MedAccred announces JABIL Cayey is the first manufacturer in Puerto Rico to receive MedAccred Plastics Injection Molding Accreditation
Jabil Cayey, Puerto Rico has achieved MedAccred Accreditation for Plastics Injection Molding, meeting the demanding audit requirements set by the subscribing member companies of the MedAccred program, including: Bausch Health, Baxter, Becton Dickinson, Boston Scientific, Edwards Lifesciences, Johnson & Johnson, Medtronic, Philips, Roche Diagnostics, and Stryker. Jabil Cayey is the first manufacturer in Puerto Rico to achieve this status.
The MedAccred audit and accreditation program is unique as the singular supply chain process quality oversight program managed by leading companies in the medical device industry. The goal is to assure that critical manufacturing processes meet consensus requirements leading to the production of high-quality end products, which ultimately enhances patient safety.
According to Bruce Marchioni, Jabil Vice President of Quality and Regulatory Affairs: “Through the MedAccred assessments, our processes can be rigorously tested to ensure we are utilizing industry-recognized best practices. For the customers we serve, this mark of excellence provides confidence in Jabil’s ability to meet their expectations. Jabil considers this effort as integral to its culture of quality and continuous improvement.”
This focus on world-class quality led Jabil Cayey, Puerto Rico in their pursuit of the MedAccred accreditation. As Mike Mahaz, Jabil Vice President of Global Business Units for Medical Devices & Consumer Health explained: “Our pursuit to deliver world-class quality every day is fueled by our focus on patients worldwide relying on the products we manufacture to improve their lives. MedAccred accreditation is another tool that ensures we are utilizing all resources available in our pursuit of this quality.”
Plastic injection molding of the components used in medical devices demands high quality, accuracy, and repeatability. It is an efficient and cost-effective way to achieve precision and accuracy in component manufacture. As Evelyn Ferrer, Jabil Sr. Operations Director for Latin America explains: “Our relentless pursuit of quality defines not just what we do, but who we are. MedAccred is a powerful lens for illuminating the current state of our operations, providing insight that can strengthen our future growth aspirations.”