Synovis manufacturing facility in Puerto Rico begins operations

APRIL 18–DORADO, Puerto Rico–Synovis Life Technologies, Inc., (SYNO), a diversified medical device manufacturer, has launched operations at a 22,000-square-foot manufacturing facility in Dorado, Puerto Rico.

The new facility expands the manufacturing capacity of its rapidly growing interventional business. The interventional business develops engineers and manufactures guidewires, stylets, helices, and other complex microwire forms and polymer molded components used in interventional devices for cardiac rhythm management, neurostimulation, and vascular procedures.

“We completed our plant renovation and construction plan ahead of an aggressive schedule and have started to manufacture product in our new facility,” said Karen Gilles Larson, president and CEO of Synovis Life Technologies.

The Puerto Rico facility has a 7600-square-foot ISO Class 8 cleanroom and a 3000-square-foot manufacturing area.

Currently, Synovis employs 27 people, including 20 manufacturing personnel and seven technical and administrative staff, in Puerto Rico. The company expects to employ 100 people there within two years. This article was prepared by Medical Devices & Surgical Technology Week editors from staff and other reports.


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