VistaMed expanding catheter extrusion in Ireland

VistaMed is expanding its catheter manufacturing operations in Ireland, adding 35,000-sq-ft, including a 12,000-sq-ft cleanroom. The company, which is a Helix Medical joint venture partner, has two manufacturing plants in Carrick on Shannon, Leitrim and Rooskey, Leitrim Ireland.

The expanstion includes new capacity for diverse braided catheter assemblies, as well as a new area dedicated to thermoplastic extrusion. The company said it is also developing an engineering laboratory to support design and development projects. In a release, Patrick Mulholland, managing director of VistaMed Ltd., said the company had made a "significant" investment in extrusion equipment, adding multiple lines....

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