Semcon and FlexLink start company providing production logistics solutions for the Medical Device and Pharma market

Semcon and FlexLink have started a joint company for making the production of pharmaceutical and medical device products more effective. The new company, Compliant Logistics AB, was launched in the US at the ATX West trade fair in Anaheim.

The medical device and pharma market is currently seeing a transformation. The statutory and regulatory demands placed on companies are increasing with significantly greater demand for more cost-effective production. Compliant Logistics will meet these new demands. With the value that FlexLink brings in the form of wide-ranging know-how, software and equipment for production logistics, and the value Semcon brings in project management, automation and quality assurance, Compliant Logistics can provide an attractive leading-edge offer that meets the demands and challenges the industry faces. Semcon and FlexLink have well-established relationships with leading players on the market, which provides a natural customer base. “By starting Compliant Logistics with FlexLink we can provide a strong range of services in a market segment with significant business opportunities,” says Hans Johansson, Semcon’s CEO. “We will also underpin our profile in the Medical & Life Science sector. Working with FlexLink gives the new company an international platform from day one.” “In the projects we have so far carried out for leading manufacturers, we have seen that the new complete offer will give customers a quicker return on their investments. By working with Semcon we can spotlight that skills, well-tried techniques and top quality are key elements in the new company’s activities,” says Fredrik Jönsson, FlexLink’s CEO. Compliant Logistics is owned 50/50 by Semcon and FlexLink. The company’s CEO is Joakim Sundberg, located in Göteborg. Initially, Compliant Logistics’ services will be marketed in Europe and the US. For more information please contact: Hans Johansson, CEO Semcon AB, tel: +46 (0)70 591 43 34, hans.johansson@semcon.se Fredrik Jönsson, CEO FlexLink AB, tel: +46 (0)31 337 1626, +46 (0)705 17 1626, fredrik.jonsson@flexlink.com Bengt Nilsson, CFO Semcon AB, tel: +46 (0)70 447 28 68, bengt.nilsson@semcon.se Joakim Sundberg, CEO Compliant Logistics, tel: +46 (0)70-610 30 35, joakim.sundberg@flexlink.com Compliant Logistics offers efficient production logistics solutions for the Medical Device and Pharmaceutical industry. Solutions cover the information and production flow in assembly processes. Compliant Logistics provides industry-specific consultancy services, software and equipment. Semcon Medical & Life Science has over 20 years of experience of integrated system solutions and project management in the pharmaceutical and medi-tech industries. We help companies meet statutory and regulatory demands placed on businesses while cutting project times and streamlining production. Our wide-ranging skills and knowledge of our customers’ processes mean we can also manage major projects, e.g. planning the whole pharmaceutical manufacturing process. FlexLink is a leading global supplier of innovative automation solutions to the assembly and manufacturing industries. Based in Göteborg, Sweden, FlexLink employs 560 people and runs 23 international companies with representatives in 60 countries. Group sales in 2005 stood at SEK 1.1 billion.

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Semcon is an international technology company that develops products based on human needs and behaviours. We strengthen our customers’ competitiveness by always starting from the end user, because the person who knows most about the user’s needs creates the best products and the clearest benefits to humans. Semcon collaborates mainly with companies in the automotive, industry, energy and life science sectors. With more than 2000 specialised employees, Semcon has the ability to take care of the entire product development cycle, from strategy and technology development to design and product information. Semcon was founded in Sweden in 1980 and has offices in over 30 locations in eight different countries. In 2016, the Group reported annual sales of SEK 1.8 billion. Read more on semcon.com

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