Nortech Systems expands China manufacturing facility

Nortech Systems recently announced that it is expanding its Suzhou, China manufacturing space. The new manufacturing space will be 15,000 sq. ft bigger than it currently is and will still offer Nortech Systems’s full-service electrical manufacturing services. This expansion comes after the Maple Grove, Minn.-based company expanded its Mexico operations in February by building a new

High-volume manufacturing: Essential points to consider before you scale up

High-volume manufacturing typically involves the introduction of automation into the medical device fabrication and assembly process. A number of benefits usually follow: repeatability, heightened quality and lower (and more predictable) long-term costs of operation. Download the B. Braun Medical white paper.

C&K launches autoclave-safe medical switch product line

C&K announced that it has launched its medical switch product line of autoclave-safe switches. The new medical switches are designed to meet industry sterilization standards that protect patients from risks that comes from reusable tools. Sterilization helps prevent contamination from fluid and contagion ingress. “Medical device engineers are creating the applications that people entrust to

Diversified Plastics expands sales engineer and technical support team

Diversified Plastics (Minneapolis) recently announced that it has added three new sales engineer and technical support members to its team. Raymond Schenk has joined Diversified Plastics as senior sales engineer. He has over 24 years of experience in the plastic industries and will be responsible for the western territories of the company. Prior to joining the

Stryker, J&J and Abbott ranked as top companies to work at in the U.S.

Stryker, Johnson & Johnson and Abbott have been named as some of LinkedIn’s top companies to work at in 2018. This marks the third year of “LinkedIn’s Top Companies 2018: Where the U.S. wants to work now,” which names the companies that professionals most want to work at based on a set of data points collected

9 exhibitors at DeviceTalks Minnesota you should know

DeviceTalks Minnesota is an annual event that allows some of the best minds in medtech to exchange ideas, insights and technologies. Medical Design & Outsourcing’s parent company WTWH Media holds DeviceTalks annually in Boston, Orange County, Calif., and the Twin Cities in Minnesota. It is hosted by MassDevice and attendees can plan to enjoy networking with people

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How plant and animal proteins could restore skin tissue and accelerate healing

Harvard University researchers have developed wound dressings that can speed up healing and improve tissue regeneration using a protein commonly found in plants and animals. Researchers from the Harvard John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences (SEAS) and the Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering have created nanofiber dressings that are made of

Wabash MPI launches Vantage Series literature

Wabash MPI has released new literature about its Vantage Series presses. The literature outlines the standard Vantage press features, its available optional features and control system features. Wabash MPI included a chart with complete details about the presses, as well as specifications for each model including clamp force, cylinder and stroke, platen size, dimensions and

Zeus appoints Steve Peterson as president

Zeus (Orangeburg, S.C.) recently announced that it has appointed Steve Peterson as the company’s new president. The appointment took effect on May 1. Peterson recently served as the global head of marketing and sales, as well as senior VP at the company. He will continue to report to Zeus’s CEO as he transitions into the role

Biomerics, ATL Tech join up to buy Catheter Research

Biomerics and ATL Technology today announced they launched a joint venture to acquire Catheter Research, including its assets in Indianapolis and Costa Rica. Catheter Research Inc manufactures interventional catheters, tube sets and other assemblies for medical devices, the companies said. The company has specific expertise in tube extrusion, catheter assembly and final FDA product packaging

Minnesota Rubber and Plastics touts production capabilities at MD&M East

Minnesota Rubber and Plastics (Minneapolis) is touting its high precision plastic and elastomer medical component and assembly production capabilities at MD&M East this year. MD&M East is set to take place June 12-14 at the Jacob Javits Convention Center in New York City. The company uses advanced elastomers, engineered plastics and integrated plastic and elastomer

Medtech Innovation Expo in the U.K. plans to relocate and expand in 2019

Medtech Innovation Expo is planning for a larger and more effective platform for the industry in the U.K. and Ireland for next year. The expo is a networking opportunity that gathers designers, engineers, innovators and manufacturers from the medical and healthcare industries. The attendees have the opportunity to source products, explore new ideas, understand emerging

Watlow introduces new control panel series

Watlow recently launched its new Series C1 extra small, non-hazardous location control panel as part of its WatConnect control panel family. The new control panels are simple to order and set up and use the company’s thermal components in UL-recognized packaging that can be delivered within two weeks. Series C1 control panels are single-phase that

Emerson launches new Branson welding workstations

Emerson recently announced that it has launched its modular, custom engineered Branson welding workstations to help make the deployment of clean, secure and ergonomic production areas easier. The modular workstations are customizable and feature a height-adjustable, anodized-aluminum worktable and an ergonomic platform that weld-system operators can comfortably work on while standing or sitting. The worktable

Nelson Labs expands lab operations at Illinois facility

Nelson Labs recently announced that it has invested in expanding its operations and service capabilities at its Itasca, Ill. facility. The investment will offer upgrades to the laboratory facilities, in addition to a 10,000 sq. ft building expansion and renovated lab space. The upgrades will include a BI sterility suite to support EO sterilization validations