Kelpac Medical, a manufacturer of medical device tubing and packaging, has opened a new custom medical extrusion plant in Tullamore, Ireland. The new facility provides regional logistics efficiencies to medical device manufacturers in Ireland and throughout Europe.
Kelpac Medical is headquartered in Pleasant Prairie, Wisconsin, USA. The new facility is Kelpac’s seventh location. It is 35,000 sq. ft. and features a Class 8 (100,000) cleanroom, in-house tooling and equipment design, product and process R&D capabilities, an in-house laboratory for on-premise testing and more.
“As a global partner to leading medical device companies throughout the world, Kelpac Medical recognises the value of local supply solutions to our customers,” said Matt Brejcha, Account Manager for Europe for the company. “Our new facility in Ireland provides local manufacturing capabilities, customer support and inventory management services that lower overall cost of ownership and increase speed to market.”
Kelpac Medical is a division of PPC Industries, an extruder and converter of plastic films, bags and tubing for food processors, medical device manufacturers and suppliers to the automotive industry.Camilla Andersson