DSM PUR improves spinal implants

By Michael Lauzon
Correspondent

Published: March 27, 2013 1:55 pm ET
Updated: March 27, 2013 1:56 pm ET

Related to this story

Topics Product News
Companies & Associations

A Royal DSM NV subsidiary is licensing a specialty polyurethane to a biomedical components developer.

DSM Biomedical says it agreed to license its Bionate II PCU to SpineVision SA of Antony, France, for the French firm’s Flex+2 system that addresses spinal disk degeneration. The polymer’s flexibility helps surgeons treat spinal diseases and selectively stabilize degenerated disk segments.

Bionate II PCU encapsulates a metal wire and allows increased freedom of movement and better fit to the spine without loss of strength or stability, according to a news release from DSM.

“DSM’s polyurethane materials have a proven clinical history and have been used in several dynamic stabilization devices and implants,” states DSM Biomedical director of business development William Fuller. “Our Bionate II PCU provides increased flexibility and shock absorbing characteristics, replicating the natural movements of the spine.”

SpineVision is launching the Flex+2 system initially in Europe.

Royal DSM is based in Heelen, Netherlands.

Tel. 31-45-578-8111.


Comments

DSM PUR improves spinal implants

By Michael Lauzon
Correspondent

Published: March 27, 2013 1:55 pm ET
Updated: March 27, 2013 1:56 pm ET

Post Your Comments


Back to story


More stories

Image

Conair simulating clean room environment

March 25, 2015 6:00 am ET

Conair Group (Booth W2143) is displaying a simulated clean room environment at NPE 2015 to show off its reinvented MedLine-brand line encompassing...    More

Dinamec boosting plastic removal capabilities through Schwing Fluid

March 25, 2015 6:00 am ET

Dinamec Systems LLC of Acworth, Ga., is boosting its plastic removal and paint stripping capabilities through an exclusive North American...    More

Image

Kautex showing off an extrusion blow molding machine at NPE

March 25, 2015 6:00 am ET

After 80 years in business, Kautex Maschinenbau GmbH officials know good old-fashioned word of mouth is often the best way to reach more customers.    More

Image

Bubble cooling technology offers quick return on investment

March 25, 2015 9:52 am ET

Gloucester Engineering (Booth W6744) claims its new, retrofitable bubble cooling technology can boost blown film output by as much as 20 percent,...    More

Progressive's AST Technology takes mold monitoring to the cloud

March 25, 2015 9:27 am ET

AST Technology's CVe Live software monitors an injection molding machine and stores the information in the cloud so molders and OEMs can access the da...    More

Market Reports

Flexible Packaging Trends in North America

North America represents about 30 percent of the global consumption of flexible packaging. Annual growth in this region is forecast at 4 percent during the next 5 years.

For more insight on growth opportunities, drivers of growth and the outlook for 2015, download this report.

Learn more

Plastics Recycling Trends in North America

This report is a review and analysis of the North American Plastics Recycling Industry, including key trends and statistics based on 2013 performance. We examine market environment factors, regulatory issues, industry challenges, key drivers and emerging trends in post-consumer and post-industrial recycling.

Learn more

Plastics in Mexico - State of the Industry Report

This report analyzes the $20 billion plastics industry in Mexico including sales of machinery & equipment, resins and finished products.

Our analysts provide insight on business trends, foreign investment, top end markets and plastics processing activity. The report also provides important data on exports, production, employment and value of plastics products manufactured.

Learn more

Upcoming Plastics News Events

June 2, 2015 - June 3, 2015Plastics Financial Summit - Chicago 2015

September 16, 2015 - September 18, 2015Plastics Caps & Closures - September 2015

More Events