Plasma Biotal India Facility Opening September 2017

Plasma Biotal are pleased to announce that their new facility in Pune will be opening in September 2017 for provision of hydroxylapatite coating services to orthopaedic manufacturers in India.

For more details, visit http://www.plasmabiotalindia.com

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Plasma Biotal are Recruiting for a Quality and Regulatory Affairs Manager.

A vacancy has arisen within Plasma Biotal UK for a Quality and Regulatory Affairs Manager.

As the company Quality and Regulatory Affairs Manager, you will be able to demonstrate a thorough knowledge and understanding of continual improvement, Internal and External Audit procedures and capable of producing reports and data for Management System Review. Further experience and knowledge of root cause investigation and corrective action procedures would be a distinct advantage.

Consideration will be given to suitable candidates with a degree in a Science or Engineering discipline and/or existing experience in a similar manufacturing sector and a full knowledge of ISO 9001/ISO13485 Quality Management Systems, FDA approval or Nadcap style audit procedures.

The position offers an excellent opportunity for personal development for candidates who wish to progress and expand their knowledge of the medical device sector.

Salary: Competitive and negotiable dependant on qualifications and/or experience. Pension Scheme: 5% of normal salary. In addition the company operate a ‘discretionary’ profit sharing bonus scheme. Please send a CV with a hand written cover letter giving your current salary/expectations to the following address:

Mr Nick Young, General Manager
Plasma Biotal Ltd.
Meverill Road
Tideswell
Derbyshire
SK17 8PY

 

Plasma Biotal Recertifies to ISO 13485:2016

In April 2015, Plasma Biotal Limited was audited against the requirements of the updated ISO 13485:2016 standard and successfully recertified to the new standard with zero non-conformances. The recertification highlights the importance that Plasma Biotal places on Quality of our products and our hydroxyapatite/titanium coating services, so you can be assured that only the best material is used in your own products.

Plasma Biotal Ltd Launches New Indian Coating Manufacturing Operation

December 2nd 2016

Plasma Biotal Ltd. and the Plasma Group are pleased to announce the launch of Plasma Biotal India Pvt. Ltd. – a new joint venture company with Indian medical device and orthopaedic manufacturer Biorad Medisys Pvt. Ltd.

From early 2017, Plasma Biotal India Pvt. Ltd. will manufacture hydroxylapatite coatings for orthopaedic device manufacturers in India providing U.K. Quality, but made in India. Managing director, Mr Jitendra Hegde, says “In this competitive era we are now well equipped with the Plasma Biotal India operation, and we’re in a position to satisfy the market need and fulfil the expectations of the orthopaedic market in India and International mid-tier market”

Plasma Biotal have been producing quality assured hydroxylapatite coatings in the UK for over 25 years and are one of the premier independent coatings manufacturers in the UK. Their proprietary process and extensive expertise is now available to the whole of India and the international mid-tier market from their brand new state of the art facility in Pune.

Hydroxylapatite coatings for cement less fixation have been clinically proven to facilitate osseointegration, providing a bioactive bone substitute environment for formation of strong, lasting bonds with the native bone. Technical director, Mr Paul Steverson, says “I am very excited to bring the knowledge and experience that Plasma Biotal has acquired in the UK over the past 25 years to India – benefitting patients across the country. All Indian manufacturers of orthopaedic products now have direct access to local hydroxylapatite coating services, reducing costs while maintaining high quality, international standard products”

For more information, or to contact us to discuss your hydroxylapatite coating requirements please visit the Plasma Biotal India website: www.plasmabiotalindia.com

Plasma Biotal will be attending the WIROC conference in Mumbai

Plasma Biotal are excited to be attending the WIROC 2016 Orthopaedic conference and exhibition in Mumbai in December. Please look at the WIROC website for more details – http://www.wiroc2016.com. The WIROC organising committee have released the following press statement to accompany the conference:

“The powerhouse of surgeons that form the Bombay Orthopaedic Society (BOS) has celebrated its Golden Jubilee. Fifty years of Orthopaedic deliberations, training and pioneering achievements has transformed it to a seasoned and mature force to be reckoned with.”

Plasma Biotal Ltd. look forward to exhibiting at the exhibition of such a prestigious organisation.

Come and See Plasma Biotal at the WBC – Stand 1307

We’re in final preparations for the World Biomaterials Congress in Montreal.

Why don’t you come and see us at Stand 1307. We’d love to talk to you about any of our products and services – hydroxyapatite powders and coatings, ß-TCP, biphasic and ACP powders, other calcium phosphate materials or sintered ceramic products.

See you next week!

Plasma Biotal and Bio-PolyTec present Real-Time monitoring of Additive Dispersion.

On November 26th 2015, the Polymer Processing Research Centre (PPRC) on behalf of the Bio-PolyTec project consortium held a half-day workshop on Real-Time monitoring of Polymer Degradation and Additive dispersion during Processing. The workshop introduced novel, fibre-optic based sensors capable of monitoring physio-chemical changes in polymers and compounds in real-time during processing.

Variation in the agglomeration/dispersion of filler particles or the degradation of biodegradable polymers can be critical issues for many high-performance products but require expensive and time-consuming laboratory analysis to detect. Bio-PolyTec can help you achieve this in-process monitoring in real-time!

Plasma Biotal join up with UKTI

Plasma Biotal Limited are now boosting their export options through UK Trade & Investment (UKTI) and the Passport to Export scheme. Keep an eye out here for future developments and international news. If you are outside of the UK and would like to investigate what Plasma Biotal products can do for you, please contact us!

Plasma Biotal exhibit at the 27th European Conference on Biomaterials

From 30th August to 3rd September 2015, Plasma Biotal attended the European Conference on Biomaterials in Krakow, Poland. Also at the conference were presentations on scientific research conducted by the Bio-PolyTec collaborative project on monitoring the extrusion of multi-functional bioactive polymeric materials. For more information on the research presented, please contact us.

Plasma Biotal meets Harvard and MIT researchers.

During a recent trip to the USA, Henry Foxhall, Technical Manager of Plasma Biotal met with both Myron Spector, Professor of Orthopedic Surgery at the Harvard Medical School, and Paula T. Hammond, Head of the Department of Chemical Engineering and David H. Koch Chair Professor in Engineering at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

The Paula Hammond Laboratory is pioneering new methods and research in medical device applications, including layer by layer drug delivery from orthopaedic coatings and controlled multi-functional materials for medicine. Myron Spector has directed his attention in recent years to the development of collagen-glycosaminoglycan sponge-like scaffolds and injectable biopolymer gels for musculoskeletal and nerve tissue engineering.