Packaging/​Sterilization

Packaging

Medical device packaging design is an essential aspect of product development. Learn about the packaging and packaging systems that ensure that your medical devices are brought to market safely.

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Features: Packaging & Sterilization
Unique device identifiers, or UDIs, enable better reporting, reviewing, and analyzing of adverse events.
Features: Sensors/Data Acquisition
MD&M West brings together medtech engineers, business leaders, and innovative thinkers to create life-changing medical devices.
Supplements: Tubing & Extrusion
Our 2021 Resource Guide shows you the top manufacturers in materials, manufacturing, and a range of other medical-device categories.
Products: Test & Measurement
Barcode readers, risk-management software, servo drives, and more.
White Papers: Medical
Medical Device Cooling Considerations for Your Next Design Project

The term “Medical Device” covers an expansive range of applications ranging from large MRI machines to hand-held surgical devices and diagnostic tools. These pieces of...

Features: Tubing & Extrusion
In our 2020 Product Buyer's Guide, you'll find a list of manufacturers in more than a dozen medical-device areas.
Features: Test & Measurement
Engineers are thinking of creative ways to design a packaging system that will ensure safe arrival of a medical device.
Products: Packaging & Sterilization
Conduits, heat sinks, bioadhesives, and more.
Blog: Packaging & Sterilization

FDA has created a new pilot program for industry to expedite approvals of certain changes to ethylene oxide (EtO) sterilization processes and facilities. In an effort to...

Features: Packaging & Sterilization

Updates to ISO 11607, Parts 1 and 2, have left many medical device manufacturers wondering about the future of their packaging designs. These changes come at a stressful...

News: Packaging & Sterilization

Porex, a developer of porous polymer solutions, and Guangdong Xianfeng Medical Technology Co., Ltd. have teamed up to develop a sterile container that will...

Technology Leaders: Materials

It can be challenging to make sure you've covered all the bases during the tubing and hose selection process for medical instrumentation. For each application, there are many elements to consider,...

News: Manufacturing & Prototyping

Medbio, Grand Rapids, MI, has opened a second manufacturing facility. The company is an outsource manufacturer offering design and engineering, manufacturing, assembly, and packaging solutions for the...

Features: Design

Every year, 50,000 Americans die from colorectal cancer, a common cancer that is easy to detect and can be effectively treated if caught in its earliest stages. Unfortunately, 38 percent of Americans...

Technology Leaders: Medical

After years of research and development, surveys and polls, functional device testing, and countless other preparatory actions, your medical device is almost ready to go to market. You have determined...

Products: Materials
Packaging System

CleanCut Technologies, Anaheim, CA, has added a new packaging system to the company's portfolio of packaging products. The Vault packaging system is...

Features: Manufacturing & Prototyping

Advances in CMOS (complementary metal oxide semiconductor) imaging sensor (CIS) module technology are shrinking pixel size, allowing more pixels to fit...

Features: Packaging & Sterilization

Single-use medical devices, pharmaceuticals, components, and packaging that need to be sterile must be treated with an appropriate and validated technique. It is also...

News: Packaging & Sterilization

Instead of reading a label, consumers could be interacting with an electronic screen on packaging in the future, thanks to a development by scientists at the University of Sheffield. The...

Products: Packaging & Sterilization

Multivac, Wolfertschwenden, Germany, has released the R 081 thermoforming packaging machine, an entry-level model for automatically packing small or medium-sized batches. The compact system is ideal for use...

Features: Medical

The medical device industry often gets attention for its innovation and constant evolution. However, even the most innovative medical device technology is of no use...

Briefs: FDA/Regulatory
Ensuring that device packaging meets specifications.

Considering the complex science and research that goes into developing medical devices, it is...

Features: Test & Measurement
Briefs: Software

When bringing new medical equipment or portable mobile medical devices to market, manufacturers turn to packaging engineers to develop custom case solutions that can enhance and...

Briefs: Medical
Technipaq, Inc.,
Crystal Lake, IL

At the onset of a project it seems there are a myriad of things that an engineer or packaging professional should consider when choosing an effective...

Products: Manufacturing & Prototyping

Bemis Company, Inc., Neenah, WI, has commercially-available alternatives to Barex resin-based packaging. Its new sealant structure, CXB™, is specifically designed for the healthcare market. This sealant is...

Products: Medical

igus, Inc., East Providence, RI, presents a range of new products developed to meet stringent demands of the packaging industry. Its tribo-tape material, made from proven self-lubricating iglide® A160...

Briefs: Packaging & Sterilization

Medical pouching is an innovative segment of standard packaging used primarily for delicate or sterile medical devices and disposables. The trend toward thinner, less expensive materials and components...

News: Medical

Parker Hannifin Corporation, Parflex Division, Ravenna, OH, offers TexLoc PTFE 4:1 Heat Shrink Tubing with the largest expansion ratio available in a PTFE tube. Operating in high temperatures up to 500°F,...

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