October 31 – November 1, 2018Minneapolis Convention CenterMinneapolis, MN


FISO Technologies Inc.

FISO Technologies Inc. is a pioneer in the introduction of fiber-optic sensing technologies in medical applications. With its line of fiber-optic pressure transducers, flagship products of the company on the medical market, the company has reached the status of world leader as an OEM supplier of fiber-optic pressure sensors.

Ellsworth Adhesives

Ellsworth Adhesives is a solutions provider for all applications or manufacturing processes that utilize adhesives, sealants, encapsulants, lubricants, tapes, and related equipment. A global network of engineering sales representatives is available to assist with the integration of adhesives through the complete production process. ISO 9001:2008 and AS9120A certified.

TYKMA™ Electrox

With more than 55 years of experience, TYKMA™ Electrox celebrates a rich history in the development of industrial laser systems with a focus in laser marking, etching, and engraving systems. With facilities in the United States and United Kingdom and a global network of distributors, the company provides unrivaled industrial laser solutions to customers around the world.


As a world market leader in laser technology, TRUMPF Inc. offers an extensive product portfolio for cutting, welding, and FDA-approved UDI marking of a variety of medical devices. Additional business divisions include machine tools and electronics.

BOB Mfg.

BOB Mfg. is an ISO 13485:2003–registered contract machining company that specializes in close-tolerance machining of complex components for the medical device market. It meets complete prototype to production needs, with more than 70 CNC machines, seven-axis CNC mill/turn machines, high-speed five-axis CNC mills, CNC twin spindle lathes, and 10-axis CNC Swiss machines. Most parts are on Kanban or a similar supplier-managed inventory program.

Putnam Plastics Corp.

Putnam Plastics Corp. provides thermoplastic extrusion and thermoset polyimide tube solutions for catheters and minimally invasive devices. Tube finishing operations include printing, tipping, and laser machining. The company offers custom prototype development through manufacturing of multilumen, coextruded, braided, coiled, wire-coated, bumped, tapered, and intermittent extruded tubes, as well as complete catheter assemblies.

Grand Avenue Software

Grand Avenue Software delivers a suite of integrated web solutions that automate quality processes for companies serving the life sciences industries. Solution areas include document control, design control, corrective and preventive action, nonconforming materials, audits, complaint handling, training, supplier management, and equipment management. The result: dramatically improved efficiency and compliance.

Excelta Corp.

Excelta Corp. is an internationally known supplier and manufacturer of precision hand tools as well as custom hand tools for all types of industries, including biomedical manufacturing and research, electronics assembly, military manufacturing, and consumer electronics. The company offers advanced styles of tweezers, forceps, cutters, pliers, and custom-designed tools for unique applications.

Glines & Rhodes Inc.

Glines & Rhodes Inc. specializes in the recovery of platinum group metals from cardiovascular and neuro-spine medical devices, such as electrophysiology guide wires, spinal cord stimulators, pacemakers, and IEDs. Recovered materials include gold, platinum, palladium, iridium, rhodium, and silver.

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