For over ten years, so almost from the beginning, Medtec in Stuttgart has been a platform for RAUMEDIC AG to show existing and new customers what, from its point of view, the trends and opportunities are for the future of plastics in medical technology. Therefore, the polymer processer has always viewed the event as a valuable investment in the future. "We are currently expanding our production and development possibilities, both at the headquarters in Helmbrechts, Bavaria and with a new plant in the USA for the first time. These investments in the future need to be communicated. Medtec also stands for that," explained Frank Richter, Head of Marketing Communications at RAUMEDIC.
One focus this year was its expertise in silicone processing in extrusion and injection molding. "Molded parts made from this elastomer offer many advantages. Temperature and chemical resistance are well-known properties of the material. At our booth at the trade fair, we will show you what options exist for implementing functional requirements while simultaneously meeting legal and regulatory demand," said Jörg Prescher, Head of the Technical Center of Excellence Silicone Molding at RAUMEDIC, prior to the trade fair.
While there, RAUMEDIC also surprised visitors with an invitation to a "hole in one" on an indoor putting green constructed specifically for this purpose. "Successful in a single stroke" in developing and implementing customized silicone products was the message of this playful enclosure.
It has not yet been determined whether RAUMEDIC will be present in Stuttgart again next year as well. "Medtec in Stuttgart has always been the spring industry gathering for European medical technology. We will see if it remains that way," says Richter. After all, the railway strike, which prevented some visitors from arriving, was not the reason that not even 700 exhibitors pitched their tents.
In any case, RAUMEDIC continues to work on being able to offer plastics solutions for the future for nearly all medical applications. Therefore, the company will increase its reliance on the possibilities that result from technologies such as micro and multilayer extrusion, micro and multilayer injection molding and automated assembly even for small and medium volumes.