Placon Announces New Stock Medical Trays


MADISON, WIS. (Oct 23, 2006) - Placon Corporation announces new stock medical tray product line. Placon's stock medical trays are made of clear recyclable APET material and are in stock for immediate orders.

Trays are available in four standard base sizes with a common snap-lid. Tray flange can also be heat sealed using Tyvek, paper or film lid. APET trays are ETO and Gamma sterilizable.

According to Lauren Foos, National Sales Manager - Medical, "Adding a stock medical line gives our customers the opportunity to order a stock tray and avoid the cost of tooling or they have the option, for a minimal tool cost, to customize the interior of the tray to fit their products. They also have flexibility in the choice of materials on custom runs including PETG, HIPS or PVC."

The company has also installed a new state of the art thermoforming machine in the newly completed ISO 8 level (Class 100,000) clean room dedicated to medical customers. Utilizing the latest technology in process control, this machine allows Placon to make precise parts with highly accurate tolerances and material distribution as required in the medical industry.

For over 20 years, Placon has produced specialty medical device trays for implants, vascular devices, catheters, ampoules, and surgical kits. The company offers customers dedicated program management from concept design, to sampling, to mold design, through to the finished product.

Headquartered in Madison, Wisconsin, Placon has been a leader in the thermoformed packaging industry for 40 years. The company designs and manufactures plastic thermoforms for packaging used by the medical, food, retail industries.

For more information, contact: Laura Stewart, Placon Corporation, 6096 McKee Road, Madison, WI 53719-5114. Toll-Free (800) 541-1535. Phone (608) 271-5634. Fax (608) 271-3162. On the web: www.placon.com Via e-mail: lstewart@placon.com

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