W. L. Gore & Associates, Inc (Gore) plans to hire engineers as well as workers for its manufacturing, research and development and other departments of its medical device division in north Phoenix, according to Phoenix Business Journal. The company’s medical division provides surgeons and patients with a variety of surgical products and medical OEM products.

Gore is an independently held company, which is engaged in the manufacturing and marketing of products for the medical, electronics, nuclear, fabrics and industrial markets. Its products are marketed through a broad network of distributors across Singapore, Malaysia, Taiwan, Europe and other international markets. It operates through 45 facilities and has sales locations throughout North America, South America, Europe, Australia and Asia. Gore has its headquarters in Delaware, US and employs 8,000 people approximately.