Catheter and Medical Design today announced that it has acquired VitalDyne Medical for an undisclosed amount. Through the acquisition, Catheter and Medical Design takes ownership of VitalDyne's laser cutting, welding, micromachining and finished device manufacturing capabilities to complement its existing complex catheter shaft design and … [Read more...] about Catheter & Medical Design acquires VitalDyne Medical
Biomerics recently announced that it is doubling its manufacturing footprint in Costa Rica and Texas. The Salt Lake City, Utah-based company broke ground on a new greenfield plant adjacent to its current operations in the La Zeta Free Trade Zone in Cartago, Costa Rica. The new facility totals 110,000 sq. ft and will include engineering labs, … [Read more...] about Biomerics expands Costa Rica, Texas manufacturing operations
Plastic and silicone tubing manufacturer NewAge Industries (Southampton, Pa.) expanded into a recently vacated warehouse at its headquarters in Bucks County, Pennsylvania. The company said it has experienced significant growth over the past several years and needed more room for its inventory of tubing, reinforced hose, custom molded products, and … [Read more...] about NewAge Industries announces expansion, plans another
TechnoMed this week announced that is rebranding to become Tecnoideal America, effective Jan. 12. The Derwood, Md.-based company's name change is part of its larger initiative to establish a local presence in North and South America. Tecnoideal America will build its local technical capabilities with technical experts to serve customers on … [Read more...] about TechnoMed is rebranding to Tecnoideal America
Hospitals' need for single-use surgical instruments may spike as they resume elective procedures following the worst of COVID-19. Outsourcing with a credible tubing partner allows OEMs to focus on core competencies internally and free up other resources for maximum competitive advantage. Jim Jock, Micro As elective surgeries resume during … [Read more...] about How the resumption of elective surgery may spur demand for high-volume surgical instruments
Amid the global crisis caused by the coronavirus pandemic, hospitals and healthcare facilities are reporting shortages of vital equipment that not only keeps the patients safe, but the staffers, too. One important device for which demand has ramped up is ventilators for patients who need assistance with their breathing due to the respiratory … [Read more...] about Could these DIY ventilators stop coronavirus from killing people?
Syneo (West Palm Beach, Fla.) recently announced the release of its Accu-Drill DC402C system, which integrates hole drilling with cutting to precision lengths. Accu-Drill DC402C system combines features of Syneo's Accu-Cut 202L and Accu-Drill SD402C. The result, according to Syneo, is less catheter component manufacturing costs, increased … [Read more...] about This new Syneo system combines catheter drilling and cutting processes
MicroCare Medical has earned success selling its Swellex silicone swelling fluid to companies assembling medical tubing. Here’s how it works. MicroCare Medical (New Britain, Conn.) over the past decade has found that its Swellex silicone swelling fluid is a popular product for medical tubing manufacturers. “That’s because the swelling fluid … [Read more...] about This swelling fluid helps boost medical tubing assembly