Abzena chooses Sartorius Stedim Biotech as its U.S. equipment supplier

Abzena recently announced that it has chosen Sartorius Stedim Biotech as its preferred U.S. equipment supplier. Under the deal, Abzena’s CDMO facilities in Bristol, Penn. and San Diego will be supplied with Sartorius Stedim Biotech equipment. Sartorius Stedim will supply end-to-end process solutions in single-use format. “We are pleased to have been selected by Abzena,

Norman Noble launches website redesign

Norman Noble (Highland Heights, Ohio) recently launched its new website that has been completely redesigned to allow ease of use for customers. The new site responsive web technology that can be viewed on mobile devices. The company also added an additive manufacturing technology section to the website to showcase some of its latest products in

Epec wins manufacturing award from Providence Business News

Epec Engineered Technologies (New Bedford, Mass.) is the recent winner of a manufacturing award for overall excellence from the Providence Business News’s 2018 Manufacturing Awards. Throughout 2017, Epec improved its supply chain management by consolidating small package air freight into a Hong Kong UPS warehouse. “This consolidation helped us increase speed of our shipments arriving

4 important molding techniques for medical contract manufacturers

Rena Ivory, Crescent Industries Injection molding has allowed many life-enhancing and life-saving medical devices to be within reach of millions of people, by making it possible to produce plastic medical products in large volumes and at competitive costs. Although the basic injection molding process is relatively simple—squeeze hot, molten thermoplastic into a metal mold, then

Raumedic showcasing polymer solutions at Medtec Europe 2018

Raumedic is showcasing some of its polymer solutions at Medtec Europe, set to take place in Stuttgart, Germany April 17-19. The company manufactures medical-grade components made from thermoplastics and silicone using its extrusion and injection-molding processes. All of the components are processed under clean-room conditions and are ISO Class 7 compliant. Raumedic has a variety

Raumedic appoints new board members

Raumedic recently announced that CEO Martin Bayer was appointed chairman of the company and has relocated his office to the company’s North Carolina office. The company also appointed Martin Schenkel to as a member of Raumedic’s board. As president and CEO of Raumedic, Bayer was previously the only board member. Since the company recently finished

Siemens launches industrial PCs for medical equipment market

Siemens recently announced that it plans to market a full suite of industrial personal computers and other similar products for the medical equipment market in North America. Siemens has the embedded and panel PC products assembled at its facility in Lebanon, Ohio. Assembling the industrial PCs in Ohio shortens lead times up to 40% for the

Stäubli touts new QMC system at NPE2018

Stäubli is showcasing its new injection molding workflow at NPE2018: The Plastics Show in Orlando, Fla. The company is demonstrating all of the essential process steps to achieve a fully automated injection molding machine. Stäubli’s workflow features networked industry 4.0-compatible components that allows single processes to coordinate and be optimized to make an automation solution that

Micron Solutions signs multi-year manufacturing agreement

Micron Solutions announced that its subsidiary Micron Products has entered a multi-year manufacturing agreement with its largest customer to supply patented components and assemblies to the company. Micron will be the exclusive manufacturer of injection molded products through the agreement. The terms and conditions of the agreement also include product quality, product changes, deliveries and

Tech-Etch touts thin metal parts manufacturing

Tech-Etch is touting its manufacturing of precision thin metal parts from specialty stainless steel alloys like MP35 that can be used in medical device implants, Elgiloy that is used in replacement heart valves and 716 and 420 alloys used for surgical blades. Tech-Etch uses a photo etching process to create component parts for industrial, aerospace and

Sensirion releases pressure-resistant mass flow meter

Sensirion recently unveiled its SFM4200 digital mass flow meter that is designed to be used for gas mixing in medtech applications. The SFM4200 has a high pressure resistance that can be operated at pressures of up to 8 bar pressure. It can also measure flow rates up to 160 slm with a rapid signal processing

Douglas Medical Products launches EcoFLX Empty IV Mixing Container line

Douglas Medical Products (Chicago) recently launched its EcoFLX Empty IV Mixing Container product line as part of the FDA’s initiative to address the shortage of empty IV containers in the U.S. Clear and flexible EcoFLX containers will be available in PVC-free, latex-free, DEHP-free and EVA materials with sizes ranging from 100mL to 5000mL. “We are pleased

Carbon partners with Dentca and Dreve for 3D-printed dentures

Carbon recently partnered with Dentca and Dreve to make 3D printed dentures and gingiva masks and trays. The collaboration will allow the production of customized 3D printed dental products on Carbon printers using materials from Dentca and Dreve. “While 3D printing is not new to the dental market, Carbon provides a complete solution with a

Raumedic receives ISO quality-standard certification for pharmaceutical packaging

Raumedic recently gained ISO-standard 15378:2016-3 certification for its packaging solutions in the pharmaceutical industry. ISO standard 15378 requirements are outlined for primary pharmaceutical packaging producers. Because packaging comes into contact with pharmaceutical, packaging has to be manufactured carefully. “Monitored processes and production in the clean room help us keep contamination risks to a minimum,” Winifried

Solar Atmospheres receives MedAccred accreditation

Solar Atmospheres (Hermitage, Penn.) announced that it has received MedAccred Heat Treating accreditation. The company became the eighth plant internationally and fifth plant nationally to receive the certification. According to Performance Review Institute, MedAccred is an industry managed supply chain oversight program that focuses on patient safety. It ensures that requirements are met and helps identify