Medical device manufacturer Becton Dickinson (BD; Franklin Lakes, NJ) has agreed to divest two of its product lines and related assets to Merit Medical (South Jordan, UT) contingent on the closing of BD’s proposed $24-billion acquisition of CR Bard Inc.
While Hurricane Maria dealt a devastating blow to the island’s medical device industry, analysts say that it didn’t create but merely exacerbated the shortage of IV bags that is hitting mainland hospitals.
The addition of Shore Plastic Technologies (Millville, NJ) to its portfolio caps a year of robust investments by Comar (Buena, NJ) designed to help customers respond to a competitive business environment.
DiFusion Technologies (Austin, TX) chose Zeniva ZA-500 polyetheretherketone as the base polymer for its ZFUZE osteo-conductive PEEK composite for spinal implants. The compound exhibited large areas of new bone formation on all bone implant surfaces.
The wearable devices market is exploding, with double-digit growth projected through 2021. Developing a look and feel for your wearable device that delight users begins with a keen understanding of the materials selection process.
Repeating mold qualification and process validation in the final production environment, which is typically required in the medical and automotive industries, is costly and time consuming. There are steps you can take to mitigate the process.