Two firms collaborate to provide PTCA and PTA balloons

Plastics products and components manufacturer Spectrum Plastics has announced a strategic partnership with medical device manufacturer Earnan Biomedical. The collaboration will provide ‘off the shelf’ PTCA and PTA balloons next day in North America and within three days for European customers. Steve Maxson, vice president of sales, Spectrum Plastics, Vascular Technologies division, said: “The balloons […]

BKT to build first U.S. plant

LAS VEGAS–Minoo Mehta has been attending the Specialty Equipment Market Association Show for more than 30 years. This year’s event, however, felt quite a bit different for the president of BKT USA Inc., the U.S. subsidiary of Mumbai, India-based Balkrishna Industries Ltd. (BKT). Not only was Arvind Poddar, managing partner of BKT, inducted into the […]

Automotive silicone market forecast to grow through 2023

PUNE, India–The automotive silicone market is projected to grow to $3.33 billion by 2023 at a compound annual growth rate of 7.1 percent, according to new market research by MarketsandMarkets. “Automotive Silicone Market by Type (Elastomers, Gels, Resins, Fluids), Application (Interior & Exterior, Engines, Electrical), and Region (APAC, Europe, North America, South America, Middle East […]