On the Pulse
of Innovation

UFP MedTech accelerates single-use and single patient devices from development through launch and manufacturing.

We are full-service, at full speed, fully on the pulse of innovation.

With decades of disposable device experience, we know if a great idea isn’t developed with pace, or manufactured with precision, key market milestones will be missed.

That’s why we created PULSE, our customer-first design and development approach uniquely customized to each client and solution. We know that not every device innovation follows a linear trajectory to market. With PULSE, you determine the process requirements and define the momentum, it’s the rhythm for how we work with you.

  • Pulse circular content
    The rhythm of
    collaboration with our
    partners

Infection Control

Orthopedics

Surfaces & Support

Interventional & Surgical

Therapeutics

Wearables

Wound Care

Diagnostics

Forging A Path Forward

Much like our focus on shaping design and engineering innovation, UFP MedTech was forged from a 55-year evolution of advancement. Discover the milestones that made us who we are today.

  • 1963

    1963

    United Packaging Corporation incorporated; began operations as a supplier of engineered protective packaging.

  • 1976

    1976

    Began precision molding cross-linked polyethylene foam.

  • 1989

    1989

    Introduced compression molded protective packaging for orthopedic implants using foams specific for medical applications.

  • 1994

    1994

    UFP invests in cleanroom production capabilities to support our growing medical customer base.

  • 2001

    2001

    Introduced thermoplastic polyurethane (TPU) based pouches and bags to protect orthopedic implants.

  • 2009

    2009

    First plants receive ISO 13485 certification and FDA registration.

  • 2011

    2011

    Introduced the BioShell®, a revolutionary container system designed to protect single-use bioprocess bags during storage, handling and shipping.

  • 2013

    2013

    Introduced FlexShield®, a product line of thermoplastic polyurethane (TPU) medical device pouches for screws, rods, plates, and other instruments.

  • 2017

    2017

    Expanded our FlexShield® product line to include sterile barrier integrity protection for virtually any medical device.

  • 2018

    2018

    Acquired Dielectrics, founded in 1955 and located in Chicopee MA, a leader in the design, development, and manufacture of medical devices using thermoplastic materials as well as the innovator of the Reebok Pump introduced in 1989.

  • 2021

    2021

    Acquired Contech Medical, founded in 1987 and headquartered in Providence, RI, with partner manufacturing in Costa Rica. Contech Medical is a global leader in the design, development, and manufacture of class III medical device packaging primarily for catheters and guidewires.

  • 2021

    2021

    Acquired DAS Medical, founded in 2010 and headquartered in Atlanta, GA, with manufacturing in the Dominican Republic. DAS Medical is a medical device contract manufacturer specializing in the design, development and production of single-use surgical equipment covers, robotic draping systems and fluid control pouches.

  • 2022

    2022

    Acquired Advant Medical, founded in 1993 and headquartered in Galway, Ireland, with operations in Costa Rica and partner manufacturing in Mexico. Advant Medical is a developer and manufacturer of Class I, II, and III medical devices and packaging.

Passion. Pride. Precision. People.

When you partner with UFP MedTech, you get unlimited access to leading experts: design, engineering, production and material specialists—each one, an extension of your team. Our core values of responsiveness and leadership drive us to better serve you and create superior outcomes with enhanced speed to market.

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