State of the art facility to expand Medline’s reach in
Kleve, Germany, May 8, 2015 - Medline International Germany GmbH is delighted to announce the opening of its new warehouse in Kleve as of May 8. Medline, a leading provider of surgical and medical products worldwide, has tripled the size of its European distribution center to 37000 m2. This expansion comes as a response to growing demand for its products and services and growth plans for Eastern Europe, including the expansion of the company’s integrated logistics services. Medline employs 140 people in Kleve, of whom 60 are directly involved with the storage and distribution of Medline’s entire European product range.
Good news for Bánovce nad Bebravou: Minister Pavol Pavlis announced the arrival of a new investor
Bánovce nad Bebravou, Slovakia, 25. 03. 2015 - Bánovce nad Bebravou can look forward to new opportunities. This summer Medline will start new business in the health sector and in the first stage will employ 60 people and invest € 1.6 million.
Pavol Pavlis, Economy Minister: "I am glad that an investor with long history in the field of health and production not only in Europe but also overseas, chose Slovakia as another country for its business activities. This shows that Slovakia is a good partner with a stable business environment and quality workforce". When the activity will be successful, Medline intends to gradually expand production to 200 people from Bánovce area.
"I have visited the production facilities which are ready to start production, as well as the area that would be used in the future for expansion. In an area with a high unemployment rate, I enjoy every investment which will create new jobs."
Medline is pleased to inform our customers that all United Kingdom based Medline account managers & product specialists are now registered under the MIA scheme. The scheme was launched in 2013 by the medical technology industry to raise standards of training for company representatives and service engineers visiting acute and critical care areas of hospitals. All Medline representatives who visit acute and critical areas of hospitals will carry a MIA pass.
Medline maintains several quality management systems to ensure efficient systems and regulatory compliance. Medline Spain and Italy were recently recertified for ISO 9001 and Medline France, Châteaubriant was recommended for ISO 9001. In addition to the new certification, Medline France, Châteaubriant has been successfully audited for ISO 13485.
ISO 9001 is an International Organization for Standardization (ISO) standard that outlines the requirements for a comprehensive quality management system for the design and manufacture of products. ISO 13485 is specific for companies involved in the design and manufacture of medical devices; it is seen as the medical industries’ ISO 9001 equivalent.
Medline Germany, Kleve has been successfully audited in May for ISO 13485 and will apply for ISO 9001 in January. In addition, Medline Italy and Spain locations were successfully audited for ISO 14001, environmental management. Medline is pleased to announce the successful audits and to continue to strive for high quality management systems.