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Bluestar Silicones to Present Antimicrobial Silicones at Medical Silicones Conference in Boston
Date:9/27/2011

EAST BRUNSWICK, N.J., Sept. 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Bluestar Silicones Senior Scientist Dr. Olga Hoy, Ph.D., will present "Silicone Material to Control Bacterial Growth" at the upcoming Medical Silicones Conference in Boston, October 4-5.

According to Dr. Hoy, the rising number of hospital acquired infections, increasing cost of medical care and the aging population are factors that contribute to growing demand for medical devices and consumer goods that incorporate antimicrobial properties.

In her presentation, Dr. Hoy will explore the various factors medical device and consumer goods companies should consider in their quest for antimicrobial silicone materials.  From additive selection, to additive interaction with the silicone, to manufacturing process, to regulatory considerations, Dr. Hoy will demonstrate how a customized approach enables manufacturers to optimize the use of antimicrobials.

As a gold sponsor of the Medical Silicones Conference, Bluestar Silicones will host a tabletop display at the event highlighting its Silbione® brand adhesive silicone materials designed specifically for healthcare and medical applications.  For more information about Bluestar Silicones, call 1-866-474-6342.

About Dr. HoyDr. Olga Hoy is a senior scientist at Bluestar Silicones where she has been focused on antimicrobial silicones for the last 3 years.  She holds a Ph.D. in material sciences and engineering from Clemson University, Clemson, S.C., and an M.S. degree in pharmaceutical technology from Lviv Polytechnic National University, Lviv, Ukraine.

About Bluestar SiliconesWith worldwide operations headquartered in Lyon, France, Bluestar Silicones is a $650 million worldwide silicones raw material manufacturer.  Bluestar is one of the world's leading fully integrated global silicones manufacturers with more than 50 years of silicone expertise. Bluestar has manufacturing operations throughout the world and offers a comprehensive range of silicone technologies in support of diverse specialty markets including paper release, textile coatings, healthcare, moldmaking, automotive, aerospace and personal care.  For more information, call (866) 474-6342 or visit www.bluestarsilicones.com.Press Contact: Karen O'Keefe, (732) 227-2089karen.okeefe@bluestarsilicones.com
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