Helix to Provide Gore with Silicone Tubing
Posted on January 24, 2012 @ 06:13 pm
Carpinteria, Calif.-based Helix Medical LLC will be supplying silicone tubing to the PharmBIO Products business unit of W. L. Gore & Associates Inc. Gore will use the silicone tubing manufactured by Helix Medical within the single-use assemblies for its global pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical customers.
“This collaboration allows us to focus on the development of high-performance, technology-driven products while continuing to supply our customers with quality and value. The collaboration with Helix Medical will also enable Gore to expand our efforts around Gore Sta-Pure Pump Tubing, Fluid Sampling System, and molded tubing assemblies to serve our customers better,” said Ken Parker, global sales leader for Gore.
Jorg Schneewind, president and CEO of Helix Medical said: “We are proud to enter into this supplier relationship with Gore and support their customers. Helix Medical is a hallmark supplier of silicone products and services and this collaboration will be mutually beneficial for both companies and provide growth and support for customers in the bioprocessing market.”
Helix Medical has been a manufacturer of silicone extrusions for more than 27 years. The company currently manufactures in California, Massachusetts, Germany, Ireland and China.
Gore manufacturers products for the electronics, industrial, consumer, pharmaceutical and healthcare markets.
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