Helix Medical Buys Product Line From W.L. Gore

Carpinteria-based Helix Medical, a manufacturer of products for the medical device and pharmaceutical industry, said today that it has acquired a line of products from W.L. Gore & Associates, Inc.. Helix Medical said it has acquired W.L. Gore's silicone tubing product line, which is used by pharmaceutical and biotech customers for fluid transfers and peristaltic pumps. Helix Medical had been Gore's silicon tubing supplier. Financial terms of the acquisition were not disclosed. Helix Medical said it will market the tubes under its PharmaFocus Premium brand.