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Industry 4.0

Want to know more about "smart" manufacturing and the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT)? Explore cutting-edge automation technologies that make up an Industry 4.0 architecture. Here you'll find Industry 4.0 manufacturing tips and expert advice.

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INSIDER: Medical

Over the past several years, manufacturers have grappled with fluctuating availability of electronic components paired with limited foundry capacity. As...

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Blog: Medical

The advent of Industry 4.0 marks a transformative change in the manufacturing landscape, presenting abundant prospects for enhanced efficiency, personalized solutions, and groundbreaking...

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Features: Medical
The Internet of Things has developed into an essential component of the medical manufacturing sector. The transformation IoT has brought about is both astonishing and inspiring. However, integrating IoT devices into medical manufacturing processes goes beyond following a trend.
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News: Medical

During an eventful week, manufacturing experts from across the globe congregated at the Alfândega Congress Center, a unique venue nearby Douro river, for...

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Blog: Manufacturing & Prototyping

Industry 4.0 is bringing about a fundamental shift in manufacturing, offering numerous opportunities for efficiency, customization, and innovation. This...

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Features: Connectivity
The digitized manufacturing environment is here and continues to gain momentum. For many companies in the life sciences arena, industry 4.0 is a business strategy.
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News: Software

Portugal’s Secretary of State for Digitalization and Administrative Modernization Mário Campolargo will deliver the inaugural speech at the MES &...

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Supplements: Test & Measurement
In our summer edition of the MDB Resource Guide, learn about new cleaning requirements and find the right company to match your medical-design needs.
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INSIDER: Medical

Researchers from Queen Mary University of London are part of a consortium of 19 partners that will aid personalized healthcare by using virtual copies of objects. EDITH (Ecosystem for...

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Briefs: Medical

Forty hours is a lot of time — for most of us, it’s a full working week. Nurses in healthcare settings, however, spend this amount of time searching for medical...

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Applications: Manufacturing & Prototyping

In reshaping the world toward a new, post-pandemic normal, the industry must leverage digital transformation at an accelerated pace. This shift is already happening — according to...

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Supplements: Manufacturing & Prototyping
In our summer edition of the MDB Resource Guide, learn about new cleaning requirements and find the right company to match your medical-design needs.
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Supplements: Materials
In our winter edition of the MDB Resource Guide, learn about new cleaning requirements and find the right company to match your medical-design needs.
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Products: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Medical-grade power adapters, fume hoods, image sensors, and more.
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Supplements: Motion Control
Our 2021 Resource Guide shows you the top manufacturers in materials, manufacturing, and a range of other medical-device categories.
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Products: Electronics & Computers
Embedded antennas, fume hoods, computing nodes, and more.
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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.
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Features: Robotics, Automation & Control
Many manufacturers still struggle to digitize the “last mile” of their factory floor.
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Features: Connectivity
The digital revolution under way in medtech manufacturing will continue to transform the industry into a more connected, efficient, and agile ecosystem.
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Features: Connectivity

Manufacturers in the medical industry face unique challenges in terms of product mix, throughput requirements, quality standards, and regulatory guidelines. Whether a company is developing...

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Features: Medical

Today's imaging systems save lives by making the unseen visible to a degree never before possible. Medical professionals can now view systems within the human body in...

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Briefs: Connectivity

A state-of-the-art brain-machine interface created by UC San Francisco neuroscientists can generate natural-sounding synthetic speech by using brain activity to control a virtual vocal tract...

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Features: Medical

Over the past few years, healthcare organizations have increasingly become one of the leading targets for cyber criminals with data breaches exposing personal patient...

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Features: Medical

We live in a fast-changing world that is delivering rapid advances in technology and greater consumer expectations. Along with changing...

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Products: Medical
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Microchip Technology, Chandler, AZ, has expanded its product line to include a new line of 8-bit microcontrollers (MCUs) that combine a controller area network (CAN) bus with an extensive...

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Features: Connectivity

Rapid prototyping has long played a vital role in the evolution of medical device technology. Effectively applied during a product's early design stages, it can generate...

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INSIDER: Manufacturing & Prototyping

In the past two decades, output growth in U.S. manufacturing has declined, but the largest firms have managed to thrive, notes a new report form McKinsey & Company. The tech sector,...

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Briefs: Robotics, Automation & Control

VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland, Tampere University of Technology (TUT), and Tampere University of Applied Sciences (TAMK) have established a joint digital factory demo in the Smart...

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Features: Manufacturing & Prototyping

With the advent of Industry 4.0, digital manufacturing promises speed, directness, and flexibility — so it needs a tool that meets those demands. Fortunately, the right technology has been evolving...

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Ask the Expert

Dan Sanchez on How to Improve Extruded Components
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Improving extruded components requires careful attention to a number of factors, including dimensional tolerance, material selection, and processing. Trelleborg’s Dan Sanchez provides detailed insights into each of these considerations to help you advance your device innovations while reducing costs and speeding time to market.

Inside Story

Inside Story: Validating Your Sterilization Process
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To find out more about sterile product development and registration, MDB recently spoke with Elizabeth Sydnor, Director of Microbiology of Eurofins Medical Device Testing (Lancaster, PA). Read the interview.

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