Medical Devices Assembly

Articles about assembly technologies and trends in the medical device industry.

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Ultrasonic Plastic Welder Ensures Reliability of Food Safety Device

July 1, 2014

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.


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Medical Device Manufacturer to Add Jobs in Michigan

May 22, 2014

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.


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Options for Curing UV Adhesives

Manufacturers still rely on traditional methods, but often enhance their systems with an LED light source.
May 1, 2014

New technology is often misunderstood. Manufacturers know this fact all too well.


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How to Implement a Leak Detector

These tips will help you obtain accurate results with a helium-based leak detector.
May 1, 2014

Selecting the right leak detector for a particular application can be confusing.


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Medical Device Manufacturer Coming to Tennessee

April 16, 2014

JACKSON, TN—Medical device manufacturer Orchid Orthopedic will invest $976,000 in a new assembly plant here, creating 25 new jobs.


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Hoffmann on Testing

Where Is Your Old School Technology?

April 10, 2014
There are times when leak testing experts advocate "going old school."
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Systems Integrator Wins Contract for Medical Device Assembly Systems

April 10, 2014

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.


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Framing Forms Backbone of Medical Device Manufacturing

April 1, 2014

 As orthopedic and medical device technology evolves, so do the manufacturing processes of industry leaders like Acumed. 


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Design controls help prevent medical device failures

April 1, 2014

 Medical device engineers are great at designing innovative, life-saving gizmos.  


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Medical Device Recalls Have Doubled in 10 Years

March 31, 2014

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.


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Presses for Medical Device Assembly

Senior Editor Jim Camillo writes about case histories that explain why medical device manufacturers are using presses to solve diverse assembly challenges.

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Behind the Scenes at Ford's Michigan Assembly Plant

People are the heart and soul of the 2012 Assembly Plant of the Year. This slideshow shows some of the men and women who build three different types of electrified vehicles alongside traditional gas-powered cars on the auto industry’s most flexible assembly line—Ford’s Michigan Assembly Plant in Wayne, MI. Photos courtesy Ford Motor Co.

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