Braile Biomédica

Português Inglês Espanhol
1968
- First edition of Veja magazine, published on September 11, 1968, with article about the cardiovascular surgeon Full Professor Domingo Braile and his pioneering and leading edge spirit.

 2001
- Obtaining ISO 9002-94 Certification for the manufacturing process of "Stent-Grafts".
- Launches of new products: the Heart Lung Machine BEC-2000, Cardiotomy Reservoir  RC-2000, Venous Reservoir RV-2000 and Venous Cannula. (PHOTO)
- Improving of Cleanrooms aiming at meeting GMP (Good Manufacturing Practices) requirements.
- Acquisition of Machining, Electroerosion and Injection major stations.

 










2002
- New Products Launches: MINICEC System, Microprocessor Pressure Monitor, Measuring Unit for Cardiopulmonary Bypass (CPB), Thoracic Retractor, Double Stage Cannula.
- Braile Biomédica's portal on the Internet reaches over 200 thousand visitors.
- Biological Materials Manufacturing Department reaches the mark of 35,341 manufacturing of Bovine Pericardium Valves, 21,881 Porcine Valves; 851 Stentless Pericardial Valves and 306 Stentless Porcine Valves.
- Implementation of the Labor Gymnastic routine for employees of all sectors of the company, fulfilling the goal of preventing disease and improving employees? quality of life.
- Implementation of meals (breakfast and lunch) for all company's employees, including dinner (for those who work at night).
- Implementation of "Força Jovem" project for young learners from Arprom and Fulbeas who work in the company. Such project aims at improving personal and professional growth of these young people assisted by the local philanthropic entities. Through specific activities (courses, lectures, studies monitoring and psychologist support) these young employees learn activities that may work for a better and fair future. In addition, they have English and computing classes.

- Achievement of the ISO 9002 International Quality Certification, granted by the Italian Certification Company RINA (Registro Italiano Navale) to all manufacturing systems of bovine pericardium, porcine and stentless biological valves (re-certification) and their performance devices, blood cardioplegia solutions and disposable products. An unprecedented achievement in the Brazilian industry segment.









2003
- Development of the Inferior Vena Cava Filter complying with extensive preclinical in vitro and in vivo animal study protocols.
- Achievement of ISO 9001-2000 Quality System Certification for the whole manufacturing areas of the Company.
- Increase of exportation of Braile Biomédica's products to Afghanistan due to attacks of Sept. 11.
- Braile Biomédica's Internet webpage reaches more than 300 thousand visits.
- For the first time the Indian surgeons use Braile Biomédica's products.
- Braile Biomédica participates of an invitation for bid for selling products to the Saudi Arabia Ministry of Health. U.S. market shows interest to use Braile Biomédica's stents and oxygenators. 

 
 

2004

- Braile Biomédica concludes the new facilities.
- Achievement of ISO 9001-2000 Quality System Certification for the whole manufacturing areas of the Company.

- Manufacturing of Oxygenators using new generation membranes.
- Braile Biomédica's webpage reaches 500 thousand visits.
- The Ambassador of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Brazil and President of Interforum Global - Intercâmbio e Desenvolvimento, Dulce Maria Pereira becomes excited about the example of management, awareness of social responsibility and environmental preservation.
- Only 9% of the Braile Biomédica's staff has not yet graduated. Overall, 346 employees responded to the survey that also found that: 53.75% has full High School, 14.74% has graduation and 0.29% full Ph.D degree.
- Braile Biomédica occupies a privileged place among the 5,000 largest companies in the Medical Device subsector in 2002 and is among the 1500 largest companies by sector performance according research published by the Miguel Calmon Institute - IMIC.
- Braile Biomédica achieves recommendation for ISO 9001:2000 Certification for manufacturing systems of its products.
- Researches on low resistance oxygenator developed by Braile Biomédica are performed in sheep aiming at the clinical application in newborn patients with severe respiratory failure.

- Once again Braile Biomédica is certified by Abrinq Foudation with Child Friendly Company Program seal.
-Two representatives of African countries governments visit Braile Biomédica aiming at increasing business between the two continents, opening up excellent new business opportunities.
- Experimental surgery in calf tests new Support Blood Pump. The surgery was performed by Italian and Brazilian researchers.
- Virginie Personne, a French engineer who works in Corevalve (a French company) assesses catheter whose valve is manufactured by Braile Biomédica.

- Braile Biomédica exceeds the 71,000 mark of biological valves manufactured. Valves manufactured by Braile Biomédica: from 1977 to 2004: 41,587 stented bovine pericardium valves,  from 1992 to 2004: 1122 stentless bovine pericardium valves, from 1991 to 2004: 28,156 stented porcine valves, from 1993 to 2004: 297 stentless porcine valves.
- The product Inferior Vena Cava Filter (indicated for venous thrombosis), manufactured by the company was a prominent topic on the websites www.saudebusiness.com.br and www.hospitalar.com.br.
- Achievement of Good Manufacturing Practices Certificate, after inspection performed by members of ANVISA - National Health Surveillance Agency. The GMP is an essential certificate for the company to market its products toward the domestic market and abroad.
- Braile Biomédica participates of the VII Annual Meeting of SOBRICE (Brazilian Society of Interventional Radiology and Endovascular Surgery), that took place in Rio de Janeiro. This is the main minimally invasive medicine event in Brazil.



 2005
- Employees earn leisure area of 2 square meters with a soccer field, volleyball court, kiosk and changing rooms.
- Braile Biomédica participates in studies of stem cells in cardiac procedure in the region of São José do Rio Preto.
- Braile Biomédica conquers Prêmio Hospital Best 2004, guide of excellence of the hospital market.
- Braile Biomédica is featured at Estadão newspaper with an article titled "Prosthesis made in the country saves hearts worldwide."
- "A Semana" ("The Week", the company's biweekly journal) celebrates 10 years with exposure of all editions.
- FINEP (Research and Projects Financing) can fund future projects of Braile Biomédica.
- Braile Biomédica is champion of Copa Roller/Sesi de Futsal.
- Braile Biomedica has a strong presence in the 32nd Congress of BSCVS (Brazilian Society of Cardiovascular Surgery) in Vitória, Espírito Santo.
- Braile Biomédica participates for the 3rd time of Prêmio SESI de Qualidade Total no Trabalho.
- A 40-foot container from Braile Biomédica is sent to Buenos Aires, Argentina.
- "Volunteers of the Heart" (Group of volunteers from Braile Biomédica) surprises and manages almost two tons of food to needy families.
- Recycling in Braile Biomédica preserves the environment and respects life.
- Dr. Patrícia Braile gets title of Master in Law at PUC/SP.
- 40-foot container, filled with products from Braile Biomédica, is sent to Pakistan.
- Exports up. Braile Biomédica's products are already in 22 countries.
- Braile Biomédica is overall champion at Jois (Jogos Industriais do Sesi) for the second time.
- Products obtain excellence from INPE. The quality of the BEC - 2000 and Vacuum Monitor impresses researchers from the National Institute for Space Research in São José dos Campos, São Paulo.
- Braile Biomédica is featured in the CIEE Bulletin (Centre for Integration Company-School) as a company that supports the stage as a source of mutual experience.
- Braile Biomédica is featured at Brazil-Tec International Fair of Brazil Technology, Anhembi, São Paulo.
- New centrifugal for Newborn Heat Exchanger is developed.
 
- Unit II of Braile Biomédica is inaugurated at Distrito Industrial.
- Braile Biomédica achieves Abrinq Foundation renewal of the Child-Friendly Company Certificate.
- Braile Biomédica is between 5,000 largest companies in Brazil. Name was published in Yearbook of Business Performance Magazine. Braile takes up the 1951 position.
- Braile Biomédica portal receives more than 1 million visits.
- Romania sends to Braile Biomédica auditors from OTDM-Technical Office of Medical Device, designated by the Romania Ministry of Health.
- New machine from Machining Center comes to the company. In addition to machine parts with complex profiles, it has precision measurements.





2006
- Year starts with the visit of Full Professor Adib Jatene, former minister of health.  
- Experimental Unit of Braile Biomédica in fast-paced construction.
- Braile Biomédica is featured at the 33rd Congress of the BSCVS in Salvador, Bahia.
- Departments of Engineering and Cannulas introduce new products. Cannulas come to market with cutting edge technology.
- Braile Biomédica sends container with Oxygenators and accessories for Karachi, Pakistan.
- Report on Braile Biomédica is featured in the special section of Estadão newspaper.
- Braile Biomédica is approved in the ISO 9001-2000 revision. The certification RINA (Registro Italiano Navale), audited the company's departments.
- Prince Charles Emmanuel Yace, Ivory Coast, visits Braile Biomédica.
- Labor Gymnastics of Braile Biomédica is featured at Bom Dia newspaper as a company that invests in employee health.
- Americans of the Second Baptist Church of Conway, Arkansas (USA), meet the company.
- Bottleneck machine for plastic tubes used in catheters for quick replacement is developed in the company.
- Braile Biomédica acquires new Electrical Injection Machine.
- Braile Biomédica's stand is success in North/Northeast Congress of Cardiology, XXVIII North/Northeast of Cardiovascular Surgery Congress and VI Congress of Cardiology of Alagoas, in Maceió.
- Braile Biomédica reaches record for export to the European Union.
- Doctors and businessmen from Angolan visit Braile Biomédica.
- Braile Biomédica is the champion for the third time of JOIS (Jogos Industriários do Sesi).

- Injection Parts Department has new equipments. The sector has dehumidification system and controlled feeding of raw material.
- IPT (Institute for Technological Research) proposes partnership to Braile Biomédica. The idea is to provide technological support to reduce costs and improve competitiveness.
- Braile Biomédica has Anvisa recertification of Good Manufacturing Practices.

- Braile Biomédica supports Projeto Pescar, which qualifies disadvantaged youth and forwards them to the labor market.
- Braile Biomédica is the 2nd best company in the state of São Paulo in Quality at Work.
- Colombian cardiologists Juan F. Vélez and Martha Perez, from Medellin, visit Braile.
- Braile Biomédica has unpublished research on Stem Cells. PhD Ana Paula Marques and PhD Rosa Kawasaki present research results with human umbilical cord.
- Braile Biomédica supports Company-University Technology integration.
- Diário da Região newspaper launches special supplement on the Medicine of São José do Rio Preto where Braile Biomédica is cited as a synonym for technology.
- Professionals from Braile prepare technical standards for Heart Lung Machine, available on the site of ABNT (Brazilian Technical Standards Association).
- Braile Biomédica displays products at SoBrice, IX Congress of the Brazilian Society of Interventional Radiology and Cardiovascular Surgery.
- Abrinq Foundation renews accreditation of Braile Biomedical as a "Child Friendly Company".
- Lots of Valves shipped to Austria.
- Professionals from Centro de Investigações Médico Cirúrgico (CIMEQ) from La Habana, Cuba, visit Braile.
- Braile Biomédica is the best in the state of São Paulo in award Best Companies to Stage of CIEE (Centre for Integration Company School).
- Braile's stand is one of the most visited in the IX Brazilian Congress of Flebology and Lymphology in Rio Preto.



2007
- Agitação magazine, of CIEE (Centre for Integration Company School), highlights Braile Biomédica for the conquest of the third place in award Best Companies to Stage in the State of São Paulo.
- Ecuadorian doctors visit Braile Biomédica.

- Department of Tooling gets Robofil 240 sl. The wire EDM machine has 5 axes, automatic passing wire and 2D programming.
- Tooling Department is audited and received ISO certification.
- The General Consul of the Republic of San Marino and Counselor of the Italian-Brazilian Cultural Institute (ICIB) visit Braile.
- Special paper booklet of Bom Dia newspaper to commemorate 155 years of São José do Rio Preto, Braile Biomédica is highlighted as a company that exports life.
- Braile Biomédica's stand is success in the Second Meeting of Neurosurgery and First Meeting of Endovascular Surgery of Criva, in Rio Preto.
- Canadians from Rotary Club visit Braile Biomédica.
- Li Jiaoyun, General Consul of China and Lu Yuzhong from China, accompanied by the lawyer Dr. Durval de Noronha, visit Braile and leave doors open for negotiations.
- 34th Congress of BSCVS, at Costão do Santinho, Santa Catarina, has the presence of Braile Biomédica.
- Department of Electromechanical develops digital control for motors. New control uses a microcontroller and the whole process of motor control of BEC's is digitalized.
- Cuban doctors visiting Braile Biomédica.
- Braile Biomédica is among the 50 best companies to stage in the state of São Paulo.
- For the seventh consecutive year, Braile Biomédica receives from Abrinq Foundation the renewal of accreditation as "Child Friendly Company".  
- End-of-The-Year Celebration of Braile Biomédica presents show with virtuoso guitarist Luca Bulgarini.
 


2008
- Braile supports and participates in "1ª Corrida e Caminhada da Industria" held by CIESP.
- Company launches Employee Handbook.
- Braile donates blankets to the Social Solidarity Fund of Rio Preto.
- Braile has a strong presence in the Hospital Fair 2008 and the North and Northeast XXVIII Congress of Clinics Cardiology and XX Congress of Cardiac Surgery in São Paulo.
- Heart Embraer: Company is featured in Estadão newspaper.
- Speaker of the House of Representatives, Arlindo Chinaglia, visits Braile Biomédica.

- Braile Biomédica supports booklet of drug prevention.
- Full Professor Domingo Braile and the company's stand are featured at the XII Jornada IMC-Famerp of Angiology and Vascular Surgery of Rio Preto.

- For the fifth time (fourth consecutive) Braile achieves the overall champion trophy of Jois.
- International Symposium on Embolotherapy Techniques - Embolution 2008, has Braile's stand.
- Young entrepreneurs visiting Braile in search of knowledge.
- With the support of Braile, the II "Simpósio Caipira de Cirurgia Cardiovascular" is held.
- Braile displays products in the I International Congress of Aortic Surgery and IX Meeting of Angiology and Vascular Surgery in Porto Alegre/RS.
 

- Braile wins the regional prize SESI of Quality at Work.
- 25 years of Braile Biomédica: a company celebrates silver anniversary from September.
- Tribute of Industry: Dr. Braile receives recognition of CIESP on night of great emotion.

- Braile is an example of innovation in the magazine "Pequenas Empresas, Grandes Negócios".
- Success Story: The 10th anniversary of the "Telecurso 2000" of Braile Biomédica.
- Strong presence of Braile at the 8th Congress of the Brazilian Society of Diagnostic and Therapeutics Neuroradiology (SBNRDT), 11th Congress of the Brazilian Society of Interventional Radiology and Endovascular Surgery (Sobrice) and 6th Congress of the Brazilian Iberolatino American Society of Interventionism (SIDI), Costa do Sauípe/BA.
- Braile Biomédica and its employees are Santa's helper and deliver gifts for 131 children.

- Braile launches Life Support Extracorporeal Oxygenation (ECMO and ECLA).

 











2009
- New software EMS-Datasul begins to be deployed in Braile and has already shown advantages and economy.
- Finishing of works of the surgical experimentation campus of Braile Biomédica composed of Tests Laboratory and Experimental Surgery Center.
- Second generation takes over presidency of Braile Biomédica. Full Professor Domingo Braile and PhD Maria Cecília take over the Board of Trustees of the company. Dr. Patrícia Braile Verdi takes over as Chairman and Dr. Valéria Braile Sternieri as Vice Chairman.
- To celebrate the 70th birthday of Full Professor Domingo Braile a ceremony is held on surgical experimentation campus of the company: Laboratory Tests "Dr. Lino Braile and Dr. Lino Ítalo Braile" and Experimental Surgery Center Full Professor E. J. Zerbini. Then, the presentation of the Regimental Band of the Military Police takes place.
- Braile Biomédica's products are featured at the 35th Congress of the BSCVS in São Paulo.
- Surgery in sheep is the first performed at the Experimental Surgery Center Full Professor E. J. Zerbini.


- Braile Biomédica presents products at International Congress on Endovascular Surgery (CICE), in São Paulo.


- Braile Biomédica participates on the 36th Brazilian Congress of Cardiovascular Surgery, held in Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais.


- First Bifurcated Stent-graft deployed in Acre State is of Braile Endovascular. 

 - Braile participates on the 12th Feimafe and 10th Quality. Largest trade fair of machine tools and metrology equipment in Latin America. Company shows the evolution of Brazilian technology in the health field. 

- In the media. Braile's products used in surgery presented in Fantástico.

- Braile in Estadão newspaper. Braile's Research on Stem Cells, in scientific cooperation with Famerp, UNESP and USP is national highlight.
- CNN TV of Mexico highlights the success of Braile Biomédica's products in Feimafe.
- Braile's product is featured at "Jornal da Record" in a story on Transcatheter Heart Valve implant at Paulista School of Medicine in São Paulo (EPM).
- Full Professor Domingo Braile receives AC&T Technology Award.
- Study Groups aggregate knowledge. Initiative of the Board of Braile Biomédica encourages training throughout the company.
- Departments fit the new basis for information technology and business.
- "Roda Viva" of Cardiology: Domingo Braile Institute promotes Vanguard Symposium in Cardiology.



2010
- 2010 Interbio Futsal: With 90 athletes, the biggest sports tournament of Braile Biomédica starts.
- Braile visits MD&M West, the largest international trade fair for components and devices for medical industry in Anaheim, California, USA.
- Braile's products are used in unprecedented transplantation in Rio Preto. Newborn receives new heart in HB.

- Electromechanical Department presents new Ecobec, completely remodeled and more modern.
- Braile Biomédica participates in the 37th Congress of the Brazilian Society of Cardiovascular Surgery, in Belém, Pará
- DOMINUS is launched in Belém
- Successful partnership: 1st Meeting of Representatives and Distributors marks a new era of Braile Biomédica with business partners.
- Braile company receives the Seal of solidarity company.
- Braile renews certification of Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP). 

 - DOMINUS is success at CICE 2010 in São Paulo.
- Braile Oncology's products being introduced in the Câncer Hospital in Barretos.
- Encouraging Research: In an unprecedented accomplishment, Braile Biomédica has approved four projects at once in a FINEP (Study and Project Financing Institution) announcement.
- Board concludes MBA in PDA - Partnership for the Development of Shareholders - at Dom Cabral Foundation.
- "Troféu São Francisco": São Francisco Hospital at Santa Casa de Misericórdia of Porto Alegre/RS, completes 80 years of foundation and honors the great names of cardiology, including Dr. Domingo Braile.
- Search for life: TV TEM, an affiliate of Rede Globo, features Braile as feature in innovation and medical research.
- Students of Perfusion at Incor and Unicamp visit Braile.
- Braile at XIII Journey of Angiology and Vascular Surgery IMC/Famerp.
- Great names in cardiac surgery in Rio Preto, in the "III Simpósio Caipira", advances the specialty.
- Dr. Braile is honored at the "III Simpósio Caipira".
- Indian Businessmen visit Braile Biomédica.
- Full Professor Adib Jatene visits his friend Full Professor Domingo Braile, in São José do Rio Preto.
- American businessmen visit Braile Biomédica.
- Braile volunteers participate in another "Caravana da Cidadania" of Acirp.
- Our Endoprostheses in China: products are presented by heart surgeon from Cascavel/PR, at "The Sixth International Stroke Summit" in Nanjing.
- Dr. Braile featured at "Revista Pesquisa FAPESP", physician, researcher and inventor tells how to build a cardiac device company in the interior of São Paulo.



2011
- US-based NGO, Children's HeartLink, to support specialized treatment of children with heart disease, visits Braile Biomédica.
- Braile consolidates partnership with the Cancer Hospital of Barretos.
- Proud to be Brazilian. Braile Biomédica shines with futuristic and national technology stand on the 38th Brazilian Congress of Cardiovascular Surgery in Porto Alegre.
- CICE 2011. Braile is present in event of the endovascular area that brought together experts from all over Brazil and abroad.
- Braile company receives the 2010 Seal of Solidarity Company.  
- Small remarkable. Braile Biomédica's stand draws attention for its innovation and product quality at the 1st International Course of Vascular Surgery, Gramado, RS.
- "Braile is top" says ANVISA, during a lecture in 2011 HOSPITALAR.
- Colombians from Cardiovascular Foundation of Bucaramanga visit Braile.