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Heading for the future with Arburg on the Road to Digitalisation

The Arburg Technology Days have been around for 20 years now. Between 13 and 16 March 2019, more than 6,000 visitors from 54 countries joined the event.

Chinaplas 2019: Albis presents comprehensive product portfolio

Albis Plastic GmbH, one of the world's leading distributors and compounders of technical thermoplastics and thermoplastic elastomers, presents its portfolio of high-performance plastics, compound solutions and master batches at Chinaplas 2019 in Guangzhou, China.

Ineos Styrolution introduces new grade for the healthcare industry

Ineos Styrolution’s new Styroflex 4G80 is specifically designed for medical tubing applications.


Stronger focus on medical applications

Kraiburg TPE will unveil its adhesion-optimized Thermolast M compounds with adhesion capabilities for a variety of medical thermoplastics at Pharmapack 2019 in Paris.

Chinaplas to present a rich assortment of concurrent events

CHINAPLAS is returning to Guangzhou this year and will be held from May 21-24, 2019. An estimated total of over 3,500 exhibitors will be presenting to more than 180,000 visitors from 150 countries.

Arburg at TCT Asia: components for medical and electronic applications

TCT Asia, held from 21 to 23 February 2019 in Shanghai, China, is Asia's largest exhibition for additive manufacturing. At its stand Arburg will use the opportunity to showcase additive production of functional plastic components made from qualified original materials.

Evonik develops the world’s first PEEK filament in implant-grade quality for 3D printing

Evonik has become the first company in the world to develop a polymer filament based on PEEK (polyether ether ketone) in implant-grade quality for use as a 3D printing material for implants.

Sanner of India extends market position with  teststrip packaging

At CPhI India, Sanner showcases its portfolio of user-friendly desiccant and teststrip packaging solutions for pharmaceutical and healthcare products. After the successful market introduction of the desiccant solutions AdCap and AdPack to the Indian market, Sanner of India now also markets teststrip packaging solutions.

Evosys Laser GmbH celebrates move to new premises

Almost three years after its founding, Evosys Laser GmbH celebrates the successful move to new premises. In addition to the increase in the number of employees, expansion areas were leased in particular.

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.