DowDuPont’s combined healthcare portfolio
Wilmington, Delaware – DowDuPont Specialty Products Division will showcase its recently combined portfolio of innovative, healthcare product technologies and solutions in booth #3001 & #3005 at MD&M West in Anaheim, California, Feb. 5-7, 2019.
The upcoming show also will mark the North American debut of the newest DOW CORNING soft skin adhesive and a presentation of the cost-effective DuPont Tyvek 40L medical packaging material for protecting lightweight, lower-risk Class I and II devices.
Additional features include high-quality thermoplastics used to manufacture demanding components in applications such as drug delivery devices, wearables, prosthetics and wound care. Booth visitors can learn about the high mechanical and chemical properties of DuPont Hytrel, Delrin, Zytel, and Crastin grades in critical applications such as diabetes pump connectors, insulin pens and surgical retractors. DOW CORNING brand medical grade silicones, which include silicone elastomers, solutions for siliconization also will be featured.
What are the biggest challenges you see the medical device manufacturing industry facing in 2019?
- Ability to invest in technology
- Access to capital/credit/financing
- Changing regulatory environment
- Increased market competition
- New product development
- Pricing pressures
- Retaining/growing a skilled workforce