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The Hope Group assists its customers serving the Life Sciences market by providing the components that meet special requirements for safety and quality. Our knowledge regarding FDA, USP Class VI, and NSF standards enables our sales staff to help engineers and buyers select the right products for their applications in the following:

  • Analytical instrumentation
  • Biopharmaceuticals
  • Biotechnology
  • Diagnostics
  • Healthcare (Biomedical)
  • Medical devices
  • Pharmaceuticals

In partnership with Parker, we have expanded our capabilities for motion control and fluidic system and component solutions in Life Sciences.

Medical Grade Seals & O-Rings

Anti-microbial polymers such as EPDM, NBR, VMQ and FKM are manufactured to FDA, USP Class VI, ISO 10993 and 3-A Sanitary Standards. Parker’s technically advanced sealing devices provide superior sealability, alignment, and material traceability.

Seals and O-Rings
    Seals, Tubing & Molded Shapes
  • Silicone tubing and extrusions
  • FDA, USP Class VI, NSF Gaskets
  • Silicone Dialysis Catheter
  • Embedded RFID tagging
  • Extrusions and lathe cuts
  • USP ‹381› Compliant polyisoprene compounds used in elastomeric closures for medical devices
    Ethylene Propylene, Fluorocarbon, Perfluorinated, Nitrile, Silicone
    All AS568 inch sizes and a wide range of metric sizes (DIN 3771, ISO 3601 and JIS B2401), as well as custom sizes.

Hose, Tubing & Fittings

The Hope Group proudly represents Parker, Dixon Sanitary, HAM-LET, and specialty hose and tubing from Tex-Loc, Page, and Hose Master.

    Specialty Tubing - USP Class VI
  • Silicone, PTFE, FEP, PFA, Fluoropolymers
    Parflex/Thermoplastic Hose - Page International, TexLoc
    Air & Water Fittings - FDA/NSF Compliant
  • Push-to-Connect - Plastic, Composite
    • TrueSeal
    • Prestolok PLS
    • LIQUIFit
    Quick Couplings
  • Thermoplastic - PPL, PPM
  • Accessories - SensoNODE
    Tube Fittings - Including low run custom capabilities
    Stainless Steel
  • Intrumentation Fittings & Valves
  • Sanitary Fittings & Valves
  • Metal Hose
    Custom Assemblies
  • Hose Assemblies
  • Tube Assemblies
  • Manifolds

Compressed Air

    Air Compressors & Dryers
  • Food grade, oil-free compressors - Rotary screw (25-500 HP )
  • Air dryers - Refrigerated, regenerative desiccant
  • Centrifugal blowers & air knives
    Nitrogen Generators & Membrane Air Dryers
  • Membrane generators - Purity 95-99.5%
  • Pressure Swing Adsorption (PSA) generators - Purity 99.9995%
    Vaccum Systems
  • Oil-less/dry - Central vacuum, combined pressure and vacuum pumps
  • Air/Gas central vacuum systems - Medical/surgical
    Field Service
    Preventive Maintenance, Installation, and 24/7 Emergency Repair
    Air System Design/Rebuild
  • Air Audits - Air leak detection, energy consumption
  • Design - Demand, air quality, supply, storage, distribution and control
  • Installations - Compressed air systems and piping
  • Rebuilds - Airend rebuilds

Process Solutions

There are many applications that we have provided solutions for including:

  • Fluid handling and control
  • Automated positioning systems
  • System integration for fluidic and
    motion control

Our primary focus has been the OEM looking for innovation and engineering expertise to help reduce the cost of doing business. Solutions offered include:

  • Reduced design cycles
  • Collaborative engineering
  • Rapid prototyping
  • Reduced labor costs
  • Shorter lead times
  • Improved performance

Our in-house engineering staff and our 60,000 square foot ISO 9001:2015 certified manufacturing facility provides our customers with access to the latest technologies to meet their needs. Our team can provide:

  • Component selection
  • CAD drawings
  • Full documentation
  • Critical design reviews
  • System integration
  • Custom manufacturing

Manufacturing Solutions

When a medical instrument manufacturer is ready to bring a new product to market, in partnership with Parker, we can provide complete assemblies including manifold, valves, electronics, wiring, tubing, fittings, seals, filters and regulators. Other product manufacturers can look to us for precision positioning systems with integral servomotors, drives, and controllers; as well as motion control assemblies and structural aluminum framing and guards. It is our expanding expertise in all aspects of the modern manufacturing environment that makes The Hope Group ideally positioned to meet the needs of the Life Science manufacturer. Our expertise in Fluid Connectors, Seals, Pneumatic Automation, Process Control Filtration, Instrumentation and engineered solutions makes us an ideal partner for Life Science manufacturers.



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