There is a skilled labor shortage in our industry and there are two solutions to this problem: Hire skilled employees away from your competition or improve your own employees' skill sets. Each solution has advantages and disadvantages.
Industry experts will address issues such as medical tubing measurement and quality control, optimization of profile dies for multi-lumen extrusion and the science of cutting medical tubing with minimal particulates.
This week, FDA cleared the first duodenoscope with a disposable distal cap. The new design improves access to the device for cleaning and reprocessing, preventing contaminated tissue or fluids from remaining on the device and infecting patients.
The agreement reportedly establishes clear-cut guidelines preserving the security of patents and other intellectual property, which is an enormous victory for both manufacturers and consumers, said Omix-ADA (Suwanee, GA).
Mold Craft (Willernie, MN) builds micro molds specifically engineered for purpose-built machines manufactured by Wittmann Battenfeld (Torrington, CT). Both companies strive to meet the rapidly growing demand for small, tight-tolerance medical components.