SEKO Logistics opens Irish MedTec Solutions
SEKO MedTec Solutions, which delivers SEKO Logistics’ specialist offering to the medical and technology sectors, has opened a new European Control Centre in Galway, Ireland, to spearhead its expansion in the US$500 billion medical device market.
April 1, 2014
SEKO MedTec Solutions, which delivers SEKO Logistics’ specialist offering to the medical and technology sectors, has opened a new European Control Centre in Galway, Ireland, to spearhead its expansion in the US$500 billion medical device market. The new centre will support products flowing through Europe’s main logistics hubs and will house MedTec Network management, inventory control, quality and process engineering, IT support and development, programme management, packaging design and engineering, sales and market development, logistics co-ordination and the company’s EU Call Centre. Ireland is home to 15 of the world’s top 20 medical technology companies.
SEKO MedTec Solutions, headquartered in the US controls and optimises movement and distribution of finished goods, demonstration goods and returns/repairs for many of the top Global Medical Device Manufacturers through five dedicated distribution centres located across the US. This includes ultrasound, surgery equipment, anesthesia, incubators, ventilators, x-ray, monitoring, laboratory analysers, and dialysis machines, as well as servers, telecommunications and satellite equipment. The new European Control Centre will mirror these services and also incorporate clean room manufacturing and kitting.
Joe Bento, chief sales officer of SEKO Logistics, said: “SEKO is growing rapidly in Europe and Ireland is a key part of that expansion, particularly given its strong and thriving Med Tech industry, which is the second fastest growing sector of our $600 million business. The new Control Centre in Galway will enable us to extend our specialist suite of supply chain services to the Med Tech industry in Ireland and across Europe.”