Brentwood buys Mexico cleanroom facility

Brentwood Industries (Reading, Pa.) has expanded its manufacturing capabilities by purchasing a cleanroom facility in Tijuana, Mexico. It plans to open the facility in early 2018. This new purchase is the second facility of Brentwood’s that is dedicated to customers thermoformed medical packaging. “We’ve been evaluating expansion into Tijuana for a number of years, particularly considering

Medtech stories we missed this week: Sept. 15, 2017

From Acera Surgical and Telos Medical’s partnership to Xtant Medical’s 510(k) clearance, here are seven medtech stories we missed this week but thought were still worth a mention. 1. Acera Surgical partners with Telos Medical for Restrata wound matrix trial Telos Partners announced in a Sept. 14 press release that Acera Surgical has chosen Telos to

Nypro reopens renovated Illinois design and manufacturing facility

Nypro has officially opened the doors of its recently expanded Gurnee, Ill. location after having a ribbon cutting ceremony that included Mayor Kristina Kovarik and other company officials. The facility has almost doubled in size with the new expansion and is bringing 60 new jobs to the local area. The expansion also enhances specialized capabilities

CSP Technologies expands Alabama facility

CSP Technologies is expanding its Auburn, Ala. manufacturing and warehousing capacity by 110,000 sq. ft. The expansion has already begun and is under construction. The company said in a recent news release that it is expanding its facility because of the growing needs of the healthcare and food safety industries. The expansion follows a thermoforming line

Medtech stories we missed this week: May 5, 2017

From Biomerics’s $38.5 million expansion in Salt Lake City to new study results and partnerships, here are 7 medtech stories we missed this week but thought were still worth mentioning. 1. Biomerics opening new corporate HQ Biomerics announced in a May 1 press release that it is moving its corporate headquarters in Salt Lake City. The

Precision Coating celebrates new Costa Rica facility

Precision Coating Co., Inc. (PCCI), a subsidiary of Katahdin Industries, is holding the grand opening event of its PTFE coating facility in one of the newest free-trade zone industrial parks, Coyol Free Zone and Business Park, in Alajuela, Costa Rica. On May 23 from 5 to 8 p.m., PCCI’s board of directors, along with its

Meetings Analytics team joins ZS

Meetings Analytics, a data analytics firm that helps companies implement and improve consolidated meetings management programs, will join ZS, the global sales and marketing firm, to expand ZS’s data and analytics capabilities Founded in 2008 by Kimberly Meyer and Peter Matthews, Meetings Analytics offers business intelligence and analytics, data and compliance management and consulting services

Maxon Motor spending $30 million on new Innovation Center

Maxon Motor is investing roughly $30 million (CHF 30 million) to add a new Innovation Center to its headquarters in Switzerland. The expansion construction of the new Innovation Center is set to begin in February and expected to be completed and ready for use by summer 2018. The construction of the new Innovation Center is

Nelipak Healthcare Packaging announces new appointments and investments in Americas and Europe

Nelipak Healthcare Packaging (Nelipak), a global provider of custom thermoformed packaging that provides superior protection for medical devices and pharmaceuticals, continues to make significant investments to exceed the expectations of its global customers. As part of its ongoing commitment to the market, in July 2016 the business closed on the acquisition of its sixth facility,

GW Plastics announces expansion in San Antonio, Texas

In response to its growing healthcare and automotive business, GW Plastics announced today the expansion of its San Antonio, Texas manufacturing facility. GW Plastics has begun work on a 14,000 square foot expansion to accommodate the additional growth of its medical device and automotive safety critical business in the southwestern U.S. The company expects the work to be

Phillips-Medisize builds new 80,000 square ft facility in Menomonie, Wis.

Phillips-Medisize announced plans to open a new 80,000 square ft manufacturing facility on its Menomonie, Wis. campus. The state-of-the-art facility manufactures high volume prefilled drug delivery systems and is planned to be complete in 2017. Investment in the new facility is driven by the signing of a new supply contract with a major biopharmaceutical company and is

NAMSA expands service offering in China with opening of Shanghai laboratory

NAMSA, the world’s only Medical Research Organization (MRO), is pleased to announce the opening of its state-of-the-art preclinical medical device research laboratory in Shanghai, China. This opening represents the organization’s third Asian-Pacific location and NAMSA’s growing investment in Chinese-based lab services and commitment to assisting clients in efficiently bringing products to the global marketplace. The

Millar continues expansion into Asia-Pacific market through collaboration with APAC Scientific

Millar is pleased to announce a new collaboration agreement with APAC Scientific as a continuation of its strategic expansion into Asia Pacific (APAC). Through this agreement, a Sydney, Australia office will be established to enable the direct sale of Millar’s innovative Life Science Telemetry System and to facilitate the sale of the Mikro-CathTM cardiovascular pressure

NAMSA expands service offering in China with opening of Shanghai laboratory

NAMSA, the world’s only Medical Research Organization (MRO), is pleased to announce the opening of its state-of-the-art preclinical medical device research laboratory in Shanghai, China. This opening represents the organization’s third Asian-Pacific location and NAMSA’s growing investment in Chinese-based lab services and commitment to assisting clients in efficiently bringing products to the global marketplace. The

Solvay projects 35 percent capacity increase of sulfone polymer production over the next five years

Solvay, a global supplier of specialty polymers, announced that it expects to increase global production capacity for its high-performance sulfone polymers by more than 35% over the next five years through significant investments and process optimizations at facilities in the U.S. and Asia. The company—whose portfolio includes Udel polysulfone (PSU), Radel polyphenylsulfone and Veradel polyethersulfone—has