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Teleflex Medical OEM Hosts Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for Innovation Center in Maple Grove

Sep 15, 2019 02:58PM ● By Wendy Erlien

photo provided by Teleflex Medical)

To celebrate the official opening of  its EPIC Medtec™ Center, Teleflex Medical OEM hosted a ribbon cutting on Aug. 21 at its 6401 Sycamore Court North location. 

Teleflex Medical OEM is a global company providing resources for medical device development and manufacturing services.

Among those in attendance included Maple Grove Mayor Mark Steffenson, Medical Alley Association Vice President Frank Jaskkulke and and Teleflex Medical OEM President and General Manager Tim Kelleher.

"The EPIC (Engineering, Prototyping, Innovation, Collaboration) Medtec™ Center brings together expert engineering talent and extensive, integrated capabilities to enable clients to develop market-ready devices, reduce technical risk, and get the devices to market faster," according to a Teleflex Medical OEM press release. "Most device development can be accomplished in a few days instead of the weeks, months, or years required by traditional methods."

The Maple Grove center is focuses on the development of diagnostic and interventional catheters, and access devices.

Teleflex Medical OEM’s network of EPIC Medtec™ Centers includes facilities in Mansfield, Massachusetts and Limerick, Ireland.

The smartly-configured floorplan of the EPIC Medtec™ Center in Maple Grove was carefully planned to promote innovation in a collaborative environment. "Everything is in place to move a medical device from concept to production-ready device," according to a Teleflex Medical OEM press release about the Maple Grove location. "There are immersion labs for concept development, design engineering, and demonstrative prototyping and testing. Amenities such as a video conferencing center and 3D printing studio are also available."

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