Minnesota Rubber and Plastics receives 2019 Supplier Excellence Award from Medtronic

Contract manufacturer Minnesota Rubber and Plastics (MRP; Minnesota) has received the 2019 Supplier Excellence Award from Medtronic, the world’s largest medical device OEM. MRP is one of 10 companies from Medtronic’s base of more than 48,000 suppliers to earn the recognition.

Minnesota Rubber and Plastics employees
Minnesota Rubber and Plastics CEO Jay Ward holding the award and, to his left, Director of Medical Markets Don Bonitati are surrounded by Medtronic employees. Image courtesy Minnesota Rubber and Plastics.

The award recognizes MRP’s commitment to Medtronic’s Global Supplier Standards in delivering superior and balanced performance across the key categories of quality, service, cost, innovation and delivery, said MRP in a press release.

“This award underscores MRP’s commitment to supporting Medtronic in providing patients with uninterrupted therapy by consistently exceeding standards and raising the bar through adaptability, flexibility and teamwork,” said Don Bonitati, Director, Medical Market at MRP. “We continue to focus on supporting Medtronic in fulfilling its mission to meet the needs of patients and customers around the world and look forward to our continued partnership.”

Minnesota Rubber and Plastics will be exhibiting at MD&M West in Anaheim, CA, on Feb. 11 to 13, 2020, at booth 3268. It will be joined by more than 1900 suppliers to global medical device OEMs at what is described as the world's largest medical design and manufacturing trade show and conference. Go to the MD&M West website for further information.

MRP’s medical business supports applications within the drug-delivery, cardiovascular, diagnostic, surgical and orthopedic end markets. In addition to high-performance silicone, rubber and thermoplastic components, MRP provides the medical device industry with product design and engineering, development, design for manufacturing and advanced materials science services. Class 10,000 and 100,000 cleanrooms and assembly services support its high-volume molded parts capabilities. MRP operates facilities in North America, Europe and Asia.

Headquartered in Dublin, Medtronic reported revenues of $30.6 billion in fiscal 2019, according to Forbes.

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