaging Technology, allows various medical technology products including pens and inhalers and more to be reliably hermetically packaged.

Wacker Plans to Open US Printing Lab for Silicone Rubber at Year End 2018

Wacker, the Munich-based chemical group, is currently expanding its Aceo 3D printing services for silicone rubber and announced the opening of a US-based printing lab later this year.

 Packaging with lives at stake

The regulations for packaging medical technology (“medtech”) products are equally complex. These products must be manufactured in a sterile environment and then transported all the way into an operating room without risking contamination.


Gerresheimer has commenced with series production of the new Gx RTF ClearJect syringes.

Gerresheimer has commenced with series production of the new Gx RTF ClearJect syringes. The products of the high performance plastic COP (Cyclo Olefin Polymer) are used where especially sophisticated medications need to be packaged.

Wide range of adhesive innovations for healthcare applications from Henkel

New trends in healthcare materials and manufacturing of medical devices demand new adhesive solutions. Henkel is addressing these challenges with a wide range of innovative product solutions.

Medical packaging concepts to be a highlight of FachPack 2018

Packaging solutions provider Multivac will be presenting a new packaging concept for medical and pharmaceutical products at this year’s FachPack.

Alpla expands in south-eastern Europe

Acquisition produces a new centre of excellence for the pharmaceutical market.

Safety, precision & smart manufacturing of medical plastics at Chinaplas

The market for medical devices, in particular, implantable, is expanding rapidly as economies develop, populations get older, health awareness enhances and support policies strengthen.

Arburg Technology Days 2018

Arburg Technology Days 2018: Around 6,300 guests from 54 countries. Large groups from overseas: around 160 guests from the USA and around 100 from China. Largest groups from Europe: Around 200 guests from Switzerland, 185 from France, 130 guests from Poland.

Scientists create multifunctional protein-polymer films

A team from MSU has found that mixing dendrimers (tree-like polymers) and proteins induces spontaneous multilayer films.

Arburg at Chinaplas 2018: Wir sind da.

Industry trendsetter: Innovative technologies for Industry 4.0, injection moulding and additive manufacturing

TPEs for Medical and Pharmaceutical Markets

With the development of THERMOLAST M the manufacturer KRAIBURG TPE offers compounds that are approved for use in direct contact with blood and medications.

Smart polymers market to grow 15%

The "smart polymers” polymer market is set to grow at a CAGR rate of 14.7% through 2023, according to a recent market research report.

ENGEL at the NPE2018 with reinforced industry expertise

Highest quality and highest efficiency - at NPE2018 from May 7 to 11 in Orlando, Florida, with multiple, exciting injection molding applications ENGEL will prove that this does not have to be a contradiction in terms.

Arburg at the Pharmapack Europe 2018: First-hand expertise

On 7 and 8 February 2018, Arburg will be represented at the Pharmapack Europe 2018 in Paris. Here, the experts will provide information on the extensive range of machines and solutions for plastic part production in the medical technology, clean room and packaging sectors.