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Medical Devices Assembly
Given the global marketplace, shouldn't manufacturing and test equipment be equipped with user-friendly controls with different language options?
With youth comes enthusiasm and originality. Managers at the four-year-old medical products manufacturer Urogyn BV wholeheartedly agree with, and applaud, this statement.
In ultrasonic plastic welding, three process variables directly affect weld quality: amplitude, duration and force.
An aerial view of Brookhaven National Laboratory (BNL) in Long Island, NY, shows an impressive half-mile ring structure: the National Synchrotron Light Source II (NSLS-II) accelerator, scheduled for completion in 2015. NSLS-II will support research in engineering, biology, physics, chemical and materials sciences, and nanoscience.
Family-owned Altman Manufacturing Co. Inc. has built tool-and-die-cutting, fabrication and automation equipment since 1942 at its plant in Lisle, IL. Customers use the equipment to produce rubber and plastic goods that do not have a defined geometry.
Firearm manufacturing has come a long way from the days when a room full of gunsmiths was needed to ensure accurate, quality weapons. Nonetheless, manufacturing parts for firearms still requires a deep understanding of how the many small parts work together to create a successful weapon.
WASHINGTON—The federal government shutdown is delaying reviews and approvals of medical devices.
It’s planning time. It’s time to define the projects, the resources, and the timelines for next year’s work.
WASHINGTON—Many U.S. companies aren’t counted as manufacturers by the government, but are still heavily involved in the manufacturing of goods, according to a new report from the National Bureau of Economic Research. The prevalence of these “factory-less goods producers”—Apple Inc. is a prime example—suggests that the country might have more manufacturing capabilities than official statistics suggest.