US-based Nortech Systems has agreed to acquire medical product design and engineering firm Devicix, allowing Nortech to enhance its capabilities of design, manufacturing and service for regulated medical devices.
Terms of the deal have not been disclosed.
Nortech Systems president and CEO Rich Wasielewski said: "Adding Devicix’s extensive technical capabilities will support our current medical device customers and help attract new ones.
"Our medical sales have posted the strongest growth of any of our markets recently, and acquiring Devicix will enable us to better capitalize on and accelerate future growth opportunities."
Established in 2004, Devicix provides concept design, prototyping, full product design and development, regulatory consulting, verification and validation, testing and commercialization services for medical device makers.
Devicix is said to create class I, II and III medical devices in multiple and various medical specialties, including point-of-care diagnostic instruments, therapeutic devices, implantable devices and monitoring equipment.
Nortech intends to use Devicix’s capabilities to provide design-for-manufacturability expertise and electro-mechanical manufacturing services, including wire/cable assemblies, printed circuit board assemblies and integration assembly, for medical device, aerospace, defense, industrial and commercial applications.