Resonetics acquires Aduro Laser

Resonetics announced that it has acquired Aduro Laser. The financial details of the deal were not disclosed. “We are very excited to partner with Grayson Beck and Demian Backs, who have created raving fans with Aduro’s disruptive business model,” Tom Burns, Resonetics’ CEO, said. “We share a similar culture with an emphasis on innovation, speed

Manufacturing drug device products: challenges and best practices

Integrating a drug with a mechanical device can, in some cases, improve patient outcomes and boost sales. But manufacturing these products is no simple feat: It often requires a specialized contract manufacturer with extensive experience in the field to make a drug-device combo buildable and scalable. There’s a lot to consider when manufacturing a medical

Resonetics adds applications development lab and nitinol processing to San Diego facility

Resonetics has announced its plans to add a Lightspeed ADLTM application development lab to its manufacturing site in San Diego. The site will offer a variety of micro manufacturing tools to service medical device and diagnostics customers and will feature various laser wavelengths optimized for polymers, glass and metals. In addition, the San Diego facility

Resonetics plans Minnesota laser micro-manufacturing plant

Resonetics said today it is opening a laser micro-manufacturing facility in Plymouth, Minn. The new 9,000 sq. ft facility will include a range of laser workstations which incorporate various wavelengths , as well as a Class 8 cleanroom option and a Lightspeed ADLTM environment, the company said. “The Minneapolis/St. Paul area is one of the

Resonetics adds Process Development Center of Excellence

Resonetics has added a second Lightspeed ADLTM Application Development Lab in its Dayton, OH facility to complement the existing lab in Boston. This new 1,100 sq. ft. Lightspeed ADL operation is staffed with 11 engineers and technicians, and it has dedicated systems for laser ablation, cutting and welding. The Dayton site will focus on metal

Resonetics expands to Costa Rica and completes rebranding of Mound Laser

Resonetics announced its plans to open a new production facility in the Coyol Free Zone Business Park in Alajuela, Costa Rica. The new 18,000 sq. ft. (1,670 sq. m.) plant will feature a large Class 8 cleanroom, state-of-the-art, ultrafast laser systems and 24/6 operations. It’s anticipated that operations will commence in the fourth quarter of

Resonetics acquires Mound Laser

Resonetics said today that it acquired Mound Laser & Photonics Center for an undisclosed amount, expanding its footprint beyond polymers and glass into laser micro-machined medical device components in metal. “The team at Mound Laser has made impressive strides in recent years, taking on very difficult-to-manufacture components in the neurovascular, structural heart and peripheral vascular

New Patent for Machining Three-Dimensional Objects Improves Throughput and Lowers Manufacturing Costs

NASHUA, N.H., October 15, 2015 – Micromachining of medical device and diagnostic products often requires fabrication of multiple features on multiple surfaces of a single component. In order to present the work piece to the ablating laser beam, the part must be rotated and translated several times with high precision. Even for small parts this