Plastics in Medical Devices
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RxFiber developing new generation of medical fibers


July 23, 2014 1:38 pm ET

Increased concern about patient safety is creating a business opportunity for biomaterial fibers maker RxFiber LLC.

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Friction can turn medical products into failures


June 4, 2014 4:37 pm ET

Researchers at RTP Co. are working to make sure friction doesn't burn up users of single-use drug delivery devices.

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Clinic focuses on commercializing medical products


May 28, 2014 12:58 pm ET

Two programs at the Cleveland Clinic are pushing new medical technology — efforts that are leading to better health care and economic development in Ohio through startup companies.

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Tracking, traceability act as deterrents to counterfeiting


May 21, 2014 4:30 pm ET

Traceability is becoming a bigger factor for medical devices and other plastic products, largely because of the rise of the Internet, which has made it easier for counterfeit goods to be made and sold.

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Extruded, hollow tube could help soldiers wounded on battlefield


May 21, 2014 4:03 pm ET

Researchers in Akron, Ohio, are developing an extruded tube that one day could help repair the legs of soldiers injured by roadside bombs, University of Akron professor Matthew Becker said at the Plastics in Medical Devices conference.

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3-D printing already aiding thousands of patients worldwide


May 7, 2014 2:16 pm ET

CLEVELAND — A futuristic world of personalized medicine is becoming reality for thousands of patients thanks to the innovative companies and researchers at the forefront of 3-D printing.

LSR giving injection molded plastics competition in medical industry


May 7, 2014 4:28 pm ET

Standard plastics are seeing competition from liquid silicone rubber in medical parts and other injection molding applications.

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Medical Device Solutions Welcome Video


October 12, 2013 6:00 am ET

Medical Device Solutions Welcome Video - Courtesy of Medical Device Solutions, Lerner Research Institute

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