LONDON, 9 March 2018. Carclo Technical Plastics Ltd (CTP) announces the official opening of its new manufacturing facility in Mitcham, Surrey.

CTP has worked with BD Medical - Pharmaceutical Systems on the development and scale-up of the BD Vystra ™ disposable pen which is used for delivery of liquid pharmaceuticals. The new 1,000m2 facility is dedicated to the manufacture of this product and has been opened by Councillor Stephen Alambritas and Deputy Mayor Judy Saunders from the London Borough of Merton.

CTP has invested significantly in new manufacturing space, injection moulding machines, ancillaries and specialist staff in Mitcham to support this and other projects.

CTP’s UK Managing Director Patrick Ward stated “Carclo Technical Plastics is a specialist contract manufacturer of disposable diagnostic and drug delivery devices for the global medical industry. The Vystra ™ device underpins CTP’s continued growth within this sector.”

Carclo Technical Plastics,, is the largest division within Carclo plc with manufacturing operations in the UK, East and West USA, Czech Republic, India and China. The business increasingly adds value to its customers by assembling and packaging finished devices for the medical, pharmaceutical, diagnostic and ophthalmic sectors. Typical products include drug delivery devices such as injection devices and asthma inhalers and diagnostic consumables such as pipette tips, reagent packs and Point-of-Care cartridges.

Contact: Martin Day, Director, European Sales & Marketing, Carclo Technical Plastics, on +44(0) 208 685 0500