Blue-chip medical and pharmaceutical/biotechnology companies come to Silicone Altimex for medical device components and pharmaceutical assemblies that meet exceptional quality standards. Silicone Altimex offers a full suite of products and capabilities to existing customers and new prospects.
Silicone Altimex Limited was established in 1976 as a manufacturer of silicone tubing and other rubber components for several markets in the UK. Since that time, the company has extended its capabilities and evolved into a leading supplier to medical, pharmaceutical and high technology companies worldwide.
Silicone Altimex spun out into CTS BP portfolio
Silicone Altimex acquired by Q Holding Company
New final operations room and pharma assembly cleanroom added
Specialised Platinum grade ‘SA 900/60 Pump’, a major breakthrough in silicone pump tubing, launched
New purpose built platinum cleanroom facility established at Pasture Road site
Pharmaceutical assembly room established; higher gowning and procedural requirements instituted
Installation of new braiding machine for reinforced pharmaceutical tubing
First LSR (Liquid Silicone Rubber) moulding machine installed in the cleanroom facility to support the medical device market
Second cleanroom installed to manufacture platinum-addition cured products, first for bio pharmaceutical customers and later for other safety-critical components for the aerospace and electronics industries
Development work using platinum cured materials initiated
First cleanroom installed to manufacture tubing and moulded components for the medical market; now also used as an assembly and test area for finished goods
Silicone Altimex founded as a silicone tubing manufacturer for the United Kingdom’s domestic appliance market