Freudenberg Medical registers China facility with FDA


Freudenberg Medical manufacturingFreudenberg Medical announced that it has registered its medical device manufacturing operation in Shenzhen, China with the FDA.

“We registered our operation to manufacture a clipping device used on hospital beds,” said general manager Terry To. “Our dedicated team completed the project – from mold design to validation and mass production – in just five months.”

The FDA registration comes after the company expanded its Shenzhen operation by 1,200 m2 in March to accommodate 10 injection molding machines, a new tool room and warehouse operations.

Freudenberg Medical – formerly Helix Medical and MedVenture Technology – designs, develops and makes medical device technologies around the world. Its technical capabilities include everything from minimally invasive, catheter, and handheld technologies to the creation of medical components utilizing complex materials and processes.

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