Peter Hahn appointed new business area president at Trelleborg Group

Peter Hahn has been appointed new Business Area President of Trelleborg Sealing Solutions as of January 1, 2018. He succeeds Claus Barsøe and will like his predecessor be a member of Group Management. Claus Barsøe will become EVP within Trelleborg Sealing Solutions, focusing on the transition to the new president and future business development. Peter […]

Reinforced silicone tubing: 6 things you need to know

Biocompatibility, flexibility and durability make extruded silicone a top medical device tubing choice. Keep these six things in mind when reinforcing it. Dan Sanchez, Trelleborg Sealing Solutions When it comes to their use in medical device, silicone tubes are getting even better –enhanced with a variety of reinforcements and coatings that help manufacturers meet the

11 companies with interesting technology at MD&M East

Thousands of engineers and executives are expected to descend on the Javits Center in New York next week for MD&M East, the largest medical device manufacturing event on the East Coast. Fun attractions include Apple co-founder Steve “Woz” Wozniak delivering a keynote speech, the 19th annual Medical Design Excellence Awards, robot battles and a 3D printed

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Silicone and medical devices: 7 things you should know about it

Drew Rogers, Trelleborg Sealing Solutions. Silicone’s popularity for use in medical devices has been growing.  This is due to its compatibility with bodily fluids and strong chemical structure. Advancements in medical polymers are also part of this push toward next-generation single-use medical devices, implants and packaging technology. In order to get the right material, configuration and

How Trelleborg is getting the most out of its acquisitions

Heather Thompson, Senior Editor As is the case with many medical device industry suppliers, Trelleborg has engaged in a spate of acquisitions to broaden its offerings and better serve the growing needs of its OEM customers. Last year, Trelleborg, Sweden–based Trelleborg announced the acquisition of Tustin, California–based Specialty Silicone Fabricators. They’ve made three other acquisitions

Trelleborg features engineered coating fabrics, contract manufacturing services for combo products

Trelleborg plans to be on site at MD&M West 2017, a medical technology conference in California next month, highlighting its portfolio of engineered coated fabrics for medical, orthopedic and surgical applications, as well as the company’s contract manufacturing services for drug-device combination products. Trelleborg Engineered Coated Fabrics develops polyurethane, rubber and silicone-coated fabrics for devices such

Trelleborg acquires Anderson Seal

Trelleborg, a global developer in engineered polymer solutions, announces that Trelleborg Sealing Solutions has signed an agreement and finalized the acquisition of Anderson Seal LLC, a privately owned U.S.-based seal distributor and value-added service partner. This acquisition supports the growth strategy of Trelleborg Sealing Solutions and further expands the delivery and service of seals, gaskets and

Trelleborg picks up Specialty Silicone Fabricators

Trelleborg said that its Trelleborg Sealing Solutions business agreed to acquire Specialty Silicone Fabricators for an undisclosed amount. Tustin, Calif.-based SSF, which makes high-precision silicone components for medical device OEMs, has plants in Tustin, Paso Robles, Calif., and Elk Rapids, Mich., Trelleborg said. SSF posted sales of about $39.1 million last year (SEK330 million). The Swedish polymer

Trelleborg delivers low-friction seals to support infusion pumps

Trelleborg Sealing Solutions showcases its wide range of medical device and life science solutions including liquid silicone rubber parts, coatings, tubing and hose and an array of rubber-molded and multi-component products used to support advanced infusion devices and transdermal drug delivery at MD&M East in New York City. The choice of material compound, coating and

Two-part Production Simplifies Medical Designs

by Mary C. Gannon, Senior Editor Two years ago, Trelleborg Sealing Solutions purchased a liquid silicone company headquartered in Switzerland, which provided silicone extrusion and silicone molding, all in a clean room facility. The facility in Stein am Rhein, Switzerland and another in Northborough, Mass., allows the company to manufacture and design two-part Liquid Silicone

Trelleborg Sealing Solutions launches updated iPhone App

Trelleborg Sealing Solutions has launched an updated version of the recently released iPhone app “ISO Fits & Tolerances” that allows switching between inch and metric measurements. Providing results based on the ISO 286 System of Limits and Fits, the updated version also adds additional tolerance classes and is available in English, Spanish, German and Dutch.

Integrated Spring-energized Seal from Trelleborg

Trelleborg Sealing Solutions, supplier of an integrated spring-energized seal to leading syringe pump manufacturer TriContinent Scientific, worked with the company on the development of a novel pump platform seal design to solve a problem for one of TriContinent Scientific’s customers. The resulting seal design provides much more consistent sealing force on the sealing lip, resulting