Vol. 29  No. 5 September - October 2021

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KLJ Group, India
Lubrizol Advanced Materials India Pvt. Ltd.
Milliken & Company, India
Maider Medical Industry Equipment Ltd.China
Milacron India Pvt. Ltd., India
GLR Laboratories Pvt. Ltd., India
HighRichja Precision Extrusion Machinery Co. Ltd., China
Operon Strategist, India
PVC Colouring Compounding & Processing, India
Qosina, USA
R.R. Patel Gases (P) Ltd., India
Raumedic AG

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SMC Medical Manufacturing Pvt. Ltd., India
Tekni-Plex India Pvt. Ltd., India
Twist Engineering Works, India

Airways Surgical Pvt. Ltd., India

Alpha Medicare and Devices Ltd., India
Alpha Therapeutics Pvt. Ltd., India
Angiplast Pvt. Ltd., India
Beacon Plastics, India
Delux Surgical, Inida
Glowtronics Pvt. Ltd., India
Jain Rubbers Pvt. Ltd., India
Leelavathy Medical Device Company, India
SEC Global Consulting & Initiative LLP, India
SkyValue, India
Surgi Pack India Pvt. Ltd.
Amigo Surgi Care Pvt. Ltd., India
Apex Medical Devices, India
Jimit Medico Surgicals Pvt. Ltd.
Life-O-Line Technologist, India
Mesco Surgical, India
Morrisons Lifecare Pvt. Ltd., India
National Healthcare, India
Pharmadocx, Inida
S. Nath & Co., India

Unikal Consultants, India


Re-Invigorating Indian Medical Device Industry

No Industry is immune to the disruptions brought by transformation and growth.

In this issue of “MEDICAL PLASTICS DATA SERVICE” , Mr K L Sharma ,Former Jt. Secretary , Drugs & Food Regulation, Ministry Of Health & Family Welfare, Government Of India , a public policy practitioner of four decades, shares the insider’s views and analysis highlighting critical issues like factors responsible for market growth (Domestic & Exports), ecosystem improvements required, need for a separate regulator, role of the Industry, harmonization of activities of various agencies, appropriateness of the incentives including production linked incentive schemes as announced by the GOI, need for medical device parks and importance of innovations in the medical device sector. He has also suggested critical action points with a view to reinvigorating Indian Medical Device Industry...


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Cover Story

Re-Invigorating Indian Medical Devices Industry

Mr K L Sharma, Former Jt. Secretary, Drug & Food Regulation, Ministry of Health & Family Welfer, Government Of India
In this free-wheeling exclusive interview, as a public policy practitioner of four decades, Mr K L Sharma shares the insider’s views and analysis highlighting critical issues responsible for market growth (Domestic & Exports). He also suggests critical action points with a view to reinvigorating Indian Medical Device Industry...

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Drug Delivery Device Using Polymers With Improved Tribology
Many medical and Drug Delivery Devices contain moving parts. As these parts move, such as in an inhaler, they must effectively slide against other parts. This article reviews traditional polymers with and without external lubricants. It also includes the review of several grades of tribologically modified polymers that operate effectively without the aid of external lubricants....

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Polymers/Biopolymers For Modern Wound Dressing
Wound dressing has remained challenging for some life threatening wounds such as Burning. An abstract from a review paper given depicts the ideal wound dressing...

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To Choose PVC In 10 Key Reasons Healthcare Applications
PVC, also known as vinyl, has been safely used in disposable medical device applications for over 60 years. It has made it possible for patients and healthcare professionals to access many medical applications...

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Cover Story : Focus Companies

Company Profiles : Suppliers Of Raw Materials, Components, Packaging Material, Services Required For Manufacturing of Medical Devices

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Global Trends

Pilot Medical PVC Recycling Scheme In Belgium
PVC medical waste is non-infectious and can be recycled when properly sorted and collected. This project brings together the European Hospitals, a Waste Management Company, a Recycler, and VinylPlus® – the European Council Of Vinyl Manufacturers, as a commitment to sustainable development...

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AiMeD & Regulatory Updates

  • Health ministry to relax ISO compliance norms for medical devices to register with CDSCO
  • CDSCO to enhance testing capacity for medical devices
  • AiMeD urges govt to reduce GST on certain medical devices from 18 to 12%
  • Modi Govt Sets Up Panel to Frame New Laws for Medicines, Cosmetics, Medical Devices
  • Minister Asks Medical Devices Cos To Utilize ‘Make in India’ Initiative To Save Rs. 40,000 To Rs. 50,000 Crore On Imports

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Industry News

  • HMD Reaches Milestone of Supplying 500 Million 0.5 ml AD Syringes to Govt for Covid Vaccination
  • Vascular device maker Sahajanand Medical Technologies files DRHP with SEBI
  • Abbott acquires Walk Vascular a commercial-stage medical device company
  • Trivitron develops radiation protective wear for medical professionals

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Product Gallery

Cardiology And Vascular Access Component Needs

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COMPAMED 2021 moves to Halls 13 and 14
Messe Düsseldorf and exhibitors make valuable contribution to COVID 19 vaccination campaign...

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Did You Know?

About The Potential Of PVC-Based Medical Device Recycling
Hospitals use a lot of single-use PVC-based medical devices every day. Besides being safe and affordable, PVC is easily recyclable and keeps its technical properties through numerous recycling cycles...

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In a Nutshell....

“Once a new technology rolls over you, if you’re not part of the steamroller, you’re part of the road"

-Stewart Brand

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