Innovative Tools and Services for Healthcare

Are you in healthcare? If you are then you know how important it is to have the right medical supplies for your patients. At our upcoming WT | Wearable Technologies Conference in San Francisco on July 11-12, several leading companies will be showcasing innovative products and tools related to the healthcare industry. The companies listed here provide solutions on silicones to polymers and wound dressings to clean room converting. Do not miss the chance to meet them in person and join us for #WTUS18!

PolyOne, a premier provider of specialized polymer materials and services, offers more than 4,000 grades of resins, including PolyOne’s engineered polymer formulations, and a comprehensive set of support services. This Avon Lake, Ohio-based company provides solutions for colorants, additives, engineered materials, thermoplastic elastomers, and more. From product development and manufacturing support to on-time delivery and supply chain optimization, PolyOne can respond rapidly to the most challenging questions. PolyOne offers more than 35,000 polymer solutions to over 10,000 customers across the globe. In 2016, they had sales of $3.3 billion, 35% of which were to customers outside the United States.

With over 3,000 silicone products, WACKER ranks among the world’s largest manufacturers of silanes and silicones. This Munich-based company is also the market leader in key subsegments. Their portfolio ranges from silanes through silicone fluids, emulsions, elastomers, sealants and resins to pyrogenic silicas. Because of their highly diverse properties, silicones are ideal for the increasing needs of wearable medical devices. Desired features include biocompatibility, non-cytoxic & non irritating, easy to process with excellent permeability for improved comfort. WACKER posted sales of about €4.6 billion (2016, excluding Siltronic). WACKER in the Americas is represented by Wacker Chemical Corporation, located in Adrian, Michigan.

Hi-Tech Products specializes in medical die-cutting:  rotary, flat, and laser; complex & multi-layer lamination; RF welding; printing; slitting; island placement w/electronic registration; and inline heat-seal pouching. Since 1979 Hi Tech Products has been converting medical components and devices for startups and Fortune 500 Companies. With Clean Room Medical Die Cutting Facilities with Clean Room Converting in both California and Mexico Hi-Tech can respond quickly to your medical device clean room converting needs with finished products assembled and packaged to tight tolerances. Their team of experts can help develop and refine your design and ensure you select the most appropriate materials for your application.

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Amparo is a leading manufacturer of hydrocolloid adhesives for device attachment, ostomy, and wound care. Hydrocolloid eliminates irritation commonly associated with conventional medical adhesives. The company uses proven quality manufacturing processes developed by industry experts. From roll sheet goods to private label finished products, they provide custom formulated hydrocolloids to hydrocolloid dressing and wound care dressing manufacturers and ostomy products suppliers. Although based in California, they can reach out to a worldwide audience of biological wound dressing manufacturers and ostomy products suppliers. The company is positioned to ship easily anywhere in the world.

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