HOUSTON, Nov. 4, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Millar, Inc., medical device manufacturer and OEM solutions provider, is pleased to announce an achievement of 50 years serving the life sciences, clinical, and OEM industries. From the company's inception in 1969, Millar has forged a path of innovation from manufacturing the smallest pressure transducer for clinical research, to launching a catheter into space, and creating life-saving medical devices for patients suffering from cardiovascular disease and traumatic brain injuries.
Additionally, Millar products have impacted medical research and discovery from cancer drug development, better insights into heart failure and tumor research, and many other critical medical conditions that have been cited in thousands of peer-reviewed publications. Throughout the company's history, Millar has sought to respond to customer needs and provide the technology and tools that answer medicine's most pressing questions.
The company was founded by Huntly Millar with the goal of providing pioneers in the medical community with the tools needed to make critical decisions to improve diagnosis or advance medical understanding. Quality has always been of the utmost importance as well as providing a collaborative learning environment for employees. Mr. Millar was eager to share his knowledge with any employee that possessed the curiosity to learn and shared his passion for creating world-class pressure sensing products. Today his legacy lives on through Millar's employees, the company culture, and manufacturing excellence.
The company continues to carry out the founding vision by striving to reach a larger patient base through OEM pressure integration solutions. By partnering with other medical device companies and integrating pressure sensors to improve medical device performance or enabling greater functionality, the company's technology and engineering expertise have the ability to enhance more life-saving devices.
"For 50 years, Millar has developed a unique skill set in the medical device industry. No other company in the world has the same depth of knowledge across the complete development cycle of MEMS pressure sensor integration. This expertise, combined with a fast-growing interest in making medical devices smarter, puts Millar in an excellent position to become the pressure sensor integrator of choice for the medical device industry," comments Tim Daugherty, CEO.
Millar employees proudly celebrate this milestone by sharing achievements and memories over the traditional Founder's Day luncheon.