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2014
“Tubing- More Than Just Dimensions”

Vesta, a Lubrizol company, is a contract manufacturer of precision thermoplastic extrusion for every catheter component. This presentation will provide an overview of not only the various tubing types and materials but the importance of understanding tubing beyond dimensions including the benefits of understanding the assembly process and the functional use. Tubing types will include balloon tubing, braided tubing, multi-lumen tubing, profile tubing, as well as striped and multi-layer tubing will be covered.


Mr. Apur Lathiya
Executive Vice President - Sales and Marketing

Lubrizol Advanced Materials, USA

With over 15 years of experience in precision thermoplastics extrusion for medical devices, Apur Lathiya applies his experience and expertise to lead Vesta’s sales and marketing organization. Apur transitioned into this role from the VP and General Manager of Vesta Thermoplastics Division. He previously worked at ExtruMed, most recently as Chief Operating Officer. Apur enjoys working with a group of highly motivated colleagues as they strive to positively impact overall business performance. He has a bachelor’s in physiological sciences from UCLA and a master's in business administration from the University of Southern California.