9. New JerseyPrevious ranking: 10
Medical device industry employment (2019): 14,039
Medical device industry establishments (2019): 418
Major medical device company headquarters (2019): 3
Medical device patents (2019): 249
Medical device VC investments (2018): $15M
Medical device VC deals (2018): 4
Best States for Business ranking (2019): 39
New Brunswick-based Johnson & Johnson has one of the largest medical device businesses in the world. Other major medical device companies including BD, Nipro, ConvaTec and Integra Lifesciences call the Garden State home.
Notable medical device industry suppliers
Micro (Somerset) is a metal tubing maker.
Custom pump manufacturer KNF Neuberger is based in Trenton.
Chicago-based MW Industries has its Servometer business in Cedar Grove.
Specialty chemical maker Evonik has a plant in Piscataway and its North American headquarters in Parsippany.
Kahle Automation has its U.S. headquarters in Morristown. The company specializes in assembly technologies for needles, syringes, tubing, IV catheters and drug-device combination products.