Freudenberg Medical, a developer and manufacturer of medical devices, components, and minimally invasive solutions, has launched an innovation initiative - backed by a multimillion-dollar annual investment in R&D - over all its business entities. Read more


Heraeus Medical Components, a global business unit of Heraeus Holding, has finalised an agreement to acquire Via Biomedical, an outsourcing partner for medical devices OEM companies. Read more


Biotronik has launched its Pantera Pro semi-compliant coronary balloon dilatation catheter. The Pantera Pro workhorse balloon received the CE mark in January 2015. Read more


Leading medical device outsourcing solution provider and manufacturer of minimally invasive device delivery and access products Creganna-Tactx Medical has set up a local team in China to enhance services for existing foreign and domestic customers. Read more


Helix Extrusions

Source: Helix Medical.

VistaMed will expand catheter manufacturing capacity in Ireland by 35,000 sq ft (3,252 sq m) in order to meet growing demand for braided catheter assemblies and thermoplastic extrusion. The expansion will also support a growing balloon business. Read more


Interface balloon and catheter

Source: Interface.

US contract manufacturer of balloons and catheters Interface has an online catalogue for its tri-layer extruded tubing products for 0.014” (0.035 mm) guide wires for peripheral dilatation catheters and minimally invasive devices. Read more