Lisa Jennings translates PMC SMART Solutions’ strengths into a new market venture. For additional information, click here. For more information, send email to [email protected].
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Plastics News Report WESTLAKE, OHIO (May 19, 5:10 p.m. ET) At the recent Plastics in Medical Devices conference in Westlake, several speakers touched on an emerging trend: implantable devices. Lisa Jennings, president of PMC LLC in Cincinnati, shares lessons learned in her 15 years’ experience with injection molding such products. In this brief video clip, Jennings […]
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