News | March 9, 2020

Hoffer Plastics Announces New Status As MedAccred Certified Injection Molder


Hoffer Plastics announced today that the company has received the MedAccred certification, a medical device industry-managed supply-chain oversight program of the Performance Review Institute. This prestigious designation, which identifies and verifies compliance to critical manufacturing process requirements, puts Hoffer in a trusted group of injection molders that have been endorsed to serve the medical industry.

This news comes as Hoffer Plastics continues to innovate and expand its processes and opportunities for the production of world-class custom plastic injection molding. The MedAccred accreditation will enable Hoffer to leverage its reputation of expertise, by interfacing directly with medical manufacturers.

Alex Hoffer, Chief Revenue Officer of Hoffer Plastics, said, “This marks an important milestone in Hoffer Plastics’ history of earned credibility. Receiving MedAccred certification from PRI is a testament to our tradition of commitment to maintaining best-in-class status in sterile packaging. We know that in the end, customers are looking for peace of mind through product safety, quality, and consistency that a trusted, capable, ​accredited partner can bring. We are proud to be recognized as an integral part of the trust in that process.”

MedAccred conducts critical-process audits for its member original equipment manufacturers (OEM) to ensure their suppliers adhere to global regulations and requirements. By covering audit needs for multiple OEMs, MedAccred also helps reduce the number of onsite audits for suppliers. MedAccred has prioritized reducing risk to patient safety. In an economy of swift development, the certification offers a standardized, consistent critical-process accreditation.

Additionally, the certification ensures that injection molding manufacturers are providing verifiable compliance with critical manufacturing processes. MedAccred accreditation entitles your organization to appear on the Qualified Manufacturers List (QML).

About Hoffer Plastics

In 1953, after following a successful corporate career in manufacturing, “Bob” and his wife Helen Hoffer set out to create a business that was focused on service to others: Putting the needs of customers, employees and the community first. They believed that, by doing so, successful business and financial results would naturally follow. Sixty-five years later, it turns out they were right. Based in South Elgin, Illinois, Hoffer Plastics has grown to become an industry leader and innovator in the custom injection molding industry.

Today, Hoffer Plastics employs more than 350 people in our 365,000-square-foot facility on 24 acres where they produce more than three billion plastic parts annually and ship to countries around the globe. Their consistent 99% on-time delivery record has pioneered numerous product innovations, including the Trust-T-Lok line of safety closures for flexible pouch packages. Over the years, Hoffer Plastics has been honored with numerous awards, including “Family Business of the Year," Plastic News “Processor of the Year” and in 2016, the Illinois Governor’s Sustainability Award.

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