December 2020 – San Leandro, CA – Protoquick, Inc. of San Leandro, CA has recently been acquired by Seisa Medical of El Paso, TX. Protoquick was formed in 2012 when Carl Anderson and Ken Staal joined forces. They built a business focused on prototype parts by offering machining, mold making, and plastic injection molding services. Both Carl Anderson and Ken Staal will continue in their current roles with the company.

Seisa is a medical device manufacturer servicing every stage of the product life cycle including design and development, component manufacturing, and final assembly. It employs over 2,400 people at its facilities in Texas, New Jersey, California, Mexico, and Slovakia, manufacturing products including implantable stents, tubing sets, catheter-based products, and orthopedic-care products. In addition to ProtoQuick, Seisa also acquired Peridot Corporation. Peridot is a trusted supplier of complex metals-based components and mechanical assemblies for R&D prototyping and full-scale production across a variety of industries, with a focus on the medical device industry.

Anderson and Staal said, “This gives us the opportunity to give our customers a path from design to prototyping to volume manufacturing.”

“Seisa establishes a strong presence in the Bay Area, a hub of innovation in the medical device sector,” Julio Chiu, founder and CEO of Seisa Medical said in a March 15 news release. “This acquisition demonstrates Seisa’s commitment to investing in vertical capabilities to create end-to-end solutions that deliver value to our customers.”

MBS Advisors represented ProtoQuick in the transaction.

Excerpts from above were taken from Seisa Medical’s press release and an article from Plastics News.

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