Medical

Bayer builds new plant in Mexico
Bayer completed a US$44.9 million investment for corporate offices in Mexico City. Stephan Gerlich, president of the Company in Mexico, underscored that temporary issues will not cloud the long term vision the Company has for this Country. Mexico has received investment valued at US$224 million over...
BC promoting medical industry in the US
Baja California went on a commercial tour through Anaheim, California, to promote local medical industry design and manufacture in the US. As part of the activities in this tour, the Secretary of Economic Development (SEDECO) participated in MD&M West 2018, a show organized in the Golden State, ...
Boosting the medical device industry
The Federal Commission for Protection against Health Risks (COFEPRIS), underscored that this sector is a propeller for the economy, since Mexico is the largest exporter of medical devices in Latin America, with production of over US$15 billion. According to Julio Sanchez, Federal Commissionaire of C...
Brentwood Industries to open medical production facility in Tijuana in early 2018
Pennsylvania-based Brentwood Industries Inc. announced that it is opening a medical manufacturing facility in Tijuana, Mexico in early 2018, which represents the company's first strategic international expansion dedicated to custom thermoformed medical packaging. "We've been evaluating expansion in...
Brentwood Industries' Tijuana plant earns ISO 9001:2015 certification
Pennsylvania-based Brentwood Industries, Inc., a thermoformed and injection molded solutions supplier specialized in the medical sector, announced that its new plant located in Tijuana, Baja California has earned the ISO 9001:2015 certification just a few months after it started operations. This ce...
Bühler Motor plant in Chihuahua achieves new medical certification
Germany-based mechatronic drive solutions manufacturer Bühler Motor announced its Chihuahua facility has now gained an additional quality certification for medical technology. With the DIN EN ISO 13485:2012 certification, audited by TÜV Süd, Bühler Motor focuses on special safety requirements fo...
Canadian developer of cannabis-based products establishes operations in Mexico
Isodiol International Inc., a global developer of cannabis-based pharmaceutical and consumer products, announced it has established operations in Mexico and will commence shipment of its Cannabinol products throughout the country within the coming weeks. The company declined to reveal the amount of...
Cardinal Health in talks to acquire Medtronic’s division with two Mexican plants
U.S. health care services company Cardinal Health is nearing a deal to acquire medical devices manufacturer Medtronic's medical supplies business for close to US$ 6 billion, people familiar with the matter told Reuters on recent days. Based in Dublin, Ohio, Cardinal Health specializes in distributi...
Custom Profile buys plastic extrusion business; will move production to Juarez
Custom Profile Inc. has acquired the plastic extrusion business from Wisconsin-based Bemis Manufacturing Company. Theacquisition by the Michigan-based company was made to expand the manufacturer of plastic products’ customer-base and market segments, according to a statement. With the acquisit...
El Paso-based manufacturer Seisa Medical secures funds to expand its global footprint
Seisa Medical Inc., an El Paso-based manufacturer of components and products for the medical devices field, announced that it has closed a US$ 42.5 million senior secured credit facility with Sagard Credit Partners. The resources will be used to pay fees and expenses associated with the transaction,...
Electronic manufacturer Ikor Mexico achieves medical certification
Spain-based Ikor Mexico has adapted its processes for the design and development of new products and their manufacturing processes in accordance with the ISO 13485 standard, the company revealed in a press release. The ISO 13485 standard specifies the requirements for a quality management system fo...
Firstronic Juarez facility achieves ISO 13485 certification
Firstronic announced that its facility in Juarez, Mexico has been certified to ISO 13485:2003, effective Aug. 6. Its registrar is Intertek, the company revealed in a press release. "I am very pleased that our team in Juarez has achieved this milestone. We have several medical customers in our pipel...
France, with an option to invest in Mexico
The Federal commissioner for Protection against Health Risks, Julio Sanchez y Tepoz, had a meeting with the French ambassador to Mexico, Maryse Bossiere, and a group of entrepreneurs of the pharmaceutical sector from that European Country, with the objective of strengthening ties for collaboration i...
GW Plastics marks 10 years in Queretaro with major facility upgrade
Precision injecting moulding company GW Plastics marked the tenth anniversary of its facility in Queretaro, by completing a major upgrade of its facility to accommodate additional room for expansion in a high-tech, climate-controlled contract manufacturing environment, according to a press release...
Inventus Power opens new plant in Tijuana to meet customers demand
Inventus Power, a global designer and manufacturer of battery packs, chargers and power supplies for commercial, industrial, consumer, medical and military markets, announced that it has completed the construction of its new manufacturing facility in Tijuana, Mexico. The new plant features a Medica...
Inventus Power to open its second plant in Tijuana by early 2018
Inventus Power, a systems manufacturer of battery packs, chargers and power supplies for the consumer, commercial/industrial, medical and military markets, announced plans to open a new Tijuana-based manufacturing facility in early 2018, and is actively recruiting several hundred employees in multip...
Italian firm Vernipoll opens medical equipment plant in Tlaxcala
Vernipoll inaugurated a plant dedicated to manufacture and commercialize hospital furnishing and equipment in Apizaco, Tlaxcala. Luigi Maccotta, the Italian ambassador in Mexico, said that this inauguration represents an achievement for both Tlaxcala and Italy, bringing about benefit for the health ...
Japanese firm opens plant to manufacture hospital beds in Queretaro
Paramount Bed, a Japan-based manufacturer of hospital beds last week opened a US$ 3.7 million production plant in the municipality of El Marques, Queretaro. The company plans to supply its products to hospitals across Latin America from this facility where 48 workers were recruited to start operati...
Juarez-based Seisa to export medical devices to Malaysia, Taiwan
The Juarez-based company Seisa, just reached an agreement to start shipping catheters made in this city, out to Taiwan and Malaysia, the company announced at a press conference. This was accomplished thanks to a strategy made by ProMexico's counselors visiting Ciudad Juarez from Asian regions who e...
Martech Medical inaugurates a Distribution Center in Yuma
Martech Medical Corporation expanded its operations to the city of Yuma, Arizona, and inaugurated a Distribution center to supply products with a greater competitive advantage. The medical products company, with headquarters in Mexicali, Baja California, will take advantage of this location to store...

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