Going global

Arab Health opportunities for UK cannula manufacturer Sterimedix

Sterimedix Ltd showcasing how they have become a world leader in the development of ophthalmic and aesthetic cannulas

January 30, 2023

A UK based manufacturer, Sterimedix Ltd, are showcasing how they have become a world leader in the development of ophthalmic and aesthetic cannulas, when they attend this year’s Arab Health as part of their continued expansion intointernational markets.

The range of single-use cannulas has had global success due to Sterimedix’ ability to combine the latest technology with quality manufacturing standards, maintained across high volume production. In the last 10 years alone, Sterimedix have produced over 100 million devices.

Established over thirty years ago on the premise that single-use instruments could minimise the risk of bioburden transfer, the company began making surgical products for eye surgery. To this day Sterimedix is the only European manufacturer of cannulas for ophthalmic use.

In the early 2000s, as the demand for injectable implants grew, the company began producing single-use flexible aesthetic cannulas and sharp needles. These were launched under the brand name of Silkann and used for the injection of aesthetic dermal fillers.

As the cannula market continues to evolve Sterimedix are currently seeing a rise in interest for orthopaedic applications, where exciting advances are being made to deliver quality-of-life improvement for many patients.

The company produces millions of single-use instruments at their state-of-the-art facility in Redditch, UK. These are manufactured to the highest standards using a combination of precision hand skills and automated machinery. This focus on quality, matched with the ability to produce at high volume, has been a key factor in the company’s impressive globalsuccess. Products are then supplied through a worldwide network of distributors, pharmaceutical companies and kit packers, producing treatment procedure packs.

Sterimedix will be located on the Medilink UK Pavilion where a team of specialists will be available to shareinformation on the Sterimedix range and discuss industry developments. The company is keen to identify opportunities for cooperation within the single-use cannula industry, including in the emerging area of orthopaedic applications. Come along and speak to one of the team in Hall 2, stand H2.H15.

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by Gwyn Tudor