K+N Japan receives medical device license

Japan’s Chiba Prefecture Government has granted Kuehne + Nagel Japan a medical device manufacturing license (packaging, labeling and storage) for its logistics facility in Ichikawa.


K+N Japan receives medical device license


Japan’s Chiba Prefecture Government has granted Kuehne + Nagel Japan a medical device manufacturing license (packaging, labeling and storage) for its logistics facility in Ichikawa. The new designation marks an important step in the company’s further development of industry specific solutions tailored to the needs of the pharmaceutical and healthcare industry in Japan, it said. The newly obtained license allows Kuehne + Nagel to perform activities within the manufacturing processes of medical devices prior to their distribution to the market. Specifically, Kuehne + Nagel can provide three main areas of services, namely the packaging, labeling and storing of medical devices. As part of the licensing requirements, Kuehne + Nagel has also appointed a dedicated on-site technical specialist for medical device manufacturing at its logistics facility in Ichikawa.