GlencaTEC – Patent No. AT 513 294 B1

Glass encapsulation – an Award winning technology

Valtronic wins in cooperation with GlencaTec the Golden Mousetrap Award!

SOLON, Ohio, Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ – Valtronic announced today that their active implant advancement of using the Glass Encapsulation Technology of GlencaTec AG was selected a winner for the Golden Mousetrap Award in the Materials and Assembly Category. The Awards celebrate the companies, products and people who are energizing North American design, engineering and manufacturing. The Golden Mousetrap Awards were announced at the Golden Mousetraps Ceremony February 11, 2014 in Anaheim, California.

Design News industry leading editors worked diligently to go through the many entries received to identify the products most deserving to be on the list of finalists.  The finalist entries were then sent to the entire editorial team, as well as a distinguished Advisory Board to choose the winners.  Valtronic’s CEO, Martin Zimmermann accepted the award on Valtronic’s behalf.  Valtronic’s CMO, Jim Ohneck and Andreas Jenny, Head of GlencaTec, also attended the Award Ceremony.

“We are excited to be recognized by Design News,” exclaimed Martin.  “Glass Encapsulation has sparked significant interest among implant companies and we are excited to be working on some innovative new projects employing the technology.”  Andreas Jenny of GlencaTec AG added, “Working with Valtronic as a partner provides true potential to make an impact in the Medical Device market.”