Staunton, Va.-based medical supplier Cadence Inc. is expanding its Pennsylvania facility, including an expanded Class 7 clean room.
The initial 21,000-square-foot expansion in Cranberry Township is scheduled to be complete in March. Cadence expects the clean room to be complete by the end of 2022.
The project "will allow us to grow our manufacturing to match current and future growth in medical device demand from our customers," Mark Carper, director of operations at Cadence's Pennsylvania facility, told Plastics News. "We are currently hiring more manufacturing personnel to support this growth in our operations."
"We have needed to expand our current footprint in [Pennsylvania] for a while and the opportunity presented itself when the neighboring business decided not to renew their lease," Beth Alltop marketing and communications specialist at Cadence, said in an email to Plastics News.
"There are four units in this one office complex," Alltop said. "The business unit immediately next door to Cadence isn't renewing their lease … we will be removing the interior wall that currently separates the two businesses."
Alltop declined to comment on the cost of the expansion.
"Everything lined up so well for this expansion to take place, and we are thrilled to be able to grow and support our customers' requirements," Carper said in the release. "The growing team in Pennsylvania is very excited about the opportunity to expand our facility."
Cadence added a Class 8 clean room to its Virginia headquarters last year to be used for development and manufacturing of medical devices.
The finished device facility in Pennsylvania will provide clean room manufacturing, final assembly, final packaging and labeling, sterilization management and supply chain management of finished medical devices.