EL Paso, TX: UFP Technologies Receives ISO 13485:2003 Certification

UFP Technologies was awarded ISO 13485:2003 certification for its El Paso, Texas manufacturing facility. Our El Paso location is one of seven facilities to garner this certification. This certification is awarded to manufacturers that serve the medical device industry by maintaining a quality management system and complying with regulatory requirements.

UFP Technologies serves the medical industry by designing and manufacturing custom components and specialty packaging from advanced foams, plastics, and films for medical devices, orthopedic implants, wound care applications, infection prevention products, and BioPharm solutions.

UFP Technologies’ facility in El Paso is heavily invested in its ISO Class 7 (10,000) and ISO Class 8 (100,000) certified clean rooms. The facility produces protective packaging made of polyethylene and polyurethane foams, and sends most of its products to El Paso’s sister city, Ciudad Juarez, Mexico for distribution. El Paso, TX is consistently ranked as one of the largest top manufacturing cities in America by the Milken Institute.[1]

“The cities of El Paso and Ciudad Juarez are home to thousands of manufacturing facilities.” explains Richard LeSavoy, Vice president of Manufacturing at UFP Technologies. “As we experience growth in the medical industry, we continue to invest in our manufacturing capabilities to grow with our customers’ needs.” UFP Technologies’ seven ISO 13485:2003 facilities include: Denver, CO, El Paso, TX, Grand Rapids, MI, Georgetown, MA, Rancho Dominguez, CA, Glendale Heights, IL, and the recently acquired Costa Mesa, CA location (formerly PAC Foam Products).

About UFP Technologies, Inc.

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.

For more information on UFP Technologies’ products and capabilities, contact UFP Technologies, 172 East Main Street, Georgetown, MA, 01833, (800) 372-3172, visit www.ufpt.com or email info@ufpt.com

To learn more about our medical solutions visit www.ufpmedical.com.


[1] http://bestcities.milkeninstitute.org/best-performing-cities-2012-large.html

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