Steve Maxson Joins Fermatex as Vice President of Marketing and Sales

WALL, N.J., February 5, 2018 – Fermatex Vascular Technologies Inc. (formerly Gore-Jersey Shore and most notably Adam Spence Corporation), a leading supplier of reinforced medical tubing and catheter subassemblies, announced today that Steve Maxson has joined the company as vice-president. Steve will be responsible for all sales, marketing and customer service activities for the company.

“I’m very pleased to have Steve join the Fermatex team at this exciting time of transition and growth. His technical experience and commitment to responsive service will ensure that we remain focused on our customers’ needs and continue to deliver the highest quality medical tubing solutions to our medical device customers,” said Mike Janish, CEO of Fermatex.

Steve joins Fermatex with more than 20 years experience in extrusion and medical component manufacturing, most recently as Director of Global Business Development at American Kuhne, where he was responsible for sales, marketing, product development and M&A activities.

“I am very excited to become part of the Fermatex team. The company’s extrusion technology and technical expertise is legendary and highly valued by our medical device customers,” Steve said. He added, “I am proud to be part of the next chapter in this storied company’s history.” Steve will be with Fermatex exhibiting at Booth 1577 at the MD&M West show in Anaheim, Calif. on February 6-8, 2018.

About Fermatex Vascular Technologies

Fermatex designs and manufactures highly engineered medical extrusions, braid reinforced extrusions and catheter sub-assemblies for many of the world’s leading medical device OEMS.  Originally founded as Adam Spence Corporation in 1960, the company was acquired by WL Gore in 2004 and sold to Vance Street Capital in 2017. The company was a pioneer in the contract design and manufacture of medical devices and has been providing extrusions to the medical device industry for more than 55 years. Fore more information please visit:

About Vance Street Capital LLC

Vance Street Capital is a Los Angeles-based private equity firm, which invests in middle-market businesses in the medical, aerospace, defense and industrial sectors. For more than two decades, Vance Street’s partners have worked with management, family owners and other co-investors to accelerate revenue growth, improve operations and acquire strategic assets for the companies in their investment portfolio. For more information please visit:


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