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Canon Virginia, Inc. Announces Receipt of ISO 13485 Certification and the Launch of Medical Device Contract Manufacturing Services


NEWPORT NEWS, V.A. February 7, 2017 – Canon Virginia, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Canon U.S.A., Inc., today announced the company is extending its full range of manufacturing services to include medical device contract manufacturing and has received ISO 13485 certification. Canon Virginia is equipped to provide custom manufacturing solutions, partnered with precision mold making for the medical device industry.

“The addition of medical device manufacturing extends Canon’s commitment, manufacturing expertise and established resources into the medical device industry,” said Toru Nishizawa, president and CEO of Canon Virginia, Inc. “Canon Virginia’s manufacturing excellence is demonstrated through ongoing investments in design and production processes. With more than 30 years of experience coupled with advanced manufacturing technologies, we are capable of meeting customers’ rigorous standards and requirements.”

Canon Virginia’s custom and medical device contract manufacturing services can meet the unique needs of a variety of customers. Canon Virginia’s medical manufacturing division currently offers a state-of-the-art facility with an ISO Class 8 clean room and 30,000 square feet of dedicated floor space to support Class I and Class II medical device manufacturing, with the capability to add additional clean rooms to meet customers needs.

Canon Virginia supports customers with full access to its vertically integrated services and cross-functional teams. Technical staff members have a wide range of engineering disciplines and possess a broad scope of skill sets in a range of industries to produce everything from single parts to complex mechanisms for medical image/optics and microfluidics manufacturers.

“We can provide individually tailored solutions to meet the unique needs of customers in a variety of industries,” said Ron Kurz, Director of Medical Program Management. “Our in-house engineering disciplines and innovative manufacturing technologies offer a full range of capabilities under one roof, including design, software, chemical, electrical, product, supply, manufacturing, quality control, industrial and packaging. Additionally, Canon Virginia brings a highly developed quality-management system that is applied to every process and product.”

Canon Virginia’s additional manufacturing services consists of custom manufacturing, precision mold making and aftermarket services and can be employed individually or as a blended solution for certain types of products. By including broader project management and procurement services, customers can enjoy the full range of skills in a complete, turnkey manufacturing solution for a variety of products in a range of industries.

Manufacturing services at Canon Virginia incorporate more than $850 million in capital investments across 2 million square feet of floor space and five facilities including 30,000 square feet dedicated to medical device manufacturing. Its staff of 2,000 dedicated employees includes seasoned industry veterans, as well as a new generation of skilled craftsmen trained and vetted internally through Canon Virginia’s state-certified apprenticeship program.

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About Canon Virginia, Inc.

Located in Newport News, Va., Canon Virginia, Inc. serves as the Canon manufacturing, engineering, recycling and technical support center for the Americas. Canon Virginia produces new products using advanced manufacturing methodologies while also serving as a factory service center providing expert customer service in the repair and refurbishment of Canon products. Canon Virginia’s manufacturing services extend to injection mold making, contract manufacturing and aftermarket services. For more information, call 1-866-99-CANON or visit cvi.canon.com/mfg.