Vention Medical Expands Catheter Center of Excellence in Minneapolis

New facility integrates design, development and manufacturing under one roof

South Plainfield, NJ—Oct. 29, 2014—Vention Medical announced today that is has expanded its Catheter Center of Excellence in Minneapolis, doubling its footprint in the medical technology hub of the Twin Cities.

The move to a new, larger facility, enhances Vention’s capabilities as a strategic partner, combining its expertise in manufacturing precision catheter components with technical support resources to offer customers a complete solution to their catheter-based device needs.

“Our new site is a ‘one-stop shop,’” said Tom Testa, president of Vention’s Advanced Components business. “This world-class facility will provide our customers another Vention option to partner with for their catheter projects from start to finish. This expanded service offering in Minneapolis will help local customers save costs and increase speed to market.”

The new site brings together manufacturing operations, customer technical support and local engineering resources. The new facility includes a 10,000 square-foot controlled manufacturing environment for catheter component and device production. Vention engineers can work collaboratively with customers to design and develop catheters, sub-assemblies and braided shafts. Key competencies also include:

  •  Braiding and lamination to produce complex, high-performance braided shafts

  • On-site extrusion operations to support quick-turn shaft development

  • Tipping, over-molding and specialized catheter bonding process equipment

  • Clean room facilities for production of catheter sub-assemblies and finished devices in volumes ranging from prototype to full-scale, high-volume production

About Vention Medical
Vention Medical is a global integrated solutions partner with more than 30 years of experience in design, engineering and manufacturing of complex medical devices and components. Vention Medical specializes in components and services used in interventional and minimally invasive surgical products including catheters, balloons, extrusions, polyimide and composite tubing, heat shrink tubing, braid-reinforced shafts, cleanroom injection molding, and finished device assembly and packaging. Visit Vention at ventionmedical.com.

Media Contact: Julie Schulte
Vice President, Marketing
508.597.1397

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