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Sanbor Medical welcomes Joseph Pignotti to our Business Development Team
Allentown, PA, August 11, 2014
: Sanbor Medical is pleased to announce the addition of Joseph Pignotti to our Business Development Team.  Prior to joining Sanbor Medical, Joe was the Vice President of Sales & Marketing for a contract manufacturing company serving the medical device industry. He brings nearly 15 years of medical experience, both domestically and globally, to our sales organization.  He will be located in our Allentown, PA headquarters.

Sanbor Medical announces the hiring of Jackson Jiang, DGM of Quality & Regulatory
Allentown, PA, April 24, 2014Jackson Jiang has recently joined Sanbor Medical as the Deputy General Manager of Quality & Regulatory.  He will be located in our Xiamen, China facility.  Jackson has more than 10 years of experience working in the medical industry in both quality and regulatory functions.  He is extremely knowledgeable in FDA (21 CFR part 820) and CFDA requirements in medical device manufacturing, cGMP manufacturing processes and several ISO quality systems including ISO13485, ISO9001, ISO14000, ISO17025, ISO11737 and ISO11137.

"Jackson will be an asset to the leadership in our company, further progressing the overall quality and regulatory affairs of our Xiamen operations.", commented Daniele Davanzo, COO.  

Polly Yao joins Sanbor Medical as Sourcing Engineer
Allentown, PA, April 14, 2014: Polly Yao has recently joined Sanbor Medical as Sourcing Engineer and will be located in our Xiamen, China facility. Polly has extensive supplier and supply chain management experience throughout Asia. Polly will be instrumental in expanding our supply base and reducing overall product costs for our customers. Welcome to Sanbor Medical, Polly!
 
Sanbor Medical announces the promotion of Kane Tong to DGM, Engineering & Project Management
Allentown, PA, April 1, 2014: It is with great pleasure that we announce the promotion of Kane Tong to the position of Deputy General Manager of Engineering & Project Management at our Xiamen, China facility. Kane has been with our company since 2008 and has led multiple new projects from prototype stage through mass production. He will be responsible for Tooling Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering, Sourcing Engineering and Project Engineering. Congratulations, Kane and thank you for your dedication to our company.
 
Sanbor Medical resumes in-house SMT Printed Circuit Board Assembly Manufacturing
Allentown, PA, January 3, 2014: Sanbor Medical announced today that in-house surface mount PCBA manufacturing will resume in their Xiamen, China facility. Equipment installation & validation is expected to be completed by the end of 2Q14. 
 
Sanbor Medical’s Alan Chen earns spot in Guinness World Record Book
Allentown, PA, September 19, 2013 Our own Alan Chen showed off his excellent sense of balance by riding a unicycle on 2cm wide beer bottles for a record-breaking 11.7 meters at his home in Jimei District. Alan successfully rode the unicycle on the bottlenecks of 192 beer bottles which is more than 1 meter more than the Guinness World Record created by Lutz Eichholz (Germany) in 2012. http://www.newsflare.com/video/8514/entertainment-arts/unicyclist-riding-117m-on-192-bottles.

After watching a unicycle performance video three years ago, the 24-year old became interested in the sport. Alan bought a unicycle and began to practice every day. He said it took him more than one month to learn how to ride a unicycle, and he practiced for another year before he could ride it on beer bottles. Alan has established a unicycle riding club in Jimei, and he wishes to promote the sport in the city. 

Alan has been with Sanbor Medical since 2008. He is our in-house customs broker and materials supervisor. 
 
Sanbor Medical announces Daniele Davanzo as Chief Operation Officer
Allentown, PA, February 21, 2013: Daniele Davanzo has assumed the role of COO and will be located at Sanbor Medical’s headquarters in Allentown, PA. Daniele has worked with the ownership of Sanbor since 2006 in several progressive purchasing, supply chain and operations roles, most recently as Vice President of Purchasing & Supply Chain. 
 
"I am pleased to have an experienced business leader of Daniele's caliber to be Sanbor Medical’s Chief Operation Officer," said Wayne Meng, President and Chief Executive Officer. "Her experience and proven track record will help us to significantly improve our operations.”
                            

Sanbor Medical announces re-certification of its Xiamen, China factory's ISO 13485 Registration by TUV
Allentown, PA November 1, 2012
: TUV of Munchen Germany has re-certified the Quality System of Sanbor Medical’s Xiamen, China factory to ISO 13485 standards.

Sanbor Medical announces the hiring of a new Business Development Manager
Allentown, PA, February 1, 2011
: Brian Quiggle has joined the company in this business development role. Brian has significant experience in the bio-pharm industry having worked for such companies as Bristol-Meyers Squibb and Merck. He is well versed in the requirements of the medical device industry and will provide a solid complement to our team.

 

Sanbor Medical relocates it's US office to new location
Allentown, PA, December 22, 2010
: Sanbor Medical has relocated its US corporate offices to a new, expanded location in Allentown Pennsylvania. While the new facility is only a few miles from the prior location, the new building provides more office and warehouse space for the rapidly growning company.

Sanbor Medical announces corporate restructuring
Allentown, PA, November 24, 2010
: In order to further concentrate its efforts on high level Medical Device contract assembly opportunities, and to refine its focus on exclusively serving customers in the medical device and life science industries, Sanbor Corporation has restructured its organization by divesting its Interconnect custom cabling division through sale of assets to a third party. The former Sanbor Corporation will now exist solely as Sanbor Medical which will remain as a Pennsylvania corporation with full ownership of Rela MedTech, its FDA Registered, ISO13485 Certified factory in Xiamen, China.

Sanbor Medical continues to provide fully integrated contract manufacturing services for finished medical and dental devices, single use disposables, and other Medical Device electronic and mechanical assemblies.

Sanbor Medical announces the launching of a new website
Allentown, PA, January 8, 2010: Sanbor Medical today announced the launching of its newly designed website. In addition to added content, the new site also enhances the visitor’s experience by bringing the graphic presentation up to date with current internet viewing standards.

Sanbor Medical announces ISO 13485 Registration by TUV for its Xiamen China factory
Allentown, PA November 14, 2009: TUV of Munchen Germany has certified the Quality System of Sanbor Medical’s Xiamen, China factory to ISO 13485. The switch from UL to TUV as the quality system registrar for the factory was made to further align Sanbor Medical’s quality system with that of its medical device customer base.