COVID-19

Yukon Medical Granted Formal Approval to Sell ClearTip™ Swabs in the European Union

DURHAM, N.C., May 18, 2021 - Durham-based medical device company Yukon Medical announced today that it has been granted formal approval to sell ClearTip™ swabs (specimen collection devices) in the European Union. The announcement comes four months after the domestic listing of ClearTip swabs with the US...

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An Interview with Gilero’s Vice President of Business Development

Clayton Roberts joined Gilero in 2019 as the Director of Business Development. He brought with him more than 20 years of experience in component design, molding, and contract manufacturing. Clayton is an essential touchpoint for all current Gilero customers and new business opportunities. What does the Vice...

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Yukon Medical Receives NIH Funding for ClearTip™ Collection Swabs

DURHAM, N.C., January 12, 2021 - Yukon Medical today announced it has been awarded up to $9.4 million by the National Institutes of Health (NIH), Rapid Acceleration of Diagnostics (RADxSM) initiative to expedite the launch of the company’s non-absorbent, injection-molded ClearTip™ swabs used for the collection of...

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SCONE Medical Solutions Inc. Receives EUA for Self-Contained Negative Pressure Environment

MORRISVILLE, N.C., December 21, 2020 - SCONE Medical Solutions Inc. announced today that their product, the Self-Contained Negative Pressure Environment (SCONE™) has been cleared by FDA and is available for sale to hospitals in the United States. The SCONE™ uses negative pressure technology to create "active" barrier...

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An End-of-Year Interview with Gilero’s CEO

It’s safe to say that 2020 did not go the way any of us planned.  I sat down (virtually, of course) with Ted Mosler, Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Gilero, to discuss the state of the company and plans for the future as this year finally...

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Governor of North Carolina Visits Gilero Manufacturing Facility

Yesterday, North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper visited Gilero’s manufacturing facility in Pittsboro, NC. As a medical device company, Gilero felt compelled to find a way to help during the early days of the pandemic.  This past spring, Gilero quickly designed, developed, and began manufacturing a protective face...

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Gilero Scales Up Face Shield Production

Since the World Health Organization characterized COVID-19 as a pandemic in March 2020, Gilero has been working on a number of initiatives to help alleviate shortages of necessary medical equipment. Utilizing our experienced team of design engineers and deep knowledge of the medical device industry, we began...

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North Carolina Working with Local Manufacturers to Make Critical Supplies

RALEIGH, N.C. - North Carolina is working with local manufacturers to shift their production to make critical medical supplies.   In March, Governor Roy Cooper established the state’s Task Force for Emergency Repurposing of Manufacturing (TFERM) to increase the amount of protective gear made here at home....

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Gilero’s Pittsboro, NC Facility Shifts to Face Shield Manufacturing

This article was written by Zachary Horner, Chatham News + Record Staff, and published in Chatham News + Record. The full article can be found here. PITTSBORO — As companies and businesses around the world shift their production focus to making products designed to help fight the...

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Improvised Cotton Facemask and 3D Printed Face Shield: Step-by-Step Instructions

As COVID-19 continues to overwhelm communities on a global scale, PPE for healthcare workers and caregivers is in short supply.  Gilero has developed designs for an improvised cotton facemask and a 3D printed face shield that can be used when medical grade PPE is not available.  We...

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