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pilling

[′pil·iŋ]
(textiles)
The formation of little fuzzy balls on a fabric surface caused by the rubbing off of loose ends of fiber too long or strong to break away entirely.
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The Pilling Surgical SurgiClear System is designed to improve visualization by clearing the sinuscope lens of surgical debris and removing blood by irrigating the surgical site during FESS procedures.
Derek Pilling leads the development of Meritage's investment themes and actively sources and evaluates new investment opportunities.
Pilling has a line of approximately 7,000 products including hand-held stainless steel instruments such as clamps, scissors and needle holders; instruments used to direct lasers; and fiber optic equipment.
Pilling has a sales force of 40 highly-trained professionals, as well as 6 Area Sales Vice Presidents, calling on hospitals and hospital networks throughout the United States.
NYSE:TFX), the parent company of MSI's strategic marketing partner, Pilling Weck, acquired approximately 46% ownership of MSI through the purchase of its preferred shareholdings.