Cook Urological Hosts Ribbon Cutting for State-of-the-Art Manufacturing Plant in Spencer, Indiana
October 12, 2009
Bloomington, Ind., October 9, 2009 — Adjacent to the original Cook plant, the new facility's footprint takes up a total 160,000 total square feet with more than 65 percent dedicated to manufacturing. Additional amenities include an expanded kitchen, a cafeteria with outdoor seating and employee fitness center. With an eye on continued growth, the facility has also been designed to allow for an additional 100 or more employees to augment the existing 500-person workforce and reaffirms Cook's commitment to town of Spencer and all of Owen County.
“Medical devices manufactured at Cook Urological in Spencer have helped improve or save the lives of hundreds of thousands of patients all over the world,” says Derek Voskuil, the plant's general manager. “The building expansion provides us with the space and flexibility needed to even more patients in coming years. We have expanded in a way we believe the community will be proud of; consistent with our commitment to be a good employer, corporate citizen, and neighbor.”
|What:||Ribbon cutting ceremony
All Cook Urological employees will be given scissors to take their individual cuts in the ribbon. The scissors used will then be donated to local area schools.
|When:||Wednesday, October 14, 2009 beginning at 2:00 pm EST|
|Who:||Pete Yonkman, President of Cook Urological and Executive Vice President and Sales and Marketing, Cook Group
Derek Voskuil, General Manager of Cook Urological
|Where:||Cook Urological, 1100 W. Morgan Street, Spencer, IN 47460|
|Contact:||Gail McDaniel, Cook Public Relations, mobile 812.369.9727|
About Cook Medical
Founded in 1963, Cook Medical helped invent and popularize interventional medicine, pioneering many of the devices now commonly used worldwide to perform minimally invasive medical procedures throughout the body. Today, the company integrates minimally invasive medical devices, drugs and biologics to enhance patient safety and improve clinical outcomes. Since its inception, Cook has operated as a family-held private corporation focused on providing superior patient outcomes while reducing health care costs. For more information, visit www.cookmedical.com. You may sign up to follow Cook Medical on Twitter at twitter.com/cookmedicalpr.