UFP Technologies’ Grand Rapids Location Earns ISO 13485:2003 Certification

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

UFP Technologies serves the Grand Rapids, MI is home to the “Grand Rapids Medical Mile,” a long stretch of land consisting of medical-related development. Our facility, located just outside the “Medical Mile,” contributes to the growth of this industry as a fabricator of reticulated foam components used in filtration, fluid management, and sterilization products for medical devices.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.

 “Grand Rapids and the surrounding area have seen significant growth in the medical industry within the last six years,” explains Richard LeSavoy, Vice president of Manufacturing for UFP Technologies. “Receiving the ISO 13485:2003 certification at our Grand Rapids facility is paramount to our commitment to supporting our growing customer base in this industry.“

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

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