FORT WAYNE, Ind. – Trelleborg Sealing Solutions has announced the launch of its Innovation Center in Plymouth, Minnesota, US, providing its global industrial customers with a single partner for design, rapid prototyping, development and serial production, ensuring cost control and scalability of users’ solutions. 

Trelleborg created the Innovation Center to accelerate users’ time to market, reduce the production cost of parts already in market and improve the transition from design to serial production. With increased capabilities, the Innovation Center is a dedicated space with personnel possessing decades of combined experience. It enables customers to work with design, materials, and quality experts throughout the entire life cycle of a project. 

Chris Tellers, global technology director for the Innovation Center, says: “For innovators looking to create high-performing products and measurably reduce go-to-market timelines, our team at the Innovation Center can create samples in days, enabling multiple design iterations to be tested to confirm effective production and enable rapid scale up. 

The Innovation Center comprises several core competencies including design, consultation, toolmaking, prototyping, high-precision machining, silicone molding, thermoset elastomer molding, thermoplastic molding, automation, assembly and secondary operations.

By using Trelleborg’s manufacturing facilities, users have access to raw material traceability and established validation processes. These facilities are ISO certified and meet requirements of the Food and Drug Administration and global water regulations. Trelleborg leverages its manufacturing expertise and long-term vision to transform customer ideas from design to global, long-term production, quickly and affordably.

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