CLARENCE, N.Y. -- (Business Wire)
Electrochem Solutions, Inc. (Electrochem), a subsidiary of Greatbatch,
Inc. (NYSE: GB) today announced its participation at the Medical Design
& Manufacturing West Conference and Exposition (MD&M West), beginning
February 11, 2013 in Anaheim, California.
As Electrochem continues to aggressively grow and expand its presence in
the medical market space, the company will showcase its customized total
power solutions for portable medical devices at booth #542 in Hall E of
the Anaheim Convention Center. These technology solutions include
battery packs, chargers, docking stations and power supplies for
critical applications such as, but not limited to, ultrasounds,
defibrillators, patient monitors and LVADs.
The company will sponsor an educational panel session during the
conference - Robin Sarah Tichy, PhD, senior marketing manager for
Electrochem, will moderate the panel titled “Power Source Technologies”
on February 14 at 1:00 p.m. Speakers from Rutgers and Exponent will
discuss power source technology and how it is critical to design,
performance and reliability of medical devices. The panelists will
address topics including system requirements, emerging technologies and
innovation in design and testing, pertaining to power sources. More
information about this session can be found here: http://www.canontradeshows.com/expo/west13/seminar-8.html
Also, Electrochem is hosting a “Lunch and Learn” session on February 15
at 12:00 p.m. - Dr. Tichy, along with Kevin White, senior managing
scientist for Exponent, will provide a presentation on portable power
considerations for medical devices. This session will outline the
options available to medical device manufacturers on Li-ion battery
technologies. Dr. Tichy and Mr. White will present nuances outside the
everyday experience of many engineers to educate portable medical
equipment designers on the different design advantages and use
constraints of Li-ion batteries, while examining the chemistry tradeoffs
between various battery choices. Particular attention will be paid to
safety measures, as this is a primary concern for the medical device
community. In addition, the session will cover regulatory issues unique
to the implementation of a medical device battery. More information
about this session can be found here: http://www.canontradeshows.com/expo/west13/conference-L&L.html
About Electrochem Solutions, Inc.
Electrochem, founded in 1979, is a world leader in the design and
manufacture of customized total power solutions. A subsidiary of
Greatbatch, Inc., Electrochem was born from the lithium battery invented
for the implantable pacemaker by founder, Wilson Greatbatch. Today,
Electrochem is known for providing safe and reliable products which are
used across a range of critical applications in the portable medical,
energy, military, and environmental markets.
About Greatbatch, Inc.
Greatbatch, Inc. (NYSE: GB) provides top-quality technologies to
industries that depend on reliable, long-lasting performance through its
brands - Greatbatch Medical, Electrochem and QiG Group. Greatbatch
Medical develops and manufactures critical medical device technologies
for the cardiac, neurology, vascular and orthopaedic markets.
Electrochem designs and manufactures custom battery technologies for
high-end niche applications in the portable medical, energy, military
and other markets. The QiG Group empowers the design and development of
new medical devices for the company’s core markets.
For additional information on Electrochem, visit www.electrochemsolutions.com.
For additional information on Greatbatch, visit www.greatbatch.com.
Electrochem Solutions, Inc.
Hayley Luz, 206.496.2558
Source: Electrochem Solutions, Inc.