21.07.2015

ESCATEC is now FDA registered for the contract manufacture of Medical Devices

ESCATEC Medical Sdn Bhd, part of the ESCATEC Group based in Penang, is now FDA registered as a Medical Device Contract Manufacturer under FDA 21 CFR Part 820 QSR (registration number 3010354240). The company has already been approved to the ISO13485 quality management standard for medical device manufacturers for a number of years.

Markus Walther, ESCATEC’s CEO, said, “Quality, safety and traceability are vital for medical devices. The ESCATEC Group is renowned for its quality and precision, which is why companies come to us for innovative solutions to design challenges and quality manufacture that they can trust to put their brand on. FDA registration for the manufacturing of medical devices is mandatory for products that are marketed in the USA and is globally recognised as a sign of manufacturing excellence and quality, opening up the world market for our customers.”

The FDA registration implies that ESCATEC Medical Sdn Bhd has necessary management, production and process controls for ensuring that products produced meet the necessary safety and quality requirements for the US medical device market. It further implies that the corrective and preventive actions meet the expectations of the FDA. ESCATEC’s long-standing focus on quality means that it already has robust systems in place for component sourcing, robust production processes including in-depth product testing.

ESCATEC provides a fully integrated, product design and manufacturing service that covers every stage from taking the initial idea for a product through R&D to product design, prototyping and then volume production in the company’s Asian facilities. This integrated approach ensures that every step of the process dovetails together and that products are designed for manufacture from the very start during Design and Development.

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