Zeus expands Class 7 capabilities

5-Jan-2011

Now has 10,000ft2 of controlled environment operating under ISO 13485 guidelines

Zeus, a US specialist in material science and high-performance polymer extrusions, has increased its Class 7 certified manufacturing capabilities to 10,000ft2.

The Orangeburg, SC, US-based firm is now able to process Aeos ePTFE and Electrospun polymers in a new 5,000ft2 Class 7 manufacturing environment.

“Medical regulatory bodies are raising the bar on standards for devices in the industry and Zeus is committed to meeting this challenge,” said Bob Jennings, vice president, sales and marketing at Zeus.

Zeus is also equipped with a Class 7 Certified 5,000ft2 biomaterials facility dedicated to the extrusion, analysis, and characterisation of bioabsorbable polymers and other advanced materials.

“In addition to our ability to process and extrude polymers in a Class 7 environment, we also have a dedicated analytical laboratory that allows us to provide real-time analysis and characterisation of polymers while being manufactured,” said Bob Ballard, vice president, research and strategic business development at Zeus.

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