CHARLOTTE, NC and NORTH BARRINGTON, IL ─ Medical Murray, a leading medical device development and contract manufacturing company, hosted an open house and ribbon cutting event on Wednesday, October 23, showcasing their new design and development facility located in Charlotte, North Carolina.
The open house provided guests the opportunity to meet with the Charlotte team and key personnel from the company’s development and contract manufacturing facilities located in suburban Chicago. Many current and new project ideas were discussed, and it was a great networking opportunity for all.Pictured (L-R): Don Richardson; Ann Clark; Sandy Savard; Tanner Hargens; Phil Leopold; Brian Walsh; Andy Leopold; Paul Imaoka; Jane Kearns
“The open house was a tremendous success and many company business leaders and supporters of the life science community were in attendance,” said Tanner Hargens, regional vice president and head of the operation. “We look forward to fostering relationships and working with medical device companies in supporting our mission of developing complex disposable medical devices to advance the betterment of patient care.”
Hargens has more than a decade of experience in medical device engineering and specializes in implants, biomechanics, biomaterials, and minimally invasive procedures. He also provides expertise related to commercializing medical products.
Jane Kearns, account manager for the Charlotte Chamber of Commerce, along with president and owner of Medical Murray, Phillip Leopold, facilitated the ribbon cutting ceremony.
Medical Murray is also working closely with North Carolina Biotechnology Center (http://www.ncbiotech.org/) to foster growth of the life sciences community in North Carolina including biotechnology research, business, education, and strategic policy. Key staff members from NC Biotech welcomed guests during the event.
“We were delighted to be a part of this event and are fortunate to count Medical Murray among our newest assets in Greater Charlotte,” said Corie Curtis, executive director of NC Biotech. “The company has extensive knowledge in bringing intricate medical device products to market.”
About Medical Murray
Founded in 1996, Medical Murray is a global medical technology innovator specializing in designing, developing, and contract manufacturing unique complex catheter systems, permanent implants, and bioabsorbables for less invasive vascular, urologic and surgical applications. Their nano-molding capabilities feature patented molding technology of parts weighing less than 1 gram. Medical Murray also offers contract manufacturing facilities featuring four ISO 13485 class 7 clean rooms, and FDA registration to handle full sterilization, packaging, and final distribution needs. The company headquarters are located in North Barrington, IL. Follow Medical Murray on LinkedIn.
About North Carolina Biotechnology Center
The North Carolina Biotechnology Center is a private, non-profit organization headquartered in Research Triangle Park, with regional offices in Asheville, Greater Charlotte, Greenville, Wilmington, and Winston-Salem. Founded in 1984 by the North Carolina General Assembly, it was the first state-sponsored biotechnology initiative in the United States, merging the interests of the academic private and public sectors. The North Carolina Biotechnology Center’s mission is to provide long-term economic and societal benefits to North Carolina through support of biotechnology research, business, education and strategic policy. The Greater Charlotte Office serves an 11-county region.