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MEDICAL POLYMERS
Global market to expand by 13% per year to 2022 / Ageing populations and prevalence of chronic diseases lift demand / Allied Market Research report
09.01.2017
PHARMACEUTICAL PACKAGING
Cost pressures boost contract manufacturing of pharmaceuticals, packaging and medical devices / Development of combination products blurs boundaries between pharmaceutical and device businesses / PMMI report
21.11.2016
CARCLO
UK injection moulder acquires US medical technology specialist / Sales in positive territory again
15.11.2016
DÄTWYLER
EUR 92m investment in second US plant / Elastomeric products for pharmaceutical injection systems
31.10.2016
MEDICAL DISPOSABLES
Global market to expand by 6.2% per year to 2020 / Infection prevention safeguards boost demand / Freedonia report
15.09.2016
GERRESHEIMER
Clean room production optimised at Brazilian plants / Improvements in production quality and working conditions
12.09.2016
MAUSER
Purchase of UK medical waste container specialist Daniels Healthcare
13.07.2016
3M
Groundbreaking on EUR 70m investment in Germany / Facility to manufacture PU membranes for dressing material / Production shifted from the US
07.07.2016
KLÖCKNER PENTAPLAST
New lamination line for pharmaceutical films / Capacity expansions in Germany and Switzerland to ensure security of supply
13.06.2016
PVC RECYCLING
UK medical waste collection scheme operational in seven hospitals
30.05.2016
MEDICAL PLASTICS MARKET
Demand for polymeric applications increasing steeply throughout the world / German medical devices providers report record sales / Russian market caves in / Significant potential in ASEAN region
20.04.2016
MEDICAL DEVICES
Solvay study suggests single-use and reusable surgical instruments have similar carbon footprints
10.03.2016
PLASTIQUE
UK thermoformer has new owner / Merging with Esco's Thermoform Engineered Quality subsidiary
10.02.2016
FREUDENBERG MEDICAL
Cleanroom capacity raised in California / Former Helix subsidiary on expansion course
20.01.2016
FAIRS
“Compamed” supplier event at “Medica” fair continues to grow / Close to 20,000 visitors
30.11.2015
MEDICAL DEVICES
“Compamed” and “Medica” fairs held simultaneously in Düsseldorf
20.11.2015
B.BRAUN
Medical technology provider launches large investment in France / Expansion of plastics processing activities
15.10.2015
MEDICAL TECHNOLOGY CHINA
Sector growth exceeds global average / Foreign investors hampered by "buy local" guidelines and murky registration criteria / Local producers under pressure to modernise / Government funds innovation
14.08.2015
SP GROUP
Purchase of Danish injection moulder Ulstrup Plast / Strengthening medical parts production
09.07.2015
3D PRINTING IN MEDICINE
New technique saves lives of three babies / Bio-based polycaprolactone tracheal splint developed / Device clears airways and restores breathing in tracheobronchomalacia sufferers
01.07.2015
MEDTRONIC
Covidien purchase wrapped up for almost USD 50 bn / New medical technology giant is born
28.01.2015
OMERIN
French cable producer ventures into medical engineering / Purchase of Union Plastic
20.01.2015
VICTREX
Operating earnings increase 9% in fiscal 2014 / Speciality products business helps boost sales and profit / High growth in PEEK and “Aptiv” film
12.12.2014
3D PRINTING
Global healthcare 3D printing market forecast to grow by 16% per year / Implants drive growth / New 3D medical trends at "Compamed" / Grand View Research report
13.10.2014
MELITEK
Extra capacity now available / Demand from new and existing customers spurs management to add new production line
13.10.2014
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