Smiths Medical to produce precision medical equipment at CTPark Hranice
Smiths Medical, a global leader in the design , manufacture and distribution of precision medical equipment, has signed for a 6,700m2 CTFit facility at CTPark Hranice in North Moravia.
The new facility, which will create 300 new jobs, will be the first manufacturing base for Smiths Medical in CEE. The company currently operates production facilities in the US, UK, Mexico and Italy.
Construction of the new facility began in November 2012, with handover scheduled for July 2013. Smiths Medical expects to launch full production in 2014. Smiths Medical chose CTPark Hranice for its strategic location, specialised infrastructure and close proximity to Ostrava, Olomouc and Brno. Output from the new facility at CTPark Hranice will supply Central European markets.