PLASTEC East in New York, NY, next month will welcome more than 9000 engineers and executives, as well as hundreds of suppliers, from across the advanced design and manufacturing spectrum. Plus, this year’s event includes a keynote from Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak and a dedicated 3D Printing Zone.
Hopes for a price increase on polyethylene (PE) resin were dashed last week, when a major producer announced that it would hold contracts flat this month. Two other producers then shocked the market by following up with an actual $0.03/lb decrease for May.
Finesse Medical (Longford, Ireland) specializes in the development and application of advanced technologies in wound care and skin treatment, including skin barrier films and protection creams, and silicone and polyurethane foam wound dressings.