Medical Device Testing (MDT) Services has added spine and knee wear testing to its extensive orthopaedic device testing portfolio. For the past 26 years, MDT has served the medical device industry as a contract test laboratory focused on mechanical testing and materials characterization. MDT was founded in 1990 as a division of EnduraTEC Systems Corporation, […]
NEO Tech, a provider of manufacturing technology and supply chain solutions for brand name OEMs in the industrial, medical and mil/aero markets, announced that its highly miniaturized electronic manufacturing capabilities were being deployed in advanced implantable devices and electroceuticals for the medical industry. Advanced implantable devices such as neuro stimulation devices, drug pumps, cochlear implants, […]
Southco, a global developer in engineered access hardware solutions, has recently expanded its successful line of ST Constant Torque Positioning Hinges with the addition of a new embedded hinge for smaller applications. The miniature ST-5A Embedded Positioning Hinge provides precise positioning of smaller doors and panels that require increased torque. The ST-5A Embedded Positioning Hinge features […]
Jeffery McCaulley came to Smiths Medical with the job of turning a flagging medical device franchise around after years of negative growth. Getting rid of the wood paneling was another story. McCaulley, a 25-year veteran of the medical device business, held executive level positions at Zimmer Holdings and Medtronic. However, there was nothing that taught […]
Torrey Pines Scientific announces its new two-position EchoTherm Model IC22 Digital Chilling/Heating Dry Bath for use in chilling or heating biological samples from -10° to 100° C. The unit is two dry baths in one saving valuable bench space. The IC22 can run two separate or identical temperatures and two different sample blocks at the […]
Hospira, a Pfizer company and a provider of infusion technologies, announced the launch of the new LifeShield Supercath 5 safety IV catheter in the U.S. The new Supercath 5 debuted at the Association for Vascular Access annual meeting being held through Sept. 19 in Orlando, Florida. Healthcare workers are predisposed to certain occupational hazards, such […]
Medical Murray, a device development and contract manufacturing company with ISO 13485 certification and FDA registration, has expanded clean room capabilities in their Illinois manufacturing facility and North Carolina location. The additions come less than a year after Medical Murray purchased their Lake Zurich, Ill., 44,000 square-foot manufacturing facility, and built a larger 10,000 square-foot […]
Steute’s X-Ray, MRI, and CT device foot switches provide reliable control for the diverse requirements demanded of these diagnostic tools. The easy-to-navigate and ergonomic designs makes for ease-of-use and user comfort. Units can be customized for functionality and cosmetics (colors, logos, icons, graphics) to complement the requirements and capabilities of your specific device… without any non-recurring engineering costs. […]
ROCKY HILL, Conn., Sept. 19, 2016 – Adhesive manufacturer Henkel Corporation and plastic supplier PolyOne Corporation are collaborating on the development of new materials and assembly methods for medical devices that are more resistant to the harsher disinfectants now in use in hospitals. This collaboration provides higher-performing solutions, shortens development time and speeds up manufacturing […]
Elekta said it and its MRI tech partner Philips began installation of an investigational high-field MR-adaptive linear accelerator system at Wisconsin’s Froedtert & MCW Clinical Cancer Center at the Froedtert Hospital. The site is the 2nd U.S. and 5th global site to install an MR-linac system, which is under functional evaluation at centers in The Netheralands, […]
GW Plastics is pleased to announce the 10th anniversary of its facility in Querétaro, Mexico. Focused on manufacturing high precision safety-critical automotive and medical device components, GW Plastics Querétaro is proud of its success and growth in supporting market-leading OEMs with operations in Latin America. The GW Plastics facility, located in historic Querétaro, Mexico, was initially founded in 2006 […]
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