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Manufacturing: A Continuing Growth Trend for Device Industry


In a continuing trend, most states saw an increase in the number of registered manufacturing facilities in 2006. Overall, the number of medical device establishments increased from 11,364 (2005) to 12,679 (2006). To submit registration and listing submissions, contact FDA at 240/276-0111 or via e-mail at [email protected]. For policy questions, contact CDRH at 240/276-0110; fax 240/276-0140; or e-mail [email protected].

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FDA-registered medical device establishments, with the number of firms and percentage of U.S. total for each state. Establishments include manufacturers, contract manufacturers, repackagers/relabelers, and rebuilders/refurbishers. Percentages for each state are rounded to the nearest whole number. Source: CDRH establishment registration database.

CDRH answered 44,000 requests for information from small manufacturers in 2005.
—CDRH FY 2005 Annual Report

Metropolitan areas with the highest concentration of medical science workers, 2005. Source: U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics.
The future prosperity of the [medtech] industry will rely on a commitment to forge stronger partnerships between the public and private sectors.
—David Gollaher, president and CEO of California Healthcare Institutes

The number of FDA-registered medical device establishments in the United States in 2005 compared with 2006. Source: CDRH establishment registration database.
Medical device manufacturing, repackaging, and rebuilding operations, by state. Source: CDRH establishment registration database.
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