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MT Ortho harnesses additive technology to manufacture customized prostheses for cranioplasty and bone cancer patients

MT Ortho - kyphoplasty procedure.
(Photo: MT Ortho, GEADPR039)Until just a few years ago only standardized, conventionally manufactured prostheses - or in very limited cases customized prostheses - were available for patients with bone tumors.

Reimagining knee replacements with additive technology and artificial intelligence

Tibial plates printed on Arcam Q10plus. 
(Photo: GE Additive, GEADPR038)Italian medical implant manufacturer REJOINT is introducing mass customization and therapy personalization through a combination of Electron Beam Melting (EBM) and computerized analysis of intraoperative and post-operative data collection through IoT-connected sensorized wearables.

Archroma joins hands with Liberty Textile Mills Limited to produce life-saving PPE in Pakistan

Product lines of Liberty Textile Mills Limited. 
(Photo: Liberty Textile Mills Limited)Archroma, a global leader in color and specialty chemicals towards sustainable solutions, has joined hands with Liberty Textile Mill Limited (Liberty), a leading producer in healthcare textiles to produce high quality personal protective equipment (PPE).

Mondi safely packages QIAGEN’s SARS-CoV-2 test cartridge  

Mondi safely packages QIAGEN’s SARS-CoV-2 test cartridge. 
(Photo: Mondi, PR151)Mondi, a leading global packaging and paper group, is committed to playing its part in the supply of essential products during the COVID-19 outbreak and has recently developed packaging for QIAGEN's SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus test kit.

ELIX Polymers joins the fight against COVID-19 with biocompatible ABS grades for medical devices

Medical masks.
(Photo courtesy of the Noumena company, PR058)Leading ABS producer ELIX Polymers is collaborating with a large group of companies within ClusterMAV, the Advanced Materials Cluster of Catalonia, Spain, in the fight against COVID-19. The partners are working in collaboration with the National Federation of Innovative Business Groups and Clusters (FENAEIC), which focuses on promoting collaboration between federations, clusters and their partners, within the European Cluster collaboration platform.

Mondi to produce melt blown nonwoven fabric and one million surgical face masks a day with new production lines in Germany

Mondi to produce melt blown nonwoven fabric and one million surgical face masks a day with new production lines in Germany. 
(Photo: Mondi, PR150)Mondi, global leader in packaging and paper, is set to build new production lines in its plant in Gronau, Germany, to produce melt blown nonwoven fabric and surgical face masks. This is part of Mondi's efforts to mitigate the spread of COVID-19 and respond to increased demand by health authorities, businesses and consumers for face masks.

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