Helix Medical buys silicone tubing line from Gore

05/12/2015

Helix Medical LLC (Carpinteria, CA), a Freudenberg company and global manufacturer for the medical device and pharmaceutical industries, announces that it has acquired the silicone tubing product line of W. L. Gore & Associates Inc. (Newark, DE). Effective immediately, Helix Medical will supply Gore's existing pharmaceutical and biotech customers with Gore silicone tubing and reinforced silicone hose for fluid transfer and peristaltic pump operations.

"This acquisition is a strategic expansion of our successful HelixMark silicone tubing product line," said Dr. Mark Ostwald, Vice President and General Manager of Helix Medical. "With the tubing from Gore, we will expand our portfolio of silicone tubing with raw material specifically formulated to meet the needs of pharmaceutical and biotechnology processes.
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