(Photo gallery) Datwyler breaks ground on new plant


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Swiss medical equipment manufacturer Datwyler broke ground on Thursday for a manufacturing site in Middletown.

The plant will be located between the Amazon Fulfillment Center and the Johnson Controls plant at 571 Merrimac Ave.

Speakers included Ken Branner Jr., Mayor of Middletown; Torsten Maschke, CEO at Datwyler Sealing Solutions; David Clark, vice president, operations Americas at Datwyler Sealing Solutions; and Bernice Whaley, director, Delaware Economic Development Office.

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Swiss company Datwyler coming to Middletown

Maschke said the site is a good choice for the company, citing its location in the Mid-Atlantic region, the home of many pharmaceutical and other health care companies.

Branner said the town stood ready to assist Datwyler and noted its success in landing Amazon and retaining an expanded Johnson Controls presence in the town.

The Swiss-based company said the site would be Datwyler’s most advanced state-of-the-art manufacturing facility for high-quality elastomer components for injectable drug delivery systems used in the global health care industry.

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