Trelleborg will exhibit innovations in medical device components at MD&M Minneapolis

NEWS RELEASE: Trelleborg Exhibits Innovations in Medical Device Components at MD&M Minneapolis

[Image courtesy of Trelleborg]

Plymouth, Minnesota, September 2023 – Trelleborg Healthcare & Medical plans to exhibit advanced polymer solutions for healthcare and medical devices, and pharmaceutical and biotech applications, at MD&M Minneapolis in Minneapolis, Minnesota, October 10 to 11, 2023, in Booth 3202.

On display are solutions offered by Trelleborg’s Innovation Center which reduce manufacturers’ time to market. Also featured are Trelleborg’s advanced capabilities in biopharmaceutical processing, thermoplastic injection molding, tubing, hose, molded parts, multicomponent and micromolding offerings.

Chris Tellers, Global Technology Director, Healthcare & Medical, says: “For healthcare and medical innovators looking to create high-performing products and measurably reduce go-to-market timel…

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The rundown on dip manufacturing for medical devices

Dip molding and dip coating each have advantages and drawbacks for medical device manufacturing.

By Dan Sanchez, Trelleborg Healthcare & Medical

Dip-coated surgical blades [Photo courtesy of Trelleborg]

Dip molding and coating involve immersing an object into liquid silicone and either forming or coating a component.

These methods can contribute to the success of a medical device project when correctly specified for an application. Component and contract manufacturers that understand customer requirements and align their manufacturing capabilities to them will have the greatest success with these dipping techniques.

Dip molding for medical devices

Dip molding involves submerging a mandrel, or a geometric form, into silicone. The silicone then cures to a solid before the mandrel and silicone shell are separated. The mandrel is used again for the next batch and the silicone shell is used in a fi…

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Trelleborg to expand biopharma manufacturing footprint in Europe

NEWS RELEASE: Trelleborg to Expand its BioPharma Manufacturing Footprint in Europe

This rendering shows Trelleborg’s plans for its Malta expansion. [Illustration courtesy of Trelleborg]

Trelleborg Healthcare & Medical announces a substantial investment to expand its European biopharmaceutical manufacturing capabilities in Malta. This follows a multimillion-dollar investment initiated in 2022 to expand biopharma capacities in North America.

Linda Muroski, President of Trelleborg Healthcare & Medical, says: “The site will initially add over 4,000 square feet of cleanroom space and focus on silicone tubing and braided hose with options to extend capabilities in the future. This is our second biopharma-focused manufacturing space alongside our BioPharma Center of Excellence in Northborough, Massachusetts in the U.S.”

The Malta site is one of Trelleborg’s largest manufacturing sites in Europe wi…

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