Minnesota Rubber and Plastics Clean Room Expansion

Minnesota Rubber and Plastics Doubles Clean Room Manufacturing Capacity

Company adds new clean room to its Litchfield facilities

Minnesota Rubber and Plastics announced that it has doubled its clean room manufacturing capacity at its Litchfield, Minnesota facilities. The expansion is in response to rapid growth of the company’s medical and pharmaceutical business.

As a leading molder of high performance elastomers and thermoplastics to the medical device industry, Minnesota Rubber and Plastics added a new Class 8 clean room at its 70,000 sqft Litchfield manufacturing facility.

Minnesota Rubber and Plastics Doubles Clean Room Manufacturing Capacity At Its Litchfield, Minnesota Facilities

Custom Molded Filter Screen Assemblies

The Litchfield operations are highly automated that include horizontal injection and vertical compression/transfer presses for processing high performance elastomers and liquid silicone rubber. Significant medical processing capabilities include contaminant-free white room and clean room molding, finishing and assembly of complex medical device components and assemblies.

Litchfield’s expanded clean room facilities have significant enhancements

Litchfield’s expanded clean room facilities have been augmented with dozens of support systems, equipment and machines integrated into the enhanced manufacturing operations including the addition of new cleaning and packaging equipment.

“The Litchfield expansion represents a continuation of Minnesota Rubber and Plastics commitment to the global medical and pharmaceutical industry,”

according to Lih Fang Chew, Global Vice President of Marketing-MedPharma. “During the last decade, the company has tripled the size of its medical manufacturing facilities in River Falls, Wisconsin with new and expanded Class 7 and 8 clean rooms. Also included are greatly expanded compound and material testing facilities in Mason City, Iowa,” stated Lih Fang Chew. These expansions, together with the Litchfield’s enhancements, underscore the rapid growth of Minnesota Rubber and Plastics overall medical manufacturing facilities.

Inspiring this growth is Minnesota Rubber and Plastics long-term orientation to science-based processes and procedures. These combined with leading edge technologies have fostered continued advances in material sciences, new product development launches and production standards. The company has developed a concerted program to implement continuous improvement of systems and procedures, with these new medical facilities in support of customer product performance goals.



About Minnesota Rubber & Plastics

Minnesota Rubber and Plastics

Since 1945, Minnesota Rubber and Plastics has built a world-wide reputation in the molding and assembly of products made from elastomers and thermoplastics. Our reputation is founded on our unique science-based approach that has made us the preferred manufacturing partner for industry leaders in North Ame

Minnesota Rubber and Plastics

Minnesota Rubber and Plastics

rica, Europe and Asia. And we are especially well known for our ability to provide cost-effective solutions to technically demanding applications.

Our leadership is based on our experience in materials R&D, engineering design, product-development support and program management. In addition, our state-of-the-art technical support centers work closely with our manufacturing, sourcing and logistics network to ensure that customer expectations are met and exceeded.

Minnesota Rubber and Plastics information

On September 17, 2012, Norwest Equity Partners acquired Quadion Corporation, d.b.a. Minnesota Rubber and Plastics.