Developing End-to-End Automation

The MMT Automation division is comprised of a team of engineers who specialize in the automation of new and existing production lines for the medical manufacturing industry and beyond. Our cutting-edge technology and expertise in automation solutions can help streamline your operations, increase efficiency, and improve your bottom line. We are your partner for Lights Out operation.

Equipment and Process Include:

  • Catheter Coating & UV Cure
  • Catheter UV Bond
  • Catheter Thermal Bond
  • Catheter Slotting
  • Catheter Lamination
  • Catheter & Tube Cutting and Coiling
  • Marker Band Processing
  • Flaring Equipment
  • Necking Equipment
  • Leak Testing
  • Tube Stretching
  • Balloon Forming
  • Balloon Wing Forming
  • Stent Deployment Testing
  • Drug Eluting Stent Processing
  • Vacuum Systems
  • Coil Winding
  • Stent Crimping
  • Stent Handling
  • Annealing Furnaces
  • Product Functional Test
  • Knotting and Suture-based Processes
  • Stent Crimping & Loading
  • Curing Chambers

Catheter Products Include:

  • Balloon Angioplasty
  • Coronary and Peripheral Catheters
  • Stent Delivery Systems (Balloon and Self-Expanding)
  • Urinary Catheters
  • Structural Heart Products

Medical Implants Include:

  • Stents (Coronary, Peripheral and Non-Vascular)
  • Drug/Device Combination Products
  • Neurovascular Implants
  • Structural Heart Products
  • Coil-Based Products


Somex Automation developed the “VisionPick” standard platform for providing Machine Vision Guiding of Pick & Place equipment. Watch our video or learn more on our case study page. 


Our Galway team designed and built an innovative machine for low volume assembly of an implant delivery system.

Watch the video or read more on our case study page. 



Somex Automation designs precision catheter manufacturing solutions. The Double Deck Combi Laminator is capable of laminating multiple catheter shafts simultaneously. Watch the video or read more on our case study page.


Watch the video or read more details on our case study page. 

Qualification and Validation

All equipment is rigorously tested in-house, our procedures and documents are based on GAMP 5. With dedicated quality departments on both our sites, we can support our customers through their entire qualification and validation process, from placement of order through to the start of production.


Comprehensive technical documentation is supplied with our equipment which provides the client with the necessary information for operating, troubleshooting and maintenance of the equipment.