Cincinnati-based plastics molder PMC LLC scored a 2011 Medical Design Excellence Award for the design of a JuggerKnot Soft Tissue Anchor that was manufactured by Biomet Sports Medicine. The JuggerKnot is used for reattaching soft tissue to bone and soft tissue repair during arthroscopic surgery.
Injection molder PMC is under the leadership of President Lisa Jennings, who has steered the company into implantables. At PMD 2012, Jennings will share her insights into metal-to-plastics conversions as the trends of value-driven engineering and hospital-acquired infections take center stage during Plastics in Medical Devices 2012, which will be held June 11-13 at LaCentre Conference Facility in Westlake, Ohio.
This third annual conference will provide an interactive forum for leading pharmaceutical companies and device designers to lay out their requirements for plastics in the medical sector. It’s a highly focused, plastics-oriented conference that brings members of the entire medical-devices supply chain together for information sharing an networking. Save the dates and visit this site for program details.
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