ANAHEIM, CA, July 15, 2015 – The Medical Systems Business Unit of Parker Hannifin Corporation, the global leader in motion and control technologies, announces plans to expand its medical manufacturing capabilities in Tijuana (Baja), Mexico with the addition of a new 240,000 square foot facility. The new facility combines silicone, organic elastomer, thermoplastic molded products and assemblies in one ISO-13485 certified facility. It also includes four ISO Class 7 and 8 clean rooms and is expected to be fully operational by December 2016.
“The new facility in Baja will provide Parker with the ability to combine our molding technologies and assembly capabilities from two separate locations into one vertically integrated facility that focuses on the design and manufacturing needs of the medical market”, says Anthony Gangitano, Parker Medical Systems Business Unit Operations Manager.
Working with our partners in the medical, diagnostic and pharmaceutical markets, Parker's Medical Systems Business Unit designs, develops and manufactures components, assemblies and finished devices that enable better patient outcomes.
With annual sales of $13 billion in fiscal year 2014, Parker Hannifin is the world’s leading diversified manufacturer of motion and control technologies and systems, providing precision-engineered solutions for a wide variety of mobile, industrial and aerospace markets. The company employs approximately 57,500 people in 50 countries around the world. Parker has increased its annual dividends paid to shareholders for 58 consecutive fiscal years, among the top five longest-running dividend-increase records in the S&P 500 index. For more information, visit the company’s website at www.parker.com or its investor information website at www.phstock.com.