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MEDIA ALERT: SABIC TO SHOWCASE ANTIMICROBIAL MEDICAL DEVICES UTILIZING INNOVATIVE THERMOPLASTIC RESINS AT POLYMERS AND PLASTICS IN MEDICAL DEVICES CONFERENCE

San Francisco,  CA./ -- June  3, 2013

As further demonstration of its commitment to the healthcare industry, SABIC’s Innovative Plastics business will be participating as a Platinum Sponsor at the upcoming Polymers and Plastics in Medical Devices Conference, taking place June 26-28, 2013, in San Francisco, California. 

Lynn Colucci-Mizenko, senior business manager, global healthcare marketing, and Manish Nandi, Ph.D., senior product developer for SABIC’s Innovative Plastics business, will be featured speakers at the event. Their presentation, “Various Approaches to Infection Control Using Polymers and Plastics in Medical Devices,” will explore the ways engineering thermoplastics can help healthcare OEMs and tier suppliers address industry needs for increased patient and staff safety. SABIC’s advanced materials can provide inherent device-related antimicrobial performance in response to the increased emphasis on infection control in clinical settings, while also enabling devices to meet challenging chemical resistance requirements and withstand newly introduced sterilization methods. 

In addition to the presentation, SABIC will be exhibiting at the conference, showcasing a range of medical devices using SABIC’s innovative engineering thermoplastic resins.

The Polymers and Plastics in Medical Devices Conference brings together the leaders of major manufacturers and suppliers in the healthcare industry to discuss the latest in material innovations, manufacturing capabilities and processes, best practices and industry trends. 

 

For more information contact:

Innovative Plastics Media Contact

Susan LeBourdais
Pittsfield, Mass.
Tel: +1 (413) 448-7795
Email: susan.lebourdais@sabic-ip.com


Agency Media Contact

Kate Rambo
US/Americas
T: 212-445-8281
E: krambo@webershandwick.com

SABIC TO SHOWCASE ANTIMICROBIAL MEDICAL DEVICES UTILIZING INNOVATIVE THERMOPLASTIC RESINS AT POLYMERS AND PLASTICS IN MEDICAL DEVICES CONFERENCE