BEVERLY, Mass – November 10, 2020 – Freudenberg Medical, member of the Freudenberg Group and a global developer and manufacturer of specialty components and finished devices for the medical device industry, has completed construction of a new medical manufacturing operation in Beverly, Massachusetts. Freudenberg Medical has established the facility as its new global headquarters and the location will manufacture medical devices and components in medical and implant-grade silicones and high-performance plastics.
The newly built 36,000 sq. ft. operation includes expanded manufacturing and innovation facilities and Class 8 cleanroom space for molding and assembly. The operation is ISO 13485 certified and FDA-registered.
“The Boston life science cluster is the ideal place for our new headquarters and expanded manufacturing operation. It brings us closer to our customers, provides access to a strong medtech workforce and allows us to connect with local universities and research institutes,” said Dr. Max Kley, President and CEO of Freudenberg Medical.
“As a values-based global technology group Freudenberg offers innovative solutions that improve peoples’ lives. The opening of this new facility at this challenging moment is proof of our long-term commitment and determination to continue this pursuit, drawing on our worldwide materials expertise to improve life-saving medical tools and components,” says Freudenberg CEO Dr. Mohsen Sohi.
Freudenberg Medical has a long history in the region. The previous operation in Gloucester, Massachusetts had been in operation since 1989 and is a leading processor of silicone and thermoplastic components for medical and healthcare applications.
Special acknowledgment to preconstruction & general contracting firm, CM&B, Inc. and architecture firm RKB Associates.
About Freudenberg Medical
Freudenberg Medical is a global partner for the design, development and manufacture of innovative medical devices, components and product solutions. With 11 manufacturing operations and more than 1,700 associates worldwide, Freudenberg Medical offers a wide range of capabilities from precision molded components and tubing to drug coatings, finished devices, composite catheter shafts and hypotubes for minimally invasive, handheld, and catheter-based devices. www.FreudenbergMedical.com
About Freudenberg Group
Freudenberg is a global technology group that strengthens its customers and society long-term through forward-looking innovations. Together with its partners, customers and research institutions, the Freudenberg Group develops leading-edge technologies and excellent products and services for more than 40 markets and for thousands of applications: seals, vibration control components, technical textiles, filters, cleaning technologies and products, specialty chemicals and medical products. Strength of innovation, strong customer orientation, diversity, and team spirit are the cornerstones of the Group. Commitment to excellence, reliability and proactive, responsible action have been part of the company’s core values as practiced for 170 years. In 2019, the Freudenberg Group employed approximately 49,000 people in some 60 countries worldwide and generated sales of more than €9.4 billion. For more information, please visit www.freudenberg.com.