NORMA Group opens first cleanroom to manufacture joining solutions for use in the biotech and pharmaceutical industries
NORMA Group opens first cleanroom to manufacture joining solutions for use in the biotech and pharmaceutical industriesHustopeče, Czech Republic, 12 June 2015 – NORMA Group, a global market leader in engineered joining technology, put its first cleanroom into operation at its production site in Hustopeče, Czech Republic on 11 June 2015. From now on, single-use systems from CONNECTORS Verbindungstechnik AG (“CONNECTORS”), a subsidiary of NORMA Group SE, will be manufactured and packed under sterile conditions. The pharmaceutical and biotech industries use these custom-made single-use systems made of silicone to transport and store liquids and gases, but also to collect samples.
Werner Deggim, CEO of NORMA Group, says: “Opening our first cleanroom production facility represents an important milestone for NORMA Group in serving its customers in the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries even better and reacting more quickly to their needs. With our new cleanroom, we now carry out the entire manufacturing process for our products, including quality control, on our own premises.”
The 150 m² cleanroom meets the ISO 14 644 Standard of Class 7 and offers capacities for another 800 m². NORMA Group has been manufacturing in the Czech Republic metal-based joining solutions such as retaining clips, hose clamps, pipe connectors and profile clamps since 1995. CONNECTORS has also been operating a cleanroom research department at its headquarters in Tagelswangen, Switzerland, since 2014 and markets clamps, valves, tubes and joining solutions for the transport of fluids and gases in medical applications. CONNECTORS was established in 1985 and has been a NORMA Group company since 2012.
Additional information on products from CONNECTORS Verbindungstechnik AG is available here www.connectors.ch.
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