The term "medical device" can be applied to a wide range of products. The global market is in the $140 billion-plus range and is comprised of about 8,000 types of medical devices, ranging from simple bandages and spectacles to the most sophisticated diagnostic imaging...
Poly(vinyl chloride) became one of the most useful materials...
The term "medical device" can be applied to a wide range of products. The global market is in the $140...
Mexico has a host of natural fibers that could be used in the manufacture of biodegradable polymers, according to studies conducted at a leading research center in the country. The National Polytechnical Institute's Center for Research...
Brazil posted a $2.05 billion trade deficit in plastic products in the first 10 months of 2013, 8.52 percent wider than in the same period last year, plastics association Abiplast said. Based on data from the ministry of trade, Abiplast said that plastic imports increased...
If an optimist sees a glass half-full and a pessimist sees it half-empty, what do you call someone who can't decide what they see? You might call them a plastics company trying to decipher China's manufacturing environment today.
As evidenced by our friend carbon fiber, composite materials get a big boost in strength when fibers are part of the recipe. Examples include composites made with plastic, wood pulp, and flax fibers. Husband-and-wife design team Jen Carlson and Josh Shear have taken this...
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