Carclo Technical Plastics Press Release, January 28 2020

Press release London (UK), 28 January 2020: Carclo Technical Plastics (CTP) announces that it will be exhibiting at the Med-Tech Innovation Expo in Birmingham, UK, 1-2 April 2020, on stand no F17. CTP will also be presenting the use of state-of-the-art Pressure Sensing technology for optimisation, monitoring and control of the Injection Moulding process, see attached photo. As part of a major project to develop and scale up manufacture of a drug delivery device in partnership with Becton Dickinson (BD), Carclo has invested significantly in advanced process monitoring equipment and personnel training/development, aimed at improving injection moulding process control and reducing costs of Quality Assurance and waste. CTP has installed RJG’s in-mould Pressure transducers and e-Dart™ process monitoring software on its Fanuc range of all-electric injection moulding machines. Widespread use of these technologies has been made through the Process Development and Validation phases of the project, supported by existing metrology and statistical analysis using commonly available tools such as Minitab™. BD has, in parallel, assessed several of CTP’s global manufacturing facilities as part of its “Fewer, Better” vendor management program in conjunction with CTP’s own Continuous Improvement activities. Commenting, Divisional Chief Executive Officer Robert Stutzman stated “Carclo Technical Plastics has aggressive plans to continue developing our medical business, supported by Carclo’s engineering skills, global footprint and financial stability. CTP considers the Med-Tech Innovation Expo as a key part of our annual marketing activities and we invite all customers and prospective customers to meet with us during this show.” CTP is a contract manufacturer which specialises in injection moulding and assembly of thermoplastic components and devices for the medical and optics markets. With ISO13485-accredited production facilities in Eastern and Western USA, UK, Czech Republic, China and India, CTP offers its global footprint to customers in these dynamic markets. CTP’s clients range from globally-located divisions of major healthcare corporations to start-up companies who are developing products for the innovative yet highly-regulated medical industry. Typical products include medical and surgical disposables, drug delivery devices, diagnostic reagent packs, diagnostic components and devices, ophthalmic equipment, lenses and optical components. Name: Emmanuel Achinivu – Business Development Manager Email: emmanuel.achinivu@carclo-plc.com Mobile: +44 (0) 7740 205346 Website: www.carclo-ctp.co.uk

 


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