Raumedic brings German plastics expertise to "largest, most innovative medical market in the world"


Bullish forecasts for the U.S. economy, especially compared with Europe, and sustained growth in contract manufacturing for the medical device sector may have played a role in Raumedic's decision to set up its first facility outside of its native Germany in Mills River, NC, but the company is characteristically tight-lipped about its inner motivation. The supplier of contract molding, extrusion and assembly services to the medtech industry will simply admit to responding to demand from customers for a local presence.

"Raumedic Inc. has been marketing products developed in Germany for more than 10 years to customers in the medical device and pharmaceutical industries and end users in hospitals and clinics in North America," Frank Richter, Head of Communications, told PlasticsToday from the company's headquarters in Helmbrechts. "The development and production center in [North Carolina] will ensure that customer-oriented and application-related products are [produced] for the largest, most innovative medical market in the world."

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