At TEQ, we feel it is important to understand the importance of the potential harmonization between ISO 11607 and the EU’s Medical Device Regulations. That’s why we partnered with PMMI to write a blog. To hear more about our capabilities, visit our website or connect with us at Pack Expo in Chicago. You can register here.
Exploring Thermoform Packaging for Medical Devices
By Todd McDonald, director of sales and marketing, TEQ
TEQ has worked with global medical device manufacturers for many years, and when they started asking for capabilities and manufacturing in Europe, we listened. In 2016, TEQ acquired Plastique, a thermoforming company with locations in the UK and Poland.
Now that we operate in multiple locations, we need our cleans rooms to operate under the EU’s Medical Device Regulations and the ISO 11607 Standard. And there has been a push to harmonize these two standards. Part of harmonizing the standard is the ability to prove aseptic presentation. Being able to aseptically present medical devices in a sterile environment is becoming more important than ever and is likely going to become part of the ISO standard.
With many ways to package a medical device, it may be hard to decide which route to take. But packaging a medical device with a thermoformed package can have the following advantages:
TEQ Thermoform Engineered Quality will showcase its latest medical device packaging technologies in booth W-888 at Healthcare Packaging EXPO in October.