Volume 92 Issue 32 | p. 11 | Concentrates
Issue Date: August 11, 2014

Lubrizol Gets Into Medical Devices

Department: Business
Keywords: acquisition, medical devices, cardiology

Specialty chemical maker Lubrizol has acquired Vesta, a Franklin, Wis.-based maker of silicone components, thermoplastic tubing, and devices used in cardiology, urology, and wound care. Details of the purchase from private equity firm RoundTable Healthcare Partners were not disclosed. Lubrizol, which already makes thermoplastic urethanes for medical use, says the deal broadens its life sciences manufacturing capabilities.

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