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What is ASTM F1980 and Why Should You Care?

For medical device packaging, one essential criterion is that the packaging you choose protects the device and maintains its sterile integrity over the shelf-life of the product. ASTM F1980 is the industry standard that governs accelerated …

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Fundamentals of the CAPA Quality Process

A good medical device contract manufacturer must have a rigorous quality system in place to ensure that the device is protected and safe for use. Part of that system should include a detailed corrective and preventive action process outlined …

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PRO-TECH Design Purchases Minnesota Contract Manufacturer

PRO-TECH Design Purchases Minnesota Contract Manufacturer

PRO-TECH Design & Manufacturing, Inc. is returning to its roots in Minnesota. With the acquisition of Surgical Technologies, Inc. (STI), PRO-TECH owners are …

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2022 – Making the Case for a Positive Outlook

The Essentials of Medical Device Packaging Validation

Packaging validations are a critical part of the overall medical device packaging process. Validations ensure that the packaging material, sealing processes, handling and distribution …

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2022 – Making the Case for a Positive Outlook

The Essentials of Medical Device Outsourcing

Outsourcing production and assembly of medical devices is a common practice in the medical device industry and this article will delve into…

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2022 – Making the Case for a Positive Outlook

The Essentials of Medical Device Assembly

Let’s start at the beginning and define our topic – “Contract Assembly” refers to an OEM (Original Equipment Manufacturer) outsourcing the assembly …

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2022 – Making the Case for a Positive Outlook

The Essentials of Medical Device Packaging

On the surface, it may seem that providing proper packaging for anything is straightforward. You need a box, maybe some packaging material…

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2022 – Making the Case for a Positive Outlook

2022 – Making the Case for a Positive Outlook

It might seem counterintuitive for some given all the negative headlines as we kick off the new year, but we have a positive outlook on 2022…

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5 Tips to Find a Trusted Medical Device Contract Manufacturer

5 Tips to Find a Trusted Medical Device Contract Manufacturer

Outsourcing assembly and packaging of products to contract manufacturers is very common in the medical device industry…

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Medical Device Contract Manufacturing - Supply Chain Agility

The supply chain has become a sensitive topic lately.  It is not a subject that most of us typically pay much…

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#backtobetter

As we emerge from quarantine and start to resume a more normal work life in the US, it is interesting to contemplate what the return to work…

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2021 Predictions - Pause, Stretch & Flex

Protecting your medical device from design to patient

The ultimate purpose of Medical Device packaging is to ensure that the device is protected from…

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2021 Predictions - Pause, Stretch & Flex

2021 Predictions - Pause, Stretch & Flex

If you teleported back one year ago, what predictions would you have made for 2020? Undoubtedly, they would have…

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Medical Device Outsourcing - Reduce Costs and Headaches

When considering whether to outsource the packaging and assembly of a medical device, companies often …

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Remote Packaging Collaboration

There are a lot of things we miss by being physically distanced from our customers. One of them is that medical device packaging conversations often involve back and forth discussions about de …

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Medical Device Labeling – Too Often an Afterthought

Accurate medical device labeling is a critical component to any quality control system. Often though, labeling is only considered at the end of the…

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Pouches Getting Smarter

I ran across a very good article the other day about the growth of the Wearable Medical Device Market and it struck me as exciting, but also mildly amusing. PRO-TECH Design has been sewing …

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How to Navigate an Audit During a Pandemic

For anyone in the medical device industry, ISO Audits are stressful enough and there is a lot riding on them. However, in the current situation, now you add…

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Adapting to Industry Trends

This month, Packaging Technology Today, features an article from PRO-TECH CEO and Founder, Pam McMaster. In the article, Pam shares insights on “Adapting to Trends in the Industry”.

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How to Navigate an Audit During a Pandemic

Top 5 Considerations to choose the right Medical Device Contract Packager

With nearly 40 years of experience in medical device packaging, we’ve seen it all. Working with Quality Managers…

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Remaining Competitive in the Medtech Industry

We are excited to share an article from our President, Aaron Swanson, about “Remaining Competitive in the Medtech Industry” at MD+DI.

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Medical Device Packaging - Benefits of Outsourcing

In response to the turmoil caused by COVID-19, some medical device companies are re-focusing their resources against what they do best.

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