New Heights for 3D Printing

by Todd McDonald on April 11, 2014

Amazon’s recent testing of their delivery by drone concept … Facebook’s work to connect the world using drones, satellites and lasers … Domino’s publicity stunt to demonstrate how pizzas might be delivered in the future … Matternet’s plans for delivery of medical supplies to inaccessible developing areas via drones. Drones, or unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV’s), have [...]

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The Great Custom vs. Stock Debate

by Todd McDonald on April 2, 2014

If you have ever even dreamt of remodeling your kitchen, the question is bound to come up. Stock cabinets or custom? Either way, cabinetry will represent a big chunk of your remodeling budget. So it’s important to choose wisely. The same can be said when it comes to medical device packaging. True to their name, [...]

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The Future of Recyclable Medical Packaging

March 5, 2014

As one of the most vital areas of any hospital, operating rooms can generate as much as 40% of a hospital’s revenue. They can also produce as much as 30% of a hospital’s waste volume – consume half of its supplies budget – and consume the majority of a hospital’s water and electricity. The need [...]

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A Voluntary Standard We Can’t Do Without

February 27, 2014

Wouldn’t it be wonderful if a certification existed that could help you identify which medical thermoformers have systems in place to help you discover greater operational efficiencies, improve your risk management and increase compliance with quality and safety regulations? Well, you’re in luck. ISO 13485:2003 is a voluntary quality management system standard for companies that [...]

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