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Innovative Orthopedic Nailing System Receives CE Mark using Oxford Performance Material's OXPEKK BioFlex™

A New Generation of Orthopedic Devices is Enabled

(PRWEB) January 18, 2010 -- Oxford Performance Materials (OPM) and N.M.B. Medical Applications have collaborated on the development of a humeral composite nail for long-bone fractures called the Quantum Composite Nailing System™. N.M.B.'s Quantum Composite Nailing System™ has recently received CE mark clearance. This new ground-breaking product is manufactured from OPM's OXPEKK® BioFlex™ carbon composite product line. The Quantum Composite Nailing System™ offers enhanced biomechanical properties, elasticity modulus similar to bone, and is radiolucent, thus it provides increased ability to monitor union in X-ray, CT and MRI scans.

OPM's OXPEKK® BioFlex™ offers fully implantable carbon fiber composites that are radiolucent and can be anisotropic, thus enabling highly selective mechanical performance. This ability allows the designer of such implants freedom to achieve an optimal biomechanical profile. "We feel OXPEKK® BioFlex™ is a game changer for the orthopedic industry that has been significantly restricted by metallic non radiolucent, isotropic materials" said Scott DeFelice, President and CEO from OPM. "We are very delighted that N.M.B. Medical Applications has taken the lead in commercializing OXPEKK® BioFlex™, and believe they will continue to be an important company in driving innovative technologies to the marketplace."

"We have evaluated many commercially-available polyketones for this project," said Elad Einav, Project Manager of N.M.B. Medical Applications, "and OPM not only offered superior technology, but also a highly flexible and dynamic technical partnership. To us a combination of these factors made OPM an excellent development partner and we are now very pleased to bring the Quantum Nailing System to market."

About N.M.B. Medical Applications
N.M.B. Medical Applications Ltd. is a fast growing company engaged in the development, manufacture and marketing of innovative solutions for the fixation of long bones fractures. For additional information, please visit

About OPM
Founded in March 2000, OPM has rapidly become an industry leader in the ultra-high performance thermoplastic polymers market. The firm's versatile OXPEKK® polymers are currently being used in medical, space and defense, semiconductor and industrial markets worldwide. OPM is ISO 9001:2000 and ISO 13485:2003 registered. For additional information, please visit

In February 2009 OPM was acquired by France's leading chemicals producer, Arkema.
Arkema is a global chemical company and Arkema reported sales of 5.7 billion euros in 2007. Arkema has 15,200 employees across over 40 countries and six research centers located in France, the United States and Japan.

Quantum Composite Nailing System is a trademark of N.M.B. Medical Applications Ltd.

OXPEKK is a registered trademark of Oxford Performance Materials, Inc.
BioFlex is a trademark of Oxford Performance Materials, Inc.


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