Smiths Medical Officially moves in at CTPark Hranice
On Thursday, 19th September, Smiths Medical held an official opening ceremony at their new 9,000 m2 manufacturing & completion facility at CTPark Hranice. A leading global provider of precision medical devices, Smiths Medical will use the facilities for high-tech production and completion to support its European activities.
The company took over the facilities in July, 8 months after signing a lease agreement, and have begun operations on plan. Full operations are expected to begin in H1 2014.
"We are pleased that a world leader in the medical industry chose Hranice, and CTP, for their operations. CTP was up for the challenge of building the required state-of-the-art clean rooms with strict requirements on the production environment, and getting it done on time," said CTP Project Manager David Chladek.
Smiths Medical is expected to invest over CZK190 million and create approximately 250 new high tech jobs to the area. Smiths Medical produces a range of high-tech medical devices used for surgical procedures and hospital care, including equipment for cardiovascular treatment, incubation and in-vitro fertilisation.