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Beacon MedTech to Speak at Rubber News’ Healthcare Elastomers Conference
Vice President of Engineering & Technology to discuss how medical molders adapt to headwinds.

LEOMINSTER, Mass. (May 5, 2023) – Beacon MedTech Solutions will be sharing critical insights into the current challenges facing medical molders at the Rubber News Healthcare Elastomers Conference in Akron, OH on Monday, May 8. Attendees will have the opportunity to hear directly from Beacon MedTech’s Vice President of Engineering and Technology Henri Asselin about overcoming potential challenges in the OEM and contract manufacturing organization (CMO) to ensure program success.

The session, “The Challenges Facing Molders of Medical Products,” is scheduled for 9:20 AM EDT in the Grand Ballroom at the Hilton Akron/Fairlawn. It will highlight critical innovations that enable molders to keep pace with the medical industry’s demands for custom, high-quality parts on time, on spec and on budget.

Asselin will represent the company’s world-class engineering team at the conference. As Vice President of Engineering and Technology, he leads the company’s program management, automation, quoting and new product introduction (NPI) processes in alignment with best practices that elevate success of Medical, Life Sciences and Bio-Pharma OEMs. Leveraging these responsibilities, as well as more than two decades of leadership experience in medical manufacturing, Asselin will provide a pragmatic, inside look at applying engineering-led solutions to overcome key problems.

“I look forward to connecting with medical industry leaders at the Healthcare Elastomers Conference,” said Asselin, who will discuss the importance of relying on each team’s expertise, the pillars of the manufacturing process, and the non-negotiable need for communication in Monday’s session. “As medical contract manufacturers, we’re faced with shifting regulatory requirements, labor shortages, economic concerns and rapidly tightening design specifications. I am excited to expand how molders can align with their customers to meet demand, accelerate innovation and deliver high-quality, highly critical parts and products.”

Hosted by Rubber News, the Healthcare Elastomers Conference will focus on technologies, trends and opportunities in a range of elastomer materials, including silicones, thermoplastic elastomers and more.

Click here to learn more about Beacon MedTech’s expertise in liquid silicone rubber (LSR). To learn more about the conference and register, visit


About Beacon MedTech Solutions

Formerly Built-Rite, Reliance & LSR Engineering, Beacon MedTech Solutions is a value chain innovator leveraging highly configurable, vertically integrated competencies to solve complex manufacturing problems quickly. The company focuses on Single Use Technologies, Liquid Silicone Rubber components, and Class II Medical devices for customers across the Medical, Bio-Pharma and Life Sciences markets. The company is uniquely positioned to help medical innovators, Tier One contract manufacturing partners and medical device OEMs ramp up and scale production of vital precision components, freeing them to focus on patient outcomes. The company is located in Leominster, Massachusetts.

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