Twenty-Four Colorado Companies Exhibited at the West Coast's Largest Design and Manufacturing Show, MD&M West

February 16, 2007 (PRLEAP.COM) Health News
Denver, CO – Twenty-four Colorado-based companies exhibited at the 23rd annual Medical Device & Manufacturing (MD&M) West show in Anaheim, CA, February 13-15. The announcement is made by Denise Brown, Executive Director, Colorado BioScience Association (CBSA) who says more than 45,000 product development professionals at MD&M explored the latest advances in materials, assembly and electronic components, packaging, plastics processing, production machinery, automation equipment and controls, software and enterprise networks, and a wide array of allied contract and support services.

Participating Colorado companies included: Advance Forming Technologies, AirSquare, Bal Seal, Byers Peak, C5 Medical Werks, CCW Products, CoorsTek, Dynatec Scientific Laboratories, E.N. Murray Company, Eldon James Corp, Electronic Materials Inc., Epilog Laser, Honeywell Sensing, Injectech LLC, International Titanium Association, Norgren Inc., Particle Measuring Systems, Plexus, PowerBox, Prototype Casting, PTA Corp, Summa Design, Sun Advanced Product Testing and Wi Inc.

MD&M also featured the industry-acclaimed MD&M West conference, which occurred the day before the show on Monday, February 12. The program featured sessions on R&D and product development, nanotechnology and new materials, device packaging, quality systems, risk management, and regulatory compliance.

“Colorado has a strong medical device manufacturing sector and was well represented at the trade show and conference. Several of our regional economic development agencies were also in Anaheim assisting our companies and promoting the State as a great place for this business. Their work made the conference that much more valuable for all of us,” commented Brown.

About Medical Design & Manufacturing (MD&M) West

Since the launch of the initial MD&M West show in 1985, the annual Anaheim event has grown more than ten fold—from 30,000 to more than 330,000 sq ft of product displays and demonstrations. The three-day mega event features more than 2,200 exhibitors and includes the following shows: Medical Design & Manufacturing (MD&M) West, WestPack, Pacific Design & Manufacturing (PDM), Electronics West, PLASTEC West, and Automation Technology Expo (ATX) West. For more information, visit

About the Colorado BioScience Association

CBSA is a not-for-profit corporation providing services and support for Colorado's growing biosciences industry.  With more than 300 members, CBSA actively works to promote the growth of the industry by working for a better business environment, growing the state's biotech workforce, fighting for policies that support a strong bioscience industry in the state and speaking with a single voice on behalf of the industry.  For more information, visit


Denise Brown, Executive Director, Colorado BioScience Association — 303.592.4073, E-mail:

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