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Integrating Risk Management In The Quality Management System — A Primer Stand By To Stand By: Organizational Contingency Planning

The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has been a wakeup call, exposing the vulnerability of the global supply chain and the lack of emphasis placed on contingency planning.

 

  • India To Regulate All Medical Devices

    Expansion of notified device categories is poised to benefit savvy domestic and Western medical device companies by cutting out cut-rate operations.

     

  • Remote Auditing Best Practices For GMP Compliance

    Every organization that is regulated by the FDA has been adversely affected by the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. This article will focus on remote auditing for good manufacturing practice (GMP) compliance, with a focus on the challenges, opportunities, and best practices for performing remote internal and external audits.

  • Facilitating Great Virtual Meetings During A Pandemic (Or Any Other Time)

    Even before the global pandemic of the novel coronavirus, virtual meetings were on the rise, With a large percentage of people working from home, it's now a public health imperative. Here's how to facilitate a risk assessment, root cause investigation, or something similar via “virtual facilitation” with team members and subject matter experts scattered around the world.

INDUSTRY INSIGHTS

Micro-MIM Succeeds At Making Precise Micro Metal Parts

As component sizes for medical devices shrink to micron size, conventional machining may not be the most efficient or consistent method for manufacturing. Learn why Micro-MIM is preferred for components with tight tolerances at high volumes.

Plan For Success With Sustaining Engineering In Medical Device Development And Manufacturing

Sustaining engineering enables the developer to plan ahead, getting the development and design of the device done right the first time, and smoothing the transition to manufacturing. KMC's executive director of engineering, Scott Leon, weighs in on the subject.

How To Uncover The Hidden Value Of Culture In Supplier Selection

The business pain of switching suppliers, both in terms of costs and revalidation time, heightens the importance of making the right decision the first time.

Taking Micromolding To the Next Level

Micromolding requires a high level of intimacy and attention to detail to be successful over the long run, so it’s important to work with micromolder with the capability, scalability, and sustainability to get a product from the design stage all the way to high-quality mass production. 

SOLUTIONS

PTI has developed a new standard for protecting, storing and presenting data generated from its line of non-destructive leak testers in the form of a software package called PTI Ethos.

AMETEK offers the MiniSlide™ motorized with a size 8 hybrid stepper actuator motor ideally suited for use in small lab and automation equipment. With a compact size and stable platform, this motorized slide is easy to integrate and reduces the design efforts for engineers.

MTD Micromolding is solely committed to providing the highest quality micromolding services of advanced medical products. MTD offers their innovative skills in exploring and producing very small, delicate, and intricate components required for advanced medical applications and products such as specialized surgeries, bioabsorbable devices, and implant devices. With a constant demand for newer, smaller, never-before-seen micro medical devices, MTD is also prepared to assist their strategic partners in the development of new solutions.

SCHOTT offers a series of high-performance glass-based diffusers designed to radiate laser light extremely homogeneously and efficiently (more than 80%) for more effective medical treatments. They are offered with various diffuser geometries, including cylindrical, front emitting, spherical, and other special shapes.

Zeus offers the FluoroPEELZ™ peelable heat shrink designed with quick and easy peel away capabilities to improve product efficiency and safety, and to accelerate catheter production.

PTI's expertise and experience are ideal for complex, low-volume injection molding. They are committed to delivering the same precision and price advantages of high-volume production molds. The Low-Volume Production (LVP) molding program utilizes the latest injection molding equipment, including electric injection molding machines with closed-loop processing, and automated material handling systems. PTI also is capable of customized, higher volume production runs.

FEATURED SUPPLIERS

The largest commercial infrared company in the world, FLIR has nearly 50 years of experience building and integrating high-performance infrared cameras. FLIR cameras play pivotal roles in a wide range of industrial, commercial, and government activities in over 60 countries.

Passion for technology has driven SMC Ltd. to be a leading manufacturing partner to top medical OEM’s in the diagnostics, pharmaceutical and medical device markets. Services include program management, product launch/scale-up, product design, engineering, prototyping, strategic supply chain management, custom thermoplastics component manufacturing, assembly, reagent filling, pouching, pre-packaged drug handling, automation, testing, and packaging.

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3D printing is establishing its criticality to the life sciences industry more every day. Used to create anatomically precise models for surgery preparation, to craft prostheses and medtech prototypes, and now even proving its salt as a viable option for mass-produced components, the ceiling for this technology is limitless. In this eBook, Med Device Online has assembled insights from some of the experts in this field among our editorial contributors.

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