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Through helping other organizations mitigate risks and grasp opportunities, we can drive positive, sustainable change for clients, our people and society at large.

KPMG member firms operate in 147 countries, collectively employing more than 219,000 people, serving the needs of business, governments, public-sector agencies, not-for-profits and through member firms’ audit and assurance practices, the capital markets. KPMG is committed to quality and service excellence in all that we do, bringing our best to clients and earning the public’s trust through our actions and behaviours both professionally and personally.

We lead with a commitment to quality and consistency across our global network, bringing a passion for client success and a purpose to serve and improve the communities in which member firms operate. In a world where rapid change and unprecedented disruption are the new normal, we inspire confidence and empower change in all we do.

We shape the world of logistics with a strong determination to connect people and goods through innovative and sustainable logistics solutions. Every day, we go above and beyond to meet the needs of our customers. By anticipating challenges and applying our visionary mindset, we advance global trade and bring communities together.

We believe in contributing to the world around us and thus being a part of something greater. As a logistics partner, we see ourselves as part of the big picture, bringing people and communities all over the world closer together. That is why we dedicate our time to ensuring that people all over the world have access to what powers their businesses and lives, from technical components, medication and perishables to urgent spare parts for an aircraft.

Kuehne+Nagel is proud to be recognised as a leader in global logistics and rated most visionary in the 2020 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Third-Party Logistics Providers. This recognition validates our approach to challenging the status quo and developing innovative solutions for our customers.

Headquartered in Cranston, RI, Nelipak is a leader in the design, development and manufacturing of custom designed packaging for the medical device and pharmaceutical industries. Our customers consist of some of the largest and most reputable medical device and pharmaceutical companies in the world.

Nelipak was founded in 1953, and currently operates from ten production facilities, three in North America – located in Cranston, RI, Whitehall, PA and Phoenix, AZ; five in Europe – located in Venray, the Netherlands,  Galway, Ireland, Clara, Ireland, Derry, Northern Ireland, Elsham, United Kingdom; and two in Latin America – located in San Jose, Costa Rica and Humacao, Puerto Rico. With over 1,400 employees worldwide, Nelipak is 100% focused on healthcare packaging delivering superior quality and customer experience by bringing world class manufacturing and having ISO:13485 certification at each of its locations.

Nelipak maintains a 60-year history of innovation of cleanroom manufactured custom thermoformed medical packaging , designed to meet medical device and pharmaceutical manufacturers’ most stringent packaging requirements.

Our experienced in-house design, development, prototyping, manufacturing and quality teams offer medical trays and blisters, surgical procedure trays, pharmaceutical handling trays, custom built sealing machines and other value added services. From concept to reality, Nelipak provide turnkey solutions to help you realize your packaging project.

Teleflex is a global provider of medical technologies designed to improve the health and quality of people’s lives. We apply purpose driven innovation – a relentless pursuit of identifying unmet clinical needs – to benefit patients and healthcare providers. Our portfolio is diverse, with solutions in the fields of vascular and interventional access, surgical, anesthesia, cardiac care, urology, emergency medicine and respiratory care. Teleflex employees worldwide are united in the understanding that what we do every day makes a difference.

In 2010 VistaMed partnered with Freudenberg Medical. Freudenberg Medical is a custom manufacturer for the global medical device and healthcare industries. With 11 manufacturing sites worldwide, Freudenberg Medical’s manufacturing capabilities range from product design and development, silicone/thermoplastic moulding, thermo plastic extrusion, hypo-tubing, device assembly and packaging. This partnership allows VistaMed and Freudenberg to provide a comprehensive solution to your medical device needs.



Specializing in Minimally Invasive delivery & access devices, Creganna Medical provides the full spectrum of services to design, develop and deliver finished medical devices to market. We offer a comprehensive range of outsourced solutions to medical device companies  – from clinical and regulatory support to innovative design and reliable manufacturing services.

We are the catheter design & manufacturing partner of choice for the world’s leading medical device companies and are  acknowledged by the industry as the top-ranking solution provider in a range of MI catheter market segments including PTCA, PTA, EP, Specialty & Niche catheters – Atherectomy, CTO, Vulnerable Plaque, Thrombectomy & GI catheters.

Working in partnership with Skillnets and our contracting organisation, the Irish Medtech Association (Ibec sector), the Irish Medtech Association Skillnet has over the past number of years grown substantially in direct response to the training needs of industry. Total expenditure (2008-2015) is over €4.2 million, with 40% contribution from member companies and the remaining 60% funded by the state. Targets of over 6,000 trainees and 30,000 training days have been achieved.


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