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Gerresheimer opens first development center in China


October 24, 2014 1:34 pm ET

Medical molder Gerresheimer AG has launched a development center for medical plastic systems in Dongguan, China.

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Plastics firms ramp up production, donations in Ebola fight


October 10, 2014 3:57 pm ET

As health care workers around the world battle the spread of Ebola, plastics processors are doing their part — ramping up production and even giving products away.

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Becton Dickinson buying CareFusion to expand focus


October 9, 2014 2:02 pm ET

Becton Dickinson and Co. has struck a $12.2 billion deal to buy CareFusion Corp., a San Diego-based medical technology firm specializing in reducing medical errors and preventing hospital-acquired infections.

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Growth at Apex allows company to consolidate in new plant


October 9, 2014 10:59 am ET

Working with biocomposite resins, Apex Resource Technologies Inc. is creating a niche for itself in the medical field and is responding by moving to a larger facility and adding more high-tech equipment.

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Federal medical device tax isn't paying off as first predicted


October 3, 2014 10:23 am ET

The federal excise tax on medical devices is bringing in considerably less money than expected, according to a government report, further fueling efforts to repeal it.

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Parker Hannifin's innovation center designed for prototypes, development


October 3, 2014 9:42 am ET

Parker Hannifin Corp. has officially opened its Donald E. Washkewicz Polymer Innovation Center at the company's Parflex Division headquarters in Ravenna, Ohio.

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Helix gets FDA compliance for another medical device facility


October 2, 2014 10:50 am ET

Helix Medical LLC's Baldwin Park, Calif., facility has attained compliance with the federal regulation for quality systems for medical devices.

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Houston Plastic continues to grow with new press, controlled production area


October 1, 2014 11:32 am ET

Custom injection molder Houston Plastic Products Corp. has extended its clamp tonnage range and added an environmentally controlled molding area.

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Global giant Foxconn to make, sell molding machines


September 26, 2014 2:48 pm ET

For years, Taiwan's Foxconn Technology Group has been the world's largest contract manufacturer for electronics, with more than 1 million employees worldwide churning out smartphones, tablets and gadgets for nearly every company in the global...

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Nypro Healthcare continues to grow following Jabil acquisition


September 26, 2014 1:59 pm ET

Nypro Healthcare's newest medical device manufacturing facility offers 200,000 square feet of carefully configured Class 8 clean room molding and assembly areas, a metrology lab, digitalized machine shop and client friendly work areas.

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