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Vygon is a multinational company with headquarters in Ecouen (France), which designs, manufactures and distributes medical devices.

Vygon was founded in 1962 by engineer Pierre Simonet Belgian who had the insight to focus on commercial disposable medical devices. In 1968 in Germany was opened the first foreign branch of Vygon. In the '70s and '80s to the manufacturing of Ecouen were joined by others in St. Saulve (France), Aachen (Germany), Frameries (Belgium) and Avesnes sur helpe (France), also opened numerous branches throughout Europe and Vygon in North and South America and India.

In the 2000s the presence of Vygon expanded to other continents with branches in the Middle East and Japan. To consolidate its presence in the U.S. in 2007, the group has also acquired Vygon American companies Advanced Medical Systems and Churchill Medical Products, the U.S. branch of Vygon was also moved to Montgomery (Pennsylvania).

In 2011 Vygon acquired from Motorola the plant in Swindon (UK). [1]

In Italy Vygon medical devices are marketed since the 70s, the branch Vygon Italy, however, was officially founded in 2002 and over the next ten years it has developed into the fourth largest country in terms of turnover of the group Vygon.

In 2012 the group as a whole Vygon counts 25 branches, 7 production facilities and approximately 2, 000 employees who perform Vygon the presence of products in over 100 countries. [2]

In April of 2013 Vygon has signed an agreement with the research center Institut Curie (Paris) to develop new technological solutions in oncology. [3]

The group independently Vygon covers the entire production of its medical devices, the design of production machines for sterilization of the finished product.

The production and distribution processes are certified according to ISO 9001 (quality management system), ISO 13485 (quality management system for medical devices) and ISO 14001 (environmental impact).

The catalog Vygon consists of disposable medical devices made of plastic material (in particular polyurethane, PVC and silicone) and electromedical equipment. These devices are intended to numerous application areas including vascular catheterization, respiratory support, regional anesthesia, artificial nutrition and hemodynamic monitoring. These products are aimed primarily at hospital wards critical area such as neonatal intensive care and adult intensive care, emergency & urgent. [4]

  1. ^ BBC News " Vygon moves to Motorola site in Swindon "
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  3. ^ FDA News " New Generation of Innovative Medical Devices to Be Created By Curie-Cancer and Vygon Partnership "
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