SPRINGFIELD, Mass., Oct. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Circle Medical Devices of Los Gatos, Calif., and Texcel Medical of Springfield, Mass., have merged to create CIRTEC Medical Systems, a leading provider of comprehensive medical product design and manufacturing solutions.
"The merger introduces CIRTEC Medical Systems to medical device manufacturers as a preeminent, globally-experienced, single-sourced solution from concept through high-volume finished goods manufacturing," said Barry Smith, Chief Executive Officer of CIRTEC Medical Systems (www.cirtecmed.com).
"CIRTEC Medical Systems combines the strength of Circle Medical's extensive design and development capability with Texcel Medical's exceptional development and manufacturing. This strategic union creates a strong, technically-driven, 130-person full-service medical device engineering and manufacturing industry resource that is deeply-experienced across all therapeutic categories. Moreover, our team has particular expertise in minimally invasive systems, active and passive implants, and medical electronics," Smith said.
Smith said the two firms have helped to create and accelerate the commercialization of more than 300 medical device technologies safely, rapidly, and cost-effectively. Clients range from start-up medical technology innovators to international medical device manufacturers.
CIRTEC Medical Systems operates from three locations across the U.S. -- Texcel's facility in Springfield, MA, and Circle Medical's locations in Minneapolis, MN, and Los Gatos, CA. Jerry Hansen is CIRTEC Medical Systems Executive Chairman and Founder; Larry Derose is Chairman and Founder; and Michael Forman is President and Chief Technology Officer (CTO).
The announcement follows news in August of Texcel Medical plans to expand its medical device development and manufacturing capabilities and services with nearly $1 million in new state-of-the-art capital manufacturing equipment and added professional staffing.
For more information about CIRTEC Medical Systems, visit the company at the MD&M Minneapolis medical device design and manufacturing trade show in booth #911, October 21-23; online at www.cirtecmed.com; or call 1-413-525-5700.
About CIRTEC Medical Systems
CIRTEC Medical Systems (www.cirtecmed.com) is a preeminent single-source provider of comprehensive medical product design and manufacturing solutions from concept through high-volume finished goods across all therapeutic categories. It was created in October 2009 by the merger of Circle Medical Devices of Los Gatos, Calif., and Minneapolis, Minn., with Texcel Medical of Springfield, Mass. Its technically-driven, 130-person team has particular expertise in minimally invasive systems, active and passive implants, and medical electronics. CIRTEC Medical Systems is ISO-13485 (2003) certified and is based in Springfield, Mass.
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