Medical Plastics Conference

The 3rd Medical Plastics Conference is about to return with the fair in Guangzhou!

Over the past 5 years, the global medical disposables market has grown at a CAGR of 10%. Widely used in medical disposables and packaging technologies, medical plastics have thus grown under the spotlight of the medical device and healthcare industries. Seeing the great potential of these two areas, the conference will cover both visionary technologies and practical solutions given by experts, material providers and medical devices manufacturers around the world. The conference is a good chance to open up your medical business by meeting experts around the world.
Date & Time: 17 May 2017 14:00-16:30
18 May 2017 10:00-12:30
Venue: Room 1, Level C, Zone B, China Import & Export Fair Complex, Guangzhou
Language: English / Putonghua (Simultaneous Interpretation)
Target audience: Medical device & disposable manufacturers, medical & pharmaceutical packaging companies
No. of audience: 190 / day
Admission fee: Free

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17 May 2017, 14:00 - 16:30
China medical plastics major development trends and how to enter the supply chain
Mr Wang Ming, Vice President
Tianjin Plastics Research Institute Co. Ltd.

Mr Wang Ming is the Vice President and Senior Engineer of Tianjin Plastics Research Institute Co., Ltd., has accumulated rich experience in the research & development of production of medical plastic products for more than 30 years. He had undertaken 14 ministerial level scientific research projects and has published 10 papers gaining more than 20 invention and utility model patents.

The current booming China medtech and healthcare markets leverage the development of medical plastics and their applications. Through the presentation, Mr Wang will bring in-depth discussion on the leading major development future trends, and how the enterprises can enter the supply chain undergoing all these changes.
Innovative high heat polycarbonate for medical device manufacturing industry
Mr Godwin Suen, Product Expert, Business Unit Polycarbonates
Covestro (Hong Kong) Limited

Currently working in Covestro (Hong Kong) Limited (formerly Bayer MaterialScience) since 2003, Godwin Suen has been working for different industry segments in the polycarbonate business unit. He is responsible for providing market-oriented solutions to customers in various industry segments and to connect the market requirements to various internal functions for new product and new process development for the Asia Pacific region.

In this presentation, Covestro will introduce its unique high-heat polycarbonate, Apec®, and its application in medical industry. Besides, Covestro will also introduce the family of polycarbonate resins and resin blends in the use of medical device or healthcare application including blood management, patient monitoring and diagnostics, drug delivery, etc.
KraussMaffei Injection molding in the medical field
Mr Thomas Hörl, Senior Global Key Account Manager
KraussMaffei Technologies GmbH

Mr Thomas Hörl works as the Global Key Account Manager in KraussMaffei Technologies GmbH for customers specialized in the medical & life science field. He has over 7 years of experience working in plastic productions under clean room conditions with customers out of the medical and pharmaceutical field, and was appointed as the application engineer for turn-key solutions in the package industry in the past.

Applications for medical technology require very high product cleanliness and quality. The new all-electric PX series from KraussMaffei Technologies GmbH possess breakthroughs on their functionalities, making the series easily adapted for use in specific medical industries. Mr Hörl will talk about how injection moulding could be integrated with cleanroom technologies, and the advantages of PX series and Netstal solutions to fulfill the high requirement of cleanroom cleanliness and quality of medical technologies.
Implantable device development - from product design, material selection to production
Mr Len Czuba, President
Czuba Enterprises. Inc

Mr Czuba has more than 30 years of experience in compounding and material development, implantable and external accessories for the health care industry. He has been on the board of directors of the Medical Plastics Division of Society of Plastics Engineers since 1985 and has thrice served as the Division Chairman. Mr Czuba opened his own business in Chicago named Czuba Enterprises to assist his partner firms to take products, especially medical devices, from concept to market.

By good preparation and establishing complete specifications and good manufacturing practices, any production plant can make good components and produce wonderful medical products for use. Mr Czuba’s presentation will look at several case studies showing medical device components such as an IV fluid manifold. He will show an example of a part design that represents the typical metal to plastic conversion and the problems it sometimes brings. Samples of all parts being discussed will be on display for attendees to touch and feel and examine.
18 May 2017 10:00 - 12:30
Hydrogel materials - from contact lenses to catheters to resorbable medical devices and regenerative medicine
Dr Austin Coffey, Professor
Faculty of Engineering, Waterford Institute of Technology (Ireland) & Thammasat University (Thailand)

Being the president, founder and councilor of European Medical Polymers Division of the Society of Plastics Engineers, Dr Austin is experienced in polymer materials and manufacturing engineering, consultation to pharmaceutical and medical devices. He is now a senior member of lecturing staff within the School of Engineering as well as the leader of Polymer Processing Technologies Group at WIT.

An ever-growing class of biomaterials - Hydrogels can be cross-linked and find use in diverse applications ranging from contact lenses to bone repair scaffolds to coatings for catheters. This talk will look at the methods of hydrogel manufacture, discuss the chemistry of how they work and use real life industrial applications to show how hydrogels have become a crucial class of material in the toolbox of the modern medical device manufacturer.
Mr. Jack Wu, Team Leader, Application Dept & Application Engineering in the Medical Industry
ARBURG (Shanghai) Co., Ltd

Since 2012, Mr. Chun Wu has joined ARBURG as tem leader of the Application Department and Application Engineering in the Medical Industry and is responsible for application technical consultation, including technical conception of production, trouble shooting in injection molding production and process optimization.

Medical production is taking full advantages with automation to greatly reduce labor cost. Product quality is guaranteed by the processing stability of parts. ARBURG is a leading manufacturer in advanced technologies such as MIM or CIM in scalpel & dental brace, applications on medical product such as breathing mask & catheter. The presentation will introduce turnkey solutions in medical industry, including mirco-injection and LSR technologies.
3D printing technology in medical application
Mr Simon Yeung, Sales Manager
Packaging solutions to medical devices
Ms Queena Du, Sales Manager of China
Bemis Flexible Packaging (Suzhou) Co., Ltd.

Ms Queena Du is currently sales manager of China with Bemis Flexible packaging. She has been with medical packaging business for more than 15 years. Her rich experience helps bring more sustainable packaging solutions to her customers.

Medical packaging like films, seals and pouches are the few of the biggest consumptions in hospitals and clinics. Major technologies like automated and sterile packaging are under spotlight of the medical technologies nowadays. Bemis Packaging is one of the biggest global flexible packaging producers. Through the presentation, Ms Du will share a few cases on how the company is dedicated to provide innovative sustainable solutions for users that could improve performance and safety.

Information as of 31 Mar 2017.

Baobab Tree Event Management (HK)
Ms. Faye Lau
Tel: (852) 3520 3187
*Baobab Tree Event Management (HK) is the appointed event management agent of CHINAPLAS 2017 3rd Medical Plastics Conference.


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