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Precision Engineered Products Expands Medical Manufacturing Capability with New Dominican Republic Facility

Thu, 06/21/2012 - 8:45am
The Associated Press

ATTLEBORO, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun 21, 2012-- Precision Engineered Products LLC (PEP), a global manufacturer of surgical and medical instruments, devices, and components, is increasing its global manufacturing base with a new facility in the Caribbean.

The 5,000 square foot, Class 8 medical manufacturing operation is located in the Zona Franca Industrial in San Pedro de Macorís, Dominican Republic.

Production of surgical staples began this month. Plans to expand site manufacturing to include complementary molding, stamping and assembly capabilities are in progress.

Said president and CEO Alan Huffenus of the initiative, "The new Precision Engineered Products medical manufacturing facility in the Dominican Republic better positions PEP to deliver highest quality surgical and medical devices and components to our customers at the best possible value." Continued Mr. Huffenus, "This strategic investment increases PEP's manufacturing agility, and ultimately improves support of our customers' operations worldwide." Precision Engineered Products has ten manufacturing locations in four countries. The Dominican Republic facility is the second PEP operation devoted principally to medical manufacturing. PEP's Bridgeport, Connecticut location is home to medical and surgical business units Lacey Manufacturing and Boston Endo-Surgical Technologies.

Precision Engineered Products LLC (PEP) develops manufacturing solutions for complex product requirements by applying unique expertise in surgical and orthopedic devices, precision metal and plastic components, micro stampings, micro moldings, and surface finishing technologies. Brands include Boston Endo-Surgical Technologies (BE-ST), Brainin, General Metal Finishing, Lacey, microPEP, Polymet, and Wauconda. PEP is based in Attleboro, MA.

CONTACT: Precision Engineered Products LLC Jennifer Linell, 508-226-5600 Corporate Marketing Manager jlinell@pep-corp.com KEYWORD: UNITED STATES NORTH AMERICA CARIBBEAN DOMINICAN REPUBLIC MASSACHUSETTS INDUSTRY KEYWORD: ENERGY OTHER ENERGY SURGERY TECHNOLOGY NANOTECHNOLOGY HEALTH BIOTECHNOLOGY MEDICAL DEVICES MANUFACTURING AEROSPACE AUTOMOTIVE MANUFACTURING ENGINEERING OTHER MANUFACTURING MEDICAL SUPPLIES GENERAL HEALTH SOURCE: Precision Engineered Products LLC Copyright Business Wire 2012 PUB: 06/21/2012 12:08 PM/DISC: 06/21/2012 12:08 PM http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20120621006130/

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