Device designers have to investigate application parameters while also dealing with the product’s regulatory and compliance requirements to choose the right tubing. Here is the process for selecting the right tubing product and supplier for a given application. Alex Kakad, for NewAge Industries When selecting a tubing material for your … [Read more...] about What is the best tubing for medical device applications?
Tekni-Plex plans to tout its latest medical tubing offerings during Medtec China, Sept. 25–27 in Shanghai. Even as the U.S.-China trade war shows no signs of ending, American medical device companies are increasingly manufacturing in China for China as the country’s middle class expands and demands higher-quality healthcare. Tekni-Plex (Wayne, … [Read more...] about Tekni-Plex touting latest medical tubing offerings in growing China market
Medical device innovation doesn’t just come from startups or big corporate R&D departments. Contract manufacturers and suppliers are increasingly playing a role, too. Long gone are the days when medical device industry suppliers simply produced or manufactured according to specifications. Companies are increasingly coming up with their own … [Read more...] about 8 medical device industry supplier innovations you need to know
GW Plastics has broken ground on a 30,000-square-foot expansion of its manufacturing and technology center in Royalton, Vt. The $10 million expansion, announced last week, is meant to accommodate the ongoing growth of GW's thermoplastic injection molding and medical device contract assembly business. The project marks the second expansion in … [Read more...] about GW Plastics spending $10 million on new Vermont expansion
Forefront Medical Technology (Singapore) announced this week that it has purchased a 20% stake in Arrow Medical (Herefordshire, U.K.). Founded in 1989, Arrow Medical is a medical contract manufacturer with specialties in textiles, RF welding, silicond injection molding and cleanroom assembly. “First, Arrow’s textile and RF welding capabilities … [Read more...] about Forefront Medical buys a fifth of U.K.-based Arrow Medical
ProMed Pharma and DSM Biomedical recently announced a business development partnership focused on polymeric drug delivery. The collaboration combines ProMed’s micromolding and extrusion capabilities with DSM’s biomedical polyurethanes, polyurethaneureas, and bioerodible amino-acid-based polyesteramides. The goal is the development of novel … [Read more...] about ProMed Pharma, DSM partner to use polymers to deliver drugs
Researchers at Chalmers University of Technology have developed a method for efficiently cooling electronics using graphene-based film. The film has a thermal conductivity capacity that is four times that of copper. Moreover, the graphene film is attachable to electronic components made of silicon, which favors the film’s performance compared to … [Read more...] about Graphene-based film can be used for efficient cooling of electronics