Manufacturing & Packaging Articles

  1. Parker Hannifin Brings Robotic Exoskeleton To Life With Digital Manufacturing

    Parker Hannifin needed a rapid manufacturing solution to accelerate development of a robotic exoskeleton while reducing design risk. As a solution, Protolabs’ digital manufacturing technologies and automated quoting system enabled a highly repetitive design process without sacrificing time to market.

  2. The Role Of Packaging In Supply Chain Management

    In order to achieve a successful supply chain management, packaging systems have to be connected with aspects of marketing, logistics, productions, and the environment.

  3. Assuring Reliability In Medical Device Manufacturing Using Automation And A Digital Factory

    .A fail-safe, fast response strategy for manufacturing reliable medical electronics in a controlled, data-rich, and cost-efficient environment.

  4. Why Predictability Matters In High-End PCB Manufacturing

    Predictability is essential for PCB manufacturing. Without it, a product’s reliability cannot be assured. Conventional approaches to predictability often fall short. Inspection, for example, only reveals superficial flaws. Micro sectioning is destructive in nature and inadequate for complex PCBs with thousands of vias. 

  5. How To Avoid Compliance & Timeline Risks When Selecting A Medical Device Supplier

    Discover the 9 elements of a predictable quality system when evaluating CMO partners. Predictable quality shortens your time to market, reduces your compliance risk, and reduces risk to the patient.

  6. Giant Step Forward For Neural Bypass Technology

    How recent accomplishments are taking science a step closer to realistically fixing paralysis.

  7. OEMs: Do You Trust Your Medical Device Supplier’s Quality?

    As an OEM, it is your responsibility to ensure the parts supplied to you are compliant with ISO regulations. That is no easy task. Ideally, your supplier’s quality systems are strong enough to identify risks, prevent defects, and to catch defects quickly if they do occur. This requires a robust quality management system. When it comes to evaluating the quality systems of your medical device supplier, where do you begin?

  8. The Coming Wave Of Dual-Chamber Systems For Drug Delivery

    Selecting and validating the best dual-chamber design option for the delivery of a given pharmaceutical.

  9. Managing The Unpredictability Of The Product Development Process

    How development teams need to engage in the holistic, programmatic risk management necessary for a predictable development program.

  10. Manufacturing Under Pressure: Is Lean Your Solution For Cost Savings?

    Changes in today’s medical device market and political atmosphere are causing manufacturers to re-evaluate how they do business in order to reduce costs. Can the Lean manufacturing approach to productivity and efficiency be the solution your company needs?