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Bella the Bride to be unveiled at MD&M East 2016 by Beacon Converters and DuPont Protection Solutions
June 13, 2016
Bella is a sculpture commissioned by Beacon Converters to bring attention to the recyclability of medical packaging waste. The name Bella was chosen to honor the wife of William Francis Daly, the founder of Beacon Converters.
The train of the gown is covered with more than 400 flowers, which also are made from discarded Tyvek®, a high-density polyethylene (HDPE) material that is a sterile barrier protection used for medical devices and supplies. The flowers on the train, as well as those used for the bouquet, were handcrafted by hundreds of healthcare industry professionals from hospitals, manufacturers and educational institutions across the United States. The gown will be showcased in a special display near the registration area in the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center.
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