MD&DI Names Dr. Walter W. Mosher One of its 100 Notable People in the Medical Device Industry
San Fernando, CA (June 17, 2004) - Precision Dynamics Corporation (PDC), a global leader in automatic wristband identification, is proud to announce that the editors of Medical Device & Diagnostic Industry (MD&DI) have selected Dr. Walter W. Mosher as one of the magazine's 100 notable people. Dr. Mosher is featured in the June 2004 issue of MD&DI.
"We selected our 100 notable people on the basis of their contributions to the medical device and healthcare industries" said John Bethune, editorial director for Canon Communications publishers of MD&DI. "The individuals chosen reflect the outstanding achievements of the people behind today's medical technology."
The medical device industry is well known for its technology, a central aspect that MD&DI covers in its publication. Less often noted are the outstanding people without whom that technology would not exist. The June issue marks the first MD&DI special tribute to 100 of these individuals.
Precision Dynamics Corporation was co-founded in 1956 by Dr. Mosher who currently holds the office of CTO and is chairman of the board. PDC is an innovator in the design, production and distribution of patient identification and healthcare products. Dr. Mosher served as President and CEO of PDC from 1957 until 2002-the first year PDC generated over $50 million. With its focus on quality, the company received its ISO-9001: 2000 designation in 1995 and its ISO-13485: 2003 designation in 2004.
Dr. Mosher received his Doctorate of Philosophy in Engineering with Distinction from the University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA) and has received numerous patents in the field of patient identification. Dr. Mosher is involved in numerous professional, business, government and community organizations.
In addition to his responsibilities at PDC, Mosher is a member of or serves on the board of various organizations including, the Advanced Medical Technology Association, Health Industry Business Communications Council, Southern California Biomedical Council, Valley Industry Commerce Association, Valley Economic Development Center, San Fernando Policy Advisory Council, Valley Family Center, and the Economic Alliance.
About Precision Dynamics
With nearly 50 years of experience, PDC is the global leader and pacesetter in the development of automatic identification wristband systems and quality healthcare products. The company introduced the first patient bar code ID wristband in 1984 and radio frequency identification (RFID) wristbands in 2000. PDC also provides premium healthcare products for labor & delivery, urology, and other applications. PDC is committed to 100% quality in service, design, and manufacturing. This is substantiated by their ISO-9001: 2000 and ISO-13485: 2003 certification at their main facility in San Fernando, CA. Plans to establish certification at their new facility in Tijuana, Mexico are underway. For more information, visit www.pdcorp.com.
MD&DI has been published since 1979 by Canon Communications LLC. It is the leading industry publication, covering all aspects of the medical device sector. Canon Communications is a prominent publisher, trade show producer, conference organizer, and digital media company serving the medical device, packaging, plastics, electronics, semiconductor, design engineering, and other advanced technology markets. Canon Communications is a portfolio company of VS&A Communications Partners II, LP, the private equity affiliate of media merchant bank Veronis Suhler Stevenson.