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Confluent Offers Best In Class Lead Times For High Precision Polymer Tubing

Confluent Medical’s New Polymer Tubing Site Offers Lead Times of 4 Weeks or Less for PTFE Liners, Polyimide Tubing and Multi-layer Composite Tubing

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Confluent Medical Technologies (“Confluent”) announces today that their new High Precision Polymer Tuber center of excellence is offering lead times of 4 weeks or less.

“We are excited to provide our customers the best lead times within the medical polymer tubing industry”

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This new state-of-the-art facility located in Chattanooga, Tenn., became operational in August of this year. The capabilities of this new site include PTFE liners with optional tie layers, polyimide tubing, multi-layer composite tubing (braided and non-braided), and coated wire. The lead time varies based on quantity and construction.

“We are excited to provide our customers the best lead times within the medical polymer tubing industry,” says Confluent President & CEO, Dean Shauer. “Combining these new capabilities with our complex catheter offerings out of our Austin, Texas site and you have a powerful partner in Confluent Medical to assist with your catheter shaft needs.”

With the addition of this polymer tubing technology, Confluent strengthens its vertically integrated supply chain by offering thin-walled, tightly tolerance engineered tubing. “This technical team has over 175 years of combined experience in medical device manufacturing,” says VP of Operations Jill Ellison. “We are ready to partner with OEMs to provide customized tubing for their complex devices.”

To receive a custom quote or learn more about our high precision polymer tubing email [email protected]

About Confluent Medical Technologies

Confluent Applies Materials Science to MedTech Innovation. Confluent’s engineered solutions to the most challenging design problems enable our OEM medical device customers to offer life-saving products. Our customers rely on Confluent for materials science and associated manufacturing expertise which is critical to the function and value of their most demanding, high growth products – proprietary expertise which spans processing of high purity Nitinol, ultra-high density knitting of biomedical textiles and precision laser treatment of specialty polymers. Confluent partners with leading OEMs to create a selective product portfolio which includes such complex applications as transcatheter heart valves, neurovascular implants, endovascular stent grafts and advanced smart catheters. With facilities in Fremont and Laguna Niguel, California; Warwick, Rhode Island; Windham, Maine; Austin, Texas; Chattanooga, Tennessee; and San Jose, Costa Rica, Confluent has earned the confidence of the leaders in the medical device community through a proven track record of innovative materials science, engineering and manufacturing.

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