Autocam Medical (Kentwood, MI) is pleased to announce that it has earned certification for contract manufacturing in Brazil through the government regulatory agency, VISA.

Preparation for this certification has taken Autocam Medical-Brazil nearly one year to complete, and according to sources, it is the first American company to achieve certification as a Contract Manufacturer of Machined Components for Medical Use in Brazil. The company has a dedicated manufacturing facility in Sao Joao da Boa Vista, (State of Sao Paulo) to serve Brazilian medical device OEMs.

According to Tom O’Mara, Autocam Medical’s executive vice president, this new certification is a significant step forward for the company: “Brazil has been an important market for Autocam Corporation since 1998. Expansion into this high growth market for our medical division is a logical extension since we have a great management team and manufacturing expertise in Brazil.”

Headquartered in Kentwood, Michigan, Autocam Medical is a single-source provider of complex, highly engineered precision-machined components. It is a key member of the Autocam group of companies, which was founded in 1988 and now includes 11 facilities on four continents. For 23 years, Autocam Medical has leveraged its parent company’s award-winning manufacturing expertise and applied it to the unique needs of the global medical device market. It also has dedicated medical-device component manufacturing operations in Michigan, Massachusetts and California.

For more information please visit Autocam Medical’s website.