About Schivo

Schivo has a long history of partnering with medical device and life sciences companies to provide contract design and manufacturing solutions. From complex components to finished device assemblies, we insist on meeting stringent quality and regulatory requirements.

Profile

Specializing in minimally invasive devices and life science systems, Schivo offers a comprehensive range of outsourced solutions to medical device and life science companies  – from innovative design to reliable manufacturing services.

Our world-class design and manufacturing facilities comprise of over 80,000 square feet of manufacturing space in Waterford, Ireland. In addition to the manufacturing space, we have two clean rooms, a number of application development labs and over 75 precision machining systems. Our 140 team members work on a 24/7 basis to deliver the best solutions for our customers.

Quality

We understand that we’re not just manufacturing products—we’re making components and finished devices that will be used to save or improve a patient’s life. Our quality policy is designed to ensure consistent high quality and compliance at every stage of the product lifecycle.

We are committed to maintaining industry leading quality standards. Our employees are empowered to recognise and address internal quality concerns in a Continuous Improvement culture where we view customer service and quality, empowerment and waste minimisation as components of a single holistic environment.

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Two Schivo employees using a specialized machine for manufacturing medical devices

Schivo Through The Years

1973

1973

Waterford Tool is founded as a precision engineering facility supporting local companies such as Waterford Crystal and the automotive industry

2018

1998

Moved into a purpose built 26000 sq Feet Facility

2019

2004

Expansion of assembly capabilities and established cellular assembly Line for Life support ventilators

2005/2006

Prototyping drills for Neurocranial market

2006

Commenced manufacture of Maxillofacial surgery and Osteotomy Guides

2007

2007

Company rebranded to SCHIVO and diversifies into oil, gas and aerospace markets

Investment in ISO Class 7 Cleanrooms to facilitate expansion building analytic systems for the Lifescience Instrument market

2008

2008

Established automated Swiss machining to support higher volumes on drills for the Neurocranial market

2009

2009

ISO 13485 certification and completed our 1st product validation for Orthopaedic application

2013

2013

Established SC21 Lean Operations program

2014

2014

Development of proprietary aqueous cleaning systems for complex analytical instruments

2015

2015

Launched 3D FDM printing partnership with Stratasys enabling us to provide our customers with fast turnaround prototypes

2016

2016

Continued expansion of manufacturing capabilities for Minimally Invasive Surgical devices including robotic surgery

Development of lower limb implants and cutting devices for Orthopaedic trauma market

2017

2017

An experienced group of investors from the Medtec sector invest and realign the company as Schivo a company focused on the Medical Device and Life Science Instrument market

Graham Reeves is appointed as CEO

New 11 axis machining centres to provide solutions for high volume micro machining for minimally invasive and implant market

2018

2018

Moved fabrication under same roof to speed up and streamline the service to our Lifescience customers

Investment and expansion of Laser marking, welding, passivation and electropolishing to serve MI Device customers.

Started working with customers in each of these new therapy areas: Interventional Cardiology, Anaesthesia, Structural Heart and Interventional Oncology

2019

2019

Started working with customers in ENT and Women’s Health

Establishing semi automation of our assembly processes

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