OAKLAND, N.J., Oct. 21 /PRNewswire/ — Collagen Matrix, Inc.,
the leader in collagen- and mineral-based matrix engineering,
announced today that it is expanding its operations by the addition
of a 28,000 sq. ft. facility at 15 Thornton Road, Oakland, New
The company will be relocating the majority of its manufacturing
processes, Quality Control laboratory, R&D, warehouse, and the
administrative group to the newly renovated state-of-the-art
facility. Located in the McBride/Oakland Industrial Park, the
Oakland facility will become Collagen Matrix’s new corporate
headquarters. The new facility is about three miles from the
company’s current 16,000 sq. ft. Franklin Lakes facility, which
will continue to operate.
Named as the 16th fastest growing company in New Jersey by NJBIZ
in 2009, Collagen Matrix’s rapid growth has made the facility
expansion a critical and necessary next step for the company.
Some 6,000 sq. ft. of space at the Oakland facility was
renovated and updated into new clean room space, and about 4,000
sq. ft. of space was renovated into multiple smaller laboratories
and a pilot scale clean room.
“The new Oakland facility will provide Collagen Matrix with far
greater capacity and flexibility to meet our customers’ needs.
The additional manufacturing space will also support our
upcoming new product launches and continued growth in the future,”
said Shu-Tung Li, Ph.D., Founder and CEO of Collagen Matrix.
Collagen Matrix, Inc. is a leader in the design and engineering
of collagen- and mineral-based extracellular matrices for tissue
and organ repair and regeneration. Since its inception in
1997, the Company has received many government grants for the
development of collagen-based matrix products in the areas of
neurological, vascular, urological, and orthopedic tissue
regeneration applications. The Company currently manufactures
collagen-based finished medical devices in the