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Fabrico Medical Offers Fabrication and Assembly Services for Microfluidic Devices

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Light Fabrications, Inc.

40 Hytec Circle, Rochester, NY, 14606, USA

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Fabrico Medical Offers Fabrication and Assembly Services for Microfluidic Devices

Press release date: April 7, 2014

Creates Precise Features and Intricate Designs on Flexible Materials

Rochester, NY – Fabrico Medical, the premier provider of converted materials and advanced assembly for the design-to-manufacture of medical devices and diagnostic disposables, is now offering fabrication and assembly services for microfluidic devices.

Typically used for measuring blood gases, bacteria, coagulation, drug screening, and hematocrit/hemoglobin, these portable medical tools are at the forefront of point-of-care and in-the-field testing that allows patients with chronic medical conditions to monitor themselves at home. These innovative devices also grant doctors the ability to test patients and receive immediate results, eliminating the need to use an outside lab which often takes multiple days, therefore speeding up the diagnosis process.

Fabrico Medical can design and manufacture lids, covers, and adhesive interfaces for microtiter plates with 96, 384, 1536 wells and custom designed diagnostic disposables. In addition, Fabrico Medical can manufacture the following microfluidic consumables and components:

• Specific layers for biosensors
• Integrated consumables for lab-on-chip application
• Hydrophilic fluid transport technologies
• Membranes
• Custom microfluidic channels and structures

Fabrico Medical's state-of-the-art digital laser technology enables microfluidic devices to be produced precisely and accurately to meet stringent medical specifications, such as:

• Laser cut feature tolerances as small as 100 µm or (0.004")
• Fixed beam etchings focused down to 70 µm
• Position features tolerances as low as 50 µm (or 0.002")
• Microfluidic channels as narrow as 125 µm (or 0.005"),
positioned within a tolerance of 50 µm (or 0.002")

Fabrico Medical offers a repeatable, high-volume, high-speed process that meets specified performance characteristics and is cost-effective. The fabrication and assembly of microfluidic devices can be done in a quality-controlled, clean room environment, where they can be produced, assembled, and packaged without contamination. Fabrico Medical has multiple Class 10,000 (ISO 7) clean rooms which ensure the proper, high-level quality required for medical appliances.

For more details on these Microfluidic products, services, and processes, visit the new Fabrico Medical web site, or please email us at info@fabrico.com.

About Fabrico Medical

Fabrico Medical is a leader in converted materials solutions for the medical market, with experience in a broad range of medical applications, including medical device and diagnostic equipment, disposables, wound care, and packaging. Fabrico Medical has developed a track record of solving unique challenges and providing sound customer solutions. The company offers a wide range of custom fabrication services for the medical market including custom converting; custom laminating and die-cutting; and complex printing and assemblies. Fabrico Medical is located in Rochester, NY, USA and is a division of EIS, Inc. and the Genuine Parts Company (NYSE: GPC) Electrical/Electronic Materials Group. More information is available at www.fabrico.com or by calling 800 351-8273. Fabrico is a trademark of EIS, Inc.

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