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Catheter Design Webinar

Posted by flexan
10/19/18 06:22 PM
Check out our webinar “Designing Vascular Access Catheters-Avoiding Costly and Life Threatening Mistakes” here: https://www.mddionline.com/webinars
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MDM Minneapolis

Posted by flexan
10/18/18 07:33 PM
Please visit us at booth 1810 at the upcoming MDM Minneapolis show!
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Flexan, LLC acquires IntroMed, LLC to expand contract manufacturing capabilities to sheath introducers

Posted by flexan
04/13/18 09:44 AM
Flexan, LLC, a leading global medical device manufacturer of custom, high-precision silicone, rubber, and thermoplastic components, announced today the acquisition of IntroMed, LLC, a contract manufacturer of patent protected sheath introducers based in Salt Lake City, Utah. “We are excited to add IntroMed’s capabilities and technology to our array of contract manufacturing services” said Jim Fitzgerald, President & CEO of Flexan, LLC.  “Similar to the acquisition of MEDRON in December 2016, IntroMed has a reputation for providing innovative, high quality products and components to medical device OEM’s.” “We are thrilled to once again partner with Flexan,” said Eric King, Managing Partner of IntroMed.  “The combination with MEDRON and the rest of the Flexan organization will bring significant value to our...
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Manufacturing jobs are on the rebound—but not where you probably think

Posted by flexan
09/27/17 09:25 AM
Article By: Claire Bushey (Crain’s Chicago Business) Photo By: Stephan J. Serio September 23, 2017—LINCOLNSHIRE, IL— CEO Jim Fitzgerald says “curb appeal” partly drew his company to Lake County, and there’s no question contract manufacturer Flexan has lots in common with the neighbors. Started in 1946 by three brothers who made rubber sanding pads for Sears, Flexan generates more than $50 million annually making silicone components for medical devices like pacemakers and defibrillators. It employs some 740 workers spread among facilities in Chicago, Utah, China, Elk Grove Village and its new Lincolnshire plant, which became Flexan’s headquarters in April. The company will close the Elk Grove Village factory in Cook County next year. “Lake County was an easy choice for us...
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Ribbon-Cutting Ceremonies Mark Opening Of New Global Headquarters in Lincolnshire for Flexan, LLC

Posted by flexan
06/09/17 09:55 AM
Officials and employees with Flexan, LLC participated in ribbon-cutting ceremonies today, officially marking the move for the contract manufacturer’s global headquarters to north suburban Lincolnshire. The move continues FMI’s expansion in response to growth in the silicone contract manufacturing market for medical devices. The relocation into the new 70,000-sq.-ft. building on Bond St. in Lincolnshire is about 25 minutes away from its previous Elk Grove facility, where the business operated three buildings in a combined 22,000 square feet. The new site, celebrated today with a picnic, tours and town hall meeting for 250-plus employees, operates in a 20,000-sq.-ft. Class 7 clean room, nearly quadrupling in size from its previous location. FMI is a subsidiary of Chicago-based Flexan LLC, which also...
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