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  1. Flexicare (Group) Limited Acquires Medisize B.V.
    11/21/2017

    Flexicare (Group) Limited (“Flexicare”), a leading UK headquartered manufacturer of medical devices, is pleased to announce that it has acquired Medisize B.V. from an affiliate of Phillips-Medisize, LLC (“Phillips-Medisize”).

  2. Proto Labs Reaches Agreement to Acquire RAPID, Expands Services With Sheet Metal Fabrication
    11/21/2017

    Proto Labs (NYSE: PRLB), a global leader in technology-enabled manufacturing, has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire privately held company Rapid Manufacturing Group, LLC (“RAPID”). RAPID is a New Hampshire-based custom parts supplier specializing in quick-turn sheet metal fabrication and CNC machining. With the acquisition, Proto Labs will be able to offer its customers another quick-turn manufacturing service while expanding its CNC machining capabilities.

  3. MKS Announces Ophir® BeamWatch AM, Non-Contact Laser Beam Monitoring System For Additive Manufacturing
    11/20/2017

    MKS Instruments, Inc. (NASDAQ: MKSI), a global provider of technologies that enable advanced processes and improve productivity, has announced the Ophir® BeamWatch® AM, the industry's first non-contact laser beam monitoring system for additive manufacturing. BeamWatch AM is a lightweight, compact system designed for real-time measurement of focal shift during laser startup of powder bed fusion manufacturing processes. It measures key beam size, position, and quality parameters, including focus spot size and beam caustic. These measurements allow users to more easily determine when the beam is aligned and in focus, providing more consistent metallurgy. Measurements can be displayed as tabular, 2D, and 3D views, providing a quick and realistic display of laser characteristics.  

  4. Clinical Leader Forum Names Boston and Philadelphia As 2018 Locations
    11/20/2017

    Philadelphia Agenda Announcement and Advisory Board Introduction

    November 20, 2017, Erie, PA: Life Science Leader and ClinicalLeader.com are excited to announce that Clinical Leader Forum will take place in Boston and Philadelphia in 2018. The Boston event is scheduled for October 3 – 4, 2018 at the State Room Boston. The Philadelphia event is scheduled for May 9-10, 2018 at the Hilton Philadelphia City Avenue.

  5. Announcing Spire Health Tag: A Comprehensive Health Monitoring Device That Makes Your Existing Clothes Smart, No Charging Required
    11/17/2017

    From clunky wristbands to restrictive chest straps, the first generation of wearables have been marred by user adoption challenges and impractical product design. That’s why Spire, the leaders in discreet and actionable health monitoring, set out to make the wearable as we know it disappear.

  6. MTD Micro Molding Expands Overmolding Capability
    11/14/2017

    MTD Micro Molding (mtdmicromolding.com), a long-time leader and expert problem solver in micro injection molding for the medical device industry, has made a significant investment to expand their overmolding services. As part of this investment, they recently acquired a new vertical injection molding machine, which has been designed and further customized for higher capacity overmolding.

  7. Phillips-Medisize And Molex At Compamed: One Team, Infinite Possibilities
    11/13/2017

    Phillips-Medisize, a Molex company, will be exhibiting at K39 in hall 8a during COMPAMED 2017. COMPAMED takes place simultaneously with the Medica exhibition on November 13-16 in Düsseldorf. Come visit the booth to see the expanded and integrated Phillips-Medisize and Molex capabilities.

  8. First Wire-Free Radar Breast Tumor Localization System For Long-Term Implant Cleared By FDA
    11/13/2017

    Cianna Medical, Inc. has received FDA clearance of the SAVI SCOUT® reflector for long term implant. The SAVI SCOUT reflector is an integral part of the SCOUT system for wire-free breast tumor localization.

  9. The Detroit Free Press Names PTI Engineerd Plastics A Winner Of The Michigan 2017 Top Workplaces Award
    11/10/2017

    PTI Engineered Plastics has been awarded a 2017 Top Workplaces honor by The Detroit Free Press. The Top Workplaces lists are based solely on the results of an employee feedback survey administered by WorkplaceDynamics, LLC, a leading research firm that specializes in organizational health and workplace improvement. Several aspects of workplace culture were measured, including Alignment, Execution, and Connection, just to name a few.

  10. Tonomonitor©: A Device For Detecting Ocular Hypertension With Self-Testing Capability
    11/8/2017

    Dr. Michael Lawrence Cohen, has been granted a U.S. patent for the Tonomonitor, an intraocular pressure monitoring device. The light, handheld biomechanical device is unique in design, cost, function, portability, and ease of use.  Because the Tonomonitor is self-contained it requires no power source, is practically indestructible and can be reused or disposable. Using proven over-the-lid technology the Tonomonitor is anesthetic- free.