Secant Medical, LLC

Secant Medical to Exhibit Engineered, Implantable Fabrics

Braided Polyester/Nitinol
Press Release
Perkasie, Penna. – October 5, 2006 – Secant Medical, LLC, announces it will exhibit at MEDICA 2006 38th World Forum for Medicine, the world’s largest trade show for healthcare products and services, to be held in Düsseldorf, Germany, November 15 –18, 2006. Secant Medical is a leader in the custom design, development, and manufacture of implantable medical fabric structures.
The company will showcase its broad range of textile engineering capabilities at Hall 16, Stand G05, to the show’s estimated attendance of 135,000 visitors.
Secant Medical leverages its leading-edge expertise in implantable fabrics to assist customers seeking to incorporate engineered textiles into a broad range of current and future medical device applications. The growing spectrum of indications for such structures includes: aneurysm, trauma, herniation, tissue support, and filtration, among others.
Secant Medical specializes in particularly complex fabric structures, made from a variety of materials, including: 2-D, 3-D, and multi-layer geometries; controlled porosity and permeability; hybrid material combinations; tubular and multi-lumen structures; and other specially engineered fabric designs.
The company’s engineering, quality and manufacturing teams collaborate with the customer to streamline the development path from initial concept to product release. Additional highlights of Secant Medical’s services include its ISO 13485:2003 certification, FDA contract manufacturer registration, strict confidentiality protocol, available process validation and risk analysis services, and specialized clean rooms and controlled environment manufacturing facilities.
About Secant Medical:
Secant Medical, LLC is a subsidiary of Prodesco, Inc., the leader in the design, development, and manufacture of engineered fabric structures for the medical, industrial and aerospace industries since 1942. The company’s emphasis on complex implantable fabrics, a culture oriented around stringent quality and development activities, and its strict confidentiality policy, makes Secant Medical a trusted source of innovative solutions at the nexus of textile science and medical applications expertise. Dedicated Engineering, Quality and Manufacturing teams collaborate with the customer to streamline the development path from initial concept to product release.
For more information, contact Bruce Foote, at 215-257-8680, extension 162; email bruce.foote@secantmedical.com; or visit www.secantmedical.com.