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Trelleborg Sealing Solutions

June 18, 2013 11:04 ET

Trelleborg Sealing Solutions Illustrates Newest Technology for Liquid Silicone Rubber (LSR) Applications at 2013 MD&M East

FORT WAYNE, IN and NORTHBOROUGH, MA--(Marketwired - Jun 18, 2013) - Trelleborg Sealing Solutions to showcase Liquid Silicone Rubber (LSR) technology, high volume precision parts and components with very tight tolerances in liquid silicone and multi-component medical device products at MD&M East at the Pennsylvania Convention Center, booth #3518. With a focus on local presence and global reach, Trelleborg gives medical device and life sciences customers the ability to deliver enhanced product performance competitively, no matter where manufacturing occurs (U.S., Europe or China).

Trelleborg's proven LSR manufacturing and design capabilities are completely automated and deliver medical device and life sciences customers specialized, custom-molded components and a competitive edge. Trelleborg's life sciences market segment is fast growing due to its ability to exceed competitors' capacity, capability and expertise in liquid silicone parts for medical and pharmaceutical applications, ranging from IV administration to surgical tools.

"By leveraging $10.6 million investment in R&D, tripling our cleanroom capabilities and expanding more than 30 percent in manufacturing capacity, Trelleborg will grow its position as a life sciences leader in polymer engineering," says Jerry Zawada, Segment Manager Life Sciences. "We are proud of our newly expanded Massachusetts-based silicone center of excellence, which has become FDA registered, ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 accredited and has a certified ISO Class 7 cleanroom."

Trelleborg's MD&M East booth #3518 will also provide a first-hand look at Trelleborg's Durobal® rolling element bearings that enable 360-degree smooth rotation of the MRI scanner tables and completely eliminates potential magnetic interference. The Turcon® Variseal® Ultra-Clean, an exceptional medical grade silicone seal that eliminates bacteria growth and alleviates contamination concerns will also be displayed. Other critical life sciences applications Trelleborg Sealing Solutions serves include ventilators, respirators, dialyzers, centrifuges, blood analyzers, surgical instruments, diagnostic equipment, drug delivery, and prosthetics. 

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Information about Trelleborg Sealing Solutions and Trelleborg Group

Trelleborg Sealing Solutions is one of the world's leading developers, manufacturers and suppliers of precision seals. It supports its aerospace, industrial and automotive customers through over 20 production facilities and more than 40 marketing companies globally. Within its portfolio are some of the longest established sealing brands, including Busak+Shamban, Chase Walton, Dowty, Forsheda, GNL, 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 about SEK 22 billion (EUR 2.4 billion, USD 3.3 billion) with about 15,500 employees in over 40 countries. The Group comprises five business areas: Trelleborg Coated Systems, Trelleborg Industrial Solutions, Trelleborg Offshore & Construction, Trelleborg Sealing Solutions and Trelleborg Wheel Systems. In addition, Trelleborg owns 50 percent of TrelleborgVibracoustic, a global leader within antivibration solutions for light and heavy vehicles, with annual sales of SEK 13 billion (EUR 1.45 billion, USD 2.0 billion) and about 8,000 employees in 18 countries. The Trelleborg share has been listed on the Stockholm Stock Exchange since 1964 and is listed on the NASDAQ OMX Nordic List, Large Cap.

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