11/19/2008

Oxford Performance Materials, Inc. (OPM)

Oxford Performance Materials Received ISO 13485 and ISO 9001 Certification

November 19th 2008, Enfield, CT – Oxford Performance Materials (OPM) has received ISO 9001:2000 and ISO 13485:2003 certification for its Enfield Connecticut facility. The certificate states that OPM has established and applies a quality system for contract moulding of PEKK parts, manufacture of PEKK polymer resin and unfilled and filled PEKK polymer shapes. The Certificate was issued by TUV USA Inc. and is valid until October 31st, 2011.

“Gaining ISO 9001 and ISO 13485 approval is fundamental to our strategy of expanding our global presence and assuring the highest quality products for our customers” said Scott DeFelice, President and CEO of OPM. “We have invested significantly in personnel and systems to enable us to attain this important benchmark and are very pleased to have reached this timely outcome.”

OPM now benefits from a unique position in the biomedical marketplace as it enjoys propriety OXPEKK® implantable polymer, extensive ISO 10993 biocompatibility data and a FDA Device Master File. In addition the firm has an in house class 100,000 clean room with state of the art injection moulding capabilities operating to the most exacting quality systems.

About TUV USA
TUV USA, Inc. is a 100% owned certification body of TUV NORD GROUP. TUV USA, Inc. provides a full range of testing and certification services for over 100 industries ranging from food safety, process machining, software, mining and medical products to environmental technologies. The world-wide family of companies, known as the TUV NORD Group, employs more than 7000 experts in their respective fields in over 45 countries.

About OPM
Founded in March 2000, OPM has rapidly become an industry leader in the ultra-high performance thermoplastic polymers market. The firm's versatile OXPEKK® polymers are currently being used in space and defense, medical, semiconductor and industrial markets worldwide. For additional information, please visit www.oxfordpm.com.