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Smooth Touch TPE for packaging and design

With Smooth Touch TPEs, KRAIBURG TPE introduces a new compound series that is setting new standards in terms of touch quality. 
(Image: © 2021 KRAIBURG TPE)Reduced, smart, and high-quality – the packaging and design market is changing. Materials solutions that accompany manufacturers on this journey are in demand. KRAIBURG TPE meets this demand with a new materials series: The TPEs were developed in relation to the market demands for valuable solutions. The result is a product series designed especially for applications that want to put emphasis on outstanding touch quality – combined with an attractive price.

Archroma at Intertextile with innovations and solution systems for sustainable colors and performance

Archroma will be at Intertextile 2021 to launch its latest innovations and solution systems aimed to help textile manufacturers with optimized productivity and/or value creation in their market. 
(Photo: Archroma)Archroma, a global leader in specialty chemicals towards sustainable solutions, will be at Intertextile Shanghai Apparel Fabrics – Autumn Edition (Intertextile), to present its latest innovations and system solutions aimed to help textile manufacturers in China with optimized productivity and/or value creation in their markets.

Innovative TPE solutions for current challenges from lightweighting to circular economy

KRAIBURG TPE’s exhibit at Fakuma will cover a wide range of topical issues. 
(Image: © 2021 KRAIBURG TPE)At Fakuma 2021 (Booth B5-5303) from October 12 to 16 at Friedrichshafen Exhibition Center, Germany, KRAIBURG TPE will put the spot on several TPE developments targeting critical challenges in the market and highlighting the material manufacturer’s leading role in the thermoplastic elastomers (TPEs) segment.

Avio Aero, BEAMIT Group and GE Additive sign letter of intent regarding a strategic technology collaboration agreement

Andrea Scanavini, general manager BEAMIT (back right) visits GE Additive Lichtenfels with Avio Aero’s Dario Mantegazza (front right) and Dario Mula (front left) – September 2021. 
(Image credit: Wilm Visuals for GE Additive, GEADPR052)Avio Aero and GE Additive have signed a non-binding letter of intent (the “LOI”) outlining a strategic technology collaboration agreement with BEAMIT Group (BEAMIT), partly owned by SANDVIK.

EU Trademark Court of Appeals Reaffirms Decision Verifying that CoorsTek May Manufacture and Market Implantable “Pink” Ceramic Hip Components

CoorsTek CeraSurf®-p Ceramic Components for Total Hip Arthroplasty.
(Photo: CoorsTek, PR001)
CoorsTek, a leading global manufacturer of technical ceramics, announced the decision of the EU Trademark Court of Appeals in Paris to uphold the previous Paris EU Trademark High Court ruling in favor of the company’s ability to manufacture and market their CeraSurf®-p “pink” implantable ceramic hip components. This decision is the latest ruling against CeramTec GmbH in the lawsuit originally filed in 2013 by CeramTec, claiming the development and marketing of CeraSurf®-p by CoorsTek for orthopaedic applications was in direct violation of CeramTec’s invalidated European Union trademark registrations for pink colored ceramic hip components.

The continuous wave of innovation at Tsunami Medical

Tsunami Medical Giannutri direct lateral expandable cage 
(Photo: GE Additive, GEADPR051)When we last caught up with Stefano Caselli, founder and CEO of Tsunami Medical, in November 2020, he outlined his vision to drive spinal technology innovation forward using GE Additive’s laser-based (DMLM) metal additive technology.

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