Trelleborg Named Top Ten Prototype Engineering Service Company of 2022

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Trelleborg Healthcare & Medical is named one of Manufacturing Technology Insights’ Top Ten Prototype Engineering Service Companies of 2022 for the innovative solutions its Rapid Development Center offers to medical device manufacturers.

Chris Tellers, Director of the Rapid Development Center, says: “Trelleborg created the Rapid Development Center in response to our medical device customers’ needs to accelerate time to market, reduce the production cost of parts already in the market, and improve the transition from design to serial production. 


“Since beginning operations in early 2021, the Rapid Development Center has already completed a substantial number of unique solutions, shipping over 3,500 prototypes before the end of the year, with some parts delivered as quickly as within four business days. This was achievable due to our unlimited machine availability and speedy streamlined process that help deliver prototypes to customers quickly.”


Trelleborg’s Rapid Development Center features dedicated equipment and experts with decades of combined experience in all areas of medical device component manufacturing. The center comprises several core competencies critical to medical device and pharmaceutical component development, including design, consultation, toolmaking, prototyping, high-precision machining, silicone molding, thermoplastic molding, automation, assembly, and secondary operations. 


By using Trelleborg’s manufacturing facilities, customers have access to raw material traceability, Class 7 cleanrooms, and established validation processes. These facilities are ISO 13485:2016 and ISO 9001 certified and meet requirements from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and European Medical Device Regulation (MDR). 


Trelleborg Healthcare & Medical leverages its manufacturing expertise and long-term vision to transform customer ideas from design to global, long-term production, quickly and affordably.


Manufacturing Technology Insights provides a comprehensive platform for senior-level manufacturing industry experts, buyers, and key decision-makers to share their insights following a unique learn by peers approach. The magazine has been on a constant quest to identify the emerging players in the industry and showcase their expertise, solutions, and services in solving impediments and overcoming market complexities.


Learn more about the Rapid Development Center and read the complete article from Manufacturing Technology Insights


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