Czuba Enterprises, Inc. is a product design and development firm, headquartered in the greater Chicagoland area. Its principal is Len Czuba who uses his extensive experience working with partner firms to take products, especially medical devices, from concept to market. His depth of materials experience and broad network help his clients get things done quickly. His keen ability to communicate the business needs leading to quick solutions has impressed his list of clients throughout industry. He has a proven track record in completing successful projects. His credentials include issued patents, published papers and numerous technical presentations along with many products still currently in use in the marketplace.
He has more than 35 years of experience in polymer synthesis, compounding and material development in the medical device industry. Prior to the formation of CEI, he was with Baxter Healthcare Corporation in the 70’s, 80’s and 90’s, where he was involved in device engineering, container and new product development. He was responsible for several new material replacements for PVC and holds 15 US patents for his work. He has worked on a wide variety of devices, both implantable and external accessories, used in the health care industry.
In 2004, Mr. Czuba was one of the 100 MD&DI Notable Persons in the medical device industry. He is a frequent conference speaker, moderator and instructor and has given presentations and seminars around the globe.
Mr. Czuba has been an SPE member since 1975, served 30 years on the board of directors of the Medical Plastics Division and has thrice served as the Division Chairman. In May of 2000, Mr. Czuba was inducted to the ranks of Honored Service Member of SPE and in 2015, he was recognized as a Fellow of the Society of Plastics Engineers. In addition, he served in the leadership role as the SPE’s 2005 - 2006 President of the Society. He is now a Distinguished Honored Service Fellow of SPE.