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Feb 08, 2013, 08:30 ET
Evonik VESTAKEEP stock shapes.  (PRNewsFoto/Modern Plastics)

U.S. FDA Grants 510(k) Approval to Evonik's Implantable VESTAKEEP® PEEK Product Announces Modern Plastics, North American Distributor

 A spinal implant device using Evonik's VESTAKEEP® PEEK (polyetheretherketone) has received the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's (FDA)...

Sep 05, 2012, 08:45 ET

Modern Plastics Announces NEW 2012, Free 6-Page Color Company Brochure

Modern Plastics, one of the largest distributors of high-performance and engineering-grade stock shapes and medical-grade plastics, has produced a...

Oct 24, 2011, 07:45 ET

Modern Plastics Announces ISO 13485:2003 Certification for Medical Industry

Modern Plastics, one of the largest distributors of high-performance and engineering-grade stock shapes and medical-grade plastics, has become ISO...

Sep 12, 2011, 07:45 ET

Modern Plastics Announces New EVONIK VESTAKEEP® 5000 PEEK Stock Shapes

Modern Plastics, one of the largest distributors of high-performance and engineering-grade stock shapes and medical-grade plastics, is a...

Jul 22, 2011, 08:05 ET

Modern Plastics Announces Full Operation of Its New Facility in Shelton, Conn.

Modern Plastics, one of the largest distributors of high-performance and engineering-grade stock shapes and medical-grade plastics, has moved from...

Nov 10, 2010, 07:35 ET

Modern Plastics Prepares to Move into New Facility in Shelton, Connecticut in 2011 to Support Growing Customer Demand

Modern Plastics, Corporate Headquarters, 678 Howard Avenue, Bridgeport, Connecticut, is moving from its current location for the past 65 years in...

Nov 02, 2010, 10:22 ET

Modern Plastics SUSTARIN® C (Acetal) Product Uses Special Manufacturing Technology to Ensure Every Sheet and Rod Are Free of Centerline or Core Porosity

Modern Plastics offers SUSTARIN® C (Acetal), a general-purpose copolymer acetal that is porosity-free, manufactured by ROCHLING Engineering...

Jul 07, 2010, 07:45 ET

Modern Plastics Adds MediPEEK™-IM 'Extruded Plate' Implantable PEEK to Medical-Grade Plastics Offering

Modern Plastics has added extruded-plate MediPEEK™-IM, a permanent implantable medical-grade PEEK (Polyetheretherketone), to its...

Mar 29, 2010, 07:45 ET

Modern Plastics Announces Full Line of Food and Beverage Plastic Materials

Modern Plastics offers a complete line of plastic product materials for the food and beverage industry. These products are FDA Approved and meet...

Feb 22, 2010, 07:40 ET

Modern Plastics Announces FREE Sample Kit: Macrolux(R) Multi-Wall Polycarbonate Sheet Product

Modern Plastics is offering a FREE Sample Kit of its Macrolux® Multi-Wall Polycarbonate Sheet product (clear, bronze and opal sheet). Macrolux...

Feb 01, 2010, 07:35 ET

Modern Plastics Announces New LEXAN* Hospital Universal Precaution (Infection Control) Stations and Narcotic Lock Boxes

Modern Plastics custom designs and manufactures LEXAN* "Universal Precaution Stations (Infection Control Stations)" and "Narcotic Lock Boxes" for...

Jan 06, 2010, 08:30 ET

Modern Plastics Announces New Medical-grade PEEK, MediPEEK-IM

Modern Plastics has added a permanent implantable medical-grade PEEK, MediPEEK-IM (Polyetheretherketone), a high-performance...

Dec 12, 2002, 00:00 ET

Modern Plastics Corporation to Increase Capacity for Phenolic Brake Pistons

BENTON HARBOR, Mich., Dec. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Modern Plastics Corporation today announced plans to purchase a state-of-the-art centerless grinder...

Jan 10, 2000, 00:00 ET

Modern Plastics and Principia Partners Join Forces on e-business In Plastics Industry Study

NEW YORK, Jan. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Modern Plastics and Principia Partners announced today their collaboration on a study of e-business strategies...

Aug 03, 1998, 01:00 ET

The Plastics Platform: New On-Line Trading Service for Buyers and Sellers of Plastics

NEW YORK, Aug. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- A venture between major petrochemical information providers of resin data has led to the creation of an on-line...