HELSINKI, Finland — November 16, 2015 — Suominen, a supplier of nonwovens, has launched three new products in its Medical business segment. Medical and Hygiene, which together form the Care Business Area at Suominen, are key focus areas for future growth and product innovation.
FIBRELLA® Zorb and Fibrella® Zorb+ are both new nonwoven products designed for use in the Operating Rooms (OR) in hospitals for critical surgical applications. Used as specially tailored additions to standard draping techniques to isolate the patient and OR staff, Fibrella® Zorb and Fibrella Zorb+ bring added value benefits to the critical care environment.
Fibrella Zorb is an absorbent light weight top layer with a new texture utilizing Suominen´s unique patterning.
Fibrella Zorb+ is a highly absorbent structure designed for use around the incision site for fenestrations in surgical drapes.
Fibrella Perf, a range of nonwovens for wound care and gentle cleansing has an apertured structure which makes it very soft and skin friendly. Fibrella Perf for Medical applications, initially introduced to the market in South America in March, is now manufactured at all Suominen’s manufacturing sites around the world opening up new geographies for its sale.
Speaking about these new product introductions at Medica, Lynda Kelly, SVP Care business area, said “Our strategic plans to develop and grow in the medical market is clearly reflected in these exciting new Fibrella products which bring high value added benefits to our customers and patients alike. High performance nonwovens offer improved standards of care to the healthcare professionals around the globe.”
“Suominen’s commitment to the medical market with new manufacturing and R&D resources means we will be able to continue to develop new and differentiated products for the specialist medical arena” added Marika Mäkilä, Global Medical Product Manager.
Posted November 17, 2015