Medical footprint expansion with deeper medical grade skin contact material science expertise.
Pleasanton, California – December 15, 2021 – Boyd Corporation, a world-leading innovator of technologies in engineered materials and thermal management, announced the acquisition of MBK Tape Solutions. MBK specializes in the manufacturing and development of innovative and complex multi-layered adhesive products that bond, mount, monitor and protect for stick to skin applications in the highly regulated medical industry. The acquisition strengthens Boyd’s medical material science capability across advanced wound care, transdermal patches, and biosensor applications.
“Boyd is deeply committed to accelerating innovation in medical wearables. MBK Tape Solutions’ technologists and material scientists enhance our ability to address our customers’ needs in this rapidly growing market,” stated Boyd CEO Doug Britt.
Boyd’s medical material science expertise accelerates innovation and time-to-market for its healthcare customers. MBK’s customers will benefit from Boyd’s global footprint and engineering capabilities, enabling them to accelerate innovation and growth in critical geographies. Boyd’s expanding ISO 13485 certified manufacturing operations serve medical customers in all regions of the world.
“MBK’s strong reputation and deep knowledge of medical grade materials and skin contact adhesives will help us scale even more quickly and reliably to serve a growing medical industry experiencing rapid evolution of care and technology,” said Boyd Chief Commercial Officer Michael Sutsko.