Baylis Medical (Toronto) had been outsourcing extrusion of plastic tubes used in its devices. By opening an in-house extrusion lab, it expects to shorten development cycles, better control the production process and improve its product design process.
Exhibitors at the co-located PLASTEC West and Medical Design & Manufacturing (MD&M) West event in Anaheim, CA, next month range from custom injection molders and moldmakers to thermoforming companies and medical plastics extrusion firms. This slide show features some of them.
Molding Business Services (MBS; Florence, MA) brings a deeper injection molding network to Gros Executive Recruiters (Franklin, TN), while Gros provides MBS with penetration into the packaging and plastics machinery markets.
The company’s Polarfin additive technology eliminates the need for surface treatment to bind together two dissimilar polymers or a polymer and another material. The technology is compatible with existing polymer conversion processes and requires little, if any, change to production equipment.