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EOS, Tecomet, Inc., Precision ADM, and OIC Partner to Provide End-To-End Solution for Medical Device Additive Manufacturing

EOS, Tecomet, Inc., Precision ADM, and OIC Partner to Provide End-To-End Solution for Medical Device Additive Manufacturing New alliance enables medical device OEMs a complete range of services to efficiently commercialize new, additively manufactured products to market CHICAGO, Ill., June 12, 2023 – Four leading companies in the medical device manufacturing industry, EOS, Tecomet, Orthopaedic …

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Can health care, life sciences firms help heal the Earth?

The United States health sector is responsible for about 8.5% of the country’s greenhouse gas emissions,1 and approximately 25% of global health care sector emissions.2 US hospitals generate more than 6 million tons of waste each year.3 This includes everything from food waste to disposable and single-use devices to regulated medical waste, which often has to be incinerated. …

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St. Joe’s London one of first to use eco-friendly masks

The new green alternative mask is medical grade and certified while also biodegradable and compostable. Made from plant-based biopolymers from renewable crop resources, the mask not only meets the gold standard for protection, but it also boasts an impressive carbon offset – producing 65 percent less CO2e emissions over its life cycle than a synthetic …

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Roswell Textiles’ biopolymer filters cut environmental impact

Roswell Textiles, a Calgary-based fabric manufacturer, has launched a plant-based biopolymer named ECOFUSE as a greener alternative for filters and masks traditionally made out of plastic. The company was formed in 2020 to answer a call from the federal government to supply meltblown filtration media for Canadian personal protective equipment (PPE) manufacturers during the COVID-19 …

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Introducing VIRALOC ECO™ – Canada’s first plant based medical grade compostable and biodegradable procedural face mask made from ECOFUSE™ plant-based nonwoven materials manufactured in Calgary, Alberta

Roswell Textiles, alongside its’ sister company and commercial partner PADM Medical, is proud to announce the use of its proprietary plant based nonwoven materials, ECOFUSE™, in Canada’s first plant based, medical grade procedural mask (VIRALOC ECO™). The VIRALOC ECO™ face mask has a 65% carbon footprint reduction, when compared to a traditional synthetic mask. CALGARY, …

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St. Joseph’s first Ontario hospital to switch to ‘green’ masks

CTV News London A switch made by St. Joseph’s Health Care London is a safe one for the planet. Masks that are medical grad,  biodegradable and compostable are being worn by hospital staff and visitors. The alternative masks are made from plant-based biopolymers from renewable crop resources with an impressive carbon offset producing 65 per cent less CO2e …

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London, Ont. hospital first in province to make the switch to eco-friendly masks

St. Joseph’s says about 1.5 million masks are used per year in its organization CBC News A hospital in London, Ont. says it’s the first in the province to switch to eco-friendly medical masks. St. Joseph’s Health Care announced Thursday it is now using medical grade masks that are biodegradable, compostable, and cheaper than what they were …

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St. Joseph’s London switching to biodegradable masks

Blackburn News St. Joseph’s Health Care London is making the move from traditional masks to biodegradable, compostable face coverings. The change makes St. Joseph’s the first hospital in the province to use a green alternative mask. To read the full article visit: St. Joseph’s London switching to biodegradable masks