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Connector systems provider ODU-USA (Camarillo, CA; www.odu-usa.com) has redesigned its Web site, streamlining its navigation tools to help users find connectors to suit their application needs. The site features detailed images of product lines and a technical library of product specifications. . . . The Polymer Technology Group Inc. (Berkeley, CA; www.polymertech.com), a biomaterials company, has earned ISO 13485:2003 certification from BSI Management Systems (Reston, VA; www.bsiamericas.com). The company has also received ISO 9001:2000 recertification from BSI. . . . Components provider Tyco Electronics (Harrisburg, PA; www.tycoelectronics.com) has added a 5640-sq ft Class 8 cleanroom to its facility in Greensboro, NC, for particulate-free molding of plastic parts. The company will use the cleanroom to manufacture medical-grade parts such as surgical disposables, invasive devices, and surgical filter housings. . . . Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics (Aurora, OH; www.saint-gobain.com) has acquired IFK Isofluor GmbH (Nuess, Germany; www.isofluor.de), a manufacturer of fluoropolymer tubing.