Polyzen News

Polyzen strives to be an innovator in our industry, and our culture is one of continual improvement and pride in everything we do. This means there’s always something new and exciting happening at our company. Explore our posts below to learn more about what’s going on at Polyzen.

Tilak Shah Interviewed by Medical Product Outsourcing

On July 26, 2018, Medical Product Outsourcing Magazine interviewed Polyzen’s Founder Tilak Shah. The article highlights Tilak’s almost 50 year commitment and innovation to the Medical Device and Polymer Industries! View from the Top – Interview of Polyzen’s Founder Tilak Shah    

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Polyzen has more than doubled the size of its current home

Apex, North Carolina – January 3, 2018 –  Polyzen, Inc., a leading developer and manufacturer of customized polymer-based materials, films, components, and assemblies, proudly announces its recent facility expansion from 32,000 sq. ft. to 75,000 sq. ft. Polyzen will use the expanded facility for additional manufacturing, warehouse and office spaces. The $5.5 million expansion was

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Tilak Shah Featured in Medical Design Technology Magazine

This article originally appeared in Medical Design Technology™ Magazine Roundtable Q&A: Materials – by Stephen Freeman, Dr. Mary Krenceski, and Tilak Shah This month, insights on materials topics—desirable benefits, development focus, and influence on design—are shared. Question 1: Beyond the physical characteristics, what benefits are medical device manufacturers most interested in when selecting a material?

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Drugs & Devices Become One: Polyzen Ventures into the Combination Product Space

Polyzen joins the movement of progress as the firm expands production capabilities and makes its way into the newly emerging market of combination drug-delivery products. The medical device industry is poised for growth. The next wave of discovery is projected to be within drug/device combination products. According to market research reports, the drug/device combination products

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To Seam or Not to Seam: Polyzen Creates a Robust Seam in RF Welding of Ultra-Thin Films

Polyzen gains a competitive advantage with the optimization of their proprietary process for RF welding of ultra-thin films in almost any geometric configuration. The process is advantageous for the development of barrier sleeves for infection control or specialty low-pressure balloons for applications within therapeutic, diagnostic, or drug-delivery medical devices. Polyzen’s intellectual property surrounding this process

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Polyzen Develops Proprietary Dip and Spray-Coating Processes to Enhance Product Performance

Polyzen coats the medical device industry, one device at a time… With their proprietary dip and spray-coating process, Polyzen enhances product performance and allows for maintaining tight tolerances on wall thickness and other stringent specifications. Polyzen boasts significant experience in compounding the polymers with various functional coatings, such as antimicrobial additives, hydrophilic additives, and even

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Polyzen Introduces an Ultra Thin-Walled, Lay-Flat Tube for Use as a Barrier Sheath for Diagnostic Scopes

The evolution of an ultra-thin-walled, small-diameter urethane tube… Polyzen, Inc. has identified an unmet need in the medical device arena. Through an extensive background in polymer processing, Polyzen has leveraged its expertise in urethane formulation and compounded a solution that can be extruded as a small-diameter ultra-thin-walled tube. These tubes can be utilized as a

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Polyzen is Issued a Patent for Their Prostate Immobilization Balloon

Polyzen, Inc. announces the July 12, 2011 issue by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office of U.S. Patent 7,976,497 for the company’s Prostate Immobilization Balloon (other patents pending). Polyzen has developed a unique process capability which uses proprietary thermoforming and RF welding capabilities, combined with various thermoplastic films, resulting in the development and production of

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Polyzen Enhances Assembly Capabilities

In strategic moves to fill an industry void and expand services to medical-industry OEMs, Polyzen, Inc. has increased its capabilities to offer a broader range of product assembly and packaging services. Benefits include highly favorable turnaround times and pricing, said to be faster and less expensive, respectively, than any other similar services on the market

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Polyzen Celebrates its 20th Anniversary

Accelerating Innovation: Developing and Manufacturing Critical Components and Devices for Over 20 Years!!! This is our 20th anniversary year, and we’re proud of our longevity and success in accelerating innovations to market. Polyzen has become a recognized, dependable single-source solution provider for many of the leading medical device OEMs since its inception in 1991. From

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About Polyzen

Polyzen, Inc. is a leading contract developer and manufacturer of custom medical-grade polymer components and products for medical device manufacturers worldwide. With fully equipped facilities in Apex, NC, we’re capable of taking any customer’s concept from prototype to full-scale production. We offer a variety of technologies and turnkey services to meet the most demanding application and regulatory challenges.

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