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Top 100 Medical Device Companies of 2019

Thu, 20/02/2020 - 3:01am

See which companies lead the pack in the medtech industry with our free 2019 ranking of the top 100 public medical device and diagnostics companies by sales. Information in the report includes the following:

  • Company name
  • Exchange ticker
  • Exchange
  • 2019 revenue
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Simulation of Radiation Sterilization: Selection and Optimization of the Right Source

Wed, 19/02/2020 - 3:01am
When using radiation sterilization, medical device and pharmaceutical companies are faced with the choiceof gamma, electron-beam, or x-ray sources. But which one to choose? While it may be tempting to go withthe familiar option, each of these techniques has its own benefits that might make it the ideal choice
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Simulation of Radiation Sterilization: Guiding Product Design

Wed, 19/02/2020 - 3:01am
In a typical product design process, testing to ensure that the sterilization regulations are met is only performed after the product has been fully designed, built, tested, and readied for mass production. There is an inherent risk to this approach: a great deal of effort and resources have been invested in
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Simulation of Radiation Sterilization: Choosing the Best Packing Configuration

Wed, 19/02/2020 - 3:01am
For cost reduction, it is beneficial to choose a packing configuration that allows for the highest throughput. Typically, the ideal arrangement is found through experimental trial-and-error. In addition to being expensive and time-consuming, such an approach might miss the packing configuration that finds the
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Sterility Testing of Medical Devices: An Overview

Tue, 18/02/2020 - 3:01am
A sterile medical device is one that is free from viable microorganisms. Medical devices produced under standard manufacturing conditions in accordance with the requirements for Quality Management Systems (QMS) may have microorganisms present on and/or within them prior to sterilization (non-sterile products)
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Why Lean Manufacturing is Essential to Superior Product Quality

Thu, 06/02/2020 - 3:01am
Contract manufacturing is a form of controlled chaos because most facilities have at least 30 different customers with differences in product technologies, preferred vendors, process specifications and demand patterns being manufactured in the same production area. SigmaTron International incorporates Lean ma
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Continuous Microbial Air Monitoring in Clean Room Environments

Thu, 06/02/2020 - 3:01am
Environmental monitoring is an important part of quality assurance for the production environments of medical devices and sterile pharmaceutical products. Especially for aseptic filling lines where products are filled without a terminal sterilization step it is of utmost importance for product safety and thus
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The Benefits of Outsourcing with A Full Service Contract Manufacturer

Tue, 04/02/2020 - 3:01am

Contract manufacturers serving the medical device market typically divide into two distinct segments: electronics contract manufacturing and precision engineering contract manufacturers. Electronics contract manufacturers build both printed circuit board assemblies (PCBAs) and electromechanical systems. Pr

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High Efficiency Motors

Mon, 03/02/2020 - 3:01am
To understand the concept of high efficiency motors, you must first know how to calculate efficiency and the losses associated with the motor components themselves.

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Motor Type Selection

Mon, 03/02/2020 - 3:01am
Parameters that define a motor type are the mechanical output power, the shaft bearing system, the commutation systemused, and the possible combinations with gearheads and sensors. The most important criteria include the speed andtorque requirements, and the commutation system.
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Using Polyisoprene to Differentiate Your Medical Device

Tue, 28/01/2020 - 3:01am
3 Key Takeaways for Engineers
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Surgical Robotics: The Market Landscape Today and Tomorrow

Fri, 24/01/2020 - 3:01am

Robotic surgery has been a reality since Intuitive Surgical came to market in 2000, but recent innovations are transforming the landscape significantly. Both startups and traditional medical device companies have introduced robotic approaches for a range of surgical procedures, while Intuitive has already

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Piezo Technology in Pneumatic Valves

Fri, 24/01/2020 - 3:01am
Piezo valves are often a better alternative to conventional solenoid valves, especially in the areas of flow and pressure control and as directly controlled proportional valves. They are small, lightweight, extremely precise, very durable, incredibly fast and above all they save energy. For example, piezo v
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Meeting the Emerging Challenges in Manufacturing: The Practical Applications of Lightweight Robotics

Fri, 24/01/2020 - 3:01am

Today's global marketplace has changed and continues to change the dynamics of manufacturing. The speed of business is accelerating, competition has increased dramatically, and competitors are as likely to emerge from across the globe as around the corner.

This white paper examines the advances in me

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Eliminating Adhesives in Medical Tubing Assemblies

Wed, 22/01/2020 - 3:01am

EJ BioMed, an Eldon James Company, released information on the successful testing and application of PVC FREE tubing and fittings that do not require adhesives. Working alongside their supplier, Teknor Apex, the assemblies were tested for pull-off force, flow test, and leak test. The EJ BioMed fittings c

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Check Valve Assembly

Fri, 17/01/2020 - 3:01am
Topical oxygen therapy is used to treat patients with nonhealing wounds. A new topical oxygen system utilizes a unique check valve that stops the fl ow of oxygen out of the oxygen-enriched container if the patient disconnects it from the oxygen source. The relief valve maintains the infl ation pressure inside
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Needless Injector

Fri, 17/01/2020 - 3:01am
Provide the complete assembly of 39 components for improved quality while streamlining the projects oversight responsibility. Eliminate the customer's management of multiple vendors supplying individual components. 
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Automated Pill Dispenser

Fri, 17/01/2020 - 3:01am
An automated pill dispensing system manufacturer required a unique seal coupler design to enhance pill counting and dispensing functions. Minnesota Rubber and Plastics provided a new lip seal design solving the initial problem of seal alignment with a more precise fitting lip configuration at the seal end for
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Surgical Robotics: The Market Landscape Today and Tomorrow

Wed, 15/01/2020 - 3:01am

Next-gen robotic-assisted platforms must be more Compact, Flexible, and Cost-Effective while leveraging cutting-edge technologies to allow for enhanced pre-operative planning, intra-operative guidance, and, ultimately, better patient outcomes.

When you read this whitepaper, you will learn about:<

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High Efficiency Motors

Wed, 15/01/2020 - 3:01am
To understand the concept of high efficiency motors, you must first know how to calculate efficiency and the losses associated with the motor components themselves. 
The final measured efficiency of a motor is calculated based only on the elements of the particular application they'r
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