New medical technologies fuel Polyzen's growth


Polyzen (Apex, NC) is expanding capacity and adding employees to meet rapidly growing demand for its proprietary medical materials, including a new polyurethane film for low-pressure balloons used in cardiovascular and other surgeries.

The 70-plus employee company has added about 25 employees in the past year, and may add another 25 in the coming year depending on release dates for planned programs, Polyzen President Rich Kindberg told Plastics Today in an interview.

"Most of the new hires have been in production, but we have added front-office personnel, including engineering as well," he said. "We had a big growth last year, and this year we are hoping to do the same."
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