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Sonoco TEQ expands total solution approach in healthcare

Thursday 23rd July 2020

With the recent acquisition of TEQ, Sonoco is now able to offer a range of cleanroom manufactured thermoformed and injection molded packaging and devices to the pharmaceutical and medical sectors. TEQ delivers innovative and sustainable design, engineering and manufacturing solutions to the medical and commercial markets for thermoformed packages and specialty products. Sonoco Plastics BV - based near Rotterdam, Netherlands produces millions of injection molded parts with high optical properties for use in Diagnostic and Clinical Chemistry instruments.

With 75 years of combined experience and operating more than 30 thermoforming lines, TEQ’s facilities operate Class 7and 8 cleanrooms across locations in the US and Europe, which all offer in-house design and tooling services. Packaging solutions provided include:

  • Trays
  • Clamshells
  • Medical device packaging
  • Pharmaceutical packaging
  • Procedure trays 
  • Dosage cups 

TEQ operates under the following specifications: 

  • ISO 9001 Registered
  • ISO 13485 Registered
  • ISO 11607 Compliant
  • FDA Registered
  • ETO, gamma, steam and E-beam sterilization compatible materials and designs
  • Superior audit performance

Sonoco’s injection molding facility holds a world class cleanroom that provides advanced capabilities for packaging highly sensitive products. It also allows them to offer packaging solutions for Class 3 medical devices such as bio-absorbable orthopedic implants, devices for brain surgery and innovative biopsy instruments. The company develop and produce customized precision plastic medical devices from large and small production runs as well as complete assemblies. More than 20 different thermoplastics are processed, and they are a recognized specialist in high-temperature, chemical-resistant and biodegradable plastics. Product development, engineering, manufacturing, printing, welding, assembly and packaging, are all located under one roof. Additionally, as an OEM partner, components are developed and produced for manufacturers of diagnostic and clinical chemistry instruments all in high volume and by fully automated processes. 

Sonoco operates under the following specifications: 

  • ISO 13485: 2016
  • ISO 9001: 2015
  • ISO 14001: 2015
  • cGMP compliance
  • FDA Registered Manufacturing Site number 3009884346

For find out more about our capabilities and offerings, contact Anne-Sophie at TEQ