Vygon Group invests over EUR 7 million ($8m) opening its 10th plant


Located in Portugal, the facility will mainly produce the Qimono range of extra-safe connectors used in chemotherapy

Ecouen, France, March 29, 2016 – Vygon, the specialist single-use medical devices group, today announces that operations started at its new production facility in Paredes, northeast of Porto, Portugal. Extensive building work took place between January and November 2015 at a total cost of €7m ($8m). The plant has been operational since the end of 2015. Covering an area of 25,000 m2, the site will be used primarily to produce Vygon’s Qimono range of innovative medical devices for use in oncology. The company plans to create more than 120 jobs in the area over the next five years.