Helping people recover more quickly after injuries, operations, dental treatment or during chemotherapy through cooling, or preventing side effects such as haematoma or polyneuropathy (during chemo-treatments) – this is the mission the company HILOTHERM® has set itself. With a thermal healing process, HILOTHERAPY®, targeted parts of the body are treated.
The therapy encourages healing and reduces pain. The precise controls and consistency of the temperature corresponding to the respective indication is essential for for the success of the therapy. The devices from HILOTHERM® can be used for in-patients and also lent to private individuals.
The coronavirus is currently defining all our lives, more than we ever thought possible. In accordance with the recommendations of the authorities, RUCH NOVAPLAST has taken corresponding action to guarantee the safety of all our important processes, thereby securing the continued supply to our customers.
There are specific rules of conduct for meetings, external appointments, hygiene, working from home, car-sharing, conduct if there is a suspected case, etc. The main aim must be to guarantee the health of our employees and therefore directly to ensure our continued production.
Plastic packaging is needed so that products keep longer, can be transported undamaged and stored hygienically. However, in the last few months this has caused some controversy. "Plastic-free" – has become a frequently heard demand. In times of Covid-19 the plastic industry also has to deal with new challenges The following report is based on an article from IK – Industrievereinigung Kunststoffverpackungen e.V., which explains how plastic packaging contributes to supply security in the current situation.
Because of the extraordinary situation, consumers are currently very interested in stocking up on food and hygiene articles more than normal. The focus at this time is stronger on the actual task of packaging: it serves to protect the product and the consumer. Plastic offers some advantages over other materials. Plastic packaging protects against moisture, keeps oxygen out, can be fitted highly flexibly to the packed products, is many times lighter than card or glass and causes comparably less CO2 emissions.