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  • Expanding design horizons with gas-assist molding

    Scott Rishell, Senior Design Engineer, Mack Molding Gas-assist molding, the process of using nitrogen gas pressure to fully form a part, increases design and manufacturing options for injection molded components. Traditional plastic processing brings design and manufacturing benefits through repeatable, high-volume and high-quality part production coupled with cost reductions, but its versatility can be expanded […]

  • Why a global footprint is a business imperative, not a buzzword

    Oscar Ford, Business Development Manager, Preh IMA Automation A global manufacturing footprint can help companies capture value for their businesses by accessing talent and reducing costs. Here’s how to successfully execute this strategy without falling into a reactionary offshore initiative. In the last two decades there was an undeniable shift in the U.S. toward offshoring […]

  • Patient with complete spinal cord injury regains voluntary motor function

    Patients who have lost mobility in their legs due to complete spinal cord injury could soon regain lost motor function below the level of injury, thanks to a new study at the University of Louisville. Motor function was recovered after study participants received long-term activity-based training and spinal cord epidural stimulation (scES). After approximately 34.5 […]

  • Insightec wins most innovative medical technology of 2017

    Insightec’s Exablate Neuro has won the Galien Foundation’s award for most innovative medical technology of 2017 at the 11th Annual Prix Galien USA Awards. The award ceremony took place on Oct. 26 at the American History Museum of Natural History in New York City. The Exablate Neuro is an ultrasound device that is FDA-approved to treat […]

  • Medtech stories we missed this week: Oct. 27, 2017

    From RadiaDyne’s FDA expansion to NuVasive launching its new implants, here are seven medtech stories we missed this week but thought were still worth mentioning. 1. FDA expands indications for RadiaDyne’s OARtrac dose monitor RadiaDyne announced in an Oct. 24 press release that it has received additional FDA clearance for its upcoming OARtrac. The OARtrac allows […]

  • The top 10 medical disruptors of 2018

    Each year the Cleveland Clinic determines what the top 10 disruptors in healthcare will be for the following year. The criteria to be considered a disruptor is that it has to be so innovative that it could change healthcare in a significant way in the next year. Approximately 150 to 200 Cleveland Clinic physicians from […]

  • MINMAX announces new DC/DC converters

    MINMAX has announced its new MKW015M and MKW020M families of IEC/EN/ES 60601-1 Type BF approved medical DC/DC converters offering 15W and 20W of single/dual output power in the industry standard 1-by-2 inch footprint. Each of the MKW15M and MKW20M consist of 21 models offering input ranges of 9~18, 18~36, 36~75Vin and outputs of 5, 5.1, […]

  • Integer posts street-beating Q3

    Integer today posted third quarter earnings that beat expectations on Wall Street. The Frisco, Texas-based company posted profits of $13.7 million, of 43¢ per share, on sales of $363.3 million for the 3 months ended September 29, seeing bottom-line growth of 19.5% while sales grew 4.8% compared to the same period last year. Adjusted to […]

  • Flex posts Q2 FY2018 earnings beat

    Flex today posted second quarter 2018 earnings results that met expectations on Wall Street. The San Jose, Calif.-based company posted profits of $205.1 million, or 38¢ per share, on sales of $6.3 billion for the 3 months ended September 30, seeing the bottom line swing from $2.5 million in the red while sales grew 4.4% […]

  • Validation and testing: What you need to know

    James Woods, Senior Research Scientist, Jordi Labs In an increasingly competitive medical device industry, it’s still important that validation and testing is done right. Here are four things to keep in mind. Medical device industry leaders these days are driving results at an ever-increasing pace. Amid patent limitations, intense competition and acute regulatory scrutiny, there’s […]

  • Raumedic to present polymer solutions at Compamed and Medica

    Raumedic will be presenting its polymer solutions for medical and pharmaceutical applications at Compamed and Medica on Nov. 13-16 in Düsseldorf, Germany. The company is showcasing its highly flexible, high-pressure tubing that is used for angiography as well as its disposable cartridges for wearable drug delivery systems. High-pressure tubing for angioplasty needs to have optimal […]

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