Manufacturing AUTOMATION

ATS Automation receives $65M order for equipment to produce COVID-19 test kits

April 22, 2020
By Manufacturing AUTOMATION

ATS Automation Tooling Systems has received a $65 million order for two automated manufacturing systems that will produce components for COVID-19 test kits.

The Cambridge, Ontario–based ATS Automation will design, build and deliver the systems within the next four months to Tessy Plastics, a global contract manufacturer headquartered in New York that specializes in injection moulding and custom automated assembly solutions.

The systems will enable production of 10 million units per month .

“ATS’ involvement in this critical program for Tessy Plastics brings forward our significant capabilities in life sciences coupled with our ability to quickly enable manufacturers to scale production at the highest levels of quality demanded in the medical device industry,” says Andrew Hider, chief executive officer of ATS.


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