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24 July 2017
Industry News

M&As this week: MedPlast, Krabat, Vitreq
In a move to expand its business operations, MedPlast, an integrated custom plastic processing solutions provider, has acquired Coastal Life Technologies, a producer of sterile and single-use disposable surgical devices.

US researchers say blood test can detect Alzheimer’s early
Researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St Louis, US, have carried out a study to identify a rapid and inexpensive test for Alzheimer’s disease.

FDA clears BD’s immunological IVD system for commercialisation
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted 510(k) clearance to Becton, Dickinson and Company’s (BD) in-vitro diagnostic (IVD) device, FACSLyric flow cytometer system.

Deals this week: Thermo Fisher Scientific, Promepla, Rapid Medical
Medical equipment supplier Thermo Fisher Scientific intends to raise $802.62m in gross proceeds through a public offering of 2.875% senior notes due July 2037.

Press Releases

NSF Health Helps You Keep Up-To-Date With FDA Regulations
US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regulations protect the health, safety, and overall quality of products so they do not adversely affect consumers. That is also why current good manufacturing practices (cGMP) are in place.

Fluoropolymer Tubing Components by Optinova
The Optinova Group is proud to have over 40 years of experience as a partner and supplier of extruded fluoropolymer tubing components for a wide range of industrial applications.

Mikron Automation Showcases Customised Assembly Solutions at its Technology Days Event, Boudry
At the company's Technology Days event, Mikron Automation showed customers its customised assembly solutions aimed to create real added value.

Strong Presence of Virtual Reality, Augmented Reality, Wearable Technology, and Artificial Intelligence at tHIS Exhibition
The Health Industry Summit (tHIS) 2017 was hosted in China and organised by Reed Sinopharm. It opened in Shanghai at the National Exhibition and Convention Center on May 15th with well over two hundred thousand healthcare industry professionals from more than 150 countries and regions in attendance.

Blood Sampling Procedure Innovation
Strategic innovation partners gespag and Greiner Bio-One have introduced a new digital system solution to the Steyr pilot hospital.

White Papers

Drive Systems for Medical Technology
maxon motor is a long-time partner of leading medical technology companies worldwide and covers a wide range of applications, including surgical robots, insulin pumps, prostheses and...

Special Cables for Temperature Measurement in Medical Technology
SABmed Line is a family of biocompatible cable compounds by SAB Bröckskes, including high notch and tear resistance, a material for ultra-flexible and smooth cables, a material for...

Materials Guide for Custom Extrusion
This guide presents a range of materials offered by Optinova for its customised extrusion of tubing for medical...

Managing Risk in Medical Connectors
Fischer Connectors highlights important changes to risk management requirements enacted by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the implications to manufacturers of medical...

Accumold: World Leaders in Micro-Mold Manufacturing Solutions
Accumold was founded in 1985. Our focus was to mold very small parts other companies could not produce. The same mission continues to drive us today....

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