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Texcel Medical Appoints Barry Smith as President, CEO

February 23, 2009

EAST LONGMEADOW, Mass., Feb. 23 /PRNewswire/ — Texcel Medical, LLC, a full service medical device process development and contract manufacturing company, has announced the appointment of Barry Smith as President and CEO.

Smith will oversee all functions at Texcel Medical, which helps companies around the world by providing the manufacturing infrastructure and expertise they need to accelerate the commercialization of their surgical, interventional, and implantable medical device technologies. The firm is headquartered in East Longmeadow, Mass.

Texcel Medical Founder and Chairman Laurence Derose, emphasized the significance of Smith’s appointment. “Barry’s executive experience in the medical products market is an ideal compliment to Texcel’s strategic growth initiatives as we move to the next level as a long term partner,” Derose said.

Prior to joining Texcel, Smith served as Chief Operating Officer and Vice President of Operations and Product Development for several medical device product and engineering companies.

Derose continues in his role as Chairman and will expand his focus on identifying and securing strategic partnerships for the organization.

Texcel Medical’s medical device process development and manufacturing solutions and services includes design for manufacturability (DFM), design history file management, inventory management, quality and regulatory assistance, and process validation, along with general manufacturing, electronic testing, laser welding, and clean-room processing for a wide range of product applications. Texcel Medical has more than 20 years of experience assisting companies execute increasingly sophisticated designs through reliable manufacturing, with particular expertise in Orthopedics, Cardiac Assist, Active Implantables, Combination Products, and General Instrumentation.

For more information, visit Texcel Medical’s website at www.texcelmedical.com or contact Keith Checca at Texcel Medical, 55 Deer Park Drive, East Longmeadow, MA 01028, or by phone at (413) 525-5700.

About Texcel Medical:

Texcel Medical, LLC (www.texcelmedical.com), a full service medical device process development and contract manufacturing company, creates long term partnerships with medical device companies in the areas of Class II medical electronics, Class III implantable electronics, IPG’s (Implantable Pulse Generators – Neuromodulation) and laser technology and manufacturing services. Texcel Medical has served the medical device community for over 20 years and is ISO-13485 (2003) certified.

SOURCE Texcel Medical, LLC


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