Skin-adhered devices is a major segment of the medical wearables market, says Dow Corning (Midland, MI), which has dedicated resources to developing silicone-based technologies that are robust enough to support the weight of the device without causing discomfort to the user.
The material from Ineos Styrolution (Frankfurt, Germany) features impact strength, surface quality and processability; it also comes with a suite of regulatory compliance documents to help manufacturers save time and money when seeking regulatory approval for end products.
The polymer portion of the flexible packaging market accounted for more than 70% of the total industry volume in 2015 while the value of stand-up pouches is projected to reach more than $75 billion by 2024.
The study is part of the company’s ongoing effort to further develop its HD Plastics material database, which is designed to help designers and converters achieve exceptional part quality and increased performance without secondary operations.
When combined with TactoTek’s expertise in injection molded structural electronics, Faurecia’s automotive interiors business provides an opportunity to re-think how and where electronic functions are deployed in vehicles, said Jusai Marvela, CEO of TactoTek.