Viant expands Design & Development West Center of Excellence in California

Viant tripled the cleanroom space at its expanded Design & Development West Center of Excellence. [Photo courtesy of Viant]

Viant today said it has completed the expansion of its Design & Development West Center of Excellence in Fremont, California.

The facility’s footprint is now 67% larger, totaling 25,000 sf² across two buildings co-located with the company’s complex molding and assembly facility. The expansion triples the amount of ISO 8 and ISO 7 cleanroom space to 6,000 sf².

New capabilities from the expansion include extrusion and plasma surface modification. The new Extrusion Center of Excellence offers quick-turn capabilities and expertise to help customers iterate quickly and solve complex challenges, the company said. Gas plasma surface modification, meanwhile, is used to tailor material surface properties to alter adhesion, sealing and other characteristics to improve devi…

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Viant kicks off new expansion in Costa Rica

A rendering of one of two new manufacturing buildings underway at Viant Costa Rica [Image courtesy of Viant]

Viant announced today that it has begun another medical device manufacturing facility expansion in Heredia, Costa Rica.

This is the second consecutive year that Foxborough, Massachusetts–based Viant has kicked off an expansion in Heredia. The new project will create a 43% larger footprint, for a total of more than 250,000 square feet. The number of buildings on the site will grow from four to seven.

The expansion will primarily support complex interventional and other minimally invasive devices.

Viant officials expect new manufacturing and warehouse buildings to be in use by late November 2022. An additional manufacturing building will open in March 2023. They project that revenue from the Heredia site will double by 2024.

“Outsourcing allows medical device manufacturers to foc…

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DeviceTalks Boston 2022: Here’s what you missed on the show floor

At DeviceTalks Boston 2022, there was a wealth of expertise to be had from exhibitors including Viant, ICS, PSN Labs, Propel and more.

From stories of overcoming challenges during the COVID-19 pandemic to medical device materials pitfalls to avoid, MassDeviceandMDO executive editor Chris Newmarker hit the DeviceTalks Boston show floor to discover insights.

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