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Researchers have created an unusual polymer that can change colour and return to its original colour in less than a second by changing its temperature. 31 July 2014
A new cheap way to run tests on medical and environmental samples has been developed using the plastic packaging staple – bubble wrap. 28 July 2014
Surgical robots for operating inside the body without damaging organs, or shape-changing robots that can squeeze through tight spaces on search and rescue missions, are potential applications the wax and foam phase-changing material could facilitate. 17 July 2014
The 2014 glittering black-tie event takes place on Friday, 24 October at the London Hilton on Park Lane and will be hosted by comedian Al Murray, aka The Pub Landlord. 7 July 2014
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued its final guidance on the new federal medical device identification database and tracking system. 2 July 2014
The joint PDM/PRE event in Telford was lauded by both exhibitors and attendees, with some visitors coming from as far afield as Scandinavia, the Middle East and Japan. 26 June 2014
PRW’s 50th anniversary issue, published last week, is now available online in a digital format. 13 June 2014
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is preparing a statement spelling out the agency’s position on 3D printing for developing medical devices, a top FDA materials scientist said at the Plastics in Medical Devices conference in Cleveland. 13 May 2014
Medical device manufacturer Carclo Technical Plastics in Mitcham, Surrey, has used automation to increase the profitability of its growing optics products business.
 
9 May 2014
Cambriidge's new multiple sclerosis drug delivery device focuses on user friendly design. 9 May 2014
Sumitomo Demag builds two self-contained moulding and packing cells for medical moulder 9 May 2014
Engineering production and development company Brightwake has developed a blood recycling machine using a Stratasys Dimension 1200es 3D printer. 9 May 2014
Caledonian Plastics, a Sheffield-based injection and blow moulding company, aims to increase business by 10% to £2m after spending £250,000 on new extrusion blow moulding machine. 28 April 2014
Jarden Plastics Solutions (JPS), a moulder of medical, healthcare and consumer products based in Christchurch, has achieved the ISO 13485:2003 medical device standard. 18 February 2014
PRW.com is today launching an e-bulletin containing the features that appear in the magazine every fortnight. 31 January 2014


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