Sanford Health and Freudenberg Medical partner on infusion systems

Sanford Health (Sioux Falls, S.D.) and Freudenberg Medical (Carpinteria, Calif.) announced that they have entered a joint research and development agreement to develop infusion systems to treat blood clots and blockages in blood vessels. A catheter used in the infusion systems was designed by vascular surgeon Dr. Patrick Kelly at Sanford Health Innovations, a part of

Freudenberg Medical expands micro injection molding and opens Singapore office

Freudenberg Medical recently announced that it has expanded its thermoplastic micro injection molding capabilities by adding an ARBURG micro injection modular machine. The company added the new machine to meet challenging molding requirements. “Engineering grade materials can be sensitive to shear and a very fine level of control is needed to produce shot weights under

Freudenberg Medical launches new hemostasis valves

Freudenberg Medical has launched several new hemostasis valves for interventional and diagnostic catheters. HyperSeal and CertuSeal hemostasis valves have been added to the FlexSeal valve line that the company released last year. Freudenberg Medical also added its new HyperSeal Introducer Sheath with Hydrophilic Coating to the FlexSeal Introducer Sheath for large bore procedures. The catheters

DeviceTalks West: Expertise you need to know

Medical device suppliers are light years away from the days when they merely filled orders to spec for medtech OEMs – as a visit to the upcoming DeviceTalks West will quickly confirm. From incorporating steerability into catheters to getting validation and testing done right, the companies serving the medical device industry have become specialized experts in

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Incorporating steerability into your catheter: Here’s what you need to know

Here are seven key design and development considerations you need to keep in mind for catheters with steerability. Anthony Appling, Freudenberg Medical As medical technology continues to advance, physicians who specialize in minimally invasive procedures also have advancing expectations. They want better performance and improved functionality in the catheters and delivery systems they use. One

Freudenberg Medical spends $10M to expand Irish catheter plant

Freudenberg Medical today announced that its VistaMed joint venture company has spent €9 million, equivalent to about $10 million, expanding its Carrick-on-Shannon, Ireland catheter manufacturing facility. The expansion added 45,000 square feet – including four additional ISO Class 7 cleanrooms – to VistaMed’s existing plant in Carrick-on-Shannon. The project enables VistaMed to better meet demand when it

Freudenberg Medical registers China facility with FDA

Freudenberg Medical announced that it has registered its medical device manufacturing operation in Shenzhen, China with the FDA. “We registered our operation to manufacture a clipping device used on hospital beds,” said general manager Terry To. “Our dedicated team completed the project – from mold design to validation and mass production – in just five

Freudenberg Medical introduces new medical device technologies for accelerating time to market

Freudenberg Medical, a global developer and manufacturer of medical devices, components, and minimally invasive solutions for the medical device industry, announces three new technologies for medical device companies looking to accelerate time to market with a novel device, design, and process solution. Introduced today at Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics Conference (TCT), the annual scientific symposium of

Freudenberg Medical acquires majority stake in Hemoteq AG

Freudenberg Medical, a global developer and manufacturer of specialty components and minimally invasive device solutions for the medical device and pharmaceutical industry, has acquired the majority of Hemoteq AG, a provider of surface coating technologies and related services for medical devices. Hemoteq, based in Würselen, Germany, develops innovative coating solutions for combination products like drug

Helix Medical and MedVenture Technology announce name change to Freudenberg Medical

The Freudenberg Group strengthens its commitment to the medical device and pharmaceutical industries by introducing “Freudenberg Medical” as its new umbrella brand. Helix Medical and MedVenture Technology are now called Freudenberg Medical. The new brand emphasizes the business group’s role as a global development and innovation partner to the medical device and pharmaceutical industries. Freudenberg