Medical Devices

  • AGA Medical Expands Manufacturing in Minnesota


    Medtech company AGA Medical will relocate its headquarters from Golden Valley to a 27-acre corporate park recently purchased in Plymouth, Minn. The site, the former home of Qwest’s wireless operations, includes a three-story, 189,000-sf facility that more than quadruples AGA’s current space.

  • GlaxoSmithKline Opens Zebulon Manufacturing Plant


    GlaxoSmithKline has opened its new 220,000-sf manufacturing facility in Zebulon, N.C. The facility will employ 250 workers engaged in manufacturing inhaled respiratory products, including a device called the Advair Diskus.

  • BioMerieux Expands Durham Headquarters


    BioMerieux, a French diagnostic instruments maker, is expanding its U.S. headquarters in Durham's Teer Technical Park with the lease of an additional 20,000 sf. The space will house research in probe instrument technology. 

  • Biosite Plans Mira Mesa Headquarters


    San Diego-based Biosite is planning to construct a four-building, 350,000-sf corporate headquarters on 17.7 acres recently purchased in Mira Mesa, Calif. Biosite, a maker of rapid diagnostic products, plans to purchase an additional 8.4 acres by year-end 2003.

  • VWR International Expands With Move to Franklin


    VWR International, a subsidiary of the German Merck KGaA group, is expanding with a move from 17,000 sf in Marlborough to 70,000 sf in Franklin, Mass. The Westchester-based company distributes chemicals and other lab-related equipment to researchers and life science companies.

  • C.R. Bard Develops Covington Facility


    Medical products supplier C.R. Bard has selected Pattillo Construction Co. to develop its new 411,100-sf distribution center in Covington, Ga. The building will be sited in the Lochridge Industrial Park on 38 acres of land.

  • Tyco Heathcare Retail Group Occupies Henry County Facility


    Tyco Healthcare Retail Group will occupy 608,000-sf of the 818,000-sf former warehouse facility in Henry County, Ga.

  • Analogic Corp. Builds Peabody Facility


    Analogic Corp. is planning to construct an additional 100,000 sf facility on its 65-acre Peabody headquarters campus. The development will accommodate the relocation of two company divisions to the campus.

  • Medtronic Opens Netherlands Distribution Center


    Medtronic Inc. opened its $32.1-million distribution center in Heerlen, the Netherlands, in early March 2003. The 322,900-sf center, Medtronic's largest distribution facility, will employ 700 workers and will send over 30,000 medical devices worldwide every day.

  • Sulzer Mitroflow Plans Cleanroom


    Sulzer Mitroflow Corp. has selected KTEC Cleanroom Systems of Round Rock, Texas to design, fabricate, and install a 10,000-sf cleanroom in Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada.