ORANGEBURG, S.C., (Aug. 5, 2008) — With a 40-year history in the design and manufacture of fluoropolymer tubing, Zeus is expanding its operations to include bioabsorbable polymers. This expansion furthers Zeus’ commitment to advancing innovative concepts and ideas by making bioabsorbable polymer applications more promising for its customers.
Buttressed by its technical knowledge and experience with polymers and sophisticated applications, Zeus offers the most advanced bioabsorbable material processing capabilities and formulations in the industry. Zeus has the capability to process and extrude a wide range of bioabsorbable polymers for the medical device and pharmaceutical industries.
“Going beyond the ability to extrude these materials into high precision tubular geometries, Zeus is also able to perform full polymer characterization to provide our customers the necessary data to meet regulatory requirements,” said Bruce Anneaux, Corporate Manager, Research and Development.
The future of the medical device industry will be greatly influenced by bioabsorbable materials. More than a component supplier, Zeus is partnering with start-up and multi-national companies to assist in the research and process development of bioabsorbable material applications.
“Our team of scientists and engineers continue to excel in quintessential polymer developments. Our biomaterials platform is a keystone technology targeted for the development of a wide variety of medical products for both preventive care and the treatment of disease,” stated Bob Ballard, Vice President, Research and Strategic Business Development.
To learn more about our bioabsorbable polymers and other services, visit http://www.zeusinc.com.
About Zeus, Inc.
Zeus, Inc. is headquartered in Orangeburg, SC, USA. Zeus is a world leader in the design and production of high-performance polymer tubing used in demanding applications, operating 10 facilities on seven campuses in North America, Europe, and Asia. Zeus products and services are preferred by companies in medial, automotive, electrical fluid handling and mechanical markets. For more information, visit http://www.zeusinc.com.