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Supplier Stories for the Week of October 8

Here’s what was new in the world of medical device suppliers during the week of October 8.

  • This is a compilation of the latest news from suppliers in the medical device industry. If you have news you’d like to submit for potential inclusion in this weekly roundup, please send a press release and any related images to [email protected] with the subject line “Supplier Stories.”


  • Autocam Medical, a medical contract manufacturer, has received ISO 13485:2016 recertification on its facility in Plymouth, MA.

    “This recertification indicates our continued investment in a quality management system which ensures process control, accurate reporting, and traceability. This approach dramatically improves manufacturing integrity, reduces lead time, and provides the most reliable and high quality medical device components for our customers,” Greg Coberly, global director of Quality at Autocam Medical, said in a press release. “This facility is also certified under ISO 9001, the quality management standard that demands a relentless focus on continuous improvement.”

    [Image courtesy of AUTOCAM MEDICAL]

  • Minnesota Rubber and Plastics has added a new Class 8 cleanroom to its 70,000-square foot manufacturing facility in Litchfield, MN. This addition and the new machinery double the facility’s cleanroom capacity.

    “The Litchfield expansion represents a continuation of Minnesota Rubber and Plastics commitment to the global medical and pharmaceutical industry,” Lih Fang Chew, global vice president of Marketing-MedPharma, said in a press release. “During the last decade, the company has tripled the size of its medical manufacturing facilities in River Falls, Wisconsin with new and expanded Class 7 and 8 clean rooms. Also included are greatly expanded compound and material testing facilities in Mason City, Iowa.”

    Read the press release for more.

    Visit Minnesota Rubber and Plastics at Booth #1141 during MD&M Minneapolis.


  • NAI unveiled its new Solutions Center facility in Troy, MI this month. Design and application engineers at the 5000-square foot center will work to give clients customized offerings and services.

    “NAI has well established operations in its plants for product development and engineering when the customer has a connectivity solution in mind,” Jason Porter, NAI’s vice president of Engineering and Continuous Improvement and head of the Solutions Center, said in a press release. “However, if a customer has an application, and is unsure what the best connectivity solution might be, the Solutions Center will solve this design requirement.”

    Read the press release for more.

    Visit NAI at Booth #2628 during MD&M Minneapolis.


  • Qosina is releasing its product catalog for 2018, with about 150 new parts and more than 5000 stock components, according to the company.

    See the 2018 product catalog here.

    Visit Qosina at Booth #2222 during MD&M Minneapolis.

    [Image courtesy of QOSINA]

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