SIMTEC Announces LSR Manufacturing Program for Global Medical Device Company
High precision components for drug delivery system estimated at 80 million parts per year
MIRAMAR, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--SIMTEC Silicone Parts, a custom manufacturer of Liquid Silicone Rubber (LSR) parts and high-precision LSR 2-Shot components, has announced a new production partnership with a global healthcare leader. SIMTEC will begin production in 2014 on a high precision LSR component program for a non-invasive drug delivery system.
“Our new 80,000 square foot operation is one of the most modern of its kind in the world”
“We are extremely pleased to have been awarded this program,” said Enrique Camacho, President of SIMTEC Silicone Parts. “With our controlled environment and ISO 13485 certification, we are poised to expand further into sophisticated medical device programs for LSR and 2-shot components.”
Production is scheduled to begin in 2014 with annual volumes estimated to reach 80 million parts per year. Multiple production units are planned for this program and a custom, medical grade LSR will be produced specifically for this application.
SIMTEC relocated to a new operation in 2013 and more than quadrupled their previous footprint. “Our new 80,000 square foot operation is one of the most modern of its kind in the world,” continued Enrique Camacho. “We now retain the infrastructure necessary to support sizable growth, while at the same time enabling fast time to market for new programs.”
About SIMTEC Silicone Parts, LLC
SIMTEC is an innovative, custom manufacturer of high precision Liquid Silicone Rubber (LSR) parts and LSR 2-Shot components (LSR/Thermoplastics) for the medical device, cosmetic, consumer goods, food and beverage, appliance, technology, industrial, home entertainment, and automotive industries worldwide. A research and technology focused company, SIMTEC continuously provides Extraordinary Solutions™ for customers from start to finish. Services range from design assistance and material selection to prototyping and fully-automated serial production of high-precision LSR parts and components. Value added services include enhancing part performance, design for manufacturability support, and the development of cost-reducing processing applications. SIMTEC Silicone Parts is ISO 9001 and ISO 13485 certified as well as TS 16949 and cGMP compliant. www.simtec-silicone.com