Doors Opens for Commercialized Laboratory Launched by Zeus

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Zeus, Inc., has announced, the establishment of a world class analytical laboratory with a primary emphasis on polymer characterization.

Polymathic Analytical Labs will enable Zeus to leverage its existing polymer expertise into markets and business areas where we have an existing tubing presence and beyond. Our analytical services will integrate us at multiple strategic points in the supply and service chain of our customers - leading to growth and a different level of awareness for our capabilities

Zeus, Inc., has announced, the establishment of a world class analytical laboratory with a primary emphasis on polymer characterization. The new subsidiary, Polymathic Analytical Labs, is located in Orangeburg, S.C., and offers services to corporations as well as start-up companies seeking to tap into Zeus' extensive intellectual and technological capital.

Commenting on the announcement, Mike Tourville, Executive Vice President of Business Development and Strategic Marketing said that the time is right to leverage Zeus' 40-plus years of polymer science experience with the new venture. "Zeus has amassed an intellectual infrastructure that is second to none in the field of advanced polymer science. Our people understand the science, performance, and processing of plastics on a molecular level; knowledge a typical start-up company can't duplicate."

The ISO 17025:2005-accredited Polymathic Analytical Labs is staffed by analytical chemists, polymer scientists, biomedical engineers, process engineers, controls technicians, and product development technicians. Many of these individuals have 20-plus years of experience with Zeus and its global customer base and are highly capable of executing complex analytical assignments.
Director of Strategic Marketing, Karolyn Smalls adds, "Polymathic Analytical Labs will enable Zeus to leverage its existing polymer expertise into markets and business areas where we have an existing tubing presence and beyond. Our analytical services will integrate us at multiple strategic points in the supply and service chain of our customers - leading to growth and a different level of awareness for our capabilities".

Polymathic Analytical Labs' focus on advanced polymers is unique in the contract lab industry. The lab offers a full range of testing, including contaminant identification, sample preparation, failure analysis, raw material inspection, formulation and de-formulation of products and materials, and process monitoring. The lab also has the capability to design and fabricate novel testing apparatus for non-standard test specifications.

Research & Strategic Business Development, Vice President Bob Ballard predicts a bright future for Polymathic Analytical Labs. "We're positioned as a resource of unbiased, independent analytical data and counsel, a role that is absolutely critical in bringing new technology to market. But more importantly, we're highly motivated; we know how to be successful."

About Zeus, Inc.
Headquartered in Orangeburg, S.C., (USA), Zeus, Inc., is a world leader in the design and production of high-performance polymer tubing used in demanding applications. The Company operates 10 facilities on seven campuses in North America, Europe and Asia. Zeus products and services are preferred by companies in medical, automotive, electrical, fluid handling, and mechanical markets. For more information, visit http://www.zeusinc.com.

For more information on Polymathic Analytical Labs, please visit http://www.polymathiclabs.com.

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