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30 Years of Medical Electronics Innovation

30 Years of Medical Electronics Innovation

20/08/2007
Teledyne Medical Microsystems

Miniaturized Electronic Sub-Systems Transform Medical Device Industry - Teledyne Microelectronic Technologies (TMT) announced today it is celebrating its 30th anniversary of advancing the science of human health with ground-breaking design and manufacturing solutions for medical device companies.
Los Angeles (PRWEB) June 4, 2007 -- What do the names Pacesetter, Ventritex, MiniMed and Advanced Bionics have in common? Teledyne developed the microelectronic sub-systems of these devices, from first articles to production units. Teledyne Microelectronic Technologies (TMT) announced today it is celebrating its 30th anniversary of advancing the science of human health with ground-breaking design and manufacturing solutions for medical device companies.
“Over the past 30 years, the convergence of medical know-how, improved battery performance, and hybrid microelectronics, pioneered by TMT, have emerged long-term therapeutic implants in the fields of cardiac pacing and drug delivery. From the early stages of implantable cardiac pacemakers and defibrillators, to cochlear devices, drug pumps and ingestible devices, Teledyne has a rich history of fueling medical innovation,” said Bruce Gecks, General Manager, Teledyne Microelectronic Technologies.
“Our mission has always been to enable medical device manufacturers to create sophisticated and original products to meet the most challenging clinical needs. We take great pride in our ability to shepherd a complex product throughout its entire lifecycle and look forward to continuing our strong business relationships to champion medical innovation,” said Gecks.
For 30 years, Teledyne Microelectronics has delivered millions of products to a world-wide customer base ranging from industry leaders to emerging companies. The portfolio includes devices for a large variety of clinical applications, such as cardiac rhythm management, neural and muscle stimulation, hearing restoration, drug infusion, GI diagnostics and patient monitoring.
Teledyne Microelectronics recently reorganized to better compete in the international marketplace and maximize the Teledyne brand pedigree. Gecks asserted, “We believe these changes will allow us to provide better customer service. Along with quality, we believe that superior customer service is yet another way to provide differentiation from our competitors and allow us to continue to grow our market position over the next 30 years and beyond. We will continue to capitalize on the market awareness of our recently branded Teledyne Medical Microsystems product line.”
About Teledyne Microelectronics
Teledyne Microelectronics is a part of the Electronics and Communications Segment - a leading provider of electronic components, instruments and communications products for a variety of high-performance, high-technology niche market segments.
TMT is an integrated medical electronics company, specializing in design and manufacturing services of high-performance, miniaturized electronic subsystems for medical device companies worldwide producing highly complex, mixed-technology, mixed-signal, miniaturized electronic assemblies.
TMT headquarters are in Los Angeles, California. For more information visit http://www.teledynemedical.com
or get in touch with the European team and
call +49 (0) 4106 7684-0
email to sales_europe@teledyne.com or
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