RTI Surgical said yesterday it inked a deal with Oxford Performance Materials to license its OsteoFab manufacturing platform for spinal applications. OPM’s OsteoFab is a next-generation implant manufacturing process to build implantable medical devices layer by layer using only light and Oxpekk polymer, the Alachua, Fla.-based company said. “We are thrilled to announce this agreement […]
EIZO Corporation has announced that it has completed construction on a $25 million (3 billion Japanese yen) factory at its headquarters in Hakusan, Japan for manufacturing medical and industrial monitors. The new factory is EIZO’s second at its headquarters and fourth in Japan. The company also has manufacturing facilities in Germany, China, and the United […]
RAUMEDIC will be presenting the latest developments in medical extrusion, molding and assembly at the MDM West show in Anaheim. Experts will be on hand to review these developments and invite visitors to learn more and share their challenges at Booth #1828. Liquid Injection Molding (LIM) Pump Segments LIM pump Segments are very commonly used […]
Covestro said yesterday it is launching a new line of flexible and rigid materials meant for the growing wearable medical device market. The Anaheim, Calif.-based company said it is offering fixation material comprised of breathable film and adhesive, made with polyurethane raw materials to allow for moisture management and comfort, as well as electronics embedding […]
Phillips-Medisize Corp. recently added a 17,000 square foot clinical and pilot facility, dedicated to medical device and drug delivery device, in Menomonie, Wisconsin. This dedicated facility is a direct result of the company’s continued commitment to purpose-built facilities and the support of several customers. The expansion provides a dedicated, cGMP clinical and pilot-scale facility for […]
Spectra-Physics introduces Spirit One 1040-8, a compact, industrial femtosecond laser with game-changing cost-performance. Combining power supply and laser head in a single rugged and compact package, Spirit One 1040-8 is easy to integrate into machine tools and systems and delivers proven stability and long term reliability. The new laser is perfect for demanding, high precision […]
TDK Corporation announces the introduction of the TDK-Lambda medically certified DTM65-C8 external power supplies. This series offers a class II input, thus does not require an earth ground connection and meets the stringent Level VI DoE standards for efficiency. The DTM65-C8 is also is certified to the IEC 60601-1 and 60601-1-11 medical standards, making it suitable for a […]
R. Scott Rader is frustrated with the overhyping of 3D printing. Rader, who leads Stratasys’s newly-formed Medical Solutions Group, says his frustration stems from the fact that, as he puts it, “the potential is huge without the hype.” As an example, Rader describes a very realistic scenario for orthotics. “I’m not talking about an off-the-shelf […]
PCBs are more complex and high-tech than ever. For example, current component density propels circuit board compression and complex design attributes, which elevate the potential for failure and downtime. By implementing sophisticated design for manufacturability (DFM) checks early in the PCB design phase, Calumet Electronics saves customers from costly, time-consuming problems that would manifest during […]
Axis Research & Technologies has announced the opening of its new facility to further advance medical research and education IMG_3211through a technologically sophisticated training ground for medical device manufacturers, surgeons, and hospitals. Located in Southern California, Axis offers full-service capabilities for hosting regional and national medical research and educational events. The 10,100 square-foot stand-alone facility […]
GW Plastics announced at the MD&M West 2016 Exposition in Anaheim, CA, the completion of a major expansion of their state-of-the-art Dongguan, China facilities in response to their rapidly growing medical device contract manufacturing business. Through this expansion, GW Plastics has more than doubled the size of their plant, and their new 125,000 sq. ft. facility will […]
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