Contract manufacturer Tegra Medical today announced it is expanding operations into Europe and Asia.
The expansion will give Tegra a presence in nine locations on three continents: Altstätten, Hallau, and Heerbrugg, Switzerland; Johor Bahru, Malaysia; and Nantong, China. The Asia central office is located in Singapore.
“With its unparalleled expertise in making some of the industry’s most challenging products, Tegra Medical is
the core of SFS Division Medical,” said Jens Breu, CEO of SFS Group, which owns Tegra. “It’s in our DNA to partner closely with customers. We’re excited to be expanding globally so we can extend our local presence and be closer to the customers we partner within Europe and Asia.”
The company’s Genesis Tech Center product development services are part of the global expansion. Mike Treleaven’s role has been expanded to SVP of engineering and includes responsibility for Genesis Tech Center Services worldwide.
SFS announced several other senior management appointments for Division Medical:
- Walter Kobler is the head of Division Medical and the new Tegra Medical CEO. (CEO J. Mark King retired in August 2020).
- Marcel Niederer is VP of operations.
- Michael Kobler is CFO.
- Walter Gacek is SVP of sales and marketing for the Americas.
- Daniel Soo is VP of sales and marketing for Asia;
The head of sales and marketing for Europe has not yet been named.
“We’re excited about furthering the recent growth of Tegra Medical,” Kobler said. “Earlier in 2020 we purchased a 120,000 square-foot building across the street from the Franklin, Mass. headquarters and began expansions in Hernando, Miss. to accommodate a new manufacturing cell and in Hallau, Switzerland to create additional capacity for injection molding and tooling. Expanding globally is our next step in bringing medical devices to life around the world.”