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TÜV SÜD Announces Medical Device Testing Laboratory Expansion, Adding 26 High-Skilled Job Opportunities in New Brighton, MN

NEW BRIGHTON, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--TÜV SÜD announces its plans to expand its Medical & Health Services (MHS) facilities in New Brighton, Minnesota, during a groundbreaking ceremony. This 20,000 square foot laboratory extension of its existing 36,000 square foot test facility to be completed by June 2022 will offer an end-to-end testing solution for all medical devices. The state-of-the-art laboratory will also provide a wide range of biological and chemical testing of medical devices that complements TÜV SÜD's current active medical device testing capabilities.

The new addition will enable TÜV SÜD to provide even faster turnaround times on healthcare equipment and medical device testing. This will also allow TÜV SÜD’s experts to provide clients with the most up-to-date solutions to meet the ever-evolving regulatory requirements of the medical device industry.

Specialty features of this expanded facility include:

  • State-of-the-art instrumentation required to perform the complete range of biocompatibility testing according to ISO 10993
  • Sterilization validations of various modalities for vaporized hydrogen peroxide, ethylene oxide, steam, and other substances
  • Sterile packaging and transportation simulation services
John Tesoro, President and CEO of TÜV SÜD Americas, stated, “TÜV SÜD is dedicated to ensuring that we are delivering a full-featured customer experience, and that we offer a suite of services that enables our medical device customers to meet their quality and time to market needs. This expanded laboratory will further enhance our ability to deliver on our commitment to our customers and complements our existing testing and notified body services.”

Adam Menzies, TÜV SÜD Director of North American Medical and Health Services, explained, “This expansion to our global network of testing facilities will serve as the primary hub for service delivery to our customers throughout the Americas and will address the compliance and certification needs of healthcare equipment and medical device manufacturers throughout the region. We are also committed to being a catalyst for economic growth in New Brighton by opening 26 high-skilled job opportunities to the community in 2022 and aiming to provide more opportunities in the years to come.”

Representatives from the Medical Alley Association, a global leadership organization and healthcare industry partner, were also in attendance at the groundbreaking ceremony. “TÜV SÜD’s expanded facility in New Brighton is an exciting addition to Medical Alley’s world-leading, innovative medical device industry,” said Medical Alley CEO Roberta Dressen. “We are proud that they have decided to create this facility in The Global Epicenter of Health Innovation and Care.”

Beyond being outfitted with the latest, state-of-the-art technology and instrumentation, TÜV SÜD’s highly skilled team of subject matter experts will offer accurate and efficient testing solutions to deliver timely and compliant results. It will be ISO 17025 accredited and Good Laboratory Practice compliant.


TÜV SÜD is a premium quality, safety, and sustainability solutions provider that specializes in testing, inspection, auditing, certification, training, and knowledge services. Since 1866, the company has remained committed to its founding principle of protecting people, property and the environment from technology-related risks. Headquartered in Munich, Germany, TÜV SÜD is represented in more than 1,000 locations worldwide. TÜV SÜD operates globally with a team of more than 24,000 multi-disciplinary experts recognized as specialists in their respective fields. By combining impartial expertise with invaluable insights, the company adds tangible value to businesses, consumers, and the environment. The aim of TÜV SÜD is to support customers with a comprehensive suite of services worldwide to increase efficiency, reduce costs and manage risk. Visit

About TÜV SÜD America

TÜV SÜD America Inc., a subsidiary of TÜV SÜD AG (Munich, Germany), is a leading globally recognized testing and certification organization. TÜV SÜD's Business Assurance division provides management system certification services to ISO 9001, ISO 14001, AS9100, Safe Quality Food (SQF), and more. TÜV SÜD's Product Service division offers electrical and mechanical product safety, Electromagnetic Compatibility (EMC) testing, environmental testing, NRTL and SCC certification, CE marking assistance, restricted substance services, international compliance services, and more. TÜV SÜD America also provides a comprehensive suite of services for the medical device sector as a European Union notified body for the medical device, active implantable medical device and in-vitro diagnostic device directives, and a complete service portfolio including ISO 13485 and MDSAP certification, FDA 510(k) and third-party inspections. The company's Industry Services division offers a full suite of services for pressure equipment manufacturers and materials producers exporting products to the European Community. The Industry Services division also includes TÜV SÜD Global Risk Consultants, the leading global provider of unbundled property loss control services. Visit

Publication date: 12/01/2022

Business Wire


This project has received funding from the Bio Based Industries Joint Undertaking under the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 837761.