August 9, 2016 Medical device leader Dr. James Oberhauser will keynote the Spotlight™ conference in California this November Graham Engineering Corporation director of business development – extrusion, Steve Maxson, announces the first Spotlight™ Medical Extrusion & Secondary Operations Conference to be held November 10th in Irvine, California. “The focus of our Spotlight conferences is on medical extrusion and secondary operations such as surface treatment, drilling, laser processing, over-molding, and braiding for catheters and delivery systems,” explains Maxson who is the conference organizer. “I am very excited that we were able to secure Dr. James Oberhauser, a medical device industry leader, as the keynote presenter. From 2007 to 2015 Dr. Oberhauser led the product development of Abbott Vascular’s Absorb™ Bioresorbable Vascular Scaffold (BVS), which was recently approved by the FDA. This is the biggest development in medical devices related to the treatment of coronary artery disease in many years,” stated Maxson. Graham Engineering Corporation intends to organize two Spotlight™ Conferences annually in varying locations to address important developments and new technologies in medical extrusion and secondary operations. Steve Maxson’s background combines disciplines from the fields of medical extrusion technology and medical device manufacturing. His career includes roles with Raumedic Inc., Vante, and American Kuhne, now a brand of Graham Engineering Corporation.