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Trends favor growth for plastics in medical market

By: Gayle S. Putrich

YORK, PA. — It's no secret that the medical device market is exploding right along with the rest of the global health-care industry. It's up to a $56 billion-a-year industry in the United States, more than $140 billion world-wide, and aging populations and government initiatives mean the spending will only go up.

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