The El Paso-Juarez region is home to over 40 medical device manufacturers and a robust ecosystem of suppliers and service providers who support the development of hundreds of millions of medical devices and products each year. BIO EPJ collects data from local, state, and international industry sources and leaders to understand trends and challenges faced by the industry.
GENERAL REPORT 2020-2021 BIO EL PASO - JUÁREZ CONNECTING THE MEDICAL DEVICE INDUSTRY ACROSS THE BORDER
BIO El Paso-Juárez presents its annual overview of the Medical Device Industry that includes the general data for 2020-2021, including Mexico Trade Data, the sterilization survey, manufacturing capacities, medical instruments (exports and imports), international sales, and appliances used in medical science in Mexico, as well as future growth.
BIO El Paso-Juarez supports a strong supplier base for the development and production of medical devices and supplies. Ethylene Oxide Sterilization is a necessary process for over 50% of all medical device production. BIO EPJ developed a “Sterilization Issue Paper” and “Regional Sterilization Survey” which highlights the need for EO sterilization in the region, published in March 2021.
Impact of COVID-19
BIO El Paso-Juarez surveyed regional medical device manufacturers and suppliers to understand how they are responding and being impacted by COVID-19. The survey results and findings are found in this report published in March 2020.