Applied Silicone Expands Manufacturing and Warehouse Operations

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Applied Silicone, a global supplier of long-term implantable silicone for the medical device and critical healthcare market, has expanded manufacturing and warehouse operations and increased silicone elastomer base production by 50%.

Applied Silicone Corporation, a global supplier of long-term implantable silicones for the medical device and critical healthcare market, announces the expansion of its silicone manufacturing and warehouse operations in Santa Paula, California. The facility was expanded to improve manufacturing capacity and inventory control measures and enabled the addition of two new mixers which increased elastomer base manufacturing by 50%. The expansion also increased the storage area for finished goods, expanded shipping and receiving, and improved inventory control of intermediates and finished goods.

"Our expanded facility allows us to streamline daily demands on production resources and gives us improved capabilities in inventory control, shipping, and receiving,” said Roberto Jimenez, Manufacturing Director at Applied Silicone. “This investment reflects our commitment to our customers and our commitment to grow our products and services to meet the needs of the implantable silicone market.”

Applied Silicone will continue its multi-stage expansion during 2014 and 2015, adding significant square footage for manufacturing and laboratory facilities.

To learn more about Applied Silicone’s products and services please visit, http://www.appliedsilicone.com.

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About Applied Silicone Corporation
Applied Silicone is a global supplier of long-term implantable silicones serving the medical device and critical healthcare market since 1987. Products include high purity silicone gels, elastomer dispersions, adhesives, LSR, HCR, lubricant coatings, primers, fluids, sheeting, and custom formulations. All products are manufactured in the Santa Paula facility and designed to meet FDA and ISO 10993 biocompatibility requirements within an ISO 9001:2008 certified quality system.

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