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Husky hosts Medical and Health Care Day

Bolton, Ont.-based Husky Injection Molding Systems Ltd. hosted the second annual Medical and Healthcare Day at the ...


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June 16, 2008 by Canadian Plastics

Bolton, Ont.-based Husky Injection Molding Systems Ltd. hosted the second annual Medical and Healthcare Day at the company’s European headquarters in Luxembourg. The event was well attended by medical molders, OEMs, and moldmakers, with more than 100 participants from 49 different companies.

“We were very excited to see such a diverse group of industry professionals gather together for the purpose of developing and exchanging ideas,” said Husky’s vice president, service and sales, Europe, Middle East and Africa Volker Neuber. “We are happy to offer this opportunity for attendees for learn from each other. At the same time, this event is helping us to better understand our medical customers’ needs and challenges.”

The event was attending leading European companies, including Carcla Technical Plastics, Norwig and AWM Mold Tech. This year’s event highlighted the key trends and challenges facing the medical and health care industry in Europe, and included conferences, demonstrations, tours, case studies and expert speakers from throughout the industry.

“I learned a lot about the ins and outs of releasing a product to market, as well as joint ventures and how to make them successful,” said Jurgen Norwig from Norwig. “I was impressed by Husky’s approach to qualification and validation. My visit to Husky’s factory confirmed their careful attention to manufacturing processes, control and precision.”

According to Husky, the Medical and Health Care Day also provided a good opportunity for professionals to meet and exchange ideas.

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