Midwest Products & Engineering (MPE), a designer and contract manufacturer of medical devices, is expanding into the EMEA market. The EMEA expansion will allow MPE to bring its "one-stop-to-shop" for medical device product design, regulatory, manufacturing and delivery to OEMs around the world, the company reported in a news release.
"It's part of our organizational DNA to partner very closely with our OEM customers. We're excited to be expanding so we can bring our 40-plus years of medical device expertise closer to our international customers," stated Hank Kohl, president & CEO, in the release.
Robin Hembry has joined as director of international markets – strategic accounts to lead the expansion. "I am greatly excited to bring my long experience in the OEM business, and my deep clinical knowledge, to work with MPE to support our existing global customers, as well as to develop the international presence," said Hembry. "This is an exciting time with MPE's global expansion plan, and I am honored to be the first international employee."
Hembry has been trained and qualified in the manufacturing of medical equipment in Tuttlingen, Germany, the leading center for surgical instruments and medical technologies, the company reported. He has focused on innovative new products in multi-specialty fields of minimally invasive surgery, NOTES, robotics, orthopedics/spine, neuro, cardio, and diagnostics.