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Scapa Launches MEDIFIX Solutions™, an Adhesive Solution for Wearable Medical Devices

Published on 2014-08-11. Author : SpecialChem

MEDIFIX Solutions™ offers a portfolio of materials, adhesives, conversion, printing, and packaging to support wearable device attachment to the skin. The combination of MEDIFIX® materials and converting, in conjunction with a global design and manufacturing footprint, enables efficient custom development and scalable production across the diverse and growing needs of wearable applications, including remote patient monitoring, continuous glucose monitoring and catheter securement for drug delivery.

“The explosion of the wearable market calls for a more sophisticated approach to support our clients in delivering safe, comfortable, high-performing skin attachment options across a diverse patient population for short and long-term wear. MEDIFIX Solutions™ is the natural application of Scapa Healthcare’s complete turnkey capabilities in the wearable device space. With over 25 years experience in delivering skin-friendly products, including mobile medical devices, we have a focused commitment to exceed our clients’ expectations with unique products and nimble, efficient execution – from concept through ongoing production”, states Joe Davin, President, Scapa Healthcare.

“The combination of Scapa Soft-Pro® Adhesives and Bioflex® Materials with extensive design and assembly expertise allows for a customized interface between device and body, performing over time across various activity levels, moisture levels, skin types, and device sizes ,” states David Douyard, Director, Global Strategic Marketing. ”We meet the demands of this evolving medical device market. MEDIFIX Solutions™ provides the sticking factor and delivery to enable devices that live with you”.

About Scapa

Scapa is one of the worldwide leading manufacturer of bonding products and adhesive components for applications in the electronics, healthcare, industrial and automotive markets. Scapa works closely with leading global partners in its target markets, developing specialized adhesive tape bonding solutions.

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This information is provided by Scapa for information only. The information is considered to be reliable but accuracy is not guaranteed. It is the user’s responsibility to determine the suitability of the product for its intended purpose. Scapa expressly disclaims all express or implied warranties, including merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose to the fullest extent permitted by law and does not accept responsibility or liability (whether direct, indirect or consequential) arising from use of the product or reliance on the information. Scapa does not exclude liability for death or personal injury arising from its negligence or fraud. Scapa refers to Scapa Group plc and its subsidiaries.

Statements made in this press release concerning products or their efficacy have not been evaluated by the US Food and Drug Administration. Such statements are nor any products are intended: (a) to diagnose, mitigate, treat, cure or prevent any disease or (b) substitute for the advice of physicians or other health-care professionals. All products are intended only for further manufacturing or assembly. Not for sale directly to hospitals, physicians, pharmacists or similar end users.

Source: Scapa

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