Creative Technologies Worldwide

W. L. Gore & Associates, Inc.

Gore is a technology-driven global company built on entrepreneurial innovation, integrity, and teamwork. Through our product leadership, we've been changing lives and changing industries, for more than 60 years.


We make vascular grafts, endovascular and interventional devices, and surgical meshes used by healthcare professionals to improve the lives of patients worldwide. Saving lives and improving the quality of life for patients is at the core of everything we do. This meaningful work gives purpose to our lives and inspires us to create solutions that make a difference in the lives of others. Our dynamic team culture fosters innovation and collaboration across our global network. The result is the creation of products designed to work in harmony with the natural anatomy and mimic healthy conditions.

For more than 40 years, our level of performance has matched the performance of our medical devices–reliable, durable, and effective. As we move forward, we will continue to lead the way by raising standards and improving care for more patients, while providing viable options for more physicians, providers, and payers.

Our devices include vascular grafts, endovascular and interventional devices, surgical meshes, sutures, and staple line reinforcement materials. With more than 45 million devices implanted worldwide, we are a world leader in membrane technology and biomaterials.

“Known for our innovation and distinctive team culture, we work closely with healthcare professionals to solve some of the most complex medical challenges of today and tomorrow.”

Coronary Intervention

GORE® CARDIOFORM Septal Occluder

As a result of Gore’s long-standing effort to solve complex challenges through physician collaboration, this innovative minimal wall injury design features two independent, conformable discs to span and cover the anatomy, allowing for rapid endothelialization. It is a permanent implant consisting of a nitinol wire frame covered with a thin ePTFE membrane. The ePTFE material, invented and manufactured by Gore has been used in open-heart surgery for more than 35 years with a history of proven safety in medical implants.

Download product brochure