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Transportation and technology GettyImages-1331571740 3 Steps For A Smarter Medtech Supply Chain

Our medtech industry has a huge opportunity to make our supply chains “smarter" by making the most of digital technologies and data. But we need to work in an agile manner to adopt and scale technology. This article shares three main steps to take.

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INDUSTRY INSIGHTS

Lumped Element Filters: A Compact, Low-Frequency Filtering Option

We explore the basics of lumped element filter design, its characteristics, and how we can push filter design limits to develop a wide variety of high-performance low-frequency filtering options.

Overcoming Challenges With Metal Cerclage Cables

Although, in many instances, metal cerclage cables work well, recently polymer cerclage cables have begun to take market share due to an accumulation of smaller benefits relative to traditional metallic cables.

How To Manage Compliance In A Global Medical Device Company

We examine a use case in implementing scalable document, process and quality management across a growing, global organization with QUMAS.

Applying Quality System Regulation (QSR) Best Practices To Improve Regulatory Compliance

QSR compliance can be complex, but it doesn’t have to be burdensome. Implementing these best practices will improve your regulatory compliance while producing a product ready for market.

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Whether you need a few pieces or a few thousand, Donatelle's highly specialized team can produce parts with near-production tolerances in as little as a few days. As part of their integrated services, they work closely with your design team to select the best polymers and metals to bring accuracy and consistency to your molded components. You can also rely on their expertise with hundreds of exotic materials, including high-temperature, implantable-grade and silicone.

Flexan is committed to providing the highest quality of silicone components for medical devices. Using the highest process controls alongside the most rigorous quality tools, Flexan is able to ensure patient safety and 100 percent inspection of every single component before it ships.

Caplugs has been a global leader in plastic molding with six different molding processes and thousands of material options. The in-house team of engineers works with customers throughout their comprehensive process to design a unique solution process from creating concepts and rapid prototyping to packaging and inventory management.

Detergent 8 is concentrated to save you money, biodegradable, and readily disposable. Its penetrating wetting power saves you time. It’s free rinsing to give you reliable results and no interfering residues.

MasterControl's supplier management solution automates supplier management processes and ensures supplier quality and compliance.

The use of a copper barrier instead of a nickel barrier, with a tin finish on top, is the solution Knowles Precision Services has developed for non-magnetic applications. 

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Accumold® is a high-tech manufacturer of precision micro, small and lead frame injection molded plastic components

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Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning are taking the life sciences world by storm. Do you know how to harness its power for your medical device? Check out our latest e-book which examines the opportunities AI and ML offer to both complement and supplement human intelligence in the medical device industry.

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