ORMOND BEACH, Fla., Jan. 30, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- For most parents, the beginning of a new school year brings a slew of expenses. This is even truer for those parents living in lower income countries such as Nicaragua.
In an effort to offset some of those costs, team members at Command Medical Products initiated a backpack collection drive to provide brand new backpacks filled with the necessary school supplies for the children of Command Medical Products employees at the corporation's sister facility in Managua, Nicaragua.
Over 155 backpacks were stuffed full of pencils, pens, crayons, erasers, rulers, calculators, notebooks, file folders and the like to ensure the children had what they needed to start the year right. In Managua, the school year calendar runs from February to November making the January distribution perfectly timed.
Close coordination between team members in both facilities ensured that enough backpacks were available and the supplies provided were in step with local school requirements. On hand to assist in the distribution of the backpacks was David Slick, Sr., corporate CEO and Carlos Gadea, plant manager of the Managua facility.
"Our company core values run deep and this is one example of how we put them into practice," shared Stephanie McGee, Command Medical Products' vice president of marketing. "Our employees wellbeing and community stewardship go hand in hand. It was such a joy to be a part of the experience."
About Command Medical Products
Founded in 1987, Command Medical Products, Inc. is a privately held corporation based in Ormond Beach, Florida offering contract manufacturing services exclusively for the production of medical devices. Command Medical Products offers a full array of device assembly and packing operations from facilities located in Florida and Nicaragua. Core competencies include extrusion of plastics tubing, RF welding, ultrasonic welding, device assembly and packaging services as well as management of injection molding and sterilization services. Command Medical Products is ISO 13485 certified and registered with the FDA. For more information visit www.commandmedical.com or via phone at 386-672-8116.
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SOURCE Command Medical Products, Inc.