INNOVATIONS BLOG

Using Injectable Polymer to Save Lives...?

Posted by NOVATION Staff on Apr 28, 2015 9:46:39 AM

A new injectable polymer developed by researchers at the University of Washington in Seattle could help strengthen blood clots and save lives.

PolySTAT can be injected into the patient on site to stop bleeding before reaching a full medical team at a hospital or trauma center.

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Innovative New IV Pole from PC-ABS...

Posted by Scott Baxter on Apr 21, 2015 10:17:00 AM

Designed by a patient... Safepole is an innovative IV pole that is 100 times better than what is currently used in the medical industry today. Several of Safepole's elements are injection molded from a polycarbonate/acrylonitrile butadiene styrene (PC/ABS) resin blend. This provides strength and longevity for many of the Safepole accessories as well as offering a wide variety of color options.

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Topics: Innovative Ideas

We're Amazed this wasn't done years ago...

Posted by NOVATION Staff on Apr 14, 2015 8:58:00 AM

Say goodbye to that circular rusty stain in your tub or shower! Gillette is taking personal care packaging in a new direction with a new plastic container for shave gel. Not only does the new packaging eliminate that rusty stain that can annoy us all, but they have also taken care of those pesky nozzle leaks. Plus with the use of plastic they can now creatvily display how much gel remains in the package so we no longer have to guess.

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Innovative Minds taking Polypropylene to the Next Level...

Posted by NOVATION Staff on Apr 9, 2015 9:18:00 AM

Have you ever wished your toilet seat came with it's own deodorizer? How about LED lighting to help you touch down in just the right spot at night? Well wish no more as Kohler has tackled both of these issues for us in their new toilet seat design called Purefresh.

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Really... A Plastic Beer Keg?

Posted by NOVATION Staff on Apr 7, 2015 9:46:00 AM

Step asside stainless steel there's a new Keg in town! PET is looking to convert the current metal material produt to plastic. They even say it will be more environmentally friendly and a cost effective solution for the beer industry.

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Tritan™ a New Generation Copolyester by Eastman...

Posted by NOVATION Staff on Apr 1, 2015 8:00:00 AM

In our latest newsletter we mentioned how "Tritian™" a new generation copolyester by Eastman is making it's way to into the home product market. At NOVATION we are already using this product for several of our customers.

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