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Freudenberg Medical expands its operations in China

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Freudenberg Medical, a global developer and manufacturer of medical devices, components, and minimally invasive solutions for the medical device industry, has added on 1,200 sq m expansion of its medical manufacturing operation in Shenzhen, China. The investment has expanded the cleanroom by an additional 600 sq m and is able to accommodate ten injection moulding machines. Additional space has been allocated for a new tool room and warehouse operations.

Operation of the new cleanroom began in March with four new moulding machines and auxiliary equipment. “The new machines will extend our moulding machine tonnage capacity to 280 tonnes 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 Moulding Technician.

Freudenberg Medical Asia manufactures and assembles medical devices and components in thermoplastic and silicone material. Value added services include metrology, scientific moulding, 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.

(IMA)


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