This is the traditional time of year for us to look at the past, present and future . . . by learning from the past, thinking in the present and planning for the future. We call them resolutions, and they are often promises to do something we haven’t done well or at all in the past.
Mandrels are commonly used in the manufacture of complex catheters, and manufacturers often have a choice between a metal or plastic mandrel. Dan Lazas, Senior Director at Tekni-Plex (Wayne, PA), details the benefits and limitations of each.
Trelleborg Sealing Solutions (Fort Wayne, IN) has finalized the acquisition of Sil-Pro LLC (Delano, MN), a privately owned contract manufacturer of high-tolerance silicone and thermoplastic components.