Coventry, R.I.-based Concordia Manufacturing LLC has announced it will relocate its Concordia
Medical business to a new, 24,000-square-foot facility designed and built specifically for medical
device manufacturing. The new facility — which will include 5,000 square feet of ISO7 and ISO8
clean room space, 5,000 square feet of development space, test labs, “white manufacturing,” offices
and space to allow for future expansion — is located in Warwick, R.I., in the Airport Industrial
The company expects to complete construction in May, move equipment into the facility in
June, and complete all validation efforts in August of this year.
Concordia Fibers, the company’s specialty industrial fibers business, will remain in its
current facility in Coventry.
Concordia Medical is the developer of Biofelt™ bioabsorbable nonwoven tissue-engineering
scaffolds, which have been undergoing preclinical trials for a range of applications in the field
of regenerative medicine
(See “Concordia’s Regenerative Solution,”
Textile World, November/December 2005). Two of its medical device customers
recently received approvals to conduct human clinical trials for urological and dental implant
April 15, 2008