Vention Medical Expands Catheter Capabilities in Costa Rica

Dedicated facility offers the most cost-effective, innovative catheter technologies on the market

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, N.J.— Feb. 10, 2015—Vention Medical announced today that it has expanded its catheter capabilities in Costa Rica to create a Catheter Center of Excellence. This dedicated facility enables Vention to add to its comprehensive suite of catheter technologies which now range from design and development through high-volume manufacturing in a low-cost geography, offering customers the most cost-effective, innovative catheter-based devices on the market.

“Our customers are always looking for ways to reduce costs without compromising quality,” said Vention CEO Dan Croteau. “This Catheter Center of Excellence meets that need by bringing Vention’s world-class catheter expertise to a strategic, low-cost geography.”

The dedicated site brings together key component technologies such as medical balloons, multilayer extrusions and reinforced shafts with leading-edge materials including polyimide and polyetheretherketone (PEEK). It also offers dedicated resources that bring specialized experience in critical assembly processes such as laminating, tip forming and laser bonding.

This investment enhances Vention’s capabilities as a strategic partner, combining its core expertise in components and catheters with assembly and manufacturing technologies. It also expands the technical support resources to provide customers with a complete solution to their catheter-based device needs.

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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