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Medline announces first infection control product

25th Jun 2019

Medline’s Micro-Kill Bleach Germicidal Bleach Wipes have become the first infection control product to be cleared by EPA to kill Candida auris (C. auris), a multidrug resistant fungus, found in hospitals. The announcement solidifies Micro-Kill Bleach Germicidal Bleach Wipes’ place in Medline’s industry-leading portfolio of infection prevention products.

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Foster breaks ground on new plant expansion in Putnam, US

24th Jun 2019

Foster Corporation, a leader in polymer material solutions for medical and pharmaceutical markets, has broken ground on a new state-of-the-art 5,182 sq m manufacturing facility that is adjacent to its headquarters in Putnam, CT, US. The new expansion comes only a few years after Foster opened a new pharmaceutical building for its ‘Delivery Science’...

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Dassault participates in Series B funding for BioSerenity

21st Jun 2019

Dassault Systèmes participated as lead investor in a €65 million Series B financing for BioSerenity, a startup developing a comprehensive health solution involving textiles equipped with sensors and online telehealth services to diagnose and monitor pathologies. Three of BioSerenity’s existing investors, BPI, Idinvest and LBO, also participated in the...

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Sanitized unveils Mintactiv additive for odour-management

19th Jun 2019

Sanitized has launched the Mintactiv additive for reliable odour-management for cotton textiles using natural mint. The company produces antimicrobial hygiene function and material protection for textiles and plastics. The new product from Sanitized meets the requirements of conscientious textile manufacturers and their brands with sustainability goals.

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Freudenberg presents innovative wound dressings at EWMA

10th Jun 2019

Freudenberg Performance Materials presented a number of innovative solutions at the European Wound Management Association Conference (EWMA) held recently in Gothenburg, Sweden. These included foams with an innovative direct coating of silicone adhesives, multilayer foam-fleece components with superabsorbent nonwovens and more efficient polyurethane...

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ReWalk Robotics’ exo-suit gets CE marking

7th Jun 2019

ReStore Exo-Suit by ReWalk Robotics, a manufacturer of robotic medical devices for lower limb disabilities, has received CE marking. This is the first clearance of a soft exo-suit, a next generation medical device which can serve a larger and more diverse patient population facing mobility challenges. ReStore Exo-Suit is used for stroke rehabilitation.

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Standard Textile introduces surgical textile solutions

19th Apr 2019

Standard Textile, a company servicing the healthcare industry, has launched Surgitex – Surgical Textile Solutions, and debuted to attendees at AORN Global Surgical Conference & Expo held at Nashville from April 6-10, 2019. Surgitex is a comprehensive programme to help healthcare facilities realise maximum benefits of reusable surgical products.

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Tredegar Personal Care exhibiting at IDEA Show in Miami

28th Mar 2019

Tredegar Personal Care, a leading supplier to the disposable absorbent hygiene industry, is currently showcasing its newest products for the baby, feminine and adult care markets at the IDEA Show in Miami, FL. The company joins about 7,000 exhibitors at the IDEA tradefair being held at the Miami Beach Convention Center, which will close on March 28.

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IACMI to organise workshop showing evolution of composite

19th Mar 2019

Institute for Advanced Composites Manufacturing Innovation (IACMI) –The Composites Institute, in partnership with Composites One and the Closed Mold Alliance, will be arranging a two-day workshop on ‘Evolution of Composites’ on March 20-21 at Vanderbilt University’s Laboratory for Systems Integrity & Reliability (LASIR) in Nashville, Tennessee, US.

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