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Formacoat® can coat your product with hydrophilic, hydrophobic or other custom coatings as a contract manufacturing service. We offer coatings from the full range of different brands, chemistries, and types of coatings. Formacoat draws from its extensive coating and device experience and this array of different technologies and coating vendors to help its customers find the best, most cost efficient and technologically appropriate coating for their application, all at single efficient source: Formacoat.

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Formacoat to Attend MD&M West in Anaheim, February 12-14, 2013

Meet us at Booth #2097 in Anaheim

Minneapolis, November 21st, 2012 - Formacoat, a leading contract manufacturer that applies lubricious hydrophilic coatings to medical devices, is pleased to announce its plans to exhibit at the MD&M West trade show in Anaheim, California, which will begin February 12, 2013. MD&M West moves beyond a typical exposition or conference — this is your comprehensive resource for exploring the latest industry issues and developments, meeting with world-class suppliers, and discovering solutions to all of your medical product development needs.

Formacoat looks forward to meeting its worldwide customers to help them solve their medical coatings challenges. Please contact Mark Gross to arrange an appointment or visit us at Booth #2097 at the show. For more information on MD&M West, please click here.

Formacoat to Attend BIOMEDevice San Jose, December 4-5, 2012

Meet us at Booth #113 in San Jose

Minneapolis, October 16th, 2012 - Formacoat, a leading contract manufacturer that applies lubricious hydrophilic coatings to medical devices, is pleased to announce its plans to exhibit at the BIOMEDevice trade show in San Jose, California, which will begin December 4, 2012. If you are involved in specifying, recommending, or purchasing manufacturing equipment and products for your company, then you can't afford to miss BIOMEDevice San Jose. You'll find solutions for every medical specialty.

Formacoat looks forward to meeting its worldwide customers to help them solve their medical coatings challenges. Please contact Mark Gross to arrange an appointment or visit us at Booth #113 at the show. For more information on BIOMEDevice, please click here.

Formacoat to Attend MD&M Minneapolis, October 31- November 1, 2012

Meet us at Booth #839 in Minneapolis

Minneapolis, March 6th, 2012 - Formacoat, a leading contract manufacturer that applies lubricious hydrophilic coatings to medical devices, is pleased to announce its plans to exhibit at the MD&M Minneapolis trade show in Minneapolis, Minnesota, which will begin October 31, 2012. MD&M Minneapolis is the most comprehensive resource for every aspect of medical device development. It gathers medtech professionals and leading medical OEM suppliers together to provide you with immediate hands-on access to the tools you need to accelerate your new device to market, all in one convenient location.

Formacoat looks forward to meeting its worldwide customers to help them solve their medical coatings challenges. Please contact Mark Gross to arrange an appointment or visit us at Booth #839 at the show. For more information on MD&M Minneapolis, please click here.

Formacoat to Attend MD&M West in Anaheim, February 14-16, 2012

Meet us at Booth #1393 in Anaheim, February 14 through February 16, 2012

Minneapolis, January 25, 2012 - Formacoat, a leading contract manufacturer that applies lubricious hydrophilic coatings to medical devices, is pleased to announce its plans to exhibit at the MD&M West trade show in Anaheim, California, which will begin February 14, 2012. MD&M West moves beyond a typical exposition or conference — this is your comprehensive resource for exploring the latest industry issues and developments, meeting with world-class suppliers, and discovering solutions to all of your medical product development needs.

Formacoat looks forward to meeting its worldwide customers to help them solve their medical coatings challenges. Please contact Mark Gross to arrange an appointment or visit us at Booth #1393 at the show. For more information on MD&M West, please click here.

Formacoat to Present at BioInterface in Bloomington, October 24-26, 2011

Visit us at BioInterface, October 24 through October 26, 2011

Minneapolis, September 28, 2011 - Formacoat, a leading contract manufacturer that applies lubricious hydrophilic coatings to medical devices, is pleased to announce its plans to present at the BioInterface 2011 trade show in Bloomington, MN. During the conference, attendees will be enriched by the science, and the high quality of interaction that is fostered by the unique blend of industry, academic, regulatory and clinical attendees. Mark Gross, Formacoat CEO, will be presenting a workshop on "Contract Coating Services" at 3:00 PM on Monday, October 24th. For a list of additional workshops, please click here.

Formacoat looks forward to meeting its worldwide customers to help them solve their medical coatings challenges. Please contact Mark Gross to arrange an appointment. For more information on BioInterface in Bloomington, please click here.

Formacoat to Attend BIOMEDevice in San Jose, December 6-7, 2011

Meet us in San Jose, December 6 through December 7, 2011

Minneapolis, August 24, 2011 - Formacoat, a leading contract manufacturer that applies lubricious hydrophilic coatings to medical devices, is pleased to announce its plans to exhibit at the BIOMEDevice trade show in San Jose, California, which will begin December 6, 2011. Attend BIOMEDevice San Jose and gain immediate access to the newest technologies and innovative solutions, and the most up-to-date information for every aspect of medical device design and manufacturing. If you are involved in specifying, recommending, or purchasing manufacturing equipment and products for your company, then you can't afford to miss BIOMEDevice, where you'll find solutions for every medical specialty.

Formacoat looks forward to meeting its worldwide customers to help them solve their medical coatings challenges. Please contact Mark Gross to arrange an appointment. For more information on BIOMEDevice in San Jose, please click here.

Formacoat to Attend MD&M Minneapolis, November 2-3, 2011

Meet us in Minneapolis, November 2 through November 3, 2011

Minneapolis, August 11, 2011 - Formacoat, a leading contract manufacturer that applies lubricious hydrophilic coatings to medical devices, is pleased to announce its plans to exhibit at the MD&M Minneapolis trade show, which will begin November 2, 2011. MD&M Minneapolis, now in it’s 18th year, will showcase over 650 leading suppliers of the software, raw materials, manufacturing equipment, components, and contract services used to develop the next-generation of life-enhancing, life-saving medical devices.

Formacoat looks forward to meeting its worldwide customers to help them solve their medical coatings challenges. Please contact Mark Gross to arrange an appointment. For more information on MD&M Minneapolis, please click here.

Formacoat to Attend MD&M West in Anaheim, February 8-10, 2011

Meet us in Anaheim, February 8 through February 10, 2011

Minneapolis, January 4, 2011 - Formacoat, a leading contract manufacturer that applies lubricious hydrophilic coatings to medical devices, is pleased to announce its plans to exhibit at the MD&M West trade show in Anaheim, California, which will begin February 8, 2011. For over 26 years, MD&M West has been the trusted resource for what's next in medical design and manufacturing. Regardless of your particular design and development objectives, MD&M offers everything you need to drive your project to a profitable completion.

Formacoat looks forward to meeting its worldwide customers to help them solve their medical coatings challenges. Please contact Mark Gross to arrange an appointment. For more information on MD&M West, please click here.

Formacoat to Attend MD&M Minneapolis, October 13-14, 2010

Meet us in Minneapolis, October 13 through October 14, 2010

Minneapolis, July 12, 2010 - Formacoat, a leading contract manufacturer that applies lubricious hydrophilic coatings to medical devices, is pleased to announce its plans to exhibit at the MD&M Minneapolis trade show, which will begin October 13, 2010. For nearly 20 years, MD&M Minneapolis has been the trusted resource for what's next in medical design and manufacturing. Regardless of your particular design and development objectives, MD&M offers everything you need to drive your project to the finish line.

Formacoat looks forward to meeting its worldwide customers to help them solve their medical coatings challenges. Please contact Mark Gross to arrange an appointment. For more information on MD&M Minneapolis, please click here.

Formacoat to Exhibit at LifeScience Alley Conference & Expo, December 8, 2010

Meet us in Minneapolis, December 8, 2010

Minneapolis, November 2, 2010 - Formacoat, a leading contract manufacturer that applies lubricious hydrophilic coatings to medical devices, is pleased to announce its plans to exhibit at the LifeScience Alley Conference & Expo, which will be held on December 8, 2010. LifeScience Alley's annual conference brings together global leaders in the life science and health care industry to identify trends, share expertise, and network across disciplines. This event includes participants from over 650 organizations worldwide, and is expected to attract 1,500 - 2,000 attendees this year.

Formacoat looks forward to meeting its worldwide customers to help them solve their medical coatings challenges. Please contact Mark Gross to arrange an appointment. For more information on the LifeScience Alley Conference & Expo, please click here.

Formacoat to Attend MD&M Minneapolis, October 13-14, 2010

Meet us in Minneapolis, October 13 through October 14, 2010

Minneapolis, July 12, 2010 - Formacoat, a leading contract manufacturer that applies lubricious hydrophilic coatings to medical devices, is pleased to announce its plans to exhibit at the MD&M Minneapolis trade show, which will begin October 13, 2010. For nearly 20 years, MD&M Minneapolis has been the trusted resource for what's next in medical design and manufacturing. Regardless of your particular design and development objectives, MD&M offers everything you need to drive your project to the finish line.

Formacoat looks forward to meeting its worldwide customers to help them solve their medical coatings challenges. Please contact Mark Gross to arrange an appointment. For more information on MD&M Minneapolis, please click here.

Formacoat and Biocoat to Co-Sponsor Medical Innovation Panel Discussion at MD&M East, June 8th at 2:00 pm in the Trade Hall

Attend and Register to Win an iPod Touch

Minneapolis, June 4, 2010 - Formacoat, a leading contract manufacturer that applies lubricious hydrophilic coatings to medical devices, and Biocoat, the formulator of Hydak® hydrophilic coatings, are pleased to announce their plans to co-sponsor a "Meet the Press" style panel discussion at MD&M East. The Medical Innovation Forum will consist of a live event on the show floor at MD&M East in NYC scheduled for June 8th at 2:00 pm. For those unable to attend, a Webinar will be held within 45 days of the show. Please check our news page for more.

The live MD&M East event will feature editors of MD&DI, Medical Product Manufacturing News, European Medical Device Technology, and IVD Technology who will host a panel discussion addressing current industry topics and answer questions from the Medical Device industry. A team of top industry analysts and experts will field questions from the editors and participate in a live Q&A with the audience. Topics of discussion will include such global issues as Innovation, Healthcare Reform, Comparative Effectiveness, the FDA, Convergent and Emerging Technologies, and much more.

Mark Gross, CEO of Formacoat, said, "We are pleased to invite our many customers and partners to this highly informative seminar whose focus affects everyone in our industry."

Formacoat to Attend BIOMEDevice in Boston, April 21-22, 2010

Meet us in Boston, April 21 through April 22, 2010

Minneapolis, February 25, 2010 - Formacoat, a leading contract manufacturer that applies lubricious hydrophilic coatings to medical devices, is pleased to announce its plans to exhibit at the BIOMEDevice trade show in Boston, Massachusetts, which will begin April 21, 2010. A visit to BIOMEDevice is the most efficient way to explore the latest advances in medical-grade materials, assembly components, electronics, design and engineering support, production equipment including automation and controls, information systems, medical device software, clinical connectivity and device interoperability, regulatory compliance, packaging materials and machinery, sterilization systems, and a full complement of contract services for every aspect of the medical product development process...from initial start-up and R&D through end-product marketing.

Formacoat looks forward to meeting its worldwide customers to help them solve their medical coatings challenges. Please contact Mark Gross to arrange an appointment. For more information on BIOMEDevice Boston, please click here.

Formacoat to Attend MD&M West in Anaheim, February 8, 2010

Meet us in Anaheim, February 8 through February 11, 2010

Minneapolis, November 9, 2009 - Formacoat, a leading contract manufacturer that applies lubricious hydrophilic coatings to medical devices, is pleased to announce its plans to exhibit at the MD&M West trade show in Anaheim, California, which will begin February 8, 2010. Since the inaugural event in 1985, MD&M West has provided unparalleled resources and solutions for the design and manufacture of both current and next-generation medical devices. MD&M offers the easiest and most efficient way to see first-hand, the latest advances and resources in the medical device industry.

Formacoat looks forward to meeting its worldwide customers to help them solve their medical coatings challenges. Please contact Mark Gross to arrange an appointment. For more information on MDM West, please click here.

Formacoat to Attend LifeScience Alley Conference & Expo, December 9, 2009

Meet us in Minneapolis, December 9, 2009

Minneapolis, December 1, 2009 - Formacoat, a leading contract manufacturer that applies lubricious hydrophilic coatings to medical devices, is pleased to announce its plans to exhibit at the LifeScience Alley Conference & Expo in Minneapolis, Minnesota, which will be held on December 9, 2009. This event brings together life science leaders from Minnesota and around the world. Attendees of this annual conference represent the medical device, health care, pharmaceutical, biopharma, agricultural and industrial biotechnology and renewable energy sectors.

Formacoat looks forward to meeting its worldwide customers to help them solve their medical coatings challenges. Please contact Mark Gross to arrange an appointment. For more information on the LifeScience Alley Conference & Expo, please click here.

Formacoat to Attend MDM Minneapolis, October 21, 2009

Meet us in Minneapolis, October 21 through October 29, 2009

Minneapolis, June 8, 2009 - Formacoat, a leading contract manufacturer that applies lubricious hydrophilic coatings to medical devices, announced today its plans to exhibit at the MDM Minneapolis trade show, which will be held on October 21, 2009. Since 1994, MD&M Minneapolis has provided an unparalleled array of resources for the design and manufacture of both current and next-generation medical devices. No other event matches the breadth and depth of MD&M in delivering the most complete and comprehensive resource for medical manufacturers.

Formacoat looks forward to meeting its worldwide customers to help them solve their medical coatings challenges. Please contact Mark Gross to arrange an appointment. For more information on MDM Minneapolis, please click here.

Formacoat Launches New Web Site

On or Off the Web Formacoat Makes the Tools of Medicine Run Smoother

Minneapolis, June 8, 2009 - Formacoat, a leading contract manufacturer that applies lubricious hydrophilic coatings to medical devices, today announced the launch of its new customer friendly Web site www.formacoat.com. Formacoat provides high quality, contract manufacturing coating services to medical device manufacturers the world over. Notably, the site reflects the values and vision of its founder, Mark Gross, CEO, whose has wide ranging and varied functional industrial roles in the development, manufacture and commercialization of sodium hyaluronate, a key component of Biocoat's Hydak® coating system. Formacoat collaborates with Biocoat to bring customer's coatings solutions to life.

The site is the result of a collaboration with MVP Marketing + Design, Inc. of Minneapolis, an award-winning marketing communications firm specializing in medical device marketing. The Web site was accompanied by similarly themed communications including a new corporate capabilities brochure and tradeshow exhibit, all of which share a common identity. MVP also revised the Formacoat logo to better reflect Formacoat's ideal of helping clients to "make the tools of medicine run smoother." Drawing on distinctive and proprietary imagery, the site features useful coatings information, fluid navigation and engaging multimedia to demonstrate Formacoat's ability to apply hydrophilic coatings to diverse medical and biotechnology devices, e.g., stents, drug delivery catheters, device balloons and implants.

Formacoat plans to ramp up its 2009 marketing efforts by attending such major industry events as Life Science Alley, MDM Minneapolis, as well as MDM West in 2010.

For more information, please contact Mark Gross at Formacoat.