Genesis Plastics Welding announces the ramp up of mass production of hyperbaric oxygen hoods to aid the fight against COVID-19
Tom Ryder, president and CEO of Indianapolis-based ISO 13485 medical device contract manufacturer Genesis Plastics Welding, Inc., announced today the ramp up of mass production of hyperbaric oxygen hoods to aid the fight against COVID-19 and help free up ventilators for the most critically ill coronavirus patients. The innovative devices are designed to help patients recover from respiratory distress through pure oxygen therapy within the sealed and pressurized hood.
Genesis Plastics Welding has contract manufactured oxygen hoods for 25 years. Currently, the medical device contract manufacturer is exploring additional production for several global medical device OEMS in order to meet the growing demand for oxygen hoods amid the coronavirus crisis.
“At our core, we are makers, and America’s critical medical device manufacturing infrastructure has an important role to play in keeping essential products flowing into our hospitals,” says Ryder. “We’re all in this together, and I’m proud to be able to leverage our expertise to meet rising market demand for oxygen hoods amid the worldwide pandemic.”
As a leading provider of contract manufacturing and development services of radio frequency welded medical devices, Genesis Plastics Welding also manufactures surgical, infection prevention, fluid and collection, bioprocessing, cryogenic storage and many other breakthrough products for global medical device OEMs.
Mayo Clinic Overview on How Oxygen Hoods Work: https://www.mayoclinic.org/tests-procedures/hyperbaric-oxygen-therapy/about/pac-20394380
In the News: Italy Using “Bubble Shaped Containers” https://www.businessinsider.com/coronavirus-italy-bergamo-icu-patients-bubble-helmets-explainer-2020-3 & https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-8134247/Bubble-helmets-used-Italian-doctors-boost-survival-rates.html
About Genesis Plastics Welding:
Genesis Plastics Welding is an ISO 13485:2016 certified contract manufacturer providing radio frequency (RF) welding and heat sealing applications of plastic products for medical, military and other industries. Genesis’ proprietary heat sealing technology, ecoGenesis™, allows RF plastics welding of very thin gauge (down to 0.001 inch) polyethylene, polypropylene and low-loss polymers and can facilitate polyvinylchloride (PVC) and polyurethane (PU) replacement with phthalate-free plastics.
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