Containers made from the Makrolon 3638 PC used in those processes "could be frozen for up to two years … or transported under cold chain transportation."
Plastics companies serving the medical market are growing to meet booming demand from customers looking to mitigate risk as they start new projects with sustainability efforts in mind.
Staunton Va.-based medical supplier Cadence Inc. has acquired Utitec Inc., a manufacturer specializing in miniature, deep-drawn metal medical device and commercial components.
The $11.8 million project in Winston-Salem, N.C., will allow Nelipak to replicate flexible packaging operations it has in Europe.
Asheboro, N.C.-based Technimark LLC is investing $27 million to expand operations in Longford, Ireland, doubling the size of its existing plant.
Medical device manufacturer Viant Medical is expanding its factory in Costa Rica, supporting the production of complex interventional and minimally invasive devices.
Medical plastics molder Spectrum Plastics Group is closing its plant in Athol, Mass., according to a recent filing with the state.
By changing names, a Texas medical plastics supplier looks to differentiate itself from a sister company
Phillips-Medisize Corp. had told officials in Wisconsin in July that it would lay off at least 96 people due to reduced demand from a customer, but said Sept. 20 that it rescinded that decision.
Hurricane Fiona took out much of the power grid in Puerto Rico on Sept. 18 and brought heavy rains that caused flooding before sweeping by the Dominican Republic on Sept. 19, where it caused more damage almost five years to the day Hurricane Maria ravaged the islands.