Boston Scientific names Mikron its Automation Supplier of the Year
Press Release | Mikron Automation
AUGUST 13, 2019
Boudry, Switzerland: – Medical assembly process specialist Mikron Automation has been named ‘Automation Company of the Year’ by one of the world’s largest and most successful medical device manufacturers.
Boston Scientific, Cork, is an operating arm of Boston Scientific Corp that manufactures a diversified portfolio of medical devices for markets worldwide. It selected Mikron as the award winner in recognition of its impeccable quality, prompt delivery and cost efficiency in respect of supply of an advanced assembly platform.
“On top of this, Mikron proved its machine flexibility. Despite short-term adjustments to the project and modified equipment design, the machine was delivered on time and now runs with a high efficiency after a very short ramp-up time,” commented Mikron Automation Mikron’s Head of Marketing and Business Development, Jean-Francois Bauer.
Vice President for Operations at Boston Scientific, Cork, Sean Gayer presented the award to a team from Mikron during a recent visit to the Cork facility.
The award came shortly after Mikron Group released 2018 results showing significant year-on-year increases in incoming orders and net sales growth of 26.8%, with Mikron Automation orders up almost 60%.
About Mikron Automation
Mikron Automation is the partner for scalable and customized assembly systems – from the first idea to the highest performance solutions.
The Automation division has over 700 employees dedicated to design and build your systems at its sites in Switzerland, Germany, USA, Singapore and China and support you wherever you are in the world.
To date, Mikron Automation has installed more than 3500 assembly and testing systems ranging from manual stations to pilot lines and up to fully automatic lines with production outputs from 4 to 400 parts/min. The company has vast pharmaceutical assembly system expertise, offering full qualification support in accordance with FDA, GMP and GAMP 5 – from design to delivery.
About Boston Scientific
Boston Scientific is a leading medical device manufacturer with approximately 30,000 employees worldwide. Boston Scientific is dedicated to transforming lives through innovative medical solutions that improve the health of patients around the world.
Joelle Peca, Events specialist, Mikron Automation
Tel: +41 32 843 1280