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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Schivo Through The Years

1973

1973

Company founded (originally called Waterford Tool Company)

2018

1998

Moved into a purpose built 26000 SQ Feet Facility

2000

Employee numbers grew to 100

2007

2007

Company name changes to SCHIVO

2008

2008

Acquired G&O Precision in the Leicester UK

2009

2009

Achieved ISO13458 Certification for the Medical Devices manufacture

2010

2010

Constructed Class 10,000 & Class 100,000 Cleanrooms in our Waterford facility

Reached 100 employees

2011

2011

Introduced new machine tool technologies including a Mori-Seiki 5-axis machining centre

2012

2012

Introduced Lean Manufacturing programmes into our process

2013

2013

Moved into new Waterford manufacturing facility and consolidated Precision and Assembly Operations under one roof

2014

2014

Opened a dedicated “White Room” assembly operation in our Waterford facility

2015

2015

Launched 3D FDM printing partnership with Stratasys and installed Fortus 400mc and Fortus 900ms FDM 3D printing machines in Waterford.

Achieved SC21 Manufacturing Excellence Status

2016

2016

Introduction of new ultrasonic aqueous and solvent cleaning systems

2017

2017

Continued investment in micro machining technologies including new 11 axis machining centres

2018

2018

Moved our Fabrication business under the same roof as all other operations

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