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Business Continuity — and Capacity Expansion

Meeting your needs for business continuity, business resilience
ADMEDES has you covered in three locations

As the world’s foremost contract manufacturer of nitinol and other metallic components to the medical device industry, we know the importance of quality manufacturing. We have you covered today in three locations. With our headquarters in Pforzheim, Germany since our founding in 1996, and our U.S., facility in Livermore, California since 2010, we are pleased to add the Costa Rican facility to further strengthen our global manufacturing capabilities

The Benefits

Our three locations provide significant advantages, and most important, a consistent focus on one quality system through all manufacturing and delivery.  We offer the business continuity and convenience your firm requires, all while addressing the day-to-day business risks you face. With equivalent equipment and processes at each location, we’re ensuring that all ADMEDES clients get the same high quality you have come to expect from us. Additional advantages include:

Technology transfer—provides the ability to leverage processes and/or developments across all three sites.

Global supply chain—enables manufacturing efficiency, cost effectiveness, and risk reduction with geographically dispersed manufacturing sites.

Capacity expansion—provides a total of more than 35,200 square meters of manufacturing capacity across all three sites.

One quality system—complies with the FDA’s Quality System Regulation and ISO 13485 and goes beyond compliance to help your project achieve its milestones.

Skilled and highly productive team—from development prototyping to large-scale manufacturing, a high percentage of employees are engineers, scientists, process specialists. We make ongoing investments in people and technology that keep us at the leading edge of innovation.

Sustainability emphasis—committed to continuously improving energy efficiency, all local manufacturing teams adhere to these same standards with a focus on environmental, social, corporate governance (ESG) issues.



Admedes, Pforzheim, Germany

Headquartered in southwestern Germany in Pforzheim since our founding in 1996, we are close to the Black Forest, a mountainous region known for its evergreen forests and picturesque villages. We are also close to larger cities including Stuttgart, Karlsruhe, Mannheim, and Heidelberg.

Our main manufacturing site has a Technology and Innovation Center that showcases our manufacturing advances and offers workshops and learning opportunities. We offer full manufacturing capability and have design-for-manufacturing (DFM) in the prototyping phase and a Rapid Response Prototyping Center that turns ideas into prototypes within days.


Advantages include:

  • 300,000 square feet of manufacturing space (30,000 square meters)
  • Rapid Response Prototyping and commercial production
  • Components from nitinol and other metallic materials (L605, MP35N, 316LVM, SS304, Titanium, Platinum, Tantalum)
  • Tubing, sheet and wire processing capabilities and inventory
  • Full test lab, microassembly, silicone coating services
  • ISO-certified cleanrooms
  • ISO 13485 certified and FDA registered




Close to the heart of Silicon Valley and the world’s leading technology and biotech players, and thousands of startups, our U.S. facility in Livermore, California has been operational since 2010. Acting much like the smaller version of our German headquarters, the Admedes Livermore site offers customers many of the same technologies, processes, and expertise available in Germany.

A unique quality we offer is medical component support throughout the full development lifecycle…from Rapid Response Prototyping all the way to large-scale commercial production.  We have an on-site engineering group — enhancing our response time and collaboration.


Advantages include:

  • 20,000 square feet of manufacturing space 2,000 square meters
  • Rapid Response Prototyping and commercial production of laser-cut nitinol components
  • Tubing and sheet processing capabilities and inventory
  • ISO 13485 certified and FDA registered




Around 25km away from the Costa Rican capital of San Jose, and home to 250+ high-tech companies, Cartago is a leading destination for foreign direct investment in medical technology and home to manufacturing sites for numerous medical device companies and suppliers. Incorporated in 2019, ADMEDES’ facility has grown to be an important asset for the company in the past few years, serving to both expand capacity and reduce costs. As a pure production site, the Cartago facility can handle production for projects initially developed in the U.S. or Germany.

A free trade zone, our Costa Rican facility benefits from the country’s political and social stability, linkages to global supply chains, and more cost-effective production and engineering talent. It is also home to our parent company G. RAU, a global metals leader.


Advantages include:

  • 32,000 square feet of manufacturing space (3,200 square meters)
  • Commercial production of laser-cut components, wire and braiding technologies
  • ISO 13485 certified
Admedes Worldmap

Headquarters Germany

Rastatter Str. 15
75179 Pforzheim, Germany


U.S. Subsidiary

2800 Collier Canyon Road
Livermore, CA 94551, USA


Costa Rica Subsidiary

Edificio A1 (Building A1)
Parque Industrial Zeta
Cartago, 30106, Costa Rica