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Surgical Equipment, Instruments, and Supplies

Norbert Sparrow

June 12, 2014

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Medical Design Excellence Awards 2014: And the gold goes to ZipLine Medical

Surgical Equipment, Instruments, and Supplies

Gold: The Zip surgical skin closure system, manufactured by ZipLine Medical Inc. (Campbell, CA), is a noninvasive alternative to sutures and staples for surgery and lacerations. The device was highlighted in an article published last month in PlasticsToday, featuring MDEA finalists where materials played a significant role.

Silver: INTUITION Instruments, DePuy Synthes, Joint Reconstruction

Bronze: ASSIST Silver, Milliken Healthcare Products LLC


Click on the arrow below to view a slideshow on how plastics help define medical design excellence in 2014.

Norbert Sparrow

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Norbert Sparrow

Editor in chief of PlasticsToday since 2015, Norbert Sparrow has more than 30 years of editorial experience in business-to-business media. He studied journalism at the Centre Universitaire d'Etudes du Journalisme in Strasbourg, France, where he earned a master's degree.


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