Freudenberg Medical, a global developer and manufacturer of medical devices, components and minimally invasive solutions for the medical device industry, has announced a 1,200 square meter expansion of its medical manufacturing operation in Shenzhen, China. The investment has expanded the cleanroom an additional 600 square meters which make it capable of accommodating 10 injection molding machines. Additional space has been allocated for a new tool room and warehouse operations.
The operation of the new cleanroom began in March with 4 new molding machines and auxiliary equipment.
“The new machines will extend our molding machine tonnage capacity to 280 tons and enable production of larger medical device parts as well as higher cavitation of small components,” said Terry To, General Manager of Freudenberg Medical Asia.
New associates were also hired to support the expansion; these include Project Engineer, Tooling Engineer, Tooling Technician, Metrologist and Molding Technician.
Freudenberg Medical Asia manufactures and assembles medical devices and components in thermoplastic and silicone material. Value added services include metrology, scientific molding, D.O.E, heat staking, ultrasonic welding, pad printing and liquid dispensing capabilities.
The new cleanroom is certified ISO 14644-1 and the facility is certified ISO 13485 and FDA registered.
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