Smithers to open new medical testing lab in Akron


The first of multiple planned expansions in the Medical Device Testing division at Smithers will open next year at the Bounce Innovation Hub in Akron, according to a news release.

The third-party testing, consulting and validation company said the new laboratory will open in the first quarter of 2021 and have the ability to qualify pen, jet and auto injectors; pre-filled syringes; cartridge and pump dispensers; injection vials and caps; transfusion and IV sets; smart patches and patch pumps; and metered-dose inhalers, among other medical products, the company said. Square footage of the space is yet to be determined, a spokeswoman told Crain’s.

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Written by Rubber & Plastics News.

Originally published October 7, 2020.

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