Profile: Atrion Corp (ATRI.O)
16 Mar 2018
Atrion Corporation (Atrion), incorporated on December 30, 1996, is engaged in developing and manufacturing products, primarily for medical applications. The Company's medical products range from fluid delivery devices to ophthalmic and cardiovascular products. Its fluid delivery products include valves that promote infection control and needle safety. It has developed a range of valves designed to fill, hold and release controlled amounts of fluids or gasses on demand for use in various intubation, intravenous, catheter and other applications in areas, such as anesthesia and oncology.
The Company's cardiovascular product, MPS2 Myocardial Protection System (MPS2), is the system used in open-heart surgery that delivers fluids and medications, mixes critical drugs and controls temperature, pressure and other variables. The Company also develops and manufactures other cardiovascular products, such as cardiac surgery vacuum relief valves; silicone vessel loops for retracting and occluding vessels in minimally invasive surgical procedures; inflation devices for balloon catheter dilation, stent deployment and fluid dispensing, as well as products used in heart bypass surgery to make a precision opening in the heart for attachment of the bypass vessels. Atrion is a manufacturer of specialized medical devices that disinfect contact lenses. The Company also manufactures a line of balloon catheters used in the treatment of nasolacrimal duct obstruction in children and adults.
The Company's other medical and non-medical product lines consist of instrumentation and associated disposables used to measure the activated clotting time of blood. In addition, it manufactures and sells a line of products designed for safe needle and scalpel blade containment. The Company is also the manufacturer of inflation systems and valves used in marine and aviation safety products. It manufactures components used in survival products, such as life vests, life rafts, escape slides, inflatable boats and other inflatable structures. It also produces one-way and two-way pressure relief valves that protect sensitive electronics and munitions during transport, as well as pressure relief valves used in other medical and non-medical applications. It markets components to other equipment manufacturers for incorporation in their products and sell finished devices to physicians, hospitals, clinics and other treatment centers. It offers customer service, training and education, and technical support, such as field service, spare parts, maintenance and repair for certain of its products.
The Company's medical products and other components are produced at facilities in Florida, Alabama and Texas. The facilities in Alabama and Florida both utilize plastic injection molding and specialized assembly as their primary manufacturing processes. Its other manufacturing processes consist of the assembly of standard and custom component parts, including the assembly of electronic components, and the testing of completed products.
1 Allentown Pkwy
ALLEN TX 75002-4206