Everything you need to know about medical device creation

Medtech development is hard. Medical device creation can require manufacturing know-how in areas as wide-ranging as electrical components, high-performance polymers, molding and machining – and that doesn’t even include the required expertise in design, regulatory requirements and achieving reimbursement. The good news is that the companies serving the medical device industry have become specialized experts. Through

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Overmolding silicone onto thermoplastics: what you need for success

Overmolding silicone onto thermoplastics can be challenging, but offers advantages over TPEs that include chemical resistance, tensile strength and compression set. Here are some best practices to maximize your success. David Mulera, MedPlast Overmolding has become a fundamental technique for medical component manufacturers in recent years. It reduces assembly costs, improves quality and expands the limit

MedPlast acquires Coastal Life

MedPlast announced that it has acquired Coastal Life Technologies, its second acquisition in a three-month span. The financial details of the deal were not disclosed. MedPlast is working to expand its services and network of global manufacturing facilities to the world’s largest OEM. The acquisition of Coastal Life extends MedPlasts medical device assembly sites to

MedPlast completes buy of Vention division

MedPlast (Tempe, Ariz.) said today that it has closed on its acquisition of Vention’s medical device manufacturing services division. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. The device manufacturing services business has locations in New Jersey, Michigan, Puerto Rico and Costa Rica. “This acquisition is a first and important step in our strategic plan to expand

MedPlast and Nordson are divvying up Vention Medical

Nordson and MedPlast are each acquiring a piece of Vention Medical in the latest M&A deal to transform the medical device contract manufacturing landscape. Nordson (Westlake, Ohio) will pay $705 million in cash to acquire Vention’s advanced technologies division, which has locations in New Hampshire, Tennessee, Ireland, Minneapolis, Massachusetts, California, Colorado and Israel. MedPlast (Tempe,

JLL Partners and Water Street announce acquisition of MedPlast

Water Street Healthcare Partners and private equity shop JLL Partners said that they acquired MedPlast, a services provider to the medical device industry, for an undisclosed amount. Headquartered in Tempe, Ariz., MedPlast offers a range of engineering and manufacturing capabilities that support the world’s leading original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) with producing diagnostic, orthopedic, surgical and