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Zeus: Dedicated to Advancing Biomaterial Technology with Enhanced Capabilities

ORANGEBURG, S.C., Sept. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Zeus Inc., a global leader in material science and the manufacture of fluoropolymer tubing, announces its new state-of-the-art advanced materials laboratory dedicated exclusively to the extrusion, analysis, and characterization of Absorv(TM) Bioabsorbables. Zeus has also expanded its Absorv Bioabsorbables capabilities, including precision tubing ranging from outer diameters of 0.012in to 0.250in and tolerances as tight as +\- 0.0005in.

"Zeus has a history of being at the forefront of cutting-edge technology in polymer science and we are continuing that tradition in the field of absorbable materials," said Dr. Bruce Anneaux, Corporate Manager, Research & Development. "We have devoted an entirely new area to the development of bioabsorbables as these polymers will play a significant role in modern medical device design and next-generation therapies."

Zeus has dedicated 5,000 sq ft of laboratory space for the exploration and production of Absorv Bioabsorbables. The new facility is a controlled environment with an integral Class V clean room. The laboratory is staffed with a team of leading scientists, engineers, and technicians who are highly skilled and experienced in the field of biomaterial development. Laboratory staff also includes regulatory engineers and quality control personnel who are working to pursue new certification levels.

"Not only have we expanded our facilities and technical staff, but we have also designated a portion of our sales force to work solely with our partners in the field of bioabsorbables. Zeus has seen tremendous response to initial efforts within this field and it quickly became apparent we needed specific focus on this emerging product line," said Josh Ridley, Business Development Manager - Biomaterials. "Our goal is to help companies expand or improve their standard offerings through new processing and product forms."

Enhanced properties of Absorv Bioabsorbables include modulated degradation rates, varying strengths and stiffness, and FDA approval for medical devices. Zeus is currently processing these materials and providing multiple extrusion forms, such as shapes, special profiles, and multi-lumens. The product offering also includes precision tubing ranging from outer diameters of 0.012in to 0.250in and tolerances as tight as +\- 0.0005in; monofilament ranging from diameters of 0.003in to 0.060in; tape/ribbon; rod stock; and compounded pellet form. Zeus also provides absorbable polymers as cast films and non-woven microporous sheets.

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Zeus, Inc. is headquartered in Orangeburg, SC USA. Zeus is a world leader in material science and the production of high-performance polymer tubing used in demanding applications, operating multiple facilities in North America and internationally. Zeus products and services are preferred by companies in medical, automotive, electrical, fluid handling and mechanical markets. For more information, visit

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