New Video from B. Braun OEM Division Showcases How Sterilization Methods Affect Selection of Medical Device Valves

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Online video offers direction on how valves can influence sterilization process.

A new video from B. Braun’s OEM Division (, informs customers how valve selection can influence the ability to sterilize a medical device. The short video appears on the new resource center on B. Braun’s website.

Presented by Joel Bartholomew, Innovation Manager at B. Braun, the video explains that the location and integration of the valve into the device can impact sterilization. The video advocates customers using the valve supplier’s expertise to gain insight into potential issues as well as resolutions such as alternative sterilization methods or selection of a different valve.

B. Braun’s OEM Division provides one of the industry’s most extensive selection of valves for medical devices.

For more information, contact B. Braun’s OEM Division toll free at 866-8-BBRAUN or visit

About B. Braun’s OEM Division
B. Braun’s OEM Division ( delivers complete contract manufacturing capabilities focusing on fluid administration and admixture products, kits, valves, catheters and interventional accessories. OEM takes customers’ designs from the earliest stages through design prototyping, assembly, packaging and sterilization. The OEM Division of B. Braun Medical Inc. is based in Bethlehem, Pa.

About B. Braun
B. Braun Medical Inc. (B.Braun), a leader in infusion therapy and pain management, develops, manufactures, and markets innovative medical products and services to the healthcare industry. The Company is committed to eliminating preventable treatment errors and enhancing patient, clinician and environmental safety. Guided by its “Sharing Expertise®” philosophy, B.Braun continuously exchanges knowledge with customers, partners and clinicians to address the critical issues of improving care and lowering costs.

The B.Braun Group of Companies in the U.S. includes B.Braun, B. Braun Interventional Systems, Aesculap® and CAPS®. B.Braun’s U.S. headquarters is located in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. The B.Braun Group of Companies employs more than 50,000 employees in more than 60 countries throughout the world. To learn more about B.Braun visit


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