Perkasie, Penna. – October 1, 2010 – Secant MedicalTM, which specializes in custom engineering, development, and manufacturing services for biomedical textile components for medical devices, will exhibit at Medical Design & Manufacturing (MD&M) Minneapolis, October 13th and 14th, at the Minneapolis Convention Center (booth # 958). Secant will highlight their implantable textile structures that illustrate the company’s innovative and enabling technology and engineering approach to provide engineers an alternative choice in device design.   

Secant Medical’s innovative biomedical textile structures provide options for a variety of medical therapies in orthopedics, cardiovascular, tissue engineering and general surgery.  The company counts many of the world’s leading medical device companies among its customer base.  

Among the highlights of the company’s exhibit at MD&M Minneapolis, are a variety of complex biomedical textile structures that address a host of design and engineering considerations, among them: 2-D, 3-D, and multi-layer geometries; controlled porosity and permeability; hybrid material combinations; and tubular and multi-lumen structures in a variety of biomedical materials whose versatility offers endless design opportunities. 

About Secant Medical:

Secant MedicalTM, LLC specializes in custom-developed biomedical textile components for medical devices, helping clients meet challenges to bring device solutions to market quickly and effectively. Using constantly evolving high-performance metallic and polymeric biomedical materials, the company designs the textile structures that client innovations require in developing the next generation orthopedic, cardiovascular, tissue-engineered and neurological devices, and new general surgery resources.   Secant Medical is a business unit of Prodesco, Inc., the leader in the design, development and manufacture of engineered fabric structures for the medical, industrial and aerospace industries since 1943. In 2008, Prodesco became part of Fenner PLC, a worldwide leader in reinforced polymer engineering headquartered in Yorkshire, England. For more information, contact Joannie Anthony, at 215-257-8680, extension 199; email [email protected]; or visit  

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