5 lessons advanced manufacturing presidents learned from their dads

Working with your father isn’t always something you grow up thinking you are going to do. And sometimes taking over your dad’s advanced manufacturing company wasn’t always the plan either. Dennis Tully, current president of MTD Micro Molding (Charlton, Mass.), was involved with the contract manufacturer from his high school days. He cleaned the machines

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Synova opens new micro-machining center in New Jersey

Synova, a manufacturer of high-precision laser cutting systems, announced April 10 that it has relocated its North American Micro-Machining Center (MMC) operations to Secaucus, N.J. The MMC offers laser machining services such as application trials, single and recurring cutting jobs and machine demonstrations. The new MMC will house two Laser MicroJet systems, the new 5-axis

Integer Holdings shares dip after Q4 earnings report

Shares in Integer Holdings (NYSE:ITGR) dropped today after the medical device maker released 4th quarter and full year 2016 earnings that beat earnings per share expectations but missed on revenue.  The Frisco, Texas-based company—a major U.S. medical device contract manufacturer—posted profits of $7.9 million, or 25¢ per share, on sales of $359.6 million for the 3 months ended

7 disruptive innovations from medical device suppliers

Medical device innovation doesn’t just come from small, single-product startups – contract manufacturers are increasingly a part of developing truly disruptive medtech.  Chris Newmarker, Managing Editor People sometimes make the mistake of viewing innovation as the product of a few geniuses and mavericks. But in fact, it is often the result of teamwork, as the writer

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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,

Corpus Medical gets recapitalization from Ampersand Capital Partners

Corpus Medical has recapitalized with Ampersand Capital Partners to further expand the company’s manufacturing capabilities and geographic footprint. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. Founded in 2009, Corpus Medical provides value-added contract development and manufacturing services by assisting customers in getting their products to market efficiently. Its focus is in contract development and

Lubrizol LifeSciences to showcase expanded medical device offerings at MD&M West

Lubrizol Corp.’s LifeSciences business will showcase its total solutions capabilities at the MD&M West 2017 Exposition, at Booth #2001, Feb. 7-9 at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, Calif. Lubrizol LifeSciences, along with its acquisitions Vesta and Particle Sciences, boasts what its officials claim is a unique set of medical device–related offerings: polymer customization, development

MD&M West 2017: 7 medical device industry supplier innovations

Updated Feb. 10, 2017 More than 20,000 engineers and executives headed to Anaheim, California, over the past week for MD&M West—which its creator UBM bills as the world’s largest annual medical device manufacturing event. The event boasts a multitude of medical device–related products and services, ranging from co-extrusion to metal cleaning fluids. Here are 7 of the

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Jade Group International expands China operations

Jade Group International—a global provider of tooling and manufacturer of plastic parts and components to medical device makers and other industries—has announced an expansion of its China operations in response to growing demand for its products in North America, Canada, and Europe. In December, the company moved its tooling operation into a new 1600-sq-meter leased

5 things to consider when choosing a medical device contract manufacturer

Keystone Solutions Group If you’re in search of a medical device contract manufacturer, it’s important you don’t just go with the first company you contact. You should consider at least two or three manufacturing companies and compare them with each other based on the following considerations. The medical device manufacturer should: 1. Have relevant technological

Design, development and manufacturing partners are medtech’s silver lining

Here’s a positive development for medtech: the existence of a great variety of strategic design, development and manufacturing partners. Jim Reed, Vice President of Business Development and Marketing, Minnetronix Predicting the future and planning a path through the uncertain medical device world is not easy.  We all occasionally take a glance in the rearview mirror