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MED-ALLY Expands Operations Campus in Goose Creek, South Carolina

01/25/2018
MED-ALLY, a privately-held medical device manufacturer, is locating new operations in the Charleston International Manufacturing Center at 2040 Bushy Park Road in Goose Creek, South Carolina. The $2.38 million investment is expected to create 90 new jobs in Berkeley County.

MED-ALLY is an innovative design, development and manufacturing company specializing in active implantable medical systems. The company has designed and developed VersaStim®neuromodulation platform technology, which treats patients with movement disorders, spinal cord injuries, chronic pain and traumatic brain injuries. The VersaStim technology platform is available in external and implantable systems for clinicians to maximize therapy effectiveness and improve patient outcomes.

The company’s state-of-the-art, 10,000-square-foot manufacturing center will be is a ISO Class 6 Clean Room, critical for the fabrication of implantable devices. It is expected to be fully operational in March.

As an incentive, the Coordinating Council for Economic Development has approved job development credits related to this project.

“We are indeed fortunate for the opportunity to join the many successful and class-leading companies that call the Lowcountry and Charleston home, and can only aspire to one day approach a close enough level of similar lofty accomplishments! Through the professional South Carolina organizations and wonderful associates at every level at the CRDA, SCRA, SCBIO, S.C. Commerce and others, more akin to treasured business partners over all else, we believe that we are surrounding ourselves with an enabling, empowering and conducive team like no other. We look forward to growing and prospering in Berkeley County amidst its wonderful constituency and leadership team,” said MED-ALLY, LLC CEO and Co-Founder Raja Edward Hitti.

“We are excited to join the growing South Carolina medical device community and deliver innovative bioelectronic products that positively impact the global Healthcare market. The MED-ALLY team is looking forward to working with distinguished clinicians, university medical teams, industry partners and university students dedicated to providing disruptive medical device solutions to treat debilitated patients worldwide,” MED-ALLY, LLC President and Co-Founder John Mulvihill added.

“It’s always exciting when a company decides to locate new operations in South Carolina, and we’re pleased to welcome such an innovative firm that’s focused on cutting-edge advanced manufacturing. I congratulate them on this new investment and can’t wait to see what the future has in store for them here,” said Governor Henry McMaster.

“The life sciences industry is one that presents significant growth opportunities for South Carolina, and today’s announcement by MED-ALLY is proof of that. I congratulate this innovative company and wish them much success in the Lowcountry,” Secretary of Commerce Bobby Hitt said.

“MED-ALLY’s announcement of its medical device manufacturing project in the Lowcountry is extremely exciting for Berkeley County; we are honored to welcome MED-ALLY, their investment and the 90 technical jobs they offer.

MED-ALLY’s announcement is also further proof that Berkeley County is open for business, and Berkeley County means business. Through meetings with the company’s team, I am confident MED-ALLY will thrive in Berkeley County and also be incredible partners in job creation opportunities for many years to come,” said Berkeley County Supervisor Bill Peagler.

“We’ve been talking with MED-ALLY for some time about the competitive advantages the Charleston region offers, and we’re thrilled our community successfully competed against much larger U.S. metros to attract this implantable medical device manufacturer to locate its headquarters, R&D and manufacturing facility in Berkeley County. We are proud to welcome MED-ALLY to Charleston’s growing life sciences cluster. They will be a tremendous asset for many years to come,” Charleston Regional Development Alliance Chairman Will Helmly explained.

Stephanie Yarbrough, partner at Womble Bond Dickinson practicing in the area of economic development law added, “Med -Ally will introduce new technologies from its South Carolina medical device headquarters that are expected to have a positive impact on patients worldwide. We are thrilled to have this very important company locate in South Carolina!”

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