FRANCE - Member of Sterile Barrier Association, AFNOR, CEN, ASTM & ISO Committees • 15 years of expertise in R&D for Medical Device Packaging (holder of 9 patents), Regulatory Affairs, Medical Packaging Qualification
During his 25-year career with Arjowiggins, Christophe SIMON has worked in a variety of technical and management roles, including product, process and application development, as well as market development and operations & business management. In his current role, he is responsible for all the technical and scientific aspects of STERIMED division covering regulatory affairs, technical support, and R&D management. His background is chemistry (graduated engineer from the EPCM high school - University of Strasbourg). Christophe SIMON represents STERIMED on the Sterile Barrier Association (SBA) & on ASTM F02 Committee “Flexible Barrier Packaging”. He is also a member of the technical committees ISO TC198/WG7 “Sterilization of health care products”, CEN TC102/WG4 “Packaging materials” & AFNOR SR95 / GT1 "sterilization Packaging materials”.
FRANCE - STERIMED Customer Technical Support • 10 years at the service of Medical Device Manufacturing industry for packaging qualification and troubleshooting on packaging lines.
Dominique BERNIER has been supporting packaging qualification of medical device manufacturers for more than 10 years, in Europe & Asia markets. His business scope ranges from lab testing evaluation of different types of packaging materials to runnabilility and DOE analysis on form fill seal packaging line, as well as qualification trials within medical device manufacturer facilities and subcontracting companies. Among the latest projects led by his team: flow wrap packaging, new material qualifications for drapes and gowns packaging, packaging development for high speed rotary seal technology, and packaging machine lease implementation with customers.
SINGAPORE - Sterimed sterilizable packaging solutions - Asia Pacific sales • 20 years of sales expertise of packaging materials to Medical Device Manufacturers, Pouches, and Tubing Companies
Tetchiong WONG has been working in the medical device packaging industry in Asia for almost 20 years, supporting companies through technical packaging qualifications and supply of materials. Tet has previously worked for medical device companies, in coating, film manufacturing industry, and for a packaging converting firm specializing in the supply of printed webs, medical film substrates, and pouches. All of them have been Asian based. Today, Tetchiong WONG is in charge of the Asia Pacific market for STERIMED. He has worked on multiple projects relating to the development of innovative packaging solutions available to the medical device industry. He has worked with heavy duty peel pouches as a replacement to film, film packaging materials in an effort to develop synthetic fiber based coated solutions as alternative packaging to flash spunbond HDPE substrates.
SWEDEN - Owner of Loven & Co and co-founder of Flexmed • 25 years of experience in packaging & converting for the medical device industry.
Eva LOVEN has spent the last two decades developing and qualifying tailor made solutions to a number of medical device customers in Europe and Middle East. She has focused on heat seal flexible formable substrates to unique wound care packaging solutions. After several years working for REXAM in Europe, Eva LOVEN has become a partner in FLEXMED, a company offering cold seal coated, grid lacquered, and direct seal packaging top and bottom web materials. Her expertise is the field of 4 side seal and form fill seal packaging technology, cold seal, heat seal breathable webs, printing, and zone coating. She specializes in customer relationship management, with a key focus on technical support through packaging qualification processes, trouble solving and total customer focus.