Teleflex Medical OEM Offers Custom-Engineered Suture and Fiber Components for Medical Devices

15.01.2015

Wayne, PA Teleflex Medical OEM, a global leader in medical suture and fiber technology, announces a portfolio of highly-specialized capabilities for delivering innovative, fiber-based solutions to medical device manufacturers. These vertically integrated capabilities allow Tel...

WAYNE, PA   Teleflex Medical OEM, a global leader in medical suture and fiber technology, announces a portfolio of highly-specialized capabilities for delivering innovative, fiber-based solutions to medical device manufacturers. These vertically integrated capabilities allow Teleflex Medical OEM to control the chemistry and the physical properties of materials in order to address the specific needs of component or device applications.

Teleflex Medical OEM can offer a high degree of customization and specialty product development because it is able to take a project from resin to fiber to component or suture. The company offers a broad range of absorbable and non-absorbable materials, sizes (USP/EP and custom), and coatings to meet performance requirements for strength, flexibility, and handling. In addition, Teleflex Medical OEM applies various technology platforms to customize a component’s straight pull and knot-pull tensile strength, elongation, lubricity, PIC count, braid pattern and color.

“Medical device manufacturers are constantly engaged in a cycle of product improvement and innovation” said Debra Masso, General Manager – Performance Fibers, Teleflex Medical OEM. “So are we. At Teleflex Medical OEM, we continually develop processes and explore advanced materials to offer new, application specific solutions to our customers.”

To learn more about Teleflex Medical OEM’s fiber-based product development and manufacturing capabilities, visit www.teleflexmedicaloem.com.

About Teleflex Incorporated

Teleflex is a leading global provider of specialty medical devices for a range of procedures in critical care and surgery. Our mission is to provide solutions that enable healthcare providers to improve outcomes and enhance patient and provider safety. Headquartered in Wayne, PA, Teleflex employs approximately 11,500 people worldwide and serves healthcare providers in more than 150 countries. Additional information about Teleflex can be obtained from the company's website at www.teleflex.com.

Teleflex Medical OEM, division of Teleflex Incorporated, is known across the globe, for custom-engineered sutures and fibers, extrusions, diagnostic and interventional catheters, and sheath/dilator sets and kits.  Additional information about Teleflex Medical OEM can be obtained at www.teleflexmedicaloem.com.

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