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.

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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


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

  • 1976


    Began precision molding cross-linked polyethylene foam.

  • 1989


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

  • 1994


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

  • 2001


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

  • 2009


    First plants receive ISO 13485 certification and FDA registration.

  • 2011


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

  • 2013


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

  • 2017


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

  • 2018


    Acquired Dielectrics, founded in 1955 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.

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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