Wilmington, Del., Sept. 15, 2020/PRNewswire/ -- DuPont (NYSE: DD), a globally recognized leader in silicone-based technology with more than 70 years of experience advancing healthcare through materials innovation, is introducing DuPont™ Liveo™, a new brand name for its extensive range of silicone healthcare solutions.
Inspired by the terms "live" and "to be alive," the new Liveo™ brand name reflects DuPont Healthcare's drive to create next-generation, innovative solutions that can help patients live life to the fullest. "As the new name for the longest legacy in healthcare applied silicones brought by DOW CORNING™, Liveo™ stands for smarter healthcare and positive patient outcomes", says Jennifer Gemo Mathis, DuPont Liveo™ Healthcare Global Marketing Manager.
More than a name change, the Liveo™ brand reinforces DuPont's commitment in healthcare and renewed energy to build on more than 70 years of innovation development capabilities, regulatory and manufacturing know-how, and application expertise.
Historically marketed with a DOW CORNING™ or SILASTIC™ trade name, the product offering, and packaging material are not changing, and all locations will continue to manufacture the same products, using the same rigorous processes and quality oversight as before. Looking ahead, the Liveo™ brand will reinforce DuPont's competitive advantages and leadership positions in three key healthcare markets – Biopharmaceutical Processing, Pharmaceutical Solutions and Medical Devices.
"We are making significant investments in both capital and resources to strengthen our strategic capabilities to support our customers leadership in key healthcare industry market segments, and we are particularly proud of the contribution that our teams and products have provided to our customers without disruptions during the COVID-19 pandemic outbreak", says Eugenio Toccalino, DuPont Liveo™ Healthcare Global Business Director.
The Liveo™ brand product line includes pharma tubing and overmolded assemblies for single-use systems in biopharma processing, transdermal and topical drug delivery systems, medical adhesives for advanced wound care and ostomy care and wearables, silicone elastomers for a wide range of specialty medical devices, anti-flatulent active pharmaceutical ingredients, silicone antifoams, coating, fluids, emulsions and much more. The Liveo™ product line continues to be manufactured at the DuPont Healthcare Industry Materials Site (HIMS) in Hemlock, Michigan, USA, which is an ISO 9001:2015 and ISO 14000 registered site and FDA registered utilizing GMPs.
Dedicated to healthcare, DuPont Liveo™ is part of the DuPont Transportation and Industrial business unit (DuPont T&I).
About DuPont™ Liveo™
DuPont™ Liveo™ is a globally recognized leader in silicone-based technology for a broad range of innovations in medical devices, biopharmaceutical processing and pharmaceutical solutions. DuPont high-performance materials help create safer healthcare environments and protect the health of patients and healthcare providers worldwide. We help enable smarter healthcare and positive patient outcomes. More information can be found at liveo.dupont.com.
About DuPont Transportation & Industrial
DuPont Transportation & Industrial (T&I) delivers a broad range of technology-based products and solutions to the transportation, aerospace, electronics, healthcare, industrial and consumer markets. DuPont T&I partners with customers to drive innovation by utilizing its expertise and knowledge in polymer and materials science. DuPont T&I works with customers throughout the value chain to enable material systems solutions for demanding applications and environments. For additional information about DuPont Transportation & Industrial, visit the Home Page.
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