Keyword: Supply chain management

Stories

130
2248
0
0
30
Features: Medical
With COVID behind them and patients and their physicians returning to elective procedures, Smith & Nephew is seeing strong market revenue growth in 2022, according to CEO Deepak Nath, who spoke during its first quarter trading update.
Feature Image
Features: Medical
In this Expert Insight, Nadia Hajjar, Category Manager for Life Sciences at Porex, provides perspective on the ins and outs of designing custom components, including leveraging customization to decrease device complexity and reduce component costs.
Feature Image
Applications: Medical

As the cost of shrink tubing used in the production of catheters has increased, and supply chain issues caused delivery delays, FEP shrink tubing, for example, has become a very expensive...

Feature Image
Features: Materials

There’s strong demand for smart, new lifesaving and life-enhancing technologies in the global medical device market. To meet this demand, medical device manufacturers...

Feature Image
Features: Manufacturing & Prototyping

To fast-track time to market and gain a competitive edge, pharmaceutical and medtech development companies are increasingly implementing single-use technologies (SUTs). SUTs also...

Feature Image
Briefs: Materials
The material is optically transparent and easily manipulated.
Feature Image
Features: Materials
See how components suppliers can help therapeutic manufacturers choose the right material for the right application.
Feature Image
Features: Wearables
The company’s key markets include cardiovascular, medical-surgical, neuroscience, and diabetes.
Feature Image
Features: AR/AI
The FDA will focus on data management and digitizing healthcare.
Feature Image
Applications: Packaging & Sterilization
Infiplast, a plastics company for medical devices, was asked to design, prototype, test, and manufacture a critical component for ventilators.
Feature Image
Briefs: Regulations/Standards
Deadlines are approaching for compliance.
Feature Image
Features: Manufacturing & Prototyping
When the COVID-19 pandemic grounded much of the U.S. aerospace business in 2020, a Massachusetts-based contract manufacturer was forced to improvise.
Feature Image
Applications: Manufacturing & Prototyping
While AM brings speed, efficiency, and an alternative supply chain, the manufacturing method can also lead to better patient care.
Feature Image
Briefs: Medical
A phased approach helps maximize return on investment.
Feature Image
Features: Medical
Mobility tech also provides help to those with physical or cognitive challenges.
Feature Image
Features: Manufacturing & Prototyping
See how ultrasonic welding technology is being widely used in nonwoven PPE production.
Feature Image
Supplements: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Learn about the medical manufacturers and cutting-edge applications that stood out in 2020.
Feature Image
Features: Medical
Senior Director Asmita Khanolkar tell us what she sees for the medical materials industry, in a post-COVID world.
Feature Image
Features: Electronics & Computers
EMS providers, contract manufacturers (CMs), and printed circuit board (PCB) fabricators are the strongest link in the supply chain critical for building medical electronics equipment, including ventilators
Feature Image
Features: Design
Having a strong business plan can provide a resilient foundation for successful medical device innovation.
Feature Image
Technology Leaders: Design
LFI antigen tests provide results rapidly, at or near the point-of-care.
Feature Image
Features: Regulations/Standards

As summer 2020 gives way to fall and we continue grappling with unprecedented challenges, healthcare industry efforts persist to ensure that medical supplies are available when and where they are...

Feature Image
Briefs: Medical
Plasma equipment manufacturer PVA TePla America was asked by a manufacturer of real-time PCR diagnostic tests to treat hundreds of thousands of plastic cartridges used to test for COVID-19.
Feature Image
Features: Materials
Collaboration and innovation, born of necessity, hold potential to improve the healthcare industry’s PPE product choices and supply reliability.
Feature Image
Features: Connectivity
The digital revolution under way in medtech manufacturing will continue to transform the industry into a more connected, efficient, and agile ecosystem.
Feature Image
Briefs: Manufacturing & Prototyping

Additive manufacturing, better known as 3D printing, has been evolving for the last 30 years. Now it’s set to enter the mainstream, and evolving technology including new printers...

Feature Image
Features: Manufacturing & Prototyping

In today’s world of medical device manufacturing, cost pressures are very real. At the same time, cost savings can be just as real, especially when companies examine their manufacturing...

Feature Image
Features: IoMT

Now that medical devices are being labeled and uniquely identified to meet the requirements of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Unique Device Identifier...

Feature Image
Features: Electronics & Computers

The medical device industry often looks to independent distributors to address chronic shortages in the availability of electronic components. Direct sourcing of...

Feature Image

Ask the Expert

John Chandler on Achieving Quality Motion Control
Feature Image

FAULHABER MICROMO brings together the highest quality motion technologies and value-added services, together with global engineering, sourcing, and manufacturing, to deliver top quality micro motion solutions. With 34 years’ experience, John Chandler injects a key engineering perspective into all new projects and enjoys working closely with OEM customers to bring exciting new technologies to market.

Inside Story

Inside Story: Selecting the Best Pump for Your Medical Device
Feature Image

MDB spoke to Rodd Turnquist, National Sales Manager US, OEM Division, WMFTS, to find out more about selecting the best pumps for medical devices and accelerating time to market.

Videos