Freudenberg Medical Opens New Global Headquarters and Facility Expansion in Massachusetts
November 10, 2020 – Freudenberg Medical, member of the Freudenberg Group and a global developer and manufacturer of specialty components and finished devices for the medical device industry, has completed construction of a new medical manufacturing operation in Beverly, Massachusetts. Freudenberg Medical has established the facility as its new global headquarters and the location will manufacture medical devices and components in medical and implant-grade silicones and high-performance plastics.
The newly built 36,000 sq. ft. operation includes expanded manufacturing and innovation facilities and Class 8 cleanroom space for molding and assembly. The operation is ISO 13485 certified and FDA-registered.
“The Boston life science cluster is the ideal place for our new headquarters and expanded manufacturing operation. It brings us closer to our customers, provides access to a strong medtech workforce and allows us to connect with local universities and research institutes,” said Dr. Max Kley, President and CEO of Freudenberg Medical.
“As a values-based global technology group Freudenberg offers innovative solutions that improve peoples’ lives. The opening of this new facility at this challenging moment is the proof of our long-term commitment and determination to continue this pursuit, drawing on our worldwide materials expertise to improve life-saving medical tools and components,” says Freudenberg CEO Dr. Mohsen Sohi.
Freudenberg Medical has a long history in the region. The previous operation in Gloucester, Massachusetts had been in operation since 1989 and is a leading processor of silicone and thermoplastic components for medical and healthcare applications.
Special thanks to preconstruction & general contracting firm, CM&B, Inc. and architecture firm RKB Associates.