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Medical Devices Assembly
Food-borne illness is no laughing matter. In 1985, a listeriosis outbreak in Southern California killed as many as 40 people. The outbreak was eventually traced to a Mexican-style soft cheese contaminated with the bacterium Listeria monocytogenes.
PLAINFIELD TOWNSHIP, MI—Medical device manufacturer Avasure LLC will invest $1.9 million to expand its assembly plant here, creating 110 new jobs over the next three years.
New technology is often misunderstood. Manufacturers know this fact all too well.
Selecting the right leak detector for a particular application can be confusing.
JACKSON, TN—Medical device manufacturer Orchid Orthopedic will invest $976,000 in a new assembly plant here, creating 25 new jobs.
EVANSVILLE, IN—Systems integrator Evana Automation has received a contract from a medical device manufacturer to provide two automated assembly systems that will produce cardiac panel sensors.
As orthopedic and medical device technology evolves, so do the manufacturing processes of industry leaders like Acumed.
Medical device engineers are great at designing innovative, life-saving gizmos.
WASHINGTON—A new FDA report notes that medical device recalls have almost doubled in the past 10 years. The most common reason for recalls in that period was device and software design failure.