Wisconsin-based Sunlite Plastics Inc. Awarded First Global MedAccred Accreditation for Plastics Extrusion
GERMANTOWN, Wis. (Dec. 19, 2017) – Sunlite Plastics Inc. announced today that after a rigorous process audit, the company has officially obtained Accreditation from MedAccred in plastics extrusion – making it the first company globally to achieve this honor.
A leader in custom medical tubing, Sunlite specializes in PVC extrusion. The company manages its PVC manufacturing process in-house and its products are delivered to clients line-ready. Sunlite received MedAccred Accreditation for demonstrating its ongoing commitment to product quality by satisfying customer requirements, meeting stringent industry specifications and achieving compliance to manufacturing best practices addressed in the thorough audit criteria. Sunlite is a subsidiary of Diversatek Inc.
“On behalf of Sunlite Plastics Inc., we’re thrilled to be recognized for our manufacturing expertise and quality assurance,” said Diversatek Inc. Chairman and CEO Brant Stanford. “We have always operated as a partner to our clients, not a vendor. Process is central to this commitment and we pride ourselves on regular evaluation and refinement to ensure consistent product quality and efficacy. Our MedAccred “first global” distinction is a testament to our team’s hard work and to seven decades of experience in high-volume manufacturing.”
Established by leaders in the medical device industry and the Performance Review Institute (PRI) in 2013, MedAccred is an industry managed, consensus-driven approach focused on improving patient safety by preventing product defects through a critical manufacturing process audit. MedAccred Accreditation is designed to help medical device companies identify suppliers who provide superior manufacturing processes. A number of leading medical device manufacturers have already pledged their support for the MedAccred Accreditation process.
“Achieving MedAccred Accreditation is not easy, especially when you’re the first worldwide to accomplish this in your respective category,” said Joe Pinto, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer at the Performance Review Institute. “Our first industry audit with Sunlite ultimately lays a critical foundation for criteria that guides other plastic and thermoplastic extruders. PRI is proud to support companies like Sunlite to drive improvement in quality in the medical device industry.”
To learn more about Sunlite Inc. and its manufacturing process, visit http://sunliteplastics.com/.
MedAccred is an industry managed supply chain oversight program that reduces risk to patient safety, assures quality products and compliance with requirements as they apply to critical processes used in the production of medical devices. The program is administered by the not-for-profit Performance Review Institute. PRI is a global provider of customer-focused solutions designed to improve process and product quality by adding value, reducing total cost and promoting collaboration among stakeholders in industries where safety and quality are shared goals. PRI works closely with industry to understand their emerging needs and offers customized solutions in response. Learn more at >http://p-r-i.org/medaccred/ or contact PRI at [email protected].
About Sunlite Plastics
Founded in 1946, Sunlite Plastics Inc. is the trusted name in custom medical tubing. The company specializes in high-volume PVC extrusion, managing all compounding in-house at its two state-of-the-art domestic facilities. Sunlite is headquartered in Germantown, Wis. and has been a wholly-owned, independently managed Diversatek Inc. subsidiary since 1983. It is ISO13485 certified. For more information, please visit http://sunliteplastics.com/.
About Diversatek, Inc.
Diversatek Inc. is a privately-owned holding company in the medical and medical technology markets. Invested in a broad and ever-growing line of intelligent and convenient technologies, Diversatek brings smart solutions to medical diagnostics and therapeutic procedures, continuing care and rehabilitation, and contract services for medical device OEMs. Diversatek Inc. recently united two complementary subsidiaries, Sandhill Scientific and Medovations, to form one singular organization, Diversatek Healthcare. Diversatek Healthcare is committed to technologies that simplify the complex medical marketplace. For more information, please visit http://www.diversatek.com/.