NAMSA, the world’s only Medical Research Organization (MRO) that accelerates medical device development through integrated laboratory, clinical and consulting services, will celebrate its 50th anniversary on June 29.
NAMSA, founded in 1967, was the first independent company in the world to focus solely on testing medical devices and materials. Established nearly 10 years before the FDA began to regulate medical devices, NAMSA is proud to have acted as a key contributor to the development of test methods that still govern the international medical device industry today.
“Over the course of 50 years, NAMSA has remained a market leader throughout the many changes presented by the global economic climate and medical device marketplace,” said John Gorski, president and CEO of NAMSA. “Our success is attributed in part to our willingness and ability to innovate effective ways to accelerate clients’ time-to-market while assuring product safety and efficacy for patients.”
NAMSA’s mission of “making a scientific contribution to every medical device in the world” has been a guiding force in the company’s growth and expansive global reach. Employing 1,000 associates, NAMSA currently offers medical device development services in 13 locations throughout Asia, Europe, Latin America, the Middle East and North America. The organization serves as the world’s only MRO that assists clients in reducing development costs and accelerating market introduction through the utilization of its testing, clinical and consulting services.
“It is with the passion of our talented and highly experienced Associates that we celebrate this milestone anniversary,” said Gorski. “I’m proud to say that our teams consistently exceed client expectations by providing the most efficient, best-aligned and proactive solutions to each and every project. We understand the importance of our work and the potential it has to positively impact patient health worldwide. Our Associates’ dedication to customer success will undoubtedly help guide the way for our next 50 years of business.”
NAMSA will hold a special celebration at its headquarters in Toledo, Ohio on June 29.
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