SteriPack Group, a global contract manufacturing service provider to the medical device, diagnostic, and pharmaceutical industries, has acquired HS Design Inc., an ISO 13485 certified product development company. The companies aim to provide flexible and responsive design, development, and contract manufacturing solutions, integrating holistic product lifecycle management services.
"Looking forward, HSD will enhance SteriPack's team to include an agile organization focused on creative problem solving and design with strong technical expertise," said Andrew McLean, CEO of SteriPack, in a news release. "Additionally, this acquisition further expands our operations in the United States. We will now have the ability to provide a full suite of product lifecycle services, commencing with new ideas all the way through to manufacturing and commercialization."
For more than 40 years, HSD has worked with world-class corporations, institutions, researchers, and clinicians to design leading-edge medical devices. HSD has extensive experience integrating human factors in design, and its user-centered design process forms the foundation for industrial and interaction designers. It strives to balance product architecture requirements with visual elements in digital and physical embodiments, encompassing all aspects of usability while being sensitive to aesthetic design and branding requirements. These front-end efforts, coupled with HSD's strong engineering capabilities, balance technical functionality with manufacturing quality, reliability, and value, the company reported.
"SteriPack's shared values, culture, and innovation make it an ideal fit for HSD," said Tor Alden, president of HS Design, in the release. "The combination of our companies takes advantage of the strengths in both organizations. HSD has a history of collaboration that will continue and grow with SteriPack's regulatory and global manufacturing. We are excited to become the innovation and design center for SteriPack, serving existing and new clients."