Phillips-Medisize Celebrates Groundbreaking of St. Croix Meadows Manufacturing Facility

  • City of Hudson hosts celebration, Mayor welcomes esteemed attendees
    to groundbreaking
  • Ceremonial turning of soil marks important step toward expansion of
    Phillips-Medisize manufacturing footprint in founding state of
    Wisconsin
  • Construction of state-of-the-art manufacturing facility will
    support hiring of over 250 new Phillips-Medisize employees ranging
    from skilled manufacturing to engineering

HUDSON, Wis.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Phillips-Medisize,
a Molex company
, today announced the groundbreaking of a new state
of the art manufacturing facility located in the St. Croix Meadows
development in Hudson, Wisconsin, USA. This site is expected to support
at least 230,000 sq. ft. of manufacturing space for FDA-regulated
products. Hosted by the City of Hudson, Mayor Rich O’Conner welcomed
esteemed community and company representatives to the groundbreaking
ceremony held on February 15, 2019.

“The St. Croix Meadows redevelopment is aimed at transforming the
riverfront community,” said Hudson Mayor Rich O’Connor. “By creating
employment opportunities with Phillips-Medisize, I hope to encourage
young people to stay in Hudson.”

Other presenters at the groundbreaking included Klint Klaas,
representative of the developer, who initiated and shaped the vision of
the new St. Croix Meadows re-development project. Representing
Phillips-Medisize, Dave Thoreson, Vice President & General Manager of
North America Medical, graciously acknowledged the developer and the
City of Hudson Planning teams for their invaluable roles in advancing
the project. The event culminated in the ceremonial turning of the soil
marking the official launch of construction of the Phillips-Medisize St.
Croix Meadows facility slated for completion in the late 2019 to
mid-2020 timeframe.

“We are proud to invest in growing Phillips-Medisize’s manufacturing
presence in our founding state of Wisconsin,” stated Matt Jennings, CEO
and President, Phillips-Medisize. “Hudson has been home to
Phillips-Medisize for the past 36 years, so we are excited to reinforce
our commitment to the vibrant community with our St. Croix Meadows
facility. We expect to support over 250 employment opportunities for
area residents in jobs, ranging from skilled manufacturing to
engineering. It also reaffirms our commitment to better serve customers
as a global end-to-end provider of innovation, development and
manufacturing solutions.”

Founded in the town of Phillips, Wisconsin over five decades ago,
Phillips-Medisize currently employs more than 5,500 people at 26
manufacturing sites around the world. This new Phillips-Medisize
facility will be situated on a 34-acre site in St. Croix Meadows
development, representing the company’s single largest operation in
Wisconsin with opportunity to expand.

The Phillips-Medisize St. Croix Meadows manufacturing facility will be
FDA-registered, adhering to clean room practices, and featuring
state-of-the-art equipment to meet quality production standards.
Investment in a new facility of this size and scope underscores the
company’s commitment to its people, processes and facilities necessary
for long-term success.

To learn more about the groundbreaking please click here.

About Phillips-Medisize:

Phillips-Medisize, a Molex company, is an end-to-end provider of
innovation, development and manufacturing solutions to the
pharmaceutical, diagnostics, medical device and specialty commercial
market segments. Backed by the combined global resources of Molex and
its parent company Koch Industries, Phillips-Medisize’s core advantage
is the knowledge of its people to integrate design, molding,
electronics, and automation, providing innovative, high-quality
manufacturing solutions. For more information, please visit www.phillipsmedisize.com
or www.molex.com.

Contacts

Heather Ditzler
+1 715-377-7261
[email protected]

Christina Johnson
Phone +1 715 748 8928
[email protected]

Paula Kasper (Europe)
Phone +41448383933
[email protected]

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