ICM and JBT HubUp announce a unique partnership agreement for the customized development and the manufacturing of medical devices
Lyon, November 27th, 2017 – Seven French companies have sealed a unique partnership called JBT HubUp. This entrepreneurial collaboration offers the pharmaceutical and medical industry a unique solution for developing innovative medical devices by gathering all necessary skills, from day one of the project for a global and complete consideration of all objectives : from design to qualification through components manufacturing and their assembly.
This unique French national alliance represents a turnover of 100 million euros with 11 worldwide production sites and 3 000 m² of cleanrooms. With over 850 people, these seven key players cover the complete necessary skills to speed-up and successfully enable innovative medical devices development.
Depending on projects and on required skills, these companies can count on the recognized experience of each partner, namely, plastic injection and mold manufacturing (Groupe JBT), design and registration of medical devices (Opia Technologies), industrialization and project management (Sibaya BCPharMed), design and fabrication of machines and automatized production means (RDPM et ICM), design and development of connected fluidic devices (EVEON) and LSR silicone injection (Progress).
« We are proud to offer our customers the creation of this collective brainpower in order to, together, overcome the future health challenges. This is also the start of a great human and technologic journey » says Bruno Cocheteux, JBT HubUp General Manager.
JBT HubUp is composed of different sized companies all customer oriented, eager to propose solutions to facilitate and speed up the time to market. Once the necessary partners are identified for the need of the project, a unique interlocutor is appointed to take charge of the customer relationship. This representative understands and manages the complete activity for the customer from design phase to industrialization and automation of the assembly. He ensures the coordination of all partners who commit, in a team spirit to respect values such as loyalty and responsibility towards other partners, customers and suppliers.
ICM is involved in the industrialization of medical and pharmaceutical devices by providing customized, high-speed, cleanroom assembly solutions. Offering more than 20 years of experience in the fields of special-purpose machines, feeding systems and with a machine vision laboratory to ensure controls of quality and conformity of production, ICM conducts projects to integrate the constraints of industrialization, whether they are related to the first means of pilot assemblies or for individual and efficient automation solutions.
„The strength of JBT HubUp is to preserve the agility of SMEs while offering our clients the assurance and force of a multi-disciplinary international group. We can thus respond to all the problems of our customers of the pharmaceutical and medical sector and provide the most pertinent solution to their needs, „says Laurent Pierucci, President of ICM.
About JBT HubUp
JBT HubUP is company and an entrepreneurial alliance which offers the pharmaceutical and medical industry a unique solution for developing innovative medical devices by gathering all necessary professional skills from day one of a project : from design to qualification through components manufacturing and their assembly.
This alliance groups over 850 employees out of 11 worldwide production sites with over 3000 m² of clean rooms and a turnover of 100 million euros. The development team counts over 80 engineers and technicians and 20 project managers. JBT HubUp will attend the next Pharmapack exhibition in Paris on February 7&8, 2018.
For more than 20 years, ICM has been designing and manufacturing bespoke, high-speed, special-purpose machines in particular for the cosmetics, pharmaceutical and medical industries.
ICM’s expertise comprises assembly machines, feeding systems (vibratory bowls, tracks / conveyors and hoppers) and the integration of industrial vision and robotics systems.
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