White Paper: Tubing & Extrusion
Manufacturing Transfer Requires Cross-Functional Leadership, Resources, and Open Communication
When a manufacturing consolidation strategy emerged for a top medical device manufacturer, they found themselves presented with the challenge of needing to close a legacy facility. Rather than transferring the critical manufacturing operations of a Class-III industry-leading implantable device to another location, the OEM decided to explore their outsourcing options. They chose Flexan – an Illinois-based CM specializing in custom manufacturing solutions for high-precision silicone, rubber, and thermoplastic components and devices. Flexan transferred and validated more than 20 unique pieces of equipment and over 200 molds, along with duplicating all fixtures and inspection equipment.
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