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Davis-Standard targets China’s medical tubing markets

U.S. plastics equipment maker Davis-Standard LLC is aggressively targeting the burgeoning Chinese market for medical tubing.


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For foreign plastics firms, China’s medical market hard to crack

China's medical-devices market is booming, but regulatory walls and concerns about intellectual property are keeping foreign processors largely on the bottom tier of the supply chain here.


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Mehow's journey into LSR has been fruitful but difficult

Chinese injection molder Mehow Innovation Ltd. was firmly ensconced in the medical device manufacturing market when it decided it needed to branch out.
It was 2011, and the Shenzhen-based firm was facing more and more intense competition in its traditional thermoplastics molding market and searching for a competitive advantage.


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Tekni-Plex builds $15 million plant in China

Tekni-Plex Inc. has built a $15 million manufacturing facility in Suzhou, China, to meet demand for pharmaceutical and medical devices in the Asia-Pacific region.


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China's Mehow builds medical molding plant in Malaysia

Guangzhou, China -- Chinese medical injection molder Mehow Innovation Ltd. is investing more than $20 million in a new facility in Malaysia, its first outside China, as it responds to global customers who want it to diversify outside its home country.


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Freudenberg Medical expands in China

Freudenberg Medical has opened a 13,000-square-foot expansion to its operations in Shenzhen, China.

 


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HP says 3D printing is moving from niche to production

Computer and printer maker HP Inc. is getting into the additive manufacturing industry and believes the new technology could disrupt traditional plastics processes like injection molding.


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Lights out with Evco Plastics in China

Dongguan, China -- In Southern China's bustling Pearl River Delta, Evco Plastics Inc. is mapping out an ambitious strategy far from its corporate headquarters in rustic DeForest, Wisconsin.


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Teijin expands in medical implantables

Teijin Ltd. said Jan. 24 that it acquired a controlling interest in a small company making bioresorbable medical implants.


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Clariant marking system fights medical counterfeiting

Additive and color masterbatch group Clariant has launched the Plastiward system, which uses anti-counterfeiting marker additives for polymers in medical and pharmaceutical products.


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