Issue 7 2019

CORPORATE VISION / Issue 7 2019 23 , Jun19010 Creating In-House Coating Services to Aspiring Medical Device Companies Biocoat Inc., develops hydrophilic coatings that are used onmedical devices to allow the device to easilymove through the body. Having recently been selected in CV’s Corporate Excellence Awards 2019, we profiled the firmand caught up with JimMoranwho provided us with a detailed glimpse into the award-winning services the innovative company offers. Since their inception, Biocoat Inc. has de- veloped and licensed biomaterial coatings for medical devices that are custom engineered to meet client design parameters. Over the years, Biocoat Inc. has created coatings which have, and continued to be, applied to neu- rovascular, cardiovascular, pe- ripheral vascular and ophthalmol- ogy devices. Going into further detail about the services the firm offers, Jim begins by informing us about the areas the team at Biocoat Inc. specializes in. “Here at Biocoat Inc., we are one of the only companies in the world that bases their coating on hyaluronic acid, a natural lu- bricant found in all body tissues. Biocoat Inc.’s HYDAK ® hydro- philic coatings are lubricious, abrasion resistant, biocompatible and are used for coating vascular catheters, guide wires and other medical devices that are made from a wide range of polymeric and metallic substrates.” Working behind the scenes to produce these award-winning products, is the innovative, hard-working and committed team which forms the backbone of Biocoat Inc.’s. When discuss- ing the internal culture, Jim is keen to highlight the significant role the team play in the overall success of the firm. “At Biocoat Inc., we pride our- selves on offering best-in-class service to our clients. We assist our clients as they develop their product and eventually release this product to the general marketplace. Every Biocoat as- sociate is driven to produce the highest quality product possible, which ensures patient safety during their procedure.” Looking ahead to what the future holds for the firm, the team at Biocoat Inc. will continue to further expand the company, especially following their recent success in Corporate Vision’s Corporate Excellence Awards 2019 where they were righteous- ly awarded the accolade 2019's Leading Medical Device Coat- ings Company – USA. Bringing the interview to a close, Jim signs off by revealing the exciting plans which lie in the pipeline for the firm including a new addition to their service offerings. “In July 2019, Biocoat Inc. is set to open a new contract coating service. Our contract coating service allows us to receive our clients products and expertly apply our coatings to their device and return the materials back to the client for final packaging and end use. This is a significant step for Biocoat as it allows us to better serve our clients through a complete coating service solution.” Contact: Mark Eberhardt Company: Biocoat Inc. Address: 123 Rock Road, Horsham, 19044, Pennsylvania, United States of America Telephone: 215 734 0888 Web Address: www.biocoat.com

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