June 25, 2014 - Georgetown, Massachusetts - UFP Technologies, Inc., a producer of innovative custom-engineered components, products, and specialty packaging, has expanded its manufacturing operations in Georgetown, Mass. The addition of a new clean room and high volume production equipment broadens UFP Technologies’ substantial medical manufacturing capabilities.
The new ISO Class 8 (100,000) certified clean room will house a custom built high volume line to support its growing line of components manufactured from medical-grade thermoplastic polyurethane (TPU). The TPU components offer a high degree of puncture resistance and flexibility to provide a robust sterile barrier protection. UFP Technologies now has a total five clean environments in Massachusetts.
“Our customers rely on us to continually innovate our manufacturing technologies to meet stringent medical device requirements,” says Mitch Rock, Vice President of Sales and Marketing. “Investing in a new clean room facility and advanced manufacturing equipment allows us to be a valued partner to them.”
The recent additions to the Georgetown facility builds upon UFP Technologies’ strong presence as a valued manufacturing partner to medical device OEMs. UFP Technologies has seven manufacturing facilities throughout the country that are ISO 13485:2003 certified which house multiple ISO Class 8 (Class 100,000) and ISO Class 7 (Class 10,000) clean room facilities.
About UFP Technologies
UFP Technologies is a producer of innovative custom-engineered components, products, and specialty packaging. Using foams, plastics, composites, and natural fiber materials, we design and manufacture a vast range of solutions primarily for the medical, automotive, aerospace & defense, and packaging markets. Our team acts as an extension of customers' in-house research, engineering and manufacturing groups, working closely with them to solve their most complex product and packaging challenges. For our customers, innovation takes many shapes. But each solution is shaped by a level of design, materials and process expertise that is unique to UFP Technologies.