Company and Commitment: Everything in Precision Molding

Nolato Medical transfers know how to US company

February 2, 2011

Nolato Medical is excited to announce the addition of liquid silicone injection molding to its US facility in Baldwin WI, Nolato Contour.

Nolato Contour is currently adding its third clean room, a Class 7 clean room that will accommodate the new liquid silicone injection molding machines. Completion for the building and equipment expansion is scheduled for the spring of 2011.

The new liquid silicone injection molding service is built on transfer of technology and know how from Nolato Medical in Sweden. Nolato boasts over 30 plus years of liquid silicone and thermoplastic injection molding experience for complex implantable and non-implantable medical products. The company has also established a strong reputation in its ability to over-mold silicone to thermoplastic components.

For Nolato Group's official press release click here

Highlights

  • Fast: 1-4 weeks
  • Technically strong
  • All the Processes
  • Class 10,000 and 100,000 clean room
  • Medical level quality
  • Wisconsin Manufacturer of the Year

Commitment

  • Meet our promises
  • Respond quickly no matter what the need
  • Never compromise on quality
  • Always operate with integrity
Wisconsin Manufacturer of the Year

New From Nolato Contour

Nolato Contour

On July 23rd, 2010 Nolato signed an agreement to acquire the assets of Contour Plastics, Inc. This transaction is effective immediately.

The new venture will operate as Nolato Contour and with the additional resources of Nolato, move into areas such as contract medical device manufacturing, silicone injection molding and a global supply chain. This new venture will allow Nolato Contour to compete effectively and continue the growth we have experienced over the last 20 years.

Nolato Contour will continue the same strong relationships with our current customers and vendors, and the new venture will allow us to offer new services. Nolato will gain a United States presence in manufacturing and will work with Contour Plastics to push development and better serve the current Nolato customers in the United States. Nolato Medical has a strong sales presence in the United States particularly in the Midwest.

Nolato Medical is a division of the Nolato Group with headquarters in Torekov, Sweden. The company was founded 1938 and has been publicly traded at NASDAQ OMX Nordic exchange since 1984. Annual sales in 2009 were $350 million and the company employs more than 5000 people worldwide. The Nolato Group has 17 manufacturing plants located in Sweden, Hungary, China and India. With the acquisition of Contour Plastics we will add the United States to the global foot print, offering our customers a global supply in three continents.

For Nolato Group's official Press Release click here

3D Printer Capabilities

Contour Plastics recently added a uPrint 3D Printer by Dimension. The uPrint Personal Printer builds durable ABS Plus™ models for visualization, collaboration, functional testing and planning.

Plant Expansion

New facility nearly doubles the office and production floor space. Included are a class 10,000 and 100,000 clean room principally for medical industry parts and assemblies, additional presses and related equipment to increase production capacity and expansion of the automated resin drying and distribution system. Barry Grant, President of Contour Plastics, stated that this expansion will help in the company's continuous program to shorten delivery and broaden its services to the medical and other related industries.

Class 10,000 & 100,000 Clean Room

Contour Plastics has recently completed a 46,000 square foot building expansion. The focus of the addition is to support the demands of our Medical Device customers. Contour Plastics is excited to announce that within this new expansion we have added a 1500 square foot Class 10,000 and 5,000 square foot Class 100,000 Clean Rooms. These new facilities will allow Contour Plastics to continue to grow with our Medical Device customers and be able to offer clean room molding, device assembly and medical packaging.

New Website Launched

You are looking at Contour Plastics new website, that's aimed at providing all the information you want about Contour Plastics, and related plastic technologies, with just a click on one of the comprehensive list of features on every page.

For those interested in just a quick overview as seen through the eyes of engineering, procurement or quality, we have a one page fact sheet that you can access right from our cover page.