Medical-grade polyethersulfone from Solvay (Alpharetta, GA) was used by Apollo Medical Extrusion (Sandy, UT) to produce a part in a single step that previously required cutting stainless steel tubes and then welding them together.
Distinguish between preventive and responsive maintenance. Preventive maintenance includes calibrating instruments and testing incoming raw materials. Responsive maintenance fixes what’s broken, of course, but should also include written records of such actions.
Meredith-Springfield (Ludlow, MA) blowmolds PET products for a variety of industries including bottles for household chemicals, food and spices and medical packaging and provides extrusion services for lawn and garden products.
Medical device manufacturer Becton Dickinson (BD; Franklin Lakes, NJ) has agreed to divest two of its product lines and related assets to Merit Medical (South Jordan, UT) contingent on the closing of BD’s proposed $24-billion acquisition of CR Bard Inc.
PLASTICS President and CEO William Carteaux praises the reduction in the corporate tax rate and preservation of the research and development tax credit, among other provisions in the GOP tax reform proposal.