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Plümat Acquires Colpitt BV

Plümat is focussed on the design & manufacturing of form fill seal systems for pharmaceutical solutions, whereas Colpitt is a well established specialist for the supply of production equipment for disposable containers for blood, intravenous and dialysis solutions and specialist in the field of RF technology used for welding PVC, EVA and PU films...

Foster Builds Medical Plastics Innovation Center

FOSTER Corporation, a PolyMedex Discovery Group company, announces the opening of its Medical Plastics Innovation Center. The center provides comprehensive development services of advanced polymer formulations used in leading edge medical device. It offers polymer compounding, molding and extrusion process evaluation, and material property testing...

Planning Commission For Hiking Health Expenditure To 2.5% Of GDP By End Of Next Five Year Plan

With health getting less share in the original allocation for the11th Five Year Plan period and the utilisation again falling way below the target, the Planning Commission now wants to increase the allocation for health during next Plan period...

Industry To Move Court Against Introduction Of Bar Coding For Exports

With the union commerce ministry standing firm on its decision to make bar coding mandatory for all pharma exports from July 1 this year to check the export of spurious (fake) drugs from the country, the pharma industry is bracing up itself to move court against the introduction of bar coding in the country which, the industry said, is alarming as a section of the exporters may lose the entire export business in one stroke of the ministry...

Plastics In Medical Devices Event Returns To Northeast Ohio

THE fast - growing medical devices sector demands constant attention, as federal regulations and customer demands tend to change rapidly. And plastics’ role in such products is only increasing, creating opportunities for those equipped to respond...

Value Of Indian Medical Devices Market To Touch US$ 6.41 bn By 2014: Cygnus

The Indian medical devices and equipment market, which was valued at US $3.6 billion in 2010, will reach US $6.41 billion by 2014 with a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of nearly 15.5 per cent, said Cygnus Business Consulting and Research Pvt Ltd...