Navigation Links
Ecology Coatings Develops UV-Curable Coatings for Medical Wristbands

WARREN, Mich., Dec. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Ecology Coatings, Inc. (OTCQB:ECOC), a leader in the discovery and development of nanotechnology-enabled, ultraviolet-curable advanced coatings, today announced it has developed a UV-curable coating to meet the rigorous requirements of the healthcare industry.  The coating is applied to a multilayered paper, printable patient wristband and is benzophenone free—a request that is becoming a requirement within the food industry and is increasing in popularity within the healthcare sector. 

"A major U.S. label manufacturer, searching for improved product performance, asked that we develop a UV-curable coating for patient identification wristbands used by their customers within the healthcare industry," commented Ecology Coatings CEO Bob Crockett.  "Sally Ramsey, our Vice President of Research and Development, worked with the manufacturer to understand the use, durability and longevity of the wristbands in a hospital.  Based on the data gathered, Ms. Ramsey and her staff developed a coating that would be clear, glossy and resistant to water, blood, urine, betadine, alcohol, xylene, acetone, antimicrobial skin cleansers, chlorhexidine and a number of other common chemicals that could come in contact with patient wristbands."

The company performed extensive laboratory trials before providing the coating to the label manufacturer for customer testing.  According to Ms. Ramsey, the results, just received from the customer, were outstanding and the project is moving to the next level.  AHA statistics from 2009 indicate there are approximately 5,800 registered hospitals in the U.S. with 944,000 staffed beds and 37 million annual patient admissions—all requiring patient identification wristbands. 

"We are working closely with label manufacturers and believe the healthcare industry could be another excellent market for our coatings, from final overcoat on printable, multilayered paper wristbands to prescription labels," added Crockett. 

There are many applications that will benefit from Ecology Coatings' UV-curable products.  To discover if these environmentally friendly, UV-curable coatings can advance your manufacturing application or enhance your products, visit the company's website at or send an email to

About Ecology Coatings, Inc.

Ecology Coatings, Inc. (OTCQB: ECOC) is a leader in the development and licensing of cleantech ultraviolet (UV) curable coatings — coatings that improve the products we use daily. Ecology's technology platform allows manufacturers to enhance the durability and performance of their products, while significantly reducing energy costs and increasing manufacturing throughput. The company produces solvent-free coatings, which eliminate the escape of harmful solvents into the atmosphere during application. Headquartered in Warren, Michigan, Ecology Coatings has a development and prototype lab in Akron, Ohio. For additional information, visit the company's website at

Forward-looking Statements

Except for the historical information contained herein, the matters discussed are forward-looking statements made pursuant to the safe harbor provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995, as amended. These statements involve risks and uncertainties, which are specified in Ecology's filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. These risks and uncertainties could cause actual results to differ materially from any forward-looking statements made herein.

Investor and Media Relations
McCloud Communications, LLC
Marty Tullio, Managing Member

SOURCE Ecology Coatings, Inc.
Copyright©2010 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine technology :

1. Boston Scientifics Urology/Gynecology Products Featured in Studies at Global Congress
2. Obstetrics and Gynecology Publishes Data From Pivotal Phase 3 LYSTEDA Study
3. Encisions Active Electrode Monitoring Technology Recommended at Minimally Invasive Gynecology Congress
4. China Botanic Pharmaceutical Enters into Research Cooperation with Key Laboratory of Forest Plant Ecology
5. National Wrestling Coaches Association Teams Up With CSG/SportsCoatings(TM)
6. Interface Biologics Anti-Thrombic Additives Show Equivalent Efficacy to Commercial Heparinized Coatings
7. Colorcon Acquires Business of Pharmaceutical Coatings Pvt. Ltd. (India)
8. Colorcon, Inc. Introduces Opadry® 200 Optimized Performance Film Coatings
9. Diplomat Specialty Pharmacy Develops and Launches Best-In-Class Electronic Navigator (eNAV(TM)) Patient Care System
10. Nventa Develops Proprietary Vaccine Adjuvant
11. Bad News to Bad Bugs: Northern Antibiotics Develops Novel Polymyxins With Reduced Toxicity
Post Your Comments:
(Date:12/1/2015)... 1, 2015 Building on its 25-year ... Johnson (NYSE: JNJ ) today announced four ... to significantly reduce the burden of HIV incidence, ... percent of new HIV infections among adolescents in ... Day, these new initiatives include collaborations with the ...
(Date:12/1/2015)... York , December 1, 2015 /PRNewswire/ ... Pills, Contraceptive Injectables, Topical Contraceptives, Male Condoms, ... Contraceptive Vaginal Rings, Contraceptive Diaphragms, Contraceptive Sponges, ... Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast ... by Transparency Market Research (TMR).The report states ...
(Date:12/1/2015)... ATLANTA , Dec. 1, 2015   ... automated value cycle solutions, today announced the company ... Pharmacy ChargeLink ® solution at ... 2015 Midyear Clinical Meeting . The new features ... complicated process of monitoring and managing enterprise-wide pharmacy ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:
(Date:12/1/2015)... ... December 02, 2015 , ... The National Association of ... into its VIP Woman of the Year Circle. She is recognized with this ... exclusively for professional women, boasting 850,000 members and, over 200 operating Local Chapters. ...
(Date:12/1/2015)... ... 01, 2015 , ... Trustify is proud to announce the success of the ... an organization dedicated to ending domestic violence. , Trustify and Becky’s Fund have joined ... survivors of domestic violence. Trustify is also proud to announce the launch of the ...
(Date:12/1/2015)... (PRWEB) , ... December 01, 2015 , ... The Multiple ... drive awareness and funds for Multiple System Atrophy (MSA) research, timed today to coincide ... takes many things from patients including their ability to work and be productive, to ...
(Date:12/1/2015)... ... 2015 , ... World Patent Marketing , a vertically integrated manufacturer ... for easier packing and organizing of items into one big, portable jar. , The ... CEO and Creative Director of World Patent Marketing and Desa Industries Inc . ...
(Date:12/1/2015)... ... December 02, 2015 , ... ClinicoEconomics and Outcomes Research ... of treatment for osteoporosis ”. , As corresponding author Dr Ankita Modi says ... with osteoporosis. Based on a large US managed care database, women aged 55 ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):