Press Releases

NewGen Surgical joins Biden Administration pledge to decarbonize health care sector, make facilities resilient to climate change

November 10, 2022

NewGen Surgical’s leadership recognized by Administration officials at COP27 San Rafael, California, November 10, 2022  – NewGen Surgical was celebrated by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) at the 2022 United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP27) on November 10, 2022, for pledging ongoing action to decarbonize the health…

Clean Production Action (CPA) Announces First-Ever GreenScreen Certified™ Standard for Medical Supplies & Devices

October 25, 2022

NewGen Surgical 5500cc Ring Basin is the First Product to Be Recognized by New GreenScreen Standard for Healthcare Sector San Rafael, California, October 25, 2022   – On October 19, 2022, the nonprofit organization Clean Production Action (CPA) announced the first GreenScreen Certified™ Standard for Medical Supplies & Devices with NewGen Surgical…

R&D and Materials Engineer, Kyle Yue, Joins NewGen Surgical

October 18, 2022

New Position to Accelerate Circular Design Innovation for Products used in the OR, patient care and healthcare packaging.    San Rafael, California, October 18, 2022   – Kyle Yue joined the NewGen team as an R&D Materials Engineer. With a Master’s Degree in Materials Science and Engineering from Penn State University with…

McKinsey’s Values and Value Event to Feature Robert Chase of NewGen Surgical and Samantha Smith of Medtronic

September 20, 2022

Series to Feature Sustainability and ESG Panel on “Design for Sustainability”   San Rafael, California, September 20, 2022- McKinsey’s Values and Value event series convenes ESG leaders from across the Life Sciences industry to discuss the hot topics, questions, wins, and challenges that arise on the path to improving the…

NewGen Surgical™ Earns USDA Certified Biobased Label On All Products

August 23, 2022

San Rafael, California, August 23,2022 – NewGen Surgical™ Inc. announced today that it has earned the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Certified Biobased Product label on all product lines. Managed by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), the BioPreferred Program is an initiative created by the 2002 Farm Bill (and…

NewGen Surgical Signs HHS Pledge to Mobilize Healthcare Sector to Reduce Emissions

June 14, 2022

Company offers plant-based products that can help all healthcare signatories achieve their emissions commitments in their pledge to reduce emissions. Read time: 2 mins San Rafael, California, June 14, 2022  Surgical has signed the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) climate pledge initiative NewGen in partnership with the White House to…

NewGen Surgical to Exhibit at Virtual CleanMed Connect 2021

May 17, 2021

San Rafael, California, May 17, 2021  – NewGen Surgical is pleased to announce its participation in this year’s CleanMed Connect virtual conference. CleanMed is the leading national conference for health care sustainability. It facilitates collaboration between clinicians, community leaders, medical device providers, and health care professionals across thousands of health systems and centers throughout the…

Surgical Pioneer and Innovator Thomas Krummel M.D. joins NewGen Surgical’s Board of Directors

October 27, 2020

Recipient of 2020 William E. Ladd Medal, the highest honor in pediatric surgery, and Chair Emeritus, Department of Surgery Stanford University School of Medicine, Dr. Krummel looks forward to supporting the company and its mission to design sustainable surgical products with reduced environmental impact.   San Rafael, California, October 27,…

Dignity Health achieves 10 ton milestone of eliminating single-use plastic using plant based clinically designed products for the O.R.

October 15, 2020

The milestone demonstrates how small changes can have a big impact San Rafael, California, October 15, 2020 – NewGen Surgical is pleased to announce that Dignity Health has achieved a 10 ton milestone of single-use plastic eliminated from their operating rooms using NewGen Surgical needle counter products.  A needle counter…

Sales and Marketing Executive Elliot Bloom Joins Board of Directors

March 3, 2020

SAN RAFAEL, March 3, 2020 – NewGen Surgical announced today the appointment of new board member Elliot Bloom. Mr. Bloom has extensive sales and sales operations experience in the healthcare and technology industry. Mr. Bloom’s breadth of experience as a sales manager and director in the medical device industry and…

Acterra Announces 14 Finalists for its 2020 Business Environmental Awards

February 5, 2020

PALO ALTO, February 3, 2020— Environmental nonprofit Acterra has selected 14 organizations from six Bay Area counties as finalists for Acterra’s 2020 Business Environmental Awards. The Business Environmental Awards program recognizes exceptional achievements in sustainability among San Francisco Bay Area companies, nonprofits, and public agencies from a variety of sectors.…

NewGen Surgical Welcomes K.C. Low to the NewGen Surgical Team

September 30, 2019

San Rafael, California, September 30, 2019 – K.C. Low has joined NewGen Surgical as  Quality and Regulatory Manager. K.C., a green materials specialist, quality & regulatory professional, and a long time environmental advocate, has over 20 years’ experience in the medical device industry.  Additionally, K.C.’s has extensive knowledge in environmental…