Newsletter | January 16, 2020

01.16.20 -- Building A World-Class Quality Culture

Featured Editorial
Why You Need A World-Class Quality Culture — And How To Build One
By Mujtaba Ali, OCQ Solutions

An organization is considered to have a world-class quality culture when quality is embedded in its psyche and is exemplified by all the actions it takes, including the actions performed by everyone from the CEO to the frontline staff. The result of such a culture is clearly demonstrated by financial results as well as the organization’s ability to delight its customers and stakeholders.

Industry Insights
The Only Validation Approach That Gets — And Keeps — Your Molded Part In Spec
White Paper | By Bob Emmett and Luke Lorson, Carclo Technical Plastics

When subcontracting medical or optic injection-molded components, do you carefully evaluate your molder’s validation process? There is only one approach that is proven to keep your molded parts “in spec” — decoupled molding.

Unique Wheelchair Opens The Road Less Traveled
Article | Protolabs, Inc.

The GRIT Freedom Chair features Protolabs sheet metal parts and helps persons with disabilities break through barriers.

Reducing The Life Cycle Cost Of Validation (Part 1): Appropriate Material Selection And Part Design
Article | PTI Engineered Plastics, Inc.

Several key areas with specific criteria are critical to IQ/OQ/PQ process, yet often overlooked or underestimated. In this segment of the series, we will review some of those important details you should consider during material selection and part design.

The Hidden Costs Of Multiple-Vendor Contract Manufacturing
Article | B. Braun OEM Division

When it comes to outsourcing in medical device manufacturing, companies must decide between unrelated services providers or a single-source contract manufacturer. This article discusses the consequences and advantages of working with a single-source contract manufacturer.

The Importance Of Strategic Alliance Partners
Article | By Maria Barajas, West Pharmaceutical Services, Inc.

This article discusses the importance of a strategic cross-business team for designing drug delivery systems, addresses its challenges, and examines key elements in forming successful business alliances.

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