Evevo Manufacturing launches in Minnesota

NEWS RELEASE: New medical device contract manufacturer launches to serve emerging medical device companies in Minnesota’s Medical Alley.

Minneapolis – Nov. 28, 2023 – Visura Technologies, a privately owned medical device company based in Minneapolis, and YKK Corp. of America, a subsidiary of Japan-based YKK Corporation, today announced the launch of Evevo Manufacturing, a new joint venture committed to serving emerging medical device companies in the Minneapolis ecosystem.

The unique relationship between the leadership teams of YKK and Visura Technologies led to the creation of the joint venture. Evevo Manufacturing is jointly owned by YKK and Visura.

“Evevo Manufacturing’s focus will be on supporting startup and emerging medical device companies that often have a difficult time finding and keeping the attention of the contract manufacturing partners,” said Irvin Pierskalla, VP of operations at Evevo Manufacturing. “The entire Evevo team has extensive experienc…

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Visura Technologies announces CEO as it prepares to commercialize its cardio tech

Visura Technologies announced today that Christine Horton has assumed the role of president and CEO at the medical device company.

Minneapolis-based Visura develops state-of-the-art visualization solutions for improving the quality and efficiency of transesophageal echocardiogram (TEE) probe intubation.

The company said in a news release that Horton takes on the leadership position as Visura prepares for the U.S. commercialization efforts for its TEECAD system. Visura designed the FDA-cleared TEECAD system as a disposable camera that connects to TEE probes to offer physicians real-time visualization during esophageal intubation, improving probe placement for TEE procedures.

Horton holds 30 years of commercialization experience, having led startups and mid-sized companies, with her past roles including CEO at CoreSpine, where she raised capital, published data and led the company through FDA clearance.

“This is a pivotal t…

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