Resonetics, a provider of engineering and manufacturing solutions for the life sciences industry, has acquired US-based Hudson Medical Innovations from Preco for an undisclosed sum.

Established in 2012 and based in Hudson, Wisconsin, Hudson Medical Innovations is involved in the manufacturing of microfluidics, point-of-care diagnostics, biosensors and advanced wound care devices.

The company has expertise in high-density micro-perforating laser cutting, laser ablation, rotary and flatbed die cutting, automated robotic multi-layer lamination, packaging, and turnkey assembly services.

Its advanced prototyping capabilities and automated equipment allows to create products, ranging from development to high-volume production, for the customers.

Resonetics president and CEO Tom Burns said: “Hudson Medical Innovations is utilizing many of the same principles that have driven Resonetics’ growth:  a focus on the customer, innovative problem solving, and purpose-built equipment to scale production efficiently.

“The Hudson team has established a great position serving leading customers in very exciting high-growth markets, expanding the breadth and diversity of Resonetics.”

Resonetics stated that Hudson is the company’s 10th acquisition in the last five years, strengthening its position in advanced engineering and manufacturing solutions for the life sciences.

In November last year, Resonetics wrapped up a carve-out acquisition of Hutchinson Technology (HTI)’s medical business.

Established in 1987, Resonetics has expertise in laser processing, centerless grinding, nitinol processing, thin-wall stainless steel and precious metal tubing, photochemical machining, metal fabrication, and fibre optic sensors.

With more than 1,600 employees, Resonetics operates 13 sites in crucial medical technology markets. It has facilities totaling over 600,000ft2.

The company has nine Lightspeed Application Development Labs that serve medical device companies around the world.