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Magnesium Elektron wins Advanced Manufacturing/Technology Award

SynerMag® magnesium alloy technology used in medical stents, known as scaffolds, was found to be “inspirational” by the judges at last night’s “Made in the North West” awards.

SynerMag® alloy is designed for patient implants that are only required on a temporary basis. The alloy is already the key structural material in Magmaris, the world’s first clinically proven, bioresorbable metallic cardiovascular scaffold, which is manufactured by Biotronik.

“It does its job and then disappears……,” SynerMag® won the award ahead of competition from local companies, Evoke Creative, Virtual Engineering Centre, Morson and d3t.  Paul Lyon, Programme Technology Manager at Magnesium Elektron stated that he was delighted for the team to win this award against such an esteemed group of companies. Read more: