Contract Fabrication and Innovative Materials Development

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Shawmut is a world leader in innovative materials for medical fabric and medical device applications. We specialize in non-woven, woven, knit, and laminated advanced materials for a wide variety of medical fabrics, apparel and gowns, and medical equipment and devices.

In addition to materials development, we can take on your medical device fabrication or assembly project in-house and on-shore, saving critical time and supply chain frustrations.

We bring medical device contract manufacturing capabilities from design through packaging to assist our customers by providing components, semi-finished or finished products.

Contract Fabrication Challenges We Solve

Are you ready to upgrade or reshore your medical component or device manufacturing?

Custom Materials Design
  • Collaborative process with customer designers and product teams
  • Ability for the product or material to tell the customer’s story
  • Product development engineering
  • Small scale R&D production capabilities
  • Certified materials testing labs
  • Sustainable solutions and recyclability
  • Environmental cycle testing
  • Precision color matching
Medical Device Fabrication
  • Contract manufacturing
  • Outsource manufacturing
  • Computer-aided design
  • Materials sourcing
  • Rapid prototype development
  • Semi-finished or finished product
  • Medical device component assembly
  • Fabric and component lamination and welding
  • Packaging
Reshoring of Supply Chain
  • Re-shoring of material and device development
  • Re-shoring of manufacturing and assembly
  • North America supply chain of raw materials
  • Lower freight and transportation costs
  • Rapid response supply chain timeline
  • Small-scale development and prototyping runs
  • In-house certified testing labs
  • Over a century of advanced materials expertise
Performance Materials
  • Moisture and UV barrier
  • Controlled breathability and/or moisture vapor transfer
  • Elasticity, controlled elongation and stretch for supreme adaptability
  • ASTM 1670/1671 for blood and blood-borne pathogen protection
  • Thin barrier film expertise
  • Durable protective properties through the rigors of numerous launderings and critical end-use applications
  • Drapability for comfort and appearance
  • Sustainable production

Medical Device Fabrication Manufacturing Capabilities

Device Manufacturing Featured

Looking for domestic solutions to your medical device fabrication?

Consulting and Contract Fabrication


Reshoring of Supply Chain


Custom Materials Design


Value-Added Services


Medical Device Component Applications