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Mar 8, 2013

Press Release - Dongguan LTL Achieves ISO13485 Certification

Dongguan LTL achieves ISO13485 certification.
MORRISVILLE, PA, March 8, 2013 -- LTL Color Compounders Inc, headquartered in Morrisville, PA, announces that its subsidiary Dongguan LTL Color Compounders (DGLTL), located in Dongguan City, Guangdong Province, China, has attained certification to the ISO 13485:2003 Quality System Standard

for the medical device industry. DGLTL is now certified to both ISO 9001:2008 and ISO 13485:2003, as well as to ISO 14001.


LTL Color Compounders in the US also is certified to both ISO 13485 and ISO 9001. According to Phil Dix, LTL's medical marketing and development manager, "The addition of ISO 13485 certification at DGLTL further demonstrates our commitment to the medical and healthcare market and recognizes the growing potential of this market in China. The medical device industry in China is expected to grow at double-digit rates for the foreseeable future in response to both China's domestic needs and the device export market. LTL has taken steps to be well-positioned to support this growth."


Mr. S. Mani, LTL's general manager for Asia, states, "The medical device market in Asia in general, and in China in particular, is a major area of focus for DGLTL. Through the concerted efforts of our team at DGLTL we were able to pass our ISO 13485 third party audit the first time through with no significant findings. We look forward to growing our medical / healthcare business in the region."


LTL Color Compounders provides the medical device industry with its line of ColorRx® proprietary medical compounds as well as custom compounds specified by the customer. LTL also offers ColorFast® engineering resins for non-medical applications and is an authorized compounder of Solvay's Radel® PPSU and AvaSpire® PAEK resins, as well as Dupont's Surlyn Reflection Series® nylon/ionomer alloy.