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Freudenberg Medical Expands California Silicone Operation

Additional office and warehouse space supports growth in high volume projects

CARPINTERIA, Calif. – July 13, 2016 – Freudenberg Medical, a global developer and manufacturer of specialty components and minimally invasive solutions for the medical device and pharmaceutical industry, announces the addition of 10,000 square feet of office and warehouse space at the company’s silicone operation in Carpinteria, California.

“This new building allows us to optimize our supply chain and helps support recently won high volume silicone extrusion and molding projects,“ said Dr. Mark Ostwald, VP & General Manager of Freudenberg Medical in Carpinteria. “Combined with our recently redesigned state-of-the-art cleanrooms, which have improved lead times and internal material flow, we are now well positioned to support future growth.“ Freudenberg Medical’s operation in Carpinteria, California specializes in the manufacture of platinum-cured silicone products for the medical device and pharmaceutical industry. Capabilities includes silicone molding and extrusion, including long-term implantable silicone products, as well as assembly, packaging, and finished devices. The operation is FDAregistered and ISO 13485 certified.

For more information on Freudenberg Medical visit www.FreudenbergMedical.com

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About Freudenberg Medical

Freudenberg Medical, formerly Helix Medical and MedVenture, is a global partner for the design, development and manufacture of innovative medical device technologies. With 11 manufacturing operations worldwide, Freudenberg Medical offers a wide range of capabilities from high precision silicone and thermoplastic components and tubing to coating technology and solutions for minimally invasive and catheter-based devices.

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