Ardmac awarded cleanroom fit-out package for Irish catheter manufacturer

The contract includes 12,000 ft2 cleanroom and a new area for thermoplastic extrusion

Having worked for VistaMed several years ago, Ardmac is delighted to have secured a cleanroom fit-out for the Helix Medical joint venture partner in Carrick-on-Shannon.

The investment, which is being supported by the government through EnterpriseIreland, will see VistaMed expand its research and development activities to ensure continued growth in export sales and Irish employment and ultimately lead to the expansion of their manufacturing facilities in Carrick on Shannon.

The 35,000 ft2 expansion of the facility includes a 12,000 ft2 cleanroom required to meet the growing need for diverse braided catheter assemblies as well as a new area dedicated to thermoplastic extrusion.

In addition to the cleanroom fit-out package, Ardmac have been awarded an 8,000 ft2 interior fit-out package.

Established in 1998, VistaMed offers design, development and manufacturing of complex Catheters and complimentary Medical Devices supported by a state of the art extrusion process manufactures complex medical tubing out of two manufacturing plants in Carrick on Shannon, Co Leitrim and Rooskey, Co. Leitrim. The company employs 93 people in Leitrim and exports to the UK, Europe, America, South America and India.

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