Phillips-Medisize Corporation has been recognized as the 2015 Business of the Year in St. Croix County

February 26, 2016 (Hudson, Wisconsin) Phillips-Medisize Corporation was recognized as the 2015 Business of the Year in St. Croix County (30 or more employees) by the St. Croix Economic Development Corporation (EDC). Phillips-Medisize was honored during the annual banquet on Thursday, February 25, 2016 at Kilkarney Hill Golf Club in River Falls, WI.

“We are honored to be recognized by the St. Croix EDC as the 2015 Business of the Year; we very much appreciate the support of the community. We have four facilities here, two of which we recently made capital investments in – the expansion of our medical facility in New Richmond and the Engineering Test lab in Hudson,” remarked Matt Jennings, Chairman and CEO of Phillips-Medisize. “Our global growth helps drive our growth locally, here in St. Croix County, and elsewhere in Wisconsin. Our people, and the communities, have a passion for excellence, which enables Phillips-Medisize to compete globally, earning and keeping the confidence of our customers.”

Chuck Jerrick, President of St. Croix EDC, commented, “Our 2015 winners reflect the depth and breadth of St. Croix County’s diverse business base. Phillips-Medisize has a global footprint, but is firmly grounded in two communities in St. Croix County and even more communities across the state.”

St. Croix EDC disclosed criteria for the award include recent noteworthy accomplishments, such as milestone anniversary, physical plant expansion, and increase in employment, to name a few. Other information also included in consideration is contributions to enhance the community, such as contributions to community projects, service to area youth, educational programs, and other efforts to increase the quality of the community.

About Phillips-Medisize Corporation
Phillips-Medisize is a leading global outsource provider of design and manufacturing services to the drug delivery, consumable diagnostics and medical device, and specialty commercial markets. The company has annual sales of over $600 million with 80% of the total revenue coming from drug delivery, medical device, primary pharmaceutical packaging and diagnostic products such as: disposable insulin pens, glucose meters, specialty inhalation drug delivery devices, single use surgical devices and consumable diagnostic components.

Phillips-Medisize Corporation features a list of blue chip medical device, pharmaceutical and commercial customers. The company partners with its customers to provide design and development services which accelerate speed to market of innovative products and then works with its customers to deploy advanced automated assembly and quality control technologies which reduce manufacturing cost while improving quality. The company’s core advantage is the knowledge of its people to integrate design, molding, and automation to drive low cost and high quality manufacturing solutions.

Phillips-Medisize Corporation is headquartered in Hudson, WI, and employs over 3,400 people in 14 locations throughout the United States, Europe, Mexico and China. The company also has design centers in Wisconsin, California, The Netherlands and China.