Edwards Lifesciences names Secant Group as its supplier of the year

NEWS RELEASE: Edwards Lifesciences Awards Secant Group 2022 Supplier of the Year

Secant Group, a leading innovator in the design, development, and manufacture of implantable medical textile components for medical devices, has been named 2022 Supplier of the Year by Edwards Lifesciences, the global leader in patient-focused medical innovations for structural heart disease and critical care and surgical monitoring.

“We’re thrilled to receive this prestigious award from Edwards Lifesciences. This is a testament to Secant’s rigorous quality standards and multidisciplinary teamwork that enables Edwards Lifesciences to advance their innovative, life-saving devices with our implantable textile solutions. We’re proud to be a long-serving partner of Edwards and look forward to collaborating with them on new solutions for years to come,” said Karen West, CEO, Solesis, parent company of Secant Group.

In 2022, Secant Group was also the first-ever supplier awarded Gold Stat…

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Solesis acquires Polyzen to expand its film and coating capabilities

Solesis announced this week that it has acquired Polyzen, a developer and manufacturer of polymer-based film and coating technologies for the medical device and biopharmaceutical industries.

The companies did not disclose financial terms in their Nov. 2 news release. Officials at Telford, Pennsylvania–based Solesis said the acquisition will expand the company’s design and manufacturing capabilities in advanced biomaterials, broadening the service offering delivered to customers.

“We are thrilled about what this new partnership will mean for our customers going forward,” Solesis CEO Karen West said in the news release. “Polyzen enhances Solesis’ breadth of polymer-based technologies, know-how, and capabilities, all of which will enable us to continue to provide innovative solutions to our customers.”

Polyzen co-CEOs Nikin Shah and Rubin Shah said they were excited to combine Polyzen’s decades of polymer science experience in film and coati…

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