Johnson Medtech, the medical products group of Johnson Electric, a provider of motion actuators, announced on June 24 the opening of four new cleanrooms in Shajing, China. These new facilities will increase the company's medical manufacturing capacity by one million additional Class II and Class III medical devices and subassemblies per year
The state-of-the-art cleanrooms encompass 14,000 square meters on three floor and will include an ISO 6 Class 1,000 cleanroom equipped with an air shower, three ISO 8 Class 100,000 cleanrooms, an engineering office, a testing lab and a document control room, according to the company.
An an additional control manufacturing area, which will provide an assembly line and plastic injection workshop will be built beginning in 2009. The site will offer increased medical design, engineering, prototyping, testing, manufacturing, supply chain and logistic management capabilities.
"With these new cleanroom facilities, Johnson Medtech is able to deliver an unparalleled scale of vertical integration for hospital-grade, medical quality devices to medical device manufacturers," said Robert Hoctor, vice president of medical devices for Johnson Electric.