SOURCE: Vante, Inc.

Vante, Inc.

May 20, 2011 14:43 ET

Principal Engineer of Vante, Arizona Small Business Exporter of the Year, to Lecture at American Kuhne Spring Medical Seminar and Open House

David Joyce Lecture Titled "Post Extrusion Thermal Forming Design and Process Considerations for Manufacturing"

TUCSON, AZ--(Marketwire - May 20, 2011) - David Joyce of Vante will speak at the American Kuhne Spring Medical Seminar and Open House to be held in Ashaway, RI on May 24th and 25th. His lecture will be titled "Post Extrusion Thermal Forming Design and Process Considerations for Manufacturing."

Vante, Inc. of Tucson, a leader in medical device equipment manufacturing is the 2011 Arizona Small Business Exporter of the Year. Joyce has worked the past seven years in the medical device industry, focused on providing solutions and engineering services for catheter development and manufacturing. He holds a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Kentucky.

"I know that David will give a fascinating talk," stated Brent Fausett, Vice President, General Manager, Vante. "Vante is at the cutting edge of our field, designing and producing products for the precise manipulation of medical plastics. David's presentation on post extrusion thermal forming design and process will be extremely informative and, I am sure, well-recieved. Vante is honored to be represented at the American Kuhne Spring Medical Seminar and Open House."

Vante is an employee-owned, global technology company that is focused on developing bio-pharmaceutical products and related engineering services. The company works hard to make sure its products are best of breed, and that their service and support are top notch. In addition, Vante has made a priority of ensuring that products are still manufactured in America and exported abroad.

"I am excited to be presenting to so many eminent colleagues at the American Kuhne seminar," stated Joyce. "I will be covering a number of crucial matters, including background issues with a special focus on thermoplastics, design considerations for manufacturing, equipment matters, as well as process considerations for manufacturing. I very much look forward to it."

Vante has been a leader in the medical device manufacturing industry for over 30 years. Specializing in the four categories of catheter manufacturing equipment, biopharmaceutical equipment, industrial applications and OEM solutions, Vante's products include their own SAFFIRE and PIRF manufacturing systems, industrial tube sealers, and plastic sealing and welding technology. Vante serves more than 500 customers and works with over 23 partners to distribute its products globally. Vante grew 20 to 30% six years in a row and it is targeting 15 percent growth this year, expecting sales of $9 million to $10 million.

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