SOURCE: Trelleborg Sealing Solutions

February 21, 2008 12:46 ET

Trelleborg Sealing Solutions Hudson Dedicated to Life Sciences Industries

FORT WAYNE, IN--(Marketwire - February 21, 2008) - Trelleborg Sealing Solutions Hudson has specialized in engineered silicone products since it first opened in 1982. This location supports many life sciences industries, including medical device, healthcare, biotechnology and pharmaceutical.

Trelleborg Sealing Solutions Hudson manufactures a broad line of products. These range from silicone tubing to extruded profiles and over molded assemblies. Applications supported include feeding pumps, drug-dispensing equipment, catheters, diagnostic equipment, disposable fluid transfer manifolds and closure assemblies, filtration gaskets, dialysis machines and processing equipment, to name a few. They also supply a unique LIM (Liquid Injection Molding) product for orthopedics and sanitary gaskets used in the food and beverage industry. In addition, LIM 'Y' and 'T' connections on silicone tubing manifold systems for the biotechnology market are available.

"Our facility is one of only a few in the United States to be FDA-registered to manufacture Class II medical devices," said James Hederman, Product Manager, Life Sciences at Trelleborg Sealing Solutions Hudson. "We undergo regular audits by key customers to maintain approvals, and this means that we are always on top of our customers' needs."

All Trelleborg Sealing Solutions Hudson products are tested intensively and undergo an extremely rigid validation process. The Hudson facility operates in a controlled environment to Class 100,000 conditions. This means ambient temperature, humidity and particulate count are monitored continuously. Trelleborg Sealing Solutions Hudson adheres to strict Good Manufacturing Practices as defined by the FDA in the US, and in accordance with quality standards AS9100 and ISO 9001-2000.

About Trelleborg Sealing Solutions

Trelleborg Sealing Solutions, formerly known as Busak+Shamban, is one of the world's leading developers, manufacturers and suppliers of precision seals. They support their aerospace, industrial and automotive customers through 30 production facilities and more than 40 marketing companies globally. Within their portfolio are some of the longest established sealing brands, including Chase Walton, Dowty, Forsheda, Palmer Chenard, Shamban, Skega, and Stefa along with a large number of proprietary products and materials such as Turcon®, Zurcon®, Orkot®, Isolast®, Stepseal® and Wills Rings®.

Trelleborg is a global industrial group whose leading positions are based on advanced polymer technology and in-depth applications know-how. Trelleborg develops high-performance solutions that seal, damp and protect in demanding industrial environments. The Trelleborg Group has annual sales of approximately $4 billion, with about 23,000 employees in 40 countries. The Group is comprised of four business areas: Trelleborg Engineered Systems, Trelleborg Automotive, Trelleborg Sealing Solutions and Trelleborg Wheel Systems.

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