Dow Corning Ramps Up Pharmaceutical Grade Silicone Tubing Production in Response to Influenza Outbreak

09-Sep-2009 - USA

In response to the urgent needs of pharmaceutical customers developing flu vaccines and anti-viral drugs used to battle potential pandemics, Dow Corning has ramped up tubing production capabilities. Dow Corning is able to produce additional pharmaceutical grade silicone tubing designed for critical fluid transport and filling applications necessary for drug and vaccine production in order to meet the increased demand.

“As the only global silicone manufacturer involved in each step of the manufacturing process — from processing the raw materials to producing extruded and molded pharmaceutical grade silicone — Dow Corning is in a unique position to rapidly provide reliable, proven tubing,” said Carol Pudnos, Dow Corning global Healthcare industry director.

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