Gems Sensors - PRODUCT NEWS


Gems Sensors & Controls (Gems®), the global manufacturer of customised, application engineered sensors, controls, solenoid valves and sub-assemblies has expanded still further its facilities for the development and manufacture of specialised medical products.

Increased demand from around the world has led the company to open a new Medical Processing Area at its headquarters in Plainville, USA; together with a recently completed expansion of its sensor and controls production operation this adds a further 20,000 sq. ft. (1,858 sq. m) of manufacturing space.

Gems has experienced continued growth over the past ten years, particularly in the medical sector. The new Medical Processing Area will allow the company to improve its product development and manufacturing layouts, providing better material and product workflow to address the specific needs of customers in the medical sector, while ensuring safer working areas for employees. The additional space will also allow Gems to expand its workforce as sales continue to grow.

Gems has served the medical sector for more than 20 years, providing ISO13485 certified products for the specialised fluid control and handling requirements of the medical device, diagnostic, life science, and biotechnology market segments.

“We are delighted with the expansion of our manufacturing facility”, says Patrick Murphy, VP and General Manager for Gems Sensors & Controls, “The additional space will allow us to continue to grow our product offering and serve the unique needs of our customers around the world. I am particularly excited about the addition of a dedicated processing area to accommodate the exacting requirements of our customers in the medical sector, as it will increase our ability to design new and innovative solutions that are purpose built for each application”.

About Gems Sensors & Controls
Founded in 1955, Gems is a preferred supplier to thousands of OEM companies across a broad range of industries throughout the world due to its extensive application knowledge, innovative sensor and miniature solenoid valve designs, and customer centric approach to problem solving to meet customer-specific needs. Gems Sensors and Controls is a leading global manufacturer of: liquid level, flow, and pressure sensors; solid-state relays and barriers; liquid and pneumatic miniature solenoid valves; and pre-assembled fluidic systems with facilities in North America, Europe, and Asia. Gems Sensors & Controls is ISO 9001, ISO 13485, UL, and CE certified.
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January 2012

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