Johnson Matthey Medical Components Expands in Asia

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Positioning its business for growth in China, India and Southeast Asia, Johnson Matthey Medical Components is expanding its sales, service and distribution network with numerous medical component supply, and support locations in China, Thailand, Korea, Taiwan, Malaysia and India.

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Johnson Matthey Medical Components provides a complete range of capabilities in the fabrication of precious metals, alloys and Nitinol.

JM will continue to take our direction from our global customers, positioning our support close to our customers and closely coordinating efforts across borders in support of our multi-national customer base.

Johnson Matthey’s Medical Component branch in Hong Kong (Johnson Matthey Pacific, Ltd.) has announced the expansion of its medical component sales, service, and distribution network throughout China, India, and Southeast Asia in support of the world’s fastest growing medical device market.

Johnson Matthey is a leading provider of precious metal tube and wire, Nitinol, micromachined medical component parts made of platinum group metals, and other precious metal alloys. Johnson Matthey Pacific’s commitment to the medical device industry has been enhanced with sales, distribution, and support completely dedicated to the medical components supply chain throughout all of Asia. Operational support is now being provided to China from facilities in Hong Kong, Shenzhen, and Shanghai. Additional support in the region is now being provided from JM operations in Thailand, Korea, Taiwan, Malaysia, and India.

According to Mike Gross, Johnson Matthey Pacific’s General Manager, “These locations will enhance Johnson Matthey’s long-term growth prospects in the medical components market sector that is being driven by global device companies such as Medtronic, Boston Scientific, and St. Jude Medical. JM will continue to take our direction from our global customers, positioning our support close to our customers and closely coordinating efforts across borders in support of our multi-national customer base.”

Johnson Matthey is a FTSE 100 ranked company with a total revenue of £10.0 billion and underlying profit before tax* of £345.5 million in the financial year to 31st March 2011. Its headquarters are in Royston, Hertfordshire and its City and registered office is located at 5th Floor, 25 Farringdon Street, London EC4A 4AB.

Johnson Matthey provides Platinum Group Metals (PGM’s), Nitinol and other precious metals for use by medical device manufacturing facilities. Raw materials, precious metal tube and wire manufacturing originate in the company’s West Chester, Pennsylvania facility as well as its UK facility. Nitinol tube, wire, sheet and machined parts are manufactured in the San Jose, CA plant and micromachining operations take place in San Diego. Johnson Matthey offers global distribution through multi-country sales locations. More information can be attained by visiting the Johnson Matthey website.

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