Molex Inc. has initiated several strategic business developments to further demonstrate its commitment to developing innovative interconnect technologies for next-generation healthcare devices. Molex has been delivering proven solutions to medical device manufacturers since 2005, and recently formed the new Medical Connector and Cable Assembly Business Unit to directly address the increasing demand for advanced interconnect products in this market. The acquisition of Temp-Flex, a manufacturer of micro-miniature wire, cable and continuous coils using biomedical coating and medical grade base metals, supports the company’s goal of developing technologies that provide medical device manufacturers with the maximum in product efficiency, reliability and flexibility for the ultimate in patient care.

As Director, Wayne Shockloss will lead a team that has already introduced several ground-breaking products under the MediSpec™ portfolio. These products specifically address the electronic design demands of medical equipment manufacturers engineering new and emerging healthcare products in diagnostic imaging, therapeutic, surgical, patient monitoring, hospital and patient care and healthcare IT applications. These, along with several new products will be demonstrated at MD&M West, February 14-16, Anaheim, Calif., booth 2074.

“By converging our innovative interconnect solutions with Temp-Flex’s long-standing expertise in complex cable assembly design, Molex is in a unique position to incorporate unique and commercial electronic design ideas into next-generation medical applications,” said Shockloss.